With 3D printing technology advancing and becoming more attainable to the everyday user, companies are making it easier to design and create unique characters at the touch of a screen. Monstermatic is a 3D printing App that has recently been released, which allows users to customize and design unique characters. Currently only available for iOS devices(iPhone and iPad), Monstermatic allows a user to design a character, using built-in options. Everything from the head style, hand coloring, types of feet(shoes) and even the overall color applications can be customized, which allows for a huge range of possible outcomes.
3D printing is changing the world and democratizing the act of creation. With the release of Monstermatic on the App Store anybody can become part of the revolution and experience firsthand the power of this incredible technology.Monstermatic is a free app that inspires kids of all ages to engage in creative play. It provides a quick, fun and easy way to design monsters and unleash them into the world through 3D printing technology.Features:
- Interact with 10 animated monsters, each with a unique personality and swappable parts.
- Take pictures using Augmented Reality Technology.
- Share your creations through social media.
- Draw on your monster.
- Send your creation to 3D printing and receive your figurine by mail a few days later.
The main feature of the Monstermatic App is the ability to make a custom 2D creation, into a 3D printed tangible figure. The price point of the print is a bit steep for a 2" printed figure, currently listed at $25.95, which gives the customer a 3D print of the created figure, in one of 3 poses. The app itself is easy to use, since most of it is visual. There are currently a few bugs, which make the app seem unresponsive, but users could have better luck on newer devices.
Overall, Monstermatic is a nice app, that is currently free to download and play around with. Some minor bugs should be fixed in the future, but nothing that prevents the user from creating a custom creature. If you have an iOS device, download the app and give it whirl. Let us know what you think in the comments.