3d printed electronics

UCSD Researchers Develop 3D Printed Electronics That Heal Themselves

The ability of the human body – and the bodies of the entire animal kingdom – to heal itself never ceases to amaze. It’s something we take for granted on…

CentraleSupélec Rennes: French Students Create Functional 3D Printed Enigma Decryption Device

The Enigma machine was a decryption/encryption device most well-known for its use in World War II, when it was developed by the Germans and cracked by the British. Ultimately employed…

Kengoro: 3D Printed Robot Works Up a Sweat at the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots & Systems

We’ve certainly spent a lot of time considering what might happen when robots truly can think like us, but very likely not a lot (on the part of the layman,…

Let’s Get Ghouling on Halloween Already! Check out Kitronik’s 3D Printing & Laser Cutting Projects, from Flickering Lights to Horns for Your Head

While Halloween brings out the ghosty ghoulish gobliness in many of us, no matter the age, have you ever noticed the level of competition that often arises as well? This…

Virginia Tech DREAMS Lab Wins America Makes Innovation Sprint Smart Structures Challenge

With the goal of working alongside startups and educational institutions to further the capabilities of 3D printing technology since 2012, America Makes, also known as the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation…

Get Your Kids Excited About Microbiology Now with the 3D Printed Microscope Powered by Your Smartphone

Parents love to discuss what their kids are ‘into,’ and this came up recently as my daughter was going to a birthday party for a boy in her class and…

OpenBCI Partners with Voodoo Manufacturing for 3D Printing Production & Kickstarter Fulfillment of Ultracortex Mark IV Headsets

As 3D printing enters the mainstream more each day, offering incredible rewards to the world with an ever-growing list of innovations, we are also seeing a number of powerful collaborations…

3D Printing: The Stories We Missed This Week — September 24, 2016

The weekend may have arrived, but the 3D printing industry is one that doesn’t take any days off. Here are the biggest news stories that you might have missed over…

Nano Dimension Just Successfully 3D Printed Conductive Properties into Fabric

The next generation of electronics are going to be more connected than ever before thanks to the development of inexpensive materials and the Internet of Things. Everything from our homes…

Joule’s Best Friend Comes to Life: Robo Challenge Creates Mack the CoreBot with 1,000 Hours of 3D Printing & 16 Motors

Every adventure needs a trusty, hardy canine companion following along faithfully, ready to stand through anything at his master’s side. And in ReCore, that entails a lot. As Joule Adams…

Element14, 3YOURMIND & EnOcean Team Up to Offer 3D Printed, Easily Customized IoT Switch

The term ‘Internet of Things’ sounds a bit intimidating to many at first, who still quite often reply to the term with a predictable ‘huh?’ This is actually a relatively…

Optomec Announces Aerosol Jet Technology to Print Electronics at Micron Level

Examining a snapshot of the 3D printing industry, it would seem that the process of using a high-tech machine to deposit layer after layer of materials and make a prototype…

New Method of 3D Printing Electronics Transforms Electric Properties with a Flash of Light

The 3D printing industry never gets old – not yet, anyway. There’s too much that’s new every day, and I hope it stays that way. One particular industry niche that…

Butterfly Wings Inspire Aussie Scientists to 3D Print Stronger Structures for the Future of Electronics

A sprig of this, a dose of that, and toss in some butterfly wings. While that may sound more like fairytale than scientific research, an important part of Callophrys Rubi’s…

Sex, WiFi, & 3D Printing: The Secrets to Happy Robot Reproduction in Amsterdam

“…And a robot is born.” Remember that part of your heart reserved solely for fluffy kitties, furry puppies, and sleepy hedgehogs? Tell everyone to scooch over—that’s right—and make some room…

Orbotech Releases Precise 800 Automated Optical Shaping 3D Solution for PCB Manufacturers

While combining electronics and 3D printing was a unique and mindblowing idea not too long ago, today it’s expected that you should be able to integrate printed circuit boards (PCBs)…

Optomec and Autodesk’s Delcam form Global Sales Partnership for Advanced 3D Management Software

In a move to expand the use of Optomec’s Aerosol Jet 3D printing technology for 3D printed electronics, the company has entered a global sales partnership with Delcam, an Autodesk…

Attention, Music Lovers: Kitronik Offers Free Downloads for 3D Printing Your Own Amplifier & Case

If you have a passion for music, design, and 3D printing, Kitronik has a fun way for you to get your groove on all around. It’s not surprising to see…

Medical Professionals Can 3D Print Their Own Vein Finders, Affordable Device for Developing Nations

There are certainly much more complex and terrifying medical procedures beyond giving blood or receiving an injection—or even just getting an IV—but if you or someone you know is afraid…

What NOT to Do When Using Sculpteo’s 3D Printing Services!

As more people begin to use 3D printing services, like those offered by Sculpteo, it is easy to detect frequently occurring mistakes from the long list of how-to’s involved with…

Printable Hydraulics: MIT Researchers Predict One Day Customized Robots Will Walk Right Out of Your 3D Printer

The use of the 3D printer today is something that most anyone can master. We’ve boiled the technology down so that it can be integrated into elementary, middle, and high…

Dear Scarlett: You are so Beautiful—Especially as a Totally Normal 3D Printed Humanoid!

The glamor of Hollywood—and especially starlets—has forever been enticing. Their beauty and personal stories are fascinating to the world. And while some of us are content with the occasional read in the…

3D Printing: The News We Didn’t Cover This Week — April 2

This week’s 3D printing news takes us all over the place as we see 3D printing popping up in new places and being used for some new purposes. We begin…

YouBionic: 3D Printed Bionic Prosthetic Now Available for Pre-Order

With a number of 3D printed innovations, we have the privilege to watch over time—and often impatiently wait—as they evolve from concept to development to an actual tangible device. This has…