Open source 3D printing as learning tool in two high schools in Greece

Jun.30, 2014 - A three-month research project attempts to examine to what extent the technological capabilities of open source 3D printing could serve as a means of learning and communication. More

Virginia Tech & Quantum Materials develop uncloneable anti-counterfeiting 3D printing technology

Jun.30, 2014 - Virginia Tech has teamed up with Quantum Materials Corp. to develop uncloneable anti-counterfeiting 3D printing technology to help to ensure positive identity of any particular object. More

Hema introduces Scan Lounge to print you or your kids in 3D

Jun.30, 2014 - This week, Hema announced the launch of Scan Lounge which will be opened at the HEMA store in Stadshart mall in Amstelveen, the Netherlands. The Scan Lounge consists of 68 high resolution cameras. More

Dutch designers adopt 3D printing & Colorfabb wood filament for new shoe collection

Jun.30, 2014 - Designers are seeing benefits in going high tech to produce truly wearable products. Dutch designer Chris van den Elzen has teamed up with Judith van Vliet to create a new shoe collection called "EXCIDIUM". More

6-year-old boy Keegen received a 3D printed card holding E-Nable hand

Jun.30, 2014 - Just about a month ago, little Keegan received his first e-NABLE hand from the E-Nabling the Future community, a network of passionate volunteers using 3D printing to give the world a "Helping Hand". More

TOME portable, self-contained FDM 3D printer under development, priced less than $1500

Jun.29, 2014 - Philip Haasnoot, and his partner Corey Renner wanted to enter this market with a portable and self contained FDM 3D printer that could be used in field hospitals that are short on supplies. More

Stunning 3D printed White matter model reveals beauty of brain

Jun.29, 2014 - One central feature is an intricate and stunning 3D printed model of the white matter patterns in the brain. Lead exhibit developer Dr. Jayatri Das, Chief Bioscientist at The Franklin Institute. More

UNYQ raises $1m, taking pre-orders for 3D printed below-knee fairings

Jun.28, 2014 - Six weeks after launching a direct-to-consumer ecommerce site that invites amputees to design stunning 3D printed custom fairings, UNYQ has closed its seed-round of funding in the amount of $1,050,000 US dollars. More

Free TRNIO app turns your iPhone into a 3D scanner

Jun.28, 2014 - 3D scanning captures the geometry of the 3D world, but most existing 3D scanner are expensive and require a complicated setup. TRNIO is a new app that aims to turn your iPhone into a high-quality 3D scanner. More

MakerBot's PrintShop iPad App makes it easy to create 3D printed jewelry, signs

Jun.28, 2014 - Makerbot has officially launched its MakerBot PrintShop app, a free iOS tool that is designed for people with no experience in 3D printing and no design experience. More

3D Weaver prints flexible woven structures out of wool and paper

Jun.27, 2014 - Royal College of Art (RCA) graduate Oluwaseyi Sosanya has come up with a unique creation: He has created a beautiful loom designed for weaving in three dimensions using the x y and z coordinates. More

3D printing ceramic filled polymers for electromagnetic applications

Jun.27, 2014 - Two years ago, desperately trying to get a $350 Chinese 3D printer to operate the idea was born to modify the filament to print materials that can influence the electromagnetic field, in a more complex way than just ordinary plastic. More

Free online 3D model converter

Jun.27, 2014 - Alexander Gessler wrote a small handy tool that converts 40+ 3D file formats to OBJ, STL and others. Supported input file formats include 3DS, FBX, Blender, OBJ, DXF, LWO, STL, PLY and more than 25 others. More

The Ewe Filament Extruder turns recycled plastic into inexpensive 3D printing

Jun.27, 2014 - Ewe Industries, an Italian company wants to change that with its Ewe filament extruder that is designed for every individual. The Ewe filament extruder turns any recycled plastic. More

Harvard engineers use new resin inks and 3D printing to construct lightweight cellular composites

Jun.27, 2014 - Materials scientists have created new 3D resin inks that can used to construct lightweight architectures with 3D printing. These thermosetting resins are composed of epoxy resins. More

Aerojet Rocketdyne successfully tests engine, 3D printed in just three parts

Jun.26, 2014 - This week, Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp company, announced that it has successfully completed a series of hot-fire tests on a Bantam demonstration engine built entirely with 3D printing. More

