Japanese tradtional craft meets 3D printing: Kabuku introduces ''mOment' accessories

Jul.31, 2014 - Shibuya, Tokyo based Japanese company Kabuku released this week a new fashion accessory brand 'mOment' KUMO that integrates 3D printing technologies and Japanese traditional dyeing technique. More

Meet the FoodForm 3D Printer that prints ice cream

Jul.31, 2014 - This week, Luis E. Fraguada of Spanish company 'Robots In Gastronomy' has also showed off a printer that is capable of printing ice cream. Their printer, called 'FoodForm', allows the user to print objects onto any surface. More

Eastman teams up with Colorfabb to introduce low-odor 3D printing material with superior strength

Jul.31, 2014 - 3D printing material manufacturer Helian Polymers, Brand Owner of colorFabb based in the Netherlands, announced today the collaboration with Eastman Chemical Company (USA). More

Australia to launch Additive Manufacturing Hub to stay globally competitive

Jul.31, 2014 - Australia is launching the Additive Manufacturing Hub in a bid to increase collaboration and to take advantage of 3D printing to save Australian manufacturing. More

A sneak preview of Olaf Diegel's 3D printed saxophone

Jul.31, 2014 - After publishing a video about the manufacturing process for his 3D printed guitars, Olaf Diegel posted another video this week, a sneak preview of his 3D printed saxophone. More

WASP team to 3D print homes in developing countries using clay and soil

Jul.31, 2014 - Since December 2012, Italian team Wasp (standing for 'World's Advanced Saving Project') has been working on development of 3D printers and research about clay printers and materials. More

Breaking into a house is now easier with a 3D printer

Jul.30, 2014 - It costs you quite some time and money If you lose your key or it is stolen. Fortunately there are some alternatives that could help you. KeyMe launched a new 3D key printing service back in December 2013. More

Find and 3D print replacement parts instantly using Smart Shape technology

Jul.30, 2014 - At the Smart America Expo, start-up Imaginestics out of West Lafayette, Indiana demonstrated the potential impact of "Smart Shape Technology (SST)" on 3D printing and local manufacturing hubs. More

3D printing breakthrough that allows for multiple metallic properties in same object

Jul.30, 2014 - Researchers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, are implementing a 3D printing process that transitions from one metal or alloy to another in a single object. More

MadeSolid announces Tough Resin for 3D printing, available for pre-order

Jul.30, 2014 - MadeSolid, a YC-backed 3D printing materials startup out of Emeryville, CA, is doing R&D to create more variety of resins with unique properties for your 3D printer. More

Solid, the first bluetooth-enabled, 3D printed titanium bike with buzzing handlebars

Jul.29, 2014 - Portland's entry, submitted by design firm Industry and hand-made bike maker Ti Cycles, is a very speical high-end concept bike. Solid is a Bluetooth-enabled urban bike featuring a 3D printed titanium frame. More

Hellmann's 3D prints selfies out of Mayonnaise, now you can eat your face on burgers

Jul.29, 2014 - Hellmann's has created a robotic 3D printer arm that squirts out mayonnaise selfies on burgers, as part of a summer campaign the brand has launched in the U.K.. More

MIT, Manipal graduates develop $1000 Julia 3D printer, with more in the pipeline

Jul.29, 2014 - Founded by Vijay Raghav Varada and Rohit Asil, Fracktal Works is a starup in India that was aimed to create affordable technology and deliver it to every doorstep. More

4-meter tall giant Magna Delta 3D Printer unveiled by Japanese creators

Jul.29, 2014 - Japanese company GenKei has designed a giant Delta 3D printer called 'Magna'. Magna is designed for printing architectural elements, full scale furniture, products, and life size figures. More

The U.S. Army wants to use 3D printers to make warheads

Jul.28, 2014 - The U.S. Army plans to use 3D printing to print warhead components which could not only save the army money, but also expand its capacity of creating more effective weapons. More

UConn uses CT scans and 3D printing to restore antique musical instruments

Jul.28, 2014 - Researchers at the University of Connecticut are using 3D printing medical technology to bring new life into some antique musical instruments. More

Amazon launches 3D Printed Products store offering customizable fashion accessories & toys

Jul.28, 2014 - Amazon has launched today a 3D Printed Products store, a marketplace that is designed to gives customers access to 3D printed products, many that can be customized by material, size, styles. More

