MakerBot and Sanrio collaborate to bring Hello Kitty Into 3D printing world

Oct.30, 2014 - MakerBot, in partnership with Sanrio, is bringing 3D printable Hello Kitty collectibles and accessories to MakerBot Digital Store and the MakerBot PrintShop app. More

White House Launches first-ever 3D printed Christmas ornament design contest

Oct.30, 2014 - This year, for the first time ever, the White House is inviting makers and innovators around the country to participate in the White House 3D-Printed Ornament Challenge. More

Bristol engineer develops 3D printed bionic hand that 'fits like a glove'

Oct.30, 2014 - Unlike other wonderful examples of 3D printed prosthetics, Joel Gibbard has developed a bionic prosthetic with an electronic grip. This cool feature, alongside its futuristic appearance... More

Sketchfab now lets you download and 3D print their 3D models

Oct.30, 2014 - 3D model sharing service Sketchfab announced today an important new feature: the option to download 3D models. Sketchfab is an online publishing platform which allows tinkerers and designers to upload and share their 3D scans. More

Autodesk announces $100 Million Investment Fund for 3D printing companies

Oct.30, 2014 - Autodesk has announced that it intends to invest up to $100 million in 3D printing companies over the next several years. The Spark Investment Fund, which will be operated within Autodesk... More

Weld3D working on development of low cost 3D metal printing

Oct.30, 2014 - One startup, Huntsville, Alabama based Weld3D wants to make 3D metal printing affordable. Weld3D, a team of aerospace engineers started development of their idea and process about a year ago. More

Why not use your 3D printer as a drawing device, rather than as a replicator?

Oct.30, 2014 - As part of the Vessel-project, David Lobser has tried to go to the heart of FDM 3D printing technology in an attempt to rethink 3D printing. And there he found that your typical FDM 3D printer can also be a paintbrush. More

Makerbot brings Sesame Street's Cookie Monster, Grover and Frazzle to its digital store

Oct.30, 2014 - MakerBot announced the release of 3D printable models of favorite Sesame Street characters including Cookie Monster, Grover and Frazzle, available for purchase and download on the MakerBot Digital Store. More

Dutch engineering graduate develops a 3D printed ambulance drone that could save thousands of lives

Oct.30, 2014 - Dutch graduate student Alec Momont has designed and produced an unmanned, autonomously navigating mini-airplane that is capable of delivering a defibrillator at a moment’s notice. More

3DAround camera app turns your phone into a 3D scanner

Oct.29, 2014 - The 3DAround app will let you shoot a quick photo in a cool 360-degree, swivel-around photo with just your smartphone. It’s very simple and user friendly: Simply hit record... More

The world’s second 3D printed metal gun revealed: the ‘Reason’

Oct.29, 2014 - While the 1911 was already capable of firing, this new gun that has been dubbed ‘Reason’, looks much sturdier. Unlike its predecessor, however, we haven’t yet seen any proof of this gun being able to fire. More

New HP Sprout PC features 3D scanning and a projector

Oct.29, 2014 - HP today introduced its vision for the future of computing and 3D printing by unveiling its new Blended Reality ecosystem: HP Multi Jet Fusion and a first-of-its-kind Immersive Computing platform 'Sprout'. More

HP wants to rewrite the rules of 3D printing with new 'Multi Jet Fusion' tech

Oct.29, 2014 - Hewlett-Packard today revealing a new large, industrial printer and the Multi Jet Fusion technology which the company thinks it can rewrite the rules of 3D printing. More

OPM and Yale University to jointly develop patient-specific 3D printed biomedical products

Oct.29, 2014 - Oxford Performance Materials Inc. (OPM), today announced an extensive joint research program with Yale University to develop innovative and cost-effective 3D printed biomedical technologies and applications. More

Keyshapes : (Re)design your surroundings, furniture & accessories with 3D printed connectors

Oct.29, 2014 - Keyshapes, a manufacturing system that will allow you to (re)create and re(design) your surroundings, furniture and accessories to match your lifestyle, preferences, space and budget. More

XYZprinting ships all-in-one XYZ Da Vinci 1.0 AiO 3D printer/scanner

Oct.29, 2014 - XYZprinting, the manufacturer of affordable consumer grade 3D printers, announced that its da Vinci 1.0 AiO (all–in-one) 3D printer plus scanner is now shipping in the U.S. market. More

Vic Govt in Australia promises 3D printers for all state high schools if re-elected next month

Oct.29, 2014 - A re-elected Victorian Coalition Government in Australia will offer to put a 3D printer in government secondary schools and special schools. Premier Denis Napthine said the $2.2 million program... More

Don Foley's 3D Printed skeleton keys, cuffs and chains just in time for Halloween

Oct.29, 2014 - Don builds a huge set in his front yard every Halloween and cooks up a huge pot of Gumbo for his friends and neighbors. Since Don also loves 3D printing, he needed to do a few things on his annual stage that he 3D printed. More

