How to Copy Protect Your STL Files

The Makers Muse Youtube channel has recently released a video with some excellent practical advice on how to place copy-protection measures on your .stl files. This is particularly important advice for those who sell their models on online 3D modelling communities. Have a look:

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Bre and Co’s 3D Printed Boutique, and 4 Ways to Use CAD and 3D Printing In Your Retail Jewellery Website Marketing

The launch of luxury 3D printed product boutique website Bre and Co marks an interesting change in the perception of CAD and 3D printed products by consumers. In this article, I explore 4 different emerging business strategies for using CAD and 3D printing when marketing and presenting retail jewellery.

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Toolfarm Article – Pixologic is Collaborating With Formlabs To Create a 3D Printing Plug-in

Pixologic (makers of Zbrush) recently announced a collaboration with the 3D printer manufacturers Formlabs to make a new enhanced 3D printing plug-in for Zbrush. The plug-in would allow users to take a model from within Zbrush and more quickly and efficiently export it directly into Formlabs’ Preform software to start the 3D printing process more quickly and easily. They’re even talking about a “One Click Print” tool.

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