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Weistek Introduces a 3D Printer for Kids on Kickstarter

by • May 2, 2016 • No Comments

3D printing company Weistek are launching a Kickstarter campaign on the 10th of May to manufacture a kid friendly 3D printing device. The MiniToy can be the initially 3D printing device made specifically for children, with a focus on education and fun!

Kids getting excited of 3D printing!

Kids getting excited of 3D printing!

The MiniToy can be utilized at home and at school, with hundreds of options for printing toys, accessories as well as educational tools. Kids can print historical artifacts, molecules and buildings, giving them a accident to have a additional interactive educational experience.

Weistek was founded in 2011 in China, and has rapidly become an industry leader, with a team of 20 research and development engineers, 2 approved patents and 10 pending approval.

Weistek’s CEO, Vicky Chen, said: “At Weistek, we believe which when the children remain ahead of the curve, everyone wins. So we made the MiniToy as a learning device for children to understand additional of this disruptive innovation which’s may already started to alter the face of so most industries.”

What manufactures this printing device various to others, and therefore additional kid friendly? Firstly there’s the safety showcases. With all the mechanical parts hidden by brightly coloured surfaces, the machine looks additional like a toy and is much safer than the printing devices may already on the market.

The MiniToy can be easy to use, with a one touch print function. It is lightweight and all printing materials supplied by Weistek are toxic-free and biodegradable.

Secondly, Weistek are implementing a one-of-a-kind STEAM educational platform. The easy-to-use mobile app categorises every 3D version into a STEAM category and contains most STEAM-based activities which can be done at home or in school. The MiniToy can have a sizeable library of 3D versions to select of, and can in addition have an online community platform for 3D version enthusiasts, educators and families.

A limited earlybird special gives early adopters the opportunity to save $200 by signing up to the email list at www.myminitoy.com. There is in addition a accident for teveryers to win their own MiniToy for their school by visiting and liking their Facebook page. More information on the competition is on the market there.

This looks to be an awe-inspiring tool to get kids informative in 3D printing in a safe, fun and educational way. You can find out additional of the MiniToy and the next Kickstarter here.


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