3D Printed Evidence creates accurate 3D models to help solve crimes

Feb.1, 2015 - Florida-based company 3D Printed Evidence is bringing 3D printing technology into the courtroom to help law practitioners solve complex cases, from car accidents to medical malpractice. More

3D printed modular thumbstick extentions help disabled play Xbox

Jan.31, 2015 - Caleb Kraft, one of the community editors at MAKE, is on a mission help gamers who are disabled regain control of their, well, controllers, by 3D printing modular, customizable bits that fit onto Xboxes and other game systems. More

Joyfit 3D printed custom bra could be the future of lingerie

Jan.31, 2015 - And all those millions of women stand to benefit from a brand-new business venture called Joyfit. This group seeks to launch an online service where women can order custom-made brass made specifically for them using 3D printing. More

Moment Case turns your iPhone into an even better camera, thanks to 3D printing

Jan.30, 2015 - A recent example of how 3D printing was used to develop a product design can be seen in a new Kickstarter campaign from Moment, makers of the Moment Case. More

Lilian van Daal's 'soft' 3D printed Biomimicry chair inspired by cell structures

Jan.30, 2015 - One such designer who has used 3D printing to realize their vision of a product design is Lilian van Daal, whose Biomimicry chair was produced using 3D printing. More

Unborn babies come to life through new full-color ultrasound 3D printing service

Jan.30, 2015 - Estonia-based Wolfprint 3D has started bringing full-color 3D printed models of fetuses to life for expecting parents that want to hold or monitor the growth of their yet-to-be born child. More

Youth for Technology spearheading 3D printing program for African girls

Jan.30, 2015 - Among other organizations that is taking advantage of the appeal of 3D printing for STEM-related purposes is Youth for Technology, a non-profit foundation that partners with low-income communities... More

The beloved Pancake Bot to reach mass market in third iteration

Jan.30, 2015 - Now, five years after PancakeBot first went viral online, Valenzuela finally plans to bring his invention to market—perhaps he felt a sense of sweet validation from CES this year when the CocoJet 3D printer stole the show. More

Build your own portable Raspberry Pi with 3D printed case

Jan.30, 2015 - Over at electronics shop Adafruit, Ruiz Brothers have posted a very accessible and easy to follow guide showing you how to build your own portable Raspberry Pi using the model A+, PiTFT 3.5" display... More

Spectrom to bring full-color 3D printing to a desktop near you

Jan.30, 2015 - Spectrom's new product, described as a 'virtual paintbrush,' will be capable of producing full color 3D prints through a dye-based process with a single polymer feedstock—basically. More

LaserCUSION 3D printing brings costs down and quality up for dental industry

Jan.30, 2015 - One example of a company that has been focusing on manufacturing custom dental solutions is Spain-based Fresdental, whose focus is on working with dentists to create and manufacture implants, bridges and crowns for dental patients. More

SPATA tools put a tangible spin on digital 3D design

Jan.30, 2015 - Lancaster University researchers Christian Weichel and his colleagues have put a new twist on conventional measurement tools for digital modeling and fabrication. More

Learn how an engine works by 3D printing a working Toyota 4 Cylinder Engine 22RE

Jan.29, 2015 - Recently, a Thingiverse user by the name of 'ericthepoolboy' recently uploaded and shared his build progress on a 22RE Toyota engine that he has reverse engineered and rebuilt using the 3D modeling program SolidWorks. More

Here is the awesome steampunk-inspired 3D printer you've always wanted

Jan.29, 2015 - For professional watchmaker and spreadsheet geek John Davis - who is currently just learning the "ins and outs of 3d printing" - creating an exposed gear and vintage time traveler-inspired 3D printer came naturally. More

Singleton the Robot from 'Grey Goo' is brought to life in full-size thanks to 3D printing

Jan.29, 2015 - To help celebrate the recently-released Sci-Fi video game Grey Goo, artists at Gentle Giant Studios worked with Grey Goo game developers Grey Box to create one of the games characters; a seven-foot tall robot by the name of Singleton. More

Full Spectrum Laser debuts two new Phoenix Touch 3D printers

Jan.29, 2015 - Full Spectrum Laser, the 3D printing company based in Las Vegas, Nev., today unveiled two new, high-resolution, digital light 3D resin printers designed for jewelry and dental markets. More

Graphene 3D Lab ready for conductive graphene filament production

Jan.29, 2015 - Graphene 3D Lab announced today that it has received and successfully assembled an industrial scale thermoplastic extruder line for the production of conductive graphene filament. More

LETU student 3D prints 3-foot long replica of Atlantic Mercy, world's upcoming largest hospital ship

Jan.29, 2015 - On Wednesday, January 28th, LeTourneau University engineering student Hans Nelson presented an extremely detailed, 3-foot long 3D printed model of the Atlantic Mercy, a soon-to-be-constructed private hospital ship... More

Free voxel modelling software Monolith is perfect for multi-material 3D printing

Jan.29, 2015 - Monolith is a volume modelling software, a type of hybrid of 3D CAD software and a regular 3D image editing program, that focusses on voxel manipulation. For the uninitiated, a voxel is basically a 3D pixel. More

Andrey Rudenko plans to 3D print a full sized fantasy-style concrete village

Jan.29, 2015 - Andrey Rudenko is starting a new main project entitled 'fantasy-style 3D concrete print village'. As the name suggests, he is planning on 3D printing a whole village of intricately designed, architecturally innovating structures. More

Designer creates Innervision super strong 3D printed bike concept using space frames

Jan.29, 2015 - One example of a large-scale product that has been produced using 3D printing versus traditional manufacturing methods is with industrial designer Matt Clark's 3D printed (and fully-rideable) Innervision IV-1 bicycle. More

Cosplayer creates highly-complex 3D printed Iron Man Hulkbuster suit

Jan.29, 2015 - Among those who create these cosplay costumes is James Bruton, a sci-fi and superhero fan who uses his Lulzbot TAZ dual-extruder 3D printer to create some very complex costumes ranging from an Iron Man suit... More

After four months, Made in Space completes first round of interstellar 3D printing tests

Jan.28, 2015 - The Silicon Valley 3D printing startup successfully designed and engineered a 3D printer that was installed on the International Space Station last year and just recently finished printing their initial test round of objects. More

Stratasys scores a touchdown with multi-material 3D printed football

Jan.28, 2015 - Stratasys announced that as a part of their #3DPrintedSports marketing campaign for showing off the capabilities of their 3D printers, they have successfully 3D printed what they believe might be the World's First 3D Printed Football. More

Inflatable stickies turn everyday objects into robots

Jan.28, 2015 - Ryuma Niiyama from University of Tokyo and his colleagues at MIT have developed a way for the layperson or child to become a rudimentary robotics engineer. Free-form planar soft actuators, or "sticky actuators"... More

Filament wizard Kai Parthy unveils his new MOLDLAY wax 3D printing filament

Jan.28, 2015 - MOLDLAY is a type of plastic with distinct wax-like properties. Specifically, it becomes totally liquid (with a water-like viscosity) when heated up to about 270 degrees Celsius thanks to some specially chosen types of oily paraffin. More

Swiss teacher 3D prints a 1.9 meter tall, 100-piece replica of the Eiffel Tower

Jan.28, 2015 - This 3D printed 1.9 meter tall replica of the famous Eiffel Tower has been a private project by Swiss teacher Gregor Luetolf from Bern for most of 2014, taking him more than 1600 hours to complete. More

Shining EinScan-S portable 3D scanner to launch on Kickstarter end of this week

Jan.28, 2015 - Developed by Chinese 3D printer and scanner manufacturers SHINING 3D, Shining EinScan-S 3D scanner is shaping up to be a very promising model. It is going to be a very high-quality machine as well as affordable and accessible. More

Solidscape and LSR announce faster and better rapid prototyping process

Jan.28, 2015 - Solidscape and LSR's Design Studio have developed a new mold-making process that will disrupt current prototyping methods by speeding time to market and save on machining expensive metal parts. More

