MacNN | MakerBot launches pre-orders for MakerBot Digitizer; shipping October
Mac News Network View: Standard | Headlines | Categorized | Slim
Mac News Network
Mac News iPod News Reviews Forums
 

Desktop Headlines
MakerBot launches pre-orders for MakerBot Digitizer; shipping October
Thursday, August 22, 2013 @ 3:50pm

Desktop 3D printing purveyor MakerBot today announced the availability of the previously-announced MakerBot Digitizer on its website. The device -- capable of scanning an up to eight-inch tall object -- has commenced the pre-order process, with shipping expected mid-October.



The MakerBot Digitizer takes a real-life object, scans it using a camera and two lasers, and creates a 3D digital file without any need for design or 3D software experience. The MakerBot Digitizer Desktop 3D Scanner is optimized for and works seamlessly with MakerBot's Replicator Desktop 3D Printers and MakerBot Thingiverse. The new 3D scanner can be used in the office, manufacturing space, workshop, classroom, or in the home to jumpstart the modeling and prototyping process and create artworks, sculptures and figurines, as well as memorializing keepsakes and 3D archiving. The MakerBot Digitizer Desktop 3D Scanner features software to create watertight 3D models in as few as two mouse clicks, output to standard 3D design file formats that can be modified and improved in Autodesk MeshMixer, and easy uploading to MakerBot's online repository of 3D objects Thingiverse.com. The current price for the MakerBot Digitizer Desktop 3D Scanner is $1,400 plus an optional $150 for MakerBot Digitizer MakerCare, a service and support program.

Comments on this Article
Print Friendly Version
Email to a Friend
Add MacNN to Your RSS Feeds
Buy from the Apple Store


Related Stories:

Today's MacNN Stories:

  • Early benchmarks show Retina iMac processor's power against Mac Pros - 9:10 PM EST
  • GT Advanced, Apple strike deal to 'amicably' part ways - 8:08 PM EST
  • Briefly: Alpine Headphones, iDevices iShower2 - 5:22 PM EST
  • Apple says it's aware of Chinese iCloud hijacks, servers not affected - 4:20 PM EST
  • Briefly: Civilization Beyond Earth data, Total War: Shogun 2 expansion - 4:11 PM EST
  • Apple Pay loyalty program may be coming in time for holidays - 3:49 PM EST
  • Review: Kenu Airframe Plus - 3:06 PM EST
  • Apple begins shipping early preorders for iPad Air 2, Mini 3 - 2:44 PM EST
  • Extensis releases Suitcase Fusion 6, with Yosemite compatibility - 2:32 PM EST
  • Razer Nabu fitness tracker passes through FCC, could launch soon - 1:19 PM EST
  • T-Mobile to start preorders for iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3 tomorrow - 1:06 PM EST
  • Forums: All iOS apps must support 64-bit code?? - 12:24 PM EST
  • Apple deals: 17-inch iMacs from $1,399 - 12:23 PM EST
  • DealNN: $120 off 13.3-inch MacBook Pro - 12:21 PM EST
  • Apple Pay functions internationally with US-based cards, users say - 11:39 AM EST
  • Sponsored: Top 5 Barcode Scanners for Your Retail Business - 11:36 AM EST
  • Staples likely latest company suffering customer payment info breach - 11:12 AM EST
  • Second Turkish Apple Store to open on Saturday - 10:46 AM EST
  • Hands On: Steam Marines (OS X, Windows) - 10:37 AM EST
  • iPhone production may shift even more heavily toward 6 Plus - 9:59 AM EST
  • Realmac updates RapidWeaver 6 web publishing tool, now 64-bit - 9:59 AM EST
  • Verizon continues double-digit profit growth, posts $21.8B revenue - 7:50 AM EST
  • Follow-up: Apple clarifies use of data in Spotlight searches - 1:21 AM EST
  • Apple launches mini-site promoting Swift programming language - 12:27 AM EST

    Today's iPodNN Stories:
  • Yahoo beats projections, previous year with $1.15B in revenue - 8:17 PM EST
  • Court orders disclosure of Kim Dotcom's wealth to Hollywood studios - 6:42 PM EST
  • IC12 launches portable LED Light Cube light source - 5:50 PM EST
  • Microsoft confirms shift away from Nokia, new brand debuts in France - 3:56 PM EST
  • Windows 10 Preview updated, gives options for patch frequency - 3:47 PM EST
  • No comments posted on this story yet. Please post yours.
    Your Comments
    In order to post comments, you must be a registered member of the MacNN Forums and logged in. Please login with your MacNN Forums username and password.

    MacNN Forums Login:

    MacNN Forums Password:

    Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.