Sculptify introduces 'David' 3D printer that prints directly with pellets of filament

Jun.26, 2014 - Sculptify today introduced David, an innovative 3D Printer that works directly with pelletized materials. The David 3D Printer features a durable anodized aluminum enclosure. More

Pine Cone, a collection of naturally spiraled 3D printed housewares by Isaac Budmen

Jun.26, 2014 - Pine Cone is a collection of desktop delights cleverly capturing the beautiful spiraling seeds of trees by Isaac Budmen. The idea behind is to translate the loveliness of nature into our everyday objects. More

3D Systems announces iSense iPad 3D Scanner available for pre-order

Jun.26, 2014 - 3D Systems announced that its iSense 3D Scanner is now available for preorder. 3D Systems unveiled the iSense, a compact device that transforms your iPad into a lightweight camera, at CES this January. More

Fully 3D printed AirDog is world's first auto-follow drone to track your action

Jun.26, 2014 - Start-up company, Helico, has introduced AirDog, the world's first automated drone designed to track and video outdoor sports and activities, on Kickstarter looking to raise $200,000 for the production. More

World's first 3D chocolate printer Choc Creator version 2 launches

Jun.26, 2014 - The Choc Creator was billed as a "simple, yet versatile desktop 3D chocolate printer." In collabration with its Chinese partner, Choc Edge has officially released the second version of Choc Creator in Chinese market. More

Makerbot seeking patent to print objects larger than build volume of a 3D printer

Jun.26, 2014 - Everyone's now aware of 3D printing. There are literally hundreds of desktop 3D printers emerging on the market, but most of them have very small build volume which limits the type of parts that can be printed. More

Full body scanning booths open in Asda, print a 3D Selfie for £60

Jun.25, 2014 - Asda teamed up with Artec Group to bring 3D printing technology to shoppers in the UK with the installation of Artec Shapify Booth, a high speed 3D full body scanner in its Trafford Park store. More

China building world's largest 3D printer to construct houses

Jun.25, 2014 - Qingdao Unique Products Develop Co Ltd has unveiled the world's largest 3D printer last week at the 2014 World 3D Printing Technology Industry Conference and Exhibition. More

MadeSolid's new FireCast resin designed to be burned away

Jun.25, 2014 - MadeSolid's FireCast resin can be used for direct investment casting of products such as jewelry. So when you print a ring in FireCast, you can use this plastic prototype to create a mold. More

Pinshape to sells 3D prints on Amazon, launches Kids' Toys Design Challenge

Jun.25, 2014 - 3D printing community marketplace Pinshape announces today that it has teamed with Amazon so everyone can browse through a selection of cool designs from Pinshape's designers on Amazon. More

Nestle wants to create a real-life, 'Star Trek' food replicator

Jun.25, 2014 - Nestle, the largest food company in the world, says it is planning to build a real-world version of Star Trek-style replicator which produces "food at the press of a button". More

Airwolf 3D announces new dual hot end 3D printer HD2x for under $4,000

Jun.24, 2014 - 3D printer manufacturer Airwolf 3D unveiled today the AW3D HD2x dual hot end 3D printer. The new printer is equipped with patent-pending JRx print heads, each powered by its own stepper motor. More

3D printed tactile picture books for visually impaired kids

Jun.24, 2014 - A University of Colorado Boulder team printed the first 3D version of children's book, allowing visually impaired children and their families to touch objects in the story. More

Australian miner to investigate graphene use in 3D printing

Jun.24, 2014 - Graphite miner Kibaran Resources has partnered with a 3D printing company to investigate opportunities for the application of graphite and graphene in the fast growing 3D printing market. More

Emerging Objects 3D prints house out of salt

Jun.24, 2014 - One of their latest creation, an impressive large-scale, lightweight, additive manufactured structures named '3D Printed House 1.0', is built using salt harvested from San Francisco Bay. More

Robohand & College of the Ouachitas to launch biggest Robohand Print Farm in world

Jun.24, 2014 - A strategic alliance has been formed between Robohand and the College of the Ouachitas in Malvern Arkansas. The college have acquired 53 Makerbot Replicator 2 3D printers. More

