Piece on 3D printing in The Irish Times

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The Irish Times, 24 September 2012: “3D printers to manufacture a revolution”. (This is a condensed version of a longer piece – read full piece here) THE THREE trends toward cheaper 3D printing, consumer co-creation, and digital distribution should be understood as part of a great adjustment. The current stage of 3D printing is analogous to the early 1990s when the music …

3D printing – Johnny Ryan talks with Vyomesh Joshi, EVP of HP’s printing business

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HP are interesting because they are the first major manufacturer to enter the 3D printing space, partnering last year with Stratasys to offer 3D printers directly to designers and architects at the sub $20,000 range. So I questioned Vyomesh Joshi, Executive Vice President of HP’s Imaging and Printing Group, about where HP is going. Johnny Ryan: HP is unusual among …

My overview of 3D printing in Fortune Magazine

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My basic overview of 3D printing appears in the current (Fortune 500) issue of Fortune. This piece lays out some rudimentary basics, but I am currently working on a more detailed piece – on what I call the “crowd manufacturing cycle” (short note on this idea in previous post titled “Objects 2.0”). Also, see a more recent post with my …

Interview with Abe Reichental, CEO of 3D Systems, on the future of 3D printing

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Johnny Ryan: Where do you see the future of the industry (in terms of growth, application, and impact over the next 5, 10 and 15 years)? Abe Reichental: We are quite bullish on the marketplace potential for 3D printing, 3D content, 3D parts and the associated services. As the original founder, starting with Stereolithography 25 years ago as of 2011, …

3D printing – Johnny Ryan talks with John Kawola, CEO of Z Corporation

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I’ve been thinking allot about what I call “Objects 2.0” and the impact we will see from 3D printing. I had opportunity to speak recently with John Kawola, the CEO of Z Corporation, one of the leading manufacturers of 3D printers. (I’ve spoken to the heads of 3D Systems, Objet, Makerbot, etc., and may post those conversations too.) I asked …