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3-D Printed Shells Help Tortoises Survive Hostile Desert Life

Conservationists are using new technology to study what eats the slow-moving critters–and then tricking those predators into stopping.<p>A team in the South Western U.S. is using 3-D printed tortoise shells to help the dwindling desert tortoise population. But these aren’t replacements for damaged …

The disruptive technologies that will shape business in the years ahead

Regardless of your industry, the marketplace is continually evolving. The reason, increasingly, is the evolution of disruptive technology.<p>Disruptive …

Virtual reality meets 3D printing with HP's Sprout Pro PC

HP is updating its innovative Sprout PC, which attempts to blend the real and digital worlds.<p>The Sprout Pro all-in-one desktop is a souped up version of the original Sprout and retains its two most distinctive features: a touch-sensitive mat that sits on the desk in front of the PC and an arm that …

Nvidia GeForce

Watch as this woman becomes a playable 'Fallout 4' character

Intel’s booth at CES was extraordinary. Towering statues, drone demos, music acts on the main stage and just an incredible experiential space had crowds packing in shoulder-to-shoulder to see what was going on.<p>This ‘Fallout 4’ demo was particularly notable. In all of five minutes, an Intel employee …

Introducing Audi’s new moon robot — the Audi Lunar Quattro

It was bound to happen one day — the highways an byways of planet Earth no longer prove a challenging enough terrain for automakers, so now, they’re …

Space Exploration

The Micro by M3D |The First Affordable Consumer 3D Printer | 3D Printers | 3D Printing | 3D Printing Filament | Affordable 3D Printing

Yes! There are over a million 3D models available for free online. You can download and import the majority of these into our software with ease. …

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Tiko Could Be a $179 3D Printer For Everyone

$179. For the same amount one can buy a Moto 360 smartwatch, a budget smartphone, or an expensive clickety-clack mechanical keyboard. <i>Or</i> you could dip …

3D Printing

Watch A Girl Named Isabella Unpack A New 3-D Printed Arm

At this point in the 3D-printing game it should be obvious why the tech exists and why we should all own 3D printers: because they can change lives. Nowhere is that point hammered home more than in videos featuring the E-nable arms. In this latest video a girl named Isabella gets an amazing purple …

3D Printing

Why Your Next Car Should Be 3D Printed

It might be a whole lot greener, and as easy to update as software.<p>M<b>eet the Blade.</b> It goes from zero to 60 in 2.5 seconds, boasts 700 horsepower, and …

3D Printing

What Happened in 3D Printing in 2015?

These seven events were among the most important for the 3D printing stocks in 2015 -- and have probable ramifications for 2016 and beyond.<p>There were …

3D Printing

Owner prints 3D wheelchair for cat injured in fall from sixth-floor balcony

"I started researching and found people were building wheelchairs for badly injured cats or handicapped cats," Mr Orliac said. "I found a guy from …

3D Printing

I broke the world’s smallest 3D printing Pen

Things were going so smoothly. My LIX 3D Printing pen was sucking in reeds of filament and spitting out hot, soft-ish material from the tip. I was …

Transforming robot crowned the winner of DARPA's Robotics Challenge

A South Korean team has won the $2 million top prize at the finals of DARPA's Robotic Challenge (DRC) with a transforming bipedal bot that can scoot around on wheels in its knees. The winning design from Team KAIST managed to navigate DARPA's obstacle course in under 45 minutes, successfully …

Robotics

From AI To Robotics, 2016 Will Be The Year When The Machines Start Taking Over

Vivek Wadhwa Contributor<p>Vivek Wadhwa is an academic, entrepreneur, and author who holds appointments at Stanford, Duke, and Singularity University.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Platforms are the real powerhouses in Silicon Valley’s business landscape<br>• Entrepreneurs everywhere can now solve the …

Artificial Intelligence

Watch IHMC’s Boston Dynamics robot vacuuming, sweeping, and cleaning

The team that came in second place in last year’s DARPA Robotics Challenge competition has now shown its Atlas robot doing some potentially very useful things.<p>In a new video reported today by IEEE Spectrum, IHMC Robotics demonstrates its Atlas robot — which was made available to the team from …

Robotics

NASA Receives Patent For A New Type Of Squishy Amorphous Robot

Last week, NASA was awarded a patent for a new type of squishy, amorphous robot that could one day slither and roll around other planets. Amorphous robots can passively change their shape and because of their enclosed nature they’re less susceptible to damage from small particles. These unique …

Robotics

The Future Is Now – 15 Mindblowing Multimedia Inventions From The Consumer Electronic Show 2016

Every year the Consumer Electronics Show hits January like a technological train, and every year the general public marvels at the future being now. …

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Virtual Reality

Here Active Listening earbuds: Augmented reality for your ears (hands-on)

If you perused our Best of CES picks this year, you may have noticed our Top Wearable was Doppler Labs' Here Active Listening earbuds. Why were we so …

Augmented Reality

We'll Be Able to Grow Fresh Body Parts From Cartilage By 2019

<i>This article originally appeared on Inverse.</i><p><b>By Peter Rugg</b><p>Just last week, a teenage boy was the recipient of the first 3D-printed nose transplant ever performed in the United States, and it looks as if he'll have company soon.<p>The process works by first taking a small sampling of cells from the …

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Syfy Channel And MakerBot Announce New 3D Printing Thingiverse Partnership

Those of you lucky enough to have access to a 3D printer, might be pleased to know that the Syfy Channel and 3D printer manufacturer MakerBot have …

Injured Costa Rican toucan singing again thanks to 3D printed prosthetic beak

Jan 13, 2016 | By Kira<p>Just one year after a cruel and horrific assault on a defenseless toucan in Costa Rica left it without most of its upper beak, …

Innovative 3D Printed Creations Paving the Way for a Better Future

As time progresses, so do advancements in technology. Today, we live in a high-tech world filled with constantly evolving mobile devices, a variety of handheld gadgets, and apps for just about everything, but we're only at the beginning of a big boom in the 3D printing industry. 3D printers may not …

3D Printing

This Delicate Hair Is Artisan-Level 3-D Printing

A Carnegie Mellon researcher has figured out how to recode 3-D printers to weave delicate strands of hair.<p>It seems like 3-D printers are the perfect replicator technology. Enter a shape. Hit a button. And layer by layer, it will become pristine, shaped matter. But the realities of 3-D printing are …

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