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Learn about the intriguing 3D Industry! You will learn the key basics of 3D Printing and Scanning and see the exciting uses for this expanding technology.

Five-Point Guide to Getting Started in the 3D Printing Industry

by Jennifer Clark April 27, 2016 3D

Understand 3D printing technology and its phenomenal potentials. Even though 3D printing has been around for almost 30 years, we are just now at the tipping point of mass adoption and utilization.  Just in the past few years, new technological advancements have made 3D printers more capable than ever before by fundamentally changing how things […]

6 Tips for Selling 3D Printers and Scanners with ScanSource

by Jennifer Clark December 10, 2015 3D

Selling 3D technology – printers, scanners, and consumables – is an exciting segment for resellers to focus their business. This rapidly expanding vertical is one of the fastest-growing channels ScanSource is pleased to offer. Below are six tips to give you an overview of what to expect when selling 3D hardware with ScanSource: 1)  Become […]

Don’t miss out on the 3D revolution – ScanSource can help.

by Lily Whitaker September 18, 2015 3D

You dream it – we’ll 3D print it! The 3D printing and scanning industry is exploding – and isn’t showing any signs of slowing down. In fact, Gartner projects the 3D printing market globally will grow from $1.6B in 2015 to $13.4B in 2018. Which means one thing – now is the perfect time to […]

STAT 2.0… It’s alive!!!

by Nathan Lord February 20, 2015 3D

At ScanSource, we like to think we do a lot of things pretty well. One of those things… really great collateral! Well the latest and greatest is here, designed specifically for the healthcare vertical. We launched our first STAT guide in late 2013 and the feedback was great. VARs found it to be a great […]

Where do 3D printed files come from?

by Lily Whitaker October 6, 2014 3D
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You can print almost anything with a 3D printer – prototypes, architectural models, figurines, even food! But where do these files come from? There are many websites that provide 3D printable model files at no cost. These sites are great resources, but find out here how you can create your own.

Full Body Scans in 12 Seconds!

by Lily Whitaker September 24, 2014 3D
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The new Artec Shapify booth brings 3D scanning to a whole new level and an entirely new market. Traditional 3D scanners are used in many applications, including prototyping, reverse engineering, medical uses, computer graphics for the gaming industry, art restorations and human body scanning. The human body can be one of the most difficult items […]

What is 3D Scanning?

by Lily Whitaker September 4, 2014 3D

In my introduction post, I showed an example of how 3D printing and scanning go hand-in-hand. This isn’t a case where you can’t have one without the other, but together they can do amazing things! Last week, I shared the “What is 3D Printing” video. This week, learn the basics of 3D scanning technology and […]

What is 3D Printing?

by Lily Whitaker August 29, 2014 3D

You hear about 3D printing in the news, but do you really know what it is and how it works? This video explains how this exciting technology works.

ScanSource 3D Introduces 3D Printing and Scanning

by Lily Whitaker August 11, 2014 3D
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The world of 3D printing and scanning is mind-blowing! Every day I see new uses for the technology. A very popular use is scanning humans and printing figurines. Think about it – you’re at the mall and see someone at a kiosk with a 3D scanner. It would immediately grab your attention. You inquire about […]