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Morphi Offers 3D Design for 3D Printing On the Go #3DThursday #3DPrinting

Here is a short extract from SolidSmack’s interview with the team behind the new 3D design for 3D printing iPad app Morphi:

SolidSmack: Where do you think this app will be most used?

Morphi can be used by anyone anywhere and this is perhaps the most unique feature of the app. We created Morphi specifically for touchscreen tablets because we wanted people of all ages, backgrounds and skill levels to design directly with touch – without being encumbered by a mouse, having to carry around a laptop or be stuck at a desktop all day. In designing Morphi, we were also inspired by the global tradition of creating with hands and wanted a more tactile experience for users than what current modeling programs provide.

In Morphi, people can design on the go – inside, outside, while in transit (train, bus, subway, boat), in the park, at school, in class, at work, while waiting on a line, at the beach, on a mountain top), etc. Users can save directly to the device so they do not need WiFi access to use the app (they do however need internet when they want to export their models for 3d printing). The app is currently available for iPad and iPad mini and we’re also scaling to android tablets and possibly other operating systems. We’re currently in late stage development on our android app, which should be completed, in the next few weeks/months. We’ll keep you posted!

Morphi can also be used whether or not the user has a 3D printer. We believe in 3D thinking – that everyone can benefit from designing + modeling in three dimensions – whether they want to better understand/explain concepts, principles or ideas or want to make printable models….

Read the rest of the interview here.

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