Inspired amputee maker creates his own 3D printed robotic arm for just $250

Jan.28, 2015 - The motivated self-starter, founder and project manager of the Bionico Hand tragically lost his own hand during a work accident in April of 2002. Because of his active life, which includes a career heavily focused on music... More

Father and son makers create a full-sized 3D printed surfboard

Jan.28, 2015 - When it comes to projects we enjoy hearing about on a daily basis, leave it up to those that involve family bonding as among the best and most inspiring. After sitting down at breakfast one morning with his son Matej... More

3D printed social topographies of San Francisco intelligently blend art with data

Jan.28, 2015 - Recently, a user by the name of 'gkapriel' on Instructables shared a project they did that combined a study on the social fabric of San Francisco with additive manufacturing. More

Japanese 3D printing marketplace Rinkak launches new partner program for idle 3D printers

Jan.27, 2015 - Japanese company Kabuku added their platform to the growing selection and are now offering a "Rinkak 3D Printing Partner Program" with the aim of creating a large network for international 3D printing orders. More

ExtrusionBot announces EB2 3D printer filament extruder, Spooler and Cruncher

Jan.27, 2015 - ExtrusionBot's latest edition, the EB2, features a few interesting attributes that make life much easier for the budget 3D printers among us. Not only is it quicker than ever before... More

Create unique graphic icons with modular 3D printed bracelets by Ontic

Jan.27, 2015 - Milan-based jewelry company Ontic's modular, 3D printed women's cuff features customized graphic icons that are designed using interactive software and then attached to the face of the bracelet magnetically. More

Two-year-old girl survives surgery thanks to a 3D printed heart

Jan.27, 2015 - The two-year-old Mina Khan from the Manchester area was born with a rare condition where the wall between two of her heart chambers was punctured. The hole was located exactly between her ventricles... More

From science fiction to fact: 3D printed metamaterial bends light to make objects disappear

Jan.27, 2015 - Now, scientists are developing 3D printed technology that brings this fantastical idea one step closer to reality. In fact, according to lead researcher Hao Xin, invisibility cloaks... More

Pasadena students 3D print a rubber band-powered Cirin RC car with a top speed of 30 mph

Jan.27, 2015 - This impressive creation by three students from the Pasadena-based Art Center College of Design is a 3D printed RC car, powered by elasticity and can reach a top speed of 30 miles per hour. More

Using 3D printer & PLA filament, researchers create cartilage to repair tracheal damage

Jan.27, 2015 - Researchers at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, part of the North Shore-LIJ Health System have made a medical breakthrough using a Makerbot 3D printer to create cartilage designed for tracheal repair or replacement. More

Japanese operator KDDI launches 3D design & 3D printing service for smartphone cases

Jan.27, 2015 - Japanese mobile phone provider KDDI has just launched an easy-to-use 3D design web service called 3D PRINT LAB, where users can easily and affordably design their very own smartphone cases. These will then be 3D printed... More

Delta RepRap 3D printer plays Beethoven's Fur Elise using only motor sounds

Jan.26, 2015 - Now an online user by the name of DeltaRAP has used his Delta Rep Rap printer to elevate those sounds to the next level. By using g-code commands to convert stepper motor movements into exact tonal sounds... More

iPipet: a 3D printing/tablet solution to make pipetting more efficient than ever

Jan.26, 2015 - A team of researchers from the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research (from MIT in Cambridge, Mass.) has come up with a remarkably simple solution that requires a tablet, a 3D printed adaptor and a pair of hands. More

10 unique Valentine's gifts to warm your heart (and your 3D printer)

Jan.26, 2015 - Inspired by their challenge and list of great 3D Printed Gifts for Her, 3Ders has put together our own compilation of some of the most unique and heart-warming 3D models on the market. More

How to build an affordable mini 3D printer /CNC machine using old DVD drives

Jan.26, 2015 - Developed by a 17-year-old high school student going by the username wootin24, this guide will allow to assemble a basic three axis machine that can either be customized to become a 3D printer, a plotter or a CNC machine. More

Turn your 3D printer into a coffee-brewing robot

Jan.26, 2015 - A robotics veteran and 3D printing enthusiast, he has combined his knowledge, skills and love for coffee into a truly remarkable creation: the DeBrew, a coffee brewing and pouring robot made from a delta 3D printer. More

Engineering students create a fleet of 3D printed rockets for 'Space Cup'

Jan.26, 2015 - More recently, José Miraglia, an aerospace engineer and professor at Brazil's FIAP school, has designed a competition to introduce his students to the world of 3D printing. More

3D printed radioactive tritium flashlight, bottle openers and jewelry glow in the dark

Jan.26, 2015 - All of these beautiful 3D printed creations have been designed by an unnamed hobbyist from Athens, Greece. As he explains about himself, he seeks to 'create functional, innovative and unique objects and artifacts.' More

Keep track of your printing madness by adding a filament counter to your 3D printer

Jan.25, 2015 - Have you ever noticed how quickly you can burn through those filament roles? Well, now Thingiverse user Kyle Gagnon presents us with a solution to find out once and for all how much plastic you use: a 3D printable filament counter. More

3D print an Articulated Warhammer 40k Power Fist

Jan.25, 2015 - For his Warhammer 40k Space Marine Costume, which was his second costume build, Sterley decided to use both foam and 3D printing to bring his larger-than-life costume to reality. More

Malaysian girl born without a right hand gets two 3D printed prosthetics

Jan.25, 2015 - Ainaa was tragically born without a right hand, but has been able to live a relatively carefree live despite it. But thanks to 3D printing and social media, she will now be able to hold things with both hands. More

Bubbles the two legged weiner dog walks again thanks to 3D printed wheelchair

Jan.25, 2015 - After weeks of bottle feeding and researching, Byers and Smoak decided that once the puppy, who they named Bubbles, was big enough, they would get her a 3D printed wheelchair. More

Flexy-hand 2 - Filaflex Remix: a realistic-looking prosthetic hand 3D printed by Gyrobot

Jan.24, 2015 - Now, just six months later, Steve Wood has again revolutionized the 3D printed prosthetic world with his latest design, the Flexy-hand 2 – Filaflex Remix. More

Tourdefork shares design of smart 3D printed DIY gadgets for your dinner party

Jan.24, 2015 - For the month of December 2014, TourDeFork teamed up with Italian magazine CASAfacile to showcase a collection of five laser cut acrylic rings which can be decorated with cakes, fruit, sweets or any other delicious edibles. More

Natural News launches 3D print farm to produce food self-reliance inventions

Jan.23, 2015 - Natural News, a natural health and self-reliance website based outside of Austin, Texas, has announced today that they will have a 3D printer farm up and running soon in the Lone Star state in the southern USA. More

The Vanguard 3D printer aims to be a portable cement 3D printer for structures

Jan.23, 2015 - A recent example is with the Vanguard 3D printer, which was conceived of by New Zealand-based industrial designer William Nicholson during his Honours year at Massey University in Auckland. More

Chinese maker eSUN offers new bronze PLA 3D printer filament

Jan.23, 2015 - In honor of the upcoming year of the goat, Chinese filament manufacturer eSUN adds a new bronze PLA filament for 3D printers to their portfolio. PLA is a common biodegradable thermoplastic used in FDM 3D printers. More

'Build your own 3D printer' partwork magazine aims to bring 3D printing to schools across UK

Jan.23, 2015 - If you can't a afford a 3D printer right now, but can afford to put a few (British) pounds away every week, you can always try the 90-week partwork magazine released by Eaglemoss publishers in late December 2014. More

Polish company Pirx 3D releases new 3D printer Pirx One

Jan.23, 2015 - Pirx 3D, a 3D printer manufacturer from Poland has just released a new model of 3D printer. The Pirx One is a stylish machine with high-resolution prints and convenient built in features. More

