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Calgary Photographer Uses 60-Camera Scanning System, Creates 3D Printed Replicas of Dogs

Calgary Photographer Uses 60-Camera Scanning System, Creates 3D Printed Replicas of Dogs

If you are a dog lover, then you know how special such pets can make nearly every part of your day, whether you have one or a whole pack of them running about your house and yard. Dogs arrive in the most fascinating array of shapes and sizes, colors, and temperaments, but they almost always […]

If you are a dog lover, then you know how special such pets can make nearly every part of your day, whether you have one or a whole pack of them running about your house and yard. Dogs arrive in the most fascinating array of shapes and sizes, colors, and temperaments,...
Twindom and Kodak Introduce Full Body 3D Scanner Together at CES 2018

Twindom and Kodak Introduce Full Body 3D Scanner Together at CES 2018

Everyone who’s anyone in the 3D printing technology world is at CES 2018 in Las Vegas this week. We’ve been following the pre-show announcements for weeks, and now that the show has officially opened today, there are bound to be more, including a big one from Kodak and its brand licensee Twindom this morning. Kodak, […]

Everyone who’s anyone in the 3D printing technology world is at CES 2018 in Las Vegas this week. We’ve been following the pre-show announcements for weeks, and now that the show has officially opened today, there are bound to be more, including a big one...
Mixed Dimensions Offers New Plugins for Cura and Daz 3D for More Accessibility in 3D Printing

Mixed Dimensions Offers New Plugins for Cura and Daz 3D for More Accessibility in 3D Printing

Last week, Ultimaker released Ultimaker Cura 3.0, the latest version of the company’s popular open source software. The newest iteration of the software came with several new features, including an option for users to create their own plugins. Several software manufacturers have already created plugins for the new Cura, one of them being Mixed Dimensions, […]

Last week, Ultimaker released Ultimaker Cura 3.0, the latest version of the company’s popular open source software. The newest iteration of the software came with several new features, including an option for users to create their own plugins. Several software...
Hauke Scheer Presents a 3D Printed Horseshoe Crab That Turns Into a Person

Hauke Scheer Presents a 3D Printed Horseshoe Crab That Turns Into a Person

Horseshoe crabs are, interestingly, sometimes called living fossils, as they’re one of the oldest species on the planet. The invertebrates originated 450 million years ago and live in oceans around the world, though their numbers have declined due to habitat destruction and overharvesting. Horseshoe crabs have five pairs of legs and multiple eyes, and their […]

Horseshoe crabs are, interestingly, sometimes called living fossils, as they’re one of the oldest species on the planet. The invertebrates originated 450 million years ago and live in oceans around the world, though their numbers have declined due to habitat...
Chinese Studio Replicates Ancient Art Through 3D Printing

Chinese Studio Replicates Ancient Art Through 3D Printing

It’s really quite remarkable what 3D printing is capable of in the art world. Talented artists are using the technology to create works of art the likes of which have never been seen before, and many which could not have been created by any other means. But even ancient art is affected by 3D printing, […]

It’s really quite remarkable what 3D printing is capable of in the art world. Talented artists are using the technology to create works of art the likes of which have never been seen before, and many which could not have been created by any other means. But even...
Meet Your Soul Mate in 3D Printed Miniature, Courtesy of Match.com

Meet Your Soul Mate in 3D Printed Miniature, Courtesy of Match.com

I know several people who use online dating websites like Match.com and OkCupid, and the results of their adventures have been…mixed. I’ve heard plenty of hilarious horror stories from some, while others have gone on to find wonderful long-term relationships, engagements, and marriages. I also know people who have profiles on more than one dating […]

I know several people who use online dating websites like Match.com and OkCupid, and the results of their adventures have been…mixed. I’ve heard plenty of hilarious horror stories from some, while others have gone on to find wonderful long-term...
3D Printed Selfies Drum Up Business as Fast Food and Bank Customers are 3D Scanned with Twinstant Mobile System

3D Printed Selfies Drum Up Business as Fast Food and Bank Customers are 3D Scanned with Twinstant Mobile System

