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3D Printing News Briefs: November 17, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: November 17, 2017

We’re starting off with the business end of things in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by some software news, a 3D printing handbook, and a new 3D printing material. The Dubai RTA has introduced new 3D printing initiatives, while Optomec announces a sales partnership with CNC Software and ESUN enters a strategic sales and […]

We’re starting off with the business end of things in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by some software news, a 3D printing handbook, and a new 3D printing material. The Dubai RTA has introduced new 3D printing initiatives, while Optomec announces...
3D Hubs Intern 3D Prints His Transportation to Work

3D Hubs Intern 3D Prints His Transportation to Work

Jack Davies is a product design student at Nottingham Trent University, but he recently moved to Amsterdam to begin an internship at 3D Hubs. Not having a car, Davies was looking for a way to get to work that didn’t involve public transportation and was faster than a bike. An electric skateboard seemed like a […]

Jack Davies is a product design student at Nottingham Trent University, but he recently moved to Amsterdam to begin an internship at 3D Hubs. Not having a car, Davies was looking for a way to get to work that didn’t involve public transportation and was faster...
3D Hubs' 3D Printing Trend Report for Q4 2017 Shows Shifts in Industrial Usage, Top Cities

3D Hubs' 3D Printing Trend Report for Q4 2017 Shows Shifts in Industrial Usage, Top Cities

Every quarter, the global 3D Hubs network releases an extensive 3D printing industry report on the latest trends, covering materials, printers, manufacturers, and even the cities and countries creating the most 3D prints. The 3D Hubs 3D Printing Trends report is based on data from 6,000 active international service providers. 3D Hubs often changes the report up, […]

Every quarter, the global 3D Hubs network releases an extensive 3D printing industry report on the latest trends, covering materials, printers, manufacturers, and even the cities and countries creating the most 3D prints. The 3D Hubs 3D Printing Trends report is based...
Vote for the Most Significant 3D Printed Thing in the World 2017

Vote for the Most Significant 3D Printed Thing in the World 2017

Soooo….a few weeks ago I released the definitive, totally unsurpassable Top 10 3D Printed Things. It turned out that sadly some mere mortals did in fact disagree with me. I’ve decided to do a rather more democratic approach. I’ve made a new list based on my initial suggestions, some more I came up with, coupled with […]

Soooo….a few weeks ago I released the definitive, totally unsurpassable Top 10 3D Printed Things. It turned out that sadly some mere mortals did in fact disagree with me. I’ve decided to do a rather more democratic approach. I’ve made a new list...
3D Hubs Fumbles with Automated Selection

3D Hubs Fumbles with Automated Selection

3D Hubs in in a bit of a pickle. Their crowdsourced model enables consumers to choose from a big list of suppliers, but all that choice leads to friction. As a result, many simply do nothing. Conversion suffers. To combat that, 3D Hubs began testing (in the US at least) what it calls “automated selection.” […]

3D Hubs in in a bit of a pickle. Their crowdsourced model enables consumers to choose from a big list of suppliers, but all that choice leads to friction. As a result, many simply do nothing. Conversion suffers. To combat that, 3D Hubs began testing (in the US at...
3D Printing News Briefs: October 3, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: October 3, 2017

It’s the first 3D Printing News Briefs of the month, and today we’ll be starting off with a little 3D printing material news, followed by a 3D printed military project, 3D printed aircraft engine parts, and some business news to round out the day. i.materialise has introduced a new finish for its polyamide material, a […]

It’s the first 3D Printing News Briefs of the month, and today we’ll be starting off with a little 3D printing material news, followed by a 3D printed military project, 3D printed aircraft engine parts, and some business news to round out the day....
What Makes the Zortrax M200 3D Printer So Popular?

What Makes the Zortrax M200 3D Printer So Popular?

