I just had to look for the exact date. 7/17/2014 — the day I started Entrescan.
At the time, it was just an idea — to build “The Shutterfly of 3D Scanning.” Had I known what was involved, I might never have started. Looking back and realizing what I have learned in the last 14 months, it terrifies me that I might NOT have gone forward with it.
We are excited to be tapped to print the 250 limited edition 2016 Ford GT models for 3D.Ford.com. This is the first time there has ever been officially-licensed 3D models of a major car manufacturer
The full-color Ford GT models debuted at the 2015 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) to rave reviews. Sales have been outpacing expectations as Ford enthusiasts, excited by the quality of the 3D prints, rush to get their hands on one of the limited quantity cars.
Imagine what engineers would create if they were not bound by the confines of traditional manufacturing processes. For those few who are adventurous enough to think outside the box, there is a vast opportunity to revisit, reinvent, and discover new efficiencies in industrial engineering and design that were previously inconceivable. Welcome to the modern revolution of additive manufacturing.
Have you ever looked at Abe Lincoln’s face? I mean really looked at it. For the man who held our nation’s highest office during one of the toughest parts of our collective past, the word “weathered” just doesn’t cut it. His face is worn and stretched thin across hollow cheeks. It’s the face of resolute exhaustion.
It’s also a face that I 3D printed.
I have something in common with Superbowl MVPs. No, I’m not a star athlete – far from it. My connection is that I attended Isidore Newman School in New Orleans, alma mater of the Manning brothers and 2014 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year Odell Beckham, Jr. Despite the notoriety that these famous athletes have given Newman in the national media, in New Orleans Newman is known for being an academic powerhouse far more than an athletic one. Think Walter Isaacson, Michael Lewis, or Mark Plotkin as grads who are representative of that academic rigor.