Fuel3D: Affordable point-and-shoot handheld 3D scanner on Kickstarter 

Jul.31, 2013 -  Fuel3D Inc. today launched Fuel3D, an affordable handheld 3D scanner that captures extremely high resolution mesh and color information of objects on crowd funding platform Kickstarter. More 

Design a 3D printed product to win a Solidoodle 3

Jul.31, 2013 -   To celebrate the launch of the Home Factory at this year's 100% design, the UK's largest contemporary design event is offering 5 lucky creatives the chance to have their designs printed in 3D. More

World's first 3D printed pool cue stick

Jul.31, 2013 -   The owner of a hobby shop in Baytown said his company, a joint venture between Razor Hobbies and Bay Vending, is the first to make custom pool cues using 3D printers. More

First commercial 3D printed metallic gun part 

Jul.31, 2013 -  Michigan-based Sintercore LLC have developed a range of muzzle brakes that is billed as the first commercial 3D printed firearm parts. More 

NZ programmer building impressive 3D-printed Aston Martin

Jul.31, 2013 -   But Ivan Sentch of Auckland, New Zealand is making his own Aston Martin DB4 using a Solidoodle 2 3D printer. More

Microsoft shows making 3D objects will be as easy as printing a Word doc 

Jul.30, 2013 -  Today, in its new episode of "On the Whiteboard" series Microsoft talks about this Windows 8.1 update, and some of the reasons why Microsoft is supporting 3D printing in its latest OS. More 

Elegant & affordable Kossel Clear delta 3D printer on Kickstarter 

Jul.30, 2013 -  As huge fans of 3D printers, Blue Eagle Labs, a California startup has launched their own delta 3D printer, the Kossel Clear on Kickstarter.  More 

MTU Study: 3D printers may soon be in every home

Jul.30, 2013 -   Michigan Tech researcher Joshua Pearce is predicting that personal manufacturing, like personal computing before it, is about to enter the mainstream in a big way. More

3D printed eyewear Protos launched crowd-funding campaign 

Jul.30, 2013 -  San Francisco started up Protos Eyewear have launched a crowd-funding campaign to raise $25,000 to get the company off the ground. More 

3D Systems expands its China presence 

Jul.30, 2013 -  3D Systems announced that Tianjin Real Estate Development Management Co., Ltd. in Northern China has begun selling its personal and professional 3D printers. More 

Disney's new image algorithm turns 2D photos into a 3D model

Jul.29, 2013 -   Disney Research, Zürich has developed a new program that can build 3D models from 2D photographs. More

Richrap releases design of 3DR RepRap Delta Printer 

Jul.29, 2013 -  Starting from today, Richrap will do a series of Blog posts to show assembly, setup, calibration, and firmware config in stages of his 3DR RepRap Delta Printer.  More 

3D printed wired face 

Jul.29, 2013 -  Inspired by Gil Bruvel's metal sculptures, 3D artist Leon Nicholls replicated the wrought iron effect in Blender and designed a face that is made up of different colored layers. More 

NASA awards $100,000 to initial analysis of 3D printing of biomaterials

Jul.29, 2013 -   NASA has selected 3D printing of biomaterials, such as arrays of cells as one of the 12 proposals for study under Phase I of the NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) Program. More

Warning! This Pirate3D campaign on Indiegogo is 'fake' 

Jul.28, 2013 -  Aside from a slightly different name, the Burclader 3D printer project itself is identical to the Pirate3D's Kickstarter campaign. More 

3D printed luxury homes for hermit crabs 

Jul.28, 2013 -  Japanese artist Aki Inomata has used 3D printers to produce shelters for the hermit crabs, hoping they liked her shelters and moved into them. More 

3D printing ranks at no.6 in the 7 Fastest Growing Industries of 2013

Jul.28, 2013 -   Infographic "2013 Biggest Businesses & Fastest Growing Industries" covers the seven fastest growing industries for entrepreneurs and small business owners, their reasons for growth. More

Ford's 3D-printed shift Knob teaches how to drive a manual 

Jul.27, 2013 -  Ford engineer wants to make a manual transmission a bit easier to adjust to, with a new 3D printed shift knob that tells you when to shift based on haptic feedback. More 

STOXX introduces second 3D printing index 

Jul.26, 2013 -  STOXX, the Europe-based index provider, introduced this week a new STOXX Global 3D Printing Pure Play Index, which tracks "pure play" companies that are highly involved in the 3D printing sector. More 

