3D Proto's plug & play flexFORM 3D printer comes with auto-grip system & 7" tablet

Nov.1, 2014 - Lublin, Poland based company 3D Proto has just launched flexFORM, a 3D printer that anyone can use with ease. The flexFORM is a simple, plug & play 3D printer that comes with a filament feeder. More

San Francisco company using 3D printing to develop adjustable prosthetic legs

Oct.31, 2014 - LIM Innovations has now developed a quick, easy and relatively affordable way to customize and produce these sockets. Not only do they achieve a very high-level of comfort and quality, these Infinite Sockets are also... More

'Draw in 3D' is just as easy as drawing on a piece of paper

Oct.31, 2014 - But it can be easier. A brand-new iOS application has just been released that takes intuitive functionality to a whole new level: Draw in 3D. Draw in 3d is, as the name implies, an intuitive 3d drawing app. More

MIT's 'Huggable': a 3D printed bear that helps parents & doctors interact with children

Oct.31, 2014 - That is what scientists from the MIT Media Lab have shown us with their "Huggable": a 3D printed teddy bear that not only looks absolutely adorable, but is also filled with a load of electronics... More

3D printing incorporates complex metal alloys for stronger manufacturing parts

Oct.31, 2014 - Researchers at the University of Lorraine in France say that quasicrystals, a type of complex metal alloy with crystal-like properties, can be useful in the design of new composite materials for 3D printing. More

The Elle: a 3D printed prosthetic swimming leg that will allow amputees to swim again

Oct.31, 2014 - Elle is a prosthetic leg and swimwear that has been cleverly designed to maximize the amputee's swimming experience. It has been developed by Della Tosin, an Indonesian born, LA-based product designer. More

3D Print yourself an affordable and flexible circuit board

Oct.31, 2014 - Instructables user Mikey77 has recently posted a guide for 3D printing circuit boards with just about any type of FDM printer. His handy tutorial could very well hold the key to easy and affordable circuit boards for any project.. More

NASA Engineers build 'Frankenstein' aircraft using 3D printed parts & UAV components

Oct.31, 2014 - Engineers at NASA's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, California, along with a team of student interns have successfully constructed a custom-build aircraft using 3D printed parts. More

MakerBot and Sanrio collaborate to bring Hello Kitty Into 3D printing world

Oct.30, 2014 - MakerBot, in partnership with Sanrio, is bringing 3D printable Hello Kitty collectibles and accessories to MakerBot Digital Store and the MakerBot PrintShop app. More

White House Launches first-ever 3D printed Christmas ornament design contest

Oct.30, 2014 - This year, for the first time ever, the White House is inviting makers and innovators around the country to participate in the White House 3D-Printed Ornament Challenge. More

Bristol engineer develops 3D printed bionic hand that 'fits like a glove'

Oct.30, 2014 - Unlike other wonderful examples of 3D printed prosthetics, Joel Gibbard has developed a bionic prosthetic with an electronic grip. This cool feature, alongside its futuristic appearance... More

Sketchfab now lets you download and 3D print their 3D models

Oct.30, 2014 - 3D model sharing service Sketchfab announced today an important new feature: the option to download 3D models. Sketchfab is an online publishing platform which allows tinkerers and designers to upload and share their 3D scans. More

Autodesk announces $100 Million Investment Fund for 3D printing companies

Oct.30, 2014 - Autodesk has announced that it intends to invest up to $100 million in 3D printing companies over the next several years. The Spark Investment Fund, which will be operated within Autodesk... More

Weld3D working on development of low cost 3D metal printing

Oct.30, 2014 - One startup, Huntsville, Alabama based Weld3D wants to make 3D metal printing affordable. Weld3D, a team of aerospace engineers started development of their idea and process about a year ago. More

Why not use your 3D printer as a drawing device, rather than as a replicator?

Oct.30, 2014 - As part of the Vessel-project, David Lobser has tried to go to the heart of FDM 3D printing technology in an attempt to rethink 3D printing. And there he found that your typical FDM 3D printer can also be a paintbrush. More

Makerbot brings Sesame Street's Cookie Monster, Grover and Frazzle to its digital store

Oct.30, 2014 - MakerBot announced the release of 3D printable models of favorite Sesame Street characters including Cookie Monster, Grover and Frazzle, available for purchase and download on the MakerBot Digital Store. More

Dutch engineering graduate develops a 3D printed ambulance drone that could save thousands of lives

Oct.30, 2014 - Dutch graduate student Alec Momont has designed and produced an unmanned, autonomously navigating mini-airplane that is capable of delivering a defibrillator at a moment's notice. More

3DAround camera app turns your phone into a 3D scanner

Oct.29, 2014 - The 3DAround app will let you shoot a quick photo in a cool 360-degree, swivel-around photo with just your smartphone. It's very simple and user friendly: Simply hit record... More

The world's second 3D printed metal gun revealed: the 'Reason'

Oct.29, 2014 - While the 1911 was already capable of firing, this new gun that has been dubbed 'Reason', looks much sturdier. Unlike its predecessor, however, we haven't yet seen any proof of this gun being able to fire. More

New HP Sprout PC features 3D scanning and a projector

Oct.29, 2014 - HP today introduced its vision for the future of computing and 3D printing by unveiling its new Blended Reality ecosystem: HP Multi Jet Fusion and a first-of-its-kind Immersive Computing platform 'Sprout'. More

HP wants to rewrite the rules of 3D printing with new 'Multi Jet Fusion' tech

Oct.29, 2014 - Hewlett-Packard today revealing a new large, industrial printer and the Multi Jet Fusion technology which the company thinks it can rewrite the rules of 3D printing. More

OPM and Yale University to jointly develop patient-specific 3D printed biomedical products

Oct.29, 2014 - Oxford Performance Materials Inc. (OPM), today announced an extensive joint research program with Yale University to develop innovative and cost-effective 3D printed biomedical technologies and applications. More

Keyshapes : (Re)design your surroundings, furniture & accessories with 3D printed connectors

Oct.29, 2014 - Keyshapes, a manufacturing system that will allow you to (re)create and re(design) your surroundings, furniture and accessories to match your lifestyle, preferences, space and budget. More

