3d Printing company Creality 3D Printer Shares Latest Tech News
Creality, the company behind the 3D printed glasses craze, has announced it is going digital.
The company says it has created a “cloud platform” which enables users to upload and share 3D models and 3D printing software.
“Our new platform is a cloud platform where we can continuously evolve the way we make products,” CEO Ian Wilson said in a statement.
Wilson says the platform will allow users to print with the help of an “Advanced Materials Processing System” (AMPS).
“AMPS has revolutionised the way that we can use our materials, and we’re excited to partner with Creality to bring it to our customers,” he said.
Wilson says Creality has seen “record growth” since the company was founded in 2014.
The company, which was acquired by Amazon in 2016, was one of the first 3D printer companies to use an AMPS.
Wilson says the software has helped create the company’s current business model, which enables it to sell its glasses to consumers, but he says it will take time to scale up to the mass market.
Wilson is hopeful Creality’s platform will help it “revolutionise” the industry and help it achieve its vision of being the “first online glasses manufacturer”.
“We’re also looking at how to build a range of devices with the new technology, so the possibilities are endless,” he says.
Creality has had to build up a robust network of investors, so far, but Wilson says he hopes the company can raise $30 million in venture funding.
While Wilson says Creacy is “just getting started” with its new venture, it has the backing of a number of large tech investors, including Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg.
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