MIT engineer 3D prints a multi-colored replica of the brain of a fruit fly

Oct.28, 2014 - For Nicolas Aimon has used 3D printing technology to create a replica of the brain of a fruit fly, and has incorporated lighting effects to mimic brain activity (and lighten up the room). More

3D print yourself a cool and safe crossbow toy

Oct.28, 2014 - And in the spirit of keeping things small but fun, Steve Thone has created a cool design for a miniature, but actually workable crossbow. Consisting of a few 3D printable supplies plus some extras... More

3D print yourself an edible 'virus' popsicle

Oct.28, 2014 - The San Francisco-based Li seeks to push the boundaries of people’s comfort zones with the Dangerous Popsicles project. And obviously, 3D printing is a great tool in such creative processes. More

Ultimate tribute to the first-person shooter Destiny: 3D printed Thunderlord gun

Oct.28, 2014 - London based product designer Kirby Downey has a passion for 3D printing. He has created an extremely cool replica of the Thunderlord exotic gun from the brand-new Destiny video game in real life. More

3D printed guitars on the road as part of Klaxons' last UK headline tour

Oct.28, 2014 - 3D printed guitars are on the road for the first time as part of the Klaxons tour which kicked off on Saturday. The Klaxons have declared that this was their last headline tour. More

Fan 3D prints an extremely cool Destiny's Conduit F3 Fusion Rifle

Oct.28, 2014 - However the London-based designer Elliott Viles has just raised the stakes on 3D printed tributes with his latest creation: an extremely cool life size replica of the Conduit F3 Fusion Rifle from Destiny video game. More

Artec Group teams up with Threeding to 3D scan historical artifacts

Oct.28, 2014 - Artec Group, a developer and manufacturer of professional 3D scanners, and Threeding.com, a 3D printing marketplace and file-sharing website, have announced a cooperation agreement for the 3D scanning of historical artifacts. More

Switzerland's RUAG Space to build satellite components using a 3D printer

Oct.28, 2014 - Swiss company RUAG Space plans to soon be equipping satellites with components made using a 3D printer - making them lighter and cheaper. As part of a pilot project, specialists have built an antenna support... More

Coming soon to Kickstarter: FLUX, the all-in-one Delta 3D printer, scanner & laser engraver

Oct.27, 2014 - So, what is FLUX? It's a very promising and intriguing desktop Delta 3D printer, whose versatility, abilities and price tag will doubtlessly turn quite a few heads in the 3D printing community. More

German scientists turn to 3D printing technology to create artificial textiles

Oct.27, 2014 - A team of scientists consisting of R. Melnikowa, A. Ehrmann and K. Finsterbusch sought to artificially recreate textile structures using 3D printing technology. More

Celebrate the life of a loved one with a 3D printed custom urn

Oct.27, 2014 - Based in the small city of Eden Prairie, the team behind Foreverence uses 3D printing technology to create custom-made cremation urns that are shaped exactly like objects that were important to the person... More

Gartner says worldwide shipments of 3D printers to reach 217,350 in 2015

Oct.27, 2014 - Worldwide shipments of 3D printers (3DPs) will reach 217,350 units in 2015, up from 108,151 in 2014, according to Gartner, Inc.'s latest forecast. 3D printer shipments will more than double every year between 2015 and 2018... More

The Dooblicator mobile 3D full-body scanning system to create 3D-printed, life-like figurines

Oct.27, 2014 - Doob Group AG, a German 3D-technology company, has launched the Dooblicator, a mobile full body scanning system that offers private and corporate clients customized high-end 3D-services. More

BIS certification for importing 3D printers in India

Oct.26, 2014 - BIS (Bureau of Indian Standards), a National Standards Body much like CE, FCC, RoHS has imposed new quality certification for importing 3D printers in India. More

think3D launches a 3D design store with India focused design themes

Oct.26, 2014 - think3D is a platform for all 3D printing needs in India and has just come up with a beta release for their new design store for 3D printed objects. Through the design store, think3D plans to build a huge collection... More

Artec's Shapify 3D full-body scanning booth creates custom figurines in minutes

Oct.26, 2014 - Artec Group, a leading developer and manufacturer of professional 3D scanner and software, announces last week the debut of its Shapify Booth in the USA. More

76 percent 3D printer owners report high daily & weekly usage, finds new CEA study

Oct.25, 2014 - According to a study released this week by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), three quarters of 3D printer owners (76 percent) report using their 3D printers daily or several times a week. More

3D printed wheelchair that can be customized to user’s needs

Oct.25, 2014 - However, Chinese company Qingdao Unique Technology interprets this in an entirely different fashion. Rather than just settling for a 3D printed prosthetic, they’ve taken things to a totally different level... More

Why buy a filament spool holder for your 3D printer, if you can just print one?