Four times a year, 3D Hubs releases a 3D Printing Trends report detailing the most popular 3D printers and materials among 3D Hubs community members. The 3D Hubs community is a good microcosm of the 3D printing world as a whole, and these reports are excellent looks at the current preferences of the people using 3D […]

Four times a year, 3D Hubs releases a 3D Printing Trends report detailing the most popular 3D printers and materials among 3D Hubs community members. The 3D Hubs community is a good microcosm of the 3D printing world as a whole, and these reports are excellent looks...
Get Ready, Makers: OtterBox Has Released CAD Designs for 3D Printable uniVERSE Case System Accessory Mount

Get Ready, Makers: OtterBox Has Released CAD Designs for 3D Printable uniVERSE Case System Accessory Mount

The same day I purchased my very first iPhone several years ago, I also bought a light purple OtterBox case for it, having been told by all of my other iPhone-toting friends that it was the best protective phone case around…and they were right. The Colorado-based company is the #1 supplier of smartphone cases in […]

The same day I purchased my very first iPhone several years ago, I also bought a light purple OtterBox case for it, having been told by all of my other iPhone-toting friends that it was the best protective phone case around…and they were right. The...
3D Printed Robotic Sign Language Interpreter Helps Bridge Communication Gap

3D Printed Robotic Sign Language Interpreter Helps Bridge Communication Gap

When I was in high school, I worked as a camp counselor for a summer camp at which many of the children were hearing impaired. I learned quite a bit of sign language while working at that job, but I’ve forgotten much of it by now, which makes me sad – it was so helpful […]

When I was in high school, I worked as a camp counselor for a summer camp at which many of the children were hearing impaired. I learned quite a bit of sign language while working at that job, but I’ve forgotten much of it by now, which makes me sad – it...
3D Hubs: 3D Printing Trends Q3 2017 Offer New Categories & Industry Insights

3D Hubs: 3D Printing Trends Q3 2017 Offer New Categories & Industry Insights

There are certainly plenty of reports within the 3D printing realm—or any industry for that matter—that are pretty dry reading. 3D Hubs manages to make hardware, materials, and geography darned interesting though, and enough so that I look forward to it. Previously it was a monthly treat, but as of last summer 3D Hubs announced […]

There are certainly plenty of reports within the 3D printing realm—or any industry for that matter—that are pretty dry reading. 3D Hubs manages to make hardware, materials, and geography darned interesting though, and enough so that I look forward to it. Previously it...
Winners of the 3D Hubs Student Grant Announced - Applicants Used 3D Printing in a Creative Way to Positively Influence the World

Winners of the 3D Hubs Student Grant Announced - Applicants Used 3D Printing in a Creative Way to Positively Influence the World

A little over a year after 3D Hubs, the largest online network of 3D printing services in the world, launched its discount Student Program, it made a further commitment to 3D printing education by introducing its inaugural 3D Hubs Student Grant. Over 449 applicants from 300 universities tried for the grant, which featured three categories: Product […]

A little over a year after 3D Hubs, the largest online network of 3D printing services in the world, launched its discount Student Program, it made a further commitment to 3D printing education by introducing its inaugural 3D Hubs Student Grant. Over 449 applicants...
3D Hubs Offers HP's Multi Jet Fusion 3D Printing Technology

3D Hubs Offers HP's Multi Jet Fusion 3D Printing Technology

It’s been a little over a year since HP unveiled their Multi Jet Fusion 3D printing technology and shook up the industry. Since then, we’ve been following it closely, as the first 3D printers began to be delivered to HP’s partners, and as those partners began sharing the technology with the public. We’re now excited […]

It’s been a little over a year since HP unveiled their Multi Jet Fusion 3D printing technology and shook up the industry. Since then, we’ve been following it closely, as the first 3D printers began to be delivered to HP’s partners, and as those...
Print+ Releases New DIY Headphone Kits: 3D Print the Parts at Home or Order Through 3D Hubs

Print+ Releases New DIY Headphone Kits: 3D Print the Parts at Home or Order Through 3D Hubs