QSQM acquired for $1M, set to launch new Uncia DLP 3D printer on Indiegogo this week

Jul.28, 2014 - QSQM Technology Corporation in Shenyang, a manufacturer of DLP 3D Printer in China, announced that the company has been acquired for $1 million by Nanjing F.M. company. More

A hug to mom with both arms: 6-year-old boy gets $350 3D printed myoelectric arm

Jul.28, 2014 - But now, thanks to University of Central Florida aerospace engineering student Albert Manero, Alex has got the first 3D printed e-NABLE Myoelectric arm. More

3DPrintTech releases free app for 3D printing objects larger than build volume

Jul.28, 2014 - 3DPrintTech is a free app and works as CAD plugin with Autodesk Inventor 2014, AutoCAD 2014 and SolidWorks 2014. 3DPrintTech is designed to print larger objects on small 3D printer quickly. More

First 3D printing café in Europe celebrates 6 month anniversary with a showcase of custom-ers' work

Jul.27, 2014 - "3D printing and the maker culture is now accessible for everyone, young and old, experienced or total newbie!" says Norma Barr, co-founder of DimensionAlley, Europe's first 3D printing FabCafé. More

3D-printed replica of King Richard III's skeleton goes on display today

Jul.26, 2014 - The 3D printed replica of King Richard III's remains will be displayed at Leicester's new Richard III visitor centre, which is set to open its doors to the public today. More

Olaf Diegel explains how to make a 3D printed Americana Guitar

Jul.26, 2014 - Olaf Diegel posted a clip about the manufacturing process for his 3D printed guitars. He also explained that 3D printing is not going to replace traditional manufacturing. More

Goliat extruder for 3D printers set to launch on Indiegogo next week

Jul.25, 2014 - TYTAN 3D, a polish 3D printing start-up announced that Goliat Extruder is set to launch on Indiegogo next week, looking to raise fund for the full production of Goliat Extruder. More

Two South Africa's cancer patients get 3D printed jaw implants

Jul.25, 2014 - Two patients at the Kimberley Hospital in South Africa can smile again and have their normal life back after receiving the country's first 3D printed titanium jaw bone implantation. More

Threeding App available on Amazon Appstore for Fire Phone users

Jul.25, 2014 - 3D printing marketplace Threeding today announced the availability of its app on the Amazon Appstore, accessible to all Amazon Fire Phone users. More

Johnson & Johnson & Organovo to evaluate 3D printing living tissue for drug research

Jul.25, 2014 - Organovo announced that it has entered into an agreement with Janssen Research and Development (JRD) to evaluate the use of 3D bio-printed tissue in a drug discovery setting. More

Fuse filament welding clamp for 3D printers

Jul.25, 2014 - Everyone who uses a 3D printer has experienced print fails when they run out of filament in the middle of a print job. Pedro M. Librero, an industrial designer, has the same frustration. More

NASA releases printable 3D models of spacecraft, asteroids & planetary surfaces

Jul.24, 2014 - More than a dozen NASA satellites and spacecraft constantly monitor our planet's vital signs. In order to get people interested in our galaxy and allow those with access to a 3D printer to produce their own version of spacecraft. More

3D-printed tissues advance research on bio-fabricating human tissues

Jul.24, 2014 - Tissue engineering and vascular biology expert Guohao Dai has won a Faculty Early Career Development Award (CAREER) for his research into bio-fabricating human tissues using 3D cell printing. More

MIT's NVBots launches NVprinter on Fundable, featuring automated part remover

Jul.24, 2014 - Boston-based 3D printing startup NVBots, founded by MIT students, is seeking to raise $150,000 with a crowdfunding campaign on Fundable, allowing interested parties to help fund the adoption of the NVBots 3D printing solution. More

Six-year-old boy gets prosthetic hand made by 3D printer

Jul.24, 2014 - Six-year-old Joseph Gilbert of Chester, N.Y., was born without any fingers on his left hand. But thanks to a new "robohand," designed and built with a 3D printer at SUNY New Paltz. More

Hollywood Special Effects 3D prints 14-foot tall giant creature using 3D printers

Jul.23, 2014 - A 14-foot tall giant creature will be showcased at the Comic-Con International 2014 conference. The conference takes place July 24-27 in San Diego, California. More

