Rapide Lite 3D printers Indiegogo got fully funded in one day, early bird prices start at $399

Sep.30, 2014 - A team of designers and engineers from Australia and China has launched their affordable desktop 3D printer Rapide Lite on Indiegogo. Rapide Lite has been designed to be scalable and will come in 3 sizes. More

Arduino & Sharebot announce details of its new 3D printer MATERIA 101

Sep.30, 2014 - Arduino, the most commonly used Open Source hardware platform, and Milan based Italian 3D printer manufacturer Sharebot has announced a new 3D printer MATERIA 101. More

This 3D printed iPhone case comes to the rescue of bendgate victims

Sep.30, 2014 - While it won't actually fix your troubled phone, a Shapeways designer has created a special case for bent phones, that can help you begin living with your terrible disability. More

Bhold teams up with Ultimaker to crowdsource 3D printable design

Sep.30, 2014 - Ultimaker and 3D printing and design house Bhold announced today a new partnership that allows anyone around the world with a 3D printer to print prototypes of the next Bhold x Ultimaker product at home. More

Admatec announced ADMAFLEX 2.0 3D ceramic printers for serie production

Sep.30, 2014 - Dutch startup Admatec Europe BV has announced that this month a total of four new 3D printers started operation at its facility in Moergestel, the Netherlands. More

Chinese scientists develop liquid-phase 3D printing using low melting metal alloy ink

Sep.30, 2014 - Chinese scientists are sharing an experimental metal printing method that uses metals that melt at a low temperature to greatly reduce printing time and costs. More

Dutch students use 3D printing to replicate 17th century glass objects

Sep.29, 2014 - A group of students from the Technical University Delft teamed up with Dutch Artist Maaike Roozenburg to recreate a few pieces of Dutch history using the latest 3D technology. More

Israeli startup develops first-ever 3D printed medical marijuana dispenser

Sep.29, 2014 - But now the Israeli start-up company Syge Medical Ltd has come up with a particularly inventive way to incorporate 3D printing in the medical field. More

HP job ad indicates that HP labs is working on a glass 3D printer

Sep.29, 2014 - As part of its ongoing RAGNAROK (Research on Advancing Glass & Non-organic Applications to Recreate Objects & Kinetics) project in 2012, HP Labs is looking at glass as a potential candidate for use in 3D printing. More

Studio MOCCI creates jewelry line from 3D printing, set to launch on Kickstarter next week

Sep.29, 2014 - A team of ambitious engineers, entrepreneurs, artists started MOCCI, a LA based studio aiming to bring luxurious high-tech jewelry to everyone. They spent the past nine months learning about 3D printing. More

Fashion Designer Chromat's Spring/Summer 2015 line to include 3D printed outfits

Sep.28, 2014 - The line in question is the Spring/Summer 2015 Formula 15 line, by Chromat fashion studio. This young studio already had a reputation for strange and original pieces, as many of their earlier creations... More

CTC Electronics heavily investing in China's largest 3D Printer factory

Sep.28, 2014 - The past year CTC Electronics, one of the largest manufacturers of 3D Printers in China, has been heavily investing in a factory for 3D printing technology. The factory has been built in Zhuhai, a coastal city... More

NanoSteel announces crack-free 99.9% dense steel powder for 3D metal printer

Sep.28, 2014 - NanoSteel Company Inc., a corporation based in Province, Rhode Island, has announced this week the company's newly engineered powders designed for additive manufacturing. More

The Polish 3D printing event '3D Show – Printer & Scanner 2014' Announced

Sep.27, 2014 - In two months from now, the inaugural edition of a 3D printing event will be held in Warsaw, Poland, at the Warsaw University of Technology. The '3D Show – Printer & Scanner 2014'will open on the 21st of November. More

New 3D Printing marketplace Rinkak business launches in Japan

Sep.27, 2014 - This week, a brand-new platform for 3D designing and printing has launched across Japan, called 'Rinkak 3D Print Cloud for Business.' Designed by the Japanese 3D printing company Kabuku... More

Cool 3D printed electric skateboard launches on Kickstarter

Sep.26, 2014 - For this week, the Atlanta-based freelance inventor Andrew James launched a particularly original idea on the crowdfunding website. This skateboard enthusiast is seeking to raise $55,000... More

Pango app transforms your 2D sketches into 3D models & augmented reality

Sep.26, 2014 - Pango intends to offer additive manufacturing services to those lacking the skill, experience or time for CAD design and 3D modelling. Aimed at inexperienced hobbyists... More

Greek hackerspace uses 3D printing to construct an open source satellite network ground station

Sep.26, 2014 - The latest impressive project we've come across is the Greek SatNOGS project, that is developing a functional, complete platform for an open source Networked Ground Station. More

ColorFabb releases new PLA CopperFill filament for 3D printers

Sep.26, 2014 - ColorFabb today introduced brand new material copperFill. Similar to bronzeFill it's a PLA blend with micronized copper powder. This means that the material can be polished and finished with similar methods as bronzeFill. More

