Desktop Metal Inc, based in Burlington, Massachusetts, USA, has launched Live Monitor™, a software application that provides real-time data from Additive Manufacturing machines and ancillary equipment to monitor and improve efficiency of either one or a full fleet of AM machines.

As part of the Live Suite™ package of software from Desktop Metal, Live Monitor provides access to system data from any web browser at any time. This new software includes dashboards that allow for fleet management and detailed analysis of AM machine or furnace performance, features which support capacity planning and maintenance management. Real-time information provided by Live Monitor includes job and event status, time reporting, and consumable usage, among other important metrics.