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MakerBot Comes To Select Home Depot Stores

Home Depot is redefining the term DIY now that MakerBot printers and scanners are available in some retail locations.<p>As part of a pilot program (pdf link), the 3D printers will be sold and demonstrated in 12 stores throughout California, Illinois and New York. Home Depot started selling the …

MatterFab Launches To Make Metal 3D Printing Affordable

When most people think of 3D printing, they usually think of the plastic trinkets that come out of Makerbot machines. But increasingly, there’s interest in being able to 3D print items out of metal, which allows for more heavy-duty industrial applications of the technology.<p>Metal 3D printers exist …

Here's Why 3-D Printing Is Still A Niche Product In Enterprise

But a recent report by Tech Pro Research suggests there's still a long way to go — at least in the enterprise sector, according to ZDNet.<p>In a global survey conducted last month, only 12% of the total respondents said they are "actively using 3-D printers as part of our business operations."<p>The …

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Amazon Enters 3D Printing Race

Amazon has joined the ranks of Staples, Home Depot, UPS, and a range of other big brands that are capitalizing on the 3D printing trend. Amazon, of course, has an approach that only they can pull off at this scale – giving you access to digital files, allowing you to customize them, and 3D print …

3D weaving can "reduce cost and improve structural integrity" in architecture

<b>Dezeen and MINI Frontiers:</b> RCA graduate Oluwaseyi Sosanya shows us the 3D-weaving machine he invented, which he claims could be used to create better …

Solidoodle takes on MakerBot with a super-cheap, super-sized printer

In a market filled with low-cost, user-friendly 3D printers, Solidoodle was one of the first — it was announced in early 2012 as a simple $500 box for people who didn't need the relatively high-end features of something like a MakerBot Replicator. Two years later, dozens of people have had the same …

Three things you need to understand about 3D printing to talk about it intelligently

Several of the biggest brains in 3D printing joined Quartz for a discussion about the future of the technology at General Assembly in New York City on July 16. Here are the three most interesting things we learned.<p>1. Customization is effectively free with 3D printing<p>The upsides of 3D printing are …

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Why Microsoft’s 3D Printing Partnership Makes Sense

Microsoft has to remain relevant to hardware hackers. While they are necessary – no one can dispute the strength of Windows in the business world – they have, for the past decade, fallen slowly in esteem in the eyes of designers, makers, and artists. That’s why their recent partnership with …

A 3D printer that uses—wait for it—printer paper

Most 3D printing is done with different types of plastic, but as we’ve said before, there’s more than one kind of machine that falls under the “3D printer” umbrella. Along with the devices that print organs and cars, there’s one that uses the last material you’d expect: printer paper.<p>Demonstrated …

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A Harvard Woman Figured Out How To 3D Print Makeup From Any Home Computer, And The Demo Is Mindblowing

"The makeup industry makes a whole lot of money on a whole lot of bulls---," Choi said at TechCrunch Disrupt this week. "They charge a huge premium on something that tech provides for free. That one thing is color."<p>By that, she means color printers are available to everyone, and the ink they have …

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A 3D Printing Pen That Uses UV Light Instead of Dangerous Heat

If you've ever used a hot glue gun for a craft project, you already know how tricky and messy they can be to work with. And this is partly why the …

Future FBI may bullhorn: 'Step away from the 3D printer…'

Are 3D printers on their way to becoming weapon factories?<p>That question arises following a notice from the FBI that it is looking to buy a $20,000 Stratsys Objet24 Personal 3D printer because the printer can “support the advanced technical exploitation of evolving and existing high technology …

The rise of the super-fast industrial 3D printer

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Cincinnati Inc.<p>3D printers are slow; so slow that in the time it would take to print a screwdriver, you could just …

A 3D Printer That Turns Coke Bottles Into Whatever You Can Imagine

<i>Star Trek's</i> replicators were not only able to produce any food or products our far-off descendants wanted, they were also able to make it from any …

