In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ll start off with business and a new 3D printer, and then some interesting research. So without further ado, let’s dive right in!
Philips Lighting Smart Hub Opens
Signify, the company behind the business of Philips Lighting, has opened the new Philips Smart Hub flagship store at the UOA Business Park, Shah Alam in Malaysia. The company offers many lighting products, like WiZ and Philips Hue, for sale right in the store, but that’s not all it offers: Signify will also provide its very first 3D printing lighting service at the store, which will allow customers to create custom lighting items tailored to their professional or personal tastes.
The cost of this new service starts at RM399 (about $97), and is offered at the new flagship store in the Klang Valley. It’s also available for online purchase via LazMall and Shopee Mall. All lighting designs start from a variety of base templates, and multiple features can be personalized, including materials, shapes, and textures, and it’s even possible to add custom logos and branding. 100% recyclable polycarbonate material is used to print the lighting products, and combined with the decrease of energy consumption from