XYZprinting ships all-in-one XYZ Da Vinci 1.0 AiO 3D printer/scanner

Oct.29, 2014 - XYZprinting, the manufacturer of affordable consumer grade 3D printers, announced that its da Vinci 1.0 AiO (all–in-one) 3D printer plus scanner is now shipping in the U.S. market. More

Vic Govt in Australia promises 3D printers for all state high schools if re-elected next month

Oct.29, 2014 - A re-elected Victorian Coalition Government in Australia will offer to put a 3D printer in government secondary schools and special schools. Premier Denis Napthine said the $2.2 million program... More

Don Foley's 3D Printed skeleton keys, cuffs and chains just in time for Halloween

Oct.29, 2014 - Don builds a huge set in his front yard every Halloween and cooks up a huge pot of Gumbo for his friends and neighbors. Since Don also loves 3D printing, he needed to do a few things on his annual stage that he 3D printed. More

MIT engineer 3D prints a multi-colored replica of the brain of a fruit fly

Oct.28, 2014 - For Nicolas Aimon has used 3D printing technology to create a replica of the brain of a fruit fly, and has incorporated lighting effects to mimic brain activity (and lighten up the room). More

3D print yourself a cool and safe crossbow toy

Oct.28, 2014 - And in the spirit of keeping things small but fun, Steve Thone has created a cool design for a miniature, but actually workable crossbow. Consisting of a few 3D printable supplies plus some extras... More

3D print yourself an edible 'virus' popsicle

Oct.28, 2014 - The San Francisco-based Li seeks to push the boundaries of people's comfort zones with the Dangerous Popsicles project. And obviously, 3D printing is a great tool in such creative processes. More

Ultimate tribute to the first-person shooter Destiny: 3D printed Thunderlord gun

Oct.28, 2014 - London based product designer Kirby Downey has a passion for 3D printing. He has created an extremely cool replica of the Thunderlord exotic gun from the brand-new Destiny video game in real life. More

3D printed guitars on the road as part of Klaxons' last UK headline tour

Oct.28, 2014 - 3D printed guitars are on the road for the first time as part of the Klaxons tour which kicked off on Saturday. The Klaxons have declared that this was their last headline tour. More

Fan 3D prints an extremely cool Destiny's Conduit F3 Fusion Rifle

Oct.28, 2014 - However the London-based designer Elliott Viles has just raised the stakes on 3D printed tributes with his latest creation: an extremely cool life size replica of the Conduit F3 Fusion Rifle from Destiny video game. More

Artec Group teams up with Threeding to 3D scan historical artifacts

Oct.28, 2014 - Artec Group, a developer and manufacturer of professional 3D scanners, and Threeding.com, a 3D printing marketplace and file-sharing website, have announced a cooperation agreement for the 3D scanning of historical artifacts. More

Switzerland's RUAG Space to build satellite components using a 3D printer

Oct.28, 2014 - Swiss company RUAG Space plans to soon be equipping satellites with components made using a 3D printer - making them lighter and cheaper. As part of a pilot project, specialists have built an antenna support... More

Coming soon to Kickstarter: FLUX, the all-in-one Delta 3D printer, scanner & laser engraver

Oct.27, 2014 - So, what is FLUX? It's a very promising and intriguing desktop Delta 3D printer, whose versatility, abilities and price tag will doubtlessly turn quite a few heads in the 3D printing community. More

German scientists turn to 3D printing technology to create artificial textiles

Oct.27, 2014 - A team of scientists consisting of R. Melnikowa, A. Ehrmann and K. Finsterbusch sought to artificially recreate textile structures using 3D printing technology. More

Celebrate the life of a loved one with a 3D printed custom urn

Oct.27, 2014 - Based in the small city of Eden Prairie, the team behind Foreverence uses 3D printing technology to create custom-made cremation urns that are shaped exactly like objects that were important to the person... More

Gartner says worldwide shipments of 3D printers to reach 217,350 in 2015

Oct.27, 2014 - Worldwide shipments of 3D printers (3DPs) will reach 217,350 units in 2015, up from 108,151 in 2014, according to Gartner, Inc.'s latest forecast. 3D printer shipments will more than double every year between 2015 and 2018... More

The Dooblicator mobile 3D full-body scanning system to create 3D-printed, life-like figurines

Oct.27, 2014 - Doob Group AG, a German 3D-technology company, has launched the Dooblicator, a mobile full body scanning system that offers private and corporate clients customized high-end 3D-services. More

BIS certification for importing 3D printers in India

Oct.26, 2014 - BIS (Bureau of Indian Standards), a National Standards Body much like CE, FCC, RoHS has imposed new quality certification for importing 3D printers in India. More

think3D launches a 3D design store with India focused design themes

Oct.26, 2014 - think3D is a platform for all 3D printing needs in India and has just come up with a beta release for their new design store for 3D printed objects. Through the design store, think3D plans to build a huge collection... More

Artec's Shapify 3D full-body scanning booth creates custom figurines in minutes

Oct.26, 2014 - Artec Group, a leading developer and manufacturer of professional 3D scanner and software, announces last week the debut of its Shapify Booth in the USA. More

76 percent 3D printer owners report high daily & weekly usage, finds new CEA study

Oct.25, 2014 - According to a study released this week by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), three quarters of 3D printer owners (76 percent) report using their 3D printers daily or several times a week. More

3D printed wheelchair that can be customized to user's needs

Oct.25, 2014 - However, Chinese company Qingdao Unique Technology interprets this in an entirely different fashion. Rather than just settling for a 3D printed prosthetic, they've taken things to a totally different level... More

Why buy a filament spool holder for your 3D printer, if you can just print one?

