HP has revealed a new 3D-as-a-Service (3DaaS) subscription model for 3D printing to allow customers to ‘pay-per-build’ or opt for a one-year contract where the hardware and services are provided entirely for them.
The broad idea is to make the mass production of parts via 3D printing more accessible, scalable and affordable in general, with two different tiers of service initially available from HP. The 3DaaS Base subscription service delivers automatic replenishment of 3D printing supplies, along with tracking of usage and billing, and both on-site and remote support. It works on a ‘pay-per-build’ model with HP’s Jet Fusion 5200, Jet Fusion 4200, and Jet Fusion 500 series 3D printers.
HP notes there will be a defined usage-based price which will apply for a one-year period, and this offering is available now in the US, Canada, UK and various other European countries. Plus points The 3DaaS Plus subscription throws […]
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