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3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — May 23, 2015

This week’s stories we didn’t cover move from small daily details, like 3D printed bowls we can slurp from, all the way to a new industrial-size metal printer from Additive…

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…

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — April 5

The stories we didn’t cover this week run the gamut, covering announcements of new 3D scanning techniques based on built-in smartphone sensors, Stratasys’ global expansion efforts, 3D printed concrete art…

Tumaker Launches the Voladora V3 3D Printer With Unique Print Heads & the DigiBuu 3D Scanner

As of late, it seems as though we are literally reporting on new 3D printers being launched on a daily basis. As companies around the world see the potential that…

CyArk 500 Challenge Gains Momentum in Preserving Cultural Heritage with Artec 3D Scanning Technology

Consideration to posterity is a powerful human motivator. It’s not only that we want to give to future generations, it’s that we want to know they remember us and what was also…

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — January 31

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and it’s best you start thinking about what you will give to that special someone this year. This week’s 3D printing news provides some…

FreeLSS Open Source 3D Printable Scanning System Powers DIY Scanners Like the ATLAS 3D

While the 3D printer has garnered an enormous amount of attention, performing new and heroic tasks on almost a daily basis, the 3D scanner has not historically received a proportionate…

ATLAS 3D Scanner Kickstarter Campaign: Software Developer Creates First 3D Printable Laser 3D Scanner

The progress of 3D printing and how it’s beginning to plant itself firmly as an everyday technology in the lives of many is demonstrated in Uriah Liggett’s motivation behind creating…

Bq Unveils Ciclop, the Open Source 3D Printable 3D Scanner at 2015 CES

As I walked around CES this week there was one theme this year that stood out in the 3D printing section of the show: 3D scanning. It seemed like every…

Fuel3D Launches Super Fast 3D Scanner at CES 2015 – Takes 3D Scans in 1/10 of a Second

3D printing by itself can be fun, but unless there is a way in which the user can import or create a model to print, it remains extremely limited. There…

Researchers Combine Robotics & Artec Spider for Unrivaled 3D Scanning of Complex Shapes

As the new year looms and the holiday season comes to a close, we’ve all had our share of wrapping gifts that were complicated in shape, sometimes with numerous angles…

Sketchfab and Fuel3D Will Make it Possible to Scan and Publish 3D Models on the Web

Soon it’s going to be completely feasible to upload your 3D models to the web thanks to Sketchfab and Fuel3D. The latter has developed a handheld 3D scanner that provides…

3D Systems Announces Their Capture Mini 3D Scanner Offering Smaller Size with Greater Accuracy

If you are at EuroMold 2014 this week, you better be taking your vitamins and getting your sleep the night before, as it is going to be an all-out extravaganza…

Shapeways & Occipital Design Challenge: iPhone 6 & 6 Plus Phone Case Bracket for Structure Sensor

As 3D printing becomes ever more ubiquitous, the associated technology will be ever more at our fingertips. And what could be more at your fingertips than your own smartphone? Most…

BMW M3 Spoilers Recreated Using 3D Scanners for US Market, Thanks to EMS

BMW isn’t just for luxury: the BMW M series of sport cars have been around since the ’60s. The M, which stands for Motorsport, signifies a BMW-made vehicle with… well,…

Fuel3D Announces $6.4 Million in Additional Funding

Numerous Kickstarter projects have graduated to become full-fledged companies. The ability to exploit the power of the crowd to launch an innovative new idea or product is changing the way…

3D Print Anything! Autodesk Releases Free 3D Scanning App, 123D Catch on Android Devices

The world is enormous, there are places which have yet to be discovered, and species of plants and animals that have yet to be uncovered. However, for those things that are…

FABtotum 3D Printer, 3D Scanner & CNC Machine Begins Shipping – Pre-orders Available for $999

Last year, a new 3D printing machine burst onto the scenes via a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo. Looking to raise $50,000 in order to begin full-scale production, FABtotum blew past…

3D Printed Reproduction of Memorial Statue of Fallen Navy Seal to Raise Money for Veterans

Navy Seal Chris Kyle, most widely known as the author of American Sniper, is the subject of a life-size sculpture. Kyle was killed, not while on one of his four…

Matter and Form – First Affordable Crowd Funded 3D Scanner Ready to Ship

More big 3D printing news out of Canada as Matter and Form roll out their new high resolution 3D scanner. What makes this different? It’s the first crowd-funded scanner of…

MIT Researchers Create a ‘Smart’ 3D Printer That Can Locate an Object & Print on Top of it

Last week, I reported on 3 MIT students that had created a 3D Printer capable of printing with ice cream. The Ice Cream 3D Printer was developed as part of Professor…

Marvel 3D Printer Comes to Sam’s Club

For the grand opening of the Sam’s Club which was relocated from south Fort Worth to Burleson Boulevard in Fort Worth, TX, the store has pulled out all the stops. Charles…

itSeez3D Turns iPad Into “Unbelievable” 3D Scanner with Help of a Structure Sensor

When it comes to 3D scanning, more and more solutions are becoming available as the months go by. 3D scanning is allowing us to take photographs of people and things,…

Mobile 3D Printed Portrait Lab to Help The Visually Impaired, Seeks Kickstarter Funding

Like so many helpful innovations, this project began when a designer saw someone they loved struggling. Richard Knieper’s grandmother lost her sight completely and found herself cut off from the…