3d printed lenses

Tiny Imaging Scope with 3D Printed Lens Can Scan Inside Blood Vessels

According to Dr. Jiawen Li, Heart Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow at the Institute for Photonics and Advanced Sensing (IPAS) with the University of Adelaide, one person every 19 minutes in the…

Germany: Researchers Evaluate SLA 3D Printing of the Fresnel Lens

Today, users around the world have made at least a noticeable foray into nearly every industry with 3D printing, and the world of optics and lenses is no exception. In…

University of Eastern Finland: Thesis Studies Potential for 3D Printing of Optical Components

Juuso Uusimaki has submitted a thesis to the Master’s Degree Programme in Photonics at the University of Eastern Finland. In ‘3D Printing of plastic optical components & comparison to traditional…

Researchers Use Autodesk Ember 3D Printer to Characterize 3D Printed Lenses

In the recently published ‘Characterization of 3D printed lenses and diffraction gratings made by DLP additive manufacturing,’ international researchers studied digital fabrication of optical parts using DLP 3D printing. Examining…

3D Printing News Briefs: August 14, 2018

We’re taking care of business first in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by a story about 3D printed glasses and then moving on into the aerospace sector. 3YOURMIND is…

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 of Ophthalmology Medical Devices and Tools May Be Eligible for R&D Tax Credits

Scientists and doctors have been experimenting with ways to correct vision by way of 3D printing. Additive manufacturing capabilities have proved that 3D printed medical devices can be used in…

Northwestern University 3D Prints Metadevices Using Inverse Design

Whenever you hear the name Northwestern University, it’s a pretty good bet that something interesting is happening. Researchers at the university have been responsible for some fascinating breakthroughs involving 3D…

3D Printing News Briefs: January 5, 2018

Welcome to 2018, and the new year’s first edition of 3D Printing News Briefs – the 3D printing industry doesn’t stop for anything, not even midnight celebrations. We’ll kick things…

Luxexcel Will Deliver VisionPlatform for 3D Printed Ophthalmic Lenses to Quest Vision Care Specialty Lab

Founded in 2009, Luxexcel developed a turnkey 3D printing solution for ophthalmic laboratories, and is the only company in the world with the ability to 3D print ophthalmic lenses that don’t need…

3D Printing News Briefs: September 29, 2017

We’re starting off today’s 3D Printing News Briefs with some business stories, then moving on to some new products. Luxexcel has received an equity investment from a venture capital fund,…

IFB Solutions Signs Contract with Luxexcel for Its 3D Printing Ophthalmic Lenses Platform

By now, Luxexcel is pretty well synonymous with 3D printed optics – it’s said to be the only company in the world that has the ability to 3D print ophthalmic lenses without…

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,…

Luxexcel Receives $10 Million Equity Investment, Prepares to Begin Shipping 3D Printing Platform

Luxexcel 3D printed the first pair of functional eyeglasses in 2009, and we’ve been following their progress as they prepare to begin shipping their 3D printing platform to ophthalmic labs across…

3D Printing: The Stories We Missed – March 4, 2017

An ULTEM aircraft spare part flies on a T-44 Pegasus, a $99 3D printer, Tractus has a preferred filament supplier, 3D Slash 3.0 is out, NatureWorks releases a new Ingeo…

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…

3D Printed Lenses: Luxexcel Teams Up with Automation & Robotics to Implement New Quality Control Product, Dual LensMapper

You might be quite surprised to find out how often the worlds of 3D printing and optics collide, bringing forth new innovations from an industry dedicated to lenses and light….

Luxexcel & trinckle 3D Partner to Launch Lens Creator, Bringing Mass Customization to 3D Printed Optics

In an ode to 3D printing, one would indeed be very busy counting the ways in which we love all the innovations and new opportunities to create brought right to…

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…

LUXeXceL Releases Report Establishing Benchmarks for 3D Printing Transparent Materials

We’ve had our eye on LUXeXceL for some time now here at 3DPrint.com, covering their innovative use of transparent 3d printing. The Dutch company, founded in 2009, focuses on the…

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…