Disney develops richly expressive 3D printed eyes for robots

Jul.26, 2013 -   By employing 3D printing, Disney Research, Pittsburgh has developed a new printed optics technology that is uniquely expressive, robust and adaptable for creating interactive characters' eyes. More

Freeform 3D printing with an undo function 

Jul.25, 2013 -  By injecting light-curing resin through a needle-like print head on a robotic arm one is able to shape freeform objects without the need for molds or other subtractive manufacturing processes. More 

This $200 3D printed bot can crack your phone's PIN in 20 hours 

Jul.25, 2013 -  This cheap, 3D-printed robot will punch in a code per second, systematically tries all of the possible PINs for your phone. It will crack an Android four-digit PIN in 20 hours or less. More 

NASA: Hot-Fire Tests Show 3-D Printed Rocket Parts Rival Traditional Parts

Jul.25, 2013 -   Marshall engineers built two subscale injectors with a specialized 3D printing machine and completed 11 mainstage hot-fire tests, accumulating 46 seconds of total firing time. More

Make It Stand: balancing shapes for 3D printing 

Jul.25, 2013 -  With the advent of 3D printing technologies, it becomes very simple to produce 3D physical models. The authors of Make It Stand want to assist users in modifying existing 3D models to create novel, balanced designs. More 

World's First 3D Printed Ink Cartridges 

Jul.24, 2013 -  Inkfactory's 3D printed Prototype black and colour cartridges, believed to be the world's first, are capable of printing at a comparable speed and quality to the Kodak branded cartridges they are modelled on. More 

3D Printing Competition: Win a brand-new 3D printer!

Jul.24, 2013 -  The upcoming 2013 IDSA conference will be launching a design contest - Design a 3D-printed car to launch down a ski-slope track at the conference. More

MIT Develops New Ways to Streamline, Simplify 3D Printing 

Jul.24, 2013 -  A team of researchers from the MIT developed OpenFab, a programmable "pipeline" architecture that allows for the production of complex structures with varying material properties. More 

Shapeways introducing bling-bling Gold Plated Brass 

Jul.24, 2013 -  Shapeways has launched a new material - Gold Plated Brass. Gold Plated Brass is a rich, highly polished material that's perfect for jewelry and precious objects. More 

iMakr to Launch First Pop-up-Store At Selfridges, London

Jul.24, 2013 -   iMakr is planning to open its First Pop-up-Store, from October 24th to the very end of 2013, at Selfridges, London. More

6% of British people say they have interest in owning a 3D printer, survey finds 

Jul.23, 2013 -  6% of people in the UK, or one in 17 people say they have interest in owning a 3D printer. 71% of people say they know very little or nothing about 3D printers, according to a new survey. More 

Microsoft Research working on embedding ID tags in 3D printed objects 

Jul.23, 2013 -  Microsoft Research is working on embedding ID tags in 3D printed objects. These internal tags, called InfraStructs, can be read with an imaging system using terahertz (THz) radiation. More 

And Vinyly turns your ashes into a playable record

Jul.22, 2013 -   A UK company called And Vinyly offers music fans an interesting post-death "alternative": get your ashes pressed into a vinyl record using 3D printing technology. More

3D printing will take off soon as key patents expire in 2014

Jul.22, 2013 -   Key patents are holding back 3D printing. In February 2014 these patent which cover a technology known as "laser sintering," a low-cost 3D printing technology will expire. More

3D replicas of Van Gogh masterpieces 

Jul.22, 2013 -  The Van Gogh Museum in the Netherlands has launched first series of 3D replica of Van Gogh's work on Monday, July 15th in Hong Kong.  More 

German RepRap launches PRotos V2 3D printer

Jul.22, 2013 -   German RepRap just relaunched its 3D printer PRotos V2, an improved version. The PRotos V2 has the higher printing volume and according to the company, it is possible to assemble the construction kit in one day. More

3D printers emit potentially hazardous ultrafine particles 

Jul.21, 2013 -  A recent research shows that 3D printers produce more potentially dangerous ultrafine particles than previously thought. More 

Apple could use patented 3D printed liquid metal to iPhone & iPad 

Jul.21, 2013 -  Apple is looking to introduce 3D printed liquid metals to its mobile products, with the help of company Liquidmetal Technologies with its patented 3D printed liquid alloys.More 

