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3D Printing News Briefs: August 15, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: August 15, 2017

For today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re putting our best fashion foot forward as we bring you stories of 3D printed wearables, clothing, and insoles, then move into some software and business news. A Colorado artist is dealing with theft after most of the 3D printed artwork and wearables she was displaying at a gallery […]

For today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re putting our best fashion foot forward as we bring you stories of 3D printed wearables, clothing, and insoles, then move into some software and business news. A Colorado artist is dealing with theft after most of...
There’s Still Time to Hone Your 3D Printing Design Skills This Summer

There’s Still Time to Hone Your 3D Printing Design Skills This Summer

If you thought you missed the boat to sign up for one of our 3D Print design courses, you’re in luck. Though our Beginner Design course has already begun, there’s still time to register for our Advanced Design for 3D Printing course, a fantastic learning opportunity for those who already have experience as a maker, […]

If you thought you missed the boat to sign up for one of our 3D Print design courses, you’re in luck. Though our Beginner Design course has already begun, there’s still time to register for our Advanced Design for 3D Printing course, a fantastic learning opportunity...
think3D Tapped by Provincial Indian Government to Open 3D Printing and Design Facility in Medical Device Park

think3D Tapped by Provincial Indian Government to Open 3D Printing and Design Facility in Medical Device Park

India-based think3D, the largest desktop 3D printing platform in the country, has been around since 2014. Since it opened its doors, the organization, which is a subsidiary of Singapore-based think3D Labs Pte Ltd, has presented a 3D printing art exhibit at an international school, supplied 3D printed models for an initiative with India’s Devnar Foundation […]

India-based think3D, the largest desktop 3D printing platform in the country, has been around since 2014. Since it opened its doors, the organization, which is a subsidiary of Singapore-based think3D Labs Pte Ltd, has presented a 3D printing art exhibit at an...
3DPrint.com Design Course: The Online Classroom Experience

3DPrint.com Design Course: The Online Classroom Experience

3DPrint.com is excited to be offering another round of our 3D print design courses this summer. Our back-to-back two-week intensive courses in Beginning Design for 3D Printing and Advanced Design for 3D Printing can be taken separately – or, for the full design experience, one after the other. Let’s take a deep dive into what […]

3DPrint.com is excited to be offering another round of our 3D print design courses this summer. Our back-to-back two-week intensive courses in Beginning Design for 3D Printing and Advanced Design for 3D Printing can be taken separately – or, for the full design...
London-Based Student Creates Customized High-End Camera with 3D Printing Technology

London-Based Student Creates Customized High-End Camera with 3D Printing Technology

London-based student Paul Kohlhaussen designed and assembled a camera as a product design entry to the 3D Hubs Student Grant. Kohlhaussen created a fully functioning 3D printed camera inspired by three high-end cameras which he couldn’t afford. Kohlhaussen’s 3D printed camera replicated the features of the $5,000 Mamiya 7, the discontinued Hasselblad XPan and the […]

London-based student Paul Kohlhaussen designed and assembled a camera as a product design entry to the 3D Hubs Student Grant. Kohlhaussen created a fully functioning 3D printed camera inspired by three high-end cameras which he couldn’t afford. Kohlhaussen’s 3D...
3D Printing News Briefs: April 11, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: April 11, 2017

In today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ll talk about new 3D printing material colors, an industrial fair, how 3D printing technology was used to build brain models, a plant health product, and a carbon positive ceramic bowl, and then wrap things up with a little business news. colorFabb’s newest filament is now available […]

In today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ll talk about new 3D printing material colors, an industrial fair, how 3D printing technology was used to build brain models, a plant health product, and a carbon positive ceramic bowl, and then wrap things...
3D Design for Everyone, Everywhere: Morphi for Windows Released

3D Design for Everyone, Everywhere: Morphi for Windows Released

3D printing is challenging, but not nearly as much as it was just a few short years ago. Plug-and-play 3D printers with features like auto-leveling, filament monitoring, remote printing and monitoring through Wi-Fi, power failure resume printing, easy dual extrusion systems and water soluble support materials like PVA, have made 3D printing much more accessible […]

