3D Printing News Briefs: April 3, 2019

To kick off this week’s first edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ve got a fun project to share with you, before moving on to events, business, education, and software….

Researchers Turn to 3D Printing to Turn Mathematical Theory into Strong, Lightweight Materials

We’ve seen math and 3D printing technology combined before, whether it’s designing and 3D printing a math-inspired dress or high-tech sculpture, helping young students understand fundamental and complex mathematics, creating three-dimensional…

HP and Seiko Epson’s DNA and the Evolution of 2D Printing to 3D Printing

Like individuals, large corporations reflect the positive and negative characteristics of their ancestors. Seiko Epson, the huge Japanese 2D printing company like HP before them has announced they are making a business transformation…

An Inexpensive Microchip and 3D Printing Take Ultrasound Machines from 2D to 3D

You may have seen a 3D ultrasound before, if you or someone you know are going to have a baby. They’re impressive, but not yet extremely common, because they’re expensive….

Konica Minolta Strikes Deal to Sell ZVerse LAYR 2D-to-3D Content Creation Platform

South Carolina-based 3D printing app and software developer ZVerse has announced a new non-exclusive software reseller agreement with Japanese technology giant Konica Minolta. The deal will see the US division…

Did You Know You Can Turn a 2D Photo into a Printable 3D Model?

Do you have a favorite photo of a beloved pet or a special person that you’d like to see as a printable 3D model? This is certainly possible, as we’ve seen…

Imagine Your 3D Printed Face on Your Favorite Lego Superhero Minifigure

We have heard much about the 3D printed selfie craze, whereby you can get a full body scan of yourself or your family and have it 3D printed into a…

Selva3d Beta is Live — Create 3D Objects from 2D Objects in Just a Few Clicks

When Sur3D first released their beta for their 2D to 3D converter Selva3D it was already a pretty great web application. After a few months of Selva3D being used and…

Waldo3D: Find Matching 3D Print Models from 2D Images

One of the most interesting and promising aspects of the 3D printing industry is the 3D scanning process. Taking full 3D scans of existing objects allows printers create an exact…

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