The Consumer Electronics Show, or CES, is one of the largest showcases of new technology in the world. Hosted by the Consumer Electronics Association in Las Vegas during Jan.8~11, CES 2013 will open to press and exhibitors from every facet of the electronics industry. Every major technology company participates in the International CES, by exhibiting, speaking, sponsoring, attending or holding co-located events and business meetings. One of the biggest stories at the 2013 International CES will be the Windows 8 operating system, but besides that, you will also discover many important trends and one of them is 3D printing.
At CES 2012, 3D Systems and Makerbot unveiled their newest 3D printer, Replicator and Cubify. At CES 2013, at least eight companies are expected to showcase their 3D printers or 3D printing related product and services.
1. 3D Systems
The company intends to showcase its Cube 3D printer, an affordable 3D content-to-print solutions for professionals and consumers.
Booths: LVCC, Central Hall - 15447
Booth: LVCC, South Hall 4 - 35463
The Formlabs team will bring Form 1, the first desktop stereolithography 3D printer to Las Vegas to give live print demonstrations and show plenty of sample prints.
Booth: LVCC, South Hall 4 - 35160
Bre Pettis, CEO of MakerBot® Industries, will present MakerBot's Replicator™ 2X Desktop 3D Printer, at CES. The MakerBot Replicator 2X Desktop 3D printer is priced at $2,799 and will start shipping in mid-January 2013. In addition, MakerBot will also be making several exciting announcements that will impact all areas of MakerBot – from its website Thingiverse, to its printers, software and filament.
And, on Wednesday, January 9, at 4:00 p.m., at the MakerBot CES booth, Bre Pettis will sign copies of his new book on 3D Printing entitled "Getting Started with MakerBot," which is part of the Make: makezine.com book series by O'Reilly. The first 200 guests to MakerBot's booth (Booth #32025 in LVCC South Hall ¾, Upper Level & Connector) on Wednesday, January 9, at 4:00 p.m., will receive a complimentary signed copy of the book.
Press Briefing - 2:00 P.M., Tues., January 8
Book Signing - 4:00 P.M., Wed., January 9
Booth: LVCC, South Hall 3 - 32025
Products: Afinia H-Series 3D Printer
Afinia will be showing it's award winning 3D printer, and full line of ABS filament. Live 3D printing demonstrations will be held continuously during the day.
Booth: LVCC, South Hall 4 - 36388
6. Delta Micro Factory Corp. (PP3DP)
Products: UP! 3D Printer | UP! Plus 3D Printer | UP! Mini 3D Printer
Booth: Venetian Ballroom - 70524
7. EnvisionTEC, Inc.
EnvisionTEC will be joining LED manufacturer Luminus demonstrating their the Perfactory® Micro, a desktop model driven by LED technology from Luminus.
Booth: LVCC, Central Hall, C206
3D printing service:
Sculpteo has its own 3D printing facilities in France for R&D purpose and offers a fully online 3D printing service.
This 2013 edition is a very special one for Sculpteo. Sculpteo will officially receive the Innovations Awards 2013 for Best Software & Mobile App with 3DPcase, a custom 3D printed iPhone case service.
Booth LVCC, South Hall 2 - 26111
Kraftwurx is based in Houston, TX, is the worlds original platform for 3D printing in the cloud.
At CES Kraftwurx will unveil Digital Factory and the Kraftwurx Platform powered by Digital Factory.
Booth: Venetian, Lvl 3 - 74411
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Kenny wrote at 1/3/2013 4:12:13 PM:
Looks like the only peoe binging something new to the show is Formlabs. I really hope this gem is able to stand on its own without a future buyout partner.