3DVIX launches 3D printing marketplace, opening three print shops in Brazil

Jun.23, 2014 - Miami, Florida based Prinvix has just released the beta version of its 3D printing marketplace, 3DVIX. 3DVIX works as your "printer in the cloud". Similar as Shapeways, it prints your 3D designs and ships them worldwide. More

Li Ka-shing, the richest man in Asia invests $10M in Modern Meadow

Jun.23, 2014 - Modern Meadow has secured $10 million in Series A funding led by Horizons Ventures, the Hong Kong-based firm of billionaire investor Li Ka-shing. More

French startup 3D prints your furniture using large-scale 3D printer

Jun.23, 2014 - The company behind it, French startup Drawn, has launched its own line of 3D printed furniture showing off its excellence technical know-how, aiming to inspire everyone to design and make their own furniture. More

Researchers create 3D printed PolyBrick, interlocking bricks for building large structures

Jun.23, 2014 - Researchers have come up a new method to 3D print large-scale forms using customized digital tools, low-cost printing materials and 3D printed interlocking component based systems called PolyBricks. More

MIT researchers building mini human livers with 3D printing

Jun.22, 2014 - Scientists have long been experimenting with the 3D printing of cells, but Bhatia's team has moved a step closer to creating a synthetic liver. More

First life sized 3d printed humanoid skeleton created with 3Doodler

Jun.22, 2014 - But another man, Justin Mattarocchia based in Somerville, Massachusetts, has created a life-sized Plastic Man (Aka. Voight) using 3Doodler, a pen that draws in 3D plastic. More

Gulliver's Gate to bring greatest 3D printed miniature world to New York

Jun.22, 2014 - Gulliver's Gate LLC wants to bring to New York the world's most magical, interactive and technologically-advanced miniature park attraction in the world, created using 3D printing. More

Shapeways teams up with Google to inspire girls to code & 3D print bracelets

Jun.20, 2014 - Shapeways announced its collaboration with Google on its new Made with Code initiative to inspire millions of girls to code and create. The premier project of the initiative is a coding project based on Blockly. More

Another Scara Arm 3D Printer under development

Jun.20, 2014 - A SCARA robot is primarily used for assembly and can be programmed to handle precise installation work repetitively.British inventor Sean (Clanzer) has been hard at work for over a year now. More

MIT & LLNT's 3D printed ultrastiff, ultralight material can carry 160,000 times its own weight

Jun.20, 2014 - Researchers at LLNL and MIT have developed ultralight materials with 10,000 times more stiffness and could be 3D printed from a variety of materials, such as metals or polymers. More

Startup MakeX develops open-source, low cost DLP 3D printer, soon on Kickstarter

Jun.19, 2014 - Digital light processing, which uses a project to cure liquid resin layer by layer, prints objects with a very fine resolution that surpasses that of typical Fused Filament Fabrication (FFF) printers. More

US government launches public library for sharing 3D printable medical data

Jun.19, 2014 - Now the National Institutes of Health has launched the NIH 3D Print Exchange, a public website that enables users to share, download and edit 3D print files. More

Barack Obama is the first President to be 3D scanned and printed

Jun.19, 2014 - The first 3D printed presidential portraits created from 3-D scan data were displayed at the first-ever White House Maker Faire on Wednesday. The 3D printed bust and life mask of Obama... More

Tekma3D TM1 3D printer on Kickstarter, featuring crossing splines XY for speed & accuracy

Jun.19, 2014 - Kickstarter has given birth to many affordable 3D printers. Today another 3D printer has appeared on Kickstarter, the Tekma3D TM1 3D printer by Goleta, CA based Michael Everman and Bill Spracher. More

Dutch designer's analog 3D printer, completely manual, is 3D printing clay

Jun.19, 2014 - De Bruin's background of model making and architecture helps him achieve his first creation: an analog 3D printer that does not utilize electrical source and computer software. More

GeckoTek, 3D printer Build Plate with a permanent coating, launches on Kickstarter

Jun.18, 2014 - Cincinnati, OH based startup GeckoTek has announced the launch of its Kickstarter Campaign for the GeckoTek 3D printer Build Plate. The design and functionality of desktop 3D printers have advanced tremendously. More

