Microsoft has added support for 3D printers from the likes of Makergear and Pritnrbot to the Windows 10 IoT Core platform.
The Network 3D Printer app connects 3D printers via Wi-Fi and lets multiple Windows devices link up across a network.
Microsoft will also be releasing tailored versions of Windows 10 Enterprise and Windows 10 Mobile Enterprise for industrial and embedded systems like ATMs, retail point of sale, handheld terminals and industrial robotics.
Yes, for personal use
Yes, for business use
Yes, for educational use
We are excited to work with our ecosystem partners and users to grow the list of supported printers, said Billy Anders, Windows IoT director of program management, Whether you are printing your latest creation or building your own 3D Printer, Windows 10 provides the best 3D printing experience.
A recent report from Gartner predicts 3D printers are set to become a common presence in homes and businesses.
Overall, worldwide shipments of 3D printers will reach 496,475 units in 2016, up 103 percent from the predicted 244,533 units in 2015.