Category: MakerBot Industries

MakerBot Digitizer Announcement

At SXSW this past week, MakerBot announced the Digitizer, a personal 3D scanner that, when paired with the MakerBot Replicator, will allow you literally “copy” real-world objects. I designed the electronics and firmware for the prototype that was displayed at SXSW.

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The Future of 3D Printing

It’s no secret that I’m excited about 3D printing. I work on Cornell’s Personal Printer, the Fab@Home, I own two MakerBot printers, and I’ve worked for MakerBot, designing electronics for their open-source 3D printers. In this local news story on 3D printing, I talk about how the technology is advancing.

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The MakerBot Replicator has Landed

Tthe 3rd Generation MakerBot 3D Printer, “The Replicator”, is here! For several months I’ve been working for MakerBot, designing the all-new electronics that control the Replicator. Prepare for a revolution in personal manufacturing.

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Open Source Society [TEDx Cornell Talk]

Back in October I was invited to speak at Cornell University’s first annual TEDx event. The theme of the evening was “rethinking our society”, so naturally, my talk focused on how open source concepts could be used to re-imagine how our world works.

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Open Hardware Summit and Maker Faire Wrapup

Yes, that’s me with the Arduino Team at Makerfaire! If you follow me on twitter, then you’ll certainly know that I spent last weekend in New York City for the 2nd Annual Open Hardware Summit and the 2011 World Maker Faire.  I covered the Open Hardware Summit for element14 Electronics (hence[…]

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MakerBot Thing-O-Matic Build Timelapse

This video is long overdue.  I put my very own MakerBot 3D Printer together during my last week working at MakerBot this summer.  In case you can’t tell from the video, I pulled a Red Bull and pizza-fueled all-nighter to assemble it.  It was more fun that way.  Big thanks are[…]

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