Sydney, Australia, November 9, 2017 – Y Soft, the leading enterprise workflow solutions provider, has announced that its 3D print management solution for the education sector, YSoft be3D eDee, is available in Australia through Konica Minolta.
YSoft be3D eDee is the first 3D print management solution with comprehensive print management features and an accounting system to manage and recover 3D printing costs.
With print management, educators can realize the true value of 3D because they can control student access and theft through lockable doors unlocked only by authentication, control costs through reporting and the optional use of pay-for-print. The YSoft be3D eDee print management solution can also be used to manage the 2D print fleet offering schools the ability to reduce costs, improve productivity and increase document security across the board.
3D in education is a growing market with more and more educational institutions adopting fleets of 3D printers to help STEM classes illustrate difficult concepts, enhance hands-on interactive learning, and drive class engagement. In 3D Printing in Education - a 2016 Report Card, the findings of an international survey of educators are highlighted including purchasing plans, 3D printing adoption and specific needs for managing 3D printing.
Adam O’Neill, Managing Director, Y Soft Australia, said, “3D printing in schools provides the space for ideas to develop and makes education more fun. When students are more engaged, their motivation for learning increases, the quality of teaching improves and results are boosted. Y Soft offers safe, secure access to 3D printers enabling schools to easily manage their 3D printing environment.
“Y Soft chose to partner with Konica Minolta for the roll out of YSoft be3D in Australia because of Konica Minolta’s experience and expertise in 3D. Konica Minolta already has a trained 3D salesforce and support crew, as well as the service model infrastructure in place to optimize schools’ use of 3D and truly harness the power of 3D.”
David Procter, Sales Director, Konica Minolta said, "Konica Minolta is pleased to be partnering with Y Soft to bring YSoft be3D eDee to Australian schools and universities. We look forward to seeing how the technology will assist educators in expanding their curriculum while effectively managing 3D across the facility."