Oct.25, 2014 - That's probably what the guys from Swedish 3D printing web store Creative Tools must have been thinking, when they shared their designs for a 3D printed filament spool holder earlier this week on Thingiverse. More

Scientists from POSTECH University Korea using 3D printing to reconstruct bone tissue

Oct.24, 2014 - South Korean scientists from Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) are already exploring the possibilities of integrating bioprinting into regular medical practise. More

Japanese inventor uses modified FDM 3D printer to 3D print plants in any shape and size

Oct.24, 2014 - For Yuichiro Takeuchi, who works for Sony Computer Science Laboratories, has found a very interesting way to 3D print whole gardens, complete with any herbs and flowers you'd like to see. More

Graphene 3D Lab unveils first 3D-printed graphene battery

Oct.24, 2014 - Yesterday Graphene 3D released a brief video outlining details of the 3D printed battery development. Graphene can be easily mixed with thermoplastics commonly used in FDM 3D printer. More

NovaCentrix & nScrypt awarded $1M to develop all-in-one system for 3D printing electronics

Oct.24, 2014 - FlexTech has announced the awarding of $1,291,000 to nScrypt and NovaCentrix to develop a next-generation 3D printing system for creating complex and functional objects. More

3D printing helps Rosetta mission find potential landing zone for spacecraft

Oct.24, 2014 - Last August, the spacecraft became the first to successfully rendezvous with the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Currently Rosetta is mapping the comet in detail to determine the safest place to land. More

Fleet Hower & 3D Hubs release 3D printed customizable designer puzzles 'Lock-Nesters'

Oct.24, 2014 - Brooklyn based designer Fleet Hower and 3D Hubs partner to release 3D printed Designer Puzzles: Lock-Nesters today. The Lock-Nester collection consists of six three-dimensional jigsaw puzzles... More

New Microsoft update integrates Kinect scanning software into their 3D printing app

Oct.23, 2014 - But now, Windows have taken 3D printing convenience to a whole new level with the latest Kinect SDK (or Software Development Kit). Their Windows SDK 2.0 offers a number of new functions... More

Airwolf 3D's Wolfbite heatbed adhesive solution stops 3D printed parts from warping

Oct.23, 2014 - Airwolf 3D today announced Wolfbite, a new premium solution specially engineered to bond ABS plastic parts to a heated 3D printer build plate without lifting, and to enable smooth release of objects after printing. More

ZMorph 3D printer launches in US

Oct.23, 2014 - Polish 3D printer manufacturer ZMorph announced today that it is starting distribution of ZMorph 3D printers with dedicated software Voxelizer in the United States and is adding new laser toolhead... More

New software algorithms reduce 3D printing time and waste

Oct.23, 2014 - Now, researchers from Purdue University have demonstrated two approaches that significantly reduce the time and material needed to produce objects with 3D printers. More

Chinese company releases 2nd Gen 3D bioprinter 'Anyprint B01CS' for $24500

Oct.22, 2014 - At the 9th China International pension and medical rehabilitation Fair, Qingdao Unique Technology presented their newest Bioprinter: Anyprint B01CS, the 2rd generation of its 3D bioprinter. More

Formlabs announces two new functional resins: Castable and Flexible

Oct.22, 2014 - Formlabs, the makers of the Form 1+ SLA 3D Printer, announced two new high-performance functional resins today. The new resins, Castable and Flexible, add capabilities to the Form 1+ 3D Printer. More

Belgian company uses 3D printing to give bikes a covert electric boost

Oct.22, 2014 - It's a problem everyone will face at some time or another. Either through age or infirmity, our muscles won't always perform the way we'd like them to. More

AmphibianSkin: an affordable 3D printed splint that aids the healing process

Oct.22, 2014 - A company from Pueblo, Colorado, called 3DMedScan has developed an intriguing 3D printed medical device that fits into that last category. Their AmphibianSkin is a new high-tech, custom-made exoskeleton support device. More

Student shares 3D printing designs for fully functional RC airplane

Oct.22, 2014 - That must be what Florida-based engineering student Kiril Lange has been thinking, as he recently designed a fully functional, airworthy and 3D printable airplane. This plane is both very cool and easy to create. More

Print yourself a treat: how to modify a 3Drag printer to print chocolate

Oct.22, 2014 - Open Electronics shared a cool tutorial that will allow you to modify a 3Drag 3D printer, a quite typical RepRap FDM printer, with a pastry bag. Why a pastry bag? More

HP to reveal a crazy new Sprout PC with a 3D scanner & projector next week

Oct.22, 2014 - HP is preparing to show off a new Windows PC called the Sprout with a built-in projector and 3D scanner, according to a report from Re/code. Hewlett-Packard announced earlier this month it would split itself into two companies. More

'Touchable Memories' lets the blind see their most cherished photos using 3D printing

Oct.21, 2014 - We see a lot of beautiful, impressive and practical applications come by on a daily basis, but for 3D printing to truly become a mainstream, household and common technology it will need to be human as well. More

LivePrint, watch 3D printing live in action & vote for the next object to be printed

Oct.21, 2014 - Our regular readers will know that we also sometimes report on some peculiar stories out of the web's 3D printing community. Now here's something fun, addicting and perfect for 3D printing enthusiasts: Live Print. More

3D printed facial prosthesis offers new hope for eye cancer patients following surgery

Oct.21, 2014 - Researchers have developed a fast and inexpensive way to make facial prostheses for eye cancer patients using facial scanning software and 3D printing, according to findings released at AAO 2014. More

UK company Fripp Designs unveils Picsima silicone 3D printer

Oct.21, 2014 - But UK company Fripp Designs has come up with a device that lets you create parts from silicone without any support materials. They call it "Picsima Silicone 3D Printer". More

US government uses 3D printing to develop artificial bomb-sniffing dog noses

Oct.21, 2014 - The US government has purchased a $228,977 3D printer to produce objects replicating the dogs' fine sniffing abilities. The printer in question is a Connex 500, of Stratasys design. More

Community 3D printing project EGG on display at the Dutch Design Week 2014

Oct.21, 2014 - Perhaps chief among these is the very impressive and ambitious Project Egg by Dutch designer Michiel van der Kley, who collaborated with countless others to realize a 3D printed-object that is literally the size of a house. More

3D printed titanium components now onboard the Airbus A350 XWB

Oct.21, 2014 - Recently, the bracket connector used in the Airbus A350 XWB was honored as a finalist in the running for the "2014 German Industry Innovation Award." The cabin bracket is manufactured using the patented LaserCUSING technology. More

