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3D Printing News Briefs: August 7, 2019

We’re taking care of business first today in 3D Printing News Briefs – VELO3D has announced its largest 3D printer order yet, and 3D Systems is partnering with Thor3D for…

3D Printing News Briefs: June 18, 2019

We’re starting with business in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs: Canadian additive and space manufacturing companies are partnering up for a two-year project, while Thor3D and Polyga have announced a…

3D Printing News Briefs: June 8, 2019

In this week’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking about partnerships, new software and buildings, and a neat 3D printed miniature. Together, Evolve Additive Solutions and Evonik are developing materials…

3D Scanning Buying Guide 2019

3D scanning has always shown a lot of promise for widespread use. The various 3D scanning technologies have had a difficult time deliverig on this promise. Whereas 3D scanning is…

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Online shopping is quite common everywhere, E-commerce sites have now become an important platform for sellers to display their products. Currently, pictures, videos, and texts are the visual tools widely used…

US Army Demonstrates Latest 3D Printing, 3D Scanning, Drone Technologies

There are many military applications for 3D printing, from manufacturing grenade launchers and body armor to building drones and customizing military meals. Last year, the US Army released a report detailing its…

Cyber Security Firm Uses a 3D Printed Mask to Fool iPhone X’s Facial Recognition Software

Anyone with an iPhone knows they have the choice to either set a numerical pass code or use their fingerprint embedded in the phone’s home button to unlock their phone,…

CES 2017: Day Two in 3D Printing & 3D Scanning Shows More Hardware, More Focus

On Friday, CES 2017 was again in full swing following a very busy day one — many exhibitors braced themselves for what they had heard would be the busiest day…

3D Scanner Buying Guide 2016

3D scanning is a rather broad term that includes several different types of technologies and processes, but in general it is the process of capturing real world data and converting…

3D & 4D Technology Market Expected to be Worth $314 Billion by 2022

While most of us are still sitting around waiting for Virtual Reality technology to happen, it already seems to be having an impact on the business world. Just about every…

The Dual Volume 3D Scanner: SMARTTECH Makes Initial Mark in Aerospace Industry

We’ve come a long way with 3D printing in a very short time. As new machines and materials arrive onto the market in a constant flow, it’s quite apparent that…

SMARTTECH, Manufacturer of Optical 3D Scanners, Announces Several New Asian Distributors

Polish company SMARRTECH, manufacturer of optical 3D scanners, announced today that it has expanded its growing distributorship to include a number of Asian companies: Nissa Digispace of Russia, Trustworthy Beijing, EUC…

The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — October 3, 2015

Some weeks our 3D printing news is focused on printable models, but this week there’s a much stronger focus on materials, hardware, and the business side of the industry. From the UK:…

Data Company Aniwaa Seeks to Simplify Search for 3D Printing Knowledge

In 2012, childhood friends Martin Lansard and Pierre-Antoine Arrighi decided to stop talking about their idea and turn it in to a reality. For years, they had faced the difficulty…

Fuel3D & UFP Deutschland Sign European Distribution Deal for SCANIFY 3D Scanners

Having a great product is obviously critical to success in the hardware space, but after that a key part of success is ensuring that that great product makes it into…

Unlocking the Mystery of the Jamestown Graves with 3D Printing

A few years back, archaeologists digging beneath a church built in 1608 found the site of four graves near Jamestown, Virginia. The vagaries of time and nature had left little…

XYZprinting Adds Multi-Scan Functionality to Their XYZscan Software

As both 3D printing and 3D scanning become more affordable, the technologies are also becoming much more widespread. In fact, one company called XYZprinting is so bullish on the technologies…

Microsoft Develops App That Turns Any Smartphone Into a Comprehensive 3D Scanner

It seems like it was just yesterday that I first was introduced to 3D scanning as a desktop production method used for 3D printing, yet over the past two years…

New Avatarium Modular 3D Capture Array Will Be Unveiled at Inside 3D Printing Conference in Santa Clara

If 2014 was the year of the 3D printer, then perhaps 2015 is building to be the year of 3D scanning and capture devices. We’ve seen tremendous breakthroughs in 3D…

Afinia Announces Their New ES360 Desktop 3D Scanner

Minnesota 3D printer manufacturer Afinia has quietly been producing their line of high quality desktop 3D printers for several years now, sadly for many of their fans to little fanfair….

Cheapest & Most Reliable 3D Scanners — 3DPrint’s 2015 Buyer’s Guide

While most individuals are not skilled 3D designers, the one thing that’s so great about the 3D printing space is that you don’t need to be able to model your own…

Microsoft Issued Patent for 3D Depth Scanning Camera & Software — May Accelerate 3D Design & Printing Exponentially

It’s certainly not a shock to see that Microsoft has been working overtime behind the scenes to take over the 3D design world. The only surprise is that it took the…

Shining 3D Tech to Raise $70 Million & Open US Subsidiary

The company responsible for China’s first OTC stock offered in the 3D digitizing and 3D printing industries, Shining 3D Tech, says they plan to spend some $2.4 million to set…