Remember Kodak? Remember Polaroid? As far as Kodak goes, it has unveiled its first 3D printer. As presented in CES, Las Vegas, the “3D Printing Ecosystem” consists of the Kodak Portrait, a software and a specialised 3D printing material. Kodak’s 3D printer has a large volume of 200 x 200 x 250 mm, a filament detector and a double extruder. If it proves successful, perhaps it will make our list of the best dual extruder 3D printers. Kodak also announced a partnership with Twindom to release their Kodak full body 3D scanner.
Remember Polaroid? At CES Polaroid presented several 3D printers they have created, designed for the democratization of additive manufacturing technologies. Polaroid released 4 newly designed machines, inclduing the Polaroid Nano Duo, with extruder and WiFi connectivity ($1,849); the Polaroid Nano Mini, perfect for beginners in 3D technologies ($349); and the Polaroid Nano Glide with a higher print volume ($479) and the Polaroid Nano ($549).
It’s great to see the 3D Printing industry staring new firms, as well as reviving old ones!