Make your own 3D printed Steampunk photo frame

Jul.23, 2014 - This project simply came out of the idea Don had one day. After working on the project the idea of working on a steampunk design has been in the back of his head. Thus, the steampunk picture frame was born. More

Metamason: Revolutionizing 3D printed custom CPAP masks for sleep apnea sufferers

Jul.23, 2014 - Metamason, a 3D printing startup in Pasadena believes that the effectiveness of many medical products can be dramatically increased with a customized fit for each patient. More

SeeMeCNC to unveil largest 15 foot tall Delta 3D printer 'Partdaddy'

Jul.22, 2014 - SeeMeCNC is an early player in the 3D printer industry. They have built affordable Rostok 3D printer kits and ORION series of 3D printers based on delta system. More

Middle East company 3D printed the entire country of Bahrain

Jul.22, 2014 - Micro CADD Services in the Middle East, has 3D printed one of the world's largest models of an entire country, Bahrain, using Mcor Technologies' Matrix 300+ paper based 3D printer. More

Zecotek testing high-performance metal alloy 3D printing

Jul.22, 2014 - Zecotek Photonics announced that it has contracted LT-PYRKAL to assemble and test its first compact, high-speed 3D printer which will have the ability to use alloys to "print" metal components. More

Neotech releases new system for 3D printing electronics

Jul.22, 2014 - Germany-based Neotech AMT GmbH, which began developing this novel technology in 2006 has announced Monday the release of a new 3D Printed Electronics system, the LBS 45XE. More

US Army investigating ways to produce 3D printed food for soldiers

Jul.22, 2014 - U.S. Army researchers are investigating ways to use 3D printing to produce food for soldiers. Their mission is to advance novel food technologies to make them suitable for military field feeding needs. More

Singapore company launches fast and high precision Onyx 3D printer

Jul.21, 2014 - After a year in development, Singapore based 3dee Creations officially unveiled their first "prosumer" desktop 3D printer '3dee Onyx' last week. 3dee Onyx uses Fused deposition modeling technology. More

Italian designer 3d printing with waste coffee and clay composite

Jul.21, 2014 - Italian designer and engineer Francesco Pacelli has recently successfully printed objects using mixture of used ground coffee and clay. More

Solidoodle lowers price of all 3D printers by $100 to $300

Jul.21, 2014 - Brooklyn-based Solidoodle announces the price reduction of its line of printers, knocking off at least $100 on each model. More

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries turns to 3D printers for rocket parts

Jul.21, 2014 - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) announced its plan at a press briefing last Thursday that it is considering using metal 3D printer to manufacture rocket parts. More

3D printing speeds up EMYS the emotional robot project

Jul.21, 2014 - LIREC (Living with Robots and Interactive Companions) is a five year EU-funded project aiming to create a new generation of interactive, emotionally intelligent companions that is capable of long-term relationships with humans. More

Hasbro teams up with Shapeways to sell 3D printed 'My Little Pony' fan art

Jul.21, 2014 - The Rhode Island-based multinational toy company Hasbro plans to announce on Monday a partnership with a 3D printing company, Shapeways, to sell 3D printed art inspired by its popular toy line My Little Pony. More

OwnPhones launches Kickstarter campaign to build first wireless 3D printed earbuds

Jul.20, 2014 - San Diego, CA-based startup OwnPhones has launched a Kickstarter campaign for their custom-fit, highly personalized 3D printed earbuds. The campaign has a funding goal of $250,000USD by August 25th. More

NRC Report: Too soon for 3D printing to significantly enhance space operations

Jul.20, 2014 - But a new report from the National Research Council (NRC) concludes it's too soon for 3D printing to significantly enhance space operations. The specific benefits and potential scope of the technology's use remain undetermined. More

Matterfab developing affordable metal 3D printer

Jul.19, 2014 - MatterFab wants to build a platform that can replace traditional manufacturing and surpass it. MatterFab is developing the first US based powder bed fusion metal 3D printer. More

Swedish company launches fume free and hassle free 3D printer ZYYX 3D

Jul.18, 2014 - Today the Gothenburg, Sweden based company Magicfirm Europe has launched a new desktop 3D printer: ZYYX 3D. The new ZYYX 3D printer features an enclosed build chamber with an active carbon filter system. More