Disney research employs 3D printing to let you feel virtual objects

Jul.21, 2013 -   Disney Research, Pittsburgh, has developed a solution that could enables users to feel virtual objects, experience dynamically varying textures. More

Always losing your keys? Belgian insurance firm helps you with 3D scanning 

Jul.20, 2013 -  Belgian insurance company DVV and its agency Happiness Brussels will provide a new service for those who habitually lose their keys, using 3D scanning and 3D printing. More 

I AM 3D: a prototype metal ink 3D printer on Indiegogo 

Jul.19, 2013 -  The i-AM 3D, a prototype metal ink 3D printer, uses liquid ink as material that is deposited with an inkjet print head according to the design. More 

Founders show pic of ProDesk3D 3D printer and first video

Jul.19, 2013 -   The founders of ProDesk3D showed a glimpse of the ProDesk3D 3D printer standard edition in person and a new video claimed to be finish quality of 25 micron printing, using PLA. More

NAMII organizes 3D exhibit: A history of 3D printing 

Jul.19, 2013 -  NAMII, the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute, has teamed with several organizers to create an extensive timeline exhibit of the history of 3D printing, in the McDonough Museum of Art. More 

Prosthetics become musical instruments 

Jul.19, 2013 -  Researchers at the Input Devices and Music Interaction Lab at McGill University have developed "prosthetic digital instruments" using digital technology and 3D printing. More 

Get your 3D treatment and 3D printed figurine at Siggraph 2013

Jul.19, 2013 -   Digiteyezer teamed up with DYE PaintBall, PCB Game and Sculpteo at Siggraph 2013 to provide paintball gamers with the immersion of themselves in a 3D paintball video game, and a 3D printed figurine. More

Vets are using 3D printing to help pets 

Jul.18, 2013 -  In an Australian first, Southpaws Speciality Surgery for Animals is using 3D printing technology for faster and more accurate diagnosis and surgery. More 

3D printed Sonic-Ear makes your iPad sound louder 

Jul.18, 2013 -  Sonic-Ear, designed and made by Instrument Us Inc, is a 3D printed iPad accessories developed for enhancing your listening experience. More 

Yamada Denki, Japan's largest home appliance chain to sell 3D printers

Jul.18, 2013 -   Yamada Denki, Japan's largest discount consumer electronics retailer announced today that it has teamed up with IGUAZU to enter into 3D printer market. More

Accord: 3D printed personalized earbuds 

Jul.17, 2013 -  Designed by Julian Goulding, Accord is fully 3D printed and personal ear buds that buyers can order their custom designs and choose materials through an app. More 

NMC Report: 3D printing to be widely adopted in K-12 education in 4~5 years 

Jul.17, 2013 -  In NMC Horizon Report 2013 K-12 Edition, six emerging technologies, including 3D printing, are identified across three adoption horizons over the next one to five years. More 

Bone inspired 3D printed pumps by London designer Chaemin Hong

Jul.17, 2013 -   London based footwear designer Chaemin Hong uses 3D printing in the design of her A/W 2013-14 collection, which consists of 10 different styles of future-forward pumps. More

Comic-Con 3D Printing Experience to feature Predator Alien holding fan's severed head 

Jul.17, 2013 -  First-Ever Comic-Con 3D Printing Experience Will Allow Fans To Create Customized Figurines Featuring Predator Alien Holding Their Severed Head. More 

Get a 3D print of your unborn baby's face 

Jul.17, 2013 -  Little Kyosuke is 2-months-old. When he was born his family already knew what he'd look like from a 3D printout of his face, made when he was in the womb. More 

Easton LaChappelle's TED Talk - 3D printed, brain-powered robo-arm 

Jul.16, 2013 -  How is 3D printing changing the future of prosthetic and animatronic limbs? 17-year old inventor Easton LaChappelle from Colorado, built a prosthetic arm. More 

Protect your USB flash drive with 3D printed Ultra Supple Bus

Jul.16, 2013 -   Ultra Supple Bus created by young maker Megacier is a project which aims at protecting a USB flash drive from external disruption. More

Lexus Korea creates interactive experiences with help of 3D printing 

Jul.16, 2013 -  Using 3D printing, miniature models of Lexus' premier cars are created to interact with the iPad platform.  More 

