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MakerBot Launches MakerBot Mobile

First came Thingiverse and MakerBot®’s Desktop 3D Printers, then the MakerBot Digitizer™ Desktop 3D Scanner, then the MakerBot Thingiverse® app, and now MakerBot Mobile! MakerBot is thrilled to announce access to the MakerBot 3D Ecosystem right in the palm of your hand – on your smartphone! MakerBot Mobile is the first mobile app that gives you the power to monitor and control a MakerBot Replicator® Desktop 3D Printer and access all things MakerBot from a mobile device. The free MakerBot Mobile app uses the power of cloud computing to access your personal 3D printing library and Thingiverse, and to print files on Fifth Generation MakerBot Replicator® 3D Printers, which include the MakerBot Replicator Desktop 3D Printer, the MakerBot Replicator Mini Compact 3D Printer and the soon to be released MakerBot Replicator Z18 3D Printer. To download MakerBot Mobile, visit the app store on iTunes.

MakerBot believes MakerBot Mobile will enhance convenience and ease throughout the entire 3D printing workflow. With MakerBot Mobile, files can be prepared for 3D printing right from the MakerBot Cloud Library. MakerBot Mobile does all the work, so all the user has to do is confirm the print to start 3D printing on a Fifth Generation MakerBot Replicator. Once the print starts, the user can monitor the 3D printing process via a local network and easily access features such as pause and cancel.

“MakerBot Mobile is the culmination of years of work to help make 3D printing even easier and more accessible,” noted Bre Pettis, CEO of MakerBot. “MakerBot is all about creating a 3D Ecosystem that puts access to 3D printing and scanning at your fingertips. We want to make 3D printing fun and easy for everyone, of every skill level. Offering interactive and mobile apps, such as MakerBot Mobile, is one way we can work toward reaching toward this goal."

One of the key conveniences of MakerBot Mobile is the ability to access the more than 300,000 downloadable digital designs available on Thingiverse.com. Other key features include 3D print preparation, real-time print monitoring via the on-board camera on a Fifth Generation MakerBot Replicator 3D Printer, and printing workflow notifications to a registered mobile device. With MakerBot Mobile, users can also add models to collections on Thingiverse or upload and easily share images of 3D prints on social networks. MakerBot Mobile will also let you know when someone else downloads, 3D prints and then posts an “I Made One” photo of one of your designs. Additional features, such as notifications for print completion and filament attention, as well as full remote monitoring on 3G and 4G mobile networks, are coming soon to MakerBot Mobile.

To learn more about MakerBot Mobile, which is a free app, visit makerbot.com/mobile or download it today at: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/makerbot/id881138579?ls=1&mt=8. Note: MakerBot Mobile is only available for MakerBot’s Fifth Generation MakerBot Replicator 3D Printers at this time.

About MakerBot

MakerBot, a subsidiary of Stratasys Ltd. (Nasdaq:SSYS), is leading the Next Industrial Revolution by setting the standards in reliable and affordable desktop 3D printing. Founded in 2009, MakerBot sells desktop 3D printers to innovative and industry-leading customers worldwide, including engineers, architects, designers, educators and consumers. To learn more about MakerBot, visit makerbot.com.

Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

The statements in this press release relating to Stratasys’ beliefs regarding the benefits consumers will experience from MakerBot Mobile, Stratasys’ expectation on the timing of shipping MakerBot Mobile, are forward-looking statements reflecting management's current expectations and beliefs. These forward-looking statements are based on current information that is, by its nature, subject to rapid and even abrupt change. Due to risks and uncertainties associated with Stratasys' business, actual results could differ materially from those projected or implied by these forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to: the risk that consumers will not perceive the benefits of MakerBot Mobile to be the same as Stratasys does; the risk that unforeseen technical difficulties will delay the shipping of MakerBot Mobile; and other risk factors set forth under the caption “Risk Factors” in Stratasys' most recent Annual Report on Form 20-F, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on March 3, 2014. Stratasys is under no obligation (and expressly disclaims any obligation) to update or alter its forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as otherwise required by the rules and regulations of the SEC.

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