'Touchable Memories' lets the blind see their most cherished photos using 3D printing

Oct.21, 2014 - We see a lot of beautiful, impressive and practical applications come by on a daily basis, but for 3D printing to truly become a mainstream, household and common technology it will need to be human as well. More

LivePrint, watch 3D printing live in action & vote for the next object to be printed

Oct.21, 2014 - Our regular readers will know that we also sometimes report on some peculiar stories out of the web’s 3D printing community. Now here's something fun, addicting and perfect for 3D printing enthusiasts: Live Print. More

3D printed facial prosthesis offers new hope for eye cancer patients following surgery

Oct.21, 2014 - Researchers have developed a fast and inexpensive way to make facial prostheses for eye cancer patients using facial scanning software and 3D printing, according to findings released at AAO 2014. More

UK company Fripp Designs unveils Picsima silicone 3D printer

Oct.21, 2014 - But UK company Fripp Designs has come up with a device that lets you create parts from silicone without any support materials. They call it "Picsima Silicone 3D Printer". More

US government uses 3D printing to develop artificial bomb-sniffing dog noses

Oct.21, 2014 - The US government has purchased a $228,977 3D printer to produce objects replicating the dogs’ fine sniffing abilities. The printer in question is a Connex 500, of Stratasys design. More

Community 3D printing project EGG on display at the Dutch Design Week 2014

Oct.21, 2014 - Perhaps chief among these is the very impressive and ambitious Project Egg by Dutch designer Michiel van der Kley, who collaborated with countless others to realize a 3D printed-object that is literally the size of a house. More

3D printed titanium components now onboard the Airbus A350 XWB

Oct.21, 2014 - Recently, the bracket connector used in the Airbus A350 XWB was honored as a finalist in the running for the "2014 German Industry Innovation Award." The cabin bracket is manufactured using the patented LaserCUSING technology. More

3D printing used to help remove his wife's tumor - Join Mike Balzer's free seminar to learn '3D in Medicine'

Oct.20, 2014 - At the end of 2013 Michael Balzer, the producer of 'All Things 3D', was told that his wife Shavaun was diagnosed with brain turmor. My wife Shavaun was diagnosed with Menigioma. More

3D printing helps build upper jaw prosthetic for Indian cancer patient

Oct.20, 2014 - We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again. While 3D printing technology is set to make our lives far more convenient and practical, no industry is poised to benefit from it as much as the medical sector is about to. More

Morgenrot 3D printed eyewear wins innovation award, to be released in early 2015

Oct.20, 2014 - But German designer Joachim Bischoff is taking things to an entirely different level. For in early 2015, his Morgenrot eyewear collection, which have been entirely constructed with 3D printers, will hit the shelves. More

Australian doctors use 3D printer to save 71-year-old cancer sufferer’s foot

Oct.20, 2014 - Doctors in Melbourne, Australia used a 3D printer to build a new heel bone for a man with cancer in the calcaneus and saved him from losing his leg. More

The first crowd fabricated open source 3D printable chair

Oct.20, 2014 - One of them, the black and white 'Puzzle Chair' was generated out of a single shape divided into 202 3d jigsaw puzzle parts. In collabration with the leading open source 3D printer manufacturer Ultimaker. More

Box man, China's first 3D printed stop-motion animation short film released

Oct.20, 2014 - Who is ‘Box man’? He is the main character in a Chinese short stop-motion animation film that launched last week. Entitled ‘Breaking out of the box, be yourself!’. More

Japanese man sentenced to two years in prison for 3D printing guns

Oct.20, 2014 - Earlier today, a verdict was reached in the infamous 3D printed gun trial that was being held in the Yokohama District Court in Tokyo, Japan. Presiding Judge Koji Inaba found the 28-year-old Yoshitomo Imura... More

AMRC engineers reach new heights: 3D printed UAV with integrated electric ducted fan engines

Oct.19, 2014 - Now the AMRC team has taken another step forward: they have developed their original glider to incorporate electric-powered, ducted fan engines and unveiled the new developments at a top US aerospace conference. More

Drones, photogrammetry & 3D printing used to generate 3D models of landscapes

Oct.18, 2014 - French company Drones Imaging reminds of this with an innovative way to quickly and accurately generate 3D models of landscapes. They’re effectively using 3D printing to revolutionize the very important science of Photogrammetry. More

The future of stitches: 3D printed skin fusion concept could heal skins by 2030

Oct.18, 2014 - Andrew Guscott recently shared his design for a revolutionary-looking skin fusion device that would make the lives of doctors and patients the world over far easier. More

Europe's largest 2D online printing company Flyeralarm unveils 3D printing services

Oct.17, 2014 - While they’ve been sticking to business cards, leaflets and office supplies in recent years, Flyeralarm, Europe’s largest player in the 2D online printing industry, will now also be moving into the 3D printing market. More

MicroFear, tiny & intricate dioramas based on iconic horror scenes

Oct.17, 2014 - Professional special FX makeup artist Jason Bakutis, founders of the successfully Kickstarted Fire & Bone, has launched a new line of tiny dioramas based on classic horror scenes from movies and books on Kickstarter this week. More

Treat your dog with the Odin, a stylish & entertaining 3D printed modular dog toy

Oct.17, 2014 - What is this Odin? Well, it's a modular geometric puzzle toy named after Moy’s own Pembroke Welsh Corgi Odin. Insert a few treats through the flaps, and you’ve got a mental and physical challenge for your dog. More

French artist uses 85 3D printed figurines to create a film without film

Oct.17, 2014 - Entitled ‘Relief’, his exhibition features a film made with 85 figurines printed with Stereolithographic (SLA) 3D printing technology. Together, these impressive figurines form an animated film. More

