Plan B is an open source, DIY powder-based 3D printer

Aug.21, 2014 - Dutch engineer Yvo de Haas has recently come up with Plan B, an open source, inkjet-based 3D printer using standard 3D printer parts and electronics, off the shelf inkjet components, 3D printed parts. More

Fully-automated open source Farmbot 3D printer aims to revolutionize the farming industry

Aug.20, 2014 - California-based engineer Rory Landon Aronson is working on solution to do just that. His solution: Farmbot, a farming machine made from a 3D printer. More

MakerBot teams up with Fraemes to launch new app for 3D printed iPhone cases

Aug.20, 2014 - MakerBot announced Wednesday that it has added a new MakerBot-Ready App, Fraemes to its developer program. Fraemes is an interchangeable and personalizable iPhone case that is ready to print on your MakerBot Replicator 3D printer. More

Customuse offering affordable custom made 3d printed electric guitars for £1500

Aug.20, 2014 - Need an awesome customized e-guitar? London-based company Customuse plans to launch a platform for everyday electric guitar players to build custom 3D printed guitars to their exact specifications. More

Opel uses 40 assembly tools from 3D printer in production of ADAM ROCKS

Aug.20, 2014 - At Opel, assembly tools produced by a 3D printer are an increasingly important part of the production process. Automakers and suppliers like high quality tools because they make many assembly operations errorless. More

Aerojet Rocketdyne awarded defense contract for large scale 3D printing

Aug.20, 2014 - Aerojet Rocketdyne announced on August 18, 2014 that the company was recently awarded a contract by Wright-Patterson Air Force Base through the Defense Production Act Title III Office. More

New DOE program prepares veterans to get top jobs by training for career in 3D printing

Aug.20, 2014 - While 26-year-old wounded veteran Joseph Grabianowski has inspired Americans with his harrowing war story, someday he may be nationally known for building highly efficient exhaust systems using 3D printing. More

Portland student develops his own 3D printed prosthetic hand, hopes to help amputees around the world

Aug.19, 2014 - The revolutionary potential of 3D printing is again emphasized by Jordan Nickerson, a computer science student at Portland Community College, Oregon. Nickerson himself was born without a left hand. More

XYZ Workshop & Ultimaker launch 3D printable Fashion Suite, available for free download

Aug.19, 2014 - When leading 3D Printer manufacturer Ultimaker teams up with design studio XYZ Workshop, the result is a revolutionary 3D printable Fashion Suite. More

FDA awards first approval for customized 3D printed facial device by OPM

Aug.19, 2014 - 3D printing company Oxford Performance Materials (OPM) today announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the FDA for its 3D printed OsteoFab Patient-Specific Facial Device (OPSFD). More

A five-foot-tall, Delta 3D printer makes stunning and functional 3D printed ceramics

Aug.19, 2014 - Dutch artist Olivier van Herpt has spent the last two years working on 3D printer and 3D printing process that could make large and medium scale functional 3D printed ceramics. More

YouMagine announces Share3D, invites 3D community to contribute to Open Source License and their ToS

Aug.19, 2014 - Youmagine, a 3D printing communities where people can find, share and contribute to 3D designs, has announced the launch of Share3D: an open source license aimed at supporting its current community. More

Gartner: mainstream consumer adoption of 3D printing is more than five years away

Aug.19, 2014 - However, although consumer 3D printing is at the peak of its hype, Gartner believes that consumer adoption will be outpaced by business and medical applications that have more compelling use cases in the short term. More

A Fan’s 3D-printed Pokémon Planter faces Nintendo Copyright Claim

Aug.19, 2014 - Over the past weekend, Pokémon enthusiast and artist Claudia Ng suddenly faced Japanese giants Nintendo over the copyright of her first 3D creations. Having recently started working with a 3D printer... More

Organovo's 3D printed liver could detect the toxicity of a drug

Aug.19, 2014 - Pioneering 3D printing biology company Organovo announced that it has passed a major drug test with the company’s 3D bioprinting technology. In collaboration with a major pharmaceutical company. More

Nissan Motorsports uses 3D printing to manufacture V8 supercar parts

Aug.19, 2014 - Nissan Nismo Insider revealed that Nissan Motorsports Australia has also partnered with Melbourne-based evok3d to use 3D printing to build prototypes and manufacture parts for their V8 supercars. More

GE reveals breakthrough in 3D printing super light-weight metal blades for jet engine

Aug.18, 2014 - Today GE unveiled a breakthrough process for 3D printing light-weight metal blades for jet engine turbines. Developed by engineers at the Italian aerospace company Avio and Sweden’s Arcam. More

Ultrasonic 3D printing uses sound to merge layers & embed electronics in metal

Aug.18, 2014 - A new technology, called ultrasonic additive manufacturing (UAM), can help embed sensors in protective metal housings, without any damage. More