A-FOOTPRINT uses 3D printing to create most accurate custom foot supports

Jun.18, 2014 - An EU-funded project, A-FOOTPRINT has developed a way to quickly make customised corrective foot and ankle supports using 3D printers. 200 million Europeans suffer from disabling foot and ankle conditions. More

Airwolf 3D announces WOLFBEND TPU flexible 3D printing filament

Jun.18, 2014 - Most 3D-printed objects are made out of rigid plastic. But if you want to print some handle bar grips for a bicycle or a cell phone case, you need a more flexible material. More

German startup unveils attractive, high resolution Cobot 3D printer

Jun.18, 2014 - Three industrial design students have developed Cobot 3D printer, a compact FDM printer with large print space aimed at professionals like architects, product designers, artists and engineers. More

UK designer creates a 3D printed RC plane using 3Doodler

Jun.18, 2014 - It all started when Matthew Butchard got his 3Doodler. Butchard's initial plan was to build a plane with the 3Doodler, and build it well enough to mount a modern RC motor in it and see if it can take flight. More

Minibuilders, tiny robots 3D printing structures in any size

Jun.17, 2014 - Researchers from IAAC in Barcelona, have combined robotics with 3D printing and developed a group of three separate robots, all mobile and capable of constructing objects far larger than the robot itself. More

Groupe Gorgé launches Prodways Entrepreneurs to support & finance 3D printing businesses

Jun.17, 2014 - French engineering company Groupe Gorgé has launched Prodways Entrepreneurs, a support and financing solution designed for European companies in the 3D Printing area. More

3D Systems releases first details of high-speed 3D printing assembly line for Google's Project Ara

Jun.17, 2014 - 3D Systems released today some of the first details about their new high-speed, continuous fab-grade printer, which could set a new bar for mass-customization product manufacturing. More

3D Systems reveals strategies for the second half of 2014

Jun.17, 2014 - 3D Systems hosted an investor and analyst day last week and today they revealed more details of the projects they are working on for the second half of 2014. More

Researchers develop efficient approach to 3D print high-density metal parts

Jun.17, 2014 - LLNL researchers have developed a new and more efficient approach to determine the right parameters in selective laser melting to print 3-D high-density metal parts. More

3D Systems & Coca-Cola present EKOCYCLE Cube 3D printer that prints in recycled bottles

Jun.17, 2014 - 3D Systems has announced that they will team up with and The Coca-Cola Company to launch the EKOCYCLE Cube, a consumer 3D printer that uses filament made in part from post-consumer recycled plastic bottles. More

Build your own Arduino controlled BuildersBot CNC/3D printer

Jun.16, 2014 - The Buildersbot is an Arduino controlled CNC Router and 3D printer. It features stainless steel frame and was designed for 3D printing big objects. More

Spidey, 3D printed open-source DIY parametric robot

Jun.16, 2014 - Spidey is an open-source robot that you can make yourself. It can be made with 3D printed structure parts and standard on-shelf electronics. The parts of Spidey were designed in OpenSCAD. More

Afinia 3D reduces the price of H-Series desktop 3D printer 19%

Jun.16, 2014 - Afinia 3D, a leading supplier of Desktop 3D Printers, announced today that they are reducing the price of their H-Series 3D Printer 19%, from $1,599 to $1,299USD. More

3D printed keyboard aims to ease finger soreness when learning to play guitar

Jun.16, 2014 - Don Bacon of Denver, Colorado has designed a soft-touch overlay called the Finger Friendly Guitar Company Keyboard (FFK) to help make learning to play the guitar painless. More

Andy Green's 1,000mph Bloodhound office revealed, featuring 3D printed titanium steering wheel

Jun.16, 2014 - Bloodhound SSC is the world's first 1000 mph (1,609 km/h) car and it will begin its land speed record campaign in South Africa in the summer of 2015. More

Cool teachers from Middle school making 3D-printed hand for 7-year-old boy

Jun.16, 2014 - 3D printing technology is improving people's lives. The latest success is the 3D printed hand that two middle school teachers are making for a 7-year-old boy as the gift of a lifetime. More

Airbus 3D Printing technology transformation underway

Jun.15, 2014 - 3D printers could transform the manufacturing of airplane parts, because it's potentially cheaper, and can result in components that are more than 50% lighter than with traditional manufacturing methods. More