The smallest, battery powered 3D resin printer launches on Kickstarter, $189 for early birds

Oct.17, 2014 - iBox Printers Inc announced today the launch of its iBox Nano 3D Resin Printer. The iBox Nano is claimed to be tthe worlds smallest, quietest, portable, most affordable, and only battery powered 3D Resin Printer. More

3DXNano ESD Carbon Nanotube 3D printing filament optimized for semi-con & electronics industry

Oct.16, 2014 - Responding to the needs of this global market, 3DXTech today introduced another two new grades of Electrostatic Discharge (ESD)-safe materials that have been developed specifically for use in desktop 3D Printers. More

MakerBot adds new Vase Maker tool to its PrintShop free iPad app

Oct.16, 2014 - MakerBot announces today an enhanced and updated version of this iPad app, MakerBot PrintShop version 1.0.5, which includes the new Vase Maker tool and is available now from the iTunes App Store. More

American Engineer uses 3D printing to turn PS4 into a laptop

Oct.16, 2014 - Recently, the Florida-based electrical engineer Ed Zarick revealed his PLAYBOOK 4, a ‘laptopified’ PS4 that can be played in the comfort of your own desktop. More

Awesome 3D printed prosthetic hand lets kids feel like Iron Man

Oct.16, 2014 - While not affiliated with E-Nable, creator Pat Starace is doing similar and wonderful work with this tribute to perhaps the most suitable superhero for a prosthetic creation. More

Polyes Q1 3D printing pen uses light to harden ink, Kickstarter launch coming soon

Oct.16, 2014 - Unlike the commonly used FDM (fused deposition modeling) method used in 3D printing pen like 3Doodler, Polyes Q1 uses light sensitive resin instead of melted plastic. Polyes Q1 adopts the blue LED... More

Extract & 3D print models from your favorite video games

Oct.16, 2014 - Just this week, avid gamer and mastermind of the YouTube channel Maker's Muse Angus posted a video tutorial on YouTube that enables anyone to create actual objects from the files of your most addicting games. More

Atlanta Hobby launches Vortex, revolutionary new 3D printed multi-rotor UAV

Oct.16, 2014 - Atlanta Hobby, one of the fastest growing hobby specialty shops and supplier of small-scale aerial photography equipment, launched the Vortex, one of the world’s most advanced hexacopters this week. More

ORNL reveals technique to precisely control 3D metal printing process at the microscale

Oct.16, 2014 - Researchers at ORNL have demonstrated a metal 3D printing technique that controls the structure and properties of metal components with precision on a microscopic scale. More

Dutch company By Flow working on a truly portable 3D printer that can print in plastic, ceramic & food

Oct.15, 2014 - However, the project 3Dbyflow by Dutch company By Flow is perhaps the most ambitious and intriguing attempts to realize properly portable 3D printing. While little has been revealed about this ongoing project... More

Peachy Printer released its latest 3D prints, now available for pre-order

Oct.15, 2014 - Peachy Printer, the world's first $100 3D printer, has today released it's latest prints. The Peachy Printer project was successfully funded on October 20, 2013 and it raised CAD$651,091 from 4,420 backers. More

3D print your own 'The Chandelier of Fear' for Halloween

Oct.15, 2014 - MakerBot Retail Store designers came up with a 3D printable Halloween-themed chandelier. Called 'The Chandelier of Fear', this holiday accessory is full of fun details like tiny pumpkins and dripping candle wax. More

Polish company launches BlackJet 3D printer: ‘the link between RepRap & professional printers’

Oct.15, 2014 - And now the another polish start-up called Endivio is on the eve of launching their very own 3D printer: the BlackJet V260. The company said that they hope this machine will act as Poland's first pro-sumer 3D printer. More

Free design for a 3D printed Quadcopter on Instructables

Oct.15, 2014 - And now a new 3D printable quadcopter has appeared on Instructables that you can easily recreate yourself with its useful tutorial. And this particular quadcopter is also a bit larger than the Hovership. More

Austrian artist creates life-like insect models using a Form1+ 3D printer

Oct.15, 2014 - Are you sure these are 3D printed? All of these beautiful insects have been printed in multiple parts. The last one, a Midge larva, consists of 14 separate components. More

Bold Machines releases third 3D printable character Margo's dog named Eddie

Oct.15, 2014 - Yesterday, Bold Machines released its third character: Margo's dog Eddie for your 3D printing pleasure from the Margo movie series. Here is a back story about this dog. More

MIT lab 3D printed programmable self-assembling wood and carbon fiber

Oct.15, 2014 - A year after they figured out how to reprogram plastic to self-assemble into new structures, they have come up some new materials that can be programmed to transform their shape autonomously. More

The Sound City project: four 3D printed ears that bring the sounds of world cities to your home

Oct.14, 2014 - Anyone who ever checks out this site will know that the potential of 3D printing technology is only limited by your own creativity. But did you know that 3D printing could even capture sounds from all over the world? More

Russian man creates a €195 SLA 3D printer from old CD/DVD drives

Oct.14, 2014 - Russian engineer and graduate from Tomsk Polytechnic University Mikhail Shevchenko decided to build his very own SLA 3D printer. For those of you know don’t know, SLA or stereolithography 3D printing don’t extrude molten plastic... More

Nanotronics' 3D printed microscope captures 3D Images at nanoscale with a mouse click

Oct.14, 2014 - Nanotronics Imaging, developer of the world’s most technologically advanced nanoimaging solutions, today introduced its latest computer-controlled microscope, the nSPEC 3D. More