Apple looking to buy Israeli firm behind Kinect sensor 

Jul.16, 2013 -  Apple is rumored to be in acquisition talks with Israeli fabless semiconductor company Primesense.  More 

Motorola's MAKEwithMOTO on the road, filled with 3D printers

Jul.16, 2013 -   For showing its love to makers, Motorola recently commissioned a Sprinter van and filled with hackable phones, 3D printers to drive around the country. More

SupplyBetter releases database of 100+ US 3D printing suppliers 

Jul.15, 2013 -  SupplyBetter announced today that they are making public a database of 100+ US 3D printing suppliers, with profiles and tags for what services they perform. More 

DIY high resolution 3D DLP printer 

Jul.15, 2013 -  Budel's 3D printer uses a DLP projector to expose each layer and cure the print one layer at a time.  More 

Editable and 3D-printable organization kit designed for your project

Jul.15, 2013 -   The Producer's Mixtape created by agency Crispin Porter and Bogusky (CP+B) is a a kit containing CP+B's interactive production checklist and a custom 3D printable case. More

3D Systems completes acquisition of Phenix 

Jul.15, 2013 -  3D Systems announced today that it has closed its acquisition of Phenix Systems, a manufacturer of Direct Metal Selective Laser Sintering 3D Printers. More 

3D puzzle Marusenko Sphere made with 3D printer 

Jul.15, 2013 -  Spanish designers Aleksandr Marusenko and Felix Perez designed their 3D puzzle Marusenko Spheres with the help of 3D printing.  More 

Turn real objects into Minecraft blocks with DekkoScan iOS app

Jul.15, 2013 -   Portemantho of a small San Francisco-based studio Dekko built an app for iOS that lets you scan real-life objects and brings them to Minecraft. More

Italian startup Makoo materializes your emotions with 3D printing 

Jul.14, 2013 -  How to make your words last forever? Italian start-up Makoo created an online platform that allows you to materialize emotions and words to create a unique and exclusive jewel. More 

Anne Zellien launches customizable jewelry app on Twikit 

Jul.14, 2013 -  Antwerp-based jewelry designer Anne Zellien launches a new personalized jewelry app which allows everyone to add a personal message in 3D printed necklace. More 

Chicago library shows off 3D printers, offering free access to anyone with a library card

Jul.13, 2013 -   Starting this week, everyone in Chicago can get access to a variety of software and equipment with a library card. More

Make a custom 3D printed cookie cutter in a minute 

Jul.13, 2013 -  MakerBot has just released a custom software tool called the Cookie Cutter Customizer that allows you to customize and build your own cookie cutter. More 

3D printed Chicago: See the city as you've never seen it before 

Jul.12, 2013 -  Since 2009, the Chicago Architecture Foundation has been using 3D printing to make models of all the buildings of the city of Chicago. More 

eBay releases Exact iOS app, lets you buy customized 3D-printed products

Jul.12, 2013 -   eBay announced today a new iOS app called eBay Exact that lets users buy customizable 3D-printed merchandise from three leading 3D printing companies. More

Chris Anderson: Terry Gou's definition of 3D printing is too narrow 

Jul.12, 2013 -  Chris Anderson, former Editor-in-Chief of Wired magazine, disagreed with the tycoon's dismissive remarks about 3D printing.  More 

NASA hot-fire tests 3D-printed rocket injector 

Jul.12, 2013 -  NASA and Aerojet Rocketdyne recently finished testing a rocket engine injector made through additive manufacturing, or 3D printing. More 

Free workshop to teach parents 3D printing basics

Jul.12, 2013 -   Georgia-based Berry College's business school and 7Hills Makerspace are partnering to sponsor "Christmas in July: 3D Printer Basics for Parents." More

3D printed accordion book of textures and reliefs 

Jul.12, 2013 -  For showing all the wonderful architectural patterning and decoration in Chicago to the world Burtonwood created a 3D printed accordion book: Orihon. More 

First Italian 3D printed superbike makes 3D debut in NY 

Jul.11, 2013 -  The Italian-developed superbike is said to drive like a dream, reaching a top speed of 220 km per hour with a range of 150 km at 70 km/h.  More 

The Bre Pettis Way: Makerbot CEO is starring in a Mazda ad campaign

Jul.11, 2013 -   MakerBot CEO Bre Pettis is featured in a Mazda #GameChanger campaign. Conviction. Creativity. Courage. This is the Bre Pettis way. And the Mazda way. More

