MONO, an eyewear collection 3D printed to fit your face, launches on Indiegogo

Apr.20, 2015 - Hong Kong-based ITUM describes their MONO 3D printed eyewear collection as “a collection of eyewear sets out to bring the perfect-fit and thus enhance wearing comfort by providing the choice of size, a fundamental yet... More

Nano Dimension unveils new Dragonfly 2020 nano-ink PCB 3D printer

Apr.20, 2015 - Among others, Nano Dimension, an Israel-based public company, unveiled their new Dragonfly 2020 3D system at an event held in Tel-Aviv, Israel late last week. More

3D printer to recreate bottle used in Plymouth Argyle footballer Alex Sosa murder trial

Apr.20, 2015 - According to the BBC, a 3D printed bottle was recently used in the trial of a man was later convicted of murdering a teenager. City College Plymouth, a higher education school in Southwest England, was recently called upon by... More

HP expects to launch Multi Jet Fusion technology 3D printer line in 2016

Apr.20, 2015 - But despite the new developments from other developers, it appears that HP will still have a significant impact when they release the technology as a line of usable industrial-level 3D printers in late 2016. More

Skin cancer survivor is given new 3D printed face prosthetic modelled after his son

Apr.20, 2015 - 74-year-old skin cancer survivor Keith Lonsdale shows that these 3D printed prosthetics can also blend right in. He was recently given a 3D printed face prosthesis to cover up the large hole in his face left by the necessary ... More

Makerbot shuts three retail stores and fires 20% of its employees

Apr.20, 2015 - Last Friday Makerbot posted an announcement on their website that confirms the rumors that have been circulating for weeks: that Makerbot has failed to hit certain economic targets and is forced to close down its three retail stores... More

Australian twins with muscular dystrophy enable themselves through 3D printing

Apr.20, 2015 - While we’ve seen so many heartwarming examples of what 3D printing technology can do for the disabled, seeing disabled people actually use 3D printers for themselves is somewhat rarer. But that is exactly what two disabled brothers... More

Meet Italian Designer Cristina Franceschini and her collection of 3D printed shoes, jewelry & accessories

Apr.20, 2015 - Italian designer Cristina Franceschini represents a new generation of designers trying to combine long-standing tradition with innovation, a process enhanced by new technologies such as 3D printing. More

Automate the removal and 3D printing of multiple objects with the ECHOdrive add-on

Apr.19, 2015 - Two Penn State students have developed the ECHOdrive – an interesting add-on to most 3D printers that will make removing objects from printbeds easier than ever and will even enable you to automatically 3D print multiple objects... More

Turn your voice into 3D printed jewelry

Apr.19, 2015 - But did you know that don’t need a high-quality metal 3D printer to make beautiful and unique pieces of jewelry? That’s exactly what Instructables-user 10DotMatrix has proven when showing us how to turn spoken words into beautiful... More

Fan shares dozens of 3D printable monster designs for Dungeons & Dragons

Apr.18, 2015 - Tabletop wargaming and paper-and-pencil rolegaming both suffer from the same problem: miniatures and scenery can be dull and repetitive. Nothing is worse than fighting over the same old pieces of cardboard every single session... More

52Shapes: every week a new and unique 3D printed lamp design

Apr.18, 2015 - We’ve already known for a while that 3D printers can be used to make interesting and original lamp shades in all shapes and sizes. Just look at the cool Kayan lamp we reported on earlier this week... More

Salvador Dali inspires 3D printed jewelry collection by Desmond Chan

Apr.18, 2015 - “Those who do not want to imitate anything, produce nothing.” Those words of wisdom come from the surrealist master himself, Salvador Dali, who appropriately enough, was the inspiration behind Vulcan Jewelry-founder... More

Disney Researchers develop 'soft' 3D printer that creates objects with layered felt

Apr.17, 2015 - A team of researchers at Disney Research and Carnegie Mellon University have developed a 3D printer that layers together sheets of laser cut fabric to create three-dimensional objects using STL files similar to... More

Tethers Unlimited wins NASA contract to create 3D printer filament from plastic waste on ISS

Apr.17, 2015 - NASA has announced that their Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program has awarded Tethers Unlimited, Inc. (TUI) a contract to further develop their "Positrusion™" recycling system for converting plastic waste... More

Cardiologists and 3D Systems help toddler breathe easier with 3D printed heart model

Apr.17, 2015 - A 20-month-old toddler is breathing and swallowing easier thanks to a full-color 3D printed replica of his heart which was used to prepare for a lengthy procedure at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. More

