NASA releases printable 3D models of spacecraft, asteroids & planetary surfaces

Jul.24, 2014 - More than a dozen NASA satellites and spacecraft constantly monitor our planet's vital signs. In order to get people interested in our galaxy and allow those with access to a 3D printer to produce their own version of spacecraft. More

3D-printed tissues advance research on bio-fabricating human tissues

Jul.24, 2014 - Tissue engineering and vascular biology expert Guohao Dai has won a Faculty Early Career Development Award (CAREER) for his research into bio-fabricating human tissues using 3D cell printing. More

MIT's NVBots launches NVprinter on Fundable, featuring automated part remover

Jul.24, 2014 - Boston-based 3D printing startup NVBots, founded by MIT students, is seeking to raise $150,000 with a crowdfunding campaign on Fundable, allowing interested parties to help fund the adoption of the NVBots 3D printing solution. More

Six-year-old boy gets prosthetic hand made by 3D printer

Jul.24, 2014 - Six-year-old Joseph Gilbert of Chester, N.Y., was born without any fingers on his left hand. But thanks to a new “robohand,” designed and built with a 3D printer at SUNY New Paltz. More

Hollywood Special Effects 3D prints 14-foot tall giant creature using 3D printers

Jul.23, 2014 - A 14-foot tall giant creature will be showcased at the Comic-Con International 2014 conference. The conference takes place July 24-27 in San Diego, California. More

Make your own 3D printed Steampunk photo frame

Jul.23, 2014 - This project simply came out of the idea Don had one day. After working on the project the idea of working on a steampunk design has been in the back of his head. Thus, the steampunk picture frame was born. More

Metamason: Revolutionizing 3D printed custom CPAP masks for sleep apnea sufferers

Jul.23, 2014 - Metamason, a 3D printing startup in Pasadena believes that the effectiveness of many medical products can be dramatically increased with a customized fit for each patient. More

SeeMeCNC to unveil largest 15 foot tall Delta 3D printer 'Partdaddy'

Jul.22, 2014 - SeeMeCNC is an early player in the 3D printer industry. They have built affordable Rostok 3D printer kits and ORION series of 3D printers based on delta system. More

Middle East company 3D printed the entire country of Bahrain

Jul.22, 2014 - Micro CADD Services in the Middle East, has 3D printed one of the world’s largest models of an entire country, Bahrain, using Mcor Technologies’ Matrix 300+ paper based 3D printer. More

Zecotek testing high-performance metal alloy 3D printing

Jul.22, 2014 - Zecotek Photonics announced that it has contracted LT-PYRKAL to assemble and test its first compact, high-speed 3D printer which will have the ability to use alloys to “print” metal components. More

Neotech releases new system for 3D printing electronics

Jul.22, 2014 - Germany-based Neotech AMT GmbH, which began developing this novel technology in 2006 has announced Monday the release of a new 3D Printed Electronics system, the LBS 45XE. More

US Army investigating ways to produce 3D printed food for soldiers

Jul.22, 2014 - U.S. Army researchers are investigating ways to use 3D printing to produce food for soldiers. Their mission is to advance novel food technologies to make them suitable for military field feeding needs. More

Singapore company launches fast and high precision Onyx 3D printer

Jul.21, 2014 - After a year in development, Singapore based 3dee Creations officially unveiled their first “prosumer” desktop 3D printer '3dee Onyx' last week. 3dee Onyx uses Fused deposition modeling technology. More

Italian designer 3d printing with waste coffee and clay composite

Jul.21, 2014 - Italian designer and engineer Francesco Pacelli has recently successfully printed objects using mixture of used ground coffee and clay. More

Solidoodle lowers price of all 3D printers by $100 to $300

Jul.21, 2014 - Brooklyn-based Solidoodle announces the price reduction of its line of printers, knocking off at least $100 on each model. More

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries turns to 3D printers for rocket parts

Jul.21, 2014 - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) announced its plan at a press briefing last Thursday that it is considering using metal 3D printer to manufacture rocket parts. More

3D printing speeds up EMYS the emotional robot project

Jul.21, 2014 - LIREC (Living with Robots and Interactive Companions) is a five year EU-funded project aiming to create a new generation of interactive, emotionally intelligent companions that is capable of long-term relationships with humans. More

Hasbro teams up with Shapeways to sell 3D printed ‘My Little Pony’ fan art

Jul.21, 2014 - The Rhode Island-based multinational toy company Hasbro plans to announce on Monday a partnership with a 3D printing company, Shapeways, to sell 3D printed art inspired by its popular toy line My Little Pony. More

OwnPhones launches Kickstarter campaign to build first wireless 3D printed earbuds

Jul.20, 2014 - San Diego, CA-based startup OwnPhones has launched a Kickstarter campaign for their custom-fit, highly personalized 3D printed earbuds. The campaign has a funding goal of $250,000USD by August 25th. More

