30 Aug '14, 9pm

3D Printer manufactures introducing innovations that are changing the industry via @designnews

3D Printer manufactures introducing innovations that are changing the industry via @designnews

The printers ship fully functional and no assembly is required. Furthermore, each printer includes a one-year warranty with a purchase. The software, XYZware, is also free and features a clean and intuitive interface. If there is a disadvantage to the printer, it is that it uses proprietary filament cartridges. Each one is 600g and costs $28. The unique cartridge will make changing the filament quick and easy for users, but will not allow them to use filaments other than the ones provided by XYZ. Each one also has a small amount of Flash memory embedded on the cartridge, which holds information about the filament.

Full article: http://www.designnews.com/author.asp?doc_id=274550&sectio...

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