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3D Printed Maps Help Visually Impaired Texas A&M Students Get Around Campus

Kaitlyn Kellermeyer is a senior economics major at Texas A&M University. She is also blind, and working on a project to help other blind and visually impaired students orient themselves…

3D Print Maps from Drone Data with WhiteClouds’ 3DYourMAP, Available from DroneDeploy’s New Drone App Store

Drones are everywhere these days, saving lives, delivering pizzas, capturing incredible images, and more. According to a recent PricewaterhouseCoopers report, the global commercial market for commercial drone applications is likely…

3D Printed Topographical Maps in the Classroom: Sightline Maps Launches Kickstarter Campaign to Bring Software Platform to Schools

Education is a constant work in progress, as educational professionals continue to brainstorm the best ways to get kids to engage with and retain information. 3D printing has contributed immensely…

Touch Mapper: 3D Printed Tactile Maps Allow the Visually Impaired to Orient Themselves in Any Location

Sometimes it’s hard to tell if it’s coincidence or the start of a trend, but in 3D printing news, certain topics seem to suddenly be everywhere at once. Lately, stories…

Rutgers Engineers 3D Print Tablet-Sized Campus Maps for Joseph Kohn Training Center Students

There are many organizations, individuals, and family members who are engaged in helping those with physical challenges on a daily basis, making an incredibly positive impact and offering the most…

3D Printed “Linespace” Allows Visually Impaired People to Read and Interact with Maps, Diagrams and More

The woman stands at a drafting table, her hands resting lightly on the surface. “Berlin center,” she says clearly. A voice responds, “Drawing central Berlin,” and a 3D print head…

Versoteq Completes Mobile App & Indoor 3D Printed Tactile Maps, Testing TactMap Platform

Last we checked in with Finland’s Versoteq, they were completing an innovative mapping project–and one of the first of its kind. In the business of making tactile maps, the Espoo-based…

Datasthesia: 3D Printed Relief Maps Give Us Information About Our World

It’s now evident that when the disciplines of industrial design and data science converge, the results take you beyond just stunning visuals: they fascinate, and teach. Thanks to the efforts…

Terrain2STL Lets Users 3D Print Topographic Maps from Google Maps Data

With their blend of art, science and implied adventure, maps have a way of pulling us in to their depiction of the details which make up our world. And perhaps…

ElevatedMaps Launches to Create Artistic 3D Printed Custom Maps of Anyplace in the World

I’m in the process of moving into a new home, and boy do I have my hands full. My husband and I have decided to furnish and design the interior…

Espoo, Finland: Versoteq Installs 3D Printed, Full Color Mall Maps

Finland may be a small country, but it has a big reputation as an awesome and widely coveted place to live—and that’s not just because it boasts the most heavy metal bands…

French Digital Artist Claire Sauvaget 3D Prints Her Own Mental Maps

French digital artist and sculptor Claire Sauvaget takes us along with her on her daily commute. We trail behind her down stairs, around corners, onto crowded train platforms, and through narrow corridors….

3D Maps Created by IDeA Center Use Multi-Sensory Installations to Delight and Direct Everyone

Baby, we’ve come a long way, for sure, but what about when we reach our destination? It helps me enormously to have ‘all systems go’ when I’m on the move…

Posterity is Priceless in 3D: Cartographer in India 3D Prints His City Using Google Maps

There is some exciting news for all savvy cartographers who would like to get more tactile with their work. A mapping app has been designed for those who want to…

MineBridge Teams with Whiteclouds to 3D Print Topography Maps for Safer, More Efficient Mining Operations

While, mining has been used for the extraction of valuable materials since the beginning of human civilization, the practice is still used today in order to acquire various earthly materials….

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