3D printing is challenging, but not nearly as much as it was just a few short years ago. Plug-and-play 3D printers with features like auto-leveling, filament monitoring, remote printing and monitoring through Wi-Fi, power failure resume printing, easy dual extrusion...
Thallus: Zaha Hadid Architects Explores Robotic Assisted and Computational Design to 3D Print Experimental Structure for Milan Design Week

Thallus: Zaha Hadid Architects Explores Robotic Assisted and Computational Design to 3D Print Experimental Structure for Milan Design Week

We’ve been wowed by the beautiful and structural design work of London-based Zaha Hadid Architects before. The Head of Computation and Design at Zaha Hadid Architects had his work displayed in the Stratasys booth at Adobe MAX 2015, and a year ago, Stratasys showcased the parametrically designed, 3D printed chair prototype that Hadid and her design […]

We’ve been wowed by the beautiful and structural design work of London-based Zaha Hadid Architects before. The Head of Computation and Design at Zaha Hadid Architects had his work displayed in the Stratasys booth at Adobe MAX 2015, and a year ago, Stratasys...
Online Educators SolidProfessor Partners with SOLIDWORKS to Offer New Certification Courses

Online Educators SolidProfessor Partners with SOLIDWORKS to Offer New Certification Courses

As technology continues to exponentially improve, the future of industry and manufacturing is rapidly requiring new employees have at least a passing familiarity with 3D technology. Automation, additive manufacturing and computer aided design (CAD) software are all gaining outsized roles in new job requirements, and any employee who wants to achieve a long and successful career […]

As technology continues to exponentially improve, the future of industry and manufacturing is rapidly requiring new employees have at least a passing familiarity with 3D technology. Automation, additive manufacturing and computer aided design (CAD) software are all...
Why Are Trending 3D Printable Models So Popular?

Why Are Trending 3D Printable Models So Popular?

When you first google and research 3D printing you are introduced into a world of innovation and engineering. A place where people are pushing the limits of the technology to change the world. But as an average Joe you might be looking at it to make fun toys, little fixes around the house or to […]

When you first google and research 3D printing you are introduced into a world of innovation and engineering. A place where people are pushing the limits of the technology to change the world. But as an average Joe you might be looking at it to make fun toys, little...
Multi-Disciplinary Animation Director Uses 3D Printing to Make Stop-Motion Autobiography, an Homage to Time Wasted on Digital Loading Screens

Multi-Disciplinary Animation Director Uses 3D Printing to Make Stop-Motion Autobiography, an Homage to Time Wasted on Digital Loading Screens

I volunteer with the youth program at my church, and also with a community theatre across the street from church. For both of these volunteer gigs, I occasionally put together short videos, announcing our next play or telling the kids about an upcoming program or event. I shoot the clips with my iPhone, upload them […]

I volunteer with the youth program at my church, and also with a community theatre across the street from church. For both of these volunteer gigs, I occasionally put together short videos, announcing our next play or telling the kids about an upcoming program or...
Why 3DPrint.com is Looking Forward to SOLIDWORKS World 2017

Why 3DPrint.com is Looking Forward to SOLIDWORKS World 2017

Industry conferences are typically rife with big announcements on new machines, software, and business partnerships. It makes sense: there are usually hundreds, if not thousands, of people at these types of events, and the opportunities for showcasing your company, and its equipment, are many. The next big conference on the horizon, at least for us here […]

Industry conferences are typically rife with big announcements on new machines, software, and business partnerships. It makes sense: there are usually hundreds, if not thousands, of people at these types of events, and the opportunities for showcasing your company,...
For the 3D Printing Novice: Shapeways Offers Insights into CAD & 3D Modeling