DYNAMO 3D launches super fast D3D ONE EVO 3D printer

Jul.18, 2014 - DYNAMO 3D, a young Italian company that designs and produces consumer 3D printers, announced today its latest innvation, the D3D ONE EVO 3D printer, thanks to its collaboration with Create it REAL. More

RepRapBCN introduces sub-$1000 BCN3DR Delta 3D printer

Jul.18, 2014 - The new BCN3DR printer is a Delta type RepRap printer that is reliable, accurate and simple. The printer is the younger sister (in size and portability) of the BCN3D+. More

Upgrade your ride with NeoPixel LEDs and 3D printing

Jul.18, 2014 - Popular Electronics shop Adafruit loves to create innovative projects using 3D printing. This week Adafruit shows NeoPixel LEDs that lets you upgrade your long board for a very bright and safe summer night ride. More

Polish company OVE is developing affordable full color FDM 3D printer & DLP 3D printer

Jul.18, 2014 - Polish company OVE plans to introduce a full color FDM 3D printer and a full-colour DLP 3D printer which utilise OVE's patent-pending 3D color printing technology, Tomek Pluciennik, CEO of OVE 3D Printers said on Thursday. More

UK announces £154 million for aerospace research, including 3D printing of plane parts

Jul.17, 2014 - The UK Government is to invest £154 million in aerospace research projects, including the 3D printing of plane parts. The investment is being announced today by Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg at the Farnborough air show. More

Korean startup 3D prints replica of your fetus based on ultrasound sound data

Jul.17, 2014 - Korean startup 3D Story Corp. announced Wednesday that it has started to offer 3D printed fetus for young parents based on ultrasound scan data. More

3D printed steampunk Alien Xenomorph costume

Jul.17, 2014 - The latest project is the Xenomorph suit created by XRobots' James Bruton. This Steampunk Alien Xenomorph project is all custom designed and 3D printed on a Lulzbot TAZ 3D printer. More

3D printing with ice cream? MIT students create a 3D ice cream printer

Jul.17, 2014 - Three students at MIT, Kyle Hounsell, Kristine Bunker, and David Donghyun Kim have created a ice cream printer using the principals of a fused deposition model printer. More

YouBionic developing first electronic 3D printed bionic prosthetic hand

Jul.16, 2014 - Using 3D printers, low-cost microcontrollers and servos, Youbionic is currently developing a 3D-printed bionic prosthetic hand, hoping that may finally bring down the costs. More

BMW wants to 3D print this concept car with biodegradable materials in Kenya

Jul.16, 2014 - Swedish designer Erik Melldahl has recently designed an extraordinary Maasaica car for BMW, which is locally built in Serengeti using 3D printing technology, degradable materials and traditional handcraft. More

Squink lets you print a circuit board fast and cheap

Jul.16, 2014 - A company called BotFactory has developed Squink, a portable factory that creates circuit boards in minutes at the very low cost. More

South Korea drawing up a 10-year plan for 3D printing

Jul.16, 2014 - The South Korean government announced Wednesday that it is drawing up a 10-year plan to promote the country's 3D printing industry. More

Boeing and Lotus F1 team up to develop method of 3D printing strong fiber reinforced parts

Jul.16, 2014 - Boeing and Lotus are working on to solve the issue is to include reinforcing fibers into 3D printed parts. In the SLS process, the reinforcing fibers are essentially layed down in the same direction. . More

Hurco files patent for CNC-based 3D printing

Jul.16, 2014 - Hurco Companies announced the company recently filed a U.S. patent application for new technology combining 3D printing and CNC machining. More

Comparison test of four pre-print check tools

Jul.15, 2014 - 3D printing transforms your design into physical objects, but before you send 3D files to the printer, you have to make sure every design can successfully be 3D Printed. More

GE announces $50 million high volume 3D printing facility in Auburn

Jul.15, 2014 - GE's aviation division plans to bring high volume additive manufacturing to its facility in Auburn, AL. GE will use 3D printing to produce a fuel nozzle for use in jet engines. More

Japanese company offers 3D printed doll for wedding-day memories

Jul.15, 2014 - Resin processing company Morisaki Jushi co. Ltd recently launched a new service called MARIAGE POUPÉE (Marriage doll in French) which they create 3D printed bride and groom dolls that look just like them. More

