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Fold-away factory fits in your suitcase

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The $199 MOD-T Printer May Not Amaze, But It Points Towards The Future Of Home 3D Printing

When netbook prices fell below $200 around 2010, it was a big deal. This milestone meant that the race to the bottom had started, but the resulting firestorm of popularity brought about the rise of the tablet ecosystem as well as the rise of slim, high-powered machines like the Macbook Air. The …

Staples is testing in-store 3D printing centers

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: 3D Systems<p>Remember Staples (s SPLS)? It’s the latest company considering offering 3D printing to customers, after …

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 Zeus Is A 3D Printer, Scanner, And Teleportation Machine All In One

The future, as they say, is already here, but it’s just not very evenly distributed. To wit: the Zeus, a 3D printer that can scan and copy objects and, using the Internet, “fax” objects to other printers. That’s right – it’s the first 3D all-in-one.<p>Created by AIO Robotics, the $2,499 printer has a …

The Stalactite 3D Printer Uses A Projector To Produce High Quality Objects

The Stalactite, like the Form 1 before it, is a resin-based, light-cured 3D printing system that “extrudes” objects out of a bath of liquid. Unlike the Form 1’s large laser, however, this printer uses an ingenious workaround to the problem of getting a bright enough light source into a small …

Online jeweler puts a 3D-printed engagement ring on it

New service from online jeweler Brilliance delivers 3D-printed versions of rings so customers can test gemstone sizes and styles without setting foot in a store.<p>The engagement ring is a fabled piece of jewelry, meant to wow and awe, sometimes without the recipient ever knowing about it in the first …

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Why you won’t see a laser sintering 3D printer on your desk anytime soon

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Signe Brewster<p>Meet U.S. patent 5,121,329, which covers fused deposition modeling–the most popular form of 3D printing. …

The Micro is a 3D printer 'designed for everyone'

M3D is making a bid to bring 3D printing to everyday consumers. Today the company is introducing the Micro, a product it claims to be the world’s "first truly consumer 3D printer." The Micro — now live (and already funded) on Kickstarter — was designed around three key principles: reliability, …

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3D Printing Future Exhibition

On October 8th took place the exhibition 3D : Printing the Future at the Science Museum in London. The opportunity was to discover the latest …

3D print your own virtual reality goggles with Altergaze

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Altergaze<p>Photographers have been saying it for a long time: The best camera is the one that’s with you. Virtual reality …

3D-printed splint used to help a baby breathe again

3D printing doesn't have to be limited to tchotchkes. The production method has already proven its utility in surgery, and now a doctor has used 3D printing to help save a baby's life. The baby was born with a condition known as tracheomalacia that left him with a trachea susceptible to collapsing …

Lego Fans May Be Able To Print Their Own Bricks Someday

Lego customers may one day be able to make their own bricks and mini-figures using 3-D printers.<p>The global toy giant is looking hard at ways to adapt …

The Germans Have Figured Out How to 3-D Print Cars

Author: Alexander George. Alexander George Gear<p>Date of Publication: 03.19.14.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>The assembly line isn’t going away, …

Oreo Vending Machine 3D-Prints Trending Flavors

Available to Premium &<br>Purple Members<p>PSFK’s CXI 2018 conference brings to life key trends in customer experience through talks and activations by …

Slow-and-steady Afinia’s new 3D printer continues to get easier to use

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Afinia<p>If MakerBot is the gregarious popular student, Afinia is the quiet kid who sits at the back of the class …

Prusa Printers

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Custom hydrographic design for 3D printing by le FabShop http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-hydrographic-design-for-3D-printing/

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Temperature effects with PLA printing / RepRap News

I did a little experimenting with temperature and PLA printing last April (2013) when building the Rostock - and it looks like I totally forgot to …

Tiny Planet: A 3D Printed Mechanical Sculpture by tinkertinker http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-Planet-A-3D-Printed-Mechanical-Sculpture/

2013 3D Printer Comparison Guide

The Lineup<p>With so many open-source designs and readily-available 3D printers from both major corporations and Kickstarter start-ups, it would be …

2015 Ford Mustang Gets 3D Printed in Chocolate for Valentine's Day

Whether you celebrate Valentine’s Day or not, one way or another you can expect to be bombarded with news and social media posts revolving around the holiday. This is one such example. Ford has 3D printed its very first chocolate Mustang.<p>The blue oval brand teamed up with 3D Systems, specifically …

Wearable Tech Walks The Runway In 3D Printed Heels

Wearable technology is a lot more than fitness trackers and smartwatches—and when it meets high fashion, watch out.<p>On Wednesday in New York, the Wearable Technology Fashion Show featuredtechnology integrated and sewn into apparel in brilliantly colorful and imaginative ways. Organized by Tech in …

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 …

MakerBot unveils the Replicator Mini and Z18, its biggest and smallest 3D printers yet

The 3D-printing company also debuted new apps and an online store for objects<p>This is the fifth year Makerbot has been to CES, and the company has moved from a 10-by-10 booth to a jam-packed press conference at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino. The company has now sold more than 44,000 units and …

It Is Now Possible To 3-D Print Your Unborn Fetus

Forget grainy black and white ultrasounds. The newest baby accessory is a 3-D doll of your fetus.<p>So you dropped some cash and upgraded to a 4-D ultrasound, and now you’re thinking to yourself, “Well I’ve already had my unborn baby’s glamour shots captured in every dimension known to man. Now how …

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 …

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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