RepRap Central invites makers to develop Fused Layer Manufacturing 3D printers

Jan.23, 2015 - The 2015 3D Printer Challenge is asking reprappers to create a "FLM" 3D printer, which stands for Fused Layer Manufacturing. And it is a 3D printer that 'will print a complete layer at a time'. More

Singapore Int'l 3D Printing Competitions 2015 launched with two categories: vintage toys and functional logo

Jan.23, 2015 - The Singapore's very enjoyable International 3D Printing Competitions 2015 edition will feature two entirely different categories: vintage toys and functional logo. More

This 3D printed 'Alien helmet' changes shape & color in reaction to the wearer's brainwaves

Jan.23, 2015 - Behnaz Farahi, a designer, architect at the University of Southern California (USC)created this inspiring headpiece to explore the possibilities created by bringing high-level 3D printing and the human body together. More

17-year old quits school to 3D scan and create archive of Vietnamese sculptures

Jan.23, 2015 - Recently, Nguyen Tri Quang, a 17-year old Vietnamese boy from Hanoi, quit school to dedicate all of his time to creating and publishing digital models of Vietnamese sculptures on his website, VR3D. More

GP3D launches simple and affordable 3D printer 'Root' on Kickstarter

Jan.22, 2015 - As if choosing your first 3D printer wasn't hard enough already. A brand new device, that is above all looking decent and affordable, has just been launched by the California-based company GP3D: the Root desktop 3D printer. More

New 3D printer concept 'Scotty' teleports existing 3D objects to another 3D printer

Jan.22, 2015 - Stefanie Mueller has developed what is likely to be the closest we've ever seen to a teleporting inanimate physical objects across a distance. In staying true to the Star Trek concept, she is calling her teleportation project "Scotty". More

This fully articulated Matrix 'Sentinel' model is 3D printed out of over 500 parts

Jan.22, 2015 - Now, it's possible to 3D print a beautifully realistic, fully articulated model at home thanks to Reg Taylor's downloadable design. The sentinel is assembled out of over 500 3D printed pieces. More

Microsoft's new HoloLens AR/VR computer will let you 3D print your Holograms

Jan.22, 2015 - Windows HoloLens is a Occulus Rift-type virtual reality device that will be completely integrated into Windows 10. It should be a perfect tool for 3D design and 3D printing. More

Help fund a 3D printed prosthesis for an injured Costa Rican toucan bird

Jan.22, 2015 - Although we've been hearing a lot lately about 3D printed prosthetics and orthotics for humans, our furry friends and other animals are just as likely to be in need of a custom designed prosthetic as their human counterparts. More

Add a closed loop control to your 3D printer and never worry about missed steps again

Jan.22, 2015 - But fortunately the YouMagine user Miguel Sánchez (going by Misan) has come up with an ingenious solution: a closed loop control of DC motors for your 3D printer. More

Man accused of copyright infringement after 3D scanning a Michelangelo statue

Jan.22, 2015 - More recently, Jerry Fisher, a Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA resident and 3D printing enthusiast, ran into some difficulties with a local liberal arts college after he had uploaded a 3D model of a statue... More

German Sci-Fi enthusiast designs and 3D prints working airsoft rifle

Jan.22, 2015 - A self-proclaimed true science fiction fan who goes by the online alias Alkany has designed and 3D printed his own futuristic "M-1 Enforcer" airsoft rifle using his Ultimaker 2 FDM 3D printer. More

ISG3D starts accepting multiple cryptocurrencies for 3D printer purchases

Jan.21, 2015 - Among other businesses that have faith in the digital currency however is a small 3D printing startup by the name of Impressions Samuel Guillemette 3D (ISG3D). More

Smoothie 3D creates 3D textured models from photographs for free online

Jan.21, 2015 - The Smoothie 3D app, which is 100% free and online-based, is an extremely easy-to-use modeler that utilizes existing data from a photograph that a user traces in order to separate what they want to create a 3D model... More

Why buy a new skateboard if you can just 3D print yourself a new one?

Jan.21, 2015 - That is exactly what Julian Sarokin, CEO of open-source hacking business Simple Labs has done: 3D print a skateboard. As he explained on his blog, his previous wooden mini-board was run over by a bus. More

Young doctors seek to revolutionize 3D printed prosthetics with Kickstarter campaign

Jan.21, 2015 - Tyler Mannee and Tyler Dunham of Frederick, Maryland, USA have launched a Kickstarter campaign to help spur the 3D printed prosthetic revolution in hopes that backers will help them purchase their first 3D printer. More

New RC Brick uses smartphone to control LEGOs and 3D printed brick toys

Jan.21, 2015 - More recently, Peter Varga of Bratislava, Slovakia has taken to LEGO toys to develop his own modified toy concept that he has recently launched on Kickstarter: the RC Brick. More

Ricoh Europe signs up to resell Leapfrog 3D printers

Jan.21, 2015 - Japan based global imaging and printing company Ricoh announced today Ricoh Europe has partnered with Leapfrog 3D Printers to resell the Leapfrog Creatr HS 3D printer and other models in Europe starting January 2015. More

Ancestros 3D app brings personal heritage to custom 3D printed jewelry

Jan.21, 2015 - The Ancestros 3D app, which allows users to tap into their ancestry, features a variety of pre-built templates for a user to customize per their liking. Among the models featured include jewelry and a series of accessories. More

Dad designs and 3D prints a whole Hot Wheels drag race track for his 3-year-old son

Jan.21, 2015 - Apachexmd wanted to construct something fun for this three-year-old's birthday. Being an electrician by trade and a tinkerer by heart, he decided to build a drag race timer with his 3D printer. More

Teen seeks funding for developing full mind-controlled 3D printed prosthetic arms

Jan.20, 2015 - With this iterative-design mindframe, LaChappelle continued to work on the robotic hand until gradually it became a full prosthetic arm design, and then finally, a full mind-controlled and 3D printed prosthetic... More

Consumer goods giant Unilever cuts prototype lead times by 40% with 3D printing

Jan.20, 2015 - Today Stratasys announced that consumer goods specialist, Unilever, has cut lead times for prototype parts by a staggering 40% since introducing Stratasys' PolyJet 3D printing technology into its manufacturing process. More

Italian designer develops highly detailed 3D printable cars Shelby Cobra, Fiat 500 & Ferrari F430

Jan.20, 2015 - If you're going to 3D print toys, miniatures, accessories, you might as well do it properly. That might've been going through Maurizio Casella's mind when designing his insanely detailed miniatures. More

A closer look at the Mini F1 Drivers 3D printed toy business on Shapeways

Jan.20, 2015 - While a lot of 3D printing enthusiasts use Shapeways to simply get their own 3D models printed or browse amongst other designers' creations, there are some who have taken to using the on-demand 3D printing service's storefront as... More

Hong Kong doctors use 3D printing to help treat patients with bow legs

Jan.20, 2015 - And that is exactly what makes this 3D printing innovation so promising, as it can correct bow legs without the need for lengthy hospital stays, painful treatment, and months of living with a metal pinned in your flesh. More

Bashkir tribe of Russia relies on 3D printing to preserve its culture

Jan.20, 2015 - Who've guessed that a creation tool like 3D printing technology could also be a preservation tool? Well, that's exactly what the Russian designer Bashkosha and his team are using it for. More

UberBlox all-in-one modular construction set lets you build your next 3D printer

Jan.20, 2015 - Consider it an Erector set for the 3D printing generation, the UberBlox modular construction and automation set/system allows makers the ability create complex structures and printing machines. More

Learn 'Stairway to Heaven' with a 3D printed LED guitar chord chart

Jan.20, 2015 - Aiming to solve this problem - with a little help from his 3D printer, Instructables user MushfiqM has made the process easier (and cheaper) with his Digital Chord Chart. More

Man 3D prints humanoid robot that imitates human behaviour

Jan.20, 2015 - Fabrice Noreils' project, Artbot, is to design and build a biped robot which imitates human emotional and physical behaviours. Artbot stands at 65cm tall, and each 3D printed piece was made using the Form1+ 3D printer. More

