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Right after we hear about Ponoko, and their laser-cut designs that you can make and sell, here comes another company that offers the service of making 3D prints via its website Jujups.

Their statement:

We believe that "everyone has an inherent desire - to design" Design is about self expression. It is about satisfying your desires. Once upon a time only a small portion of humanity could read or write. We would like to say that once upon a time "only a few people could design but, JuJups changed that.

JuJups is powered by design technology that structures design in an intelligent way, just as much as CSS and Html structures text and graphic data in an intelligent way so that non-techies can create wonderful blog graphics and web pages that we enjoy today. JuJups will do the same to the world of products.

Basically, it's easy 3D printing with templates. They'll expand into more stuff later.

A wider range of products will follow in the near future.

JuJups is planning in association with ZCorp to expand 3D printing capacity to support the growing demand for customized objects. Customized giftware, memorabilia, toys, etc will soon be added to the list of items that can be custom designed. Many companies have now created opportunities for custom-made products, such as custom printed T-shirts, mugs, magnets etc. however, the customization is mostly in 2D.

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Patrik (author)2007-12-17

Looks like they are only doing picture frames, from a limited library of shapes and decorations - for now. Makes sense: limited depth = faster to print, and picture frames are probably a "hot item" this time of year.

They're using a printer from ZCorp, so no reason they couldn't do more complicated designs.

Their business plan may be to aim for the lowest-common-denominator customers though. Why bother dealing with picky engineering customers, if in the same amount of time and effort they can sell 10 picture frames to the same crowd that sends e-cards online...

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fungus amungus (author)Patrik2007-12-17

Yeah, if you dig a little deeper you'll find that they plan to do a lot more later. This is their intro product.

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zachninme (author)Patrik2007-12-17

Heh! I said nearly the same thing, except in much less text... A great mind and a lazy mind think alike! (I'm the latter)

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zachninme (author)2007-12-17

Cool! Too bad its only picture frames... They use ZCorp's printers, though!

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Goodhart (author)2007-12-17

Interesting....when I get home, I will have to look into this....

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