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Florida Polytechnic University
Once GE FirstBuild added MakerBot® Replicator® 3D Printers to their toolkit, they were able to prototype and test the next generation of smart home appliances in real time. In the words of the company, “a prototype is worth a thousand meetings.” Learn how GE FirstBuild saves time and encourages innovation with the help of MakerBot Replicators.
Brooklyn Technical High School
Brooklyn Tech is the largest specialized high school for STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) in the United States. In this video, teacher Tom Curanovic talks about how rapid prototyping is transforming his computer-integrated manufacturing lab, and senior Vishnu Sanigepalli describes what he has learned by using the MakerBot Replicator 2 Desktop 3D Printer.
SUNY New Paltz Innovation Center
The State University of New York at New Paltz is home to the world's first MakerBot Innovation Center: a ground-floor room with 30 MakerBot Replicator 3D Printers. "3D printing is training students to think in a different way," says Dan Freedman, dean of science and engineering at New Paltz. "If students come out of here knowing about 3D printing and different applications of it, it will give them a better chance of starting a career.