Office Depot will begin stocking 3D Systems' Cube line of of 3-D printers with a launch in Denver featuring an interactive display at the Wynkoop St. location. Meanwhile, MakerBot has begun shipping its 3-D scanner, the Digitizer, and has also released some firmware updates, and a dissolvable flexible filament that can be used as a support structure for printing more complex objects. In this video, Motley Fool analyst Blake Bos gives investors his take on Office Depot's 3-D printer sales and its strategy with the Cube, and discusses these three compelling releases from MakerBot.

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