Popular Mechanics just announced the winners of its ninth annual Breakthrough Awards, and we’re thrilled that the MakerBot® Digitizer™ Desktop 3D Scanner is one of them! The honorees will be recognized in the November issue of Popular Mechanics, which hits newsstands October 15. “We are really proud to have the MakerBot Digitizer recognized as a Popular Mechanics Breakthrough Award winner,” said our CEO Bre Pettis. “We’ve been working very hard on creating a desktop 3D scanner that we believe is an innovative technological breakthrough that sets the standard for affordable desktop 3D scanning. We focused on making the MakerBot Digitizer super easy to use, intuitive and simple and are happy that our efforts are being recognized.” MakerBot will be celebrating with the rest of the winners at a day-long conference and gala awards ceremony at Hearst Tower on October 22. You can celebrate with us by purchasing a MakerBot Digitizer at our online store.