American Television Series 'Better Call Saul' Uses 3D Printing for Production

American Television Series 'Better Call Saul' Uses 3D Printing for Production

It has been revealed that Better Call Saul, a television series surrounding its main protagonist Saul Goodman — the attorney for Walter White, a chemist, meth dealer and the most notorious criminal in Albuquerque made famous in Breaking Bad — has utilized innovative technologies including 3D printing to produce its latest season. Better Call Saul special […]

It has been revealed that Better Call Saul, a television series surrounding its main protagonist Saul Goodman — the attorney for Walter White, a chemist, meth dealer and the most notorious criminal in Albuquerque made famous in Breaking Bad — has utilized...
British Museum Now Offers 3D Printed Replicas of Parts of Its Collection

British Museum Now Offers 3D Printed Replicas of Parts of Its Collection

Inspired by the work of University College London and its 3D printing project MicroPasts, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, the British Museum has been providing 3D models and printable files for anyone on the Sketchfab platform, simplifying the process for casual desktop 3D printer users to print objects on display at the […]

Inspired by the work of University College London and its 3D printing project MicroPasts, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, the British Museum has been providing 3D models and printable files for anyone on the Sketchfab platform, simplifying the...
How University of Florida Researchers are Using 3D Printing and Digital Fossils to Improve Education

How University of Florida Researchers are Using 3D Printing and Digital Fossils to Improve Education

A recently conducted case study on the effectiveness of utilizing 3D printing technology to teach intricate subjects within science to young students showcases what researchers from the University of Florida have been working on in a National Science Foundation-funded program called iDigFossils that offers curriculum on intricate subjects such as evolution and climate change through the […]

A recently conducted case study on the effectiveness of utilizing 3D printing technology to teach intricate subjects within science to young students showcases what researchers from the University of Florida have been working on in a National Science Foundation-funded...
London-Based Student Creates Customized High-End Camera with 3D Printing Technology

London-Based Student Creates Customized High-End Camera with 3D Printing Technology

London-based student Paul Kohlhaussen designed and assembled a camera as a product design entry to the 3D Hubs Student Grant. Kohlhaussen created a fully functioning 3D printed camera inspired by three high-end cameras which he couldn’t afford. Kohlhaussen’s 3D printed camera replicated the features of the $5,000 Mamiya 7, the discontinued Hasselblad XPan and the […]

London-based student Paul Kohlhaussen designed and assembled a camera as a product design entry to the 3D Hubs Student Grant. Kohlhaussen created a fully functioning 3D printed camera inspired by three high-end cameras which he couldn’t afford. Kohlhaussen’s 3D...
Hollywood & Johns Hopkins University Revolutionize Brain Operation Simulations With 3D Printing

Hollywood & Johns Hopkins University Revolutionize Brain Operation Simulations With 3D Printing

In April, Hollywood special effects experts and a group of computer engineers and neurosurgeons from the John Hopkins University School of Medicine (JHUSM) led a collaborative project to develop a more efficient ecosystem wherein surgeons can perform simulated delicate and minimally invasive brain operations. Prior to the introduction of the collaborative project between JHUSM and […]

In April, Hollywood special effects experts and a group of computer engineers and neurosurgeons from the John Hopkins University School of Medicine (JHUSM) led a collaborative project to develop a more efficient ecosystem wherein surgeons can perform simulated...
How Sony & PlayStation are Utilizing 3D Printing to Accurately Portray In-Game Characters

How Sony & PlayStation are Utilizing 3D Printing to Accurately Portray In-Game Characters

The development of in-game characters and props is significantly more difficult than how it is often perceived. Although virtual models can be created with ideas or concepts sketched on a piece of paper as 2D references, for high quality and standard games such as Uncharted, which sold 8.7 million copies worldwide in 2016, the development […]

The development of in-game characters and props is significantly more difficult than how it is often perceived. Although virtual models can be created with ideas or concepts sketched on a piece of paper as 2D references, for high quality and standard games such as...
Hong Kong Polytechnic University Opens Largest 3D Printing Research Facility in the Region

Hong Kong Polytechnic University Opens Largest 3D Printing Research Facility in the Region

