21 May '13, 10am

Doodle3D Prints Designs From 2D Drawings... I need this urgently!! via @DesignNews

Doodle3D Prints Designs From 2D Drawings... I need this urgently!! via @DesignNews

There's more fun coming our way on the 3D printing news front, as The Netherlands-based tech company FabLab Amersfoort has developed a new device that serves as a sketching tool for creating a 3D-printed object out of a simple 2D doodle. Called Doodle3D , the sketching tool provides users with both an app for creating 2D-based artwork and a WiFi receiver that can be connected to a 3D printer to instantly transmit finished drawings for wireless printing on the fly. In spite of 3D printing technology becoming more available, folks wanting to test the rapid manufacturing tech are limited by their ability to handle highly complex 3D design programs. The Doodle3D software does away with that by providing users with a simple and intuitive program to create line drawings on an iDevice or computer. Then, by simply pressing the print button, a 3D-extruded version of the 2D sketch i...

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