Oct.25, 2014 - That's probably what the guys from Swedish 3D printing web store Creative Tools must have been thinking, when they shared their designs for a 3D printed filament spool holder earlier this week on Thingiverse. More

Scientists from POSTECH University Korea using 3D printing to reconstruct bone tissue

Oct.24, 2014 - South Korean scientists from Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) are already exploring the possibilities of integrating bioprinting into regular medical practise. More

Japanese inventor uses modified FDM 3D printer to 3D print plants in any shape and size

Oct.24, 2014 - For Yuichiro Takeuchi, who works for Sony Computer Science Laboratories, has found a very interesting way to 3D print whole gardens, complete with any herbs and flowers you’d like to see. More

Graphene 3D Lab unveils first 3D-printed graphene battery

Oct.24, 2014 - Yesterday Graphene 3D released a brief video outlining details of the 3D printed battery development. Graphene can be easily mixed with thermoplastics commonly used in FDM 3D printer. More

NovaCentrix & nScrypt awarded $1M to develop all-in-one system for 3D printing electronics

Oct.24, 2014 - FlexTech has announced the awarding of $1,291,000 to nScrypt and NovaCentrix to develop a next-generation 3D printing system for creating complex and functional objects. More

3D printing helps Rosetta mission find potential landing zone for spacecraft

Oct.24, 2014 - Last August, the spacecraft became the first to successfully rendezvous with the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Currently Rosetta is mapping the comet in detail to determine the safest place to land. More

Fleet Hower & 3D Hubs release 3D printed customizable designer puzzles 'Lock-Nesters'

Oct.24, 2014 - Brooklyn based designer Fleet Hower and 3D Hubs partner to release 3D printed Designer Puzzles: Lock-Nesters today. The Lock-Nester collection consists of six three-dimensional jigsaw puzzles... More

New Microsoft update integrates Kinect scanning software into their 3D printing app

Oct.23, 2014 - But now, Windows have taken 3D printing convenience to a whole new level with the latest Kinect SDK (or Software Development Kit). Their Windows SDK 2.0 offers a number of new functions... More

Airwolf 3D's Wolfbite heatbed adhesive solution stops 3D printed parts from warping

Oct.23, 2014 - Airwolf 3D today announced Wolfbite, a new premium solution specially engineered to bond ABS plastic parts to a heated 3D printer build plate without lifting, and to enable smooth release of objects after printing. More

ZMorph 3D printer launches in US

Oct.23, 2014 - Polish 3D printer manufacturer ZMorph announced today that it is starting distribution of ZMorph 3D printers with dedicated software Voxelizer in the United States and is adding new laser toolhead... More

New software algorithms reduce 3D printing time and waste

Oct.23, 2014 - Now, researchers from Purdue University have demonstrated two approaches that significantly reduce the time and material needed to produce objects with 3D printers. More

Chinese company releases 2nd Gen 3D bioprinter 'Anyprint B01CS' for $24500

Oct.22, 2014 - At the 9th China International pension and medical rehabilitation Fair, Qingdao Unique Technology presented their newest Bioprinter: Anyprint B01CS, the 2rd generation of its 3D bioprinter. More

Formlabs announces two new functional resins: Castable and Flexible

Oct.22, 2014 - Formlabs, the makers of the Form 1+ SLA 3D Printer, announced two new high-performance functional resins today. The new resins, Castable and Flexible, add capabilities to the Form 1+ 3D Printer. More

Belgian company uses 3D printing to give bikes a covert electric boost

Oct.22, 2014 - It’s a problem everyone will face at some time or another. Either through age or infirmity, our muscles won’t always perform the way we’d like them to. More

AmphibianSkin: an affordable 3D printed splint that aids the healing process

Oct.22, 2014 - A company from Pueblo, Colorado, called 3DMedScan has developed an intriguing 3D printed medical device that fits into that last category. Their AmphibianSkin is a new high-tech, custom-made exoskeleton support device. More

Student shares 3D printing designs for fully functional RC airplane

Oct.22, 2014 - That must be what Florida-based engineering student Kiril Lange has been thinking, as he recently designed a fully functional, airworthy and 3D printable airplane. This plane is both very cool and easy to create. More

Print yourself a treat: how to modify a 3Drag printer to print chocolate

Oct.22, 2014 - Open Electronics shared a cool tutorial that will allow you to modify a 3Drag 3D printer, a quite typical RepRap FDM printer, with a pastry bag. Why a pastry bag? More

HP to reveal a crazy new Sprout PC with a 3D scanner & projector next week

Oct.22, 2014 - HP is preparing to show off a new Windows PC called the Sprout with a built-in projector and 3D scanner, according to a report from Re/code. Hewlett-Packard announced earlier this month it would split itself into two companies. More

'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 was diagnosed with brain turmor. My wife 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

   

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