Polish 3D Printing Pioneers 3NOVATICA present their two latest printers

Sep.26, 2014 - This autumn 3NOVATICA unveiled two brand-new 3D printers, which are designed to completely depart from their GATE printer. These new printers are the affordable, compact and consumer-oriented FLEXA, and the PROFABB. More

Japan develops software for printing 3D maps for the blind

Sep.26, 2014 - Japan's cartographic authorities has developed a software that allows users to download data from the internet and produce low cost geographical maps of the country for the visually impaired using a 3D printer. More

Now you can 3D print your own miniature Strati car

Sep.25, 2014 - Today Local Motors released the file to print an incredibly accurate 1:10 scale model of the Strati so everyone can now 3D print their own miniature Strati at home. More

3D printing optical lenses on the Form 1+ 3D printer

Sep.25, 2014 - One of the resident engineers over at Formlabs, Craig Broady, has made a very cool little accessory that shows off the possibilities of Stereolithography printing technology (or SLA). More

Australian company Modfab takes the initiative with 3D printing education

Sep.25, 2014 - Illawarra Company, Modfab Pty Ltd in Australia has begun nationally recognised training funded by NSW Department of Education and Communities, State Training Services in partnership... More

South Korea reveals strategy to make 3D printing a motor for the economy

Sep.25, 2014 - This might not be such a big surprise to some people, but 3D printing technology is booming in South Korea. The number of Korean entrepreneurs and consumers using 3D printing... More

'3D Bioprinting Solutions' to reveal first Russian 3D bioprinter in late October

Sep.25, 2014 - The Russian company 3D Bioprinting Solutions have revealed that they will unveil their very first – and first Russian – 3D bioprinter during the Open Innovations 2014 forum. More

Total Moving Face Scanning: A new step in developing accurate 3D scans of facial features

Sep.25, 2014 - At this year's European Conference on Computer Vision, that was held in Zurich, Switzerland, a team from the University of Washington revealed a very interesting new way of making 3D scans of facial features. More

High resolution 3D DLP printer Solus to hit indiegogo for $1000

Sep.24, 2014 - Taiwan based Reify introduces today a new DLP-based stereolithography printer called Solus, aiming to bring high resolution printing to the world at an affordable price. More

Orbit 1 metal coating device for 3D printed objects to hit Kickstarter in Jan 2015

Sep.24, 2014 - There, the startup business Monolith Studios revealed their Orbit 1, a practical device that seeks to make metal printing available to a wider consumer public. More

A live concert with '3D-printed band' at Lund University Sweden

Sep.24, 2014 - A live concert with a band consisting only of 3D-printed instruments has taken place at Lund University in Sweden. The band included a drum, keyboard and two guitars, all 3D-printed by Lund University professor Olaf Diegel. More

New 3D printed revolver dedicated to Yoshitomo Imura in development

Sep.24, 2014 - Support it or loathe it, but it is happening once again: Members of the FOSSCAD community, which is short for Free Open Source Software & Computer Aided Design, are working on another 3D printable firearm. More

FormFutura launches EasyWood Coconut for 3D printing tropical wood

Sep.24, 2014 - Now, another filament manufactuer, FormFutura, has developed EasyWood Coconut, a mixture of 40% grinded coconut particles with modified binding polymers. More

3D printed open source Rhinobot can push things & take part in 'sumobots fights'

Sep.24, 2014 - The Rhinobot's a sturdy and clever design and tracks make it an excellent contraption for rough terrain, and a machine that can also take a hit. Combine that with its flashy front shield.... More

Soon you will be able to 3D print your ownRaspberry Pi-powered laptop

Sep.24, 2014 - 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

3D Printhuset announces grand opening of largest 3D printing store in Denmark

Sep.24, 2014 - 3D Printhuset (Danish for "The 3D Print House") announced the grand opening of the largest 3D printing store in Denmark. With a floor area of almost 3,000 square feet (279 sqm) spread over two levels.. More

Aurora Labs launches S1 metal 3D printer on Kickstarter for under $4000

Sep.23, 2014 - West Australian start-up Aurora Labs today releases their metal 3D printer for the consumer market on Kickstarter. Aurora Labs' S1 consumer grade printer offers aerospace grade 3D printing. More

This solar-powered 3D printer will turn plastic pollution on the high seas into Sea Chairs

Sep.23, 2014 - Designers from London-based Studio Swine have recently launched a noble Kickstarter project that seeks to make 3D printing a part of the solution, rather than the problem. More

Graphene 3D Lab announces JV with Stony Brook Univ. in testing of graphene 3D printing materials

Sep.23, 2014 - Graphene 3D Lab announced on Monday a joint venture with Stony Brook University in quality control testing of 3D printing materials enhanced with graphene and other advanced materials. More

Fascinating 3D printed lamps created by Studio Under's massive paste 3D printer

Sep.23, 2014 - Studio Under, a design and research studio based in Israel, has earned a worldwide reputation for ultra-fast and large-format ceramic and paste 3D printing. More

Researchers created 3D printed replica of 125-year-old golf club

Sep.23, 2014 - Dundee University and St Andrews Golf Co have teamed up to produce the world's first metal replica of a 125-year-old golf club using 3D printing technology. More

Bre Pettis launches Bold Machines workshop, starting with 3D printed Margo in animated film

Sep.23, 2014 - The Bold Machines is the Innovation workshop at Stratasys that partners with innovators to showcase Stratasys, MakerBot, and Solidscape 3D Printers. More

UPS to expand 3D printing services to nearly 100 stores in U.S.