For space ceramics or Swamp Thing replicas: applications abound with Kai Parthy's 3D printing materials

Jun.15, 2014 - Inventor Kai Parthy is the mind behind the materials Laywoo-3D, Bendlay, and Laybrick. Today, we checked in with Kai on the progress of his new materials. More

Local Motors' 3D printed car takes first test drive

Jun.15, 2014 - Local Motors announced the completed main structure of the 3D printed car prototype was bonded and bolted together. Yesterday Local Motors took the 3D printed car test mule drive for the first time! More

The FBI Is getting a Stratasys Objet24 3D printer for inspecting bombs

Jun.14, 2014 - The FBI Is getting its own 3D printer for inspecting bombs, nextgov reports on Saturday. The Stratasys Objet24 creates true-to-life models and can print in layers thinner than a human hair. More

Rendor App aims to turn smartphones into 3D scanners

Jun.14, 2014 - Rendor is a free-to-use application that lets you scan and create usable 3D models of objects using just your phone. Users will be able to download and print to place beneath the object. More

17-year-old student developing a sub $1k 3d metal printer

Jun.14, 2014 - 3D printing in plastic materials is becoming quite accessible to home and hobby users. If you're a hobbyist on a typical budget wanting to 3D print in metal, however, the price is not cheap. More

New Leapfrog Creatr HS 3D printer, bigger & 5 times faster

Jun.14, 2014 - Dutch 3D printer manufacturer Leapfrog announced Friday their new Creatr HS 3D printer, which prints up to 5 times faster than the regular Creatr, according to the company. More

Ultimaker lets you 3D print your favorite mascot for World Cup Brazil

Jun.13, 2014 - To support the 2014 Fifa World Cup, Ultimaker is letting soccer fans around the world show their support for their favorite team by creating 16 unique country related Mascots. More

3D printing a moving and tracking Portal Turret

Jun.13, 2014 - Not only does this Portal turret move, has light and sound, it can also track its victims with a camera. Turrets are one of the main testing obstacles in the Portal games. More

MXD3D acquires three marketplaces for building, sharing and printing 3D models

Jun.13, 2014 - Jordanian startup Mixed Dimensions (MXD3D) announced today the acquisition of three specialized 3D Printing marketplaces from uFathom Inc., a Calgary, Canada based company. More

'We did it!' 29 year-old 'Iron Man' paraplegic kicks off World Cup

Jun.13, 2014 - Thanks to mind-controlled technology and 3D printing, 29-year-old Juliano Pinto, has made the first kick of the World Cup using a mind-controlled robotic exoskeleton. More

3D printer headed for Space Station is ready for launch in August 2014

Jun.12, 2014 - Made In Space's 3D printer, specially designed for use on the ISS, has passed final NASA certifications and testing and is ready to launch to the International Space Station in August 2014. More

3D Systems breaks speed barrier, showing 3D printing is faster than injection molding

Jun.12, 2014 - 3D Systems announced this week that its fab-grade 3D printers effectively matched and exceeded the productivity of traditional injection molding in the direct manufacture of functional parts. More

3D printing a remote control car in carbon fibre reinforced plastic

Jun.12, 2014 - Graphite Additive Manufacturing has worked with Schumacher Racing Cars, a British manufacturer of remote control vehicles, to build a radio-controlled car almost entirely by 3D printing. More

3D print a SambaCan to support your national team in world cup 2014 Brazil

Jun.12, 2014 - To help you fit in with the soccer-loving fans at your local bar, Dutch company 3Dwergen has come up with the SambaCan — a 3D printable drinking can holder & samba shaker in one! More

Drinking martini in space with 3D-printed cocktail glass for zero gravity

Jun.12, 2014 - Some folks from Cosmic Lifestyle Corporation, a design and branding company, have even developed a martini glass that allows you to stip your drink in space. More

Mcor Technologies introduces flexible finishing option for IRIS & Matrix 3D printers

Jun.12, 2014 - Mcor Technologies Ltd, manufacturer of the only line of desktop paper-based 3D printers, has announced a new flexible finishing option, Mcor FLEX for its IRIS and Matrix lines of 3D printers. More

