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3D printing is a lot of hype and it’ll never go mainstream

Some of the hottest technology stocks in 2012 weren’t really even technology stocks.<p>3D printing, an industrial technology that has actually been …

The Achilles’ Heel of 3D Printing – Innovation Investment Journal

Why ‘additive manufacturing’ isn’t expected to take over large scale industrial production any time soon<p><b>We think we know what makes things expensive</b> …

Why 3D Printing Is Overhyped (I Should Know, I Do It For a Living)

Everyone's now aware of 3D printing — they’ve read about it in the papers, on blogs or seen it on TV. The mentality now seems to be that, in the …

The world's most high-tech, $100K 3D-printed dress

Feb.11, 2014<p>Could 3D printing redesign the fashion world? Innovative fashion designers are experimenting with the medium to print designs that would …

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3D Printing Stock Bubble? $10.8 Billion By 2021

3D printing and related fields in scanning, modeling have seen a phenomenal rise in 2013. There are big questions about 3D printing and if we are witnessing a stock bubble that is soon to burst. Most of these questions and forecasts focus on consumer adoption, or prototyping alone, but the big …

The World’s “First” 3D-Printed House Begins Construction

In March of last year, Ari gave an in-depth review of the 3D Print Canal House, what is projected to be the “first” 3D printed house. At that point …

3D Printing, Shapeways, and the Future of Personal Products

Before I break the news of our most exciting new investment: At my venture firm Lux Capital, <b>we seek startups that seek to change the world</b>—and stakes in them when the stakes are high. And the stakes are always highest <b>when the forces of technological disruption, oft too weak to be detected, catalyze</b> …

US military invests in 3D printing on the frontline

<b>News:</b> the US military is developing its own 3D printers for the frontline which will enable soldiers to quickly and cheaply produce spare parts for …

How 3-D Printing Could Disrupt the Economy of the Future

In its next generation of jet engines, General Electric Co. plans to use a new, and possibly revolutionary, technology.<p>In each engine, 19 nozzles …

The 3D Printing Revolution You Have Not Heard About

From bones to guns, 3D printing’s route to mainstream consciousness (and media notoriety) has largely consisted of fantastic objects made using the technology.<p>Not many, however, have reported of a prosaic, medical object made using this technology. If you wear a hearing aid, chances are that you …

3D printing brings revolution in knee surgeries

Feb.2, 2014<p>3D printing has been used for architecture, industrial design, automotive and aerospace engineering. In medicine, 3D printing has had most …

A vending machine with built-in Delta 3D printer hits Moscow

Feb.3, 2014<p>Moscow entrepreneur Chris Walker wants to bring a whole new meaning to the idea of <b>vending machines</b>. His startup Element Robot Inc. has …

3D-Printed Gun Stands Up To Federal Agents' Testfiring--Except When It Explodes

It’s been six months since blueprints for the world’s first fully 3D-printable gun hit the Internet, but the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms has only now released the results of its tests of that downloadable weapon. Its verdict: 3D printed guns are dangerous when they work, and they’re …

New 3D Metal Printer Is Open Source and Affordable

Anyone with access to a welder and the Internet soon could make his or her own replacement parts or tools with a new 3D metal printer that can be …

Romania's Gas Sector Inflated By 3D Printing

In 2011 the European Commission ranked Romania’s natural gas reserves as the third largest in the European Union. That same year a large amount of …

What 3-D Printing Could Mean for the World's Factory -- China - Bloomberg

It's easy to get caught up in the buzz around 3-D printing. It allows everyone from hobbyists to aerospace engineers to create customized products -- …

Our Future With 3D Printers: 7 Disrupted Industries

We are a few years away from a printed economy – an economy in which 3D printing will have a major role in manufacturing. Up to now, 3D printing has been most useful in creating prototypes. But from the automotive to the electronics and toy industries, 3D printers will increasingly produce critical …

CES 2014: 3D food printers create sweets and chocolates

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/1042000/1042179_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534438215_a61cc7a408707bf296420082ab608176<p><b>Two food-creating 3D printers that will launch later this year have been unveiled in Las Vegas.</b><p>The machines make chocolate and sugar-based …

Stratasys launches multi-material colour 3D printer

<b>The world's first multi-material full-colour 3D printer has been launched by Stratasys, the owner of the MakerBot range of printers.</b><p>It features "triple-jetting" technology that combines droplets of three base materials, reducing the need for separate print runs and painting.<p>The company said the …

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