NRC Report: Too soon for 3D printing to significantly enhance space operations

Jul.20, 2014 - But a new report from the National Research Council (NRC) concludes it’s too soon for 3D printing to significantly enhance space operations. The specific benefits and potential scope of the technology’s use remain undetermined. More

Matterfab developing affordable metal 3D printer

Jul.19, 2014 - MatterFab wants to build a platform that can replace traditional manufacturing and surpass it. MatterFab is developing the first US based powder bed fusion metal 3D printer. More

Swedish company launches fume free and hassle free 3D printer ZYYX 3D

Jul.18, 2014 - Today the Gothenburg, Sweden based company Magicfirm Europe has launched a new desktop 3D printer: ZYYX 3D. The new ZYYX 3D printer features an enclosed build chamber with an active carbon filter system. More

DYNAMO 3D launches super fast D3D ONE EVO 3D printer

Jul.18, 2014 - DYNAMO 3D, a young Italian company that designs and produces consumer 3D printers, announced today its latest innvation, the D3D ONE EVO 3D printer, thanks to its collaboration with Create it REAL. More

RepRapBCN introduces sub-$1000 BCN3DR Delta 3D printer

Jul.18, 2014 - The new BCN3DR printer is a Delta type RepRap printer that is reliable, accurate and simple. The printer is the younger sister (in size and portability) of the BCN3D+. More

Upgrade your ride with NeoPixel LEDs and 3D printing

Jul.18, 2014 - Popular Electronics shop Adafruit loves to create innovative projects using 3D printing. This week Adafruit shows NeoPixel LEDs that lets you upgrade your long board for a very bright and safe summer night ride. More

Polish company OVE is developing affordable full color FDM 3D printer & DLP 3D printer

Jul.18, 2014 - Polish company OVE plans to introduce a full color FDM 3D printer and a full-colour DLP 3D printer which utilise OVE's patent-pending 3D color printing technology, Tomek Płuciennik, CEO of OVE 3D Printers said on Thursday. More

UK announces £154 million for aerospace research, including 3D printing of plane parts

Jul.17, 2014 - The UK Government is to invest £154 million in aerospace research projects, including the 3D printing of plane parts. The investment is being announced today by Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg at the Farnborough air show. More

Korean startup 3D prints replica of your fetus based on ultrasound sound data

Jul.17, 2014 - Korean startup 3D Story Corp. announced Wednesday that it has started to offer 3D printed fetus for young parents based on ultrasound scan data. More

3D printed steampunk Alien Xenomorph costume

Jul.17, 2014 - The latest project is the Xenomorph suit created by XRobots’ James Bruton. This Steampunk Alien Xenomorph project is all custom designed and 3D printed on a Lulzbot TAZ 3D printer. More

3D printing with ice cream? MIT students create a 3D ice cream printer

Jul.17, 2014 - Three students at MIT, Kyle Hounsell, Kristine Bunker, and David Donghyun Kim have created a ice cream printer using the principals of a fused deposition model printer. More

YouBionic developing first electronic 3D printed bionic prosthetic hand

Jul.16, 2014 - Using 3D printers, low-cost microcontrollers and servos, Youbionic is currently developing a 3D-printed bionic prosthetic hand, hoping that may finally bring down the costs. More

BMW wants to 3D print this concept car with biodegradable materials in Kenya

Jul.16, 2014 - Swedish designer Erik Melldahl has recently designed an extraordinary Maasaica car for BMW, which is locally built in Serengeti using 3D printing technology, degradable materials and traditional handcraft. More

Squink lets you print a circuit board fast and cheap

Jul.16, 2014 - A company called BotFactory has developed Squink, a portable factory that creates circuit boards in minutes at the very low cost. More

South Korea drawing up a 10-year plan for 3D printing

Jul.16, 2014 - The South Korean government announced Wednesday that it is drawing up a 10-year plan to promote the country's 3D printing industry. More

Boeing and Lotus F1 team up to develop method of 3D printing strong fiber reinforced parts

Jul.16, 2014 - Boeing and Lotus are working on to solve the issue is to include reinforcing fibers into 3D printed parts. In the SLS process, the reinforcing fibers are essentially layed down in the same direction. . More

Hurco files patent for CNC-based 3D printing

Jul.16, 2014 - Hurco Companies announced the company recently filed a U.S. patent application for new technology combining 3D printing and CNC machining. More

Comparison test of four pre-print check tools

Jul.15, 2014 - 3D printing transforms your design into physical objects, but before you send 3D files to the printer, you have to make sure every design can successfully be 3D Printed. More

GE announces $50 million high volume 3D printing facility in Auburn

Jul.15, 2014 - GE's aviation division plans to bring high volume additive manufacturing to its facility in Auburn, AL. GE will use 3D printing to produce a fuel nozzle for use in jet engines. More

Japanese company offers 3D printed doll for wedding-day memories

Jul.15, 2014 - Resin processing company Morisaki Jushi co. Ltd recently launched a new service called MARIAGE POUPÉE (Marriage doll in French) which they create 3D printed bride and groom dolls that look just like them. More