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), one of the most highly ranked technology universities and research institutions in Asia, has officially launched a 3D printing research facility to facilitate the growth of the region’s 3D printing industry and market. According to PolyU, its University Research Facility in 3D Printing (U3DP) is the largest 3D printing […]

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), one of the most highly ranked technology universities and research institutions in Asia, has officially launched a 3D printing research facility to facilitate the growth of the region’s 3D printing industry and...
Near East University 3D Prints Prosthetic Hand, Collaborates with Hospital for Implementation

Near East University 3D Prints Prosthetic Hand, Collaborates with Hospital for Implementation

NEU Robotics Lab and the 3D Laboratories of Near East University, an international higher education institution based in Turkey, led a collaborative project to create 3D printed prosthetic hands that could potentially be used commercially in the future. Engineers and researchers from the two departments of Near East University utilized Cura software to accurately convert […]

NEU Robotics Lab and the 3D Laboratories of Near East University, an international higher education institution based in Turkey, led a collaborative project to create 3D printed prosthetic hands that could potentially be used commercially in the future. Engineers and...
Robo 3D Partners With Major Electronics Reseller Promevo to Further 3D Printing in Education

Robo 3D Partners With Major Electronics Reseller Promevo to Further 3D Printing in Education

California-based 3D printer manufacturing company Robo 3D has partnered with leading education technology (EdTech) provider and major Chromebook reseller Promevo to further the incorporation of 3D printing into the $8 billion EdTech market in the US. EdTech, one of the largest niche technology markets along with Fintech and Insuretech, is experiencing a rapid demand toward […]

California-based 3D printer manufacturing company Robo 3D has partnered with leading education technology (EdTech) provider and major Chromebook reseller Promevo to further the incorporation of 3D printing into the $8 billion EdTech market in the US. EdTech, one of...
Etihad Partners with Diehl to 3D Print Aircraft Components for Middle Eastern Airline

Etihad Partners with Diehl to 3D Print Aircraft Components for Middle Eastern Airline

Etihad Airways, the second largest airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Diehl Aerosystems, the engineering arm of the Diehl Group, entered into a strategic partnership to manufacture and integrate 3D printed components into the aircraft of a Middle Eastern airline. The joint agreement between the engineering departments of Etihad and Diehl entail a […]

Etihad Airways, the second largest airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Diehl Aerosystems, the engineering arm of the Diehl Group, entered into a strategic partnership to manufacture and integrate 3D printed components into the aircraft of a Middle Eastern...
German Researchers 3D Print Thin-Layer Chromatography Plates

German Researchers 3D Print Thin-Layer Chromatography Plates

Gertrud Morlock, researcher at the Justus Liebig University in Giessen, Germany, successfully utilized a Prusa i3 to create patterned plates with 3D printed thin silica gel layers. The Prusa i3 open-source 3D printer can be customized based on various use cases, as it is commercially supplied in a kit form. Morlock and her colleague Dimitri Fichou replaced […]

Gertrud Morlock, researcher at the Justus Liebig University in Giessen, Germany, successfully utilized a Prusa i3 to create patterned plates with 3D printed thin silica gel layers. The Prusa i3 open-source 3D printer can be customized based on various use cases, as it...
Study Shows 3D Printing Technology's Feasibility in Pelvic Implants

Study Shows 3D Printing Technology's Feasibility in Pelvic Implants

A research team from the Peking University People’s Hospital and Key Laboratory for Musculoskeletal Tumor of Beijing has successfully demonstrated the feasibility of 3D printing technology in pelvic endoprostheses. By definition, an endoprosthesis is an artificial hip joint designed and developed to replace the functions of an actual hip joint. Surgeons often utilize endoprostheses for patients […]

A research team from the Peking University People’s Hospital and Key Laboratory for Musculoskeletal Tumor of Beijing has successfully demonstrated the feasibility of 3D printing technology in pelvic endoprostheses. By definition, an endoprosthesis is an...
Japanese Researchers Successfully Use 3D Printed Conduits for Nerve Regeneration in Rats

Japanese Researchers Successfully Use 3D Printed Conduits for Nerve Regeneration in Rats

A team of 13 Japanese researchers led by Kyoto University’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery professor Ryosuke Ikeguchi successfully tested the efficacy of 3D printed conduits in nerve regeneration. Various diseases, bacterial infections and physical injuries can lead to peripheral neuropathy, a disorder which limits signals of the human brain, spinal cord and central nervous systems […]