Sep.23, 2014 - Following the successful launch of 3D print in six markets across the country, The UPS Store (UPS) announced plans Monday to bring in-store 3-D-printing services to nearly 100 additional locations nationwide. More

First successful total knee surgery preplanned with Materialise's tech that turns X-Rays into 3D prints

Sep.23, 2014 - 3D printing company Materialise announced that orthopedic surgeon Roger Jaeken has successfully performed the first total knee surgery that was preplanned by means of the Materialise X-ray knee guide solution. More

Man's fractured orbital bone rebuilt with 3D printer after crash

Sep.22, 2014 - And this week, another complex medical case was solved using 3D printing technology. Surgeons from the Taipei Veterans General Hospital have successfully treated an orbital bone fracture with 3D printing technology. More

3D printed clock tower stamp for 10 year anniversary of UNNC

Sep.22, 2014 - Two students from the University of Nottingham Ningbo China have developed a very special tribute for their university's anniversary: a highly detailed, 3D printed stamp that closely resembles the campus's clock tower. More

The evolution of 3D printed firearms

Sep.22, 2014 - In this article I decided to review the current state of the technology and those weapon technologies which have evolved since Cody Wilson's 3D printed firearm which shook the world back in May 2013. More

Paula Radcliffe finishes third in Worcester City 10k, thanks to 3D printed insoles

Sep.22, 2014 - In her first race since 2 years, world-record-holder Paula Radcliffe (40) made a comeback Sunday with a strong run at the Worcester City 10k race. Supporting her every move, RS Print's 3D-printed insoles... More

UpLocket: A 3D printed locket with a cool digital twist launches on Kickstarter

Sep.22, 2014 - Fortunately, two guys from Baltimore have come up with UpLocket: an ingenious little creation that returns that special status to certain photographs, while not sabotaging the convenience of digital sharing. More

5AxisMaker multi-fabricator: mill, scan, 3D print, spray & cut on Kickstarter tomorrow

Sep.21, 2014 - Fedor Gridnev and Elena Gaidar want to bring affordable and advanced fabrication right to your desk. Their 5axis multi-fabricator is a machine that has versatility to fabricate complicated design prototypes on your desktop. More

Don Foley: How to 3D print a colonial lantern

Sep.21, 2014 - This is part of Don's ongoing project to 3D print his backyard patio. Not all of it, of course, just the details. He built his beach side house about 3 years ago. More

Technology to bioprint tissues on demand in 3D is here

Sep.21, 2014 - Swansea University life science technology spin out company 3Dynamic Systems Ltd (3DS) has announced the availability of its two 3D bioprinting machines – the Alpha and Omega bioprinters. More

Solidoodle partners with KiKi Han to bring children's book to life in 3D

Sep.21, 2014 - Solidoodle announced its partnerships with KiKi Han (a.k.a. GeekyKiKi), author of Cutie's Alphabellies. Featuring bright and colorful illustrations, Cutie's Alphabellies is a fun and educational book for children learning the alphabet. More

Ultimaker introduces Ultimaker Original+ 3D printer & heated bed upgrade kit

Sep.20, 2014 - Dutch 3D printer manufacturer Ultimaker recently announced their move into the US by setting up an assembly and service hub with fbcr8. Today Ultimaker released another upgrade for their Ultimaker Original. More

3D prints of supermodel Karlie Kloss go around the globe in 80 days

Sep.20, 2014 - As part of a unique media campaign, the scanning - and 3D printing - of supermodel Karlie Kloss travelled all over the world for one of the most original and international photo-shoots ever made. More

Autodesk's 123D Catch released for Android, turning photos into 3D models

Sep.20, 2014 - Formerly 123D Catch is available for iOS, Mac, and PC, now this software has come to your Adroid. It's free, and it doesn't require any additional hardware besides the camera already built in. More

Redditor 3D prints an actually working flight computer for Kerbal Space Program

Sep.19, 2014 - Recently, a redditor and KSP fanatic going by the username KK4TEE, has developed a very cool flight computer to cope with all the data generated by Telemachus. More

Qualcomm uses 3D Printing to turn a Smartphone into a Robot

Sep.19, 2014 - American telecommunications company Qualcomm has unveiled a cool little combination of 3D printing technology and smartphones: the fully printable Snapdragon Micro Rover. More

Chinese man fitted with 3D printed brain mesh recovers after successful surgery

Sep.19, 2014 - During this one-of-a-kind surgery, a titanium mesh cover created with 3D printing technology was to be placed over his brain to combat several of his disabilities and to allow his brain tissue to start regenerating. More

First Zero-G 3D printer scheduled to launch to the ISS in 15 hours

Sep.19, 2014 - This Saturday, on September 20 at 2:14 am the first 3D printer intended for in-space use will depart aboard a rocket from Cape Canaveral, Fla., headed for the International Space Station (ISS). More

