3D Printing

Australian Band ‘Cut Copy’ Creates First 3D Printed Music Video

3D Printing seems to be making its way into just about all facets of our lives. Now, it has made its way into a music video. Australian dance-rock band, Cut…

3D Printing Helps Fix Child’s Heart, Save Life

3D printing has been creeping its way into the healthcare industry, slowly but surely, over the last few years. We have seen 3D printed human tissue, 3D printed prosthetics of…

Local Motors to Produce First 3D Printed Electric Vehicle

Two weeks ago Local Motors announced the addition of Bre Pettis, Makerbot’s CEO and Founder, to their board of directors. This in itself was a major move for the vehicle manufacturer, seeking…

Reno Man 3D Prints Himself a Prosthetic Fingertip using an UP! Mini Printer

We have heard more and more recently about prosthetics being made using 3D printers. We’ve heard about arms, legs, hands, and even ears that have been printed using this latest…

3D Systems Acquires Digital PlaySpace

3D Systems has been on a roll lately when it comes to acquisitions and partnerships. One area which seems to be important for the company is the gaming industry. Just…

3D Systems Prints First Robotic Exoskeleton, Enables Woman to Walk Again

After years in a wheelchair, Amanda Boxtel, was ready to walk again. After a tragic accident, nearly 12 years ago, Amanda took an unfortunate fall while skiing in Aspen, Colorado….

3D Printers For Kids: Hasbro Teams With 3D Systems

There is no doubt 3D printers can be tremendous learning tools. There are already major initiatives in place to help bring printers to millions of kids across America, and eventually…

Ford 3D Prints The 2015 Mustang Out Of Chocolate

It seems like everyone is jumping onto the 3D printing bandwagon these days, if only for promotional purposes. Ford is the latest to add their name to the growing list…

Fusion Implants Uses 3D Printing to Help Dogs Walk, Attracts Six-Figure Investment

There are so many hot technology investment opportunities out there, but none hotter right now than the 3D printing sector. Today, Fusion Implants, a UK based company specializing in porous…

UA Researchers Use 3D Printing to Help Fight Cancer

Medicine and 3D printing continue to merge with one another. We have seen numerous applications for 3D printing within the medical field, most centering around 3D bioprinting. Today the University…

Russian Election Candidate Cheats the System by Using 3D Printers to Print Promotional Mugs

3D Printing has been catching on world-wide for a variety of reasons. They include advances in medicine, cheaper manufacturing, and personalization of products. However, there is now another reason 3D…

MakeShop Sells Out of 3D Printed Roses for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s day is only a few days away, and what better gift for the tech geek companion than 3D printed roses. That’s just what Makeshop, by Brit+Co, has been offering…

Biotech Firm Looking to Begin Production of 3D Printed Leather and Eventually Meat In Brooklyn

It’s straight out of a science fiction novel, printing out pieces of meat without having to kill an animal, or printing cowhide without skinning a cow. Believe it or not,…

Over 50% of All Homes to Have 3D Printers By 2030 – Market Worth $70 Billion Annually

We have seen a lot of research analysis on the 3D printing market over the last year. Gartner has estimated that the market could grow as much as 1900% over…

European Southern Observatory Uses 3D Printing to Help Build Telescope Components

Recently it seems as if space agencies around the world are jumping all over the latest 3D printing technologies. We have seen and heard about Nasa’s recent 3D wood printing…

Company Seeks Ideas for 3D Printing of Cotton

3D Printers are currently capable of printing in a variety of materials, including plastics, metals, glass, ceramics, wood based agents, and most recently carbon fiber.  However, no one has yet…

NASA Soon Able to 3D Print Trees

3D bioprinting has been all over the news lately. From 3D printed liver tissue, to 3D printed hip implants, the technology is progressing in a exponential fashion. NASA is even…

SOLS: A 3D Printed Insole & Orthotic Offered by Podiatrists Looks to Come Directly to Consumers By 2015

For decades, insoles have been purchased at shoe stores for the purpose of providing more comfort to the foot and leg.  Orthotics have been prescribed by podiatrists to help those…

3D Printed Hip Implant Allows Teen to Finally Walk

It’s awesome to discover all the new ways ailing patients are being treated with the use of advanced 3D printing technology. Take for example this 16 year old Swedish teen…

Xcaliboard 3D Printing Control Board Launches Kickstarter Project

It seems like Kickstarter and 3D printing are a match made in heaven. Over the last few years we have seen numerous 3D printers funded on Kickstarter. This is likely…

Man Creates an Air Hockey Robot Using Parts from a 3D Printer

Building 3D printers has become a hobby for many tech hackers lately. With the price of these printers still hovering over $1000, the next best thing is to build your…

3D Printing of a Moon Base, New Technology and Ideas Make it Soon Possible

When you consider humans building a base on another rock floating in space, you usually think of those science fiction books you read back in high school. Fairly soon, such…

3D Printing News, Week In Review

Another week has passed here at 3DPrint.com, so that means another recap of all the exciting industry news we have seen over the last seven days. It’s been another exciting…

Jolla Has Released 3D Files So That Users Can 3D Print “The Other Half”

Jolla, a Finnish company which was formed in March of 2011 by Nokia’s old Meego OS team, has made a pretty big announcement today. If you follow the Jolla brand,…