3D Printers

Ambir ImageScan Pro 940u - ISIS High-Speed Document Scanner is Now Kofax VRS Elite™ Certified

Elmhurst,IL, December 17, 2014—Ambir Technology, an industry leader in digital capture and document management solutions, announces that the Ambir ImageScan Pro 940u - ISIS High-Speed Scanner is now Kofax VRS Elite ™Certified. By simply installing Kofax VirtualReScan® (VRS) Elite Capture Software, users can quickly incorporate Ambir’s 40 page-per-minute document scanner into Kofax document capture, information management and business process automation applications.

“Starting today, Kofax users have a broader choice in satisfying their document capture needs. Our ImageScan Pro 940u – ISIS is sophisticated and versatile, offering no drama installation with VRS. It has automatic document feed up to 40 pages-per-minute for full color scanning and faster yet for black-and-white and grayscale, detects misfeeds through our ultrasonic technology, and accepts a wide array of paper finishes and weights, including ID cards—all in a compact desktop design at an attractive price,” said Mike O’Leary, CEO of Ambir Technology.

3D Systems to Showcase 3D Printed Lifestyle at International CES 2015

ROCK HILL, SC, Dec. 18, 2014 – 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) announced today that it plans to showcase its entire consumer and prosumer 3D printing capabilities at the 2015 International CES in Las Vegas, Jan. 6-9, 2015, at the Sands Expo, booth 72225. The company will announce new hardware and software developments in desktop full-color 3D printing, 3D printing food, and software for design and gaming. From clothes to wearables to desserts and even virtual gaming, 3DS invites show attendees to experience how 3D printing has the power to impact everyday life.

3DS President and CEO Avi Reichental and Chief Creative Officer will.i.am will host an invite only press event on Jan. 5 at 3DS’ “#HomeOfTheNow” – showcasing the power of 3D printing today. Avi will be live in the home setting and will.i.am will be “beamed” in from the UK.  Will.i.am will then join Avi, in person, on Wednesday, Jan. 7 at the 3DS booth as well.

3D Systems Enables Derby the Dog to Run with 3D Printed Custom Prosthetics

ROCK HILL, South Carolina, December 16, 2014 – 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) today announced that it has successfully outfitted Derby the dog with 3D printed prosthetics, allowing him to run down the street for the first time ever. Derby was born with a congenital deformity characterized by small forearms and no front paws. While always cheerful, Derby was, until now, only able to get around on soft surfaces. Hard surfaces, like sidewalks, cause severe abrasions on his front extremities.

Having fostered Derby through the dog rescue group Peace and Paws in Hillsborough, N.H., Tara Anderson decided to help. Tara, as a 3D Systems employee, knew that 3D printing afforded an unmatched level of design freedom, functionality and speed. Using 3D technology, she knew it would be possible to rapidly design and manufacture prosthetics customized to Derby’s morphology.

3D Systems’ Digital Craftsmanship on Display at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

ROCK HILL, South Carolina, December 12, 2014 – 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) announced today that it is featured in inaugural exhibitions at the newly reopened Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, beginning December 12. Innovative examples of 3D printing empowering novel design are featured in Cooper Hewitt’s new Process Lab and Beautiful Users exhibitions in the recently renovated Carnegie Mansion.  The installations showcase 3D printing as a fundamental and transformative element in the ideation, design and fabrication process.

The groundbreaking exhibitions include 3DS’ products and technologies which augment our body, extend our capabilities and expand our senses. Beautiful Users, an exhibition that explores the ways in which designers over the past half-century have worked to suit their creations to human anatomy and behavior, features a hybrid robotic exoskeleton 3DS developed in collaboration with Ekso Bionics which enabled a paralyzed woman to walk.

3D Systems Wins 2014 Design World Leadership in Engineering Award

ROCK HILL, South Carolina, December 10, 2014 – 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) today announced that it has been awarded the 2014 Leadership in Engineering award by Design World Magazine in the category of Digital Manufacturing. The annual Leadership in Engineering Award is voted on by the Design World user community.

Using an online voting system, registered members of the Design World community cast votes for companies that continue to reflect excellence in product design, creativity, and service while demonstrating clear influence and vision in their respective categories. 3DS achieved its leadership in digital manufacturing by convincingly demonstrating the value of its digital thread for manufacturing, enabling designers and engineers to capture physical data, create designs, 3D print and inspect via a unified suite of products.

