February 19th marked the beginning of the year of the goat in the Chinese calendar. To join in the New Year celebrations, we’re presenting 10 super-interesting facts about goats. Use these facts to impress your friends and to avoid looking sheepish during the New Year festivities!
3 ways to get you out of the weeds by Daniel Valade, Roland’s vinyl-cutting expert
A high percentage of the questions I receive from booth visitors at various trade shows are apparel related. This supports what I already know, that custom decorated apparel continues to grow in popularity. To answer some of the common questions I get at the tradeshows, here are some really useful pointers to help you efficiently produce quality custom clothing and accessories.
3 great reasons why sign professionals should add digital signage to their product offerings
Sometimes, even the smallest changes to a business can lead to significant results. For example, making a change like incorporating digital signage into your product offerings. If you’re already in printed signage, this is a simple and small change – just another form of what you already do.
Interview with Rachel Hammer, 3D Product Manager for Roland DGA
What is the concept behind the monoFab series rapid prototyping machines – why the set?
The combination of the two technologies – additive and subtractive – is truly unique. Together, they represent the two steps in the prototyping process – design and manufacturing.
Interview with Masahiro Tomioka, President of Roland DG
How does Roland DG view the current state of the rapid prototyping 3D printer market?
The term 3D printer covers a large and diverse lineup of products that address the usability needs of different users. For example, there are industrial applications such as making prototypes for jet engine or automobile parts, medical applications such as producing artificial bones and organs, as well as educational, research or artistic applications, and even individual applications for hobbyists. With the expiration of the patent on FDM 3D printing, the number of startups and individuals seeking to develop easy-to-use 3D printers continues to increase dramatically. As a company that has been aware of the value and possibilities inherent to 3D fabrication for many years, we are very interested to see where this expansion of fabrication possibilities will take us.