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InStep Studio: A Mesh File Converter

A project in Albuquerque, NM by Ben Masefield

Funding Unsuccessful

Manipulate and Convert Mesh Data (STL, OBJ, NAS, etc.) to Solid CAD files (STEP)
Backers: 19
Average Pledge Per Backer: $86

Funded: $1,637 of $50,000
Dates: Jul 1st -> Jul 31st (30 days)
Project By: Ben Masefield
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Latest News

Final Update...

July 27th - via:
Not too much to say. The offer to provide Beta access has so far not seen much traction. This will likely be the last update for this campaign so the only items to mention are:  Development of the Reverse Engineering tools has begun and will be the... (Read More)

An Experiment...

July 24th - via:
This isn’t going to be an update about how things are going (both campaign and development wise), instead, this is an experiment to see about the general level of interest... For Free Yes, well, to some extent anyway. Let me explain the deal: The... (Read More)

Weekly Update

July 20th - via:
This is weekly update No. 3. I will keep this one (somewhat) short... Progress All the open items that were discussed in the campaign overview, video and similar have been completed. The application is in a completed Beta stage with currently very... (Read More)

News, Samples, Statistics and a public Test Account...

July 13th - via:
I'm going to skip a lengthy intro other than to say 'thank you' to all those that have shown interest and support so far. Here are the items I will be covering in this update: News: bug fixes and updates Samples: screenshots of the application with... (Read More)

Off to a (slow?) start...

July 6th - via:
I wanted to take the opportunity to thank all the initial backers for taking an interest in this project and to show that you are willing to support this. Speaking from experience, it is not always easy to trust in a project and I am therefore happy... (Read More)

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