When I was a kid, I was wild for Beanie Babies. So when McDonald’s announced that the new Happy Meal toy at the time would be the mini Beanie Babies, I was really excited to make little Beanie Baby families (I definitely played with all of my Beanie Babies, no tag protectors or hopes that someday […]

When I was a kid, I was wild for Beanie Babies. So when McDonald’s announced that the new Happy Meal toy at the time would be the mini Beanie Babies, I was really excited to make little Beanie Baby families (I definitely played with all of my Beanie Babies, no...
Porcelain “Peoples of Russia” Preserved and Replicated via 3D Scanning and 3D Printing

Porcelain “Peoples of Russia” Preserved and Replicated via 3D Scanning and 3D Printing

In Saint Petersburg, Russia, the history and culture of the country is preserved in delicate porcelain at the Museum of the Imperial Porcelain Factory. Maintained by the State Hermitage Museum, the permanent exhibition holds some of Russia’s rarest and most beautiful art – like the “Peoples of Russia” series, a set of porcelain figurines made by […]

In Saint Petersburg, Russia, the history and culture of the country is preserved in delicate porcelain at the Museum of the Imperial Porcelain Factory. Maintained by the State Hermitage Museum, the permanent exhibition holds some of Russia’s rarest and most...
Twindom Announces Updates to Twinstant Mobile Full-Body 3D Scanner, App User Interface, and Scanning Software

Twindom Announces Updates to Twinstant Mobile Full-Body 3D Scanner, App User Interface, and Scanning Software

I’ve been to a few weddings over the last few years where there was a photo booth. This is a pretty fun option for a number of reasons: it gives the guests something fun to do while waiting for the bridal party to arrive, or if they want to take a break from dancing. It […]

I’ve been to a few weddings over the last few years where there was a photo booth. This is a pretty fun option for a number of reasons: it gives the guests something fun to do while waiting for the bridal party to arrive, or if they want to take a break from...
Furever3D Will 3D Print Miniature Replicas of Your Furry Friends Using Your Photos

Furever3D Will 3D Print Miniature Replicas of Your Furry Friends Using Your Photos

I am a lifelong animal lover. It started with Felix the goldfish when I was five years old, and continued with our family parakeets, Chip and Dale. I had a hamster, a small lizard, an extremely fluffy cat, and at one point, much to my mother’s dismay, I had a few cages in my bedroom […]

I am a lifelong animal lover. It started with Felix the goldfish when I was five years old, and continued with our family parakeets, Chip and Dale. I had a hamster, a small lizard, an extremely fluffy cat, and at one point, much to my mother’s dismay, I had a...
Sainsbury’s Uses 3D Printing to Produce Characters for Stop Motion Christmas Ad

Sainsbury’s Uses 3D Printing to Produce Characters for Stop Motion Christmas Ad

$19 billion supermarket chain Sainsbury’s Christmas advertisement entitled “The Greatest Gift” is trending to be one of the most popular ads from major retailers and supermarkets globally this year, with over 12.5 million views on YouTube already. The Sainsbury’s advertisement production team recently stated in an interview that 3D printing technology was utilized as one of […]

$19 billion supermarket chain Sainsbury’s Christmas advertisement entitled “The Greatest Gift” is trending to be one of the most popular ads from major retailers and supermarkets globally this year, with over 12.5 million views on YouTube already. The...
From Baseball Hall of Famers to That Triple Crown: Moddler’s 3D Printing Talents are in High Demand Today

From Baseball Hall of Famers to That Triple Crown: Moddler’s 3D Printing Talents are in High Demand Today

You can almost hear the sharp crack of the bat, smell hot dogs and popcorn—and taste a sip of delicious but slightly warming beer. The excitement on the baseball field is always palpable, no matter which way the game is going. And that’s true for the racetrack as well, hooves on the track—turf rising up […]

You can almost hear the sharp crack of the bat, smell hot dogs and popcorn—and taste a sip of delicious but slightly warming beer. The excitement on the baseball field is always palpable, no matter which way the game is going. And that’s true for the racetrack as...
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...
Japan: Roice Entertainment Offers 3D Printed Replicas of the Dearly Departed, Doubling as Urns