LibraryLyna brings 3D printing to teachers of the visually impaired

Oct.14, 2014 - Let’s start with a shocking statistic. Did you know that only 32.2 percent of visually-impaired people above the ages of 21 have a high school diploma or an equivalent of it? More

gCreate releases gMax 1.5 & gMax 1.5 XT 3D printers boasting large build envelope

Oct.14, 2014 - The gMax 1.5 and 1.5 XT both have larger build envelopes than the current gMax and a tighter design that allows for a smaller printer footprint. More

Pi-Top 3D printed laptop launches on indiegogo, super early bird price $229 for full Kit

Oct.14, 2014 - Last month, a London-based team of young entrepreneurs and engineers have revealed the prototype for their Raspberry Pi laptop, the world's first ever fully-functional, 3D printed laptop. More

WASP to demonstrate 3D printed ceramic bone at 3D Printing Show Paris

Oct.14, 2014 - WASP will introduce this new extruder and 3D printed ceramic bone at 3D Printing Show in Paris held on 17th and 18th of October. More

Australian scientists develop 3D printed synthetic bone substitute

Oct.14, 2014 - For the past few years this team, led by professor Hala Zreiqat, have been working on a 3D printed substitute for bones, whose exact characteristics have so far been impossible to reproduce synthetically. More

‘The Bug’, a 3D printer that prints in Fiber Composites

Oct.13, 2014 - Fortunately, that is exacty what ITT student Sebastian Morales has been working on as part of an intriguing undergraduate project called ‘The Bug’. While not quite capable of printing intricate composite constructions yet... More

Manli introduces SimplyPrint 3D Printer, priced at $1299

Oct.13, 2014 - Taipei based Manli Technology Group Ltd announced today the SimplyPrint 3D, an easy to use 3D printer designed for home users, DIY hobbists, and design studios. More

CGTrader & i.materialise roll out 3D-printed gift challenge to make X'mas shopping more special

Oct.13, 2014 - CGTrader has teamed up with the 3D printing company i.Materialise to launch the i.materialise Holiday Challenge to showcase the range of possibilities that 3D printing brings to Christmas shopping. More

3Dee opens its 2nd 3D printing store in Budapest

Oct.13, 2014 - On Friday the 10th of October, the 3dee store opened its second store in Budapest. The 3dee store is founded by two young brothers, Marton and Gabor Klauser. More

3D Systems signs $150 million revolving credit facility with PNC Bank

Oct.13, 2014 - 3D printing giant, 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) announced today that it entered into a $150 million five-year, unsecured revolving credit facility with its lenders. More

iGo3D opening 2nd & 3rd 3D printing store in Stuttgart and Frankfurt

Oct.13, 2014 - Last Thursday (Oct.9, 2014) iGo3D, the first 3D printer store in Germany opened its first retail store for 3d printing in Stuttgart city center. The 71 square meters space is filled with 3D Printers... More

3D-printed microRNA miroculus detects cancers with a single blood test

Oct.13, 2014 - Biotech company Miroculus has createad a 3D-printed microRNA 'miroculus' that could detects and monitor disease at the molecular level. The company wants to bring an accurate, easy to use, non-invasive and affordable microRNA. More

3D printed racing quadcopter launches on Kickstarter

Oct.13, 2014 - This campaign was started by a team of quad-crazy Australians who want to develop a 3D printing service that brings affordable, efficient and aerodynamic quadcopters to racing enthusiasts everywhere. More

Reseachers exploring biodegradable 3D printed metal bone scaffolds

Oct.13, 2014 - Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering and the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine are proposing a new technique to construct biodegradable tissue repair structures using 3D printing. More

16 cool 3D printing trends all self-respecting fashionistas should know about

Oct.12, 2014 - We all heard about the 3D printing technology bending and breaking the fashion world rules. To be honest, it's old news. What everyone's digging into right now is the successful cases. What's trending? More

Cyrus printers releases new 3D printing filament range

Oct.12, 2014 - Netherlands based Cyrus printers has now released a whole range of new filament which is cheaper compared to the rest of the market while at the same time keeping the quality high. More

US researchers develop two open-source portable solar-powered 3D printers for off-grid communities

Oct.12, 2014 - Joshua Pearce researches both solar power and 3D printing to develop two solutions in the form of open-source solar-powered 3D printers, capable of printing objects in any community with access to sunlight. More

3D Print me a horse's head

Oct.11, 2014 - It’s not every day that you get a request to 3D print a life-size replica of a horse’s head from a statue, but that’s what happened when Fokus Grupa – an artist collective based in Rijeka, Croatia, contacted us this summer. Their idea was to create a new art piece based on a 3D scan of an equestrian sculpture which stands in the main square in Zagreb. More

Hi-Res model of Andrew Carnegie's 1903 Mansion available for free downloads & 3D printing

Oct.11, 2014 - Andrew Carnegie was a Scottish American industrialist who led the enormous expansion of the American steel industry in the late 19th century. His sixty-four-room mansion, located at 2 East 91st Street.. More

Autodesk's PipeDreams helps you easily integrate tubes for electronics into your 3D prints

Oct.10, 2014 - Developed by Autodesk Research, PipeDream consists of various algorithms and software that will allow you to easily insert a series of pipes in your 3D printed creations that can house electronics. More

Two-thirds of top 100 manufacturing companies now use 3D printing, says survey

Oct.10, 2014 - Now two-thirds might sound even more impressive than many optimists in the 3D printing community would have claimed, but the majority of these two-thirds are simply experimenting with 3D printing’s potential. More

The Formide cloud-based 3D print platform seeks to make 3D printing easier than ever before