3D printed DIY PiKon telescope snaps first moon pictures

Sep.19, 2014 - University of Sheffield has shown the first picture taken by PiKon telescope, a £100 reflecting telescope built using 3D printing, Raspberry Pi and camera. More

Hasbro, Disney, Walmart & 3DPlusMe team up to provide fans personalized 3D printed Marvel action figure

Sep.19, 2014 - Hasbro, Disney, Walmart, and a 3D printing company called 3DPlusMe all teamed up to launch the "Super Awesome Me", a personalized 3D printing experience that turns kids into Captain America or Iron Man. More

Intel to include 3D scanning technology in next year's tablets

Sep.19, 2014 - And at this week's MakerCon 2014, that is being held in New York, Intel CEO Brain Krzanich revealed to the crowd that 3D scanners working on RealSense will be incorporated in their tablets in 2015. More

Beijing Tiertime launches UP BOX 3D printer

Sep.19, 2014 - 3D printer manufacturer Beijing Tiertime announced the global launch of its new desktop 3D printer, UP BOX, the largest and most advanced desktop printer from Tiertime's UP 3D printer series. More

Fan uses photogrammetry & 3D printing to convert ArcheAge character into real 3D model

Sep.19, 2014 - Software designer and 3D printing enthusiast Jenny Cheng made a very cool 3D printed tribute to the ArcheAge game. This particular model involved some unusual techniques. More

Northeastern reveals NanoOPS 3D printer that prints nanoscale electronics

Sep.18, 2014 - This week, however, scientists from Northeastern University have revealed their NanoOPS printer, which could be a breakthrough. The market is potentially enormous: demands for miniscule electronics... More

3D printed membrane could improve water filtration rate by 10x

Sep.18, 2014 - Nano Sun, a young start up company at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore has developed a first-of-its-kind multifunction water filtration membrane using 3D printing. More

Indian teen invents 3D printed 'Talk' device for people with speech impediments

Sep.18, 2014 - A teenager from Panipat in northern India, named Arsh Shah Dilbago has developed a very clever device that is set to improve the lives of people with speech impediments throughout the world. More

Dremel releases $999 3D printer Idea Builder

Sep.18, 2014 - Major tool manufacturer Dremel, known primarily for its rotary tools, is entering into 3D printing market. Dremel announced its Dremel 3D Idea Builder Wednesday at MakerCon in New York City. More

PrintAlive 3D bioprinter that builds skin grafts for burn victims wins James Dyson award

Sep.18, 2014 - For the deserved winner of the Canadian award was the PrintAlive Bioprinter, a 3D printer that is capable of producing artificial skin grafts for burn victims. More

Researchers could now 3D print their own syringe pumps using a RepRap

Sep.18, 2014 - A team led by an engineer at Michigan Technological University has published an open-source library of designs that will let scientists build the commonly used piece of equipment: the syringe pump on their 3D printer. More

Meet 3&Dbot, a small Brazilian robotic 3D printer that could print anything in any size

Sep.17, 2014 - But industrial designers at NEXT and LIFE of PUC-rio's design program has come up a brilliant idea: a mobile, 3D-printing robot that is capable of printing products much larger than its size. More

FLX.ARM: Low-cost SCARA robotic arm for 3D printing, milling & dispensing, now on Kickstarter

Sep.17, 2014 - Flux Integration LLC, a Biddeford, Maine USA based robotics and automation company, has developed The FLX.ARM.S16.Z8, the first low-cost precision SCARA robot arm. More

Introducing WirePrint: 3D printed wireframe previews speeds up prototyping by 10x

Sep.17, 2014 - And this is what WirePrint is in a nutshell: this software is capable of generating and 3D printing low fidelity wireframe previews of your designs. More

Now you can 3D print your own smartphone microscope for pennies

Sep.17, 2014 - Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have developed a sleek, simple and inexpensive way to turn a cell phone into a high powered, high quality microscope. More

Microsoft updates '3D Builder' app to include cloud-based 3D printing services

Sep.17, 2014 - Microsoft announced on Tuesday that its '3D Builder' app will now also include a cloud function. Users who don't have a 3D printer can now simply create their designs in Microsoft's app. More

198-piece 3D printed 'Distributed Ben Franklin' puzzle is done

Sep.16, 2014 - Today We The Builders team announced that they finish up the old Ben Franklinstein, just in time for World Maker Faire NYC on September 20th and 21st. More

3D printing company Stratasys buying GrabCAD for around $100M

Sep.16, 2014 - Leading 3D printer provider Stratasys today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held GrabCAD. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. More

Makeblock releases a 400-piece DIY 3D printer kit 'Constructor I'

Sep.16, 2014 - Shenzhen-based Chinese company Makeblock, known for their various mechanical parts and electronic modules to turn your idea into products, has released a 400-piece DIY 3D printer kit. More

3D printed book 'Folium', 2000 years of history printed in plastic

Sep.16, 2014 - But now the Chicago-based artist Tom Burtonwood has finished an even more ambitious historical project called Folium, which takes on a massive stretch of history. More

Ultimaker now available in North America & assembled in the U.S.