Legacy Effects brought RoboCop to life using Stratasys 3D printing

Jun.11, 2014 - The new Robocop movie was out in theaters in February. 3D printing has played a leading role in the production of the iconic RoboCop suit created by Legacy Effects for the main character in the movie. More

Printeer, first 3D printer targeted at kids, launches on Kickstarter

Jun.11, 2014 - Mission Street Manufacturing, a California based startup, is seeking $50k of Kickstarter crowdfunding for child-focused 3D printer 'Printeer'. More

3D printed 'Naked Dress' exposes your skin as you give away data online

Jun.11, 2014 - A 3D printed dress that exposes a person's skin as a real-time reflection of the data that the wearer is producing aims to explore the current internet culture of our generation and the relationship we share with our data. More

ITRI Taiwan's 'Orchid-Spirit' hairpin design wins 2014 Singapore 3D printing competition

Jun.11, 2014 - Taiwan's Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) has won the top prize of S$10,000 (US$7,900) at the 2014 Singapore International Jewellery 3D Printing Competition, the institute said Monday. More

New MakerBot Mobile app lets you control 3D printing from anywhere

Jun.11, 2014 - MakerBot just announced the availability of MakerBot Mobile, a mobile app that gives you the power to monitor and control a MakerBot Replicator 3D Printer from a mobile phone. More

Scientists say we are close to 3D printing brand new organs that generate electricity

Jun.11, 2014 - Dr. Ibrahim Ozbolat, co-director of the University of Iowa's AMT Group, says that we may one day bio-print an organ that can generate electricity within the body, pushing the technology even farther. More

Formlabs introduces 50 percent faster second-gen Form 1+ SLA 3D printer

Jun.11, 2014 - Formlabs, an MIT Media Labs spin-out and the creator of Form 1 SLA 3D printer, has announced the Form 1+ on Tuesday. The Form 1+ has a 2nd gen laser system that is four times more powerful than its predecessor. More

$249 Discov3ry universal paste extruder for 3D printer launches on Kickstarter

Jun.10, 2014 - Structur3D's Discov3ry extruder is an affordable, plug and play device which can easily be integrated with any stepper motor based, fused deposition modeling (FDM) desktop 3D printer. More

Staples begins offering Trimaker's T-Element 3D printer in Argentina

Jun.10, 2014 - Staples will be offering the new T-Element 3D printers manufactured by Trimaker and in addition, Staples Barrio Norte's store will open a 3D-printing copy center. More

ORD Solutions offers free 3D printer in exchange for a name for MH3000 v2

Jun.10, 2014 - ORD Solutions has announced that they are looking for a new name for their 5 nozzle 3D Printer MH3000 version 2 and they'll give a free printer to the submitter of the name they use. More

Stratasys adds flexible & rigid materials for Objet500 Connex3 color Multi-material 3D printer

Jun.10, 2014 - 3D printer manufacturer Stratasys released today extended range of flexible and rigid material options for the Objet500 Connex3 Color Multi-material 3D Printer. More

3D Systems unveils 3D printed bespoke braces for better treatment of chronic scoliosis

Jun.10, 2014 - 3D Systems announced on Monday that it has successfully completed a pilot program for its new Bespoke Braces, a first of its kind, personalized, 3D printed brace for children and young adults with scoliosis. More

Inventor of FilaMaker creates a 3D printed PLA kitchen waste shredder

Jun.9, 2014 - Marek Senický, inventor of FilaMaker, a personal filament producing machine that makes new filament for your 3D printer, has published a 3D printed compost shredder for kitchen on Thingiverse. More

Arup pioneers 3D printing of structural steel for construction

Jun.9, 2014 - Arup, an engineering and design firm in UK, claims to have come up with a method for designing and 3D printing critical structural steelwork components for use in buildings and complex projects. More

Nervous System introduces custom 3D printed diamond engagement ring

Jun.9, 2014 - Introducing the first ever Nervous System diamond engagement ring! Somerville-based Nervous System has for the first time incorporated stones into their designs. More

Airball is a 3D-printed, light and squeezable table tennis ball

Jun.9, 2014 - AIRBALL is the next generation of table tennis. It´s a 3D-printed, light and squeezable ball, which is fun to play and doesn´t break when you step on it or squeeze it inside your pockets. More