Oct.10, 2014 - Enschede, the Netherlands Printr seeks to make 3D modelling and printing accessible and let people get creative without technical limitations. Printr's Formide cloud-based 3D printing platform... More

Emerging Objects creates 3D printed column that can withstand earthquakes

Oct.10, 2014 - California-based architecture firm Emerging Objects has used 3D printing technology to create a structure that, according to the firm, can withstand earthquakes without mortar or rebar. More

A few ways to strengthen 3D printed parts

Oct.10, 2014 - There are some 3D print jobs that require a focus on part strength. We’ve had a few projects in our time that have led us to trying a few different strengthening techniques... More

Adobe unveils new 3D printing features for Photoshop CC

Oct.9, 2014 - This week Adobe released their 3D-friendly Photoshop CC 2014.2 at the Adobe MAX 2014: The Creativity Conference in Los Angeles. Most appealing about this massive update for 3D printing enthusiasts. More

Pocket-Sized Pocket3DPrinter will be a portable combination of FDM & SLA technology

Oct.9, 2014 - The Pocket 3D Printer prints layer by layer like a standard FDM plastic printer, except instead of heating up plastic, the Pocket Printer prints using a ultra violet photopolymer resin. More

PrintScreen lets you 3D print your own touchscreens for mobile & wearable

Oct.9, 2014 - Three German researchers have created a solution: PrintScreen. This technology will allow anyone to 3D print custom, thin and flexible displays that can be affixed to just about any object you’re working on. More

3D print your own Lumia 1020 powered space telescope Ultrascope

Oct.9, 2014 - Teamed up with Microsoft and the biggest names in space exploration, Parr has crafted the first affordable 3D Printed telescope called ‘Ultrascope’. This kit-set telescope is designed to allow amateur astronomers... More

‘Space Engineers’ Game offers 3D printing service to convert players' virtual creations into real objects

Oct.9, 2014 - Developer of Space Engineers game launches “Space Engineers Prints” service that allows Space Engineers players to order full color plastic 3D models of space ships they have designed in the game. More

Generate & 3D print a custom hand prosthetic with e-Nable’s new online service Hand-O-Matic

Oct.9, 2014 - E-Nable, perhaps the most noble and inspiring movement in the world’s 3D printing community, has unveiled an exciting new online toolkit to help needy children throughout the world: the Hand-O-Matic. More

German man 3D printed a crazy machine gun that folds & shoots paper airplanes

Oct.9, 2014 - Paper aeroplanes, are great fun to play. German paper airplane enthusiast and tinkerer Dieter Michael Krone has come up with a 3D printed machine gun that rapidly folds and shoots paper airplanes. More

Maison & Objet, 3D printable, city-inspired home accessories now available on Cults

Oct.8, 2014 - A collaboration between French 3D printing provider leFabShop and biannual French trade fair Maison & Objet – which is one of Europe’s most important interior design events – is taking things to a whole new level. More

Design for Craft launches PLA HS 3D printing filament - stronger than ABS

Oct.8, 2014 - To combat its fragility, the guys from Design for Craft have worked to strengthen PLA filament by mixing it with a collection of mineral powders. More

Microsoft teams up with CyArk to bring world heritage sites in most detailed 3D to the web

Oct.8, 2014 - Microsoft has partnered with CyArk, a nonprofit organization to create a brand new website that showcases the world’s most treasured cultural sites. Based on 3D models scanned and built by CyArk... More

Adafruit's cool Halloween costume: a 3D printed dystopian gasmask with laser eye & LED lighting

Oct.8, 2014 - Noe Ruiz, is preparing to turn heads at Halloween with his newest creation. The 3D printed dystopian gasmask has got a bit of Star War’s storm troopers, but also reminds us of a number of other Sci-Fi games and movies. More

ESA tests 3D printing for space: redesign Tropomi mirror using AM

Oct.8, 2014 - Recently, engineers at European Space Agency (ESA) teamed up with Netherlands research institute TNO to redesign a 3D-printed mirror, a crucial piece of the Tropospheric Monitoring Instrument (Tropomi)... More

3D print your own robot using Harvard’s open-source soft robotics ‘toolkit’

Oct.7, 2014 - For their brand-new Soft Robotics Toolkit is a comprehensive database of knowledge, experience and examples that will help all those robot tinkerers out there expand into the realm of ‘soft’ robots. More

Tired of FDM 3D printers? Engineer constructs his own SLS 3D printer

Oct.7, 2014 - California-based engineer Brandon Fosdick has recently revealed the results of his efforts to construct his very own SLS 3D printer. His SLS printer looks very promising and inspiring. More

Graphene 3D Lab begins trading on OTCQB today

Oct.7, 2014 - Graphene 3D Lab Inc., a company focused on the development and manufacture of graphene-enhanced materials for 3D printing, announced it has been verified to trade on OTCQB(R). More

Samsung Electronics will not enter 3D printing market in the next 10 years

Oct.7, 2014 - Korean electronics giant Samsung Electronics said it will not enter the 3D printer business in the next 10 years. Last year, rumors had it that Samsung Electronics had received 3D printer prototype from its partner. More

Futurist Christopher Barnatt's report: The TCT Show 2014 (w/videos)

Oct.7, 2014 - From 30th September to 2nd October 2014, the TCT + Personalize Show was held in Birmingham, UK. All major 3D printer manufacturers were present, with the hardware on their stands ranging from consumer devices... More

Hack your household with 3D printing to give new life to old appliances

Oct.6, 2014 - Under the title ‘Hacking Households’, which is part of BIO, a long-running Slovenian industrial design exposition, they have explored the possibilities that 3D printing and open-source modifications bring to normal consumers. More

