3d printed wearables

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…

OneRing: 15-Year-Old Student 3D Prints Wearable Device to Help Monitor the Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease

In the United States alone, nearly one million people are living with Parkinson’s disease, a chronic and progressive movement disorder, which causes the death of nerve cells in the brain…

SOLS, 3D Printed Orthotics Company, Lays Off 20% of Workforce

While most business owners will heartily agree that their companies are only as good as their employees, sometimes they are forced to make changes due to a wide range of financial…

3D and 4D Printing Will Allow Clothing and Consumer Products to Think For Us

Massachusetts Institute of Technology is widely considered the epicenter of the world’s technological innovation, and nothing is more on the forefront of the future than the MIT Media Lab. At…

Sensible & Lovely! Japanese Designer Uses 3D Scanning, Printing & Auxetics to Create Truly Wearable Apparel

We’ve been telling you about 3D scanning via Artec 3D’s hardware and software for quite some time now, along with tools like Microsoft’s Kinect, popular in areas such as full…

Bitonti Creates Gold-Plated 3D Printed Shoes, Launches Mutatio Line with 3D Systems & United Nude

Stunning! Today, we’re talking shoes, of the 3D printed variety, from one of our favorite fashion designers. And shut the front door–yes, we could actually wear these. Known to many,…

Eyebeam and Shapeways Present a New Collection of 3D Printed Fashion

Emerging artists, especially those working in non-traditional media, often find it difficult to make ends meet and get access to the equipment and materials they need to create their work….

Apple & U.S. Dep. of Defense Partner to Develop Flexible 3D Printed Wearables for Military & Beyond

The 3D printing industry is exploding, ripe with opportunity, a garden just waiting to be sown with innovation. Nearly all of the big guns are getting in on it from…

3D Printed EEG Headphones Monitor Mental State and Provide Comfort

Imec, the Holst Centre and The Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research, along with the Industrial Design Engineering faculty of Delft University of Technology, have introduced a wireless electroencephalogram –…

Researchers Redesign the Conventional Battery Via 3D Printing

And finally–here it comes: the potential of the 3D printed battery. With the excitement and innovations that 3D printing offers the world in massive doses right now, we knew that…

YouBionic On Pace for Human Trials of 3D Printed Bionic Hand By Years End

The YouBionic 3D printed prosthetic is one of those amazing innovations that we’ve had the privilege to watch evolve for some time now. Beginning as a more rudimentary concept and then…

Formlabs’ PopUp 3D Printing Factory Prints 500 Items in 2 Days at Solid Conference

What happens when you have a dozen 3D printers and two days of time to use them? You end up with 500 3D prints of some soldered and assembled, wearable…

Brains & Beauty: A 3D Printed Battery Pack for LED Hikaru Skirt

“Any girl can and should make, code, and hack.” – SexyCyborg While lighting and fashion have gone hand in hand forever, it seems, it’s usually in the case of strobe…

Formlabs to Create First Popup 3D Printing Manufacturing Factory at Solid Conference, San Francisco — June 23–25

3D printing is an almost always inspiring, but often very serious, business. When stories of 3D models being used to help diagnose illness and even save lives in the medical…

UK’s CPI & The University of Kent Team Up to 3D Print a Wearable Tracking Bracelet

3D printing has unquestionably changed the way that all of the products that we use on a daily basis are designed and manufactured. From product development using rapid prototyping to…

Survey Says? Less Than One in Four People Would Knowingly Eat 3D Printed Food Products

According to a survey from the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies, the odds are that if you knew a piece of food on your plate was 3D printed, you wouldn’t…

Exo-Voice & Exo-Shoe: Onyx Ashanti Creates Incredibly High Tech 3D Printed ‘Footware’ & More

  The creative process is, above all, a process. Good art, just like any creation worth having, is worth waiting for. Onyx Ashanti, a native of Mississippi, is all about the…

‘Tactum’ By MadLabs — Create 3D Printable Designs Using The Human Body As The Interface

Madeline Gannon is a researcher, designer, and educator at Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Architecture where she’s completing work as a PhD candidate in Computational Design. She’s also the principal…

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — April 11, 2015

This week’s 3D printing stories we didn’t cover run the gamut from quite serious to whimsical, beginning with serious news of an MIT student’s use of 3D printing to document…

This 3D Printed Wearable is the Future of Fashion and an Extension of the Wearer’s Body

Your most comfortable clothing should move with you and the most successful garment should complement and even augment your body rather than simply covering or concealing it. It should make…