Heidi Milkert

3DPrinterOS Becomes Box Integration Partner — 3D Print Your Box Files Via the Cloud

Not only is the hardware within the 3D printing space seeing rapid change and innovation, but so are the various ecosystems, and software that run the processes required by the…

Father Receives a Brand New 3D Printed Face From His Son After Cancer Eats Away His Own

We’ve seen some incredible medical applications within the 3D printing space over the last several years. From 3D printed prosthetic legs, to medical models which guide surgeons during complex procedures,…

Amazon Enters 3D Shoe Scanning Space with Acquisition of Shoefitr

What’s one of the biggest expenses that online retailers face when selling shoes? Returns. I’m sure you’ve all gone to a shoe store, thinking you knew your shoe size, only…

These 3D Printed Fun House Lenses Will Distort Your Face & Shock Your Friends

Anyone who has ever used or even seen an iPad at the store is likely all too familiar with the pre-installed Photobooth application which lets you take photos and view…

Lingerie Company Using German RepRap X400 3D Printers to Produce Cheaper Breast Prostheses

This morning we introduced you all to a Kickstarter project from Daisy Fit Forms, which sought funding so that the company could create 3D printed molds for breast prostheses. These…

French Teen Creates a Functioning, Completely 3D Printed Vise

When it comes to 3D printed objects, most people immediately envision little trinkets and toys cluttering up a coffee table or desk. This is far from the whole story, however….

Researchers at VUmc to 3D Print Human Nose & Ear Cartilage for Reconstructive Surgeries

The 3D bioprinting space is developing rapidly, with several companies around the world leading its charge. Although it may be some time before we witness actual 3D printed human organs…

UK’s Skiddle to 3D Print 10,000 Free Boots for Summer Music Festivals for ‘Give it Some Welly’ Promotion

For those of you living in the UK, you likely know two things. First of all, the UK’s summer music festivals are like no others, packed full of music enthusiasts,…

Emmanuel Touraine’s and Ventury Paris’ Eiffel Tower-Inspired 3D Printable Chairs & More

Furniture is not exactly something that immediately pops into one’s head when they are considering what to 3D print next. With that said, the design capabilities inherent in this technology…

Taulman3D Releases Nylon 680 3D Printer Filament — FDA Approved for Food Contact & More

When it comes to the material science behind 3D printer filaments, few companies, if any, have the experience that taulman3D does. They have released some of the most versatile filaments…

3D Printing: The Next 5 years

The 3D printing field is expected to grow more than 14% annually to become an $8.4 billion industry by 2020, according to a 2013 report by MarketsandMarkets. Currently, North America and…

Animal Testing on Biodegradable 3D Printed Artificial Bone Successfully Accomplished in Xi’an, China

We all know that the future of regenerative medicine lies in technologies such as 3D bioprinting. The ability to reproduce organs, cartilage, bones, and other soft tissues found within the human…

Qingdao Unique to Begin Animal Testing on 3D Printed Skin & Corneas Within 1 Year, Other Organs in 2 Years

While 3D printing has been making its mark for a couple decades within the field of rapid prototyping, it is now just beginning to break the surface when it comes…

Stepcraft 2 — An All-in-One 3D Printer, CNC Mill, Hot Wire Cutter, & More — Launches on Kickstarter

Last year it seemed like every week we covered another company trying to outdo the others within the industry by creating the most affordable 3D printer possible. This year we are…

Japanese Man 3D Prints Multiple Remote Control MicroShips

As a child I was obsessed with remote control cars. I would run the batteries low faster than a drag racer burns through fuel. If there was one toy that could…

Stratasys’ Bold Machines Quietly Working on a 3D Printable Modular Creature Known as Nohwitz

Back in September when Bre Pettis stepped aside at MakerBot in order to take on a new role which saw him head up a brand new initiative at Stratasys called Bold…

Autodesk Launches Tinkerplay App, Making 3D Modeling & Printing Easy & Fun

We all know how important 3D modeling and printing will be in the years to come. If I had children, I would be teaching them at the earliest age possible…

Stratasys Awarded Patent for Concealing Seams within the 3D Printing Process

As I have mentioned in the past, it’s my personal opinion that technologies like stereolithography (SLA) will eventually win out in the battle for the consumer 3D printing market. The…

Kitprinter3d Unveils Affordable SolidRay SLA-DLP 3D Printer Kit

I’ve been predicting for some time now that Stereolithography technology will eventually be the preferred technique used in desktop 3D printing. The accuracy and speed, combined with the quality of…

TU Delft Assistant Professor Reimagines the Power Outlet Via 3D Printing

While the designs of some products seem to change a few times a year — for example, smartphones — there are other products in our everyday lives which have remained…

Spain’s Turtle 3D Unveils Their Lora and Lora S 3D Printers

The torrid pace in which new 3D printers had been coming to market over the last year or so has somewhat died down as the consumer side of the market…

ColiDo Announces New Wood Composite PLA and ABS 3D Printer Filaments

It’s incredible what a difference a few years can make. Back when I initially was turned on to FDM/FFF 3D printing there were very few choices when it came to…

‘Museum of the Future’ to be Built in Dubai Using 3D Printing Construction Techniques — Ready by 2017

We all know Dubai as one of the fastest developing cities on the planet. It’s also one of the most technologically advanced, and features structures built with some of the most…

Life-Size 3D Printed Iron Man Suit Used Over 1.8 Miles of Plastic Filament, Took 14 Months to Complete

One of the areas which has seen substantial benefit from 3D printing is that of the prop and costume industry. Whether created for movie and set production or printed out…