REHOVOT, Israel, February 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
- Objet to provide its Objet Connex multi-material 3D printing technology for hands-on architectural education workshop in collaboration with MIT, ACSA, ACADIA
- Models created during the workshop will be exhibited at the Objet booth
Objet Ltd., the innovation leader in 3D printing for rapid prototyping and additive manufacturing announced that it will be hosting a 48 hour workshop for Architecture professors and students at this year's ACSA (Association of Collegiate Schools of America) 100th Annual Meeting, which will take place March 1-3, in Boston, MA. Objet will also be participating in a number of other sessions during the meeting.
The ACSA workshop will allow attendees to develop breakthrough designs, from concept to 3D model completion, in just 48 hours. Their 3D models will then be displayed at the ACSA Annual Meeting - a special exhibit in honor of ACSA's centennial annual meeting.
Gilad Gans, Executive Vice President for Objet, says: "We are thrilled to have this collaboration with ACSA and MIT as part of Objet's long-standing commitment to enabling educational excellence. Objet will be presenting its advanced 3D printing and rapid prototyping capabilities for America's leading architectural professors and students. For the first time, both faculty and student members will be able to get real hands-on experience of our unique multi-material 3D printing capability in an intensive 2 day seminar."
Also presenting at ACSA will be Neri Oxman, Assistant Professor at MIT, who will be describing her work 'Design by Nature' and how Objet Connex multi-material technology helps to bring her complex design concepts to life.
Objet's breakthrough Connex multi-material technology is already being used in leading universities, research institutions and Fortune 500 companies across the United States and Europe.
Objet is working in collaboration with MIT, ACSA and ACADIA (the Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture) to provide architectural faculty and students with numerous opportunities to explore and learn about how digital technologies, in particular 3D printing, can expand the bounds of architectural education and practice.
For more information and to register for any of the above events, please visit http://web.objet.com/ACSAconference_EN-ACSA-LP-Mar12.html.
NOTE - Viewers can watch the 'Synthetic Landscapes' workshop on the Objet blog from the 29th of February or via twitter at #ACSA100.
Objet Ltd. is a leading provider of high quality, cost effective inkjet-based 3D printing systems and materials. A global company, Objet has offices in North America, Europe, Japan, China, Hong Kong, and India.
Objet's 3D printing systems and 3D printing materials are ideal for any company involved in the manufacture or design of physical products using 3D software or other 3D content. Companies using Objet's solutions can be typically found in sectors such as consumer goods & electronics, aerospace & defense, automotive, education, dental, medical and medical devices, architecture, industrial machinery, footwear, sporting goods, toys and service bureaus.
Founded in 1998, the company has thousands of customers worldwide including a substantial share of the relevant Fortune 100 and Fortune 500. Its award-winning technology (13 awards in 6 years) is based upon over 110 patents and patent pending inventions.
Objet's advanced 3D printing systems and range of about 70 materials enable professionals to build prototypes that accurately simulate the true look, feel and function of an end-product, even complex, assembled goods. The Objet Connex™ line of multi-material 3D printers features the world's only technology to simultaneously jet 2 materials. With this, users can print many different materials into a single part and print various mixed parts on the same build tray. Users can also create advanced composite materials, or Digital Materials™ featuring unique mechanical and thermal properties. Objet's range of about 70 3D printing materials simulate properties ranging from rigid to rubber-like, transparent to opaque and standard to ABS-grade engineering plastics, with a large number of in-between shore grades and shades.
Objet's 3D printers are available in a range of form-factors, from cost-effective desktop 3D printers ideal for entry-level professionals all the way to industrial-scale multi-material machines for front-line designers and top manufacturers. Objet's 3D printers feature the industry's highest-resolution 3D printing quality, based on 16-micron (0.0006 in.) super-thin layering, wide material versatility, office friendliness and ease of operation.
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