The MakerBot Digitizer Is A Fast and Easy Way to Create 3D Models
BROOKLYN, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
What’s black and white and has lasers? The MakerBot® Digitizer™ Desktop
3D Scanner! The MakerBot Digitizer Desktop 3D Scanner is a fast and easy
way for anyone to create 3D models. MakerBot, the leader in Desktop 3D
Printing, announced the availability of the MakerBot Digitizer on its website.
The MakerBot Digitizer is for sale worldwide on makerbot.com/digitizer.
Pre-orders are being taken now, with shipping expected mid-October.
Current price is $1,400 plus an optional $150 for MakerBot Digitizer MakerCare,
a service and support program.
MakerBot introduces the MakerBot(R) Digitizer(TM) Desktop 3D Scanner, a fast and easy way to create 3D models, available for pre-orders on http://www.makerbot.com/digitizer. Photo credit: Spencer Higgins.
Simple, yet sophisticated software to create clean, watertight 3D
models with just two clicks
A 3D digital design file in just minutes
No design skills, 3D modeling or CAD expertise required to get started
Outputs standard 3D design file formats that can be modified and
improved in third-party 3D modeling programs, like Autodesk’s free
Creates a 3D digital file to be printed on a MakerBot Replicator 2
Desktop 3D Printer and on other 3D printers
Easily upload scans directly to MakerBot’s Thingiverse.com,
the community for discovering and sharing 3D printable things with
more than 100,000 members.
Ability to digitize physical objects up to 8” in diameter and 8” tall
and up to 3 kg (6.6 lbs.)
“Bringing the MakerBot Digitizer Desktop 3D Scanner into the world has
been a big goal of ours this year,” stated MakerBot CEO Bre Pettis. “We
are really excited about the MakerBot Digitizer. This is another
innovative product for visionaries, early adopters, experimenters,
educators, creative hobbyists, 3D sculptors, organic modelers,
designers, and architects who want to be the first to become an expert
in Desktop 3D Scanning.”
The MakerBot Digitizer takes a real-life object, scans it using a camera
and two lasers, and creates a 3D digital file – without any need for
design or 3D software experience. The MakerBot Digitizer Desktop 3D
Scanner is optimized for and works seamlessly with MakerBot’s Replicator
Desktop 3D Printers and MakerBot Thingiverse. The MakerBot Digitizer can
be used in the office, manufacturing space, workshop, classroom, or in
the home to jumpstart the modeling and prototyping process and create
artworks, sculptures and figurines, as well as memorializing keepsakes
and archiving. Just connect the MakerBot Digitizer to a laptop or
computer and you are ready to digitize.
The MakerBot Digitizer Desktop 3D Scanner offers: