XYZprinting said it has partnered with Barnes & Noble to showcase XYZprinting´s da Vinci Junior 1.0 3D printer.
Barnes & Noble has also the da Vinci Junior 1.0 at almost 650 stores nationwide, the largest-ever physical display in the 3D printing industry.
XYZprinting and Barnes & Noble said they showed how to engage students in practical, real-life applications of 3D printing, and the collaborative learning environment 3D printing initiates in the classroom, especially in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) programs. XYZprinting is also the leader of desktop consumer 3D printers, and is actively pursuing creative and stimulating tools for educators to integrate into their lesson plans.
Barnes & Noble will also work closely with XYZprinting on the upcoming Mini Maker Faire, at stores nationwide from November 6 to 8, offering attendees a hands-on learning experience in areas such as ideation, creative thinking, art, design, construction and innovation, as well as programming and 3D printing.
The da Vinci Junior 1.0 is CE certified and has a completely enclosed area, offering a safe user experience for the youngest of innovators. The machine recently received Tech & Learning magazine´s Best of ISTE 2015 award and was awarded PC Mag´s Best of CES award and TWICE´s CES award.
XYZprinting, a New Kinpo Group company, is dedicated to bringing cost-effective 3D printing to educators and classrooms, consumers and artists, small-to-midsized businesses, and households around the world. It currently has offices in China, Japan, Korea, the United States and Europe.
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS) is a Fortune 500 company, the nation´s largest retail bookseller, and a leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products.