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I think there is a good chance it could accelerate wider adoption, depending on how well the two companies are able to merge their respective expertise. Stratasys brings a demonstrated ability to put 3D printing to practical use and has products widely used for commercial prototyping and component printing, while MakerBox brings consumer market presences and the ability to product hardware at relatively little cost. Perhaps this will mean lower cost commercial hardware and more capable consumer hardware in the future.