Now you can 3D print this incredible multi-limbed robot at home

Jan.20, 2015 - Andreas has been working on 3D printing a multi-limbed gripping robot arm on a rotary plate, that can be easily controlled by the user and can move in any direction. More

Engineer develops DragonFlex 3D printed medical instrument for complex operations

Jan.19, 2015 - The DragonFlex, which Jelínek developed as a part of his PhD thesis at TU Delft, is a 3d printed, steerable medical instrument for keyhole operations. Modeled after the EndoWrist, a surgical tool... More

Kenny Lee Lewis of the Steve Miller Band played "Fly Like an Eagle" on 3D printed guitar

Jan.19, 2015 - At this year's consumer electronics show in Las Vegas, 3D Systems brought in a special musical guest to highlight one their 3D printed electric guitars designed by Olaf Diegel. More

Free 3D printing utility allows any image to be converted into 3D printable lithophane

Jan.19, 2015 - 3D printing enthusiast Mark Durbin coded an entire web application that would turn his daughter's 2D drawings into 3D printable lithophane STL files in an effort to spark her interest. More

Irish engineers leading €500K European Space Agency project to develop cold spray 3D printing technique

Jan.19, 2015 - This week, the European Space Agency (ESA) has announced they are also stepping up its 3D printing activities, but in a way that could also change how we 3D print here on earth. More

Control any 3D printer with smartphones and tablets wirelessly using Sharebox3D

Jan.19, 2015 - The Sharebox3D, which is currently seeking funding on Indiegogo, is a wireless module that can attach to any 3D printer and promises users to have full of their 3D prints directly from their computer. More

German RepRap launches new 3D printing material Performance PLA

Jan.19, 2015 - With their new Performance PLA, RepRap has developed a filament for 3D printers with exceptional printing properties. Objects printed with this PLA filament look as though they've been refinished. More

PlusFab shares designs for ergonomic handles 3D printed using Formlabs' flexible resin

Jan.19, 2015 - Exploring Formlabs' latest resin Flexible, Boston-based team behind PlusFab has developed a series of great and ergonomic grips which you can download for free from their website. More

Sinopec, the fifth biggest company in the world, plans to develop 3D printing material

Jan.19, 2015 - Yesterday Sinopec, which is short for China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation, announced it will establish innovation works and a 3D printing branch. The company, which is the fifth biggest company in the world... More

Make sparks fly with your very own 3D printed Wimshurst machine

Jan.19, 2015 - Now, imagine being able to create that static energy anytime you want. Wimshurst influence machines, originally developed in the late 1800s, allow you to do just that, and Jake von Slatt has found a way to 3D print your very own. More

Exclusive: WinSun China builds world's first 3D printed villa and tallest 3D printed apartment building

Jan.18, 2015 - Today, just ten months after the initial project, the company behind these 3D printed buildings, Shanghai WinSun Decoration Design Engineering Co, made a new announcement that will take 3D printed buildings to a whole new level. More

Printr introduces The Element, a plug & play USB dongle for WiFi enabled 3D printing

Jan.18, 2015 - This weekend Printr has informed us that they will soon be launching an intuitive plug & play USB dongle, called the Element, which is designed to bring a productive and painless 3D printing experience to consumers. More

Did your key break off? Just 3D print yourself a new one!

Jan.18, 2015 - The creative duo behind the Smith¦Allen studio has been working on a 3D printed solution for this exact problem, so you'll (theoretically) never have to worry about breaking a key again. More

Man 3D prints working model based on Porsche engine

Jan.17, 2015 - The freelance designer and formally trained mechanical engineer has applied his passion and skills to create an impressive, 3D printed kinetic structure which he calls The Flat Six. More

Experts use 3D scanning and 3D printing to recreate Hedd Wyn's famous 'black chair'

Jan.17, 2015 - It comes with little surprise that among those who have taken to adopting 3D printing into their arsenal of tools include those whose jobs and passions lie in both discovering and preserving historical artifacts. More

3D print and build your own Robotic Beetle with functional clamps

Jan.16, 2015 - Now you can print out parts and assemble your own Escarabajo robot, Spanish for beetle, with the help of Navarra, Spain based BQ Labs. They provide a user-friendly kit with all the servo motors... More

Tanzania building Fablabs using 3D printers made from local e-waste, with aid from Finland

Jan.16, 2015 - Aiming to help repurpose this waste into something beneficial for the local tech and maker community, Finland and Tanzania are currently in the process of setting up an infrastructure for developing 3D printers out of tons of e-waste. More

The KappaKit contains your desktop 3D printer fumes while protecting printer from damage

Jan.16, 2015 - After having had enough of the harmful fumes released by his desktop 3D printer, Mario Soranno set out to design his own solution for containing the noxious and invisible side effect of 3D printers. More

Students build 3D printing robot capable of building architectural structures

Jan.16, 2015 - Among other projects that have explored the possibility of combining the powers of additive manufacturing with robots is Swarmscapers, which was a two-month long research undertaking led in the Creative Architecture Machines studio. More

Stratasys' new Objet Eden260VS Dental Advantage 3D printer adds a soluble support option

Jan.16, 2015 - Stratasys announces today the Objet Eden260VS Dental Advantage 3D Printer designed for mid-size dental labs and mid-to-large-sized orthodontic labs. More

Free Ringz app makes it easy to design your own 3D printable rings

Jan.16, 2015 - Ringz – the 3D ring designer does exactly what it says on the tin. While not exactly perfect to make a wedding ring with (it has to be 3D printed, after all), it will very easily allow you to design rings... More

Japan researchers develop bio 3D printer to print bones, joints and human skin

Jan.16, 2015 - Japanese scientists have announced that they are well on their way with the development of a 'next-generation bio 3D printer' that can produce biomaterials through layers of stem cells, proteins and collagen-like synthetic materials. More

New Zealand designer develops 3D printed skin and anatomy for medical training

Jan.16, 2015 - It's no secret that 3D printing has a lot of potential in the medical field. In recent weeks we've reported on a number studies looking to develop bio-printed skin tissue, organs, you name it. More

Going supersonic with Steve Jurveston's 3D printed rockets

Jan.16, 2015 - As more interest surrounds various efforts in space exploration ranging from the recent Rosetta Comet Landing to SpaceX's attempt to launch a rocket into space and have it return to a barge off the coast of Southern California... More

First 3D printed guitar in Holland auctioned off for charity

Jan.16, 2015 - It might have been inconceivable just a few years ago, but 3D printed instruments like guitars are slowly but certainly becoming more commonplace. While not as affordable as conventionally produced guitars... More

Create a 3D printed portable retro video game controller with Raspberry Pi

Jan.15, 2015 - Among other projects that tap into the RetroPie platform is a new 3D printed handheld gaming console that was developed by the fun folks over at Adafruit Industries, the Super Game Pi. More

Doctors use 3D printing to aid successful open-heart surgery on four-year old

Jan.15, 2015 - Born with a heart condition that resulted in her having two open heart surgeries before the time she was even four years old, Adaenelie Gonzalez recently underwent her third heart surgery last week. More

3D printed Cat Chariot is the most stylish way for Barbie to travel

Jan.15, 2015 - Thanks to the support that he received from the Faire Play campaign, Rodda is back for Kickstarter project number 2 in the form of another Barbie-inspired 3D printed toy...however this one brings the family cat in on the fun. More

Ultimaker 2 rated as 'Most Wanted' 3D printer in 3D Hubs' Jan 2015 trend report

Jan.15, 2015 - 3D Hubs has rolled up their sleeves and used data from their community of over 10,000 printers in over 120 countries and thousands of 3D printing orders each month to formulate their January 2015 3D Printing Trend Report. More

Studio Under's new extruder design could 3D print plastic granulate AND natural resin Shellac