Sep.16, 2014 - Today Netherlands-based 3D printer manufacturer has announced availability of its products to North American customers through its partnership with US company fbrc8. More

Crowdfunding campaign launched to help disabled children through 3D printing

Sep.16, 2014 - On the 14th of September, a brand-new crowdfunding initiative was launched that seeks to greatly improve the lives of disabled children throughout the world with the help of 3D printing. More

New SOLIDWORKS 2015 features direct 3D printing

Sep.16, 2014 - In addition to many exciting enhancements in this release, the new version of Solidworks brings in a brand new feature: 3D printing. More

Using Metal Effects on a 3D print of a Confederate Submarine

Sep.15, 2014 - This project was special to me because I was present at the site when the Hunley was raised in 2000, 136 years after it sank and I spent days in the laboratory covering the excavation for National Geographic Magazine. More

e-NABLE explores the possibilities of 3D printing with a 'Light Show Hand' prosthetic

Sep.15, 2014 - The inspiring 3D printing collective e-NABLE has revealed a new, very cool looking prosthetic that, like so many of their creations, highlight the endless possibilities that creativity and 3D printing hold. More

3D Printing is Transforming one of Japan's most Popular Pastimes: 4WD Racing

Sep.15, 2014 - This is also felt in Japan, where a particularly popular hobby – 4 wheel drive racing – is being transformed by the many new possibilities 3D printing offers. This was particularly evident at a fun event in Tokyo. More

Autodesk & Local Motors utilize the Spark platform to develop Strati 3D Printed Car

Sep.15, 2014 - Autodesk announced that it is collaborating with Local Motors to utilize the Spark platform as Local Motors continues to develop the Strati, its first 3D printed car. More

Futurist Christopher Barnatt's report: The London 2014 3D Printshow (w/videos)

Sep.15, 2014 - From 4th to 6th September, London played host to its third 3D Printshow. As in previous years, the event featured a wide range of hardware, plus a gallery of 3D printed art and fashion. More

Cooksongold & EOS launch PRECIOUS M 080 DMLS for 3D printing watch & jewellery

Sep.15, 2014 - Additive Manufacturing technology from Cooksongold and EOS will change economics of making watch and jewellery products, by offering an affordable, compact, and design-driven manufacturing solution. More

Scientists and metalsmith teamed up to use 3D printing to create jewellery

Sep.15, 2014 - A team of University of Wollongong researchers in Australia and a Scarborough designer are taking advantage of 3D printing to create bespoke jewellery and art pieces. More

3D printed fibre-reinforced hydrogels could mimic the strength of human cartilage

Sep.15, 2014 - Researchers have developed a way to 3D-print tough, fibre-reinforced hydrogels that mimic the strength and suppleness of human cartilage. Hydrogels is suitable for making artificial organs for medical treatments. More

After 6 days, Local Motors' 3D printed Strati car took first test drive

Sep.15, 2014 - Local Motors made history last weekend when their 3D-printed car, Strati, drove out of McCormick Place in Chicago, Ill. During the six-day IMTS – The International Manufacturing Technology Show 2014.... More

Stratasys VP's predictions about 3D printing over the next 10 years

Sep.14, 2014 - At the 3D Printshow , which was held in the Old Billingsgate in London between 4 and 6 September, IB Times UK caught up with Andy Middleton of Stratasys for a particularly interesting interview. More

Botler, an affordable, large build size 3D printer can print more than trinkets

Sep.14, 2014 - Botler is an affordable, large build size open source 3D printer launched on indiegogo on Sep 06. Botler boasts a print volume of 315 mm x 315 mm x 315 mm (12.4x12.4x12.4in). More

Laika releases Boxtrolls models to let fans 3D print their own at home

Sep.13, 2014 - Laika has partnered with 3D Systems to use its ProJet 660Pro 3D printer to print the on-camera models. Laika takes advantage of incorporating their character's paint jobs into the printing process itself. More

Hackers could exploit 3D printers, stealing / altering designs, or making them explode

Sep.12, 2014 - This week, a report by the U.S. Department of Commerce surfaced warning government defense contractors about the dangers that 3D printing can hold. More

Dress the way you feel with Intel's 3D printed smart dress

Sep.12, 2014 - At this year's Intel Design Forum, a model wearing a 3D printed 'smart dress' covered in flashing lights. What's so smart about this 'synapse dress? More

3D printed textiles hit the runway at New York Fashion Week

Sep.12, 2014 - Designer Bradley Rothenberg debuts a series of 3D printed textiles in collaboration with designers Katie Gallagher and Katya Leonovich on the runway on the 9th of September. More

Netflix's 3D Printing Docu 'Print The Legend' streams September 26th

Sep.12, 2014 - Netflix has released the trailer for Print The Legend, Luis Lopez and J. Clay Tweel's documentary about the nascent American 3D printing industry. More

LAMP 3D printers could transform manufacture of complex metal parts, available in 2015

Sep.11, 2014 - The Atlanta-based 3D printing manufacturer DDM Systems announced that their latest LAMP 3D printers will be made commercially available over the second quarter of 2015. More

