At Maker Faire Bay Area, a "startup pavilion" highlights 20 new maker-focused startups. But big companies like Autodesk, General Electric, and even Google are getting into the DIY game too.
Could MakerBot's Bre Pettis and DEFCAD's Cody Wilson be the Bill Gates and Steve Jobs of 3D printing? Sounds crazy, but maybe it isn't.
MakerBot is moving into new turf with the Digitizer, a 3D scanner that will let you bring your physical objects into the digital world.
With its new 3D photoboth MakerBot's bringing its 3D printing revolution to your face.
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While 3D printing will hit the mass market one day, MakerBot CEO Bre Pettis says that his company has to perfect the technology before opening it up to the average consumer.
Every year, my family looks forward to Maker Faire, a family-friendly celebration of DIY mayhem, with eager anticipation. But when venture capitalists get involved in the maker movement, you know something new is afoot.
One such VC is Brad Feld, …
Is there anything more American than a robot that can create anything you want out of little more than a spool of wire and some electricity? It's only a slight exaggeration to say that the MakerBot offers levels of Jeffersonian self-reliance that our founding fathers only dreamed of.