11-year-old girl assembles 3D printed prosthetic hands for other children

Jul.15, 2014 - 11-year-old girl Sierra at Monkton Central School in the U.S. is changing the life of other children: she assembled prosthetic hands made from a 3D printer for those in need. More

Tinkerer creates playable Tetris t-shirt

Jul.15, 2014 - Game enthusiast Marc Kerger loves the childhood game Tetris so much, he created a playable Tetris t-shirt to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Tetris video game on Jun 6. More

Japanese Artist arrested for distributing 3D Printable file of her genitals

Jul.15, 2014 - Japanese artist Megumi Igarashi (42) was arrested on Monday for selling 3D printable data of her own genitals, announced Tokyo Metropolitan Police. More

3D printer to aid visually impaired students

Jul.14, 2014 - Thanks to 3D printing and 3D thermal reflow treatment, braille books, braille picture books and teaching materials can be produced as touchable objects with color and detailed lines and curves. More

3D printed drone is here, could one day deliver purchases

Jul.14, 2014 - In December 2014, Amazon announced Prime Air with a goal to get packages into customers' hands in 30 minutes or less using unmanned aerial vehicles. More

First 3D printed anatomy kits aims to revolutionize medical training

Jul.14, 2014 - Researchers from Monash University in Australia has developed and 3D printed a unique kit of anatomical body parts which can be used in medical education and training. More

Home Depot starts selling Makerbot 3D printers in US

Jul.14, 2014 - Home Depot Inc. (HD), the world's largest home-improvement chain has partnered with MakerBot to bring MakerBot Replicator Desktop 3D Printers to customers. The 3D printers will be available on The Home Depot website... More

Sculptify releases details on David 3D pellet printer, to launch on Kickstarter in August

Jul.14, 2014 - Today Sculptify announced its plans to launch a Kickstarter campaign in August of this year. The company will offer production units to Kickstarter backers in exchange for funding contributions. More

Chinese company 3D-prints out 2 m long boat

Jul.14, 2014 - It didn't sink! On July 13, 2014, a 3D printed boat, fabricated by a large FDM based 3D printer, successfully completed her water trials. More

French surgeon performs world's first spinal fusion surgery using 3D printed spine cages

Jul.13, 2014 - A surgeon in Lyon, France has performed the world's first spinal fusion surgery using customized spine cages created with a 3D printer. Dr. Vincent FIERE, M.D. at the Hospital Jean Mermoz in Lyon, France... More

Stratasys & Graphene Technologies to develop graphene-enhanced 3D printing materials

Jul.13, 2014 - Rechovot, Israel based 3D printer manufacturer Stratasys, in collaboration with Novato, CA based American Graphite Technologies, will research and develop Graphene enhanced 3D printing materials for 3D printers. More

3D printing could revolutionize supply chains at Maersk

Jul.13, 2014 - When advanced manufacturing and 3D printing becomes widely available, more companies are exploring how 3D printing can be used as an at-sea manufacturing technology. More

Patient getting 3D printed shoulder

Jul.13, 2014 - From 3D-printed limbs to titanium legs and hands, 3D printing is revolutionising the prosthetic industry. A patient in the Rijnland Hospital in Leiderdorp will have shoulder replacement surgery next week. More

Shapeit turns your favorite game characters into high-res 3D-printed figurines

Jul.12, 2014 - Vancouver, Canada based startup Shapeit has just launched a crowdfunding campaign, in which gamers can bring their favorite game characters to life as 3D-printed figurines shipped directly to their door. More

GE giving away 12 'Build Your Own Jet Engine' kits & 3D printable design file

Jul.12, 2014 - A good news here: General Electric announced it is giving away 12 "Build Your Own Jet Engine", an assembly kit that lets aviation enthusiasts build their own 3D printed jet engine replicas. More

3D print your own Hunters and Monsters from game Evolve

Jul.11, 2014 - You no longer need to purchase video game figurines from a store. Now you can 3D print the hunters and monsters from the newest monster-hunting game, Evolve. More

3D print your own copy of Marcel Duchamp's chess set from 1918

Jul.11, 2014 - In 1918 Artist, sculptor and chess enthusiast Marcel Duchamp designed and hand-carved a chess set in Buenos Aires. But his 1918 set, is owned by a private collector and since then, unseen by the public. More

