The sub-industrial market for 3D printers is possibly more competitive than it has ever been. Low-cost 3D printer kits have gutted the hobbyist market, leaving manufacturers of what one might consider premium products in this arena to double down on the professional dollar.
It is here that the historic imaging company Kodak is throwing its chips.
Revealed at formnext 2018, Kodak’s debut 3D printer, the Kodak Portrait, is ready for its close up. The printer was not developed by Kodak itself, however. Indeed, the Portrait is the work of Argentinian startup Smart International, which successfully pitched for the rights to use Kodak’s illustrious name.
Folding into Kodak’s new image as a brand for creative professionals, the Kodak Portrait is a flagship debut for the company, bringing with it an ecosystem of materials, quality of life features including cloud-connectivity and control, plus manufacturer material profiles for plug-and-play operation. We saw […]
3Dsimo is a company based in Prague, in the heart of Europe. It’s a manufacturer of multi-functional tools for makers...