11-year-old girl assembles 3D printed prosthetic hands for other children

Jul.15, 2014 - 11-year-old girl Sierra at Monkton Central School in the U.S. is changing the life of other children: she assembled prosthetic hands made from a 3D printer for those in need. More

Tinkerer creates playable Tetris t-shirt

Jul.15, 2014 - Game enthusiast Marc Kerger loves the childhood game Tetris so much, he created a playable Tetris t-shirt to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Tetris video game on Jun 6. More

Japanese Artist arrested for distributing 3D Printable file of her genitals

Jul.15, 2014 - Japanese artist Megumi Igarashi (42) was arrested on Monday for selling 3D printable data of her own genitals, announced Tokyo Metropolitan Police. More

3D printer to aid visually impaired students

Jul.14, 2014 - Thanks to 3D printing and 3D thermal reflow treatment, braille books, braille picture books and teaching materials can be produced as touchable objects with color and detailed lines and curves. More

3D printed drone is here, could one day deliver purchases

Jul.14, 2014 - In December 2014, Amazon announced Prime Air with a goal to get packages into customers' hands in 30 minutes or less using unmanned aerial vehicles. More

First 3D printed anatomy kits aims to revolutionize medical training

Jul.14, 2014 - Researchers from Monash University in Australia has developed and 3D printed a unique kit of anatomical body parts which can be used in medical education and training. More

Home Depot starts selling Makerbot 3D printers in US

Jul.14, 2014 - Home Depot Inc. (HD), the world’s largest home-improvement chain has partnered with MakerBot to bring MakerBot Replicator Desktop 3D Printers to customers. The 3D printers will be available on The Home Depot website... More

Sculptify releases details on David 3D pellet printer, to launch on Kickstarter in August

Jul.14, 2014 - Today Sculptify announced its plans to launch a Kickstarter campaign in August of this year. The company will offer production units to Kickstarter backers in exchange for funding contributions. More

Chinese company 3D-prints out 2 m long boat

Jul.14, 2014 - It didn't sink! On July 13, 2014, a 3D printed boat, fabricated by a large FDM based 3D printer, successfully completed her water trials. More

French surgeon performs world’s first spinal fusion surgery using 3D printed spine cages

Jul.13, 2014 - A surgeon in Lyon, France has performed the world’s first spinal fusion surgery using customized spine cages created with a 3D printer. Dr. Vincent FIERE, M.D. at the Hospital Jean Mermoz in Lyon, France... More

Stratasys & Graphene Technologies to develop graphene-enhanced 3D printing materials

Jul.13, 2014 - Rechovot, Israel based 3D printer manufacturer Stratasys, in collaboration with Novato, CA based American Graphite Technologies, will research and develop Graphene enhanced 3D printing materials for 3D printers. More

3D printing could revolutionize supply chains at Maersk

Jul.13, 2014 - When advanced manufacturing and 3D printing becomes widely available, more companies are exploring how 3D printing can be used as an at-sea manufacturing technology. More

Patient getting 3D printed shoulder

Jul.13, 2014 - From 3D-printed limbs to titanium legs and hands, 3D printing is revolutionising the prosthetic industry. A patient in the Rijnland Hospital in Leiderdorp will have shoulder replacement surgery next week. More

Shapeit turns your favorite game characters into high-res 3D-printed figurines

Jul.12, 2014 - Vancouver, Canada based startup Shapeit has just launched a crowdfunding campaign, in which gamers can bring their favorite game characters to life as 3D-printed figurines shipped directly to their door. More

GE giving away 12 'Build Your Own Jet Engine' kits & 3D printable design file

Jul.12, 2014 - A good news here: General Electric announced it is giving away 12 “Build Your Own Jet Engine”, an assembly kit that lets aviation enthusiasts build their own 3D printed jet engine replicas. More

3D print your own Hunters and Monsters from game Evolve

Jul.11, 2014 - You no longer need to purchase video game figurines from a store. Now you can 3D print the hunters and monsters from the newest monster-hunting game, Evolve. More

3D print your own copy of Marcel Duchamp’s chess set from 1918

Jul.11, 2014 - In 1918 Artist, sculptor and chess enthusiast Marcel Duchamp designed and hand-carved a chess set in Buenos Aires. But his 1918 set, is owned by a private collector and since then, unseen by the public. More

US Army invests in 3D bioprinting for skin repair and organ reconstruction

Jul.11, 2014 - The U.S. Army is investing in regenerative medicine and 3-D bioprinting. Scientists are aiming to print skin cells on the patient using a 3D bio-printer to help injured soldiers recover from the wounds of war. More

Sciaky's Giant 3D metal printer available in September, producing parts up to 19' lengths

Jul.11, 2014 - Sciaky, Inc. announced today that it will be offering its electron beam additive manufacturing (EBAM) systems for purchase, which will be available as early as September 1, 2014. More