US Army invests in 3D bioprinting for skin repair and organ reconstruction

Jul.11, 2014 - The U.S. Army is investing in regenerative medicine and 3-D bioprinting. Scientists are aiming to print skin cells on the patient using a 3D bio-printer to help injured soldiers recover from the wounds of war. More

Sciaky's Giant 3D metal printer available in September, producing parts up to 19' lengths

Jul.11, 2014 - Sciaky, Inc. announced today that it will be offering its electron beam additive manufacturing (EBAM) systems for purchase, which will be available as early as September 1, 2014. More

Type A Machines introduces direct 3D printing with Autodesk Meshmixer

Jul.10, 2014 - 3D printing just got a lot easier. Meshmixer users can now print directly to Type A Machines' Series 1 3D Printers, thanks to a new partnership with Autodesk. More

EU Researchers and Materialise 3D print 'Intelligent' Cardiac Catheters

Jul.10, 2014 - The European Union awarded Belgium-based 3D printing company Materialise for its role in improving 3D printed vascular phantom models in the CASCADE Project. More

NASA 3D prints first hi-def 3D model of light-year-long Eta Carinae nebula

Jul.10, 2014 - Researchers at NASA have not only successfully map the entire Eta Carinae Homunculus Nebula for the first time, but also developed a 3D model of the expanding cloud produced by it during its 19th century outburst. More

An elegant 3D printed custom surfboard 'Endless Sinter'

Jul.10, 2014 - To support the the annual gala and fundraiser for the Architecture and Design Museum > Los Angeles, LA-based design studio Karten Design has created a custom built, 3D printed surf board. More

CraftBot 3D printer launches on indiegogo, starting at $399

Jul.10, 2014 - Developers at CraftUnique has launched their CraftBot 3D Printer on Indiegogo. CraftBot is capable of printing large objects (250x200x200 mm, approx. 10x8x8 in). More

3D Print a life-size replica of yourself: China unveils world largest 3D wax printer

Jul.10, 2014 - Qingdao Unique Products Develop Co. Ltd, the developer of the world's largest 3D printer, has unveiled the first life-sized 3D Wax Statue Printer at the World 3D printing technology Industry Conference. More

Fairphone launches 3D-printed cases with 3D Hubs

Jul.9, 2014 - The Dutch smartphone manufacturer FairPhone is going to sell 3D printed cases for its smartphones. FairPhone is the third smartphone manufacturer worldwide that uses 3D printing to fabricate its phone cases. More

3D printed semi-automatic ruger charger pistol test fire

Jul.9, 2014 - A gunmaker who calls himself Buck O'Fama uploaded a video to LiveLeaks on the Fourth of July claims that he has 3D printed a receiver for a semi-automatic Ruger Charger pistol. More

Cobblebot large build area 3D printer hits Kickstarter, starting at $299

Jul.9, 2014 - Cobblebot is a low cost large build area consumer 3D printer. It has one of the largest print areas of any consumer 3D printer available, that allows you to print objects up to 15" x 15" x 15" (381 x 381 x 381 mm). More

All-in-One 3D printing software Simplify3D

Jul.9, 2014 - Simplify3D Software is commercial 3D printing software that has been in the market almost 2 years. Simplify3D replaces the Repetier-Host and Slic3r packages and allows importing of different files. More

Richard Horne releases 3DRnano & 1.8m tall 3DRmega Delta 3D printers

Jul.9, 2014 - UK based engineer Richard Horne has launched two new 3D Delta printers on Tuesday: 3DRnano is a portable Delta 3D Printer and the 3DRMega is an impressive 1.80m Delta printer. More

Normal makes customized, 3D printed earphones that perfectly fit your ears

Jul.9, 2014 - Hardware startup Normal has just launched its custom 3D-printed earphones in the US market that are custom-built based on photos you take of your own ears. Normals are fully personalized for each user's ear. More

Most realistic 3D printed Flexy-Hand v2 released for those in need

Jul.8, 2014 - 3D printing is revolutionizing the field of prosthetics and allows numerous families to use the technology to design low-cost, artificial limbs that they otherwise couldn't afford. More

MIT 3D prints FingerReader to help the blind in real time

Jul.8, 2014 - Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a 3D printed audio reading device that enables people with visual impairments to read text printed on papers, books, computer screens and other devices. More

