LAS VEGAS and PASADENA, Calif., Jan. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, New Matter, announces the general availability of the first plug-and-play 3D printing system at The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Together, the MOD-t 3D printer and the New Matter Store, an integrated online marketplace, are designed to make 3D printing accessible to everyone. The system is available for just $399 at www.newmatter.com.
"We have created a 3D printing experience that everyone can enjoy," says Steve Schell, CEO and co-founder of New Matter. "We accomplished our goal of simplifying the 3D printing process by creating an easy-to-use 3D printer and an integrated 3D design marketplace. We feel that the market is poised to take this next big step in integrating 3D printing into everyday life, and New Matter is here to make the experience seamless and user-friendly."
The MOD-t 3D printer was designed in partnership with award-winning design firm frog, with the intention of creating a clean and elegant look ideal for any living space. The complete 3D printing experience - from hardware to software - was designed for simplicity, reliability, and intuitive operation. The MOD-t features:
- An affordable price at $399
- A sleek, minimalist design meant to be used and showcased in the home
- Wi-Fi or USB enabled connection to provide a seamless, hassle free printing experience
- Browser-based interface accessible through both desktop and mobile browsers
- Ability to support and print custom .STL and .OBJ files
- Use of household-friendly PLA filament (1.75 mm diameter), available in 14 colors
The New Matter Store works in concert with the MOD-t to provide an online marketplace where users can find, buy, and sell 3D-printable designs. The New Matter Store features:
- A curated and tested library of designs from the New Matter Design Team and talented 3D designers from around the world that showcase useful, functional, and entertaining 3D prints
- Designs in an array of categories including Home, Toys, Fashion, Hobbies, Education and more
- A 3D viewer allowing users to preview and adjust designs from all angles
- An online dashboard featuring the MOD-t's print status, settings, and controls
Join the experience and view the New Matter 3D printing ecosystem video here.
In 2014, New Matter ran a successful Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign for the initial production of the MOD-t 3D printer. Over 2500 supporters contributed more than $680K during the campaign. New Matter has recently fulfilled these pre-orders and transitioned to direct sales.
This week, New Matter will also be launching its educational initiative "Educate and Inspire", focused on supporting STEM education and inspiring innovation through 3D printing. To learn more about New Matter's 3D printing grants for education, visit http://newmatter.com/educate.
The MOD-t 3D printer has already achieved several accolades in design and innovation including: 2015 CES Innovation Award Honoree, CE Week Best In Show Winner (2015) and Fast Company's 2015 Innovation By Design Award Finalist.
New Matter will be showcasing the MOD-t and New Matter Store at CES Tech West at the Sands Convention Center at Booth #72135. The press kit can also be accessed on their website at www.newmatter.com/press.
About New Matter
New Matter (www.newmatter.com) was founded in 2014 with a mission to bring 3D printing to every home, school, and office. Led by its flagship products, the MOD-t 3D printer and the New Matter Store, New Matter is revolutionizing the consumer 3D printing market by providing the only affordable, fully integrated, end-to-end consumer 3D printing experience. The company is backed by leading venture capital firms and is an operating company of Idealab, a creator and operator of technology companies that has started more than 125 companies since 1996. Stay connected with New Matter through Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and Pinterest.
New Matter® and MOD-t™ are either registered trademarks or trademarks of New Matter, Inc. in the United States and in other countries. All other trademarks and registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners. ©2015 New Matter, Inc. All rights reserved.
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