Status and Sapiens 3D printer made in Spain 

Jul.11, 2013 -  Spanish company 3Dkits' new Status 3D printer is a compact and lightweight device. The design is neat and tidy with hidden wiring. More 

Deloitte and 3D Systems to launch education and design centers 

Jul.11, 2013 -  Deloitte and 3D Systems today announced an exclusive multi-year alliance to jointly assist companies and industries adopt and integrate 3D printing into their business. More 

Skanect for Mac is launched

Jul.11, 2013 -   Occipital Inc. launches 'Skanect' 1.5, 3D scanning software for Mac OS X Mountain Lion. This new version is optimized to run on recent models of Macbook Pro, Macbook Air, Mac Mini, and Mac Pro. More

MUJI offering a chance to win a trip and 3D-printed family portrait 

Jul.10, 2013 -  MUJI announced that its USA branch will hold a global campaign for MUJI to GO, a category of MUJI products curated based on the concept of "Good Travels with Good Products".  More 

Opencube to launch desktop 3D printer Japanese model 

Jul.10, 2013 -  Yokohama-based Japanese company Opencube Inc is developing a 3D printer which is set to launch on July 29, 2013.  More 

Artist creates 3D printed 'Venus of Google' using Google Images

Jul.10, 2013 -   Plummer-Fernandez's latest work The Venus of Google was generated using algorithmic image-comparison technique. The subject was 'found' when Plummer-Fernandez was googling a photograph. More

3D printing marketplace MakerShop offers customizable shops to designers 

Jul.10, 2013 -  3D printing design marketplace MakerShop offers designers flexibility with new subscription plans that let 3D printer designers customize shops with embedded HTML. More 

LEGObot 3D printer made almost completely out of Lego

Jul.10, 2013 -  Matthew's LEGObot is based on the first version of the Makerbot. It is made almost completely out of Lego bricks. More 

3D Systems introduces strong and durable VisiJet M3 Black material

Jul.9, 2013 -   3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) announced today a new plastic injection molding-like material– VisiJet M3 Black for use in its ProJet 3500/3510 professional 3D printers. More

Artist to 3D print turn of the century Coney Island… with YOU in it 

Jul.9, 2013 -  Kahl's goal is to design and 3D print a replica of Coney Island's famed Luna Park, as it stood a hundred years ago, and populate it with portraits from the studio. More 

3D printing of liquid metals at room temperature  

Jul.9, 2013 -  Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed 3D printing technology and techniques to create free-standing structures made of liquid metal at room temperature. More 

Mixee Labs launching "customized cufflinks" tool

Jul.9, 2013 -   The Mixee Labs is launching today customized cufflinks that allows anybody to design their own cufflinks. These cufflinks are 3D printed with stainless steel. More

A visit to 3D Atelier in Netherlands 

Jul.9, 2013 -  Andrew is paying a visit to 3D Atelier in Arhhem. This workshop, 3D Atelier, had a bunch of really cool 3D printing going on. More 

Funny or Die: office 3D printer will drive employees crazy 

Jul.8, 2013 -  What will happen when your office installs a 3D printer which can print anything as you wish? This video by Funny or Die shows part of the future. More 

In a first, this apartment in East Boston may offered with 3D printer

Jul.8, 2013 -   Developer Alex Hodara is offering a 3D printer in one of the three units at the under-redevelopment 191 Everett Street in East Boston. More

Win a Cube 3D Printer in the "Summer Sunglass Design Challenge" 

Jul.8, 2013 -  Want to win a Cube 3D printer? Cubify launched its Summer Sunglass Design Challenge running all summer long from July 2, 2013 to August 31, 2013. More 

Is FreeSculpt 3D printer just a rebranded Chinese Myriwell? 

