Bre Pettis, a former schoolteacher, and his co-founders Adam Mayer and Zach Smith started MakerBot Industries in 2009 with the hope of making 3D printing more accessible.
[credit provider=”Daniel Goodman / Business Insider”] If you’re unfamiliar, Brooklyn-based MakerBot Industries sells 3D printers can make nearly anything out of plastic.Using CAD software on your computer, you can sketch out a 3D model and use your MakerBot to manifest it in the real world.
Brooklyn-based MakerBot, a startup that makes 3D printers, has raised $10 million.
[credit provider=”Thingiverse user JamieClay”] It’s a bird. It’s a plane. Nope, that green thing you may see outside your plane window is a miniature of Steven Colbert’s head. MakerBot Industries, the manufacturer of the first affordable 3-D printer, sent a model of Colbert into space — or at least up […]
[credit provider=”MakerBot” url=”http://www.makerbot.com/blog/2011/06/08/what-youre-not-watching-its-time-to-mash-up-stephen-colbert/”] Bre Pettis is CEO and co-founder of MakerBot Industries, a Brooklyn startup that makes affordable consumer-grade 3D printers.When Pettis appeared on The Colbert Report last night, he showed a few wacky 3D remixes of Colbert’s head, such as the eagle to the right. He put a high-quality […]
To hear enthusiasts tell it, the technique of additive manufacturing, better known as 3D printing, has the potential to change not just manufacturing, but the world.
Brooklyn startup MakerBot Industries just introduced something really cool. It’s a new part for its 3D printers, a “stepper motor-driven extruder that can turn at a consistent rate.”