Panasonic has developed 3D printed covers for lumix cameras

Oct.6, 2014 - Panasonic designers seem to think there is, as they have developed a variety of 3D printed covers for their widely used LUMIX GM1 compact cameras. More

HP to split into two companies and will target 3D printer market

Oct.6, 2014 - US computer giant Hewlett Packard (HP) has confirmed it will split itself into two companies, one focused on company's enterprise services, software, and servers, and the other focusing on its PC and printing businesses. More

Try 3D printing a sponge using Layfomm filament, a flexible material with viscoelastic properties

Oct.6, 2014 - Kai Parthy has recently discovered that one of these material, the Layfomm 40 filament, possesses some unique qualities that really add some diversity to any 3D printer’s arsenal. More

Try a different way to design and fabricate 3D objects with FlatFab software

Oct.6, 2014 - And recently, another one was launched in the shape of FlatFab: an intriguing 3D design software that can develop intricate 3D constructions with life-like dimensions. More

Breakthrough: UK doctors creating 3D printed ears for children with deformities

Oct.6, 2014 - Scientists are using 3D printing to create ears which will be used to help children with deformities. In a few month they will start trials to implant 3D printed ears into patients. More

Make your very own 3D print of an actual comet circling earth

Oct.6, 2014 - The European Space Agency, or ESA, has released 3D models of the comet, which can be easily transformed into STL files and printed. A fan of space travel and 3D printing? More

The Edible Growth project: a study into sustainable, healthy 3D printed food

Oct.6, 2014 - All this makes the Edible Growth project, by the young but very talented Dutch industrial designer Chloé Rutzerveld, extremely interesting. Throughout 2014, she worked on a 3D food printing project... More

LumiPocket DLP 3d printer is now live on IndieGoGo, €300 for early backers

Oct.5, 2014 - Today, Italian maker Davide Marin launched his LumiPocket DLP 3D printer on indiegogo. Marin is the man behind LumiFold: a small and portable 3D printer that you can put in your your backpack or briefcase to travel with. More

Pi-Top releases final 3D printed laptop prototype, details of 3 new Raspberry Pi HATs & launch date

Oct.4, 2014 - This week, the team has released more details about the Pi-Top. First of all, they have created multiple file formats so the Pi-Top can be printed on any 5”+ bed size 3D printer. More

LAB+ shares designs for 3D printed, thermoformed wrist brace

Oct.4, 2014 - Why outsource it, if you can construct your own using a regular desktop extrusion 3D printer? Fortunately, the Italian design team behind LAB+ has released designs for this on Thingiverse. More

Singapore Post launches 3D printing service at new concept post office in Suntec City

Oct.4, 2014 - SingPost opened its eighth new concept post office at Suntec City Mall this week, giving small businesses and end-consumers the convenience and option of printing cost-effective prototypes and customised objects. More

Minnesota company bringing 3D printing services to individual farms

Oct.3, 2014 - This is being wonderfully illustrated by the Litchfield, Minnesota-based company GVL Proto Poly, that are taking 3D printing technology to their agricultural customers. More

Could airplane food be 3D printed in the future?

Oct.3, 2014 - They have developed a concept wherein food printers are used to revolutionize air travel as part of their entry for the international student design competition OzCHI24 last month. More

Aston Martin Magazine commissions 3D printed typeface to illustrate its possibilities for auto industry

Oct.3, 2014 - And to accompany the article, the manufacturer of James Bond’s stylish cars also commissioned a 3D printed typeface. This very impressive piece was created by the Canadian designer and letter artist Ben Johnston. More

Tel Aviv Listed ‘Nano Dimension’ developing 3D printer & Nano inks for printing electronics at home

Oct.3, 2014 - Nano Dimension is developing a 3D printer for multi-layer circuit boards (PCBs) as well as conductive nano-silver inks along with novel insulating and substrate inks. More

3D printed bottle opener designed to help people with arthritis

Oct.3, 2014 - This 3D printed bottle opener is designed to help people, whose disabilities limit the functions of their hands, open bottles without requiring a lot of strength or firm grips. More

Inexpensive, table-top 3D printed RoboPuppet for teleoperating full-size robots

Oct.3, 2014 - Researchers at Indiana University came up with a method to create inexpensive, table-top sized models of robots to provide teleoperate input control to full sized robots. They call it 'ROBOPuppet'. More

3D printer found in Bulgaria-Spain raid, ATM skimming gang busted

Oct.3, 2014 - Bulgarian and Spanish police have busted a Bulgarian organised crime network suspected of a variety of crimes including large scale ATM skimming, electronic payment fraud and forgery of documents. More

Italian studio +LAB unveils open-source syringe extruder for FDM 3D printers

Oct.2, 2014 - For the Maker Faire Rome this coming weekend, +LAB will unveil an experimental syringe extruder that can be printed on, and fitted to, just about every 3D extrusion printer. More

The ELF Quad, a very cool, 3D printed and open-source quadcopter

Oct.2, 2014 - Check out this very cool 3D printed creation! The Shenzhen, China-based company ElecFreaks have dropped a few hints in the past, but now their awesome little ELF Quad quadcopter is finally on its way. More

World's first 3D-printed rocket-powered spaceplane set to launch in autumn

Oct.2, 2014 - The first 3D printed rocket-powered spaceplane 'Vulture 2' will be launched this autumn with sponsorship from EXASOL AG, the provider of EXASolution the world's most powerful engine for analytics and data warehousing. More

Iris van Herpen debuts 3D-printed garments 'grown' with magnets at Paris Fashion Week

