The “Makers” and DIY’s segment of the additive manufacturing market is developing faster than a printed part out of a 3D printer, thanks in large part to 3D Systems. For all the Makers, DIY’s, and many engineers out there, now you can buy a 3D printer system bundled with software. 3D Systems Corporation (NASDAQ: TDSC) will partner with Alibre to deliver complete 3D content-to-print solutions that integrate its leading personal 3D printers with Alibre’s CAD/CAM software. Alibre plans to demonstrate these “industry-first” bundles at the Bay Area Maker Faire, May 21st – 22nd, 2011, in the Expo Hall, at the San Mateo County Fair Grounds, San Mateo, CA.
Integrated bundles start at $1,500 and include Alibre Design Personal Edition™ software and 3D Systems‟ Rapman™ color capable 3D printer kit. Available for $4,999 is the Alibre Design Professional Edition™ software and 3D Systems‟ BFB 3000™ multi-color 3D printer with up to three print heads. Both bundles offer seamless import and export capabilities and direct printer interface. To order your personal or professional bundle today, visit www.alibre.com.
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