The company announced today it has announced it is going to make its first-ever 3D printer, the Agilence AGILEN, a small, single-core 3D printing device for prototyping, fabrication and 3D design.
The company says its AGILENT will be available in late January for $5,999, and that it will be able to be mass produced by the end of the year.
Agilance AGILENS will be made in the United States.
The AGILENTS price is based on the price of the Agilkon (Agilkon) 3D Printer, a desktop 3D-printer that can produce 3D objects in minutes, Agilight CEO Andrew Ruppert said.
It’s similar to a desktop printer that you can buy, he added, but it has a built-in 3D scanner, which allows for much more precise, detailed work.
“With a single-threaded, high-performance processor, it can do tasks like printing in seconds, with very little effort, and it is highly capable,” Rupperton said in a statement.
“The AGILENCES chip, which runs at 3,200 cycles per second, is designed to be fully capable of handling the massive amounts of data we are sending.”
The AGLEN is expected to sell for about $5 million, Ruppierts comments said.
The company’s AGILENCE will be manufactured in a large, 3D printers fab located in Japan and will have to be shipped to customers in time for the holidays, according to the company.
It will be used for prototypical 3D printed prototypes, and will eventually be used to create 3D models of things like the iPhone.
The Agilens chip will be capable of printing 3D structures of varying dimensions, Roppert said in the statement.
The chip has been designed to work with standard 3D print media, including ABS, PLA, and ABS+PET, as well as other print media.
It can also print custom models.
“We’ve worked hard to make sure we don’t overkill the AGILens chip, so we’re going to keep the core design simple,” Ropperton said.
“We’ll focus on making sure it’s a good design that people can easily use.”
The AGLENS will not be available to the public, but Ruppermant said it will have a dedicated “open source” community, including open source 3D community 3ders, which will allow people to customize and use the device for their own needs.
“That will be a huge advantage for the community, to see how much people like to customize,” he said.
The company says it will make a number of other new products, including an electronic device that will use Bluetooth to make voice commands, and an eye tracking device that can track the position of the eyes in real time.
Agilance will continue to focus on its own products, and Rupperton said he’s excited about the AGALENS development.
“Agilent is an incredibly innovative company with a number in a number that we haven’t seen before,” he told The Verge.
“I think the company is taking a great leap forward and I look forward to working with the team to create an amazing product.”