Last week, the Cube 3D printer was crowned as the first place winner for the first-ever GITEX Hot Stuff Awards in Dubai, UAE. In doing so, the Cube earned the title as the region’s most innovative and popular technology ahead of a list of contenders including tablet computers and gaming systems. This win reinforces how deeply 3D printing has established itself in popular culture, as more people are ready to get their hands on a home 3D printer.              (Photo above via

The GITEX Hot Stuff Awards, powered by Stuff magazine, are among the region’s biggest technology honors. The awards are “designed to celebrate the most desirable, exciting and innovative customer electronic products currently or soon to be available in the region,” according to the company’s website.

Congrats to the Cube, and here’s to more transformational, disruptive developments to come from 3D Systems.

Click here to read more about the Cube’s award at the GITEX Hot Stuff Awards.