MakerBot CEO says driverless cars will propel 3D printed organs

Aug.18, 2014 - MakerBot founder Bre Pettis said that the take off of self-driving cars could lead us to more organ shortages than ever, since a major source of organ donations come from car accident victims. More

Threeding adds 3D Preview & 3D Printability Check to their 3D printing marketplace

Aug.18, 2014 - 3D printing marketplace Threeding continues to improve the platform's functionality with new features. Today the company introduces two new features: 3D preview and an online 3D printability check. More

Chinese surgeon performs first 3D printed vertebra surgery for 12-year-old boy

Aug.18, 2014 - Surgeons in China have performed the world's first vertebra replacement surgery using customized vertebra created with a 3D printer. 12-year-old Minghao cracked one vertebra in his neck following his fall from football play. More

Hasbro begins selling fan-made 3D printed Transformers, Dragonvale, Monopoly, Scrabble next week

Aug.17, 2014 - Hasbro's partnership with Shapeways was a huge success, and now both companies were ready to add more 3D printed products to be featured on the site, including Habro brands Transformers, Monopoly etc. More

Candy confectionery-focused food 3D printer set to launch on Kickstarter on August 20

Aug.17, 2014 - London-based startup 3D Ventures wants to revolutionize the food 3D printing industry by developing an affordable premium product. The result is a confectionery-focused food 3D printer, Candy. More

Verbatim enters 3D printing filament market

Aug.17, 2014 - Data storage giant Verbatim revealed its foray into 3D printing filament materials, a market with explosive potential that’s estimated to reach a value of $669 million by 2014, according to Gartner. More

MakerBot and NASA announce Thingiverse Mars Base Challenge winners

Aug.16, 2014 - MakerBot and JPL teamed up to challenge the 3D printing and design community to come up with designs for a Thingiverse Mars Base that could theoretically support human life on the Red Planet. More

Rock band Linkin Park lets fans become 'mini 3D figures' on 'Carnivores' tour

Aug.16, 2014 - Linkin Park has partnered Staramba to bring fans closer to their idols than ever before: the band has announced that they will offer fans a line of 3D printed figures of each band member. More

Burloak to open Canada’s first full production 3D printing centre

Aug.15, 2014 - In five years Canada will have its first full production additive manufacturing and advanced manufacturing centre. Dundas based Burloak Engineered Solutions Inc. announced that it is in the process... More

TeVido BioDevices develops 3D bioprinted skin grafts for breast reconstruction

Aug.15, 2014 - Austin-based TeVido BioDevices is working to develop patent-pending technology, Cellatier to use 3D printers to reconstruct and print breast tissue specifically for breast cancer survivors. More

After an emergency landing without landing gear, U.S. Navy repairs Harrier using 3D printing

Aug.15, 2014 - Officers at Fleet Readiness Center East (FRCE) announced on August 13th that technicians aboard the Bataan and artisans are using 3D printing to repair aircraft and quickly return them to the fleet. More

Create free energy with AirEnergy3D, a 3D printed, upgradable wind turbine

Aug.15, 2014 - Polish company Omni3D has recently launched AirEnergy3D project, a mobile, 3D printed foldable wind turbine that can generate and store 300W of power. More

Meet designer James Novak and his stunning 3D printed bike frame

Aug.14, 2014 - This week an Australia-based industrial designer has brought an awesome project to the world: a redesigned, custom-fit, 3D printed bike frame that you have never seen before: beautiful mesh texture, light weight.. More

First 3D printed petition is a life-size elephant to be created using 5 Ultimaker 3D printers

Aug.14, 2014 - August 12 was the World Elephant Day. In order to raise the awareness to the people the suffering of the elephants, WAP is calling all Dutch not to ride an elephant again. More

3D Systems announces filament manufacturing facility in Ohio & 200000 sq ft expansion in South Carolina

Aug.14, 2014 - US-based 3D printing company 3D Systems announced today that it has opened a new 30,500 square-foot facility in Barberton, Ohio to expand its manufacturing capacity for 3D printer filament. More

Shapeways rolling out full color plastic material for 3D printing

Aug.14, 2014 - 3D printing services company Shapeways announced that it will begin to offer 3D printing in full color plastic material. In the past, when a designer wanted to print their design in multiple colors... More

Lewihe, fastest 3D printer printing FilaFlex, hits Indiegogo starting at $499

Aug.14, 2014 - On Friday Spanish company Lewihe has launched an indiegogo campaign for their new 3D printer that allows you to print with Filaflex and other materials in high speed and accuracy. More

Order Infinity Blade custom 3D printed figurines directly from the game

Aug.14, 2014 - You'll now be able to create and customize 3D printed statues of your in-game characters from the popular Infinity Blade RPG series. Debuting in 2010, Infinity Blade is one of the most popular apps. More

