Going further up the pricing scale, MakerBot's new two-color 3D printer is one of the most exciting products in its category.
For those willing to invest the time and the money, the MakerBot Replicator will provide the most powerful consumer 3D printing experience available.
Bre Pettis, CEO of MakerBot, talks to Donald Bell and Bridget Carey about a new line of 3D printers and a new universe of printable objects.
This story originally reported that financial terms of the merger between Stratasys and MakerBot were not announced. The companies said it was a stock-for-stock transaction worth about $403 million.
3D printing has a way to go before it becomes a mainstream consumer activity. If it ever does, MakerBot and its CEO Bre Pettis can claim a decent share of the credit.
3D printing is proving to be a formidable battleground in enterprise hardware. A deal with MakerBot could already push Dell ahead of the rest.
In an interview with CNET amid the final days of CES 2014, MakerBot CEO Bre Pettis makes the bold claim that his company's new $1,375 Replicator Mini marks a pivotal point in taking 3D printing mainstream.
The Brooklyn-based 3D printing company introduces new models, including the Makerbot Replicator Mini and Z18.
MakerBot shows off its latest 3D printers, the MakerBot Replicator Mini, Maker Replicator, and MakerBot Replicator Z18.