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3DSPRINTTM desktop and cloud platform provides easy access to 3D data anytime, from any source, anywhere
A step change in 3D printing ease of use
Allows anyone to prep 3D data for printing, calculate print costs instantly, and decide when and where to print

Monday, Nov 24, 2014 4:00 AM

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. Users can store, access and share data with anyone they choose, from wherever they want: in a secured public cloud, on the desktop or in their own private cloud.

“We are very excited to deliver the full power and benefits of our integrated digital thread to our extensive user community worldwide,” said Avi Reichental, President and CEO, 3DS. “With 3DSPRINT we are giving engineers and designers the ultimate streamlined shared cloud and desktop platform experience that makes the design-to-manufacturing workflow faster, simpler and ubiquitously connected.”

With 3DSPRINT, users can access the full range of on-demand cloud printing capabilities with a single click via 3DS’ Quickparts service or print to an in-house printer, opening up unlimited possibilities in the design-to-manufacturing process. Additionally, with sophisticated printability analysis and instant cost calculation, 3DSPRINT users can be confident that their parts will come out right, on time and on budget. The platform allows users to work with 3D data from virtually any source in their browser or via the desktop app.

3DSPRINT is a free platform for all users and will offer premium enterprise features for enhanced productivity and workflow control.  3DS plans to preview the platform at EuroMold 2014, including live demos and exclusive invitations for users to experience it.

The 3DSPRINT desktop app is immediately available for ProJet 1200 and ProJet 5500X, and will be available for 3DS’ entire range of ProJet and ProX printers in the future. The 3DSPRINT cloud app will be available for preview and user feedback after EuroMold 2014. Sign up to be part of our customer preview to get early access to pre-release versions of 3DSPRINT at http://software.3dsystems.com/3dsprint-preview.

For more details on 3DS’ announcements at EuroMold 2014, please visit 3dsystems.com/resources/press-room/euromold-2014.  Also join 3D Systems’ President and CEO, Avi Reichental, for a broadcast of 3DS’ extensive showing at EuroMold starting on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. EST by visiting 3dsystems.com/resources/press-room/euromold-2014 and clicking on the broadcast link.

Learn more about 3DS’ commitment to manufacturing the future at www.3dsystems.com.

About 3D Systems

3D Systems is pioneering 3D printing for everyone. 3DS provides the most advanced and comprehensive 3D design-to-manufacturing solutions including 3D printers, print materials and cloud sourced custom parts. Its powerful digital thread empowers professionals and consumers everywhere to bring their ideas to life in material choices including plastics, metals, ceramics and edibles. 3DS' leading healthcare solutions include end-to-end simulation, training and integrated 3D planning and printing for personalized surgery and patient specific medical and dental devices. Its democratized 3D design and inspection products embody the latest perceptual, capture and touch technology. Its products and services replace and complement traditional methods with improved results and reduced time to outcomes. These solutions are used to rapidly design, create, communicate, plan, guide, prototype or produce functional parts, devices and assemblies, empowering customers to manufacture the future.

Leadership Through Innovation and Technology

•3DS invented 3D printing with its Stereolithography (SLA) printer and was the first to commercialize it in 1989.

•3DS invented Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) printing and was the first to commercialize it in 1992.

•3DS invented the ColorJet Printing (CJP) class of 3D printers and was the first to commercialize 3D powder-based systems in 1994.

•3DS invented MultiJet Printing (MJP) printers and was the first to commercialize it in 1996.

•3DS Medical Modeling pioneered virtual surgical planning (VSP) and its services are world-leading, helping many thousands of patients on an annual basis.

Today its comprehensive range of 3D printers is the industry’s benchmark for production-grade manufacturing in aerospace, automotive, patient specific medical device and a variety of consumer, electronic and fashion accessories.

More information on the company is available at www.3dsystems.com.