With the introduction of low cost 3D printers like Makerbot, 3D printing has exploded in areas ranging from art to architecture. This increase in popularity of 3D printers, and 3D modeling software like SketchUp is democratizing manufacturing and making 3D printing accessible by the masses.
At the June 2013 Microsoft Build Developer Conference in San Francisco, Walgreens announced that the company would soon be releasing the Walgreens QuickPrints API designed for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8.
Breezy enhanced its robust API offering by unveiling the Breezy Button. The Breezy Button aims to allow any developer to add print and fax support to his or her app with minimal overhead. The Breezy Button leverages Breezy's mobile infrastructure and Breezy API. The Breezy Button eliminates the need to exit an app in order to print.