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French Jeweler and Professor Antoine Boulay Launching Modzart Design and Sharing Site

Antoine Boulay is a CAD professor who teaches at École Boulle Paris. He’s also a jeweler who has worked with luxury brands such as Chanel, Swarowski, …

College & University

Eye of Horus brings eye-tracking to astronauts thanks to 3D printing | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News

Apr. 25, 2015 | By Simon

Among all of the current industries that are seeing just how much of an impact 3D printing can have on existing processes, …

3D Printing

Microsoft, HP & Others About to Upend the 3D Printing Space Via New File Format

It was only a matter of time before some of the larger software and tech companies entered the 3D printing space. That time seems to be now. Last …

Hewlett-Packard

New technology utilizes 3D printed microscope to create virtual reality microscopic landscapes | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News

Apr. 25, 2015 | By Simon

It’s no secret that virtual reality is among one of the hottest conversations in tech circles right now. Whether the …

Virtual Reality

Interview with Zoe Dai – Designer of Incredible 3D Printed High Heel Shoes

3D printing and fashion are beginning to converge as designers around the world are starting to see the potential that the technology provides for …

Fab Lab

Researchers used 4D printing to create a valve that opens and contracts according to water temperature | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News

Apr. 24, 2015 | By Alec

While 3D printing technology has proven to be a revolutionary solution with wide-ranging technological applications, a number …

Contracts

Biz Eyes’ 3D Printed Eyewear is Going from Behance to Big Biz

One of the concepts we most often repeat in the industry is that 3D printing lets designers go from idea to finished products in a few, streamlined …

3D

Materialise and Belgian design studio Hoet launch collection of 3D printed eyewear | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News

Apr. 24, 2015 | By Alec

It’s a big week for major Belgian 3D printing provider Materialise, as they will be hosting the Materialise World Conference …

Printing

The Boscusini Might Be the First Universal Food 3D Printer to Reach the Market

3D printable food is one of those things that sounds like a good idea, but the more you think about what is involved the sillier it becomes. Yes, the …

Food

Dutch students smuggle 3D printed knives into court to prove a security flaw | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News

Apr. 24, 2015 | By Alec

It’s the same matter that worries US lawmakers about the idea of 3D printed guns: how do you keep track of them and how do you …

Security

Apple Acquires LinX to Bring 3D Scanning to its Devices

While other companies, like Intel and Google, are rushing into the 3D camera space to put depth sensors into their tablets, computers, and smart …

3D

Livermore researchers create energy-storing 3D printed liquid smoke aerogel

Aerogel, which is called “Liquid Smoke”, is a synthetic porous ultralight material that’s aderived from gel. Unlike more traditional ‘gel’ …

Printing

Shapeways Rolls Out Frosted Extreme Detail 3D Printing Material

Shapeways just announced their newest material, Frosted Extreme Detail, and it’s essentially the same resin–and uses the same printer–as their …

Fabrication

3D Printed Liver Model Saves Man’s Life in China

It seems as though each and every day, surgeons and researchers in China are taking the idea of 3D printing and applying it more and more to …

Asia

SinterIt prepares to launch a $5,000 SLS 3D printer | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News

Apr. 23, 2015 | By Simon

When it comes to additive manufacturing, the options for getting an object made have never been as vast as they are today. …

Fab Lab

Organovo Signs Multi-Year 3D Bioprinting Deal with Pharma Giant Merck

After signing a groundbreaking deal with cosmetics company L’Oreal for the development of 3D printed skin for cosmetics testing, Organovo continues …

3D

Researchers use 3D printing to test if ancient Mayan civilization flew airplanes | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News

Apr. 22, 2015 | By Simon

Among the many applications for 3D printing, the ability to rebuild or replicate existing three-dimensional structures for …

Ancient History

3D Printing Insane Toys with Insanitoy’s Mark Trageser

If you catch Mark Trageser’s presentation or get a chance to speak with him at 3D printing events, such as New York’s 3D Print Week, you’re in for a …

3D Printing

Shin Kuo envisions rotating, 3D printed housing structures in 2035 so everyone can live up top | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News

Apr. 22, 2015 | By Simon

Just as we’ve been seeing an increase of ‘smart’ wearables and various Internet of Things products that are always connected …

3D Printing

Capable of Printing Advanced Materials Using New Pressurized Spray Technology

This has already been a big year within the 3D printing industry. We’ve seen numerous new technologies as well as materials emerge as print speeds …

3D Printing

piece 3-foot Wide Galactica Chandelier

When Stratasys first unveiled the creation of their ‘Innovation Workshop’, Bold Machines, back in September of 2014, many people were wondering what …

Printing

London Designer’s 3D Printed, High-Fashion Heels are Fully-Customizable

While advancements in 3D printer capabilities and printing technology continue to dominate industry headlines, artists of all sorts are quietly …

Fab Lab

NASA 3D prints world’s first full-scale copper rocket engine part | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News

Apr. 22, 2015 | By Alec

3D printing technology is clearly catching on in the aerospace industry. Over the last few months we’ve seen numerous 3D …

NASA

MadeSolid Announces FlexSolid Flexible 3D Printer Filament for May Release

MadeSolid Inc., maker of advanced materials for 3D printing, has just begun production of and announced a release date for their FlexSolid, a new …

Printing

Layered fabric 3D printer creates squeezable interactive objects

We're used to 3D-printed objects being hard and unyielding, or perhaps a little rubbery. Thanks to work being done by scientists at Disney Research …

Fab Lab

The Palette multi-color 3D printing add-on launches now on Kickstarter | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News

Apr. 21, 2015 | By Alec

While the 3D printing community is filled with promising start-ups preparing interesting and possibly even revolutionary …

Kickstarter

Design Student Creates 3D Skin Printer Concept to Alleviate Burns & Skin Disease

Isabella ZidekMany of us completely take our skin–generally quite durable–for granted, punishing it under the glare of the sun, caking it with …

Disease

Yale scientists develop fill compositing technique to improve strength of FDM 3D printed parts | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News

Apr. 21, 2015 | By Alec

While 3D printing technology is theoretically great for any type of manufacturing, there are still some practical limitations …

Printing

Chinese Doctors Successfully Use 3D Printing for Major Hip Replacement Surgery

The medical uses of 3D printing are continuing to grow at a rapid rate. Whether it is using the technology to actually 3D print prostheses, or using …

Hip Replacement

MONO, an eyewear collection 3D printed to fit your face, launches on Indiegogo | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News

Apr. 20, 2015 | By Simon

Among all of the objects that have been experimented with as designs that use additive manufacturing as form of final …

Manufacturing