Jul.8, 2013 -  A gadget supplier "Pearl" in Germany is selling a new 3D printer from "3D FreeSculpt" for 800 Euros (USD1,028). It is promoted as "the first ready-to-use 3D printer. More 

Safer cycling with 3D printed rear-view handlebars

Jul.8, 2013 -   No more over-the-shoulder looking while biking, 'A Second Look' created by New Zealand designer Annabelle Nichols is a concept for a wooden handlebar with a pair of rear view mirrors mounted. More

3D-printing your own bike parts: a bike shifter 

Jul.7, 2013 -  Rich Olson was needing some new gear for his long bike ride. Instead of getting one from the bike shop he thought it would be fun to make it himself using 3D printing. More 

OpenReflex: Open source 3D printable SLR camera 

Jul.7, 2013 -  The OpenReflex is an Open-Source analog camera with a mirror Viewfinder and an awesome finger activated mechanic shutter (running ~ 1/60°s). What's more, it's compatible with any photographic lens. More 

UK kids to be taught 3D printing and robotics from age of 5

Jul.7, 2013 -   The new curriculum in UK, which will be announced this week, will give pupils the skills to design and make their own products using cutting-edge equipment, including 3D printers, laser cutters and robotics. More

Bored on your holiday break? 3D printing some LEGO bricks 

Jul.6, 2013 -  Barnacules Nerdgasm was bored and decided to print some LEGO compatible blocks on his Ultimaker 3D printer. He picked up the model from Wizard23 on Thingiverse. More 

Duplicate your 3D printed prototype with ComposiMold 

Jul.6, 2013 -  By using a 3D printer to create a master part and then making a mold of it in a ComposiMold you can quickly duplicate your prototype without much costs.  More 

Infographic: The Impact of 3D Printing on Supply Chains

Jul.6, 2013 -   3D printing has the potential to change how and where manufacturing takes place. Jones Lang LaSalle EMEA Research made an infographic to show the impact of 3D printing on supply chains. More

3D printable 'Drone It Yourself' kit turns any object into an UAV 

Jul.6, 2013 -  Van Loenen has created a custom DIY (Drone It Yourself) v1.0 kit that turns any object into an unmanned aerial vehicle, simply by attaching four motors and a control unit – no technical know-how needed. More 

Futurama this week: Bender got a 3D printed guitar 

Jul.5, 2013 -  This week's Futurama features 3D printing! With the help of a scientist and 3D printing technology, Bender is able to create the guitar of his dreams. More 

'RepRap Morgan' by Quentin Harley wins $20,000 Gada prize

Jul.5, 2013 -   Quentin Harley has won the $20,000 Gada Prize for Interim Personal Manufacturing, for his 3D printer RepRap Morgan. More

Swedish museum to let visitors 'unwrap' a real mummy 

Jul.5, 2013 -  A Swedish museum says it plans to digitise its mummy collection in 3D using the latest 3D reality capture techniques to allow visitors to unwrap a real mummy in digital form.  More 

Superman invented 3D printing 50 years ago 

Jul.4, 2013 -  2013 is a year of more rapid advances in technology, and while we think we are so trendy, someone else has been dreaming up stuff like 3D printing nearly 50 years ago. More 

3D-REX: A 3D-Printed Tyrannosaurus Rex Sculpture on Kickstarter

Jul.4, 2013 -   A team of four product designers based in Madrid (Spain) and Edinburgh (United Kingdom), created a truly different decorative object for your home using 3D printing. More

Large Japanese sites launch 3D printing service, with free domestic shipping 

Jul.4, 2013 -  Japanese companies, DMM.com, Team Lab and Nomad announced today the launch of 3D printing service, called "DMM 3D printing". The service starts today and dmm.com is reponsible for the whole operation. More 

3D-printed human organs helps doctors prepare for surgeries 

Jul.4, 2013 -  An Iowa jewelry shop owner 3D-printed photopolymer replica of a young patient's heart to help doctors prepare for surgeries before actually opening up a real body.  More 

16 years later, Final Fantasy VII figures are perfect for 3D printing

Jul.4, 2013 -   The PlayStation's polygonal models of Final Fantasy VII's colorful cast are perfect for 3D printing. Artist Joaquin Baldwin has just created a set of playable characters using 3D printing. More

Journalists smuggled 3D printed gun into the highly-secured Israeli Parliament 

Jul.4, 2013 -  Journalists from Israel's Channel 10 tested traditional methods of perimeter security by bringing a 3D printed plastic gun and managed to walk in the highly-secured Knesset compound twice.  More 

Princeton researchers creating 'bionic ear' using 3D printer (video) 

Jul.4, 2013 -  Scientists at Princeton University used 3D printers to create a functional ear that can "hear" radio frequencies far beyond the range of normal human capability.  More 

