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.
The desktop 3D printer maker, a Stratasys subsidiary, is taking over assets of a German partner to form MakerBot Europe.
FirstBuild is working with MakerBot to realize its micro-manufacturing vision.
MakerBot announces the availability of the fifth-generation Replicator Mini Compact 3D printer, which retails for $1,375.
Similar to the Skylanders and Disney Infinity video games, multiple Nintendo titles will now get their own line of figurines. Also, TuneIn Radio gets a social tune-up and Mink promises printable makeup.
Facebook gets their hands on the Oculus Rift VR headset for 2.3 billion, a lot of people messed up their text donations during last week's #nomakeupselfie campaign, HTC just announced the HTC One M8, and your tattoo artist may some day get replaced with a Makerbot 3D printer.
3D printing is proving to be a formidable battleground in enterprise hardware. A deal with MakerBot could already push Dell ahead of the rest.
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.
At CES in Las Vegas, MakerBot CEO Bre Pettis shows off the company's new industrial-strength 3D printer, the Z18. The new printer is 12x12x18 inches and designed for the professional 3D printer market, and will be available in the spring of 2014.