Jan.15, 2015 - Studio Under is already back with another innovation now, one that could change the desktop 3D printing process as we know it (and even its costs): a custom extruder that 3D prints granulate plastic. More

FABMOB raising funds on Kickstarter to 3D print the atmosphere

Jan.15, 2015 - The architects, who also teach architecture at schools in Paris and abroad, have been busy over the past year developing FABMOBs|ATMOStag, a media and content creation company for digital fabrication. More

3D printed robot helps hospitalized children visit the zoo

Jan.15, 2015 - Dutch/British Wevolver has recently began work on an even more ambitious project that will give hospitalized children something I never thought would be possible wit ha 3D printer: a trip to the zoo. More

Dying Light releases free 3D-printable zombie bikini figurine

Jan.15, 2015 - With the release of zombie survival game Dying Light just two weeks away, developer Techland has unveiled a special gift for fans. The company has released 3D printable files for a figurine of one of the zombies. More

Seus Corp finds success with 3D printing, mass-produces Minecraft figurines using Makerbot

Jan.15, 2015 - Seus Corp, a Las Vegas based app developer, found itself in a very common position for companies wanting to make the leap from digital to physical manufacturing: 3D printing. More

Biochemists use 3D printing and DNA-coated nanoparticles for tissue engineering

Jan.15, 2015 - Recently, a team of biology researchers have discovered that the strands of DNA molecules are capable of acting as a glue to hold together 3D printed materials that might someday be used to grow tissues and organs in a lab environment. More

French helicopter manufacturer Turbomeca begins 3D printing flight-ready helicopter parts

Jan.15, 2015 - This week, it was announced that helicopter engine manufacturer Turbomeca has also started production of helicopter components using 3D printing methods at their manufacturing facility in Bordes, France. More

Japan to invest $21 million in developing 3D printed human organs

Jan.15, 2015 - Could 3D printable human organ transplants become a reality in the coming years? Reports are surfacing that the Japanese government will also begin heavily investing in this very human branch of 3D bio printing technology. More

Artist uses digital fabrication to aid in fabricating massive bronze sculptures

Jan.14, 2015 - When it comes to creating large-scale 3D objects, ask any artist, designer, architect or engineer what tool helped in aiding their success and you're likely to hear "models" - or more recently - "3D printing". More

Mathematical precision meets natural beauty in 3D printed sculptures

Jan.14, 2015 - Pier 9 Artist-in-Residence John Edmark has created stunning Fibonacci Zoetrope sculptures using nature's very own 'golden angle' and a 3D printer. The above video shows a series of solid 3D printed sculptures... More

Winners of Makerbot Ghostly Vinyl 3D printing challenge announced

Jan.14, 2015 - The dust has settled, and the results are in. Out of hundreds of entries for the 2014 Makerbot Ghostly Vinyl Challenge, a winner has been selected: Oana Jones from New Zealand, for her entry the Hand Cranked Vinyl Player. More

This 3d printed vase is actually a fully-functional vacuum cleaner

Jan.14, 2015 - More recently however, Hans Fouche and his colleagues including Kobus Van der Walt from South African makerspace House4Hack have done something similar by repurposing an old and broken Hoover vacuum cleaner. More

The $199 Cobblebot Little Monster is a wallet-friendly desktop 3D printer

Jan.14, 2015 - Jeremiah Clifft, who aims to design and build high performance and low cost 3D printers, wanted to "redefine expectation with the first low-cost large build area consumer 3D printer" when he launched the original Cobblebot 3D printer. More

Patient 3D prints his own kidney to aid his doctors in operating on him

Jan.14, 2015 - John Cousins, a Southampton, UK 3D print specialist who also just happens to be the managing director at 3D printer consulting and retail company isodo3D, 3D printed his own internal organ to help his doctors during a surgical procedure. More

French students create fully-functional and open source scientific calculator

Jan.14, 2015 - Aiming to help solve the problem of having to purchase a scientific calculator for mathematics classes, Piere Parent and Ael Gain have developed a scientific calculators using 3D printing. More

LAYWOO-D3 Inventor Kai Parthy unveils BENDLAY flex 3D printing filament

Jan.14, 2015 - In the coming weeks German inventor and filament specialist Kai Parthy will be releasing another exciting filament that will grant you another series of 3D printing applications: BENDLAY flex. More

Add an operation system directly to your 3D printer with Photon Elephant's new kit

Jan.14, 2015 - A new software solution has just launched on Kickstarter that could make building and operating and advanced 3D printer easier than ever: the Photon Elephant operating system package. More

Bollywood King Shah Rukh Khan honored with a life size 3D print in his signature pose

Jan.14, 2015 - As a special gift to celebrate Shah Rukh Khan's 1995 film Karan Arjun's 20th birthday, Redchillies VFX, and Autodesk India came together to create a life size 3D printed model in his signature romantic pose. More

Autodesk releases updated 123D Sculpt+ free mobile 3D modeling app

Jan.13, 2015 - Today, Autodesk announced that they have released an update to their popular 123D Sculpt app in the form of 123D Sculpt+. The update, which is available today for both iOS and Android devices, is free. More

Fashion stylist teaches himself 3D printing in one year to create 3D printed dress design

Jan.13, 2015 - London-based fashion stylist and creative director Jiv D has been actively working on his own 3D printed wearable concepts that he has figure out how to complete with just a single year of 3D printing experience. More

Israeli engineer builds bio-inspired 3D printed hexapod robots Billy and Charlie

Jan.13, 2015 - Among others who have been finding success with combining 3D printing with microcontrollers is Jonathan Spitz, a Mechanical Engineer who is currently seeking a PhD at the Technion Institute of Technology in Israel. More

Design Lab Workshop merges 3D printing with solar energy for glowing architecture

Jan.13, 2015 - Among those who are pushing the boundaries of what's possible with 3D printing and architecture are Design Lab Workshop's Brian Peters and Daphne Firos. The design duo, who both share a background in architecture... More

Wisconsin graduate student develops 3D printed music scores for the blind

Jan.13, 2015 - Mechanical engineering graduate student William Aquite, from the University of Wisconsin, has utilized 3D printing to serve a far more noble musical purpose: to give it to the blind. More

A simple technique for how to plate your 3D prints in copper or silver

Jan.13, 2015 - Fortunately, we have come across a surprisingly simple and relatively inexpensive technique to plate your plastic creations in silver or copper. More

7-year old receives 3D printed Stormtrooper prosthetic arm at Star Wars birthday party

Jan.13, 2015 - While many adults probably remember some of their childhood birthday parties quite fondly, perhaps there are few that will remember theirs as much as 7-year old Liam Porter of Augusta, Georgia, USA. More

Local Motors 3D prints a working car live at Detroit Auto Show, to open 2 mini-factories this year

Jan.13, 2015 - The 3D printed car Strati is fully capable of being driven within a week's time, and that Local Motors is going to open two micro-factories to commercially produce these vehicles in 2015. More

SHINING 3D launches new and affordable high-resolution desktop 3D scanner

Jan.13, 2015 - Unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2015) in Las Vegas last week, the EinScan-S desktop 3D scanner from SHINING 3D aims to offer the highest quality 3D scanning technology in an affordable and easy-to-use package. More

Noztek UK launches new PCB-controlled 3D printing filament extruder 'Noztek Touch'

Jan.13, 2015 - Among those who bridge the two seamlessly are the creative minds over at UK-based Noztek, a 3D printing filament extruder company that aims to make producing your own filament from bulk pellets as easy and pain-free as possible. More

Toyze hits a milestone: over 1 million 3D models has been created by gamers

Jan.12, 2015 - Toyze (pronounced toy-zee), the first "app store" for 3D printed customizable game characters announced today that over 1 million 3D printable characters have been created by its gamer community. More

Build perfect-fit earbuds in under an hour with new 3D scanning technology & 3D printer

Jan.12, 2015 - More recently, audio equipment manufacturer Harman teamed up with ear scanning company United Sciences last week at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2015) in Las Vegas to offer a new 3D scanning service for custom headphone designs. More