Hollywood is helping the military 3D print and build a real Iron Man suit

Jul.8, 2014 - The U.S. Military is partnering with various companies and universities to develop Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit (TALOS), an advanced Iron Man-style suit to protect and propel U.S. troops. More

Affordable MOTA 3D printer launches on Kickstarter, giving away for $99 & $299

Jul.8, 2014 - 3D Printing doesn't have to be expensive, said MOTA team, the creator of MOTA 3D printer, an affordable high-quality printer. The MOTA 3D printer is equipped with a 0.4mm print head and features up to 120 mm/s print speed. More

Build your own Raspberry Pi based Game Boy with 3D printer

Jul.8, 2014 - Nintendo is celebrating the 25th birthday of it's original Gameboy console this year. If you are a maker and have a 3D printer, you can now even build your own Game Boy with 3d printing and DIY electronics. More

3D scanning firm Matterport raises $16m in Series B to lead 3D expansion

Jul.7, 2014 - 3D scanning firm Matterport has raised an additional $16 million in a Series B financing led by DCM Ventures, with AME Cloud Ventures also joining as a new investor. More

Unique functional Tourbillon model 3D printed at 1000% scale

Jul.7, 2014 - In horology, a tourbillon is an addition to the mechanics of a watch escapement and designed to improve accuracy. Although it is developed around 1795 by the French-Swiss watchmaker Abraham-Louis Breguet... More

Artist remaking 8 regional Chess variants using 3D printing

Jul.7, 2014 - In her recent 'Orthogonal/Diagonal' exhibition at the Enjoy Public Art Gallery in New Zealand, Artist Nova Jiang uses regional variants of chess found in Asia as seeds for generating 3D printed playable games. More

BAE Systems think 3D printers could print UAVs during a mission by 2040

Jul.7, 2014 - 3D printers could be incorporated in military and civil aircraft of 2040 or even earlier to create small unmanned aircraft during a mission, British defence company BAE Systems claim. More

15-year-old filed a patent for his new 3D printer, 10x faster than Makerbot Replicator

Jul.6, 2014 - Fifteen-year-old Thomas Suarez has big plans for this summer: he wants to revolutionize 3D printing technology. The young inventor and entrepreneur has already filed a patent for his own 3D printer. More

University of Arizona students successfully launch 3D printed rocket

Jul.6, 2014 - University of Arizona students created and successfully launched a rocket made up with several 3D printed parts. 3D printing has been used to create circuit mounts, electronic housing boxes, etc. More

ErectorBot large scale 3D printer comes with first 'production level' granule-fed extruder

Jul.5, 2014 - Leonard Dodd, a designer, engineer and fabricator, has developed an innovative 3D Printer that works directly with granules of plastic. Dodd's ErectorBot (Bot that erects) uses the gantry design. More

Stunning 3D printed Mazda Whisper wins Mazda Design 2014 Polish Edition

Jul.5, 2014 - On May 16th, an official awards ceremony of Mazda Design 2014 Competition - Polish Edition, took place at the Grand Theatre in Warsaw, Poland. It was the 5th edition of this nationwide competition for designers. More

3D printing helps Better Walk to design and build a better crutch

Jul.4, 2014 - In May 2013, the three formed a company called Better Walk to design a more effective crutch that removes force from a crutch user's underarm area and reduces the amount of direct force through a user's wrist. More

Segway Japan teams up with Marubeni to 3D print customized parts for Segway PTs

Jul.4, 2014 - Marubeni Information Systems has announced that it has launched a joint development project with Segway Japan to fabriate customized parts for Segway PTs using 3D printers. More

3D printing aids in ankle replacement surgery, enables woman to walk again

Jul.4, 2014 - Arthritic ankles can make it nearly impossible for sufferers to walk. But now there is another option: ankle replacement surgery for patients with severe osteoarthritis of the ankle. More

US Navy looks to take 3D printer to sea

Jul.4, 2014 - The U.S. Navy is exploring how 3D printing can be used as an at-sea manufacturing technology. On Jun 24 and 26, the U.S. Navy hosted its first Maker Faire, a two-day event featuring a series of workshops. More

ColorFabb offers PLA, WoodFill pellets for 3D printing

Jul.3, 2014 - ColorFabb announces today that it will start producing 3D Printing materials in pellet form. This new product is aimed at the DIY filament producers who own a small DIY filament extruder such as a filabot. More

