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This is Polaroid’s impressive new consumer-friendly 3D printer

Thu Jan 07 07:09:21 EST 2016 | The Next Web
3D printers are everywhere at CES, but Polaroid’s foray into the market was particularly interesting. As such, I swung by to catch a demo of its very Polaroid-y looking ModelSmart 250s 3D printer. The printer is designed to be simpler for consumers to operate. As opposed to popular competitors like Makerbot, which feature hundreds of settings to fine-tune prints that must be adjust for every new item, Polaroid’s entry only has ten. Instead of forcing the consumer to make complex c..


3D printers are everywhere at CES, but Polaroid’s foray into the market was particularly interesting. As such, I swung by to catch a demo of its very Polaroid-y looking&n..
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Ultimaker — widely considered one of the premier 3D printing companies — took to CES 2016 this week to unveil two new upgrades to its already-impressive Ultimaker 2 family of 3D pr..
MakerBot today announced the MakerBot Smart Extruder+, a swappable extruder for fifth-generation MakerBot 3D printers that, according to the company, is designed and tested for bet..
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Polaroid have today taken the wraps off a new instant camera, a new generation Polaroid Snap camera, imaginatively called the Polaroid Snap+, which is due towards the end of the ye..
[CES 2016] Polaroid might be a name synonymous with cameras, but in recent years we’ve seen the company expand its portfolio to include other types of devices. Recently during CES ..
Melia Robinson There are few gadgets as satisfying as the Polaroid camera. You set up your shot, snap, and revel in the instant gratification as the photo prints immediately. Howev..
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People take pictures at the Polaroid booth at CES International Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016, in Las Vegas. Polaroid is introducing a host of new products at their CES booth this week. ..
Polaroid has unveiled the next generation instant print camera at CES 2016 called the Snap+. Polaroid's Snap+ is an upgrade to the original Snap instant camera that brings several ..
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