3D Systems Makes Deloitte’s 2014 Fast 500™ Ranking

ROCK HILL, South Carolina, December 9, 2014 – 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) announced today that it made Deloitte’s 2014 Fast 500™ rankings. The prestigious Technology Fast 500™ list is an annual ranking of the fastest growing public and private North American companies who, according to Deloitte, “are on the cutting edge of transforming the way we do business.” 3D Systems joins this distinguished group with 355% growth between the years of 2009 and 2013, and comes in as the highest ranked 3D printing company on the list.

“3D Systems’ ranking in the Technology Fast 500™ underscores the strength of our rapidly expanding portfolio of 3D products and services and the disruptive nature of our technology,” said Avi Reichental, President and CEO, 3DS. “Our powerful, end-to-end 3D products and services are driving breakthrough applications everywhere from 3D personalized healthcare and virtual surgical planning to the end-use production of flight-ready, metal aerospace components to a fully integrated, digital-to-physical workflow on the engineer’s desktop.”

3D Systems Makes Forbes’ List of America’s Best 100 Small Companies

ROCK HILL, South Carolina, December 03, 2014 – 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) today announced that it was named one of America’s Best Small Companies in Forbes’ 2014 list of the top 100 public companies in the U.S. with less than $1 billion dollars in sales. 3DS claimed the 43rd spot in the distinguished annual report, which ranks firms based on earnings growth, sales growth, return on equity and stock performance vis-à-vis an industry peer group, over both 1- and 5-year periods.

This is 3DS’ second major distinction from Forbes in 2014. In July, the company ranked 13th in Forbes’ list of the Most Innovative Growth Companies with a market capitalization under $10 billion. This annual index singles out the top 100 companies that have demonstrated continued growth through innovation, and is calculated using a proprietary formula from Credit Suisse HOLT, which determines an “innovation premium” based on investors’ beliefs that a company “will continue to come up with profitable new growth.”

3D Systems Completes Acquisition of Robtec

ROCK HILL, South Carolina – November 25, 2014 – 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) announced today that it completed the acquisition of Robtec, creating 3D Systems Latin America, headquartered in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Robtec is the largest Latin-American additive manufacturing service bureau and the leading 3D printing and scanning products distributor in the region. 3DS has acquired 70% of the shares of Robtec with the remainder of the shares transferring on the 5th anniversary of the closing.

Recognized as the most trusted and knowledgeable Latin American 3D printing technology resource to the manufacturing sector, Robtec, now 3D Systems Latin America, delivers best-in-class rapid prototyping and custom manufacturing services and brings long-term relationships with leading aerospace and automotive companies, including Embraer, Siemens, Volkswagen, Fiat, CenPra, Visteon and Mercedes.

3D Systems Releases Capture Mini, Latest Solution for Scan-Based Design and Inspection

ROCK HILL, South Carolina, November 24, 2014 – 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) announced today the release of its CaptureTM Mini scan-based design and inspection system — a smaller, more accurate version of its previously released Geomagic® Capture system. With a choice of 3DS’ industry-leading Geomagic software products included, the Capture Mini system is an economical, highly accurate and easy-to-use turnkey solution for scanning, designing and inspecting small objects. It is ideal for industries such as manufacturing, product design, mechanical, jewelry and dental appliances.

Like the original Geomagic Capture system, Capture Mini uses state-of-the-art blue LED structured-light scanning technology to bring real objects into a variety of CAD packages, allowing designers and engineers the freedom to create new designs based on existing objects. On the inspection side, Capture Mini provides quality assurance engineers the valuable ability to scan a part on their desktop and check its quality against CAD designs, thus intercepting design flaws and manufacturing challenges early in the process. At only two pounds, Capture Mini can be used virtually anywhere for easy scanning on the go.

3D Systems Announces 3DSPRINT a Shared Cloud and Desktop Platform that Makes the Design-to-Manufacturing Workflow Faster, Simpler and Ubiquitously Connected

ROCK HILL, South Carolina, November 24, 2014 – 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) today announced 3DSPRINTTM, a new desktop and cloud-based platform that changes the way people share, view and print 3D data. 3DSPRINT empowers anyone to access and print 3D data anytime, from any source, anywhere, breaking down historic design and manufacturing barriers to 3D printing. It allows engineers, designers, service bureaus and customers to focus on delivering the best products to market faster than ever and worry less about if and how they’ll get their 3D prints.

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