3d modeling software

More Information on Version 2.0 of SelfCAD’s 3D Modeling Software

We first heard about online 3D modeling software SelfCAD last year, though it was founded back in 2015 and launched in 2016 by CEO Aaron Breuer. The all-in-one, browser-based software simplifies the…

Classic Car Magazine 3D Scans and Restores Unique 1937 Ford Eifel with Help from Artec 3D

3D printing and scanning technology has been used many times to recreate and restore many rare objects from the past, such as cars. Online magazine Classic-Car.TV is passionate about classic…

ANSYS Increases Use of Polygonica 3D Modeling Software

At the end of 2017, engineering simulation software leader ANSYS announced that it had acquired 3DSIM, a move intended to expand access to simulation in 3D printing. Now, in continuing efforts to…

3D Printed Optical Illusion Skews Perception – Is It A Cube Or Not?

Surely you remember the infamous blue and black dress (or was it white and gold) that spawned a thousand online arguments and 3D printed miniature versions back in 2015. Thanks…

SelfCAD 3D Software Adds New Drawing Tools

In 2016, SelfCAD was introduced to the 3D printing community as a tool that brought modeling, slicing and sculpting capabilities together in one program. The online, browser-based software was designed to…

3D Printing News Briefs: November 28, 2017

We’re starting out with some health and business news in today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, then moving on to 3D modeling and some commercial 3D printed shoes. The…

Award-Winning UK Educator Launches Online 3D Printing Resource for Teachers

As 3D printing technology continues to be added to more and more workflows in many different industries, it’s imperative to start teaching the next generation all we can about the…

SelfCAD Brings 3D Modeling, Slicing and Other Functions Together in One Easy Program

A lot of software is involved in 3D printing. Modeling software and slicing software are only two of the types of programs regularly used in the 3D design and 3D…

Mechanical Engineer Launches Campaign to Provide 3D Printed Breast Prostheses to 1,000 Women in Need

It’s October, which means that Halloween is upon us. But more importantly than candy and ghouls, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM), an annual campaign to increase awareness of the…

Sculpteo and ZBrush Partner for One-Click 3D Printing

There are a lot of different 3D modeling programs out there, each offering something a little different to appeal to different tastes. One of the most popular is ZBrush, which…

NASA Researchers Use 3D Modeling Software to Run Asteroid Impact Scenarios, Give First Responders a Way to Identify and Defend Against Asteroid Strikes

If you were at all conscious in the year 1998, then you remember the major end-of-the-world asteroid movie that came out that year, Armageddon; not to be confused with the major…

HPI Researchers Develop TrussFab 3D Software to Design Strong Structures Using Plastic Bottles and 3D Printed Truss Connectors

When I was in high school, I spent most Saturday nights in the gymnasium with my fellow band friends, playing in the pep band for the basketball games. Since we…

New Trimble Technology Lab at UMass Amherst Will Enhance 3D Capabilities on Campus

California-based technology company Trimble, best known for its GPS systems and popular 3D modeling software SketchUp Pro, announced today that it has made a large in-kind gift to the University…

Learn How to Use OpenSCAD Software with Helpful i.materialise Tutorial and How-To Videos

If you prefer creating your own 3D models, instead of downloading and printing open-source designs, the most important aspect, when choosing your preferred 3D modeling software, is how easy the process…

Seamless Product Development: Autodesk & Seebo Bring Together 3D Modeling and the Internet of Things

You may be noticing that suddenly the whole world seems a lot smarter, from your elementary school kids doing math problems that are now beyond you at homework time to…

Autodesk Releases Netfabb 2017, Enhancing Design, Simulation & Toolpath Capabilities

Many today tout themselves as ‘leaders’ in numerous areas regarding 3D printing technology from software to hardware to materials, but for a company such as Autodesk, that’s already an undeniable…

Learn to Use SketchUp 3D Modeling Software in 17 Easy Steps

If you’ve been learning about 3D printing and admiring so many of the fascinating new innovations that designers of all expertise and age ranges are creating today, 3D modeling may…

Materialise Introduces Mimics Innovation Suite 19 – 3D Medical Modeling Made Easier

To say that a lot of good has come from Materialise’s Mimics Innovation Suite would be a gross understatement. The 3D modeling software has saved lives by enabling the design…

Autodesk Memento Graduates from Beta Phase with Very Promising Start & New Name–ReMake

It’s been a while since we’ve checked in on Autodesk Memento, previously in its beta phase but already playing an integral role in some very important projects, from allowing Dr. Louise…

New Ilios 3D Software Release Offers Updates for Calibration, Support Removal & Platform Modifications

While serious 3D printing enthusiasts and businesses are responsible for keeping companies like Ilios in business, this is a direct result of the Cyprus-based company giving them everything they could…

Serious About 3D Modeling Software? Take a Look at ImplicitCAD—Powerful, Open Source, & Centered Around 3D Printing

3D printing has certainly emerged as one of the most exciting tools for hobbyists, designers, engineers, and more—and over the past few years, has become such a mainstream technology that…

More Ultimaker Upgrades: Cura 2.1 is Now in Open Beta

It hasn’t yet been quite a year since Ultimaker announced that they had completely reworked their popular Cura software. In the spirit of constant improvement and advancement, however, the company has now declared…

3D Slash Begins Offering Beta Program for Teachers with Premium Offer for Classroom Management

Accessibility and affordability. That’s the chant we’ve been hearing in the 3D printing industry forever now, and while some companies truly put their money where their mouth is, often both…

The Foundry Teases Upcoming Release of MODO Version 10, Available in Second Quarter 2016

There’s a lot of 3D software out there, geared towards companies and individuals all over the experience spectrum. On one end, you have companies like 3D Slash, who produce incredibly…