3D printed prototyping

McDonald’s Introduces Five Variations on the Shamrock Shake, and One Crazy New STRAW Reimagined with 3D Printing

It may be only the middle of February, but signs of spring are beginning to show themselves. I noticed a few daylily shoots poking out of the ground yesterday, the…

3D Printing & Rapid Prototyping in Focus at SWW17

Sometimes a comeback is a great thing; let’s talk about post-2007 Britney, some great moments in sports (that I had to look up), #ThrowbackThursday. Turning back the clock isn’t always…

Burton Snowboards Uses 3D Printing to Solve Longtime Snowboarding Conundrum

On the first official day of winter, it’s time to talk about winter sports! My favorite winter sport, personally, is doing squats in front of the Netflix, but I admire…

WhiteClouds Goes for the Gold, Using 3D Printing to Perfect Design for the Gold Claw

The Gold Rush may have ended more than a century ago, but one technique commonly used by the prospectors of the 1800s is still around today – albeit more as…

3D Printed KAYRYS Drone is First Responder in Medical Emergencies, Delivers Aid & Communication

While the KAYRYS is one of the coolest 3D printed drones we’ve seen yet, this is no toy. And it serves as powerful a purpose as its aesthetics would hint…

LulzBot Mini 3D Printer Helps Agency Get New Runner-Pacing Tool onto the Racetrack

Have you been watching the Olympics this past week? This coming weekend is going to be a big one for track and field, which has always been one of my…

The AutoNaut: Ogle Models Produces 3D Printed Bow & Tail Fin Design for Weather Data Collecting Sea Drone

While many of us often doubt the actual efficacy of those giving weather reports, the meteorologist of today is certainly well-supplied with technology. Because as much accuracy as possible is…

Monitor Your Dental Health with Prophix, and It Might Just Keep the Dentist Away

Way back when, I worked at NYU’s College of Dentistry, where one of my many duties was filming oral surgeries. It was a bloody business. And while I used to…

BEDDI Will Wake You Up and Get You Going, Seen at CE Week

Let’s face it, modern air travel is a drag. Sure it’s nice to fly up in the clouds, but the recycled air, crying babies, subpar food and unfriendly TSA agents are…

CE Week in NYC: Nuni Takes the Pain Out of Making Tortillas

There were a lot of interesting gadgets to see on the exhibit floor at CE Week. Squeaking by the techies lining up to see quadcopter racing or for free giveaways, I was…

frog Design Firm Streamlines Narcan Device into 3D Printed All-in-One Antidote

I live in Colorado, which undoubtedly is one of the most beautiful states you will ever visit. It’s famous for having the highest elevation of any state as well as…

From Ideation to Production: OtterBox Embraces Stratasys’ New J750 Multi-Material 3D Printer

In the future, I would prefer to continue to receive all major news surrounded by otters. This new revelation was brought to me this past week at OtterBox‘s Fort Collins,…

Multi-Color, Multi-Material Unprecedented Efficiency: Stratasys’ J750 Reinvents 3D Printing

“We’re at the beginning of something that’s going to shake up the world.” With these words from Stratasys‘ Chief Business Officer, Joshua Claman, the odyssey finally began. Called with other…

3D Printed, Solar Powered Scooter Allows Commuters to “Float” to Work

If you ask city dwellers to identify their top sources of day-to-day stress, traffic will likely be high up on the list for many of them. Urban rush hour traffic…

The 3D Printed StandPro: Finally Something to Hold Those Devices in Place!

Dear readers: raise your hands if you are one of the many sad, neglected masses out there forced to prop your smartphone up on an inferior household object! Whether it’s…

Using 3D Printing to Rapid Prototype the Pressa Bottle was a Family Affair

[UPDATE: The Pressa Bottle Kickstarter campaign has gone live–in the first 48 hours, it raised an impressive $10K and is well on the way to the $35K CAD funding goal….

The Popp Group Uses German RepRap X400 3D Printer to Make Prototyping More Rapid

While it’s widely believed that 3D printing is the future of manufacturing, the change doesn’t happen overnight. More and more, we’re hearing about companies that are slowly phasing out older…

Poland: Engineers Use ZMorph Hybrid 3D Printer to Prototype Design for Complex Bridge  

As 3D printing ushers in a new age of manufacturing on nearly every level, from the jewelry maker at home who is able to do a lot more now than…