A team of 13 Japanese researchers led by Kyoto University’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery professor Ryosuke Ikeguchi successfully tested the efficacy of 3D printed conduits in nerve regeneration. Various diseases, bacterial infections and physical injuries can...
British Patient Recovering Successfully Following Implant of World-First 3D Printed Titanium and Polymer Sternum

British Patient Recovering Successfully Following Implant of World-First 3D Printed Titanium and Polymer Sternum

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO), the federal government agency for scientific and medical research in Australia, successfully integrated 3D printed titanium and polymer sternum implants into a British patient. In partnership with Anatomics, a Melbourne-based medical device company which led the development and designing of the 3D printed sternum implant, and British surgeons, CSIRO […]

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO), the federal government agency for scientific and medical research in Australia, successfully integrated 3D printed titanium and polymer sternum implants into a British patient. In partnership with...
UCI Researchers Introduce 3D Printed Microfluidics Platform

UCI Researchers Introduce 3D Printed Microfluidics Platform

A few weeks ago, researchers from the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of California, Irvine, introduced a paper focusing on an innovative Lego-based modular microfluidics platform designed with 3D printed molds. Complex microfluidics platforms and microfluidics technology in general serve as the foundation of important and sophisticated research in the fields of medicine, […]

A few weeks ago, researchers from the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of California, Irvine, introduced a paper focusing on an innovative Lego-based modular microfluidics platform designed with 3D printed molds. Complex microfluidics platforms...
Study Shows High Accuracy of Medicinal 3D Printing

Study Shows High Accuracy of Medicinal 3D Printing

A study led by University of Cambridge Post-Doctoral Researcher Dr. Daniel Markl and Chemical Engineering professor Dr. Axel Zeitler demonstrated the viability of 3D printing technology in structuring and printing active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) formulations. Over the past few years, researchers and institutions have been actively looking into the usability of 3D printers in creating medicine. […]

A study led by University of Cambridge Post-Doctoral Researcher Dr. Daniel Markl and Chemical Engineering professor Dr. Axel Zeitler demonstrated the viability of 3D printing technology in structuring and printing active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) formulations....
World’s First Exascale Supercomputer to Enhance 3D Printing Capabilities

World’s First Exascale Supercomputer to Enhance 3D Printing Capabilities

China’s National Supercomputer Centre announced that the prototype for its exascale supercomputer will be completed later this year, ahead of its initial date in 2018. The successful performance and commercialization of the computer is presumed to drastically improve existing 3D printing or additive manufacturing methods. Over the past few years, the Chinese government and companies […]

China’s National Supercomputer Centre announced that the prototype for its exascale supercomputer will be completed later this year, ahead of its initial date in 2018. The successful performance and commercialization of the computer is presumed to drastically improve...
Pentagon Supports 3D Printing Institutions, Focused on Improving Manufacturing Infrastructure

Pentagon Supports 3D Printing Institutions, Focused on Improving Manufacturing Infrastructure

The Pentagon, the headquarters of the United States Department of Defense (DoD), is actively looking into innovative technologies such as robotics and 3D printing to secure the position of the US as the leader of global manufacturing and innovation. Over the past few years, the Pentagon and the DoD have emphasized their willingness to collaborate […]

The Pentagon, the headquarters of the United States Department of Defense (DoD), is actively looking into innovative technologies such as robotics and 3D printing to secure the position of the US as the leader of global manufacturing and innovation. Over the past few...
Defence IQ Study Suggests 75% of Military Professionals Believe 3D Printing Will Be Standardized

Defence IQ Study Suggests 75% of Military Professionals Believe 3D Printing Will Be Standardized

Military research, analysis and commentary company Defence IQ revealed in a recent study presented via infographic that over 28% of surveyed military professionals and stakeholders are actively looking into the development and implementation of 3D printing or additive manufacturing-based systems. Previously, 3DPrint.com reported the increasing usage of 3D printing technology in the field of military defense, aircraft and spacecraft […]

