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3D Printing Accelerates, 4D Printing Gets Started

by Pete Basiliere  |  January 3, 2019

As manufacturing industries, healthcare providers and supply chains accelerate their practical uses of 3D printing, 4D printing is entering the market. Gartner’s predictions for 2019 highlight technologies and trends to...

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Made In Metal — Stratasys’ Big Reveal Was A Long Time Coming

by Pete Basiliere  |  February 28, 2018

Clients have asked for years whether Stratasys would offer metal 3D printing. The answer is near, but what does it mean? Investors have also been clamoring for Stratasys to introduce...

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From Quantum to Edible - Gartner's Cool Vendors in 3D Printing, 2017

by Pete Basiliere  |  June 30, 2017

Additive manufacturing is rapidly expanding. Startup vendors are bringing new technologies and services to market just as organizations are implementing 3D printing throughout their supply chains. The enterprise 3D printing...

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Doing What Was Once Unfathomable

by Pete Basiliere  |  October 20, 2016

Located in a vibrant, evolving, innovative Silicon Valley neighborhood, FATHOM is a little known company that you need to know about. On the surface, FATHOM provides 3D printing equipment and...

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Hype Cycle for 3D Printing, 2016: From the Trigger to the Mainstream (almost)

by Pete Basiliere  |  July 27, 2016

The market for enterprise and consumer 3D printers continues to expand with an explosion in the number of new vendors, services, products and uses. Gartner’s Hype Cycle for 3D Printing,...

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3D Printing Takes On the Paper Printing Industry

by Pete Basiliere  |  June 15, 2016

3D printer manufacturers traveled to Gutenberg’s home country to exhibit at “drupa,” the biggest printing tradeshow worldwide, demonstrating unexpected opportunities to thousands of attendees from around the world. Drupa is...

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From Nano to Massive to Bio: Gartner’s Cool Vendors in 3D Printing 2016

by Pete Basiliere  |  May 12, 2016

Entrepreneurial startups are pushing 3D printing’s boundaries. Check out these examples of the next generation of 3D print technology innovation in technology that benefits consumers and enterprises. The seven 3D...

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Beyond Prototyping: Making Functional Parts with MarkForged

by Pete Basiliere  |  February 1, 2016

Every company that makes something requires tools, jigs, fixtures and sensors throughout their operation. 3D printers enable manufacturers to modify their equipment and assembly processes to be more efficient and...

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Your Home Will Be Connected. Here Are Three Options.

by Pete Basiliere  |  May 1, 2015

Innovation in the connected home environment is flourishing, leading to more intelligent and integrated connected home platforms. Based on the 2014 Gartner consumer survey, 16% of U.S. online households (equivalent...

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Gartner Cool Vendors in 3D Printing, 2015

by Pete Basiliere  |  April 17, 2015

Our five Cool Vendors exemplify 3D printing's new dynamic: vibrant startups challenging established players. 3D printing (also known as "additive manufacturing") is 30 years old. For the first 20 years,...

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