New startup uses 3D printing to manufacture Bitcoin point-of-sale terminals

Jan.12, 2015 - The Bitcoin terminal, which is a 3D printed point-of-sale machine similar to existing credit card readers, was developed in part because a large majority of European merchants require cash due to high credit card transaction fees. More

15-year old TED speaker set to release 10x faster modular 3D printer later this year

Jan.12, 2015 - 15-year old inventor and entrepreneur Thomas Saurez has already developed a portfolio of apps and is set to release his first 3D printer design later this year. More

Olympus launches open camera platform so hackers can 3D print their own lens camera parts

Jan.12, 2015 - We are therefore happy to report that the Olympus Open Camera platform has been launched in Japan, that's putting another marvel of modern technology into the hands of the maker. More

Impressive double helix Christmas tree built using 3D printing and Dyson parts

Jan.12, 2015 - And in that respect, the engineering team from vacuum cleaner giant Dyson certainly don't disappoint with their 12 feet tall helix Christmas tree. More

Sandvik, world's top maker of metal cutting tools, opens 3D printing center

Jan.12, 2015 - And now another major company in the metal industry is adopting 3D printing: Sanvik. They have just opened a brand-new 3D printing research and development center in Sandviken. More

The open source Knitic knitting machine - MakerBeam, Arduino and 3D printing

Jan.12, 2015 - However, a brand-new machine is currently on display at the Etopia Center for Arts & Technology in Zaragoza, Spain, that could change the role of 3D printing in the clothing industry: the Knitic. More

Rolex Submariner watch 3D printed at three times its original size

Jan.12, 2015 - Franc Falco definitely fits into that last category of creative thinkers. He recently designed and produced a Rolex Submariner watch using an Ultimaker 2 3D printer. The watch is almost an exact replica of the classic Rolex design. More

Man solves world's largest and hardest 3D printed Rubiks' Cube in 7 hours

Jan.12, 2015 - The mighty, 3D printed puzzle boasts 17 tiles on each side, and is said to have over 66.9 quinquagintatrecentillion possible ways of being scrambled (that's 6.69 * 10^1054—a figure with over a thousand zeroes. More

3D printed marble machine delivers complex design in a simple package

Jan.11, 2015 - Tulio Laanen, a first year student at the Fontys School of Fine and Performing Arts in the Netherlands, has 3D printed a flawless marble machine that is sure to make you stop and admire the machinery. More

3D print the ultimate semi-automatic rubber band gun

Jan.11, 2015 - Among other electrical and mechanical engineering projects he's explored, Gavilan Steinman has also created a semi-automatic rubber band gun design assembly using six separate 3D printed components. More

3D Printing used to help fight Malaria in Zambia

Jan.11, 2015 - Researchers from the Vanderbilt-Zambia Network for Global Health Technology have teamed up with local scientist Pricsilla Lumano-Mulenga to apply 3D printing in the battle against Malaria and other life-threatening diseases. More

ORNL 3D printed a full-scale Shelby Cobra replica, a highlight of Obama visit

Jan.10, 2015 - During Obama's visit, a Shelby Cobra 3D printed car was highlighted as an example of the changing world of manufacturing. The car was printed at the Department of Energy's Manufacturing Demonstration Facility at ORNL. More

Create a 3D printed robot and learn the basics of Klann Linkage

Jan.10, 2015 - For Instructables user 'Bit-Boy', creating a Klann Linkage-inspired walking robot was something that's been on his to-do list for awhile now and thanks to him, he is sharing it with the Instructables community... More

Build a 3D printed motor runs almost like a perpetual machine

Jan.10, 2015 - LaserSaber, a garage hacker on YouTube, has 3D printed a EZ Spin Motor that runs almost like a perpetual motion machine. The device is so efficient and 'would run for a very long time on a 5v super capacitor,' says LaserSaber. More

Japanese company wants to build ocean community with large-scale floating 3D printer

Jan.9, 2015 - The Ocean Spiral, which was created as a solution for the continual threat to coastal communities due to unpredictable environmental conditions, was conceived of by the Shimizu Corporation. More

Crayola's Color Alive! bring kids coloring to life with augmented reality & 3D printing

Jan.9, 2015 - The world-famous crayon company is extending that reach into 3D printing alongside 3D printer manufacturer 3D Systems to launch Color Alive, a system that utilizes mobile apps, photography, augmented reality and 3D printing. More

16-year old redesigns his own wheelchair with help from classmates & 3D printing

Jan.9, 2015 - When it comes to coming up with solving some of the world's most pressing problems, leave it up to a group of teenagers with access to a 3D modeling program and a 3D printer. More

Destiny fan 3D printed a life-sized Thorn exotic hand cannon

Jan.9, 2015 - Kirby Downey has an eye for detail and have many experiences in 3D modeling and printing. Most recently, he has come up with another impressive creation: a 3D printed, life-sized Thorn exotic hand cannon from Destiny. More

Rays Optics announces mobile DLP 3D printer MiiCraft+

Jan.9, 2015 - After two years of development and testing, the company has just announced the MiiCraft+, the second generation 3D printer with more user-friendly interface and better accuracy. More

3D print and build your own scanner with Atlas 3D laser scanner kit

Jan.9, 2015 - Developed by the Kentucky-based software engineer Uriah Liggett (from Murobo LLC), the Atlas 3D laser scanner kit is basically a DIY assembly kit for a very affordable and yet highly accurate 3D scanner. More

South Korean firm launches 3D printer Moment and user platform Your Moment

Jan.9, 2015 - The 'Moment' 3D printer is a FDM gantry-style focused on plug-and-play operation. It's a machine with an exterior size of 380mm x 390mm x 350mm and a decent interior build area of 145mm x 150mm x 165mm. More

Gorgeous series of NEA 3D printers previewed at the CES in Las Vegas

Jan.9, 2015 - This series of next-generation 3D printers have been in development by the Toronto-based NEA.inc for more than a year. This family of NEA 3D printers, consisting of three different sizes and price classes. More

LyteShot launches new mobile gaming system with 3D printing compatibility

Jan.8, 2015 - Aiming to bring video games out into the real world, new open world gaming startup LyteShot has just launched a new Kickstarter campaign that they hope will generate enough attention to bring their mobile gaming platform to life. More

NASA astronomers use 3D printing to aid in research of Eta Carinae star system

Jan.8, 2015 - Astronomers from the 225th meeting of the American Astronomical Society discussed recent observations of the Eta Carinae star system and used 3D printed models to help advance the group's current understanding of the system. More

New Fahz Kickstarter project creates a 3D printed vase using a profile of your face

Jan.8, 2015 - More recently, Fahz wants to to take photographs of the profile of your face (or a loved one's or both) and use the profile to craft a spline that is then generated around an axis to be used in the design of a 3D printed vase. More

French/Vietnamese start-up Digitrax reveals their upcoming 3D printer with five extrusion heads

Jan.8, 2015 - Developed by two French engineers, the Digitrax MH5 multi-head 3D printer is a device that principally seeks to combat the main drawback of 3D printing: the agonizingly slow pace in which printing takes place. More

Chinese Navy warships are taking 3D printers to sea

Jan.8, 2015 - An unknown number of Chinese naval warships have reportedly already been outfitted with a 3D printer. Now, this concerns military-purpose testing in the broadest sense of the world... More

Yale student builds a music instrument using beer bottles and a 3D printer

Jan.8, 2015 - One Yale student has taken 3D printed music to a whole different level, and has developed an entirely new instrument: Helmotz's Harmonious Homebrew. This instrument consists of a series of beer bottles and 3D printed mouthpieces. More

Sculpteo launches FinalProof, most realistic 3D printing preview feature ever at CES 2015

Jan.8, 2015 - Sculpteo, the online 3D printing company based in San Francisco and Paris, has just launched their latest and most advanced 3D printing preview feature, which they hope will revolutionize 3D printing in 2015. More

