Ultimaker unveils software strategy to unlock greater 3-D printing potential

Cura Connect will be released in Ultimaker Cura on November 7th 2017. Cura Connect enables users to manage an array of Ultimaker 3-D printers, creating an accessible solution for prototyping, tooling and small-scale production. This pioneering industry solution allows users to schedule, queue and monitor print jobs for maximize the efficiency of Ultimaker 3-D printers.

Paul Heiden, Senior VP of Product Management at Ultimaker explains: "Even customers that bought the very first Ultimaker 3 can benefit from the new software solutions provided in Ultimaker Cura, now, and in the future. We are proud to be providing future-ready solutions. Ultimaker Cura opens up the possibility of third party plugin development that ensures seamless workflow integration with industry-standard CAD software to make 3D printing even more accessible."

Siert Wijnia, founder of Ultimaker continues: "Furthermore, we will continuously develop new applications for our 3-D printers, creating an even more integrated solution for our one million Cura users, including professional designers, engineers, researchers, and manufacturers. This will help users get the most out of their Ultimaker 3-D printer."

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