3d printing future

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup: March 13, 2021

From a new 3D printer and the future of industrial 3D printing to the hazards of AM fumes, a lot of different topics are being covered in the webinars and…

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup, October 4, 2020

This week isn’t quite as busy as last week in terms of webinars and virtual events, so take a little breather! Dyndrite is hosting a Fireside Chat on Wednesday, October…

3D Printing News Briefs: December 1, 2017

Happy December! Rather than worrying about how much you have left to do in the few short weeks before the holidays, why not use that time in a more productive…

Forecasting the Future

Looking ahead is tricky business. Many try, but most can’t do it well. Predicting what might occur in a year from now is one thing, but looking further out, such…

Dubai’s Crown Prince Visits 3D Printed Office to Meet with Future Foundation

As of late, Dubai, the most populated city-state in the United Arab Emirate (UAE), has become home to significant disruptive innovation, particularly on the 3D printing front. Famous for their luxurious…

Is Your Business Ready for the Impending Digital Transformation? Many Surveyed Say No.

There are probably numerous businesses around the world that see themselves as still just getting over becoming completely computerized. No matter the system in your business, whether you are still…

The Reports of 3D Printing’s Death Are Greatly Exaggerated

“The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated.” – Mark Twain   Like most, I revel in the idea of an argument I can win, so when our editor-in-chief asked…

UK Government Report Says 3D Printing is a Threat to National Security, and That Should Scare You

The Ministry of Defence is a government department within the UK that takes responsibility for managing the nation’s official defense policy and their various armed forces. However it also has…

Opportunities in Metal 3D Printing — A Few Questions For: IDTechEx

If there are two things we know about 3D printing, it’s that opportunities are rising rapidly in the metals sector and that trade shows are a great place to hear…

Fashion Drives Economy in Los Angeles & 3D Printing Will Transform Future of Design & Production

Without having ever dipped one toe into the glittering pool of celebrity, glamour, and excitement that surrounds Los Angeles, nearly anyone can tell you that fashion is a big part…

Predictions for Future Include a Healthy Dose of 3D Printing

We’re only a couple of days in to the new year and so the idea of 2016 still feels like the future…and, for now, most of it is. So, without…

Hexa Research Makes Projections for 3D Printing into 2020, Lack of Skill Sets May Impede Progression

Rocket thrusters. Microscopic art. . Complex face transplantation. Allowing us to innovate in an incredibly complex manner, the benefits of 3D printing are deceptively simple–and definitely undeniable. We can do…

Good Morning 2029! A World I Don’t Recognize

The thing I love most about technology is that its progress is oftentimes plotted along an exponential curve.  As time moves forward the rate of progress increases by an ever…

Clément Moreau, CEO & Co-Founder of Sculpteo, Discusses 3D Printing’s Future and His Vision for the Company

While many analysts believe that 3D printers will eventually be within nearly every home, sort of like a microwave is now, we are not quite there yet. Sales of desktop 3D…

Italian Researchers Expect 3D Printed Eyes by 2027, Providing Enhanced Vision & WiFi Connection

There’s one thing you may have begun to notice about digital design and 3D printing: whatever you think might happen in the future is probably going to advance far beyond…

Will.i.am: ‘Eventually 3D Printing Will Print People’

We all likely have realized by now that the rate of technological progress increases over time. For example, we will likely see as much progress in the next decade as…

Qualcomm Patent Hints at a World Where Things Are Fixed Before You Know They’re Broken — The 3D Printed Future

Imagine a world where critical parts for everything from appliances to electronic devices is detected and monitored via sensors attached through the Internet of Things (IoT) network, and inventory is built…

MIT, Autodesk & Stratasys are Working With ‘Secret’ Materials to Develop New 4D Printing Applications

3D printing has come a long way since its inception in 1984. Today, we can print amazing things — from toys on home desktop 3D printers to replacement parts for…

What Does The Future Hold For 3D Printing & 4D Printing?

We’re  only halfway through 2014, and countless new breakthroughs have already hit the headlines. From personalised printing to 4D printers, consumers have suddenly been able to buy a bottle of Coca…

Five 3D Printing Predictions For the Next Five Years

The amount of innovation we have seen within the 3D printing industry in the last three years has outdone all the innovation within the industry in the prior 20 years….