Building a PCB printer with a Blu-Ray pickup to print circuit boards

Jan.8, 2015 - One such example of the Blu-Ray pickup being put to excellent use is in the latest project from Diyouware's DiyouPCB open-source PCB printer. Using the Blu-Ray pickup, the creators of the DiyouPCB have created... More

Leapfrog 3D Printers unveils partnership with Ingram Micro and Materialise at CES

Jan.8, 2015 - Leapfrog 3D Printers will announce today its partnership with Materialise. This expected news follows a previous announcement that Leapfrog will also form a partnership with Ingram Micro Europe, a top supply chain service provider. More

3D model generator creates custom Star Wars Death Star 3D printed speaker cases

Jan.8, 2015 - Created by Nothing Labs' Rich Olson and available over on Thingiverse, the "Parametric Spherical Speaker Generator" NOMOON generator is, at its core, capable of creating spherical speaker enclosures of any volume. More

Acer adds Intel RealSense 3D scanning cameras to new lineup of laptops (CES 2015)

Jan.7, 2015 - Revealed this week at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2015) in Las Vegas, Acer's new Aspire V 17 Nitro notebook PC comes with an Intel RealSense camera that goes above and beyond the standard built-in laptop camera. More

3D Facture launches Kickstarter campaign for low-cost Draken SLA 3D printer

Jan.7, 2015 - Created by the team of talented engineers and designers at 3D Facture, the Draken DLP-SLA 3D printer is the result of over two years of research and development... More

MANAV, India's first 3D printed humanoid robot, unveiled at IIT Mumbai TechFest 2015

Jan.7, 2015 - This two-feet tall MANAV, India's first 3D printed humanoid robot has just been unveiled at the Tech Fest 2015 convention at the ITT in Mumbai, and can mimic a number of human movements. More

Matter and Form launches Cashew 3D content sharing platform at CES 2015

Jan.7, 2015 - Alas, Adam Brandejs and Drew Cox have arrived at CES with more than just their scanner; the two have also announced that they are gearing up to release a new online sharing platform for 3D content. More

Ilios3D announces new low-profile Illios Ray SLA 3D printer

Jan.7, 2015 - Designed as the result of direct feedback from Ilios community, the new Ilios Ray 3D printer allows users to mix, color and experiment with different materials and printing techniques using SLA method of additive manufacturing. More

3D Printlife brings 3D printed apartment replica to CES 2015

Jan.7, 2015 - 3D Printlife and their spokesman, Joel Rush, have set up an impressive, life-size replica of Joel's 3D printed apartment at this year's CES, asking you to rethink your idea of interior design. More

New Dutch CyBe robot 3D prints a wall with 'greener' concrete

Jan.7, 2015 - Not only has CyBe Additive Industries been prototyping an interesting 3D printer (a robotic arm), they have also developed a special type of 'filament' (CyBe mortar) that could prove to be perfect for 3D printing houses. More

WhiteClouds shows off most detailed home architectural 3D print ever at CES 2015

Jan.7, 2015 - WhiteClouds, a 3D printing and 3D visualization service company based in Ogden, Utah, will show off its largest, most detail-oriented 3D architectural model print ever created at CES 2015. More

Fuel3D Scanify 3D scanner digitizes 3D objects in 1/10th of a second

Jan.7, 2015 - Fuel3D has unveiled an interesting device that could be just as relevant for the 3D printing community: the SCANIFY, a device that could break down some of the barriers currently preventing widespread adoption of 3D printing. More

HP selects Intel Core i7 processors to power HP's Multi Jet Fusion 3D printing technology

Jan.7, 2015 - Today HP has announced another big news at the 2015 International CES in Las Vegas: HP would be working together with Intel to put Intel Core i7 processors in HP's industrial 3D printers. More

Ultimaker announces new Ultimaker2 Extended and Go 3D printers at CES 2015

Jan.6, 2015 - Ultimaker has recently joined the ranks of the Brooklyn company to offer not just one size of 3D printer, but three total for users needing a smaller and more affordable offering and business customers who need a larger print area. More

General Electric announces 3D printable accessories for smart refrigerators

Jan.6, 2015 - The ChillHub is a refrigerator designed for tinkerers and hackers. General Electric wants their users to take control of their appliances and hack them to make them smarter using programming and 3D printing. More

MakerBot announces new 3D printing PLA Composite filaments, partnership & services at CES 2015

Jan.6, 2015 - MakerBot has made several major announcements at CES 2015 today, including new PLA Composite Filaments, new MakerBot Professional Services, MakerBot Mobile True Remote Printing and Monitoring, and Thingiverse integration... More

Aleph Objects launches self-leveling LulzBot Mini 3D printer at 2015 CES

Jan.6, 2015 - Colorado-based Aleph Objects, Inc., an Open Source Hardware company, has today officially launched its latest addition to their line of LulzBot 3D printers, the LulzBot Mini. More

OWL unveils MC-1 & MC-2 3D Printers that have '250x resolution of other 3D printers'

Jan.6, 2015 - Old World Labs (OWL) today announced the launch of two new best-in-class 3D printers in its MC Series, the MC-1 and MC-2 at the 2015 International CES in Las Vegas. More

Formlabs 3D prints an actual speaker, announces performance improvement for From1+ 3D printer

Jan.6, 2015 - Formlabs, the Massachusetts-based giant of high-quality 3D printing, has just released two exciting new software updates that will greatly enhance the functionality and efficiency of their Form 1+ 3D printer. More

3D Systems unveils new CocoJet chocolate 3D printer At CES 2015

Jan.6, 2015 - 3D Systems unveils the CocoJet, a chocolate 3D printer at 2015 CES in Las Vegas today. Developed in collaboration with The Hershey Company, the CocoJet 3D printer prints custom designs in dark, milk or white chocolate. More

New York artist creates a life-sized Honda CB500 motorcycle using just an Ultimaker 3D printer

Jan.6, 2015 - Canadian-born modern artist Jonathan Brand has produced an absolutely stunning life-sized replica of a 1972 Honda CB500 motorcycle using just a regular Ultimaker 3D printer. More

Airwolf 3D announces new HD-R 3D Printer and partnership with 3DaGoGo

Jan.6, 2015 - Airwolf 3D today introduced its latest 3D printer, the AW3D HD-R, to its award winning line-up of desktop 3D printers for the professional market. The HD-R features a high-resolution dual head printing, Wi-Fi connectivity... More

XYZPrinting shows off their $500 3D Food Printer at CES 2015 in Las Vegas

Jan.6, 2015 - The Taiwan-based XYZPrinting already unveiled their Food Printer last November, but they also brought their intriguing device along to the International CES 2015 in Las Vegas where visitors could actually taste 3D printed cookies. More

XYZPrinting unveils $349 FDM da Vinci Junior and $1499 Noble 1.0 SLA 3D printer at CES 2015

Jan.6, 2015 - XYZPrinting has announced the unveiling of two very interesting printers in Las Vegas: the da Vinci Junior 3D printer (relying on FDM technology) and the long awaited Noble 1.0 SLA 3D printer. More

BigRep adopts Autodesk's Spark platform for BigRep ONE.2 1.3m³ 3D printer

Jan.6, 2015 - In preparation for this year's CES in Las Vegas, BigRep announced it will adopt Autodesk's Spark Platform as its operating system for its full scale printer, the BigRep ONE.2. More

Leopoly expands its browser-based 3D modeling app to businesses and schools at CES 2015

Jan.6, 2015 - Along with other exciting 3D printing-related announcements that have been coming out of Press Day at CES 2015 in Las Vegas is the announcement of Leonar3Do's new Business Solutions on their Leopoly platform... More

DWS Labs' multi-material desktop XFAB SLA 3D printer now available for purchase

Jan.6, 2015 - When it was announced at the Consumer Electronics Show in January of 2014, Digital Wax Systems' (DWS Labs) XFAB 3D Laser Printer turned quite a few heads thanks to its unique ability to use laser stereolithography... More

