Stratasys Ltd. (NASDAQ: SSYS) subsidiary MakerBot and The Foundry said they have announced a unique partnership Thursday evening at The Foundry´s San Francisco launch event for MODO 801, the latest edition of the popular 3D modeling, animation, visual effects and rendering software package.
MakerBot was one of the sponsors of the live-streamed event, which featured a range of leading speakers from a variety of industries.
As part of the partnership, MakerBot and The Foundry are working together to develop resources to ensure the seamless integration of MODO and the MakerBot Replicator 3D Printing Platform. It is anticipated that this relationship will help make The Foundry´s software, when combined with 3D printing on a MakerBot Replicator Desktop 3D Printer, even easier and more accessible for artists of every level.
Founded in 2009, MakerBot, a subsidiary of Stratasys Ltd., has built an installed base of desktop 3D printers sold to innovative and industry-leading customers worldwide, including engineers, architects, designers, educators and consumers. Its website is at makerbot.com.
Stratasys, headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn., and Rehovot, Israel, is a leading global provider of 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions. Its website is at stratasys.com or blog.stratasys.com.
Headquartered in London, with offices in Los Angeles and Silicon Valley, The Foundry develops award-winning creative software solutions used globally by leading designers, digital artists, hobbyists and students. Its website is at thefoundry.co.uk.