Harvard researchers create 3D printable, robotic lamp that can assemble itself

Jun.9, 2014 - A team of researchers led by Robert J. Wood from the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University, has developed a proof-of-concept 3D printed lamp that can assemble itself. More

3DP Unlimited's large format X1000 3D printer lets you print bigger

Jun.8, 2014 - A company called 3DP Unlimited has developed a large format 3D printer that is significantly larger than other prosumer and desktop 3D printers, so you can print large parts at once. More

ROBO 3D announces results of the Big 3D Printing Consumer Survey

Jun.7, 2014 - 3D printer maker ROBO 3D announced last week the results of its annual Big 3D Printer Consumer survey, which this year indicates that 79% of the people surveyed will be purchasing a 3D printer. More

mUVe 1 DLP 3D printer to be launched by June end, starting at $999

Jun.7, 2014 - Recently Piper has been busy working a new resin-based 3D printer, the beta mUVe 1 DLP 3D Printer. This printer is a cut-down version of the mUVe 1, gone are the X and Y axis. More

3D Hubs reaches 750 million people with over 5,000 3D printing locations

Jun.6, 2014 - Netherlands-based 3D Hubs has reached what they consider to be critical global mass, growing from 500 at launch time in August 2013 to over 5,000 3D Hubs locations worldwide in less than a year. More

World's first 3D printed wrench made from recycled ocean plastic

Jun.6, 2014 - In what's considered to be a world's first, the Canadian company has built the first-ever 3D-printed wrench made entirely from recycled ocean plastic. More

World's first 3D printed car design challenge: winners

Jun.6, 2014 - Local Motors, the company behind the project, announced the first 3D Printed Car Design Challenge back in April, and more than 200 entries from 30+ countries were submitted during the six-week challenge. More

Singapore startup looking to raise $75,000 for cheapest PrintM3 Delta 3D printer

Jun.6, 2014 - A startup based in Singapore has launched an Indiegogo crowd funding for a printer called PrintM3 which is available to pledge for $249. Pledge $139 and $199 were all gone. More

College students to launch 3D printed custom earphones

Jun.6, 2014 - Most of the 3D printed headphones are still proofs of concept, but a startup in China hopes to incorporate the 3D printing technology into consumer-grade earphones with their new design. More

Japanese 3D printing marketplace Rinkak receives $2 Million in Series A funding

Jun.6, 2014 - Japanese company Kabuku announced today that they have raised US$2 million in series A funding led by CyberAgent Ventures. Nissay Capital and Fuji Startup Ventures also contributed to the investment round. More

First 3D printed wooden Spirula speakers, model available for free download

Jun.5, 2014 - A team of design and technology enthusiasts at Akemake has created a beautiful speaker using 3D printing and wood filament. If you have your own 3D printer to make some of the components. More

'The World's First Crowd Sourced 3D Printed QR Code, Live Streamed Via Go Pro To A Smart Phone Or Tablet Device, Drone Delivery Ticket System Project'

Jun.5, 2014 - "The World's First Crowd Sourced 3D Printed QR Code, Live Streamed Via Go Pro To A Smart Phone Or Tablet Device, Drone Delivery Ticket System Project." More

Developing world's first affordable and kid-friendly wheelchair using 3D printer

Jun.5, 2014 - Israeli non-profit organization 'Wheelchairs of Hope' wants to change this. They are designing the world's first affordable wheelchair built especially for kids, with the help of 3D printing. More

CreoPop, world's first 3D printing pen with cool ink, soon on indiegogo for $89

Jun.5, 2014 - Introducing the CreoPop 3D Pen, a new generation 3D printing that lets you draw three-dimensional objects with ease. CreoPop uses 'cool ink', a light sensitive resin instead of melted plastic. More

Dutch 3D printer maker Builder announces new color mixing feature

Jun.4, 2014 - Dutch 3D printer manufacturer Builder announces today a new and unique feature: color mixing for its Builder 3D Printers. The Builder 3D Printers (small and Big Builders) are equipped with Dual-Feed extruder. More

