Exploring the Future of 3D Technology & Virtual Reality in the Academic Library

Authors Zack Lischer-Katz, Kristina Golubiewski-Davis, Jennifer Grayburn, and Veronica Ikeshoji-Orlati discuss the future of 3D printing and virtual reality in libraries around the world, outlining their findings in ‘3D/VR in…

Interview with Patrizio Carlucci of Innovation Lab ECCO on 3D Printing Shoes

This is an in depth interview with Patrizio Carlucci the Head of Ecco Innovation Lab. The interview covers a variety of aspects within the footwear industry as a whole.

Children Design Playground Equipment to Test 3D Printing and Virtual Reality Software

In a thesis entitled “Designing Playground Equipment with VR and 3D Printing,” author Christian Knaapen argues that virtual reality is necessary in designing objects in 3D. In CAD programs, he…

Robotics Simulations Programs from 3D Systems Boost Surgical Residency Training at Barcelona’s Fundacio Puigvert

Medical professionals, patients, and families around the world continue to benefit as technology such as 3D printing, robotics, and virtual reality and simulation pick up steam in real life applications….

Survey Shows Consumers are Ready for More Virtual and Augmented Reality in Retail

Augmented and virtual reality are making their way into the retail sphere, although they’re still somewhat of a novelty – we’re not yet all walking around stores with virtual reality…

Ford Opens New Advanced Manufacturing Center and Showcases 3D Printed Production Parts

Automotive manufacturer Ford has been incorporating 3D printing into its manufacturing procedures for years. Recently the company won three Automotive Innovation Awards for a 3D printed injection mold lifter action,…

More Realistic Models and Prototypes Built with Interactive Technologies such as 3D Printing and Virtual Reality

For visualization of prototypes and infrastructures, models are one of the key factors. A high quality model makes it possible to truly capture a virtual design, along with reducing the…

Designing Compound Objects Through 3D Printing and Augmented Reality

Smart manufacturing, also known as Industry 4.0, involves automated yet collaborative processes – humans and machines working together. In a new study entitled “Design and Interaction Interface using Augmented Reality…

3D Printing News Briefs: August 10, 2018

We’ve got some business news to start things off with in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by a little research and a really cool 3D printed costume. The Department…

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