3D Design

LiDar and its Applications Part 11 – Solar Planning

This article talks about the value of solar planning and resource management. The way LiDar technology can be used to help in urban development along with solar energy planning is vital for a Circular Economy thought process.

LiDar and its Applications Part 10 – Flood Prevention

In this article, we talk briefly about how we can use LiDar to inform our risk analysis for floods.

LiDar and its Applications Part 9 – Conservation

This is an article that can implant interest in those who want to understand how we as humans alter environments through species regulation. This is done by measurements done with LiDar devices.

LiDar and its Applications Part 8 – Tourism

This is an article that briefly talks about managing and creating large National Parks that will account for tourist management as well as resource management. We as technologists are able to effect our environment heavily.

LiDar and its Applications Part 7 – Precision Forestry

In this article, we talk about precision forestry and how we utilize LiDar to make intelligent decisions on the future growth of a forest.

LiDar and its Applications Part 6 – Forest Fires

This is a brief article on how we can use LiDar and 3D environment data to manage the risks of forest fires.

Australia’s 3D Printing Medical Conference: Focusing on Technology and Teamwork to Advance the Field

Why has nobody really 3D printed a heart yet? Will animals also benefit from 3D printing in the veterinary field? How to start a 3D printing lab in a public…

South London Makerspace

This is a fun look at the South London Makerspace. It is a compact and fun community, but they utilize space and time effectively based on their surroundings.

Honest 3D Printer Review: Over 100 Hours of Printing with the Anet ET4

The Chinese 3D printers manufacturer Anet has made a name for itself in the world of 3D printing over the past few years with the Anet A8. Its low price…

3D Printing Congress in Argentina: Novel Ideas and a Harsh Landscape Ahead

A new edition of the 3D Printing Congress in Argentina wrapped up last Thursday after two days of workshops, supplier stands and speakers talking about the challenges and solutions of…

Sigma Releases 3D Models For Its FP Camera 

It’s rare for camera companies to give people the chance to develop their own 3D printed accessories to use around the camera’s body. One camera company that has recently done…

Forensic Doctors Used 3D Printing to Create a Low-Cost Post Mortem Set

Criminal investigations, unusual deaths, victims of disasters and hospital quality controls rely heavily on autopsies. In the field of forensic medicine, the body is crucial evidence and can provide leads…

Interview with Hans Fouche on his African Large Scale Pellet 3D Printer the Cheetah

Hans Fouche is an Inventor and Engineer, who is fascinated with 3D Printing. In this interview, we discuss his invention, which is the Cheetah 3D printer and his outlook on…

Aki Inomota – Think Evolution #1

This is an art analysis of a 3D printed piece done by the artist Aki Inomata. It brings out questions of humanity and our finite nature.

Dezeen Day Recap

This is a mini summary of some things I picked up on from the Dezeen Day conference. It is only a small understatement of the stimulating environment.

Formlabs Tells Us How to Make Good Looking 3D Printed Dentures

More than 36 million Americans do not have any teeth, and 120 million people in the US are missing at least one tooth. With these numbers expected to grow in…

An Overview of Inexpensive CAD Options for 3D Printing

We live in a great time, where we have not only affordable 3D printers but also many great CAD programs available for free, so you can easily design anything you…

Fab Academy

This is a fun take on traditional education vs a more practical approach. I review the benefits of being with the Fab Academy program.

LiDar and its Applications Part 4 – Agriculture

This article takes us on a journey to realizing the scope of technology and how it can assist traditional and vital fields such as farming in ways that are very productive and tangible.

Coding for 3D Part 7: Doodlebug

This is a brief update of tool utilization within Rhino and how I plan to pivot a bit of my focus in this series.

LiDar and its Applications Part 3 – Micro-Topography

Topographic Map Briefly in the previous article, I brought up a topic or domain that is vital for different LiDar applications. In college, I distinctly remember in some of my…

LiDar and its Applications Part 2 – Digital Elevation Modeling

This is a quick note on the basis of LiDar technology and Digital Elevation Analysis. It is the basis for various studies and industries.

What Makes for a Great 3D Printing Webinar?

Tools and insights to help people choose the right 3D printer, materials, or become more knowledgable about how disruptive technologies can benefit the industry, are very important.  This is one…