Type A Machines introduces direct 3D printing with Autodesk Meshmixer

Jul.10, 2014 - 3D printing just got a lot easier. Meshmixer users can now print directly to Type A Machines' Series 1 3D Printers, thanks to a new partnership with Autodesk. More

EU Researchers and Materialise 3D print 'Intelligent' Cardiac Catheters

Jul.10, 2014 - The European Union awarded Belgium-based 3D printing company Materialise for its role in improving 3D printed vascular phantom models in the CASCADE Project. More

NASA 3D prints first hi-def 3D model of light-year-long Eta Carinae nebula

Jul.10, 2014 - Researchers at NASA have not only successfully map the entire Eta Carinae Homunculus Nebula for the first time, but also developed a 3D model of the expanding cloud produced by it during its 19th century outburst. More

An elegant 3D printed custom surfboard 'Endless Sinter'

Jul.10, 2014 - To support the the annual gala and fundraiser for the Architecture and Design Museum > Los Angeles, LA-based design studio Karten Design has created a custom built, 3D printed surf board. More

CraftBot 3D printer launches on indiegogo, starting at $399

Jul.10, 2014 - Developers at CraftUnique has launched their CraftBot 3D Printer on Indiegogo. CraftBot is capable of printing large objects (250x200x200 mm, approx. 10x8x8 in). More

3D Print a life-size replica of yourself: China unveils world largest 3D wax printer

Jul.10, 2014 - Qingdao Unique Products Develop Co. Ltd, the developer of the world's largest 3D printer, has unveiled the first life-sized 3D Wax Statue Printer at the World 3D printing technology Industry Conference. More

Fairphone launches 3D-printed cases with 3D Hubs

Jul.9, 2014 - The Dutch smartphone manufacturer FairPhone is going to sell 3D printed cases for its smartphones. FairPhone is the third smartphone manufacturer worldwide that uses 3D printing to fabricate its phone cases. More

3D printed semi-automatic ruger charger pistol test fire

Jul.9, 2014 - A gunmaker who calls himself Buck O’Fama uploaded a video to LiveLeaks on the Fourth of July claims that he has 3D printed a receiver for a semi-automatic Ruger Charger pistol. More

Cobblebot large build area 3D printer hits Kickstarter, starting at $299

Jul.9, 2014 - Cobblebot is a low cost large build area consumer 3D printer. It has one of the largest print areas of any consumer 3D printer available, that allows you to print objects up to 15" x 15" x 15" (381 x 381 x 381 mm). More

All-in-One 3D printing software Simplify3D

Jul.9, 2014 - Simplify3D Software is commercial 3D printing software that has been in the market almost 2 years. Simplify3D replaces the Repetier-Host and Slic3r packages and allows importing of different files. More

Richard Horne releases 3DRnano & 1.8m tall 3DRmega Delta 3D printers

Jul.9, 2014 - UK based engineer Richard Horne has launched two new 3D Delta printers on Tuesday: 3DRnano is a portable Delta 3D Printer and the 3DRMega is an impressive 1.80m Delta printer. More

Normal makes customized, 3D printed earphones that perfectly fit your ears

Jul.9, 2014 - Hardware startup Normal has just launched its custom 3D-printed earphones in the US market that are custom-built based on photos you take of your own ears. Normals are fully personalized for each user’s ear. More

Most realistic 3D printed Flexy-Hand v2 released for those in need

Jul.8, 2014 - 3D printing is revolutionizing the field of prosthetics and allows numerous families to use the technology to design low-cost, artificial limbs that they otherwise couldn't afford. More

MIT 3D prints FingerReader to help the blind in real time

Jul.8, 2014 - Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a 3D printed audio reading device that enables people with visual impairments to read text printed on papers, books, computer screens and other devices. More

Hollywood is helping the military 3D print and build a real Iron Man suit

Jul.8, 2014 - The U.S. Military is partnering with various companies and universities to develop Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit (TALOS), an advanced Iron Man-style suit to protect and propel U.S. troops. More

Affordable MOTA 3D printer launches on Kickstarter, giving away for $99 & $299

Jul.8, 2014 - 3D Printing doesn't have to be expensive, said MOTA team, the creator of MOTA 3D printer, an affordable high-quality printer. The MOTA 3D printer is equipped with a 0.4mm print head and features up to 120 mm/s print speed. More

Build your own Raspberry Pi based Game Boy with 3D printer

Jul.8, 2014 - Nintendo is celebrating the 25th birthday of it's original Gameboy console this year. If you are a maker and have a 3D printer, you can now even build your own Game Boy with 3d printing and DIY electronics. More

3D scanning firm Matterport raises $16m in Series B to lead 3D expansion

Jul.7, 2014 - 3D scanning firm Matterport has raised an additional $16 million in a Series B financing led by DCM Ventures, with AME Cloud Ventures also joining as a new investor. More

