Hewlett Packard (HP) has unveiled its new Blended Reality ecosystem 3D printing platform designed to "break down the barriers between the digital and physical worlds".
The new technology features two key components, reports Packaging News. HP Multi Jet Fusion is engineered to resolve critical gaps in the combination of speed, quality and cost, and deliver on the potential of 3D printing, while Sprout by HP is an immersive computing platform that redefines the user experience and creates a foundation for future immersive technologies.
HP Multi Jet Fusion is designed to resolve the limitations in today's 3D print systems while delivering higher productivity and quality at a lower cost.
"As we examined the existing 3D print market, we saw a great deal of potential but also saw major gaps in the combination of speed, quality and cost," said Stephen Nigro, senior vice president, inkjet and graphic solutions, HP. "HP Multi Jet Fusion is designed to transform manufacturing across industries by delivering on the full potential of 3D printing with better quality, increased productivity, and break-through economics."
Additionally, Multi Jet Fusion is set produce faster results, while Sprout combines the power of an advanced desktop computer with an immersive, natural user interface to create a new computing experience.