ColorFabb releases GlowFill glow in the Dark PLA/PHA filament

Jun.4, 2014 - Dutch 3D printer material manufacturer ColorFabb has launched today an extreme intense GlowFill glow in the dark filament based on a highly concentrated phosphorescent pigment. More

First security radar scanner firm raises £700K to detect 3D printed guns

Jun.4, 2014 - Radio Physics Solutions is planning to produce and sell the first-ever scanner that can detect a concealed 3D printed gun in real-time, using radar waves and artificial intelligence. More

Precious Plastic, open source recycling machines, offers 3D printing an eco-friendly future

Jun.4, 2014 - Dutch designer Dave Hakkens has developed a set of plastic machines to set up a small scale plastic workshop. This project, called 'precious plastic', is based on general industrial techniques. More

XYZprinting announces da Vinci Nobel 1.0 SLA 3D printer, priced under $2,500

Jun.4, 2014 - Taiwanese 3D printer company XYZPrinting announced today a new stereolithography printer Nobel 1.0 at Computex 2014, one of the largest ICT tradeshows in the world, today in Taipei, Taiwan. More

Artist 3D printed Vincent van Gogh's ear using relative's DNA

Jun.4, 2014 - A German museum has put on display a copy of Vincent van Gogh's ear that was grown using genetic material provided by one of the 19th-century Dutch artist's living relatives. More

WHEB Partners invests €6.6m in Irish 3D printer maker Mcor

Jun.3, 2014 - London and Munich-based private equity firm WHEB Partners has invested €6.6m in Mcor Technologies, an Ireland-based provider of environmentally friendly 3D printers. More

New applications of 3D printing will emerge, a US$7bn market by 2025

Jun.3, 2014 - The global market for 3D printing is set to reach $7 billion by 2025, which includes a conservative estimate of $3 billion for bioprinting, as forecasted by IDTechEx. More

In China, world's first successful 3D-printed shoulder and collar bone implants

Jun.3, 2014 - In Xi'an, China, the capital of Shaanxi province, 3D-printed titanium prostheses were successfully implanted into three patients suffering from cancerous bone tumors. More

XYZprinting to launch two da Vinci 3D printers with in-built scanner today at Computex 2014

Jun.3, 2014 - Taiwanese 3D printer company XYZPrinting will launch the new da Vinci 1.0 AiO (All-in-one) and 2.1 AiO at Computex 2014 (Jun 3~7), one of the largest ICT tradeshows in the world, today in Taipei, Taiwan. More

Maker's Empire's new 3D design tablet app turns everyone into 3D modellers

Jun.3, 2014 - Australian technology company Maker's Empire will launch today a 3D design tablet app at EduTECH Australia 2014. The 3D design app, called Maker's Empire, is designed specifically for tablets. More

Swedish Artist to install self-assembling 3D-printed house on the moon in 2015

Jun.2, 2014 - Called the Moonhouse project, Genberg wants to place a self-constructing house on the Moon – a red house white corners that will bring the barren, dead moonscape to life. More

Strengthening your 3D prints with carbon nanotubes and microwaves

Jun.2, 2014 - Brandon Sweeney, a chemical engineering graduate student at Texas Tech, is researching techniques to improve the strength and durability of 3D printed parts. More

Poor Man's 3D Printer for under $70, using old PC/printer parts

Jun.2, 2014 - Tarkun Gelstronic wants to build a cheap and inexpensive 3D printer that anyone can afford. His goal was to build such a 3D Printer for less than 100 Dollar/Euro. More

Nike designs exclusive 3D printed 2014 summer football bag for Ronaldo, Neymar, and Rooney

Jun.2, 2014 - The design team at Nike Soccer has created something truly unique for its roster of top players: the Nike Soccer Rebento Duffel, the world's first 3D printed performance sports bag. More

Virginia Tech introducing latest 3D printing vending machine DreamVendor 2

Jun.1, 2014 - In the Fall of 2013, the DREAMS Lab tasked a team of 8 Virginia Tech mechanical engineering students with creating the next generation of the DreamVendor for their senior design project. More

Scientists use 3D printing to build better blood vessels

May.31, 2014 - A team from Brigham and Women's Hospital has offered a unique method to create artificial blood vessels using hydrogel constructs that combine advances in 3D bioprinting technology and biomaterials. More

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