Unique functional Tourbillon model 3D printed at 1000% scale

Jul.7, 2014 - In horology, a tourbillon is an addition to the mechanics of a watch escapement and designed to improve accuracy. Although it is developed around 1795 by the French-Swiss watchmaker Abraham-Louis Breguet... More

Artist remaking 8 regional Chess variants using 3D printing

Jul.7, 2014 - In her recent 'Orthogonal/Diagonal' exhibition at the Enjoy Public Art Gallery in New Zealand, Artist Nova Jiang uses regional variants of chess found in Asia as seeds for generating 3D printed playable games. More

BAE Systems think 3D printers could print UAVs during a mission by 2040

Jul.7, 2014 - 3D printers could be incorporated in military and civil aircraft of 2040 or even earlier to create small unmanned aircraft during a mission, British defence company BAE Systems claim. More

15-year-old filed a patent for his new 3D printer, 10x faster than Makerbot Replicator

Jul.6, 2014 - Fifteen-year-old Thomas Suarez has big plans for this summer: he wants to revolutionize 3D printing technology. The young inventor and entrepreneur has already filed a patent for his own 3D printer. More

University of Arizona students successfully launch 3D printed rocket

Jul.6, 2014 - University of Arizona students created and successfully launched a rocket made up with several 3D printed parts. 3D printing has been used to create circuit mounts, electronic housing boxes, etc. More

ErectorBot large scale 3D printer comes with first 'production level' granule-fed extruder

Jul.5, 2014 - Leonard Dodd, a designer, engineer and fabricator, has developed an innovative 3D Printer that works directly with granules of plastic. Dodd's ErectorBot (Bot that erects) uses the gantry design. More

Stunning 3D printed Mazda Whisper wins Mazda Design 2014 Polish Edition

Jul.5, 2014 - On May 16th, an official awards ceremony of Mazda Design 2014 Competition - Polish Edition, took place at the Grand Theatre in Warsaw, Poland. It was the 5th edition of this nationwide competition for designers. More

3D printing helps Better Walk to design and build a better crutch

Jul.4, 2014 - In May 2013, the three formed a company called Better Walk to design a more effective crutch that removes force from a crutch user’s underarm area and reduces the amount of direct force through a user’s wrist. More

Segway Japan teams up with Marubeni to 3D print customized parts for Segway PTs

Jul.4, 2014 - Marubeni Information Systems has announced that it has launched a joint development project with Segway Japan to fabriate customized parts for Segway PTs using 3D printers. More

3D printing aids in ankle replacement surgery, enables woman to walk again

Jul.4, 2014 - Arthritic ankles can make it nearly impossible for sufferers to walk. But now there is another option: ankle replacement surgery for patients with severe osteoarthritis of the ankle. More

US Navy looks to take 3D printer to sea

Jul.4, 2014 - The U.S. Navy is exploring how 3D printing can be used as an at-sea manufacturing technology. On Jun 24 and 26, the U.S. Navy hosted its first Maker Faire, a two-day event featuring a series of workshops. More

ColorFabb offers PLA, WoodFill pellets for 3D printing

Jul.3, 2014 - ColorFabb announces today that it will start producing 3D Printing materials in pellet form. This new product is aimed at the DIY filament producers who own a small DIY filament extruder such as a filabot. More

Five material/color liquid cooled 3D printer RoVa3D fully funds on second day

Jul.3, 2014 - On June 23, ORD Solutions launched a 35 day Kickstarter campaign for their latest 3D printer, the RoVa3D. On June 25, they passed their funding goal of $25,000. More

Ignitec uses 3D printing to develop luxury audio headphone

Jul.3, 2014 - British product design house, Ignitec, has designed and manufactured a new generation of wireless headphones for technology start-up and luxury goods company Audiowings using 3D printing. More

BMW is 3D printing custom thumbs for its workers to prevent injuries

Jul.3, 2014 - BMW Group has introduced a 3D printed flexible finger cot, which protects workers against excess strains on the thumb joints while carrying out certain assembly activities. More

3D printed muscle-powered bio-bots walk on command

Jul.3, 2014 - Engineers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign demonstrated on Wednesday a class of 3D printed walking “bio-bots” powered by muscle cells and controlled with electrical pulses. More

Inoperable tumor removed from five year old, thanks to 3D printing

Jul.3, 2014 - A team of surgeons at the Hospital Sant Joan de Déu in Barcelona, Spain has successfully completed a "highly complex" surgery to remove a tumor in 5 years old boy, thanks to 3D printing. More

Amazon teams up with Mixee Labs to let customers create their own products

Jul.2, 2014 - Amazon is venturing more into 3D printing. Amazon just started to embed Mixee Labs' customizers on their product pages to enable customers to not just buy, but to create their own products. More

Don Foley recreates Ellis Island Customs House with a 3D printer [3D model free for 4th of July]

Jul.2, 2014 - With the 4th of July approaching 3D designer Don Foley wanted to 3D print an historic building. He had covered the Ellis Island Customs House for the National Park Service, so this seemed like a natural topic. More

itSeez3D app & Structure Sensor to turn your iPad into ultra-realistic 3D scanner