First affordable SLS 3D printers, Ice1 & Ice9, to launch on Kickstarter next Monday

Aug.13, 2014 - "Selective Laser Sintering" is one of the oldest 3D printing technology around. It uses laser as the power source to sinter powdered material to create a solid structure. Unlike some other additive manufacturing processes. More

MIT’s Fab By Example lets you quickly create, 3D print thousands of complicated designs

Aug.13, 2014 - 3D printing could one day help democratize manufacturing, but it is still a long way to go before consumers really understand how the technology works and what they can benefit from it. More

Build your own watermelon keg with 3D printed dispenser

Aug.13, 2014 - Are you looking for a fun project for this summer? Check out this cool 3D printed watermelon dispenser. Household Hacker asked people at Robo3D, a desktop 3D printer maker, to built a sweet tap. More

Quack-Quack the duck gets his 3D printed leg brace and the chance to walk again

Aug.13, 2014 - Quack-Quack is a duck attacked by dogs on campus at NTU, Taiwan. It went through surgery at the National Taiwan University Veterinary Hospital (NTUVH) and the vets have fixed his broken top front part of its left foot. More

Autodesk offers free 3D design software for ANZ schools

Aug.13, 2014 - Autodesk is offering schools and universities in Australia and New Zealand free access to its suite of design software and creativity apps, in an education program that it claims is valued at more than AU$25 million. More

Airwolf 3D launches AW3D HDL 3D Printer for $2,295

Aug.12, 2014 - Airwolf 3D today announced it has added an entry-level 3D printer, the AW3D HDL to its line of high-performance 3D desktop printers. The HDL features a build envelope of 1,100 cubic inches. More

Disney can turn almost any 3D-printed object into a spinning top

Aug.12, 2014 - Researchers at Disney Research Zurich and ETH Zurich have found a way to improve it: they have come up with an algorithm that turns a 3D model of almost any shape into a perfectly-balanced spinning top. More

Adorable 'TurboRoo' Chihuahua walks thanks to a 3D printed wheelchair

Aug.12, 2014 - TurboRoo, a tiny Chihuahua who was born without his front legs is getting help from people all over the world. TurboRoo was only 4 weeks old when he wa brought into a vet clinic in Indianapolis, Indiana. More

NASA engineer is builidng first 3D printed space cameras

Aug.12, 2014 - NASA is creating the first fully functional space telescope made entirely from 3D printed parts. Budinoff is building a fully functional, 50-millimeter (2-inch) camera. More

UP Mini Desktop 3D Printer for sale at half-price

Aug.12, 2014 - Chinese 3D printer manufacturer Tiertime (PP3DP) is currently running a special deal in which you can buy a UP Mini Desktop 3D Printer for US$599.99 & free shipping. More

Disney researchers found a way to 3D print figurines with the most realistic hair

Aug.11, 2014 - By scanning the individual’s face with a depth camera or other sensor, we can create a 3D model of the facial features which can then be applied to a figure that is produced on a 3D printer. More

Blacksmith Genesis set to launch tomorrow, $1200 for early backers

Aug.11, 2014 - Singapore based 3D printer manufacturer Blacksmith Group is set to launch its all-in-one machine, Blacksmith Genesis, on August 12, 2014. More

3D Hubs’ August trends features new 3D Printer Quality chart

Aug.11, 2014 - 3D Hubs' August report in August lists 15 printers that rate the highest print quality. Two professional printer, the Projet 660 and Zcorp printer from 3D Systems... More

Normal opens first 3D printed earbud shop in NY

Aug.11, 2014 - Last weekend, on Saturday, Normal has opened a retail store in Manhattan where consumers will be able to come in person to have their ears photographed, making the process more interactive. More

Tytan 3D unveiled details of its Delta Ceramic 3D printer

Aug.11, 2014 - This week, after 5 months of development, the team has for the first time unveiled the result of their work: the full specification of its Delta Ceramic 3D printer. More

Adafruit shows you how to make your own 3D-printed virtual reality goggles

Aug.9, 2014 - Virtual reality may be one of the most important technologies in our future. In virtual reality, one can navigate around, interact in the environment that mimics our everyday one. More

Yobi3D is Google for all 3D printable models

Aug.9, 2014 - Anyone who works with digital animation and 3D arts knows it is a time consuming process to find the right ready-made 3D models online. A large number of websites are offering many free 3D models. More

U.S. Army to 3D print synthetic skulls to create new 'brain' defenses against blast waves

Aug.8, 2014 - Army Research Laboratory scientists are using different approaches to study the impact of shock waves inside, on and outside of the skull, and one of them is 3D printing. More

GE Engineer 3D prints a DIY bionic hand to help a boy he met in hospital

Aug.8, 2014 - Recognizing a need for affordable bionics, GE Engineer & Technologist Lyman Connor was inspired to use his expertise and the tools at his disposal to reinvent the bionic hand. More