Australian University 3D-prints body parts for med schools

The zombie apocalypse isn’t the only factor driving up the demand for dead bodies. More medical students + people living longer = fewer cadavers for scientific research and medical education.<p>But Monash University in Australia has a solution: 3D-print the body parts.<p>Earlier this week, the university …

Now You Can Buy A 3-D Printer At Home Depot

A signal 3-D printing is passing the point of mainstream, Home Depot on Monday began selling MakerBot Replicator printers as part of a pilot project.<p>The test, which spans 12 locations in California, Illinois, and New York, follows Home Depot’s move three months ago to offer MakerBot printers on its …

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Amazon Launches A 3D Printing Store With Customizable Goods

Amazon has launched a new store for 3D-printed goods, which include items that can be customized to change their size, color, material and even aspects of their design. The store covers a range of types of products, including jewelry, electronics, toys and games, home decor and kitchen supplies, …

Is it time for a standard 3D printer spool size?

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Signe Brewster<p>The short answer is yes; yes it is. But not everyone, including some of the leading companies in the …

3D-printed cast concept uses ultrasound to heal broken bones

Last year, Victoria University of Wellington graduate Jake Evill created the Cortex cast, a concept that sought to potentially replace traditional plaster casts while also offering the added benefit of being lightweight and odor-free. Now, the Osteoid cast, a new concept designed by Deniz …

The third industrial revolution

The digitisation of manufacturing will transform the way goods are made—and change the politics of jobs too<p>THE first industrial revolution began in …

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XYZprinting broadens its 3D printer lineup with an SLA machine and 2 scanner hybrids

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: XYZPrinting<p>Advertisement<p>XYZprinting spokesperson Phair Tsai said two months ago that the 3D printing maker was …

How HP could reshape itself and the 3D printing market

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Deltaprintr<p>In the basement of HP’s Palo Alto research lab, there’s a five-foot-tall machine that will soon evolve into …

3D print yourself in chocolate and full-color sugar candy with the ChefJet Pro

Be honest: This is the moment you've been waiting for -- at least since 3D Systems picked up Sugar Lab a few months back and quite probably even longer. It's the chance to print yourself and the ones you love in edible, sugary form. In among a slew of notable new printers unveiled by the company …

Matterform's low-cost 3D scanner will finally give you something to print

3D printers are becoming more and more accessible, but there's still one big hurdle to using them: unless you know how to create digital objects, there's not much to print. But Matterform is aiming to change that with its stylish, simple, and fairly inexpensive 3D scanner. After a successful …

Innovative 3D Food Printers Create Edible Geometric Forms

At the recent Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, 3D Systems showcased the world's first 3D food printers. Called Chefjet and Chefjet Pro, the innovative machines are capable of producing an amazing array of delicious goodies in 3D geometric form.<p>The countertop-sized printers come with flavored …

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Hersheys to create 3D chocolate printer

Hersheys is to partner with 3D systems to create a 3D printer for creating chocolate and other edible products<p>The US chocolate manufacturer did not reveal the cost of the deal or if and when the printed products will be available to consumers.<p>Three-dimensional chocolate products are created by …

Music Drop plays your 3D-printed tunes

In an attempt to combine the charm of an 18th century music box with current technology, Music Drop from Left Field Labs offers nostalgic music …

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The Lux is an open-source, DIY camera made from 3D printer, controlled by Arduino

Just yesterday we showed you a tutorial on how to build a digital point-and-shoot camera using Raspberry Pi. Now a mechanical engineering student, …

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Watch this 3D printer make pizza fit for astronauts

Mechanical engineer Anjan Contractor won a $125,000 grant last year to build a prototype 3D printer designed to print food for astronauts on long missions. Contractor's goal was to print a pizza with his open-source RepRap Mendel 3D printer — and it looks like he succeeded.<p>In the video from late …