3d printed wearables

Winners Announced for 3D Health Hackathon to 3D Print PPE to Fight COVID-19

The Jersey City Rapid Maker Response Group (JCRMRG), an all-volunteer collective, was founded as the result of a Reddit post calling on 3D printing hobbyists to organize, make, and deliver personal…

Anouk Wipprecht’s 3D Printed Proximity Dresses Are Perfect for Social Distancing

If you don’t remember the stunning and technical work from Anouk Wipprecht—the Dutch fashion design working on “rethinking fashion in the age of digitalization” by combining engineering, fashion, robotics, science,…

AMS 2020 Startup Competition: Simulation Software, 3D Printed Bone, Hospital Labs, & More

I’m here in Boston, with the rest of the 3DPrint.com and SmarTech Analysis team, for our third annual Additive Manufacturing Strategies summit, titled “The Business of 3D Printing: Medicine, Dentistry…

High-Speed 3D Printing of Flexible Carbon/Silicone Sensors for Medical Wearables

In the recently published ‘Drop-on-demand high-speed 3D printing of flexible milled carbon fiber/silicone composite sensors for wearable biomonitoring devices,’ authors from University of Waterloo  and the University of California, Berkeley…

Ganit Goldstein and Prusa Research: Wearable Collection of 3D Printed Shoes and Outfits

For a few years now, we’ve followed the work of Israeli fashion designer Ganit Goldstein, ever since she was a second year jewelry and fashion student at the Bezalel Academy of Arts…

3D Printing for Wearables, Energy Storage, and Practical E-Textiles Using Silk Fibroin and Carbon Nanotube Inks

In the recently published ‘The Road to Practical E-Textiles is Smooth as Silk,’ the research of Zhang et al. outlines a new method of 3D printing that could be the…

3D Printed Low Cost Amniotic Band Prosthetics Conform to the Body, Equipped with Electronic Sensors

The stories we have followed regarding 3D printed prosthetics over the years have been amazing, not only due to the incredible innovations we see coming forth from desktop 3D printers,…

3D Printing News Briefs: October 16, 2018

We’re starting with some business news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, including stories about a new 3D printer, an anniversary, and a 3D printing investment. Cincinnati Incorporated has launched…

3D Printing Used to Design Thermoelectic Wearable Health Monitoring Devices

Millions of people rely on wearable medical technology such as hearing aids, glucose monitors, insulin pumps, and portable heart rate monitors. Some of these technologies are lifesaving, but keeping them…

3D Printed Mouthguards Designed for Use as Customized Drug Delivery Devices

The field of pharmaceuticals has welcomed many new innovations since 3D printing entered the picture, and one important application to take note of is drug delivery. We’ve seen capsules, micro-rockets, and…

MIT Researchers Work to Capture Silent Speech with Partially 3D Printed AlterEgo Device

Not all of us have the opportunity to have our inner monologue recorded on Twitter or transcribed by a 1950s style secretary, notepad in hand, pen at the ready. The…

3D Printing Used to Create Supercapacitor Wristband for a Wearable Charge

It’s safe to say that a lot of people these days rely on their smartphones for all sorts of reasons – from communication to scheduling, and everything in between (sometimes…

3D Printing Put to Creative Use by Winners of RESHAPE 17 Competition

It’s been a busy couple of weeks, with the TCT Show last week, followed by this week’s IN(3D)USTRY conference in Barcelona. There’s been a lot to see here at IN(3D)USTRY…

NYC Designer Presents Wearables and Fashion Collection that Features 3D Printed Faces

The fashion industry has been a big proponent of using 3D printing technology to design and manufacture clothing for several years now, as it allows for the use of new…

Hybrid 3D Printing Technique Creates Stretchable Wearable Electronics

The skin is an amazing organ with a high level of flexibility that’s difficult to reproduce synthetically. Fabrics like Spandex can mimic the stretchability of skin, but when it comes…

3D Printing News Briefs: August 15, 2017

For today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re putting our best fashion foot forward as we bring you stories of 3D printed wearables, clothing, and insoles, then move into some software…

Keep an Ear on Your Core Temperature with 3D Printed Earables

The core temperature of the human body can reveal a number of things about a person’s health. The presence of a fever is the most obvious one, but changes in…

Wiivv Donates Custom Fit 3D Printed Insoles to Volunteer Search and Rescue Team, Launches Employee Wellness Program

A health and wellness initiative at an old job allowed me to get a FitBit Zip for way less than the retail price, and everyone was encouraged to participate in…

South Korean Researchers Develop New Method of 3D Printing Carbon Nanotubes

Carbon nanotubes were first produced in the early 1990s. They’re exactly what their name suggests – tubes of carbon created on the nanoscale. Although they’re small – thousands of times…

RESHAPE 17: Programmable Skins Competition Kicks Off With Partners IN(3D)USTRY and Noumena Studio

Online digital platform RESHAPE promotes the design, research, and production of digital ideas, and represents a large international community of makers, designers, and customers who are inspired by innovation and…

3D Scanning & 3D Printing for a Perfect Fit: Meet Skelmet’s 3D Printed Sports Sunglasses

I have bad luck with sunglasses – or maybe it’s less bad luck and more user error, as I tend to drop things a lot, and leave things places, and…

For the Active Photographer: Make Adafruit’s Wearable Raspberry Pi Camera in 3D Printed Case

Most of us are well aware that life here on Earth is short so we have to make the most of our valuable time. It can be easy to get…

Introducing the Locket of the 21st Century: 3D Printed MEMENTO Holds Your Digital Memories Close to Your Heart

In terms of personalized jewelry, it’s hard to get more personal than the locket. While the gold or silver necklaces, often in the shape of a heart or oval, may…

Five Tips About 3D Printed Wearables From Materialise

Given that we are so particular about the things that we wear on our bodies, it makes sense that “wearables” is such a growing category in the 3D printing industry. What…