formlabs News of 04/05/20
Private Tech Companies Mobilize To Address Shortages For Medical Supplies, Masks And Sanitizer
Startups across the nation and around the world are looking for ways to relieve shortages of much-needed personal protective equipment and sanitizers used to halt the spread of COVID-19. While some of the largest privately held technology companies, ...
3d-Printing Company Formlabs Expects Its Swabs To Receive FDA Exemption
Formlabs , the privately held, Massachusetts-based 3D-printing company, will soon receive an exemption from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its swab designed for use in COVID-19 test kits, TechCrunch has learned. Global supply chains for ...
Formlabs CEO On The State Of 3d Printing And Its Remaining Challenges
3D printing isn’t the buzzy, hype-tastic topic it was just a few years ago — at least not with consumers. 3D printing news out of CES last week seemed considerably quieter than years prior; the physical booths for many 3D printing companies I ...
Listen To Top VCs Discuss The Next Generation Of Automation Startups At TC Sessions: Robotics+AI
Robotics, AI and automation have long been one of the hottest categories for tech investments. After years and decades of talk, however, those big payouts are starting to pay off. Robotics are beginning to dominate nearly every aspect of work, from ...
Formlabs Is Making A 3d Printer Just For Dentists
Back at CES this year, we talked with 3D printer maker Formlabs about its early experimentation in using its printers to make dentures faster and more affordably than existing alternatives. A few months later, the company is going deep on ...
Lessons From The Hardware Capital Of The World
A week is obviously not enough time to truly understand a market as massive and fascinating as China. Hell, it’s not really even enough time to adjust to the 12-hour time difference from New York. That said, each of the three visits I’ve taken to ...
Formlabs Is 3d Printing Parts Of New Balance’S New Sneakers
Sneakers have been a pretty effective means for helping 3D printing make the transition from prototype to manufacturing. Carbon in particular has found success with its Adidas partnership, printing out Futurecraft 4D shoes in limited quantities and ...
Formlabs Offers More Accuracy And Larger Print Sizes With Latest 3d Printers
MIT Media Lab spinoff Formlabs is one of the few 3D desktop 3D printing companies that has managed to buck the trends of a shrinking field. The startup found success by embracing stereolithography (SLA) printing, a technology that was previously the ...