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New 3D Printing Method Lets Northwestern Researchers Quickly 3D Print Low-Cost, Customized Lenses

Two years ago, researchers from Northwestern University in Illinois called on 3D printing technology to create a novel lens capable of working with frequencies on the terahertz scale. Now, a…

3D Printing News Briefs: February 6, 2018

Valentine’s Day is next week, so we’ll start today’s 3D Printing News Briefs off with a heartwarming story, before moving on to 3D printed models, and plenty of business news….

3D Printed Lens Converts Smartphone Into Microscope

I have to admit that I was not an early adopter of the smartphone. Nor was I enthusiastic when I finally caved and bought one (read: couldn’t find a phone…

Enormous 3D Printed Heart to Grace Times Square This February

Times Square Arts is a public art program that provides a platform for innovators in contemporary visual and performing arts on a large scale. Given that over 300,000 people pass…

3D Printing News Briefs: November 7, 2017

We’ve got a lot of 3D printing business news heading your way in today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by a 3D printing event, a 3D printed work…

Low-Cost 3D Printed Lens Set to Improve Vehicle Radar Systems

As we get closer to adopting self-driving vehicles around the world, safety systems, like crosswind stabilization, collision avoidance, and adaptive cruise control, are becoming more advanced than ever. But unfortunately,…

Teenager Uses AI, a 3D Printed Lens, and a Smartphone to Develop Portable System to Diagnose a Common Eye Disease

Less than ideal eyesight runs in my family, and I’ve worn glasses since kindergarten, so due to annual visits with my ophthalmologist, I am no stranger to hearing about diseases…

3D Printed Lenses May Be Barely Visible, But Can Mimic the Vision of an Eagle

Seeing something out of the corner of one’s eye can be frustrating, especially if what you’re seeing is fleeting. That’s because the human eye is designed to focus on one…

Nanyang Technological University Researchers Improve Ultrasound Technology With 3D Printed Lens

Researchers at Nanyang Technological University have been responsible for a lot of major advancements happening in 3D printing, particularly this year. Their research has included plans for 3D printed public housing,…

From Shutter to Lens, This 35mm Camera is Entirely 3D Printed

I’ve noticed that a lot of makers harbor a love for older methods of creation, such as traditional photography, alongside newer ones like 3D printing. For some creative individuals, the…

Northwestern University Research Group Uses 3D Printing to Create Terahertz Lens

The Illinois-based Northwestern University has utilized 3D printing technology to research a variety of vital applications, from 3D printing fuel cells to 4D printing materials on the nanoscale. Now, researchers…

Microsoft Uploads 3D Printable Schematics to Better The Quality Of Your Oculus Rift Lenses

Virtual reality has been promising to change the way we all interact with the world around us for years now. With that said, the technology has yet to reach a point…

These 3D Printed Fun House Lenses Will Distort Your Face & Shock Your Friends

Anyone who has ever used or even seen an iPad at the store is likely all too familiar with the pre-installed Photobooth application which lets you take photos and view…

LUXeXcel Collaborates with Lambda Research in 3D Printing Custom Lens Arrays

Just last month, Netherlands-based LUXeXcel announced a new partnership with Edmund Optics to bring 3D printed plastic optics to the photonics industry. LUXeXcel‘s announcement then just got the ball rolling, as now…

Formlabs 3D Prints Crystal Clear Magifying Lens on Form 1+ Printer

It’s incredible the number of companies popping up printing items you would never imagine to be possible. On example of such a company is Netherlands-based LUXeXceL. What they are doing…

Researchers 3D Print Smartphone Compatible Microscope Lenses for 1 Penny

Every day researchers are finding new ways to utilize the wonders of 3D printing to bring about substantial change within various medical fields. The majority of 3D printing applications in…