It's still debatable that 3D printing is rocking the world but when it comes to 3D print IP it is definitely shaking things up a bit. Author John Hornick shares examples of how the two sides of the 3D print industry is disrupting the status quo. The 3D print IP world is still the wild west in terms of control and we take a look into the serious need for file and 3D printing safety and creation of 3D print product standards. We have an interesting interview today with IP lawyer and author of … [Read more...]
Retail 3D Print on Demand is Here!
A really exciting development in the retail 3D print world is a Lowes project called Bespoke Designs. It is a proof of concept kind of test run coming out of the Lowe's Innovation Labs which is right at their Charlotte offices and a partnership between a bunch of 3D printing companies, 3DShook, Voodoo Manufacturing, and then also Digital Forming which we couldn’t get them in time for this show but we are going to do a whole separate show because they need it. It is cool 3D visualization software … [Read more...]
Do I Need a Revolutionary Business Plan?
Tom and Tracy discuss the need for a revolutionary or evolutionary business plan based on the book, Originals. What you need to do to prep the wider audience for your new business plan and assess if it's a hot topic versus really revolutionary. Listen to the podcast here: Talking about whether or not we need a revolutionary or an evolutionary business plan. In my mind, if you are going to go into business, you don’t want to be, "Me too." Why do you not want a revolutionary business … [Read more...]
Challenges of the 3D Print Market
Right now, we have this bigger foreboding question over our business about the current challenges of the 3D print market, which we thought we’d address. Maybe it will be similar for other people contemplating what to do in the 3D printing world. And in fact, we’ve been hearing from some listeners who are trying to create a business around selling 3D print designs, so we know there are other people with the same business. Listen to the podcast here: Challenges of the 3D Print Market: Needing … [Read more...]