Re: [rp-ml] A very interesting article ...

From: Alair Emory <alaire_at_javelin3d.com>
Date: Sat Nov 14 2009 - 00:22:37 EET

Just curious how the MakerBot gets around Stratasys FDM patents?

Alair Emory
J3D
www.javelin3d.com

On Nov 13, 2009, at 10:34 AM, Marshall Burns wrote:

> YES! A $750 fabber. Thatís what Iím talking about. And itís even
> been used to make jewelry!
>
> Thanks for this article, Ed.
>
> Marshall
> www.Ennex.com
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> From: owner-rp-ml@rapid.lpt.fi [mailto:owner-rp-ml@rapid.lpt.fi] On
> Behalf Of EdGrenda@aol.com
> Sent: Friday, November 13, 2009 07:35
> To: rp-ml@rapid.lpt.fi
> Subject: [rp-ml] A very interesting article ...
>
> Hi Everyone:
>
> A very interesting article appeared yesterday on the front page of
> the Wall St. Journal:
>
> Tinkering Makes Comeback Amid Crisis
> By Justin Lahart
>
> The gist is that a new wave of innovation is starting based on
> students' intensifying interest in the more tangible aspects of
> design. Hacker spaces are sprouting like mushrooms after the rain
> and the RP progeny of one them, MakerBot Industries, is shipping
> CupCakes, like, well - cup-cakes. According to the article
> they've shipped 350 kits so far.
>
> At $750 ea that's peanuts, but it's also more than 16% of
> Stratasys' 2008 unit volume - and that's since April.
>
> Try this link, but you may have to get in through Google News:
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> http://online.wsj.com/article/SB125798004542744219.html?
> mod=WSJ_hpp_RIGHTTopCarousel
>
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>
> Ed Grenda
> Castle Island Co.
> EdGrenda@aol.com (email)
>
> The Worldwide Guide to Rapid Prototyping
> http://home.att.net/~castleisland/
Received on Sat Nov 14 00:07:46 2009

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