3D printing used to help remove his wife's tumor - Join Mike Balzer's free seminar to learn '3D in Medicine'

Oct.20, 2014 - At the end of 2013 Michael Balzer, the producer of 'All Things 3D', was told that his wife was diagnosed with brain turmor. My wife was diagnosed with Menigioma. More

3D printing helps build upper jaw prosthetic for Indian cancer patient

Oct.20, 2014 - We've said it before, and we'll say it again. While 3D printing technology is set to make our lives far more convenient and practical, no industry is poised to benefit from it as much as the medical sector is about to. More

Morgenrot 3D printed eyewear wins innovation award, to be released in early 2015

Oct.20, 2014 - But German designer Joachim Bischoff is taking things to an entirely different level. For in early 2015, his Morgenrot eyewear collection, which have been entirely constructed with 3D printers, will hit the shelves. More

Australian doctors use 3D printer to save 71-year-old cancer sufferer's foot

Oct.20, 2014 - Doctors in Melbourne, Australia used a 3D printer to build a new heel bone for a man with cancer in the calcaneus and saved him from losing his leg. More

The first crowd fabricated open source 3D printable chair

Oct.20, 2014 - One of them, the black and white 'Puzzle Chair' was generated out of a single shape divided into 202 3d jigsaw puzzle parts. In collabration with the leading open source 3D printer manufacturer Ultimaker. More

Box man, China's first 3D printed stop-motion animation short film released

Oct.20, 2014 - Who is 'Box man'? He is the main character in a Chinese short stop-motion animation film that launched last week. Entitled 'Breaking out of the box, be yourself!'. More

Japanese man sentenced to two years in prison for 3D printing guns

Oct.20, 2014 - Earlier today, a verdict was reached in the infamous 3D printed gun trial that was being held in the Yokohama District Court in Tokyo, Japan. Presiding Judge Koji Inaba found the 28-year-old Yoshitomo Imura... More

AMRC engineers reach new heights: 3D printed UAV with integrated electric ducted fan engines

Oct.19, 2014 - Now the AMRC team has taken another step forward: they have developed their original glider to incorporate electric-powered, ducted fan engines and unveiled the new developments at a top US aerospace conference. More

Drones, photogrammetry & 3D printing used to generate 3D models of landscapes

Oct.18, 2014 - French company Drones Imaging reminds of this with an innovative way to quickly and accurately generate 3D models of landscapes. They're effectively using 3D printing to revolutionize the very important science of Photogrammetry. More

The future of stitches: 3D printed skin fusion concept could heal skins by 2030

Oct.18, 2014 - Andrew Guscott recently shared his design for a revolutionary-looking skin fusion device that would make the lives of doctors and patients the world over far easier. More

Europe's largest 2D online printing company Flyeralarm unveils 3D printing services

Oct.17, 2014 - While they've been sticking to business cards, leaflets and office supplies in recent years, Flyeralarm, Europe's largest player in the 2D online printing industry, will now also be moving into the 3D printing market. More

MicroFear, tiny & intricate dioramas based on iconic horror scenes

Oct.17, 2014 - Professional special FX makeup artist Jason Bakutis, founders of the successfully Kickstarted Fire & Bone, has launched a new line of tiny dioramas based on classic horror scenes from movies and books on Kickstarter this week. More

Treat your dog with the Odin, a stylish & entertaining 3D printed modular dog toy

Oct.17, 2014 - What is this Odin? Well, it's a modular geometric puzzle toy named after Moy's own Pembroke Welsh Corgi Odin. Insert a few treats through the flaps, and you've got a mental and physical challenge for your dog. More

French artist uses 85 3D printed figurines to create a film without film

Oct.17, 2014 - Entitled 'Relief', his exhibition features a film made with 85 figurines printed with Stereolithographic (SLA) 3D printing technology. Together, these impressive figurines form an animated film. More

The smallest, battery powered 3D resin printer launches on Kickstarter, $189 for early birds

Oct.17, 2014 - iBox Printers Inc announced today the launch of its iBox Nano 3D Resin Printer. The iBox Nano is claimed to be tthe worlds smallest, quietest, portable, most affordable, and only battery powered 3D Resin Printer. More

3DXNano ESD Carbon Nanotube 3D printing filament optimized for semi-con & electronics industry

Oct.16, 2014 - Responding to the needs of this global market, 3DXTech today introduced another two new grades of Electrostatic Discharge (ESD)-safe materials that have been developed specifically for use in desktop 3D Printers. More

MakerBot adds new Vase Maker tool to its PrintShop free iPad app

Oct.16, 2014 - MakerBot announces today an enhanced and updated version of this iPad app, MakerBot PrintShop version 1.0.5, which includes the new Vase Maker tool and is available now from the iTunes App Store. More

American Engineer uses 3D printing to turn PS4 into a laptop

Oct.16, 2014 - Recently, the Florida-based electrical engineer Ed Zarick revealed his PLAYBOOK 4, a 'laptopified' PS4 that can be played in the comfort of your own desktop. More

Awesome 3D printed prosthetic hand lets kids feel like Iron Man

Oct.16, 2014 - While not affiliated with E-Nable, creator Pat Starace is doing similar and wonderful work with this tribute to perhaps the most suitable superhero for a prosthetic creation. More

Polyes Q1 3D printing pen uses light to harden ink, Kickstarter launch coming soon

Oct.16, 2014 - Unlike the commonly used FDM (fused deposition modeling) method used in 3D printing pen like 3Doodler, Polyes Q1 uses light sensitive resin instead of melted plastic. Polyes Q1 adopts the blue LED... More

Extract & 3D print models from your favorite video games

Oct.16, 2014 - Just this week, avid gamer and mastermind of the YouTube channel Maker's Muse Angus posted a video tutorial on YouTube that enables anyone to create actual objects from the files of your most addicting games. More

Atlanta Hobby launches Vortex, revolutionary new 3D printed multi-rotor UAV

Oct.16, 2014 - Atlanta Hobby, one of the fastest growing hobby specialty shops and supplier of small-scale aerial photography equipment, launched the Vortex, one of the world's most advanced hexacopters this week. More