Jul.2, 2014 - iPad owners can now create 3D objects from real life, thanks to a new app from visual technology developer Itseez. Itseez has launched Itseez3D scanner application, designed to work with Occipital Structure Sensor. More

Orange Maker announces high-res 3D printing technology - Heliolithography

Jul.2, 2014 - Orange Maker, the LA-based 3D Printing technology startup, has announced today a revolutionary new 3D printing technology - Heliolithography (patent-pending) - that displays significant improvements... More

Australian startup Hardcotton launches world first pressure controlled SLA 3D printer

Jul.2, 2014 - Canberra, Australia startup Hardcotton has launched today Elemental – a stereolithography (SLA) 3D printer that is claimed to be "the world’s first pressure controlled 3D printer". More

Software makes it easy to design & 3D print wrist splints for arthritis sufferers

Jul.1, 2014 - Dr Abby Paterson, a Loughborough University lecturer, has developed a computer software concept that will enable clinicians to design and make custom-made 3D printed wrist splints. More

GeMo, an army of 3D printed vases seeking funds on Kickstarter

Jul.1, 2014 - Mehran Gharleghi and Amin Sadeghy from Studio Integrate have launched a Kickstarter campaign for an army of 3D printed GeMo vases that will be exhibited at a London exhibition. More

Ion Core, makers of Zinter PRO 3D Printer secures $10m investment

Jul.1, 2014 - Ion Core Ltd, the maker of Zinter PRO 3D Printer has secured $10 million in funding from Hedge Fund Managers Jonathan Bailey and BJ Eastwood, for rapid expansion of production and sales into Europe and the United States. More

Winners Of Virginia Tech 3D printed vehicle competition 2014

Jul.1, 2014 - In the Spring 2014 semester, Virginia Tech hosted a university-wide extracurricular competition that challenged students to design and fabricate fully 3D printed air and ground vehicles. More

Earth Home Builder 3D prints your home with earthbags

Jul.1, 2014 - Now a company called United Earth Builders, based in Joshua Tree, CA, has developed a machine that '3D prints' home with earthbags. Its machine, the Earth Home Builder, is equipped with a compact Bobcat. More

A step closer to bio-printing organs: scientists bio-printed vascular networks

Jul.1, 2014 - According to a new study reports announced today, researchers have made a giant leap towards the goal of 'bio-printing' transplantable tissues and organs for people affected by major diseases and trauma injuries. More

Open source 3D printing as learning tool in two high schools in Greece

Jun.30, 2014 - A three-month research project attempts to examine to what extent the technological capabilities of open source 3D printing could serve as a means of learning and communication. More

Virginia Tech & Quantum Materials develop uncloneable anti-counterfeiting 3D printing technology

Jun.30, 2014 - Virginia Tech has teamed up with Quantum Materials Corp. to develop uncloneable anti-counterfeiting 3D printing technology to help to ensure positive identity of any particular object. More

Hema introduces Scan Lounge to print you or your kids in 3D

Jun.30, 2014 - This week, Hema announced the launch of Scan Lounge which will be opened at the HEMA store in Stadshart mall in Amstelveen, the Netherlands. The Scan Lounge consists of 68 high resolution cameras. More

Dutch designers adopt 3D printing & Colorfabb wood filament for new shoe collection

Jun.30, 2014 - Designers are seeing benefits in going high tech to produce truly wearable products. Dutch designer Chris van den Elzen has teamed up with Judith van Vliet to create a new shoe collection called "EXCIDIUM". More

6-year-old boy Keegen received a 3D printed card holding E-Nable hand

Jun.30, 2014 - Just about a month ago, little Keegan received his first e-NABLE hand from the E-Nabling the Future community, a network of passionate volunteers using 3D printing to give the world a "Helping Hand". More

TOME portable, self-contained FDM 3D printer under development, priced less than $1500

Jun.29, 2014 - Philip Haasnoot, and his partner Corey Renner wanted to enter this market with a portable and self contained FDM 3D printer that could be used in field hospitals that are short on supplies. More

Stunning 3D printed White matter model reveals beauty of brain

Jun.29, 2014 - One central feature is an intricate and stunning 3D printed model of the white matter patterns in the brain. Lead exhibit developer Dr. Jayatri Das, Chief Bioscientist at The Franklin Institute. More

UNYQ raises $1m, taking pre-orders for 3D printed below-knee fairings

Jun.28, 2014 - Six weeks after launching a direct-to-consumer ecommerce site that invites amputees to design stunning 3D printed custom fairings, UNYQ has closed its seed-round of funding in the amount of $1,050,000 US dollars. More

Free TRNIO app turns your iPhone into a 3D scanner

Jun.28, 2014 - 3D scanning captures the geometry of the 3D world, but most existing 3D scanner are expensive and require a complicated setup. TRNIO is a new app that aims to turn your iPhone into a high-quality 3D scanner. More

