Boston’s NVBots, a startup founded by students at MIT, aims to bring its education-focused, easier-to-use 3D printer to 30 schools this fall. Today, the company launched a Fundable equity crowdfunding campaign to help make it happen.
There was quite an interesting scene taking place recently at Makerbot’s Newbury Street store, as the 3D printing company held a printing workshop for children.
A seven-year old named Victor could be observed manipulating shapes with a 3D modelling software program. He chooses red blocks, adjusts the dimensions, and then pieces them together. A Makerbot employee assigned to oversee the children’s work takes a look at Victor’s creation.
“That’s a good looking robot,” he says.
“It’s actually a Minecraft person,” Victor replies, as he rotates the model into clear view. Read More