Author Archives: Sarah Boisvert

Sarah Boisvert

About Sarah Boisvert

Sarah Boisvert has worked in digital fabrication since 1986. She is the Chief 3D Printing Officer of Potomac Photonics, Inc. , a Digital Fabrication service provider in Baltimore, MD. She is also the founder of FabLabHub , a non-profit for which she still volunteers.
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CES2015 Shows How 3D Printing is Maturing

A sure sign an industry is maturing is when new product announcements at major trade shows are really just improvements in current performance. Faster – New Materials – Higher Resolution – Faster – “true” 4…

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MakerCon Expands NY World Maker Faire Activities

This year’s New York World Maker Faire will be preceded by MakerCon, a cool conference “By and For Makers” on September 17-18.  With 52 speakers in 42 sessions organized into 4 tracks, MakerCon will cover a wide…

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2 New 3D Printed Products for Feet on Market

Last week saw official launch announcements from both Sols and United Nude for new 3D Printed products designed especially for the footwear market. Through an eblast, I got news that Sols,  the custom orthotics company created by…

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Quality Control in 3D Printing Through ISO and LEAN

As 3D Printing moves toward more widespread application in mainstream industrial markets, it’s interesting to note the shift from the desktop hacker providing parts at Maker Faires to contract service companies utilizing processes and procedures…