Posts Tagged ‘MakerBot

makerbot-ghostly-challenge

Ghostly International is a record label, design house, and technology innovator that provides works of high quality, integrity, and individuality. Ghostly and MakerBot have joined to present to you the MakerBot Ghostly Vinyl Challenge – using vinyl records and turntables as a starting point, you need to use your design skills to create novel objects that will delight record collectors, music lovers, and audiophiles alike. More specifically things to decorate, augment, or personalize your records and stereo systems.

To take part in the challenge you need to just upload your designs to Thingiverse with the tag #GhostlyVinyl before November 30th at 11:59PM EST. Entries must be tagged #GhostlyVinyl to be considered. A panel of MakerBot and Ghostly employees will judge entries on creativity and printability and winners will be announced on December 15th. The first-prize winner will receive Ghostly’s 2014 full length vinyl catalog and a MakerBot Replicator Mini Compact 3D Printer. Three winners will receive spools of MakerBot Filament (Three spools for first place, two for second, and one for third) and have their design featured on Thingiverse.

For more information about the MakerBot Ghostly Vinyl Challenge…

firstbuild-challenge

The FirstBuild Thingiverse Icebox Challenge is aimed at designing solutions that can be placed inside of the refrigerator. Ideas could range from purely 3D printed pieces to battery-operated electromechanical devices. FirstBuild’s engineers have already gotten inspired about this Ice Box Challenge and have designed test prints that include a 3D printed pizza box holder, customizable to the size of the box and the shelves in the refrigerator, and a motorized 3D printed wine chiller.

To qualify, designs must be uploaded to firstbuild.com between November 3 and November 23, 2014, at 11:59 p.m. EST. Entrants are also encouraged to upload their entries to thingiverse.com using the tag #IceBoxChallenge for a chance to be featured on the Thingiverse site. 3D print testing, online community voting and judging will occur from November 27 to December 2, with the winner announced December 15.

First place winner will choose between a MakerBot Replicator Desktop 3D Printer or a MakerBot Replicator 2X Experimental 3D Printer. Second place winner will receive a MakerBot Replicator Mini Compact 3D Printer and third place will receive three spools of MakerBot Filament, a Thingiverse T-shirt, a FirstBuild T-shirt. The participants that get the first to third place will also get their creation featured on Thingiverse and displayed in MakerBot Retail Stores.

So far there are 19 entries into the contest already sent with a little over 15 days left for everyone to join in by submitting his or hers entry.

For more information about the MakerBot Thingiverse FirstBuild Icebox Challenge…

makerbot-modio-challenge

To celebrate the release of Modio, the iPad app that lets you design and customize your own characters for 3D printing, for the iPhone MakerBot has partnered with Modio to present the MakerBot Modio Challenge. For the challenge, they want you to remix and reimagine Modio designs. Build, modify, invent, paint – anything goes!

Download source files from the Modio app and upload modified versions to Thingiverse with the tag #ModioChallenge before Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 11:59PM EST. Entries must be tagged with hashtag ModioChallenge to be considered and will be judged by a panel of MakerBot and Modio employees on creativity and printability. Android users can also participate by signing up for the Android beta.

First prize is an iPhone 6 Plus, yes the one that bends a lot, unless you print a nice and study case for it. Three winners will receive spools of MakerBot Filament (Three spools for first place, two for second, and one for third) and have their designs featured on Thingiverse.

For more information about the MakerBot Modio Challenge…


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