MarkAny develops DRM and piracy protection for 3D print files

Mar.31, 2016 - Korean DRM firm MarkAny has set its sights on the protection of intellectual property within the world of 3D printing with 3D SAFER. The new system uses a number of different technologies to keep valuable 3D model files protected from piracy. More

Fashion designer adds a third dimension to apparel design with '3D weaving'

Jul.31, 2015 - Using a custom-made loom, Hu created a line of red dresses that feature 3D structures woven from linen threads using a 3D weaving technique that he developed. More

Turn your desktop into a workshop with Nomad CNC mill and 3D printer

May.5, 2014 - The Nomad 883 is a ready to run CNC milling machine that can be used in any office, shop or studio. Made with the goal of making CNC milling as easy to do as 3D printing. More

Microslice: a mini Arduino laser cutter & engraver 

Jan.26, 2014 -  Gregory L Holloway decided to make his own mini laser engraver. He has called the project the MicroSlice, an adorable mini laser cutter & engraver.  More 

Poppy turns your iPhone into a 3D camera, 100% funded on Kickstarter in 9 hours

Jun.27, 2013 -   Launched yesterday on Kickstarter, Poppy is an iPhone accessory that turns your iPhone or iPod into a 3D camera. More

Tiny Chiplets: creating the future of smart 3D printed objects 

Apr.10, 2013 -  Researchers at Xerox's Palo Alto Research Center (PARC) have developed tiny chiplets that are smaller than a grain of sand. More 

Personalized bed, table or desk based on your DNA

Apr.5, 2013 -   Tjep. is making these unique work of art by taking genetic profiles, mapping them with 3-D imaging, and transforming a person's individual DNA into one-of-a-kind creations. More

Creating complex 3D metallic structures at nanoscale

Oct.30, 2012 -   Scientists from Aalto University in Finland and the University of Washington in the US have just demonstrated how to create complex three-dimensional structures at nanoscale by combining ion processing and nanolithography. More

Using laser beam to 3D print biological tissue on a micrometer scale 

Aug.28, 2012 -  Researchers at the Vienna University of Technology have developed a new method to grow biological tissue or to create micro sensors by using a laser beam. More 

Disney's physical face cloning method can create a robotic clone of a real person 

Aug.15, 2012 -  Researchers at Disney Research, Zürich, ETH Zürich, and Walt Disney Imagineering R&D have developed a new computational face cloning method they say could great simplify and speed up the process. More 

Measuring 3D objects using only a camera and video projector

Aug.15, 2012 -   Researchers at Advanced Industrial Science and Technology institute (AIST) in Hiroshima, Japan are using only a camera and projector to measuring objects in 3D. More

Canon's Mixed Reality System fuses real and virtual worlds 

Jun.25, 2012 -  Canon announced last week the MR (Mixed Reality) System, a new product design tool that allows users to evaluate a product's design and operability by replacing physical prototypes with virtual ones. MR System is an image data processing technology that seamlessly integrates the real and virtual worlds in real time.  More 

How to build your own DIWire Bender 

Jun.21, 2012 -  New-York based consultancy Pensa created DIWire Bender which prints customized 3D shapes. The DiWire Bender got so many attention from media and a lot of people have been asking how to put it together.  More 

LightPlot: a robotic system painting with light in 3D space 

May.18, 2012 -  Ben Cowell had never coded in C# or WPF, nor any engineering or electrical experience before he started building a robotic 3D light painting system. He got the idea from his early NXT experiment and robotics. More 

Pensa's new DIWire Bender prints customized 3D shapes 

May.4, 2012 -  The DIWire Bender is a rapid prototype machine that bends metal wire to produce 2D or 3D shapes. Wire unwinds from a spool, passes through a series of wheels that straighten it, and then feeds through the bending head, which moves around in 3 dimensions to create the desired bends and curves. More 

Fujitsu develops world's first technology to retrieve and reuse partially similar 3D CAD models

May.3, 2012 -   Fujitsu Laboratories Limited and Fujitsu Research and Development Center have developed a technology for retrieving partially similar models from stored 3D CAD models. More

A self-positioning and representing blanket used for 3D modeling 

May.2, 2012 -  Created by Studio NMinusOne at the University of Toronto's Responsive Architecture at Daniels school, IM Blanky is a self-positioning and representing blanket. More 

casio 3d printed sculpture Casio can convert 2D photos to 3D sculpture using 3D printer

Jan.13, 2012 -   Casio is trying to take a step in 3D printing world. At CES 2012 they are not showing much new cameras, but a 2D to 3D conversion technology. More

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violin replicaStradivarius violin recreated using X-ray scanner and CNC 

Nov.30, 2011 - X-ray scanner, which is normally used to detect cancers and injuries, is now used by a team of experts to create a 1704 Stradivarius violin. More 

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Microsoft's HoloDesk - Play with 3D Objects  

Nov.25, 2011 - Microsoft is experimenting with a "holodesk" which three-dimensional virtual objects can be moved by hand. Users can stack blocks or juggle virtual balls. More  

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