Oct.2, 2014 - For her Spring/Summer 2015 collection, presented in Paris yesterday, Dutch fashion designer Iris van Herpen unveiled 3D-printed garments and accessories "grown" that explores the interplay of magnetic forces. More

German 3D printer maker voxeljet acquires UK's Propshop Modelmakers

Oct.2, 2014 - German professional 3D printer manufacturer voxeljet AG announced today that it has completed the acquisition of all outstanding shares of Propshop (Model Makers) Limited. More

LumiFold inventor to launch €300 LumiPocket DLP 3D printer at Maker Faire Rome & on Indiegogo

Oct.2, 2014 - Based on its successful model LumiFold, the team has created a new portable DLP 3D printer LumiPocket. Lumipocket is an upgraded version of LumiFold. More

Kast SLA 3D printer soon on Kickstarter, prices start at $999

Oct.2, 2014 - Kast3DP informed us today that they are currently working on the first prototype of the Kast 3D Printer for mass production. This current version features a build speed of 5 inches (127mm) per hour. More

MIT unveils football-size, 3D printed underwater robot designed for port security

Oct.2, 2014 - Researchers from MIT revealed their latest robot, a type of submersible drone that is set to be changing underwater security. What’s more, its 3D printed, making it an impressive and affordable addition to the world of robotics. More

Seattle designers Pensar develop 3D printed DNA shoes tailored to your anatomy

Oct.2, 2014 - The Seattle-based company Pensar (Italian for ‘to think’) has been working on a far bolder step. They have developed a concept for DNA shoes: 3D printed footware that has been modified to not only fit your own feet precisely. More

Fan creates brilliant, lifelike and actually wearable Samus Varia suit using 3D printing

Oct.1, 2014 - 3D printing technology is being used by countless enthusiasts around the world to make tributes to their favorite shows or video games, but one Redditor going by the name of Talaaya has done... More

LUXeXceL announces new 3D printing process for optics and new LUX-Opticlear Material

Oct.1, 2014 - Dutch company LUXeXceL Group today announces a few new development that will allow the company to compete with injection molding for the production of small and mid-sized series of optical components. More

Engineering student builds a unique Raspberry PI 3D printer

Oct.1, 2014 - Engineering student Owen Jeffreys came up with a Raspberry Pi 3D printer which he claims to be the world's first. The 800MHz PI actually controls every part of the machine. More

Stratasys opens world’s 'most advanced’ 3D printer plant In Kiryat Gat, Israel

Oct.1, 2014 - 3D printer company Stratasys Inc has inaugurated its new plant in the southern Israeli city of Kiryat Gat yesterday. According to the company, the plant is the most advanced in the world for the manufacture of 3D printers. More

WASP to bring a 4 meter Delta 3D printer to Maker Faire Rome this weekend

Oct.1, 2014 - Massimo Moretti, founder of WASP, will bring a 4 metre tall Delta 3D printer to Maker Faire Rome this coming weekend. Two years ago Wasp, one of the largest 3D printer manufacturer in Italy. More

Plastic Scribbler releases Asterid 2000 series 3D printers, prices start at $499

Oct.1, 2014 - Atlanta-based Plastic Scribbler Inc unveils the Asterid 2000 Series of 3D printers for the consumer market. The Asterid 2000 fully assembled 3D printer is priced starting at $499. More

ZMorph's open source Voxelizer software now supports low-cost medical 3D printing

Oct.1, 2014 - ZMorph, the Polish company behind the low cost multifunctional Zmorph 2.0 3D printer, today launched an updated version of its advanced Voxelizer software, which allows creators to model using 3D pixels rather than triangles. More

Enhanced robotic cleaning with a low-cost 3D printed grip

Oct.1, 2014 - The two scientists from the Human Centered Robotics Lab have developed a simple 3D printed tool designed to make one of the most basic human functions, gripping and using objects, more robot-friendly. More

Biome Bioplastics launches Biome3D biodegradable material for 3D printing

Oct.1, 2014 - UK bioplastics developer, Biome Bioplastics, has launched this week a new material made from plant starches, dubbed Biome3D, which it has developed in partnership with 3D printing technology specialist 3Dom Filaments. More

VRClay uses Oculus Rift and motion control for easy 3D sculpting

Oct.1, 2014 - For a team of developers is currently working on a very interesting combination of the Oculus Rift and Razer’s handheld Hydra motion controllers: the VRClay. More

Rapide Lite 3D printers Indiegogo got fully funded in one day, early bird prices start at $399

Sep.30, 2014 - A team of designers and engineers from Australia and China has launched their affordable desktop 3D printer Rapide Lite on Indiegogo. Rapide Lite has been designed to be scalable and will come in 3 sizes. More

Arduino & Sharebot announce details of its new 3D printer MATERIA 101

Sep.30, 2014 - Arduino, the most commonly used Open Source hardware platform, and Milan based Italian 3D printer manufacturer Sharebot has announced a new 3D printer MATERIA 101. More

This 3D printed iPhone case comes to the rescue of bendgate victims

Sep.30, 2014 - While it won’t actually fix your troubled phone, a Shapeways designer has created a special case for bent phones, that can help you begin living with your terrible disability. More

Bhold teams up with Ultimaker to crowdsource 3D printable design

Sep.30, 2014 - Ultimaker and 3D printing and design house Bhold announced today a new partnership that allows anyone around the world with a 3D printer to print prototypes of the next Bhold x Ultimaker product at home. More

Admatec announced ADMAFLEX 2.0 3D ceramic printers for serie production

Sep.30, 2014 - Dutch startup Admatec Europe BV has announced that this month a total of four new 3D printers started operation at its facility in Moergestel, the Netherlands. More