Japan: Roice Entertainment Offers 3D Printed Replicas of the Dearly Departed, Doubling as Urns

There’s simply nothing more difficult in life than losing a loved one. Still years after they’ve passed away, we often yearn to see them again whether in a dream, or finding old photos of them. While a family member may actually put a lot of thought into planning their own funeral and establishing with everyone […]

There’s simply nothing more difficult in life than losing a loved one. Still years after they’ve passed away, we often yearn to see them again whether in a dream, or finding old photos of them. While a family member may actually put a lot of thought into planning...
Little Ink & Eva: Blokko Offers New Campaign Platform for Storytellers & 3D Modelers

Little Ink & Eva: Blokko Offers New Campaign Platform for Storytellers & 3D Modelers

3D printing and the world of toys are closely tied these days. While the next manufacturing revolution is affecting many sectors, this particular area of transformation is one that demonstrates all the benefits that 3D printing offers to designers who may not previously have been able to get an initial push into the industry. The […]

3D printing and the world of toys are closely tied these days. While the next manufacturing revolution is affecting many sectors, this particular area of transformation is one that demonstrates all the benefits that 3D printing offers to designers who may not...
Australian Charity Uses 3D Printed Molds to Create Monster Crayons, Benefiting Abused & Neglected Children

Australian Charity Uses 3D Printed Molds to Create Monster Crayons, Benefiting Abused & Neglected Children

While we all hopefully agree that it’s important to work to offer whatever type of support possible to anyone going through an emotional or physical challenge, most have a true soft spot for children who have been hurt or neglected. So new to life, they start out as wonderful little amazing beings—and anyone who would […]

While we all hopefully agree that it’s important to work to offer whatever type of support possible to anyone going through an emotional or physical challenge, most have a true soft spot for children who have been hurt or neglected. So new to life, they start out as...
Come on Everybody, Let’s Go! Select Toy Stores Offering On-Site 3D Printing of Nickelodeon Characters via PieceMaker

Come on Everybody, Let’s Go! Select Toy Stores Offering On-Site 3D Printing of Nickelodeon Characters via PieceMaker

Let’s speak the truth when it comes to ordering items–especially toys–with our darling little miracles in tow. We all try to preach patience (and maintain a little of our own as well), but waiting just does not cut it when all the options and visuals are front and center. So while the magic of 3D printing […]

Let’s speak the truth when it comes to ordering items–especially toys–with our darling little miracles in tow. We all try to preach patience (and maintain a little of our own as well), but waiting just does not cut it when all the options and visuals are...
3D Petshop Offers Pet Owners Around the World Highly Customized 3D Printed Miniature Versions of Their Cats and Dogs

3D Petshop Offers Pet Owners Around the World Highly Customized 3D Printed Miniature Versions of Their Cats and Dogs

There are few niche markets more successful or lucrative than the one directed at pet owners. According to the ASPCA, an estimated 70-80 million dogs and 74-96 million cats are owned in the United States. Then there are the rodents, fish, birds, reptiles and amphibians. We love our pets, and we love to buy things for […]

There are few niche markets more successful or lucrative than the one directed at pet owners. According to the ASPCA, an estimated 70-80 million dogs and 74-96 million cats are owned in the United States. Then there are the rodents, fish, birds, reptiles and...
Meet Bit Figs: 3D Printed, Pixel-Style Mini Figurines Built with the LEBLOX App

Meet Bit Figs: 3D Printed, Pixel-Style Mini Figurines Built with the LEBLOX App

I have experience working with and caring for children, and recently observed children’s attraction to a particular suitcase that sits on a high shelf in a childcare/play room. The room is filled with toys of all kinds, big Legos, Lincoln Logs, train tracks, and Barbie dolls galore. But the thing that really gets the kids’ imaginations going […]

I have experience working with and caring for children, and recently observed children’s attraction to a particular suitcase that sits on a high shelf in a childcare/play room. The room is filled with toys of all kinds, big Legos, Lincoln Logs, train tracks, and...
3D Printing for Posterity: TechMind Creates Yearbooks & Technology Project for Blind Guadalajara Students