ORNL reveals technique to precisely control 3D metal printing process at the microscale

Oct.16, 2014 - Researchers at ORNL have demonstrated a metal 3D printing technique that controls the structure and properties of metal components with precision on a microscopic scale. More

Dutch company By Flow working on a truly portable 3D printer that can print in plastic, ceramic & food

Oct.15, 2014 - However, the project 3Dbyflow by Dutch company By Flow is perhaps the most ambitious and intriguing attempts to realize properly portable 3D printing. While little has been revealed about this ongoing project... More

Peachy Printer released its latest 3D prints, now available for pre-order

Oct.15, 2014 - Peachy Printer, the world's first $100 3D printer, has today released it's latest prints. The Peachy Printer project was successfully funded on October 20, 2013 and it raised CAD$651,091 from 4,420 backers. More

3D print your own 'The Chandelier of Fear' for Halloween

Oct.15, 2014 - MakerBot Retail Store designers came up with a 3D printable Halloween-themed chandelier. Called 'The Chandelier of Fear', this holiday accessory is full of fun details like tiny pumpkins and dripping candle wax. More

Polish company launches BlackJet 3D printer: 'the link between RepRap & professional printers'

Oct.15, 2014 - And now the another polish start-up called Endivio is on the eve of launching their very own 3D printer: the BlackJet V260. The company said that they hope this machine will act as Poland's first pro-sumer 3D printer. More

Free design for a 3D printed Quadcopter on Instructables

Oct.15, 2014 - And now a new 3D printable quadcopter has appeared on Instructables that you can easily recreate yourself with its useful tutorial. And this particular quadcopter is also a bit larger than the Hovership. More

Austrian artist creates life-like insect models using a Form1+ 3D printer

Oct.15, 2014 - Are you sure these are 3D printed? All of these beautiful insects have been printed in multiple parts. The last one, a Midge larva, consists of 14 separate components. More

Bold Machines releases third 3D printable character Margo's dog named Eddie

Oct.15, 2014 - Yesterday, Bold Machines released its third character: Margo's dog Eddie for your 3D printing pleasure from the Margo movie series. Here is a back story about this dog. More

MIT lab 3D printed programmable self-assembling wood and carbon fiber

Oct.15, 2014 - A year after they figured out how to reprogram plastic to self-assemble into new structures, they have come up some new materials that can be programmed to transform their shape autonomously. More

The Sound City project: four 3D printed ears that bring the sounds of world cities to your home

Oct.14, 2014 - Anyone who ever checks out this site will know that the potential of 3D printing technology is only limited by your own creativity. But did you know that 3D printing could even capture sounds from all over the world? More

Russian man creates a €195 SLA 3D printer from old CD/DVD drives

Oct.14, 2014 - Russian engineer and graduate from Tomsk Polytechnic University Mikhail Shevchenko decided to build his very own SLA 3D printer. For those of you know don't know, SLA or stereolithography 3D printing don't extrude molten plastic... More

Nanotronics' 3D printed microscope captures 3D Images at nanoscale with a mouse click

Oct.14, 2014 - Nanotronics Imaging, developer of the world's most technologically advanced nanoimaging solutions, today introduced its latest computer-controlled microscope, the nSPEC 3D. More

LibraryLyna brings 3D printing to teachers of the visually impaired

Oct.14, 2014 - Let's start with a shocking statistic. Did you know that only 32.2 percent of visually-impaired people above the ages of 21 have a high school diploma or an equivalent of it? More

gCreate releases gMax 1.5 & gMax 1.5 XT 3D printers boasting large build envelope

Oct.14, 2014 - The gMax 1.5 and 1.5 XT both have larger build envelopes than the current gMax and a tighter design that allows for a smaller printer footprint. More

Pi-Top 3D printed laptop launches on indiegogo, super early bird price $229 for full Kit

Oct.14, 2014 - Last month, a London-based team of young entrepreneurs and engineers have revealed the prototype for their Raspberry Pi laptop, the world's first ever fully-functional, 3D printed laptop. More

WASP to demonstrate 3D printed ceramic bone at 3D Printing Show Paris

Oct.14, 2014 - WASP will introduce this new extruder and 3D printed ceramic bone at 3D Printing Show in Paris held on 17th and 18th of October. More

Australian scientists develop 3D printed synthetic bone substitute

Oct.14, 2014 - For the past few years this team, led by professor Hala Zreiqat, have been working on a 3D printed substitute for bones, whose exact characteristics have so far been impossible to reproduce synthetically. More

'The Bug', a 3D printer that prints in Fiber Composites

Oct.13, 2014 - Fortunately, that is exacty what ITT student Sebastian Morales has been working on as part of an intriguing undergraduate project called 'The Bug'. While not quite capable of printing intricate composite constructions yet... More

Manli introduces SimplyPrint 3D Printer, priced at $1299

Oct.13, 2014 - Taipei based Manli Technology Group Ltd announced today the SimplyPrint 3D, an easy to use 3D printer designed for home users, DIY hobbists, and design studios. More

CGTrader & i.materialise roll out 3D-printed gift challenge to make X'mas shopping more special

Oct.13, 2014 - CGTrader has teamed up with the 3D printing company i.Materialise to launch the i.materialise Holiday Challenge to showcase the range of possibilities that 3D printing brings to Christmas shopping. More

3Dee opens its 2nd 3D printing store in Budapest

Oct.13, 2014 - On Friday the 10th of October, the 3dee store opened its second store in Budapest. The 3dee store is founded by two young brothers, Marton and Gabor Klauser. More

3D Systems signs $150 million revolving credit facility with PNC Bank

Oct.13, 2014 - 3D printing giant, 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) announced today that it entered into a $150 million five-year, unsecured revolving credit facility with its lenders. More

iGo3D opening 2nd & 3rd 3D printing store in Stuttgart and Frankfurt

Oct.13, 2014 - Last Thursday (Oct.9, 2014) iGo3D, the first 3D printer store in Germany opened its first retail store for 3d printing in Stuttgart city center. The 71 square meters space is filled with 3D Printers... More