Turn a Party Popper into a cool and powerful 3D printed toy cannon

Apr.17, 2015 - Just check out this very cool Party Popper Cannon by designer Chris Czech. He has effectively designed a cool little cannon that looks a bit like an eighteenth century mortar. More

Coming soon... The new Printrbot Play will be a $399 fully assembled 3D printer

Apr.17, 2015 - Brook Drumm, CEO of Printrbot has just announced their next 3D printer called Printrbot Play. The Printrbot Play will be a fully assembled FDM 3D printer. More

Father uses 3D printing to help teach his blind daughter math

Apr.17, 2015 - This story already has everything to warm your heart, but unfortunately the eldest of the three, Layla, was born blind. The girl, who is currently in the eighth grade, was facing tremendous difficulties due to her blindness. More

Nin10do: Dutch magician brings NES to 21st century using 3D printing & a Raspberry Pi

Apr.17, 2015 - Dutch part-time magician Daniel Spies has brought the eighties back to life with his Nin10do game station: a 3D printed console that uses an Arduino to play all those classes that made the NES such a revolutionary machine in its day. More

Greek OpenBionics shares update on their low cost 3D printed bionic robot hand

Apr.17, 2015 - Greek Open Bionics opened a registration form on their website for people in need of 3D printed bionic limbs, through which they could work together to help those people in need. More

Create a 3D printed arcade cabinet using a Raspberry Pi

Apr.16, 2015 - For those who grew up during the heyday of coin-operated arcade games - particularly in the 1970s and 1980s - it’s easy to get nostalgic about the “simpler days” where video games were in 8-bit and had simple objectives. More

Wake Forest researchers create 3D printed “beating” heart cell

Apr.16, 2015 - The “organoids” as they’re called, are 3D printed and beating cardiac cells which are a part of a groundbreaking research program from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center’s Institute for Regenerative Medicine... More

MakerBot’s new iPad app can now turn your drawings into 3D printable models

Apr.16, 2015 - The new Shape Maker tool from MakerBot will allow users to take their drawings and sketches and instantaneously turn them into 3D printable files - all with the ease of snapping a photo. More

Made In Space releases 'space-grade' AstroABS 3D printer filament for sale

Apr.16, 2015 - Made in Space has revealed that the exact same “space-grade” filament that was used by NASA astronaut Barry “Butch” Wilmore will be made available to the public for anybody who wants to experiment with printing... More

The FAA cleared the first 3D printed part to fly in a GE commercial jet engine

Apr.16, 2015 - While 3D printing technology has been readily adopted by aviation and aerospace industries over the past few years, both as a prototyping and manufacturing technology, it looks like it will now finally be commercially used. More

SABIC develops 3D printed economy class seat to reduce aircraft costs

Apr.16, 2015 - While several companies in the aircraft industry have already adopted 3D printing as a prototyping technology for the design of all sorts of components, aircraft passengers currently rarely come into contact with actual 3D printed parts. More

3D printed design company Xuberance wins first prize 'SaloneSatellite Award' at the Milan Design Week

Apr.16, 2015 - The ongoing Milan Design Week in Italy’s design capital is obviously a great place to see new and exciting 3D printed creations. Opened until 19 April, it’s in fact the perfect place to explore the world of design in all its aspects. More

3D printed 'Comfortably Numb' device takes the pain away from injection needles

Apr.16, 2015 - Three freshman students from Rice University in Houston, Texas, have developed a handy little device called Comfortably Numb that will numb any part of your body well enough to receive an injection without feeling pain from it. More

IR3 Industrial Revolution III 3D printer / Pick & Place assembly bot launches on Kickstarter

Apr.8, 2015 - Developed by London-based Buzz Technology Limited, this IR3 3D printer doesn’t just 3D print components, it’s also capable of picking and inserting non-printed components into the design. More

American company created and tested the first 3D printed metal gun silencer

Apr.8, 2015 - One metal part manufacturer, who has so far remained anonymous, has even used a 3D printer to produce perhaps the most complex part of a gun arsenal: the silencer. More

Japanese designer Danny Choo creates four-foot tall smart robot using 3D printing

Apr.7, 2015 - Two years ago, designer Danny Choo of Culture Japan created a 3D printed “Smart Doll” that was designed based off of the anime character Mirai Suenaga, the mascot for Culture Japan. More

MIT student beats cancer, shares his data and experience with digital models and 3D prints