Chinese scientists develop liquid-phase 3D printing using low melting metal alloy ink

Sep.30, 2014 - Chinese scientists are sharing an experimental metal printing method that uses metals that melt at a low temperature to greatly reduce printing time and costs. More

Dutch students use 3D printing to replicate 17th century glass objects

Sep.29, 2014 - A group of students from the Technical University Delft teamed up with Dutch Artist Maaike Roozenburg to recreate a few pieces of Dutch history using the latest 3D technology. More

Israeli startup develops first-ever 3D printed medical marijuana dispenser

Sep.29, 2014 - But now the Israeli start-up company Syge Medical Ltd has come up with a particularly inventive way to incorporate 3D printing in the medical field. More

HP job ad indicates that HP labs is working on a glass 3D printer

Sep.29, 2014 - As part of its ongoing RAGNAROK (Research on Advancing Glass & Non-organic Applications to Recreate Objects & Kinetics) project in 2012, HP Labs is looking at glass as a potential candidate for use in 3D printing. More

Studio MOCCI creates jewelry line from 3D printing, set to launch on Kickstarter next week

Sep.29, 2014 - A team of ambitious engineers, entrepreneurs, artists started MOCCI, a LA based studio aiming to bring luxurious high-tech jewelry to everyone. They spent the past nine months learning about 3D printing. More

Fashion Designer Chromat’s Spring/Summer 2015 line to include 3D printed outfits

Sep.28, 2014 - The line in question is the Spring/Summer 2015 Formula 15 line, by Chromat fashion studio. This young studio already had a reputation for strange and original pieces, as many of their earlier creations... More

CTC Electronics heavily investing in China’s largest 3D Printer factory

Sep.28, 2014 - The past year CTC Electronics, one of the largest manufacturers of 3D Printers in China, has been heavily investing in a factory for 3D printing technology. The factory has been built in Zhuhai, a coastal city... More

NanoSteel announces crack-free 99.9% dense steel powder for 3D metal printer

Sep.28, 2014 - NanoSteel Company Inc., a corporation based in Province, Rhode Island, has announced this week the company’s newly engineered powders designed for additive manufacturing. More

The Polish 3D printing event ‘3D Show – Printer & Scanner 2014’ Announced

Sep.27, 2014 - In two months from now, the inaugural edition of a 3D printing event will be held in Warsaw, Poland, at the Warsaw University of Technology. The ‘3D Show – Printer & Scanner 2014’will open on the 21st of November. More

New 3D Printing marketplace Rinkak business launches in Japan

Sep.27, 2014 - This week, a brand-new platform for 3D designing and printing has launched across Japan, called ‘Rinkak 3D Print Cloud for Business.’ Designed by the Japanese 3D printing company Kabuku... More

Cool 3D printed electric skateboard launches on Kickstarter

Sep.26, 2014 - For this week, the Atlanta-based freelance inventor Andrew James launched a particularly original idea on the crowdfunding website. This skateboard enthusiast is seeking to raise $55,000... More

Pango app transforms your 2D sketches into 3D models & augmented reality

Sep.26, 2014 - Pango intends to offer additive manufacturing services to those lacking the skill, experience or time for CAD design and 3D modelling. Aimed at inexperienced hobbyists... More

Greek hackerspace uses 3D printing to construct an open source satellite network ground station

Sep.26, 2014 - The latest impressive project we’ve come across is the Greek SatNOGS project, that is developing a functional, complete platform for an open source Networked Ground Station. More

ColorFabb releases new PLA CopperFill filament for 3D printers

Sep.26, 2014 - ColorFabb today introduced brand new material copperFill. Similar to bronzeFill it’s a PLA blend with micronized copper powder. This means that the material can be polished and finished with similar methods as bronzeFill. More

Polish 3D Printing Pioneers 3NOVATICA present their two latest printers

Sep.26, 2014 - This autumn 3NOVATICA unveiled two brand-new 3D printers, which are designed to completely depart from their GATE printer. These new printers are the affordable, compact and consumer-oriented FLEXA, and the PROFABB. More

Japan develops software for printing 3D maps for the blind

Sep.26, 2014 - Japan’s cartographic authorities has developed a software that allows users to download data from the internet and produce low cost geographical maps of the country for the visually impaired using a 3D printer. More

Now you can 3D print your own miniature Strati car

Sep.25, 2014 - Today Local Motors released the file to print an incredibly accurate 1:10 scale model of the Strati so everyone can now 3D print their own miniature Strati at home. More

3D printing optical lenses on the Form 1+ 3D printer

Sep.25, 2014 - One of the resident engineers over at Formlabs, Craig Broady, has made a very cool little accessory that shows off the possibilities of Stereolithography printing technology (or SLA). More

Australian company Modfab takes the initiative with 3D printing education

Sep.25, 2014 - Illawarra Company, Modfab Pty Ltd in Australia has begun nationally recognised training funded by NSW Department of Education and Communities, State Training Services in partnership... More

South Korea reveals strategy to make 3D printing a motor for the economy

Sep.25, 2014 - This might not be such a big surprise to some people, but 3D printing technology is booming in South Korea. The number of Korean entrepreneurs and consumers using 3D printing... More

‘3D Bioprinting Solutions’ to reveal first Russian 3D bioprinter in late October

Sep.25, 2014 - The Russian company 3D Bioprinting Solutions have revealed that they will unveil their very first – and first Russian – 3D bioprinter during the Open Innovations 2014 forum. More

Total Moving Face Scanning: A new step in developing accurate 3D scans of facial features

Sep.25, 2014 - At this year’s European Conference on Computer Vision, that was held in Zurich, Switzerland, a team from the University of Washington revealed a very interesting new way of making 3D scans of facial features. More