Military research, analysis and commentary company Defence IQ revealed in a recent study presented via infographic that over 28% of surveyed military professionals and stakeholders are actively looking into the development and implementation of 3D printing or additive...
Major Japanese Printer Manufacturer Shifts Focus: Ricoh Turns to 3D Printing

Major Japanese Printer Manufacturer Shifts Focus: Ricoh Turns to 3D Printing

Ricoh, the Japanese imaging and electronics company which specializes in the manufacturing of printers, is seeing a significant decline in demand for traditional computer and office printers. To ensure long-term prosperity of the company, executives at Ricoh are directing the firm to 3D printing, an industry that is growing at an impressive rate, and in […]

Ricoh, the Japanese imaging and electronics company which specializes in the manufacturing of printers, is seeing a significant decline in demand for traditional computer and office printers. To ensure long-term prosperity of the company, executives at Ricoh are...
Adidas Launches Smart Factory Run by 3D Printers & Robots in Germany

Adidas Launches Smart Factory Run by 3D Printers & Robots in Germany

German sportswear manufacturer Adidas is reestablishing its factory in its home country. The Bavarian town of Ansbach will soon see the birth of a new Adidas manufacturing factory filled with innovative and technologically sophisticated machines including 3D printers. As one of the key players within the $80 billion sportswear industry, Adidas has always been exploring unique and efficient methods […]

German sportswear manufacturer Adidas is reestablishing its factory in its home country. The Bavarian town of Ansbach will soon see the birth of a new Adidas manufacturing factory filled with innovative and technologically sophisticated machines including 3D...
Oxford Performance Materials to Support Boeing Spacecraft with 3D Printed Structures

Oxford Performance Materials to Support Boeing Spacecraft with 3D Printed Structures

Oxford Performance Materials (OPM), a leading US-based additive manufacturing firm, was awarded with a contract from the US$97 billion aircraft manufacturing company Boeing to provide 3D printed structures for the Boeing CST 100 Starliner. The 3D printing company has already begun to ship OXFAB production parts created with OPM’s signature OXFAB technology to Boeing. The […]

Oxford Performance Materials (OPM), a leading US-based additive manufacturing firm, was awarded with a contract from the US$97 billion aircraft manufacturing company Boeing to provide 3D printed structures for the Boeing CST 100 Starliner. The 3D printing company has...
MIT Introduces Adaptable 3D Printing, Revolutionary Technique to Transform 3D Printed Objects

MIT Introduces Adaptable 3D Printing, Revolutionary Technique to Transform 3D Printed Objects

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a 3D printing technique which effectively allows users to extend components of a 3D printed object. Traditionally, when an object is created using a 3D printer by placing layers of polymers on top each other, additional layers can’t be extended or adapted by the 3D […]

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a 3D printing technique which effectively allows users to extend components of a 3D printed object. Traditionally, when an object is created using a 3D printer by placing layers of polymers...
Luxury Car Maker PSA Group Puts 3D Printing to Use for Car Chassis

Luxury Car Maker PSA Group Puts 3D Printing to Use for Car Chassis

Peugeot SA (PSA) Group, a $12.8 billion French automobile manufacturer, recently closed a strategic partnership with Divergent 3D, which focuses on the utilization of 3D printing in automotive manufacturing. Divergent 3D previously gained massive mainstream media exposure after the introduction of the world’s first 3D printed supercar. The 3D printed car, called Blade, features a chassis about […]

Peugeot SA (PSA) Group, a $12.8 billion French automobile manufacturer, recently closed a strategic partnership with Divergent 3D, which focuses on the utilization of 3D printing in automotive manufacturing. Divergent 3D previously gained massive mainstream media...
Dutch Designer Uses 3D Printing to Create Large-Scale Deer Artwork

Dutch Designer Uses 3D Printing to Create Large-Scale Deer Artwork

The art of sculpture requires complexity and sophistication to supplement the smallest details of every aspect of the figure. Particularly, 3D sculptures of animals such as deer demand an experienced sense of visualization and particularization to ensure the expression of the animal is conveyed to the audience. Paco Raphael, a graphic designer, pop artist and […]

The art of sculpture requires complexity and sophistication to supplement the smallest details of every aspect of the figure. Particularly, 3D sculptures of animals such as deer demand an experienced sense of visualization and particularization to ensure the...

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