Apr.7, 2015 - With the personal fascination with his condition combined with his experience and background in data management and additive manufacturing technologies, Steven Keating has leveraged the data surrounding his condition and has created digital and 3D printed models of his tumor... More

3D printed solar-powered toy airplane

Apr.7, 2015 - Quadcopters are a lot of fun to play with – but it’s also great to see designs that go in an entirely different direction, such as this cool solar powered toy airplane by Instructables user JoKu. More

Four year old boy is given a very lifelike 3D printed prosthetic ear

Apr.7, 2015 - Medical applications of 3D printing technology have been very successful in recent months, so it’s unsurprising that many experts are already predicting a very bright future for 3D printing technology in the medical industry. More

Fan builds a Lego 3D printer that ‘3D prints’ Lego bricks

Apr.7, 2015 - One Lego-crazed maker who goes by the bubbly username of ev3rything_is_aw3some has submitted something truly remarkable into a competition for turning projects into actual Lego sets. More

Ozzie the goose can walk again with the help of a 3D printed leg and webbed foot

Apr.7, 2015 - But perhaps slightly more challenging to make was the leg and webbed foot that South African waterfowl Ozzie needed. This lucky duck was in need of help after a broken leg was amputated at the joint. More

U.S. Rep. Steve Israel to reintroduce bill to ban undetectable 3D printed gun

Apr.7, 2015 - California recently passed a ‘Ghost Gun’ bill, but it remains unclear how that will be implemented. Lawmaker Steve Israel’s (D-New York) 2013 bill to prohibit the manufacturing of 3D printed guns failed to be adopted. More

Ultimaker Original+ 3D printer source files & Ultimaker heated bed upgrade files now available online

Apr.7, 2015 - Keeping true to its commitment to open hardware, the company has finally been able to launch the Ultimaker Original+ and Ultimaker heated bed upgrade files today. More

Build a 3D printable multi-purpose talking robot or simple toy platform

Apr.6, 2015 - Among other recent projects that utilize a computer or other microcontroller to bring a 3D print to life is the Multi-Purpose Talking Robot Platform that was recently shared by Instructables user ‘hobbyman’. More

Solderdoodle launches new Kickstarter campaign for cordless 3D print finishing tool

Apr.6, 2015 - Now, a new option for finishing 3D prints has also launched on Kickstarter that - similar to the Retouch3D - acts as a sort of hand router for finalizing a 3D print. More

Japanese filmmakers use 3D printing to bring 'Mayupo' female companion robot to life

Apr.6, 2015 - In “Mayupo | A Robot Dreams of Apple Trees”, a Japanese film that is currently seeking funding on Kickstarter, the concept of a robot as a female companion is what the entire movie is about - and thanks to 3D printing... More

Customize and build your own smartphone using a Raspberry Pi and 3D printing

Apr.6, 2015 - One of the more recent projects that makes use of existing 3D printing technology to create an otherwise complex product is with the tyfone: a DIY smartphone that anyone can make. More

3D Systems China launches with acquisition of 3D printing sales & service provider Easyway Group

Apr.6, 2015 - 3D Systems announced today that it acquired Easyway Design and Manufacture Co. in China, including its wholly owned subsidiaries comprising the Easyway Group, creating 3D Systems China. More

US Navy researcher 3D prints adjustable groove-joint pliers

Apr.6, 2015 - Instead of compromising his experiment or making due with the existing tools in his lab, John Steuben 3D printed his very own adjustable groove-joint pliers, designed precisely for the task at hand. More

Japanese artist creates awesome 3D printed transforming robot 'Stingray'

Apr.6, 2015 - This intricate transformers-like robot toy T060101 STINGRAY has been designed by Japanese artist Tomoo Yamaji, who spent years working as a civil engineer in a previous life. More

Zoomcity creates a set of 3D printed business cards that map out the Barcelona city

Apr.6, 2015 - Barcelona-based Zoomcity Barcelona, a blog about contemporary architecture, art and design in that city has decided to 3D print their business cards. And to ensure that their image as a stylish company... More

Harvest your own energy using 3D printed wind turbines and solar stirling engines

Apr.6, 2015 - Among the projects that Andreas Haeuser has been focusing on are energy-harvesting 3D printed wind turbines and 3D printed solar stirling engines, which are the result of two years of development, multiple prototypes... More

Maker creates modern 3D printed vertical seder plate for celebrating Passover

Apr.5, 2015 - The Jewish holiday celebrating the Israelites’ freedom from Egypt known as Passover began in the evening of Friday, April 3 around the world and will last for a total of eight days. More

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