Autodesk Adds Sparks to 3D Printing Fusing with Windows 10

By CIOReview | Thursday, August 13, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO, CA: Software solutions provider, Autodesk introduces its open 3D printing platform Spark integrated in to Windows 10. The tool assures a streamlined 3D printing experience for its users.

Autodesk assists software for architecture, engineering, construction, manufacturing, media and entertainment. Its latest tool will enable users the accessibility to its software to unlock their creativity and meet their complicated challenges.

“There’s a crucial need to align software and 3D printing hardware to support the needs of modern 3D printing for our global community of users and developers,” says Steve Guggenheimer, Corporate Vice President of Developer Platform & Evangelism and Chief Evangelist, Microsoft.

Spark provides extensive APIs for each stage of the 3D printing workflow. It enables business to quickly add 3D printing functionality to applications and ensures the application to prepare, optimize and deliver 3D models for any 3D printer or service bureau.

The platform strengthens the additive manufacturing process from design to fabrication and its tool offers a set of industry standards for all aspects of 3D printing ecosystem: software, hardware, materials and services. Seamless integration with Windows 10 enables an optimized 3D printing experience for users. It also make free* Spark APIs available to Microsoft developer community.

“By optimizing the Spark 3D printing platform for Windows 10, we are empowering both Windows users and Microsoft developers to tap the potential of additive manufacturing” says Samir Hanna, Vice President and General Manager, Consumer and 3D Printing, Autodesk.