3D-printed microRNA miroculus detects cancers with a single blood test

Oct.13, 2014 - Biotech company Miroculus has createad a 3D-printed microRNA 'miroculus' that could detects and monitor disease at the molecular level. The company wants to bring an accurate, easy to use, non-invasive and affordable microRNA. More

3D printed racing quadcopter launches on Kickstarter

Oct.13, 2014 - This campaign was started by a team of quad-crazy Australians who want to develop a 3D printing service that brings affordable, efficient and aerodynamic quadcopters to racing enthusiasts everywhere. More

Reseachers exploring biodegradable 3D printed metal bone scaffolds

Oct.13, 2014 - Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh's Swanson School of Engineering and the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine are proposing a new technique to construct biodegradable tissue repair structures using 3D printing. More

16 cool 3D printing trends all self-respecting fashionistas should know about

Oct.12, 2014 - We all heard about the 3D printing technology bending and breaking the fashion world rules. To be honest, it's old news. What everyone's digging into right now is the successful cases. What's trending? More

Cyrus printers releases new 3D printing filament range

Oct.12, 2014 - Netherlands based Cyrus printers has now released a whole range of new filament which is cheaper compared to the rest of the market while at the same time keeping the quality high. More

US researchers develop two open-source portable solar-powered 3D printers for off-grid communities

Oct.12, 2014 - Joshua Pearce researches both solar power and 3D printing to develop two solutions in the form of open-source solar-powered 3D printers, capable of printing objects in any community with access to sunlight. More

3D Print me a horse's head

Oct.11, 2014 - It's not every day that you get a request to 3D print a life-size replica of a horse's head from a statue, but that's what happened when Fokus Grupa – an artist collective based in Rijeka, Croatia, contacted us this summer. Their idea was to create a new art piece based on a 3D scan of an equestrian sculpture which stands in the main square in Zagreb. More

Hi-Res model of Andrew Carnegie's 1903 Mansion available for free downloads & 3D printing

Oct.11, 2014 - Andrew Carnegie was a Scottish American industrialist who led the enormous expansion of the American steel industry in the late 19th century. His sixty-four-room mansion, located at 2 East 91st Street.. More

Autodesk's PipeDreams helps you easily integrate tubes for electronics into your 3D prints

Oct.10, 2014 - Developed by Autodesk Research, PipeDream consists of various algorithms and software that will allow you to easily insert a series of pipes in your 3D printed creations that can house electronics. More

Two-thirds of top 100 manufacturing companies now use 3D printing, says survey

Oct.10, 2014 - Now two-thirds might sound even more impressive than many optimists in the 3D printing community would have claimed, but the majority of these two-thirds are simply experimenting with 3D printing's potential. More

The Formide cloud-based 3D print platform seeks to make 3D printing easier than ever before

Oct.10, 2014 - Enschede, the Netherlands Printr seeks to make 3D modelling and printing accessible and let people get creative without technical limitations. Printr's Formide cloud-based 3D printing platform... More

Emerging Objects creates 3D printed column that can withstand earthquakes

Oct.10, 2014 - California-based architecture firm Emerging Objects has used 3D printing technology to create a structure that, according to the firm, can withstand earthquakes without mortar or rebar. More

A few ways to strengthen 3D printed parts

Oct.10, 2014 - There are some 3D print jobs that require a focus on part strength. We've had a few projects in our time that have led us to trying a few different strengthening techniques... More

Adobe unveils new 3D printing features for Photoshop CC

Oct.9, 2014 - This week Adobe released their 3D-friendly Photoshop CC 2014.2 at the Adobe MAX 2014: The Creativity Conference in Los Angeles. Most appealing about this massive update for 3D printing enthusiasts. More

Pocket-Sized Pocket3DPrinter will be a portable combination of FDM & SLA technology

Oct.9, 2014 - The Pocket 3D Printer prints layer by layer like a standard FDM plastic printer, except instead of heating up plastic, the Pocket Printer prints using a ultra violet photopolymer resin. More

PrintScreen lets you 3D print your own touchscreens for mobile & wearable

Oct.9, 2014 - Three German researchers have created a solution: PrintScreen. This technology will allow anyone to 3D print custom, thin and flexible displays that can be affixed to just about any object you're working on. More

3D print your own Lumia 1020 powered space telescope Ultrascope

Oct.9, 2014 - Teamed up with Microsoft and the biggest names in space exploration, Parr has crafted the first affordable 3D Printed telescope called 'Ultrascope'. This kit-set telescope is designed to allow amateur astronomers... More

'Space Engineers' Game offers 3D printing service to convert players' virtual creations into real objects

Oct.9, 2014 - Developer of Space Engineers game launches "Space Engineers Prints" service that allows Space Engineers players to order full color plastic 3D models of space ships they have designed in the game. More

Generate & 3D print a custom hand prosthetic with e-Nable's new online service Hand-O-Matic

Oct.9, 2014 - E-Nable, perhaps the most noble and inspiring movement in the world's 3D printing community, has unveiled an exciting new online toolkit to help needy children throughout the world: the Hand-O-Matic. More

German man 3D printed a crazy machine gun that folds & shoots paper airplanes

Oct.9, 2014 - Paper aeroplanes, are great fun to play. German paper airplane enthusiast and tinkerer Dieter Michael Krone has come up with a 3D printed machine gun that rapidly folds and shoots paper airplanes. More

Maison & Objet, 3D printable, city-inspired home accessories now available on Cults

Oct.8, 2014 - A collaboration between French 3D printing provider leFabShop and biannual French trade fair Maison & Objet – which is one of Europe's most important interior design events – is taking things to a whole new level. More

Design for Craft launches PLA HS 3D printing filament - stronger than ABS

Oct.8, 2014 - To combat its fragility, the guys from Design for Craft have worked to strengthen PLA filament by mixing it with a collection of mineral powders. More

Microsoft teams up with CyArk to bring world heritage sites in most detailed 3D to the web

Oct.8, 2014 - Microsoft has partnered with CyArk, a nonprofit organization to create a brand new website that showcases the world's most treasured cultural sites. Based on 3D models scanned and built by CyArk... More

