3D Systems To Bring 3D Printing to SDCC

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3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) announced today that it will showcase its premier entertainment brand, Gentle Giant Ltd, and 3D printing for comic and entertainment enthusiasts with consumer offerings and applications on Cubify at 2014 San Diego Comic-Con, at Booth 3513. The company’s Gentle Giant brand creates visual effects for movies including Star WarsThe Walking Dead, and Marvel, and uses the authentic digital content from the films to bring experiences to consumers with high-end collectibles, jewelry and action figures.

 Expanding its entertainment offerings, 3DS will also showcase the 3D printed lifestyle to entertainment enthusiasts and comic geeks alike with home 3D scanners, printers and apps that let you become your own action figure or movie character. The booth will also contain limited edition collectibles as well as host other events such as demonstrations of Cubify digital sculpting software, micro model giveaways, book signings and photo ops. The following highlights will be present:

 Expand your figurine collections – 3DS will be displaying and selling exclusive, limited edition Star Wars, Alien, and Marvel figurines from its Gentle Giant Ltd brand. Each figurine was scanned or digitally sculpted by master artisans with the collector in mind. No detail has been forgotten in these stunning collectibles that remain faithful to the original artwork.

 Explore the 3D printed lifestyle – Express yourself in 3D at the 3DMe® kiosks. Get 3D scanned and become a Star Trek™ crewmember or a Walking Dead zombie by having your likeness applied to a custom digital avatar. Order a 3D printed figurine directly from the booth. 

 First sub-$1000 plug & play consumer 3D printer – The third generation Cube 3D printer has faster print speeds, higher 70-micron resolution and a multi-material, easy to load dual-color cartridge.

 Physical photography made simple – The Sense and iSense 3D scanners have flexible scan sizes and are perfect for capturing everything from a shoe to a full-body selfie, processing data in seconds for a instantly printable 3D file. Both handheldscanning technologies will be available for experimentation at the booth.

Professional-quality consumer 3D printing – The CubePro series of 3D printers, offers three models for single, double or triple print heads for up to three colors. This sub-$5,000, professional-quality, consumer 3D printer series utilizes a controlled environment print chamber to ensure hi-fidelity, true-to-CAD, quality results.

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