MakerBot's PrintShop iPad App makes it easy to create 3D printed jewelry, signs

Jun.28, 2014 - Makerbot has officially launched its MakerBot PrintShop app, a free iOS tool that is designed for people with no experience in 3D printing and no design experience. More

3D Weaver prints flexible woven structures out of wool and paper

Jun.27, 2014 - Royal College of Art (RCA) graduate Oluwaseyi Sosanya has come up with a unique creation: He has created a beautiful loom designed for weaving in three dimensions using the x y and z coordinates. More

3D printing ceramic filled polymers for electromagnetic applications

Jun.27, 2014 - Two years ago, desperately trying to get a $350 Chinese 3D printer to operate the idea was born to modify the filament to print materials that can influence the electromagnetic field, in a more complex way than just ordinary plastic. More

Free online 3D model converter

Jun.27, 2014 - Alexander Gessler wrote a small handy tool that converts 40+ 3D file formats to OBJ, STL and others. Supported input file formats include 3DS, FBX, Blender, OBJ, DXF, LWO, STL, PLY and more than 25 others. More

The Ewe Filament Extruder turns recycled plastic into inexpensive 3D printing

Jun.27, 2014 - Ewe Industries, an Italian company wants to change that with its Ewe filament extruder that is designed for every individual. The Ewe filament extruder turns any recycled plastic. More

Harvard engineers use new resin inks and 3D printing to construct lightweight cellular composites

Jun.27, 2014 - Materials scientists have created new 3D resin inks that can used to construct lightweight architectures with 3D printing. These thermosetting resins are composed of epoxy resins. More

Aerojet Rocketdyne successfully tests engine, 3D printed in just three parts

Jun.26, 2014 - This week, Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp company, announced that it has successfully completed a series of hot-fire tests on a Bantam demonstration engine built entirely with 3D printing. More

Sculptify introduces ‘David’ 3D printer that prints directly with pellets of filament

Jun.26, 2014 - Sculptify today introduced David, an innovative 3D Printer that works directly with pelletized materials. The David 3D Printer features a durable anodized aluminum enclosure. More

Pine Cone, a collection of naturally spiraled 3D printed housewares by Isaac Budmen

Jun.26, 2014 - Pine Cone is a collection of desktop delights cleverly capturing the beautiful spiraling seeds of trees by Isaac Budmen. The idea behind is to translate the loveliness of nature into our everyday objects. More

3D Systems announces iSense iPad 3D Scanner available for pre-order

Jun.26, 2014 - 3D Systems announced that its iSense 3D Scanner is now available for preorder. 3D Systems unveiled the iSense, a compact device that transforms your iPad into a lightweight camera, at CES this January. More

Fully 3D printed AirDog is world’s first auto-follow drone to track your action

Jun.26, 2014 - Start-up company, Helico, has introduced AirDog, the world's first automated drone designed to track and video outdoor sports and activities, on Kickstarter looking to raise $200,000 for the production. More

World's first 3D chocolate printer Choc Creator version 2 launches

Jun.26, 2014 - The Choc Creator was billed as a “simple, yet versatile desktop 3D chocolate printer.” In collabration with its Chinese partner, Choc Edge has officially released the second version of Choc Creator in Chinese market. More

Makerbot seeking patent to print objects larger than build volume of a 3D printer

Jun.26, 2014 - Everyone's now aware of 3D printing. There are literally hundreds of desktop 3D printers emerging on the market, but most of them have very small build volume which limits the type of parts that can be printed. More

Full body scanning booths open in Asda, print a 3D Selfie for £60

Jun.25, 2014 - Asda teamed up with Artec Group to bring 3D printing technology to shoppers in the UK with the installation of Artec Shapify Booth, a high speed 3D full body scanner in its Trafford Park store. More

China building world's largest 3D printer to construct houses

Jun.25, 2014 - Qingdao Unique Products Develop Co Ltd has unveiled the world's largest 3D printer last week at the 2014 World 3D Printing Technology Industry Conference and Exhibition. More

MadeSolid’s new FireCast resin designed to be burned away

Jun.25, 2014 - MadeSolid's FireCast resin can be used for direct investment casting of products such as jewelry. So when you print a ring in FireCast, you can use this plastic prototype to create a mold. More

Pinshape to sells 3D prints on Amazon, launches Kids’ Toys Design Challenge

Jun.25, 2014 - 3D printing community marketplace Pinshape announces today that it has teamed with Amazon so everyone can browse through a selection of cool designs from Pinshape's designers on Amazon. More

Nestle wants to create a real-life, 'Star Trek' food replicator

Jun.25, 2014 - Nestle, the largest food company in the world, says it is planning to build a real-world version of Star Trek-style replicator which produces "food at the press of a button". More

Airwolf 3D announces new dual hot end 3D printer HD2x for under $4,000

Jun.24, 2014 - 3D printer manufacturer Airwolf 3D unveiled today the AW3D HD2x dual hot end 3D printer. The new printer is equipped with patent-pending JRx print heads, each powered by its own stepper motor. More

