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Autodesk, Microsoft Enable Direct 3D Printing From Windows

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Charles Murray
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Charles Murray   7/26/2013 5:48:09 PM
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This is the ultimate sign that 3D printing has gone mainstream.

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notarboca   7/26/2013 9:41:38 PM
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I believe that too, Charles.  Now if Win 8.1 will be supported by a lot of other manufacturers, it will be fine.  I downloaded the 8.1 preview and a number of my programs stopped functioning (mainly Trend Micro Titanium Antivirus).  But I think this will make 3D printing available to anyone who really wants it.

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a.saji   7/27/2013 11:40:11 AM
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IMO I feel it's a good move by Microsoft. They have to find solutions which will make the users forget or take their minds off from the Windows 8 drama. This will be embraced by the Windows 8 users in a much more positive and proactive manner for sure.        

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Greg M. Jung   7/28/2013 12:04:20 PM
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I agree with you.  Once Microsoft creates a direct application, you know that a technology has truly arrived.  It's enjoyable for me to see more and more people get excited over 3D printing (which was once a specialized, niche technology when I first entered the engineering workforce).

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Charles Murray   8/8/2013 6:13:43 PM
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I agree, Greg. Five years ago, 3D printing sounded like something from a science fiction novel. Today, its reach has extended beyond the techies and into everyday vocabulary. Microsoft's connection to it will only reinforce that trend.

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asldjfkel   4/22/2014 7:23:40 PM
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