Adafruit's cool Halloween costume: a 3D printed dystopian gasmask with laser eye & LED lighting

Oct.8, 2014 - Noe Ruiz, is preparing to turn heads at Halloween with his newest creation. The 3D printed dystopian gasmask has got a bit of Star War's storm troopers, but also reminds us of a number of other Sci-Fi games and movies. More

ESA tests 3D printing for space: redesign Tropomi mirror using AM

Oct.8, 2014 - Recently, engineers at European Space Agency (ESA) teamed up with Netherlands research institute TNO to redesign a 3D-printed mirror, a crucial piece of the Tropospheric Monitoring Instrument (Tropomi)... More

3D print your own robot using Harvard's open-source soft robotics 'toolkit'

Oct.7, 2014 - For their brand-new Soft Robotics Toolkit is a comprehensive database of knowledge, experience and examples that will help all those robot tinkerers out there expand into the realm of 'soft' robots. More

Tired of FDM 3D printers? Engineer constructs his own SLS 3D printer

Oct.7, 2014 - California-based engineer Brandon Fosdick has recently revealed the results of his efforts to construct his very own SLS 3D printer. His SLS printer looks very promising and inspiring. More

Graphene 3D Lab begins trading on OTCQB today

Oct.7, 2014 - Graphene 3D Lab Inc., a company focused on the development and manufacture of graphene-enhanced materials for 3D printing, announced it has been verified to trade on OTCQB(R). More

Samsung Electronics will not enter 3D printing market in the next 10 years

Oct.7, 2014 - Korean electronics giant Samsung Electronics said it will not enter the 3D printer business in the next 10 years. Last year, rumors had it that Samsung Electronics had received 3D printer prototype from its partner. More

Futurist Christopher Barnatt's report: The TCT Show 2014 (w/videos)

Oct.7, 2014 - From 30th September to 2nd October 2014, the TCT + Personalize Show was held in Birmingham, UK. All major 3D printer manufacturers were present, with the hardware on their stands ranging from consumer devices... More

Hack your household with 3D printing to give new life to old appliances

Oct.6, 2014 - Under the title 'Hacking Households', which is part of BIO, a long-running Slovenian industrial design exposition, they have explored the possibilities that 3D printing and open-source modifications bring to normal consumers. More

Panasonic has developed 3D printed covers for lumix cameras

Oct.6, 2014 - Panasonic designers seem to think there is, as they have developed a variety of 3D printed covers for their widely used LUMIX GM1 compact cameras. More

HP to split into two companies and will target 3D printer market

Oct.6, 2014 - US computer giant Hewlett Packard (HP) has confirmed it will split itself into two companies, one focused on company's enterprise services, software, and servers, and the other focusing on its PC and printing businesses. More

Try 3D printing a sponge using Layfomm filament, a flexible material with viscoelastic properties

Oct.6, 2014 - Kai Parthy has recently discovered that one of these material, the Layfomm 40 filament, possesses some unique qualities that really add some diversity to any 3D printer's arsenal. More

Try a different way to design and fabricate 3D objects with FlatFab software

Oct.6, 2014 - And recently, another one was launched in the shape of FlatFab: an intriguing 3D design software that can develop intricate 3D constructions with life-like dimensions. More

Breakthrough: UK doctors creating 3D printed ears for children with deformities

Oct.6, 2014 - Scientists are using 3D printing to create ears which will be used to help children with deformities. In a few month they will start trials to implant 3D printed ears into patients. More

Make your very own 3D print of an actual comet circling earth

Oct.6, 2014 - The European Space Agency, or ESA, has released 3D models of the comet, which can be easily transformed into STL files and printed. A fan of space travel and 3D printing? More

The Edible Growth project: a study into sustainable, healthy 3D printed food

Oct.6, 2014 - All this makes the Edible Growth project, by the young but very talented Dutch industrial designer Chloé Rutzerveld, extremely interesting. Throughout 2014, she worked on a 3D food printing project... More

LumiPocket DLP 3d printer is now live on IndieGoGo, €300 for early backers

Oct.5, 2014 - Today, Italian maker Davide Marin launched his LumiPocket DLP 3D printer on indiegogo. Marin is the man behind LumiFold: a small and portable 3D printer that you can put in your your backpack or briefcase to travel with. More

Pi-Top releases final 3D printed laptop prototype, details of 3 new Raspberry Pi HATs & launch date

Oct.4, 2014 - This week, the team has released more details about the Pi-Top. First of all, they have created multiple file formats so the Pi-Top can be printed on any 5"+ bed size 3D printer. More

LAB+ shares designs for 3D printed, thermoformed wrist brace

Oct.4, 2014 - Why outsource it, if you can construct your own using a regular desktop extrusion 3D printer? Fortunately, the Italian design team behind LAB+ has released designs for this on Thingiverse. More

Singapore Post launches 3D printing service at new concept post office in Suntec City

Oct.4, 2014 - SingPost opened its eighth new concept post office at Suntec City Mall this week, giving small businesses and end-consumers the convenience and option of printing cost-effective prototypes and customised objects. More

Minnesota company bringing 3D printing services to individual farms

Oct.3, 2014 - This is being wonderfully illustrated by the Litchfield, Minnesota-based company GVL Proto Poly, that are taking 3D printing technology to their agricultural customers. More

Could airplane food be 3D printed in the future?