For the 3D Printing Novice: Shapeways Offers Insights into CAD & 3D Modeling

For those just beginning to try their hand at 3D printing, often it’s easy to jump in with only the end goal in sight as you imagine that sophisticated looking machine pumping out your 3D models. Whether you are downloading a file from Thingiverse and printing it out as is, customizing open source files to […]

For those just beginning to try their hand at 3D printing, often it’s easy to jump in with only the end goal in sight as you imagine that sophisticated looking machine pumping out your 3D models. Whether you are downloading a file from Thingiverse and printing it out...
Skateboarding Video Causes IP Controversy Between 3D Designer and SD3D

Skateboarding Video Causes IP Controversy Between 3D Designer and SD3D

Perhaps the most glaring issue within the 3D printing community, intellectual property (IP) infringement has plagued 3D designers—and inventors in general—for quite some time now. This dilemma was fully actualized earlier this year when an eBay seller named “just3Dprint” started selling hundreds of 3D printed models created by various Thingiverse designers. Once this ploy was discovered by popular […]

Perhaps the most glaring issue within the 3D printing community, intellectual property (IP) infringement has plagued 3D designers—and inventors in general—for quite some time now. This dilemma was fully actualized earlier this year when an eBay seller named...
Stratasys Launches 13th Extreme Redesign 3D Printing Challenge, Powered by GrabCAD Platform

Stratasys Launches 13th Extreme Redesign 3D Printing Challenge, Powered by GrabCAD Platform

Back in 2014, the 3D printing titan Stratasys made the decision to acquire GrabCAD, a Cambridge, Massachusetts-based file sharing service for CAD models. The platform was developed to allow designers and engineers to seamlessly connect with content, technology, and each another, enabling access to updated versions of each model from anywhere. With an international community […]

Back in 2014, the 3D printing titan Stratasys made the decision to acquire GrabCAD, a Cambridge, Massachusetts-based file sharing service for CAD models. The platform was developed to allow designers and engineers to seamlessly connect with content, technology, and...
Mouser Electronics and Grant Imahara Collaborate to Launch ISS Design Challenge

Mouser Electronics and Grant Imahara Collaborate to Launch ISS Design Challenge

As humanity’s race to explore outer space continues on its imminent path, the importance of 3D design and 3D printing for these space-based applications becomes more and more apparent. Take NASA for instance, which has been working to develop a number of innovative 3D printing technologies, including a multi-armed 3D printing space robot named Archinaut, […]

As humanity’s race to explore outer space continues on its imminent path, the importance of 3D design and 3D printing for these space-based applications becomes more and more apparent. Take NASA for instance, which has been working to develop a number of innovative 3D...
Bethesda and MyMiniFactory Collaborate to 3D Print Replica Gun from DOOM Video Game

Bethesda and MyMiniFactory Collaborate to 3D Print Replica Gun from DOOM Video Game

When it comes to creating role-playing video games that place the player smack-dab in the middle of a realistically fantastical or frightening world, no gaming publisher currently does it better than the Maryland-based Bethesda. Whether it’s battling through the post-apocalyptic world in Fallout 4 or looting medieval towns in Skyrim, the video games created by […]

When it comes to creating role-playing video games that place the player smack-dab in the middle of a realistically fantastical or frightening world, no gaming publisher currently does it better than the Maryland-based Bethesda. Whether it’s battling through the...
Exclusive Interview: Designer Francis Bitonti Talks New Direction for Studio, Product Design, and the 3D Printing Industry

Exclusive Interview: Designer Francis Bitonti Talks New Direction for Studio, Product Design, and the 3D Printing Industry

It may not be Silicon Valley, but residing in New York City certainly has its perks for a tech reporter, especially for one with a keen enjoyment for design and fashion. When 3D printing technology is utilized for high-end design or product development, which has been the case more so now than ever before, it offers us […]

It may not be Silicon Valley, but residing in New York City certainly has its perks for a tech reporter, especially for one with a keen enjoyment for design and fashion. When 3D printing technology is utilized for high-end design or product development, which has been...
Soar Overhead Smoothly: Deck Out Your Drone With This 3D Printed Camera Mount/Dampener