3D Printing for Posterity: TechMind Creates Yearbooks & Technology Project for Blind Guadalajara Students

Many of us remember the excitement of the day that yearbooks arrive. It signals the very end of the school year and the long days of summer approaching, with everyone looking forward to writing long messages, signing with flourishes, and then flipping through the crisp pages to see what their friends looked like on picture […]

Many of us remember the excitement of the day that yearbooks arrive. It signals the very end of the school year and the long days of summer approaching, with everyone looking forward to writing long messages, signing with flourishes, and then flipping through the...
Shapify Booth Allows Houstonians to 3D Print Themselves

Shapify Booth Allows Houstonians to 3D Print Themselves

It’s hard to get a lot done in 12 seconds or less. If you are Michael Phelps, you can swim about 80 feet and if you are a Vine fan, you can almost watch two complete clips. Now, if you live in Houston, you can also have a full body scan at Artec’s Shapify Booth […]

It’s hard to get a lot done in 12 seconds or less. If you are Michael Phelps, you can swim about 80 feet and if you are a Vine fan, you can almost watch two complete clips. Now, if you live in Houston, you can also have a full body scan at Artec’s Shapify...
ZVerse Finding Big Success with 3D Printing Selfie Kiosks in Stadiums, Williams-Brice Next

ZVerse Finding Big Success with 3D Printing Selfie Kiosks in Stadiums, Williams-Brice Next

3D printing has offered a lot to the wide world of sports–from allowing a versatile range of equipment to be 3D printed to unleashing enormous opportunity in retail markets for figurines, trophies, and more–not to mention offering companies a way to expand marketing and branding broadly. To enjoy the benefits of 3D printing, generally the […]

3D printing has offered a lot to the wide world of sports–from allowing a versatile range of equipment to be 3D printed to unleashing enormous opportunity in retail markets for figurines, trophies, and more–not to mention offering companies a way to expand...
Storytelling Platform Blokko Unveiled — Celebrates with New 3D Printed Figurines of ‘Victuals’ & ‘Bigfoot’

Storytelling Platform Blokko Unveiled — Celebrates with New 3D Printed Figurines of ‘Victuals’ & ‘Bigfoot’

“Victuals is a cat…with a lizard-man brain…who dons a robotic scuba suit to get back to his lizard-man home…” Welcome to a place called Blokko, where stories, art, and toys are merged together in one magical place for you to peruse. It’s probably safe to say that Blokko is one of our favorites. They have […]

“Victuals is a cat…with a lizard-man brain…who dons a robotic scuba suit to get back to his lizard-man home…” Welcome to a place called Blokko, where stories, art, and toys are merged together in one magical place for you to peruse. It’s probably...
Panasonic Unveils 3D Scanning Booth in Japan Featuring 120 Lumix Cameras

Panasonic Unveils 3D Scanning Booth in Japan Featuring 120 Lumix Cameras

It’s certainly no surprise to see 3D printing and all that encompasses it picking up momentum in Japan, as it allows for their versatile culture to see further innovation in every sector from 3D printed medical models to 3D printed style and fashion accessories to Manga character figurines. As mega entities like Panasonic make their entry into […]

It’s certainly no surprise to see 3D printing and all that encompasses it picking up momentum in Japan, as it allows for their versatile culture to see further innovation in every sector from 3D printed medical models to 3D printed style and fashion accessories to...
The Dark Night Rises in 3D Print: Launzer & i.materialise Partner to Produce Batman Figurines

The Dark Night Rises in 3D Print: Launzer & i.materialise Partner to Produce Batman Figurines

An iconic comic book character created in 1939 by artist Bob Kane and writer Bill Finger, Batman has pretty much seen it all through these many decades of fighting crime in the ongoing and dark days of Gotham City. No stranger to the world of high-tech, we’ve seen him in many dashing forms as he has evolved from […]

An iconic comic book character created in 1939 by artist Bob Kane and writer Bill Finger, Batman has pretty much seen it all through these many decades of fighting crime in the ongoing and dark days of Gotham City. No stranger to the world of high-tech, we’ve seen him...
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