3D printed tactile picture books for visually impaired kids

Jun.24, 2014 - A University of Colorado Boulder team printed the first 3D version of children's book, allowing visually impaired children and their families to touch objects in the story. More

Australian miner to investigate graphene use in 3D printing

Jun.24, 2014 - Graphite miner Kibaran Resources has partnered with a 3D printing company to investigate opportunities for the application of graphite and graphene in the fast growing 3D printing market. More

Emerging Objects 3D prints house out of salt

Jun.24, 2014 - One of their latest creation, an impressive large-scale, lightweight, additive manufactured structures named '3D Printed House 1.0', is built using salt harvested from San Francisco Bay. More

Robohand & College of the Ouachitas to launch biggest Robohand Print Farm in world

Jun.24, 2014 - A strategic alliance has been formed between Robohand and the College of the Ouachitas in Malvern Arkansas. The college have acquired 53 Makerbot Replicator 2 3D printers. More

3DVIX launches 3D printing marketplace, opening three print shops in Brazil

Jun.23, 2014 - Miami, Florida based Prinvix has just released the beta version of its 3D printing marketplace, 3DVIX. 3DVIX works as your “printer in the cloud”. Similar as Shapeways, it prints your 3D designs and ships them worldwide. More

Li Ka-shing, the richest man in Asia invests $10M in Modern Meadow

Jun.23, 2014 - Modern Meadow has secured $10 million in Series A funding led by Horizons Ventures, the Hong Kong-based firm of billionaire investor Li Ka-shing. More

French startup 3D prints your furniture using large-scale 3D printer

Jun.23, 2014 - The company behind it, French startup Drawn, has launched its own line of 3D printed furniture showing off its excellence technical know-how, aiming to inspire everyone to design and make their own furniture. More

Researchers create 3D printed PolyBrick, interlocking bricks for building large structures

Jun.23, 2014 - Researchers have come up a new method to 3D print large-scale forms using customized digital tools, low-cost printing materials and 3D printed interlocking component based systems called PolyBricks. More

MIT researchers building mini human livers with 3D printing

Jun.22, 2014 - Scientists have long been experimenting with the 3D printing of cells, but Bhatia's team has moved a step closer to creating a synthetic liver. More

First life sized 3d printed humanoid skeleton created with 3Doodler

Jun.22, 2014 - But another man, Justin Mattarocchia based in Somerville, Massachusetts, has created a life-sized Plastic Man (Aka. Voight) using 3Doodler, a pen that draws in 3D plastic. More

Gulliver's Gate to bring greatest 3D printed miniature world to New York

Jun.22, 2014 - Gulliver's Gate LLC wants to bring to New York the world's most magical, interactive and technologically-advanced miniature park attraction in the world, created using 3D printing. More

Shapeways teams up with Google to inspire girls to code & 3D print bracelets

Jun.20, 2014 - Shapeways announced its collaboration with Google on its new Made with Code initiative to inspire millions of girls to code and create. The premier project of the initiative is a coding project based on Blockly. More

Another Scara Arm 3D Printer under development

Jun.20, 2014 - A SCARA robot is primarily used for assembly and can be programmed to handle precise installation work repetitively.British inventor Sean (Clanzer) has been hard at work for over a year now. More

MIT & LLNT's 3D printed ultrastiff, ultralight material can carry 160,000 times its own weight

Jun.20, 2014 - Researchers at LLNL and MIT have developed ultralight materials with 10,000 times more stiffness and could be 3D printed from a variety of materials, such as metals or polymers. More

Startup MakeX develops open-source, low cost DLP 3D printer, soon on Kickstarter

Jun.19, 2014 - Digital light processing, which uses a project to cure liquid resin layer by layer, prints objects with a very fine resolution that surpasses that of typical Fused Filament Fabrication (FFF) printers. More

US government launches public library for sharing 3D printable medical data

Jun.19, 2014 - Now the National Institutes of Health has launched the NIH 3D Print Exchange, a public website that enables users to share, download and edit 3D print files. More

Barack Obama is the first President to be 3D scanned and printed

Jun.19, 2014 - The first 3D printed presidential portraits created from 3-D scan data were displayed at the first-ever White House Maker Faire on Wednesday. The 3D printed bust and life mask of Obama... More

Tekma3D TM1 3D printer on Kickstarter, featuring crossing splines XY for speed & accuracy

Jun.19, 2014 - Kickstarter has given birth to many affordable 3D printers. Today another 3D printer has appeared on Kickstarter, the Tekma3D TM1 3D printer by Goleta, CA based Michael Everman and Bill Spracher. More

Dutch designer's analog 3D printer, completely manual, is 3D printing clay

Jun.19, 2014 - De Bruin's background of model making and architecture helps him achieve his first creation: an analog 3D printer that does not utilize electrical source and computer software. More