Soar Overhead Smoothly: Deck Out Your Drone With This 3D Printed Camera Mount/Dampener

Outdoor enthusiasts love their cameras. We’ve noted this perhaps a time or two (or plenty more), whether users are wearing their devices, swinging them wildly while skiing, or holding them in their mouths while surfing. But when it comes to a drone, a camera really is necessary to get the comprehensive experience—and especially when you’ve […]

Outdoor enthusiasts love their cameras. We’ve noted this perhaps a time or two (or plenty more), whether users are wearing their devices, swinging them wildly while skiing, or holding them in their mouths while surfing. But when it comes to a drone, a camera really is...
Murray State University Incorporates 3D Printing into Their Annual Summer Art Workshop

Murray State University Incorporates 3D Printing into Their Annual Summer Art Workshop

As the education system starts to catch up to our evolving labor force, there has been an increased focus on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education all over the world. Modern technology has become more intimately entangled in our lives than ever before, and that is highly unlikely to change. Teaching children how to […]

As the education system starts to catch up to our evolving labor force, there has been an increased focus on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education all over the world. Modern technology has become more intimately entangled in our lives than...
Studio Bitonti: Francis Bitonti Studio Gets New Name Ahead of Expansion

Studio Bitonti: Francis Bitonti Studio Gets New Name Ahead of Expansion

The work of New York City-based designer Francis Bitonti is truly one of a kind. Whether the designer is creating a limited edition 3D printed silverware collection for Milan-based MƎTHESIS event or luxurious gold-plated 3D printed shoes with 3D Systems and United Nude, you can always expect a product design that stands out amongst the […]

The work of New York City-based designer Francis Bitonti is truly one of a kind. Whether the designer is creating a limited edition 3D printed silverware collection for Milan-based MƎTHESIS event or luxurious gold-plated 3D printed shoes with 3D Systems and United...
Shapeways Explains What Happens When a Design Patent is Infringed

Shapeways Explains What Happens When a Design Patent is Infringed

When it comes to copyright law involving 3D design work, no one seems to grasp the perplexing and unhinged infringement rules quite like the 3D printing and law expert Michael Weinberg. Currently working with 3D printing service bureau Shapeways, Weinberg has been on top of all the latest controversy and confusion involving the United States […]

When it comes to copyright law involving 3D design work, no one seems to grasp the perplexing and unhinged infringement rules quite like the 3D printing and law expert Michael Weinberg. Currently working with 3D printing service bureau Shapeways, Weinberg has been on...
Software Developer Launches Kickstarter Campaign to Help Provide 3D Design Courses to Beginners

Software Developer Launches Kickstarter Campaign to Help Provide 3D Design Courses to Beginners

As the number of real life applications that involve the use of 3D design and 3D printing continues to increase, so does the need to educate the world—particularly the younger generations—on the ins and outs of 3D technology. Educational fields involving science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) are becoming more and more relevant in our society, and we’ve seen […]

As the number of real life applications that involve the use of 3D design and 3D printing continues to increase, so does the need to educate the world—particularly the younger generations—on the ins and outs of 3D technology. Educational fields involving science,...
3D Printed Cosplaying French Bulldogs are Un-Leashed into the Raw Legends Collaborations Shapeways Shop

3D Printed Cosplaying French Bulldogs are Un-Leashed into the Raw Legends Collaborations Shapeways Shop

Whenever social media marketing guru and NYC-based artist Eric Ho unveils a new 3D printable design, there’s a decent chance that the product will involve a short, stout, and unfathomably cute breed of dog. Last year, the 3D artist created an adorable 3D printed Corgi bottle opener/keychain, which was an extremely popular addition to his Shapeways […]

Whenever social media marketing guru and NYC-based artist Eric Ho unveils a new 3D printable design, there’s a decent chance that the product will involve a short, stout, and unfathomably cute breed of dog. Last year, the 3D artist created an adorable 3D printed Corgi...

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