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  • Err0L

    Lol, very interesting, thanks Bart! Worth watching :). Curious though, what role exactly do you play in Shapeways?

    • Bart

      I'm community manager for Europe :)

  • Lawrence D’Oliveiro

    Pre-2.5 screenshot. Though I suppose that’s historically accurate for the time of BBB. :)

    • Bart

      When Peter and I worked for Not a Number we were releasing 2.0! The video is accurate :)

  • vidrazor2

    This is great. On a side note, I'm curious as to who make those super-wide monitors I saw on some workstations. I can use a monitor like that.

    Great work there.

    • Bart

      Super-wide? At which time code did you see those? I think you may have seen 2 regular monitors mounted side by side..

  • Moolah

    Bart, will Shapeways build a factory(s) in the Eastern Europe?
    The problem why a lot of people here doesn't make orders is that the delivery system is very bad. I'm telling about Russia and I think you know it :)
    But if say.. a factory is in Moscow (or any other Russian town) then you'll have a LOT of orders. It's well known technology here (in political and economical centers of Russia as Moscow, Saint-Peterburg, Ekaterinburg and some other cities.
    I think your CEO must think about it and make some explore works here (to start business well). Here is a big area and we have only some very expensive printing services that aren't used massively (usually just by architectural firms and design bureaus and similar reach corps). You'll make an explosion in our market. It will be like a second "cheap cell phone net" here.

    • Bart

      Hey Moolah,

      I can't really comment on those plans, but I'll forward your suggestion :)


      • Moolah

        OK, Thank you! :)

  • fluxcapacitance

    So glad you're into this Bart. Can't wait for the laser sintering patent expiration next year and the Blender explosion to follow.
    One of my favorite Blender moments was walking down to a business meeting with my Blender renders and a new, functional, 3D printed monitor enclosure for medical applications.
    Don't even get me started on fluidics!

    • Lawrence D’Oliveiro

      Funny how new ideas don’t really take off until the patents expire.

      What does that tell you about the correlation between patents and innovation?