I hate earbuds, as I don’t relish the idea of having to jam a tiny piece of plastic into my ear in order to talk on the phone or listen to music…and, just like my distaste for chocolate chip cookies and cheeseburgers apparently makes me un-American, this fact probably makes me un-millennial. But luckily, 3D […]

I hate earbuds, as I don’t relish the idea of having to jam a tiny piece of plastic into my ear in order to talk on the phone or listen to music…and, just like my distaste for chocolate chip cookies and cheeseburgers apparently makes me un-American, this...
3D Printing Spotlight On: Mazuir Ross, Artist and 3D Print Shop Owner

3D Printing Spotlight On: Mazuir Ross, Artist and 3D Print Shop Owner

Every child has dreams about what they’d like to do when they grow up, but only some of us are lucky enough to achieve those goals – or to have any career that we love and are passionate about. When Mazuir Ross (who also goes by the name Rosalee Moore) was a child, she’d never […]

Every child has dreams about what they’d like to do when they grow up, but only some of us are lucky enough to achieve those goals – or to have any career that we love and are passionate about. When Mazuir Ross (who also goes by the name Rosalee Moore) was...
Enterprise in Space Announces 'Print the Future Contest' Winning Teams and Their 3D Printable Space Experiments

Enterprise in Space Announces 'Print the Future Contest' Winning Teams and Their 3D Printable Space Experiments

We first heard about the Print the Future competition in October of 2016. Enterprise in Space (EIS), a nonprofit program of the National Space Society (NSS), and the Kepler Space Institute collaborated with Made In Space (MIS), 3D Hubs, Sketchfab, and Prairie Nanotechnology to launch the competition, aimed at university student teams. The objective was to […]

We first heard about the Print the Future competition in October of 2016. Enterprise in Space (EIS), a nonprofit program of the National Space Society (NSS), and the Kepler Space Institute collaborated with Made In Space (MIS), 3D Hubs, Sketchfab, and Prairie...
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...
Win a Form 2 3D Printer in Pinshape's First Mechanical 3D Design Challenge

Win a Form 2 3D Printer in Pinshape's First Mechanical 3D Design Challenge

It’s been a few months since the last Pinshape design contest we talked about, but the wait is over! The popular online marketplace for 3D printable models is announcing a new contest, the Mechanical Design Challenge, sponsored by Formlabs, 3D Hubs, Prusa Research, and Adafruit. Pinshape has held all sorts of 3D design challenges, from cosplay and superheroes […]

It’s been a few months since the last Pinshape design contest we talked about, but the wait is over! The popular online marketplace for 3D printable models is announcing a new contest, the Mechanical Design Challenge, sponsored by Formlabs, 3D Hubs, Prusa...
New Service by 3D Hubs: Bringing 3D Printed Metal Parts to Market with PolyCast Materials and Investment Casting

New Service by 3D Hubs: Bringing 3D Printed Metal Parts to Market with PolyCast Materials and Investment Casting

Online 3D printing service platform 3D Hubs, which releases helpful data reports on 3D printing trends each quarter, gave us all a valuable 3D printing guide, and shows us where to go to celebrate Global 3D Printing Day, is venturing further into the world of metal 3D printing and announcing its newest service. In partnership with Polymaker, […]

Online 3D printing service platform 3D Hubs, which releases helpful data reports on 3D printing trends each quarter, gave us all a valuable 3D printing guide, and shows us where to go to celebrate Global 3D Printing Day, is venturing further into the world of metal 3D...
The Where and the Who in 3D Printing

The Where and the Who in 3D Printing

A lot of progress has been made in 3D printing over the last five years. But much of that has been focused on the “what.” What printing technology? What materials? Beyond The “What” Many in 3D printing are so focused on the features, advantages and benefits of their machine, that they forget the “why” – […]

A lot of progress has been made in 3D printing over the last five years. But much of that has been focused on the “what.” What printing technology? What materials? Beyond The “What” Many in 3D printing are so focused on the features, advantages...
3D Printing News Briefs: April 25, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: April 25, 2017