Desktop 3D printer changed the faces of stop-motion animation 'House of Monsters'

Sep.11, 2014 - Mummies, Werewolves, Vampires, and all your favorite creatures of the night will gather together for a stop-motion monster party in the upcoming House of Monsters series. More

German RepRap announces new 3D printer, featuring an ultra-large build volume

Sep.11, 2014 - Neri Oxman, a designer, architect, artist and head of the MIT Media Lab's Mediated Matter research group as been named the 2014 recipient of the Vilcek Prize in Design. More

Fire & Bone is back again with wearable miniature dinosaur and dire wolf skulls

Sep.11, 2014 - Fire & Bone, a popular project that launched on Kickstarter last year to a huge response from nature lovers and geeks of all kinds, is back with a new set of digitally miniaturized real animal skulls. More

MakerMex to launch MM1 modular 3D printer capable of printing plastics, ceramic, Play-Doh and food

Sep.11, 2014 - MakerMex, a startup based in Mexico, is preparing to launch a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to fund the company's latest 3D printer, the MM1 modular 3D printer. More

Introducing 3DPandoras, a full color 3D printer of powder tech under $3000

Sep.11, 2014 - 3DPandora, a full-colour plastic 3D printer, was announced today by El Monte, CA based Global Trend Trading Technology. The printer is designed to produce coloured 3D prints using CMYK 3d technology. More

Check out the #Cast: An arm cast 3D printed in the messages of your loved ones

Sep.10, 2014 - The #CAST (pronounced 'Hash Cast') has been developed by the industrial design team over at FATHOM, an Oakland, California-based company that offers 3D printing services. More

The silver industry is waking up to the possibilities of 3D printing

Sep.10, 2014 - Jeffrey Ellis, their senior technological consultant, wrote a short but insightful piece about how 3D printing is currently applied in the production of silver objects, and called for greater awareness for its possibilities. More

Introducing the ATSmake 'Make' SLA 3D printer

Sep.10, 2014 - China-based company ATSmake has released the 'Make' 3D printer, which is intended to fill the slot between these two extremes; the industrial-grade, expensive high-precision printers... More

ORD Solutions launches fully assembled RoVa-Paste/Food 3D printer for under $1000CAD

Sep.10, 2014 - ORD Solutions has today launched a new Kickstarter project: the RoVa-Paste 3D printer designed to make 3D Prints from almost any material that is available in a paste. More

This 3D printable R/C Car Truggy is testing the limits of 3D printing

Sep.10, 2014 - We were then already impressed by this open source R/C Car developed by Swedish designer and 3D enthusiast Daniel Norée. Since sharing that report one and a half years ago, he has only been improving... More

Meet the Razor, a 3D printed, hand-launched, fully autonomous U.A.V.

Sep.10, 2014 - The Razor, is a 3D-printed, hand-launchable, fully autonomous unmanned aerial vehicle U.A.V. developed by UVA Professor David Sheffler, in partnership with the Mitre Corporation. More

26 Clever 3D-printed Life Hacks for Urban Cyclists

Sep.9, 2014 - Urban cycling is blooming. The two-wheeled monsters are reclaiming city streets and that's good news for the planet, for our own health and the bank account. More

3D printing restores Frank Lloyd Wright's Annie Pfeiffer Chapel

Sep.9, 2014 - The unique buildings of iconic American architect Frank Lloyd Wright is right now undergoing a high-tech restoration, thanks to 3D printing. More

Stratasys launches new UV-resistant thermoplastic material ASA for 3D printing

Sep.9, 2014 - Stratasys today announced availability of a new thermoplastic material option for its FDM-based production 3D printers: ASA (Acrylonitrile Styrene Acrylate). More

Cool 3D-printed Wolverine Claws make children's prosthetics super awesome

Sep.9, 2014 - One of their volunteers, Aaron Brown, put a unique, nerdy spin on it that will allow children with prosthetics to enjoy their youth for a while longer: the 'SUPER AWESOME!' Wolverine hand. More

Stratasys announces Objet500 Connex1 & Connex2 multi-material 3D printers

Sep.9, 2014 - Stratasys has upgraded its Objet Connex family with two new printers - the Objet500 Connex1 and Connex2, featuring the company's unique triple-jetting technology. More

Love, science & 3D printing: 3D printed wedding ring that holds a piece of the moon

Sep.9, 2014 - For during their ceremony, the Scottish designer Andrew Johnstone presented his bride Jeri Schneider a custom-made, 3D printed white gold wedding ring. More

Introducing SpiderBot 3D printer's innovative double extrusion system

Sep.8, 2014 - Last week, the French inventors' couple Philippe and Myriam Boichut unveiled the last innovation to their popular SpiderBot Delta 3D printer. Their newest model will, as they explained in a blog post on their website. More

Local Motors begins building world's first 3D printed car 'Strati' live at IMTS

Sep.8, 2014 - Starting early on Sunday, September 7th, Local Motors begins building and delivering the first direct digital manufactured vehicle. The body printing was completed by the end of the day and be removed from the printer. More

