|[February 16, 2014]
MEDIA ALERT: Visit MakerBot at the NY Toy Fair
MakerBot, a global leader in desktop 3D printing, will be at the New
York Toy Fair February 16 through 19, 2014, and will be
exhibiting its new MakerBot
Digital Store 3D printed collections. Toy Fair visitors
are invited to visit the MakerBot Booth #3127 and see the
MakerBot Digital Store collections first hand and experience the
MakerBot 3D Printing Ecosystem.
The MakerBot Digital Store is the site for original, fun
and collectible digital content for MakerBot Replicator Desktop 3D
Printers. The MakerBot Digital Store launched in January at the
International Consumer Electronics Show (CES (News - Alert)) and has already
become a popular destination for those interested in easy-to-3D
print and assemble models.
The MakerBot Digital Store provides a place that offers original,
fun and collectible digital content directly to the end user.
MakerBot Digital Store Series One Collections include: Around
Town™, Chunky Trucks™, The Cosmic Cadets™, Dragons of
Glastonbury™, Famous Flyers™ and PetPals™. The MakerBot Digital
Store is only available for the MakerBot fifth generation desktop
3D printers and the MakerBot Replicator 2 Desktop 3D Printer
(fourth generation). In the MakerBot Digital Store, visitors can
purchase high-quality, delightful, printable and paintable digital
3D models and collections. The models are MakerBot Verified to
successfully print on MakerBot Replicator 2 and fifth generation
MakerBot Replicator Desktop 3D Printers. The MakerBot Digital
Store effectively turns a MakerBot Replicator Desktop 3D Printer
into an in-home entertainment device and completely redefines the
distribution channel: there is no packaging, no shelving
requirements, no distributor/retailer mark-up, and the customer
can print as many copies from the digital file as they desire.
MakerBot has created the models so they do not require supports or
glue. Pricing is based by individual digital 3D file (.x3g and
.makerbot) or by the collection. Prices start at $0.99 per file or
$9.99 for a collection, and are only available through the
MakerBot Digital Store.
For more information, visit makerbot.com/digitalstore.
WHEN & WHERE:
New York City Toy Fair Booth #3127
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, NYC
**Note: For media interviews on MakerBot, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
MakerBot, a subsidiary of Stratasys Ltd. (Nasdaq: SSYS), is
leading the Next Industrial Revolution (News - Alert) by setting the standards in
reliable and affordable desktop 3D printing. Founded in 2009,
MakerBot has built the largest installed base of desktop 3D
printers sold to innovative and industry-leading customers
worldwide, including engineers, architects, designers, educators
and consumers. The MakerBot 3D Ecosystem drives accessibility and
rapid adoption of 3D printing and includes: Thingiverse.com,
the MakerBot Digitizer
Desktop 3D Scanner, the MakerBot Replicator
line of Desktop 3D Printers, MakerWare
the MakerBot retail stores,
and strategic partnerships with top-tier brands. MakerBot has been
honored with many accolades, including Popular Mechanics'
"Overall Winner" for best 3D printer, Time Magazine's "Best
Inventions of 2012," Popular Mechanics' "Editor's Choice
Award," Popular Science's "Product of the Year," Fast
Company's "One of the World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies
in Consumer Electronics," and many more. Join the Next Industrial
Revolution by following MakerBot at makerbot.com.
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