[EMS Discuss] Stratasys buys Makerbot

James Hukill EMAIL HIDDEN
Wed Jun 19 15:40:41 PDT 2013


IMHO.  I think counterfeit prevention chips will be mandated for all
commercially produced 3D printers.  Just like they are in the high end
photo copiers.
Who gets to define what is counterfeit is the scary part.
On Jun 19, 2013 2:57 PM, "Rick Osgood" <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:

> It sounds like at least for now Makerbot will continue operating as its
> own entity.  Supposedly Makerbot will continue to target the consumer
> market while Stratasys stays in its current market.  I'm curious what will
> happen over time though.
>
>
> On Wed, Jun 19, 2013 at 2:51 PM, Hovis Biddle <EMAIL HIDDEN>wrote:
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>> I don't know a lot about the IP situation in printing, but this kind of
>> consolidation gives me fears about Stratasys moving to a patent-trolling
>> and monopolizing strategy...
>>
>> Three cheers for democratizing manufacturing, I think I'll start
>> archiving all public designs.
>> On Jun 19, 2013 2:09 PM, "Rick Osgood" <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:
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>>>  This is an interesting development.  I wonder how this will effect on
>>> the consumer market in the long term.
>>>
>>>
>>> http://techcrunch.com/2013/06/19/stratasys-acquiring-makerbot-combined-company-will-likely-dominate-3d-printing-industry/
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