3D Systems acquires London-based 3D printing startup BotObjects

Jan.5, 2015 - New York based BotObjects unveiled its ProDesk3D 3D printer almost a year ago, in April 2013. Since its launch people have raised suspicions about botObjects' printer and its full color printing ability. More

Voxel8 announces first new electronics 3D printer, now available for pre-order

Jan.5, 2015 - Today Voxel8 announced that they will be launching their initial product – the Voxel8 Developer's Kit at 2015 CES this week. The Voxel8 Developer's Kit is now also available for pre-order on its website for $8,999. More

Airwolf 3D prints entire outfit with over 20 materials using their newest HD-R 3D printer

Jan.5, 2015 - Airwolf 3D will introduce its latest desktop 3D printer, the AW3D HD-R, at this year's International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. In order to stand out from the crowd and showcase their latest innovation... More

Next generation 3Doodler 2.0 3D printing pen launches on Kickstarter

Jan.5, 2015 - 3Doodler, the world's first handheld 3D drawing pen, today announces its new model 3Doodler 2.0 at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. More

South African man 3D prints a working lawn mower with his home-made 3D printer

Jan.5, 2015 - In recent months however, Hans Fouche has been working on his Cheetah 3D printer. While these include very representable items like coat hangers, slippers and chests, his latest 3D printed creation is truly remarkable: a working lawn mower. More

Build your own Raspberry Pi Mini 3D printing monitor

Jan.5, 2015 - While Adafruit's builders have built up a reputation for constructing very cool and original 3D printed toys, perhaps the most impressive of all their designs was the 3D printed Raspberry Pi Mini Computer. More

Blast zombies with a homemade 3D printed cornstarch flamethrower

Jan.5, 2015 - For the inevitable hordes of zombies that will overrun our planet? Well, if you happen to have a 3D printer at home, you have the tools to prepare yourself and build the ultimate weapon for fending off hungry zombies: a Flamethrower! More

3D printing finds NEMO and enhances deep sea exploration

Jan.4, 2015 - Exploring deeper ocean environments grows more feasible utilizing ROVs (remote operated explorers), and the cost of such ROVs has dropped with the utilization of 3D printing technology. More

'Sex Robot' concept creates conversation around the current state of sex and technology

Jan.4, 2015 - Created for a robotics design competition earlier this year, Cesar Vonc created the 3D printable sex robot using Cinema 4D to model the complex interior and toy-like exterior surfaces before rendering the scene using Octane Render. More

Automated 3D printing robot designed to keep beaches clean

Jan.4, 2015 - Dr. Recare, an autonomous mobile 'doctor' could be the solution to the growing environmental problem of overly polluted beachfronts and oceans. More

Brooklyn's Makeshift Society brings 3D printing to Chanukah festivities

Jan.4, 2015 - Brooklyn's Makeshift Society hosted an event last week that was focused on 3D printing and the Jewish experience, including a 3D printed design competition featuring a dozen entrants. More

3D printed Matrix clock displays the time in a Matrix digital rain-like animation

Jan.4, 2015 - The 3D printed Matrix Clock does much more than simply tick away hours and minutes. Instead, a very cool rain-animation of numbers is constantly swooping in from above, reminiscent of those very cool features in the Matrix movies. More

Japanese artist looking to collaborate with companies to realize his 'Contemporary Buddhism' project

Jan.3, 2015 - Taketo Kobayashi is currently working on an inspiring solo project entitled '3D Printed Contemporary Buddhism Statues', and you can contribute! As part of this project... More

Recent developments in 3D printed plastic electronics showing promise

Jan.3, 2015 - More recently, an IBM Research lab in Zurich, Germany developed a device by reconfiguring an atomic force microscope so that it was capable of creating 3D patterns with a nanometer-scale resolution in organic material. More

Scientists use stem cells in 3D printed scaffolds to help repair injured joints

Jan.3, 2015 - Spearheaded by PhD candidate Ken Ye, they have explored combinations of 3D bioprinted cell structures and 'Infrapatellar fat pad adipose stem cells' (or IPFP-ASCs). More

BioScope 3D printed bandage is a 'smart band-aid' for monitoring patient health

Jan.2, 2015 - Earlier this year, students at the National Taiwan University developed the BioScope, a "smart bandage" that brings wearable technology seen in products such as the Nike FUEL to bandages worn by patients in the hospital. More

Use Autodesk 123D Design to create a 3D printed night light

Jan.2, 2015 - Aiming to add their own twist to traditional and store-bought night light designs, Instructables user DayDream Unique has created their own 3D printed night light design using Autodesk's 123D Design. More

3D printing helps arduino developer create open source Ö bluetooth smart ring

Jan.2, 2015 - Inspired by recent crowdfunded attempts to bring a smart ring to market, arduino enthusiast Kevin Bates of Arduboy set out to create his own smart ring design and unlike previous attempts, actually works! More

3D printed white chocolate comes to life in 'Hello Play' new conceptual stop-motion film

Jan.2, 2015 - Perhaps inspired by the success of 3D printing in creating The Boxtrolls or BEARS ON STAIRS, art/creative director Greg Barth recently created a promotional video for Belgian electronic music platform Hello Play. More

eSUN's new PETG 3D printing filament features high toughness & impact strength

Jan.2, 2015 - Fortunately, we've just learned of eSUN's new PETG 3D printing filament that is not only affordable at $35 per kilo, but is also highly durable, flexible and even transparent. More

Sneak peeks of the forthcoming Autodesk Ember 3D printer in action

Jan.2, 2015 - The Ember 3D printer features a beautiful industrial design. Currently, it is set to be priced at $5,995 – much more expensive than FDM printers, but cheaper than other professional resin machines. More

Entirely 3D printed Arkham Origins Batman suit takes cosplaying to the next level

Jan.2, 2015 - Stevie Dee, the man behind Crimson Coscrafts, has turned his passion cosplay, along with his 3D printing skills, into a mind-blowingly accurate replica of Batman's classic Batsuit. More

Print-A-Part 3D launches 3D printable parts marketplace for small businesses

Jan.2, 2015 - 3D printing marketplace Print-a-Part 3D seeks to provide professionals and dedicated hobbyists with all the ready-to-print components they need. Their marketplace has just launched to coincide with the new year. More

Artec Spider & SDK Automated Scanning creates 3D models with unprecedented detail and accuracy

Jan.2, 2015 - A group of international researchers and engineers have combined Artec Scanning Software and the Artec Spider, a handheld 3D scanner designed specifically for CAD users, to create a new, high-fedelity 3D scanning technique. More

3D printed lightsaber used in a 'sweded' recreation of the latest Star Wars trailer

Jan.2, 2015 - The numerous Star Wars fans amongst you might recall a very cool project by the French 3D printing shop LeFabShop, that allowed you to recreate the very controversial lightsaber from the recent Star Wars trailer. More

Modlab student develops a revolutionary simple helicopter using 3D printed parts

Jan.1, 2015 - A brand new design, developed by James Paulos, simplifies the standard design of a helicopter and could thus be paving the way for more cost effective, reliable and affordable helicopter technology. More

How squids are helping advance the future of thermoplastics for 3D printing

Jan.1, 2015 - In a recent project at Penn State University, researchers focused their efforts on exploring the protein complex that exists in squid ring teeth (SRT). The teeth are a naturally-made thermoplastic material... More

Toy designer uses 3D printer to quickly produce ball-jointed doll designs

Jan.1, 2015 - One of these doll designers, Spanish artist Sonia Verdu, has created some of the cleanest and well-executed 3D prints with movable joints in recent memory. More

Can 3D printing defy physics? Man claims to have printed "Impossible Triangle"

Dec.31, 2014 - 3D printing has gone above and beyond what many of us could ever have imagined, but can it defy the very laws of physics? One man claims to have printed the "impossible triangle," which as the name implies... More

   

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