What Barbie would look like if she was a real woman

Jul.3, 2013 -   For years, the body proportions of Barbie have been criticized for not being realistic.What Barbie would look like if she was a real woman? Artist recreates 3D printed Barbie doll shaped like actual woman. More

Ford's New Freeform Fabrication technology cuts prototype process to 3 days 

Jul.3, 2013 -  Ford engineers are developing a highly flexible, new form of manufacturing technology that has the potential to reduce costs and delivery time for sheet metal parts needed for low-volume production. More 

T8: bio-inspired 3D printed octopod robot

Jul.3, 2013 -  T8 is a wirelessly controlled bio-inspired octopod robot made with high resolution 3D printed parts. It uses a total of 26 motors: 3 in each leg and 2 in the abdomen.  More 

High-end desktop speaker created using multi material 3D printing

Jul.3, 2013 -   New zealander designer simon ellison has redesigned a desktop speaker utilizing multi material 3D printing. Using Objet500 Connex Multi-Material 3D Printer he was able to construct the speaker driver in one seamless print. More

Just-released Fedora 19 adds native support for 3D printers

Jul.3, 2013 -  The Red Hat-sponsored Fedora project team has announced the launch of Fedora 19, aka Schrödinger's Cat beta, which includes creativity tools like Developer's Assistant for pushing code to GitHub and 3D Printing. More 

Iris van Herpen unveiled her first Hybrid 3D printed dress 

Jul.3, 2013 -  The new collection from Iris van Herpen features 12 pairs of 3D printed shoes as well as her very first hybrid dress created using 3D printing technology.  More 

3D sculpting tool Leopoly turns everyone into 3D modellers

Jul.2, 2013 -   Leopoly is a web-based, 3D modelling tool that turns everyone into 3D designers. Developed by Leonar3Do, each of the created and saved models are available for the entire Leopoly community for shaping them further. More

3D printed shoes for Iris van Herpen's new collection hit Paris Fashion Week 

Jul.2, 2013 -  Iris van Herpen's new collection features 3D printed shoes designed by Dutch architect and shoe designer Rem D Koolhaas. More 

3D printed drones to monitor illegal operations at sea 

Jul.2, 2013 -  Reseachers at University of Southampton, UK have created a new 3D printed drone, called 2SEAS, that could soon be used by maritime security organizations that border the English Channel and the North Sea.  More 

IBM Kiosk creates 3D printed data-driven trophies for Wimbledon 2013

Jul.2, 2013 -   IBM is ranking players at Wimbledon 2013 by combining analysis of their match performance with the fans' opinion of them on social media. At IBM Kiosk, data-driven souvenirs are being created onsite using 3D printing technology. More

3D printed, self-assembled concept car won Pilkington Design Award 

Jul.2, 2013 -  Vehicle Design graduate Nir Siegel takes winner prize in Pilkington Vehicle Design Award for his concept, Genesis, a 3-D printed, customised and self-assembled car. More 

Maplin UK to sell its first 3D printer for £700 

Jul.1, 2013 -  Maplin in UK will begin selling its first 3D printer from next week, for £700. Maplin Electronics, a retailer of electronic goods in the UK and Ireland, has totally 205 Maplin Electronics stores. More 

Octopus inspired underwater propulsion made with 3D printer

Jul.1, 2013 -   Using the octopus as their role model, researchers at Fraunhofer Institute designed a silent propulsion system for boats and water sport devices using 3D printing. More

GlassKap: 3D printed lens cover & fun accessories for Google Glass 

Jul.1, 2013 -  Besides 3D scanning artifact with Google Glass, Blatt has also being working on a whole bunch of 3d printed hardware accessories for Google Glass. He named them GlassKap. More 

Smartphone-Controlled 3D Printed Interactive Robotic Smart Doll 

Jul.1, 2013 -  The first ever 3D printed interactive robotic smartphone controlled doll is going to be 60 cm tall. This "Smart Doll" is modeled after the character Mirai Suenaga, the mascot character for the Culture Japan brand.  More 

RepRap Morgan SCARA Arm 3D printer kit available for pre-order

Jul.1, 2013 -   Reprap Morgan, a concentric dual arm SCARA FDM 3D printer, designed and built by Quentin Harley, is now available for pre-order. More

Making custom mesh screens easily with Slic3r & 3D printer 

Jun.30, 2013 -  Alfred has come up with a way of quickly (and easily) making custom meshes and screens using Slic3r and a 3D Printer. More 

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