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Top 20: Most Popular 3D Scanners and 3D Scanning Software

Top 20: Most Popular 3D Scanners and 3D Scanning Software

3D scanning is all about capturing real-world data and converting it into a 3D model. Until recently, 3D scanners were mainly used for industrial applications but as 3D printing has become more common, especially for makers and hobbyists, the demand for scanning devices that can transform real objects into 3D printable models has grown – and driven prices down. So what’s the most popular, affordable, 3D scanning hardware and software? Read on to discover our top 20 3D scanning solutions!

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Designer Portrait: 3D Customization Start-Up Twikit Uses 3D Printing to Make Personalized Products Come to Life

Designer Portrait: 3D Customization Start-Up Twikit Uses 3D Printing to Make Personalized Products Come to Life

Martijn Joris, co-founder of the Antwerp-based startup Twikit, has a passion for 3D creation, making, and 3D printing. His company is pioneering a new way of customizing digital production and is rapidly carving its place in the 3D printing world. Twikit builds 3D customization tools for brands, retailers and designers that allow consumers to create their own unique products and bring them to life with 3D printing. We met up with this visionary entrepreneur to learn more about the passion that drives him and to see first-hand how new, cutting-edge apps are developed in his co-working space. (more…)

Bring Your Future to Life: 10% 3D Printing Discount for Students & Academic Staff

Bring Your Future to Life: 10% 3D Printing Discount for Students & Academic Staff

You shape the future, we do the rest! Students all over the world 3D print miniature concept cars, architectural and functional models, prototypes, and all sorts of other educational projects with us each and every day. We want to help you realize even more of these projects and discover the limitless possibilities of 3D printing. This is why i.materialise is offering a 10% student discount for all college and university students as well as for academic staff.

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