In today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re covering everything from business to 3D printing, scanning, modeling, and design. EOS joins a manufacturing alliance, while a 3D printer gets an update and CLIP technology is used to 3D print thousands of small parts. A 3D printing outfit uses 3D scanning technology to cut costs, and […]

In today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re covering everything from business to 3D printing, scanning, modeling, and design. EOS joins a manufacturing alliance, while a 3D printer gets an update and CLIP technology is used to 3D print thousands...
3D Printing Spotlight On: Vicky Somma, Maker and Software Developer

3D Printing Spotlight On: Vicky Somma, Maker and Software Developer

If you’re inexperienced with 3D printing but want to learn, there are plenty of courses, both online and in-person, that you can take – or, if you’re anything like Vicky Somma, you can just teach yourself. The software developer taught herself how to use 3D software and a 3D printer a few years ago, and has […]

If you’re inexperienced with 3D printing but want to learn, there are plenty of courses, both online and in-person, that you can take – or, if you’re anything like Vicky Somma, you can just teach yourself. The software developer taught herself how to...
Submit Your 3D Printing Project for a Chance to Win $500 from 3D Hubs' Student Grant 2017

Submit Your 3D Printing Project for a Chance to Win $500 from 3D Hubs' Student Grant 2017

3D Hubs has become more than just a network of 3D printers. It’s become a trusted source of consumer reporting for the 3D printing industry, a facilitator of social engagement, and lately, a resource for students. Last year, the company launched their Student Program, giving students 25% off 3D prints, and now 3D Hubs is introducing […]

3D Hubs has become more than just a network of 3D printers. It’s become a trusted source of consumer reporting for the 3D printing industry, a facilitator of social engagement, and lately, a resource for students. Last year, the company launched their Student...
3D Hubs: 3D Printing Trends Q2 Report Reveals Much Has Changed, Yet Much Has Stayed the Same

3D Hubs: 3D Printing Trends Q2 Report Reveals Much Has Changed, Yet Much Has Stayed the Same

It’s that time again! 3D Hubs has released their latest quarterly trends report, the second of 2017, and while quite a bit has changed since the Q1 report was released in January, a lot has stayed the same. Without further preamble, let’s take a look at the numbers from the last few months. The Highest […]

It’s that time again! 3D Hubs has released their latest quarterly trends report, the second of 2017, and while quite a bit has changed since the Q1 report was released in January, a lot has stayed the same. Without further preamble, let’s take a look at...
PhD Candidate Turns to 3D Hubs to Create Realistic, Functioning 3D Printed Neonatal Models for Medical Training

PhD Candidate Turns to 3D Hubs to Create Realistic, Functioning 3D Printed Neonatal Models for Medical Training

It’s hard when a loved one has to undergo surgery. Obviously, it’s difficult for the patient, but it’s also hard to sit in the waiting room, powerless, hoping the doctor comes in soon, but not too soon, and gives you good news. I don’t have personal experience with this, but I imagine it’s probably even […]

It’s hard when a loved one has to undergo surgery. Obviously, it’s difficult for the patient, but it’s also hard to sit in the waiting room, powerless, hoping the doctor comes in soon, but not too soon, and gives you good news. I don’t have...
Create Cafe in Saskatoon Offers Coffee and 3D Printing by the Hour

Create Cafe in Saskatoon Offers Coffee and 3D Printing by the Hour

Back in high school, my friends and I would go to a lot of different places to hang out, away from our parents. We would go to the Steak ‘n Shake by the mall and gorge ourselves on skinny French fries and thick milkshakes. If it was warm outside, there was a local hangout with picnic […]

Back in high school, my friends and I would go to a lot of different places to hang out, away from our parents. We would go to the Steak ‘n Shake by the mall and gorge ourselves on skinny French fries and thick milkshakes. If it was warm outside, there was a...