ROCK HILL, S.C., May 7, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) launched today the first ever 3D printing-based Star Trek app to create customized 3D printed products and collectibles based on the iconic Star Trek series through the company's proprietary content hosting and publishing platform, Cubify ®. Under license from CBS Consumer Products, Star Trek 3DMe lets users create a full-color, personalized 3D printed figurine of themselves in a Star Trek uniform from the original series by simply uploading two photographs of their face.
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Users can personalize their figurines with a variety of options such as authentic Star Trek ranks from ensign through captain, uniform colors, and poses including the famous "live long and prosper" Vulcan gesture complete with Vulcan ears. The unique 5.5" figurines are 3D printed in full-color on 3D Systems' Projet® 660Pro, with a ceramic-like feel. Star Trek 3DMe figurines retail for $69.99 each and are available on Cubify.com."We're delighted to offer Star Trek fans the chance to join the crew of the Enterprise in a way that was never before possible – by replicating themselves in 3D as a crew member," said Sarah W. Stocker, Senior Director of Cubify for 3D Systems. Fans can be among the first to join the Starship Enterprise in 3D by going to Cubify.com today. ™ & ©2013 CBS Studios Inc. STAR TREK and related marks are trademarks of CBS Studios Inc. All Rights Reserved. About 3D Systems Corporation 3D Systems is a leading provider of 3D content-to-print solutions including 3D printers, print materials and on-demand custom parts services for professionals and consumers alike. The company also provides CAD, reverse engineering and inspection software tools and consumer 3D printers, apps and services. Its expertly integrated solutions replace and complement traditional methods and reduce the time and cost of designing new products by printing real parts directly from digital input. These solutions are used to rapidly design, create, communicate, prototype or produce real parts, empowering customers to create and make with confidence.