3d printed electronics

Stratasys and Voxel8 Discuss 3D Printing and Robotics at RoboUniverse

Ryan Sybrant, Senior Manager, Global Manufacturing Solutions Sales at Stratasys, took the stage on the second day of the RoboUniverse Conference & Expo to speak at the 3D Printing and Robotics…

Inventor 3D Prints Solar Powered Motors Meant to Run Non-Stop for 100 Years

We all have our own wishes and goals regarding posterity, as well as how we might want to ‘go out,’ whether that’s in a blaze of glory or maintained in…

Engineering Student 3D Prints Soft Robot Using Hot Glue Sticks

There are some items which have no earthly use, but which you feel you must have regardless, and this soft robot made with 3D printing, a handful of hot glues…

Researchers 3D Print Miniscule On-Chip Microbatteries with Incredible Potential

We are living in an incredibly shrinking world — a world in which we see electronics decrease in size at an almost unbelievable rate. Think about the size of computer memory, music…

US Military Sergeant Incredibly 3D Prints an Entire Working Carousel

When you think of US military personnel, you probably envision a hard-nosed individual who goes about their day working out, physically training in the field, and learning about military strategy….

3D Printed Smartphone Attachment Acts as Fluorescent Microscope to Isolate & Analyze DNA

The old adage that you can do whatever you set your mind to has certainly skyrocketed to ambitious new levels lately for the collective whole. When you hear the saying…

Interview with Voxel8 Co-Founder Daniel Oliver – Are 3D Printed Batteries & Sensors Next?

At CES 2015, one company within the 3D printing space really stood out. Their name was Voxel8, and what they had come up with had the international media buzzing. Voxel8,…

Danish Dynamos: Students Make 3D Printed, Manually Powered Lights

3D printing is exciting, and many are excited and look forward to not only learning about the technology but also trying their hand at producing their own 3D printed models. Often,…

Optomec and Ceradrop Expand Their Additive Manufacturing Distribution Partnership

Supplier of 3D additive manufacturing systems Optomec is expanding its distribution partnership with Ceradrop, a designer and marketer of Materials Deposition Inkjet Printers for exclusive use in the printed electronics industry….

This 3D Printed Smartphone Lets You Call, Text, & Share Photos

I had a conversation, or um er, debate, not too long ago with a fairly technologically savvy friend of mine who simply does not like change. This individual enjoys new electronics…

Istanbul Engineer Develops Modular 3D Printed Robot for Full-Service Platform or Push Toy

The combination of 3D printing and electronics often leads to technological marvels on all levels, and certainly allows today’s makers a wide range of latitude — along with functionality and…

Unchained with Open Source: Michigan Tech 3D Printing Course Teaches Students to Build 3D Printers 

Hats off to Michigan Tech, and Dr. Joshua Pearce, for creating such a unique course that comes full circle in teaching their undergraduate engineering students about the world of 3D…

3D Printed BionicANTS & eMotionButterflies Work & Communicate Together

Taking all those sci-fi stories of robot armies to the next — and more realistic level — Festo has created one on the formicidae level with the BionicANTS, as well as…

BrainiHack 2015: Arduino Software & Brainwaves Run 3D Printed ‘Labyrinth’ Game

The 3D printed ‘Labyrinth’ takes mind games to the next level of fun, challenge, and — in this case — even winning awards. Participating in the Brainihack 2015 event hosted…

Researchers 3D Print Microscopic Light Beam Guides, A Step Towards Super Fast Computing

Recent innovations in using microscopic 3D printed guides to manipulate light carrying data give the information highway a whole new concept of speed and efficiency. What more futuristic way could…

Automated Etch-a-Sketch Gains 3D Printed Parts & Motor to Recreate Classic Art

With all the contemporary design software packages and digital conveniences that abound and intrigue us in the marketplace today, it’s a true testament to simplicity (and the urge to frustrate ourselves…

Build Your Own 3D Printed Mars Curiosity Rover Featuring LED Lights, All-Wheel Drive & Steering

3D printing and sustainability in space are a popular contemporary conversation as it becomes apparent to all what we will soon be able to achieve beyond the current achievements of astronauts 3D printing…

Semiconductor ‘Solder’ to Usher in a New Wave of 3D Printed Electronics

A research effort led by Dmitri Talapin, a chemistry professor at the University of Chicago, has demonstrated how semiconductors could be soldered – and even 3D printed — and still deliver the…

How to 3D Print a Working Video Game Controller & Other Electronics Using Play-Doh for Circuits

I truly believe that there will come a time, probably not too far off in the future, where we will all be 3D printing intricate electronic devices from the comfort…

Independent New Samsung Team to Explore 3D Printing, Robotics, Internet of Things

As many overseas electronics companies have struggled to keep their heads above water since the decline of the VCR, coupled with economic crises, Samsung has remained a solid role model…

Avengers Fan Building Enormous, Life-Size 3D Printed Iron Man Hulkbuster Suit

James Bruton has more than just enthusiasm for the Iron Man movie franchise and a love for Marvel Comics. He has a complex working knowledge of the suits worn by…

Glove One: The 3D Printed Smartphone Glove

Brian Cera is a maker who likes to give back to the open-source community of 3D designers and 3D printing enthusiasts, and that’s just what he is doing with a…

Soon You’ll Roll Up Your 3D Printed, LE-OFET, Flexible Computer And Put It in Your Shirt Pocket

Organic Field-Effect Transistors (OFETs) were originally developed to produce extremely low-cost, large-area electronics aimed at producing printable and flexible electronic devices. Researchers at Japan’s National Institute for Materials Science say…

Super Game Pi: 3D Print Your Own Large-Screen SNES Gameboy — from AdaFruit

Anyone who knows a passionate gamer, or is one, is probably well aware that this isn’t just a fascination with the games, but often also includes a penchant for checking…