3D Printing

EDAG Genesis, 3D Printed Concept Car Unveiled

The Geneva Motor Show is this week, and that means a look at some of the up and coming vehicle technologies within the industry. The show is known for its…

Makerbot Releases Model for 3D Printed Frog Dissection Kit

It has been pretty clear, over the last year, that one of the most promising areas for the adoption of 3D printers, is within the field of education. The hands…

Lego Awarded 3D Printing Patent, May Allow Users to Print Own Bricks

Lego has been one of those companies which has been able to grow despite technological changes, which have forced them to often rearrange their entire business model to some degree….

Florida State University Acquires 3D Printers, Courtesy of 3D Systems

Colleges around the world are starting to see the potential of 3D printing. As we enter a competitive, futuristic atmosphere, colleges and universities want to have facilities where their students…

World’s Fastest Car, Koenigsegg One:1 to Feature 3D Printed Exhaust Tips

Something amazing about the high performance automobile industry is that, with the help of new technologies, they are always pushing new limits. This is certainly the case for Swedish super…

Company Creates Scanner to Detect 3D Printed Guns

Technological progress is something which can be viewed from both ends of the spectrum. On one hand, technology is constantly making our lives easier, cheaper, and more interconnected with one…

Nike, Two Major 3D Printing Footwear Patent Applications Filed

Most of us are already well aware of Nike’s intentions to use 3D printing as a major part of their footwear assembly process. They have already used 3D printing in…

3D Printed Embeddable Heart Device To Transform Treatment of Heart Disorders

Last weekend we saw how doctors were using 3D printing to help them better understand heart issues, which were related to specific patients, prior to them operating. This week we…

ALPrint’s Mobile App Allows Users to Customize Ski Boot Insoles

Over the last few months, we have noticed an emerging trend of companies using 3D printing and scanning in order to customize their products for each individual. Today we got…

Buttercup the Duck Gets Brand New 3D Printed Foot

Remember Buttercup the duck? Buttercup was the duck who was born with a birth defect which lead to the amputation of his left leg last year. Back in June the…

First 3D Printed Comic Book Cover is Announced: Is this what the industry needs to advance?

Comic books have been around since the early 1930’s, and they enjoyed their ‘golden age’ from the mid 30’s until about 1950. Since then, there has been just about no…

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,…