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Wiivv Wearables’ shoe insoles are just the start of custom 3D-printed bionic items

The custom 3D-printed insoles from Wiivv Wearables are really something cool. My wife and kid used an iPhone to take images of their bare feet and sent them off with the Wiivv app. Then they received custom-fit insoles that helped them get rid of some nagging foot problems.<p>This app and service from …

3D-Printed Shoe Race: How Do Nike, Under Armour, and Adidas Stack Up?

The use of 3D printing to produce custom components of athletic shoes for the general consumer market is in the early stages of what promises to be a long road. The race between <b>Nike</b> , <b>Adidas</b> , <b>Under Armor</b> , and <b>New Balance</b>essentially started late last year, picked up pace this year, and promises still …

Shoes

New Balance To Start Selling $400 3D-Printed Shoes This Week

Boston-based New Balance will start selling the company’s first 3D-printed running shoe this Friday just a few days before the city hosts the iconic …

How to Be a Pro Drone Racer

<b>Fly along with Rotor Riot teams’ quest for the World Drone Prix.</b><p>Competing at top drone racing tournaments takes teamwork, practice, tinkering skills, …

Here's How Hard You Have To Fly A Drone To Win $250,000

15-year-old Luke Bannister and his team “Tornado X-Blades Banni UK” just took first place and a $250,000 cash prize in the Dubai Drone Grand Prix. …

Main Street Morning: Under Armour is trying out 3D Printing

<i>Welcome to Main Street Morning, The Washington Post’s daily collection of news affecting entrepreneurs, start-ups and small businesses with a special focus on policy and government.</i><p>Here’s what’s affecting my small business, my clients and other entrepreneurs today.<p><b>Washington</b><p>President Obama …

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iMcustom introduces first ever in-store 3D printing of custom foot insoles

Mar 15, 2016 | By Kira<p>Something is underfoot in the 3D printed goods market. In the past few weeks Wiivv Wearables, maker of <b>custom 3D printed …

3D Printed Prototypes Yield Perfect Rainbow Running Shoes from Nike

3D printed shoes may be off and running this year, as numerous big brands have initiated programs to begin trials on 3D printed footwear. And, though …

Under Armour’s new shoes are 3D-printed and designed by an algorithm

The next pair of shoes you buy might come from a printer.<p>Under Armour and AutoDesk are teaming up to craft a new set of athletic kicks that are made …

3D Printing

Why Use 3D-Printed Drones? | National Geographic

Hovership's 3D-Printed FPV Racing Quadcopters

Part 2: 3D Printed "DJI Inspire One"-style Drone - Printing all the parts

3D-Printed Drone

The world’s largest 3D-printed drone is also its fastest, clocking in at 150 MPH

The rapidly advancing industries of 3D printing and drone technology continue to innovate at breakneck speeds, and just this past weekend, a group of …

The world's largest 3D-printed drone is also its fastest, clocking in at 150 MPH

The rapidly advancing industries of 3D printing and drone technology continue to innovate at breakneck speeds, and just this past weekend, a group of engineers raised the bar even higher. During an exhibition at the Dubai Airshow, researchers from the aviation company Aurora Flight Sciences and the …

3D Printing

Watch British researchers launch a 3D-printed drone off of a warship

The nylon drone flew about 500 meters after being catapulted off the ship before landing safely on a nearby beach.<p>"The key to increased use of UAVs is the simple production of low cost and rugged airframes," said Southampton professor Andy Keane in a press release.<p>"We believe our pioneering use of …

Drones

Parrot wants to 3D print your designs, pay you in drones

Drone company, Parrot, is calling on the crowd to create some really cool 3D printed accessories for its latest quadcopters, the Minidrone and Bebop.<p>Designers have the opportunity to create unique and exciting accessories for the drones that Parrot could then sell in its store, while paying you …

Drones

The Army Wants 3D-Printing Build-a-Drone Workshops

The goal is customizable drones delivered overnight.<p>The U.S. Army will begin testing 3D-printed drones early next year in a program designed to provide rapidly customizable drones. The Pentagon wants troops in the field to have "unmanned teammates"—your new favorite euphemism for drones—that can be …

New OESH women's shoes feature 3D printed soles that mimic the human foot

Feb 21, 2016 | By Alec<p>If you’re one of those people who has trouble finding comfortable shoes or has sore feet at the end of every day, 3D printing …

Czech Pilot Launches Library for 3D Printed R/C Airplanes

One niche market that has been heavily affected by the advent of low-cost desktop 3D printing is that of hobbyist modeling. A natural fit for …

Designer 3D Printed Shoes Prowl the Catwalks at Paris Fashion Week

Nike's Series of 3D Printed Shoes Continue Doing It

Carmelo Anthony Wants To Use 3D Printing To End Shoe Sizes

If anybody knows about shoes, it’s a basketball player. After all, their shoes are generally key tools for their job. So, a startup backed by Carmelo Anthony wants to do away with the idea of shoe sizes and start building custom shoes.<p>SOLS, the startup in question, is already edging towards its …

Spiked 3D-printed running shoes put a spring in your step

A designer 3D-prints spiky customized running shoes that may help improve an athlete's performance on the track.<p>Olympic track star Usain Bolt is known for his magical gold shoes. Recently, he's been spotted wearing green kicks. Perhaps his recent losses on the run could be remedied with a new pair …

3D Printing

New Balance x Nervous Systems Adaptive 3D-printed Midsole Running Shoes

It appears the race is on in the running shoe category to bring 3D printed midsoles to the consumer market. Just a heartbeat ago it was adidas with …

Who’s Winning the 3D-Printed Shoe Race?

Next month at the Consumer Electronics Show, New Balance will unveil the footwear of the future: A running shoe with a 3D-printed midsole.<p>By April, …

Adidas created this 3D-printed shoe out of the plastic waste we throw in the ocean

The shoe is just a prototype, but the goal is to demonstrate how the industry can "rethink design and help stop ocean plastic pollution," according to Adidas.<p>The prototype has an "upper" made of ocean plastic and a 3D-printed midsole of recycled polyester and gillnets, a type of fishing net.<p>Adidas …

3D-printed designer shoe contains working iPhone

Alan Nguyen's slick heels double as a carrier for your phone. They're perfect for people who can't stop texting while walking.<p>If you don't have a bag, pocket, or anywhere to stow that iPhone, how about kicking it around on your heels?<p>The iPhone Mashup Shoe was created by Alan Nguyen of Freedom of …

3D Printing

3D-printed bio-shoes could repair themselves

It doesn't take long for avid runners to wear down a new pair of shoes. But some day runners and walkers alike may be able to pop protocell shoes into a vat of liquid to regenerate overnight.<p>"Shoe Goo" could take on a whole new meaning if designer and material researcher Shamees Aden's …

3D Printing

California 3D Printed Shoe Company Moves To Tennessee For Capital

Some of the best kept secrets to getting amazing experience, advisors and funders can be found all over the country. Yes, even in the South. Now Feetz, a 3D printed shoe company, has harnessed the resources of some amazing people and has decided to call Tennessee home.<p>The business and investor …

Startups