product development

What is a STEP File? Let me Explain…

2015-12-18T21:25:03-04:00

I've Had Many Clients ask me "What is a STEP File"? So I thought I would explain... Let's begin with an analogy. You're probably familiar with Microsoft Word documents and with PDF files. Often times, you create a document using Word, then save (or print) it to PDF before sharing. PDF is more universal and not easily edited. It's basically a snap shot of that Microsoft Word document at the time you saved it. That's effectively what a STEP file is to 3D engineering model data. It's one of several universal formats we use to communicate between CAD systems. I've run into many [...]

What is a STEP File? Let me Explain…2015-12-18T21:25:03-04:00

Five Things I Tell Inventors

2013-12-12T11:23:17-04:00

I talk to quite a few individual inventors who are trying to understand where they should go with an idea they have. There is a common theme that the conversation turns to, so I thought I'd wrap up a few of the most important things here in this post. I love working with inventors because I love exploring new ideas. I also hate seeing people dump thousands of their hard earned dollars down the drain. I will only work with people once they have at least listened to me discourage them for a bit. 1 - Ideas Are Easy. Execution is [...]

Five Things I Tell Inventors2013-12-12T11:23:17-04:00

Appearance in the Orlando Business Journal

2013-09-06T01:41:15-04:00

The Orlando Business Journal stopped by to chat with us about DeltaMaker recently. Yours truly made the cover of this week's edition, and DeltaMaker had a nice spread with photos inside.  You can checkout the web version by clicking here. DeltaMaker is a crowd-funded 3D printer that I support as one of the founders. It has made substantial progress and will begin shipping soon. DeltaMaker Rendered Image

Appearance in the Orlando Business Journal2013-09-06T01:41:15-04:00