Italian 3D printing company Lumi Industries introduced free and open source smartphone-operated 3D printer

January 7, 2020

  • Open Source 3D Printer – Lumi Industries released open-source instructions for users to download and build their own resin 3D printer called LumiBee in January 2020
  • 3D Printed Parts – Customers need desktop filament 3D printer to print 95% of LumiBee’s parts, with the rest to be purchased, including motors, printed circuit board, 4-millimeter linear rods and bearings
  • Smartphone-Operated – Uses light of old smartphone to form 3D printed object from photosensitive liquid resin, and mobile app to operate printer
  • Partners – Include other 3D printing firms Zortrax, Photocentric which provided the resins, and 3DFilum
  • Project Status – Project, still in early stages, was nominated as finalist at Purmundus Design Challenge 2019 in Frankfurt, Germany
Accelerator: 3D Printing
Sector: Information Technology
Organizations: Lumi Industries, Zortrax, Photocentric, 3DFilum

Original Publication Date: January 6, 2020

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