3D Printing

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,…

Inside 3D Printing Conference & Expo Coming to New York & Set to Give Away Eight 3D Printers

3D Printing conferences and expos are gaining in popularity. There are literally several dozen of these every few months, going on all over the world. One conference that has really…

3D Printing Stocks Plummet After 3D Systems’ Warning

For the past year and a half 3D printing stocks have been on a rampage. The big names in the industry like 3D Systems (DDD) and Stratasys (SSY) have seen…

Belgium 3D Printing Company Materialise Acquires Poland’s Leading Prototyping Firm, e-Prototypy

Over the past few months we have seen several significant mergers and acquisitions take place within the 3D printing industry. Today comes yet another rather important acquisition. Materialise, a Belgium…

Edible 3D Printed Treats Made of Crickets and Dung Beetles Are Here!

Over the last couple of years we have seen countless different objects 3D printed. We have also seen all sorts of materials used to print the objects. From plastics, to…

MakerBot Digital Store Releases Dragons of Glastonbury Chess Set & Chunky Trucks Collection

The MakerBot Digital Store launched a little over a month ago, with 4 different figurine collections.  These collection are designs made by MakerBot, and they can be purchased for $0.99…

RadioShack Airs New 3D Printing Commercial

You know that 3D printing must be making its way into the mainstream when an entire minute long national commercial is based around a 3D printer. It is kind of…

Researchers Inspired by Human Bones, 3D Print Extremely Light, Strong Structures

Scientists often look towards biology, when they set out to find the most efficient way of doing something. Whether it’s photosynthesis as a means for energy conversion, or the human…

Youngstown State University Opens Center for Innovation in Additive Manufacturing

Youngstown State University has officially opened their Center for Innovation in Additive Manufacturing at the YSU College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. It features two 3D printers which were…

3D Printing Added as Category For 2014 Golden Mousetrap Awards

Every year industry experts meet to hand out awards in what has come to be known as the Golden Mousetrap Awards. The Awards celebrate ” the companies, products, and people…

Stratasys 3D Prints Vince Lombardi Trophy For Super Bowl XLVIII

Stratasys has been getting all the headlines as of late, within the 3D printing industry. Last week, they announced their amazing Objet500 Connex3, multiple material 3D printer, and just yesterday…

Bentley 3D Prints Entire 1/3rd Scale Models of Cars With New Stratasys 3D Printers

Last week, the headline news within the 3D printing industry was the announcement of the new Objet500 Connex3 3D printer that Stratasys showed off at Solidworks World in San Diego….

Amazing 3D Printed Plug-n-Play Camera Holder Helps 360Heros Make the Guinness Book of World Records

Photography has advanced quite a bit in the last decade alone.  There are camera phones that can take better pictures than a highly sophisticated camera could years ago.  There are…

3DPrint.com’s Top 3D Printing News This Week

This last week has been another big one for the 3D Printing Industry. We have seen several printer announcements, as well some pretty interesting industry news. To top all that…

Want a 3D Printout of Yourself? Visit ASDA Supermarkets in the UK

The idea of having a 3D printout of yourself can either be a scary thought, or something that could boost your self esteem.  It all depends on what you think…

Makerbot Replicator 3D Printers for Teachers, Only $98 – Thanks Autodesk

In an almost unbelievable promotion by Autodesk, with the help of Donorschoose.org, and of course Makerbot, teachers around the country have the opportunity to get a Makerbot Replicator for just…

3D Software Company Dassault Systemes to Purchase Accelrys for $750 Million

The French company, Dassault Systemes, who is a major player within the 3D design software industry has announced this afternoon that they have entered a definitive agreement for the acquisition…

belVita uses UP! Plus 3D Printers as Part of Their #MorningWin Twitter Campaign

There are always those cool ideas that help a company’s marketing team really gain some publicity.  The belVita #MorningWin campaign appears to be just that. So what exactly is the…