Japan's Ricoh to enter 3D printer market

Sep.8, 2014 - Ricoh Co. Japan said Monday that it has started developing 3D printer which is expected to commercialize in fiscal 2016. Ricoh has become the latest entrant to join a stream of Japanese precision machinery manufacturers. More

3D printed 'Robird', a robotic bird of prey that will keep airports and farms bird-free

Sep.8, 2014 - A Dutch team of engineers and students is working to develop a 3D printed, flying and menacing scarecrow-like construction that is already proving to be very effective at spooking birds. More

Build your own low-cost radio-controlled quadcopter with a 3D printer

Sep.8, 2014 - Any readers who are looking a challenging new 3D printing project should definitely check out this cool folding micro FPV (first-person view) H-Quadcopter made by the guys over at Hovership. More

3D print your own building bricks compatible with LEGO with open source MyBuild system

Sep.7, 2014 - The developers behind the Taiwan-based Hero Design Studio have come up with a simple but cool open source design for Building Bricks that are compatible with LEGO bricks without breaking their copyright. More

Stunning 3Doodled seashell lace dress

Sep.6, 2014 - SHIGO, a fashion art house founded by two young Hong Kong fashion designers, has created a stunning dress, simply using 3Doodler. This 3D Printing Pen's Dress project is a challenge they set for themselves. More

Doing your own gel manicure at home with this 3D printed UV manicure lamp

Sep.6, 2014 - This might be a common problem for our female readers who enjoy tinkering with printers, constructions and electronics: your nails keep getting bust up, ruining your carefully created nail polish. More

A 1,500 sqm giant miniature of 18th century St. Petersburg, created using milling, laser cutting & 3D printing

Sep.6, 2014 - A giant miniature of 18th century St. Petersburg is now on display on the sixth floor of a new shopping center opened in May 2014, above the subway station Admiralty. More

Airbus turns to 3D printers for satellite bracket production, saving 20% on costs

Sep.5, 2014 - Airbus Defence and Space, a division of Airbus Group uses this efficient production technology to optimize the satellite bracket production and reduces cost by more than 20 per cent and satellite weight by nearly one kilogram. More

Meet the Retroband, a 3D printed, wearable Arduino fitness tracker

Sep.5, 2014 - It's called the 'RetroBand', and it's an Arduino-based tracker that is worn on your wrist and, interestingly, you can print yourself using a 3D printer. More

Optomec launches 5-Axis System for producing 3D printed antenna and sensors

Sep.5, 2014 - Optomec, today announced the availability of the Aerosol Jet 5X system for printing 3D electronics. The Aerosol Jet 5X platform was specifically developed... More

Japanese police using 3D printing in an attempt to solve an 18-year-old murder case

Sep.5, 2014 - The Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department is using 3D printing technology to recreate the crime scene of a murder case that has gone unsolved for the past eighteen years. More

3D print your own Halloween costume? Check out this tutorial for a Daft Punk Helmet

Sep.5, 2014 - The creative masterminds over at the electronic innovators Adafruit have revealed another very cool 3D printing project on their website. And as we've come to expect from that ambitious team... More

3Doodler celebrates sales of 100,000 3D printing pens, launches new Pedal accessory

Sep.5, 2014 - 3Doodler, the world's first 3D printing pen, is revealing its new accessories range of a 3Doodler stand, nozzle set, and foot pedal at IFA this year, as well as a brand new range of eight plastics. More

3D Print Show London showcases advances in 3D printing (video)

Sep.5, 2014 - 3D Print Show that opened in London Thursday showcasing the many uses of 3D printing. British motor racing team, Strakka Racing showcased its ultra-cool World Endurance Championship Strakka DOME S103 LMP2 race car. More

The 10 most influential companies and executives in 3D printing

Sep.4, 2014 - The report lists the 'Ten Most Influential Companies' including Autodesk, Amazon, Home Depot, GE and Makerbot. Retail made a particularly strong showing, led by Amazon's recent introduction of a 3D printed items marketplace. More

3D printing used to successfully operate on a child suffering from 'brain erasers'

Sep.4, 2014 - Recently Doctors in Boston's Childrens Hospital have successfully used 3D printing technology to perform a hemispherectomy on the 18-month-old Gabriel. More

ColorFabb launches low-odor, tough XT 3D printing filament made with Eastman Amphora 3D polymer

Sep.4, 2014 - Eastman Chemical Company, a specialty chemical company, and Helian Polymers, the company behind 3D printing filament ColorFabb, have teamed to launch colorFabb XT-Copolyester made with Eastman Amphora 3D polymer. More

Superbly detailed scale model of Ducati 119 Superbike 3D printed with Ultimaker

Sep.4, 2014 - The very talented and ambitious designer Jacky Wan (aka Valcrow) has just revealed his latest awe-inspiring 3D printing project: A scale model of the 2013 Ducati 1199 Superbike. More

The world's first 3D printed elbow replacement surgery successfully completed

Sep.4, 2014 - A new medical application for 3D printing technology was recently successfully implemented in the academic hospital of the Jilin University in Changchun, Northern China. More

Leopoly introduces community-based 3D creation platform with new coloring & customization features

