Monoprice Selects the Polar Cloud as its Platform for 3D Printing

Polar Cloud Enables a 3D Printer to Print Objects from Any Location through a Smartphone or Computer

Monoprice, the No. 1 selling 3D printer brand in the world*, today announced its partnership with Polar3D to bring the Polar Cloud to its customers, starting with the MP Voxel 3D Printer. The Polar Cloud allows anyone with a browser the ability to easily create and transform digital models into physical objects, while providing a wide selection of pre-existing 3D models for users to choose from.


"As the category leader in 3D printing, we must continue to add value to our customers," said Bernard Luthi, CEO of Monoprice. "The Polar Cloud is the dominant network for 3D printing in education and that is a key market for us. This partnership not only enhances our customers' experience with our machines but also provides them with educational and entrepreneurial opportunities via the Polar Cloud platform."

The MP Voxel 3D Printer ($399.99) is a unique, easy to use, beginner-friendly 3D printer that is fully enclosed and includes a built-in camera for monitoring print operations, perfect for any classroom. Best of all, the printer comes fully assembled and includes sample 3D models and filament, allowing users to start printing within minutes of taking it out of the box. The Polar Cloud acts as a library, where teachers can access ready-made lesson plans on 3D printing, and users from any locations can collaborate together on designs.

"We are thrilled to be working with Monoprice to Polar Cloud enable their machines," said Greg LaLonde, CEO of Polar3D. "Monoprice's rapid ascent to the No. 1 3D printer company is testament to their commitment to quality and to delivering value. We share their passion and look forward to networking their machines in educational institutions and makerspaces around the world."

Through this partnership, Monoprice will continue to remain at the forefront of providing best-in-class accessible 3D printing technology for both professionals and consumers, with plans to adopt the Polar3D platform into its other printers in the near future.

For more information about Monoprice and its category offerings, please visit www.Monoprice.com. For more information about Polar3D, please visit www.polar3d.com.

About Monoprice, Inc. (DBA Monoprice.com)
Located in Brea, Calif., Monoprice, Inc. is an e-commerce leader specializing in providing more than 7,500 high-quality yet affordable electronics and tech products. As an industry innovator, Monoprice fills a void in the consumer technology market by delivering exceptional products that are on par with the best known national brands at prices far below the retail average with incomparable speed and service. Maintaining a business philosophy that focuses on the needs of its customers, the company strives to bring simplicity, fairness and confidence to consumers and businesses shopping for big-ticket electronics and tech accessories. For more information about Monoprice, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, YouTube and the Monoprice Blog.

About Polar3D
Polar3D is a technology company delivering software, products and content to educate and enable a world for "making" through the Polar Cloud. Headquartered in Cincinnati, OH, USA the Company's Polar Cloud makes 3D printing universally accessible by giving anyone with a browser the ability to create and transform digital models into physical objects. It's about educating and enabling a future for digital manufacturing by building the Polar Cloud into the largest 3D printing & making ecosystem in the world. To that end, the Company and its partners are committed to publishing content on the Polar Cloud to enrich the member experience, including curriculum to drive the advance of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math. The Polar Cloud is a community of students, educators and entrepreneurs from over 100 countries collaborating on a platform that networks leading 3D printing machines to bring design, project based learning and the art of "making" to every classroom and showroom in the world. All you need is a browser.

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