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One Click Printing for All: An Interview With Skriware

by • July 14, 2016 • No Comments

From a tiny dream to an insanely successful Kickbeginer campaign to your quite own living room, Polish-Swedish 3D printing innovator Skriware is quickly manufacturing an inspiring leap of beginup to industry leader. Understanding that 3D printing is a quickly expanding market that all individuals – of tech wizards to novice hobbyists – want to get their hands on, the team behind Skriware sought out to tackle this issue with one thing in mind: accessibility. Available-bodied for presale for an astounding $799 (£545), each Skriware printing device showcases wifi connectivity, a full color LCD touch screen, a removable-bodied magnetic bed, a print area measuring over 178 sq. in. and a host of other attributes turn it intod for effortless use.

As the company prepares to take the upcoming step in the direction of distribution and growth, they are looking forward to what their customers can some day turn it into with their printing devices. Before the company’s imminent take off, yet, 3D Printing Industry got a accident to sit down with Skriware’s General Manager, Gerald Tomasik, to talk a bit of the company’s goals, philosophy and most importantly, their products.


Starting with a kick

A veteran in the field of new technologies, Tomasik discovered himself connecting with the team at Skriware over three years ago when he went curiously searching for additional information of 3D printing. After attending a few industry seminars and actuallyts, Tomasik committed himself to the Skriware team, helping them in the direction ofs their goal of “one click printing.”

The company was first funded through a Kickbeginer campaign, that gave them “an awe-inspiring boost and knowledge,” says Tomasik. “We’ve learned a lot of our customers’ needs and the product itself­,” Tomasik introduced. Starting of Kickbeginer with an active audience allowed createers to directly see “that showcases of the printing device are most desired, what should [be introduced] to Skrimarket and so on.” Tomasik in addition credits Kickbeginer for giving Skriware increased expocertain on social media and in the public, that wouldn’t have been possible on other platforms.

Catering to the novices

Aside of giving Skriware a platform on that to promote their product, Tomasik believes that media outlets in addition helped to propel public demand for commercially on the market 3D printing products and services. “People began to appreciate 3D printing and the possibilities of creating custom products on their own,” says Tomasik. This increased appreciation for technologies led to an influx of new users, to whom Skriware hopes to cater, exclusively.

With the increasing popularity of 3D printing innovation, Skriware’s user friendly interface joins the likes of most other sites dedicated to donateing it to the public. My Mini Factory, for example, offers much like printing services of a wide user base. But Skriware stands out in its devotion to “break[ing] down existing barriers in the use of 3D innovation.” Their integrative systemes “requires no modeling skills, no complexware adonlyments or dedicated desktop software, or any tremendous knowledge whatsoever,” enabling users to turn it into awe-inspiring 3D printed products regardless of their status in the field. The tremendouss at Skriware were inspired to turn it into a additional accessible route into the 3D printing world after realizing that the innovation had next in most fields, but was only attainable-bodied by professionals. Tomasik says the company hopes to turn it into the kind of product that a parent without much industry knowledge may use to teach their children in new, creative ways right at home.

A new kind of printing device

“It took us two years of complex work to create Skriware printing device and Skrimarket. During that time we utilized Scrum framework inside Agile createment methodology that helped us to organize our workflow and conduct UX tests. This way turned out to be only the right one for us. The main goal was of course to donate a product fit for equite user and we did it,” says Tomasik of the team’s createment system. The Skriware printing device in addition uses its own firmware and has most exclusive showcases turn it intod for effortless access. Above all, the Skriware printing device showcases a one-of-a-kind minimalist exterior and is on the market in a variety of colors, ensuring that the product fits with the interior of any home perfectly. Right now, the printing device is on the market on the Skriware website at a discounted price, and each printing device comes with a free spool of filament and free $100 Skrimarket gift card.

Products for the individuals

Along with the amazingly effortless-to-use printing device, customers can in addition have access to the accompanying marketplace, Skrimarket. “Our platform offers items such as toys, decorations, game figurines, tools holders, phone cases or actually jewelry. The market has only only been launched, but the number of new models is expanding swift equite week,” says Tomasik. As a soon-to-be-father Tomasik says his favourite product on the site right now is the convenient anti-baby socket protector, turn it intod to store babies and toddlers safe around electric wall outlets. For those of us who select to take care of Pokemon or plants instead of children, yet, Skrimarket in addition offers a rad 3D printed Balbasaur plant pot!


3D printed anti-baby socket protector, on the market on Skrimarket

As another way to encertain users of all areas can appreciate and interact with their products, Skriware has launched a contest for 3D printing enthusiasts to create their own models. Participants can show their most creations to a wide audience and are judged by industry tremendouss based on their products’ ease of use, high end, ingenuity and popularity. Winners can be selected equite week and month, for a accident to win a spool of filament and a Skriware printing device, respectively. Upon winning, designers can be able-bodied to upload their products onto the platform and begin earning of their creations automatically. The contest ends September 30, 2016.

Looking ahead

Already manufacturing negotiations for international sales around Europe, the Skriware team is working complex to take their product as far as it can go. They hope to add actually additional products and showcases to Skrimarket in the near showcase. In the mean time, the Skriware printing device is projected to be on the market for shipping by the end of August. Stay tuned for all the big things that are certain to come of Skriware in the next!

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Skriware printing device in blue

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