Sep.3, 2014 - Hungarian startup Leonar3Do will bring its new community-based modeling site with easy-to-use coloring and customization features to 3D Printshow London this week. More

3D Systems acquires Belgian metal 3D printing service company LayerWise

Sep.3, 2014 - 3D Systems announced today that it has acquired Belgium-based LayerWise, a spin-off of the Catholic University of Leuven and a leading provider of advanced direct metal 3D printing and manufacturing services. More

Graphene 3D Lab files provisional patent for 3D printed batteries

Sep.3, 2014 - Graphene 3D Lab, a company developing advanced graphene-based materials for 3D printing, announced that it has filed a provisional application for their 3D printed battery technology. More

Arcam acquires orthopedic implants maker DiSanto for $15.8M

Sep.3, 2014 - Arcam AB, a Mölndal, Sweden-based AM equipment manufacturer founded in 1997, announced today the acquisition of DiSanto Technology (DiSanto), a manufacturer of finished orthopedic implants. More

Roland DG Australia unveils its first DLP 3D printer

Sep.3, 2014 - Australia company Roland DG has announced the release of the monoFab series, including the company's first 3D printer, the ARM-10, and a new 3D subtractive prototyping and manufacturing machine, the SRM-20. More

3DHubs raises $4.5 million to expand global 3D printers network

Sep.3, 2014 - 3DHubs, a network of 3D printers, has secured USD 4.5 million (EUR 3.7 million) in Series A led by Mark Evans, General Partner at Balderton Capital. More

3D printing restores full functionality of 7-year-old boy's badly-healed arm after fall

Sep.3, 2014 - To set Joos's arm back to normal, a novel technology needed to be used. Thanks to new 3D printing technology, the surgeon was able to achieve a good result. After taking scan of both of Joos' arms... More

Hans J. Langer, EOS CEO, invests in Lithoz High-performance ceramic 3D printing

Sep.2, 2014 - Austria-based high-performance ceramic 3D printer manufacturer Lithoz, a spin-off of the Technical University of Vienna, has announced that EOS' founder and 3D printing angel investor has invested in the company. More

Strakka DOME S103 LMP2, AirDog, Noa Raviv's dress on display at 3D Print Show in London

Sep.2, 2014 - A variety of Stratasys customers will show products made with the group's technology at the 3D Printshow London, which takes place at Old Billingsgate on 4-6 September. More

Fuel3D and Ultimaker team up in the UK

Sep.2, 2014 - 3D scanner firm, Fuel3D announced today that it has signed a joint distribution deal in the UK with 3D printing company Ultimaker. The company's 3D scanner will be offered as part of a bundle deal. More

It 3D prints, mills and scans - FABtotum Hybrid Fabricator starts shipping

Sep.2, 2014 - 3D printing company FABtotum, announced today that the FABtotum Personal Fabricator, an all-in-one hybrid additive/subtractive CNC device that can print, cut, mill and scan, has begun distribution to early adopters. More

Dutch startup Orchis launches Portobello DLP 3D printer on Kickstarter

Sep.2, 2014 - The Portobello DLP 3D Printer from Dutch startup Orchis Print Solutions launched on Kickstarter last week, aiming to deliver a 3D printing solution for high resolution applications. More

Artists use Ultimaker 2 to 3D print stunning 'losing faces' sculpture series

Sep.2, 2014 - For featuring in the 'Artist of the Year' competition is the 3D sculpting collaboration duo Pussykrew with their thought-provoking 'Materia' series. More

Norwegian startup Polarworks to bring Alta rotary 3D printer to Kickstarter later in 2014

Sep.1, 2014 - Tired of the seemingly endless whirring noises filling your home? Does the constantly necessary tweaking and adjusting needed for printing even simple objects bother you? More

Philips' Smit Röntgen introduces pure tungsten components made by laser sintering

Sep.1, 2014 - Tungsten, also known as wolfram, is a hard, robust, rare metal and has the highest melting point of all the elements. Therefore Tungsten and its alloys have numerous applications. More

'Ghost Gun' bill SB 808 on 3D printed guns passed in California, now heads to governor

Sep.1, 2014 - In Sacramento, California, the senate bill SB 808 has been passed been passed by both the Assembly and the Senate, and has now been sent to California Governor and Democrat Jerry Brown for review. More

Kwambio 3D design platform lets you create personalized 3D-printed products

Sep.1, 2014 - Founded by Volodymyr Usov, Kwambio is a community for people who'd like to create different customizable products (lamps, vases, coat-hangers, etc.) and share them with the world. More

BigRep to showcase giant ONE 3D printer & new secret model at 3D PrintShow London

Sep.1, 2014 - German studio BigRep wanted to create an affordable 3D printer that can build furniture in full size. BigRep unveiled its first product, BigRep ONE in February 2014. More

RMIT's $30 million facility to include first rapid 3D nanoscale printer for nano tech research

Sep.1, 2014 - A new AU$30 million research facility at RMIT University in Melbourne will bring to Australia the world's first rapid 3D nanoscale printer. The new MicroNano Research Facility (MNRF) was launched last week. More

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