High resolution 3D DLP printer Solus to hit indiegogo for $1000

Sep.24, 2014 - Taiwan based Reify introduces today a new DLP-based stereolithography printer called Solus, aiming to bring high resolution printing to the world at an affordable price. More

Orbit 1 metal coating device for 3D printed objects to hit Kickstarter in Jan 2015

Sep.24, 2014 - There, the startup business Monolith Studios revealed their Orbit 1, a practical device that seeks to make metal printing available to a wider consumer public. More

A live concert with ’3D-printed band’ at Lund University Sweden

Sep.24, 2014 - A live concert with a band consisting only of 3D-printed instruments has taken place at Lund University in Sweden. The band included a drum, keyboard and two guitars, all 3D-printed by Lund University professor Olaf Diegel. More

New 3D printed revolver dedicated to Yoshitomo Imura in development

Sep.24, 2014 - Support it or loathe it, but it is happening once again: Members of the FOSSCAD community, which is short for Free Open Source Software & Computer Aided Design, are working on another 3D printable firearm. More

FormFutura launches EasyWood Coconut for 3D printing tropical wood

Sep.24, 2014 - Now, another filament manufactuer, FormFutura, has developed EasyWood Coconut, a mixture of 40% grinded coconut particles with modified binding polymers. More

3D printed open source Rhinobot can push things & take part in 'sumobots fights'

Sep.24, 2014 - The Rhinobot’s a sturdy and clever design and tracks make it an excellent contraption for rough terrain, and a machine that can also take a hit. Combine that with its flashy front shield.... More

Soon you will be able to 3D print your ownRaspberry Pi-powered laptop

Sep.24, 2014 - A London-based team of young entrepreneurs and engineers have revealed the prototype for their Raspberry Pi laptop, the world’s first ever fully-functional, 3D printed laptop. More

3D Printhuset announces grand opening of largest 3D printing store in Denmark

Sep.24, 2014 - 3D Printhuset (Danish for “The 3D Print House”) announced the grand opening of the largest 3D printing store in Denmark. With a floor area of almost 3,000 square feet (279 sqm) spread over two levels.. More

Aurora Labs launches S1 metal 3D printer on Kickstarter for under $4000

Sep.23, 2014 - West Australian start-up Aurora Labs today releases their metal 3D printer for the consumer market on Kickstarter. Aurora Labs' S1 consumer grade printer offers aerospace grade 3D printing. More

This solar-powered 3D printer will turn plastic pollution on the high seas into Sea Chairs

Sep.23, 2014 - Designers from London-based Studio Swine have recently launched a noble Kickstarter project that seeks to make 3D printing a part of the solution, rather than the problem. More

Graphene 3D Lab announces JV with Stony Brook Univ. in testing of graphene 3D printing materials

Sep.23, 2014 - Graphene 3D Lab announced on Monday a joint venture with Stony Brook University in quality control testing of 3D printing materials enhanced with graphene and other advanced materials. More

Fascinating 3D printed lamps created by Studio Under's massive paste 3D printer

Sep.23, 2014 - Studio Under, a design and research studio based in Israel, has earned a worldwide reputation for ultra-fast and large-format ceramic and paste 3D printing. More

Researchers created 3D printed replica of 125-year-old golf club

Sep.23, 2014 - Dundee University and St Andrews Golf Co have teamed up to produce the world's first metal replica of a 125-year-old golf club using 3D printing technology. More

Bre Pettis launches Bold Machines workshop, starting with 3D printed Margo in animated film

Sep.23, 2014 - The Bold Machines is the Innovation workshop at Stratasys that partners with innovators to showcase Stratasys, MakerBot, and Solidscape 3D Printers. More

UPS to expand 3D printing services to nearly 100 stores in U.S.

Sep.23, 2014 - Following the successful launch of 3D print in six markets across the country, The UPS Store (UPS) announced plans Monday to bring in-store 3-D-printing services to nearly 100 additional locations nationwide. More

First successful total knee surgery preplanned with Materialise’s tech that turns X-Rays into 3D prints

Sep.23, 2014 - 3D printing company Materialise announced that orthopedic surgeon Roger Jaeken has successfully performed the first total knee surgery that was preplanned by means of the Materialise X-ray knee guide solution. More

Man's fractured orbital bone rebuilt with 3D printer after crash

Sep.22, 2014 - And this week, another complex medical case was solved using 3D printing technology. Surgeons from the Taipei Veterans General Hospital have successfully treated an orbital bone fracture with 3D printing technology. More

3D printed clock tower stamp for 10 year anniversary of UNNC

Sep.22, 2014 - Two students from the University of Nottingham Ningbo China have developed a very special tribute for their university’s anniversary: a highly detailed, 3D printed stamp that closely resembles the campus’s clock tower. More

The evolution of 3D printed firearms

Sep.22, 2014 - In this article I decided to review the current state of the technology and those weapon technologies which have evolved since Cody Wilson’s 3D printed firearm which shook the world back in May 2013. More

Paula Radcliffe finishes third in Worcester City 10k, thanks to 3D printed insoles

Sep.22, 2014 - In her first race since 2 years, world-record-holder Paula Radcliffe (40) made a comeback Sunday with a strong run at the Worcester City 10k race. Supporting her every move, RS Print’s 3D-printed insoles... More

UpLocket: A 3D printed locket with a cool digital twist launches on Kickstarter

Sep.22, 2014 - Fortunately, two guys from Baltimore have come up with UpLocket: an ingenious little creation that returns that special status to certain photographs, while not sabotaging the convenience of digital sharing. More