Signs are pointing up for the economy, but for many it's slow moving. However, think3 saw an 80 percent growth rate in revenue over 2002, with about 5,000 customers overall, including Audi and Michael Graves Design Group. They also introduced the new 9.0 product suite, aimed at mid-size manufacturers and combining thinkdesign, thinkteam, and thinkID. The suite offers 2D, 3D, and PDM in one integrated system, in addition to an automatically generated BOM and the company's Global Shape Modeling technology. Go to http://rbi.ims.ca/3849-511
The company says it anticipates high-definition video for home security and other uses will be the next mature technology integrated into the IoT domain, hence the introduction of its MatrixCam devkit.
Siemens and Georgia Institute of Technology are partnering to address limitations in the current additive manufacturing design-to-production chain in an applied research project as part of the federally backed America Makes program.
Most of the new 3D printers and 3D printing technologies in this crop are breaking some boundaries, whether it's build volume-per-dollar ratios, multimaterials printing techniques, or new materials types.
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