Oct.3, 2014 - They have developed a concept wherein food printers are used to revolutionize air travel as part of their entry for the international student design competition OzCHI24 last month. More

Aston Martin Magazine commissions 3D printed typeface to illustrate its possibilities for auto industry

Oct.3, 2014 - And to accompany the article, the manufacturer of James Bond's stylish cars also commissioned a 3D printed typeface. This very impressive piece was created by the Canadian designer and letter artist Ben Johnston. More

Tel Aviv Listed 'Nano Dimension' developing 3D printer & Nano inks for printing electronics at home

Oct.3, 2014 - Nano Dimension is developing a 3D printer for multi-layer circuit boards (PCBs) as well as conductive nano-silver inks along with novel insulating and substrate inks. More

3D printed bottle opener designed to help people with arthritis

Oct.3, 2014 - This 3D printed bottle opener is designed to help people, whose disabilities limit the functions of their hands, open bottles without requiring a lot of strength or firm grips. More

Inexpensive, table-top 3D printed RoboPuppet for teleoperating full-size robots

Oct.3, 2014 - Researchers at Indiana University came up with a method to create inexpensive, table-top sized models of robots to provide teleoperate input control to full sized robots. They call it 'ROBOPuppet'. More

3D printer found in Bulgaria-Spain raid, ATM skimming gang busted

Oct.3, 2014 - Bulgarian and Spanish police have busted a Bulgarian organised crime network suspected of a variety of crimes including large scale ATM skimming, electronic payment fraud and forgery of documents. More

Italian studio +LAB unveils open-source syringe extruder for FDM 3D printers

Oct.2, 2014 - For the Maker Faire Rome this coming weekend, +LAB will unveil an experimental syringe extruder that can be printed on, and fitted to, just about every 3D extrusion printer. More

The ELF Quad, a very cool, 3D printed and open-source quadcopter

Oct.2, 2014 - Check out this very cool 3D printed creation! The Shenzhen, China-based company ElecFreaks have dropped a few hints in the past, but now their awesome little ELF Quad quadcopter is finally on its way. More

World's first 3D-printed rocket-powered spaceplane set to launch in autumn

Oct.2, 2014 - The first 3D printed rocket-powered spaceplane 'Vulture 2' will be launched this autumn with sponsorship from EXASOL AG, the provider of EXASolution the world's most powerful engine for analytics and data warehousing. More

Iris van Herpen debuts 3D-printed garments 'grown' with magnets at Paris Fashion Week

Oct.2, 2014 - For her Spring/Summer 2015 collection, presented in Paris yesterday, Dutch fashion designer Iris van Herpen unveiled 3D-printed garments and accessories "grown" that explores the interplay of magnetic forces. More

German 3D printer maker voxeljet acquires UK's Propshop Modelmakers

Oct.2, 2014 - German professional 3D printer manufacturer voxeljet AG announced today that it has completed the acquisition of all outstanding shares of Propshop (Model Makers) Limited. More

LumiFold inventor to launch €300 LumiPocket DLP 3D printer at Maker Faire Rome & on Indiegogo

Oct.2, 2014 - Based on its successful model LumiFold, the team has created a new portable DLP 3D printer LumiPocket. Lumipocket is an upgraded version of LumiFold. More

Kast SLA 3D printer soon on Kickstarter, prices start at $999

Oct.2, 2014 - Kast3DP informed us today that they are currently working on the first prototype of the Kast 3D Printer for mass production. This current version features a build speed of 5 inches (127mm) per hour. More

MIT unveils football-size, 3D printed underwater robot designed for port security

Oct.2, 2014 - Researchers from MIT revealed their latest robot, a type of submersible drone that is set to be changing underwater security. What's more, its 3D printed, making it an impressive and affordable addition to the world of robotics. More

Seattle designers Pensar develop 3D printed DNA shoes tailored to your anatomy

Oct.2, 2014 - The Seattle-based company Pensar (Italian for 'to think') has been working on a far bolder step. They have developed a concept for DNA shoes: 3D printed footware that has been modified to not only fit your own feet precisely. More

Fan creates brilliant, lifelike and actually wearable Samus Varia suit using 3D printing

Oct.1, 2014 - 3D printing technology is being used by countless enthusiasts around the world to make tributes to their favorite shows or video games, but one Redditor going by the name of Talaaya has done... More

LUXeXceL announces new 3D printing process for optics and new LUX-Opticlear Material

Oct.1, 2014 - Dutch company LUXeXceL Group today announces a few new development that will allow the company to compete with injection molding for the production of small and mid-sized series of optical components. More

Engineering student builds a unique Raspberry PI 3D printer

Oct.1, 2014 - Engineering student Owen Jeffreys came up with a Raspberry Pi 3D printer which he claims to be the world's first. The 800MHz PI actually controls every part of the machine. More

Stratasys opens world's 'most advanced' 3D printer plant In Kiryat Gat, Israel

Oct.1, 2014 - 3D printer company Stratasys Inc has inaugurated its new plant in the southern Israeli city of Kiryat Gat yesterday. According to the company, the plant is the most advanced in the world for the manufacture of 3D printers. More

WASP to bring a 4 meter Delta 3D printer to Maker Faire Rome this weekend

Oct.1, 2014 - Massimo Moretti, founder of WASP, will bring a 4 metre tall Delta 3D printer to Maker Faire Rome this coming weekend. Two years ago Wasp, one of the largest 3D printer manufacturer in Italy. More

Plastic Scribbler releases Asterid 2000 series 3D printers, prices start at $499

Oct.1, 2014 - Atlanta-based Plastic Scribbler Inc unveils the Asterid 2000 Series of 3D printers for the consumer market. The Asterid 2000 fully assembled 3D printer is priced starting at $499. More

ZMorph's open source Voxelizer software now supports low-cost medical 3D printing

Oct.1, 2014 - ZMorph, the Polish company behind the low cost multifunctional Zmorph 2.0 3D printer, today launched an updated version of its advanced Voxelizer software, which allows creators to model using 3D pixels rather than triangles. More

Enhanced robotic cleaning with a low-cost 3D printed grip

Oct.1, 2014 - The two scientists from the Human Centered Robotics Lab have developed a simple 3D printed tool designed to make one of the most basic human functions, gripping and using objects, more robot-friendly. More

Biome Bioplastics launches Biome3D biodegradable material for 3D printing

Oct.1, 2014 - UK bioplastics developer, Biome Bioplastics, has launched this week a new material made from plant starches, dubbed Biome3D, which it has developed in partnership with 3D printing technology specialist 3Dom Filaments. More

VRClay uses Oculus Rift and motion control for easy 3D sculpting

Oct.1, 2014 - For a team of developers is currently working on a very interesting combination of the Oculus Rift and Razer's handheld Hydra motion controllers: the VRClay. More

   

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