Five material/color liquid cooled 3D printer RoVa3D fully funds on second day

Jul.3, 2014 - On June 23, ORD Solutions launched a 35 day Kickstarter campaign for their latest 3D printer, the RoVa3D. On June 25, they passed their funding goal of $25,000. More

Ignitec uses 3D printing to develop luxury audio headphone

Jul.3, 2014 - British product design house, Ignitec, has designed and manufactured a new generation of wireless headphones for technology start-up and luxury goods company Audiowings using 3D printing. More

BMW is 3D printing custom thumbs for its workers to prevent injuries

Jul.3, 2014 - BMW Group has introduced a 3D printed flexible finger cot, which protects workers against excess strains on the thumb joints while carrying out certain assembly activities. More

3D printed muscle-powered bio-bots walk on command

Jul.3, 2014 - Engineers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign demonstrated on Wednesday a class of 3D printed walking "bio-bots" powered by muscle cells and controlled with electrical pulses. More

Inoperable tumor removed from five year old, thanks to 3D printing

Jul.3, 2014 - A team of surgeons at the Hospital Sant Joan de Déu in Barcelona, Spain has successfully completed a "highly complex" surgery to remove a tumor in 5 years old boy, thanks to 3D printing. More

Amazon teams up with Mixee Labs to let customers create their own products

Jul.2, 2014 - Amazon is venturing more into 3D printing. Amazon just started to embed Mixee Labs' customizers on their product pages to enable customers to not just buy, but to create their own products. More

Don Foley recreates Ellis Island Customs House with a 3D printer [3D model free for 4th of July]

Jul.2, 2014 - With the 4th of July approaching 3D designer Don Foley wanted to 3D print an historic building. He had covered the Ellis Island Customs House for the National Park Service, so this seemed like a natural topic. More

itSeez3D app & Structure Sensor to turn your iPad into ultra-realistic 3D scanner

Jul.2, 2014 - iPad owners can now create 3D objects from real life, thanks to a new app from visual technology developer Itseez. Itseez has launched Itseez3D scanner application, designed to work with Occipital Structure Sensor. More

Orange Maker announces high-res 3D printing technology - Heliolithography

Jul.2, 2014 - Orange Maker, the LA-based 3D Printing technology startup, has announced today a revolutionary new 3D printing technology - Heliolithography (patent-pending) - that displays significant improvements... More

Australian startup Hardcotton launches world first pressure controlled SLA 3D printer

Jul.2, 2014 - Canberra, Australia startup Hardcotton has launched today Elemental – a stereolithography (SLA) 3D printer that is claimed to be "the world's first pressure controlled 3D printer". More

Software makes it easy to design & 3D print wrist splints for arthritis sufferers

Jul.1, 2014 - Dr Abby Paterson, a Loughborough University lecturer, has developed a computer software concept that will enable clinicians to design and make custom-made 3D printed wrist splints. More

GeMo, an army of 3D printed vases seeking funds on Kickstarter

Jul.1, 2014 - Mehran Gharleghi and Amin Sadeghy from Studio Integrate have launched a Kickstarter campaign for an army of 3D printed GeMo vases that will be exhibited at a London exhibition. More

Ion Core, makers of Zinter PRO 3D Printer secures $10m investment

Jul.1, 2014 - Ion Core Ltd, the maker of Zinter PRO 3D Printer has secured $10 million in funding from Hedge Fund Managers Jonathan Bailey and BJ Eastwood, for rapid expansion of production and sales into Europe and the United States. More

Winners Of Virginia Tech 3D printed vehicle competition 2014

Jul.1, 2014 - In the Spring 2014 semester, Virginia Tech hosted a university-wide extracurricular competition that challenged students to design and fabricate fully 3D printed air and ground vehicles. More

Earth Home Builder 3D prints your home with earthbags

Jul.1, 2014 - Now a company called United Earth Builders, based in Joshua Tree, CA, has developed a machine that '3D prints' home with earthbags. Its machine, the Earth Home Builder, is equipped with a compact Bobcat. More

A step closer to bio-printing organs: scientists bio-printed vascular networks

Jul.1, 2014 - According to a new study reports announced today, researchers have made a giant leap towards the goal of 'bio-printing' transplantable tissues and organs for people affected by major diseases and trauma injuries. More

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