The title pretty much sums it up. Read on here. The takeaway is that large companies are trying to find new markets for their $45000 machines.  When will RepRap provide a viable option for small machine shops to avoid paying the BIG companies BIG money?

 The Fortus 250mc is the company’s first cross-over system, combining the ease-of-use and affordability of a Dimension with the control of Insight Software.  Insight Software drives the Fortus line of 3D Production Systems, and empowers users with added control of build speed, part accuracy and feature detail.