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Sculpteo CEO on the State of 3D Printing: The World is Getting More Serious

Earlier this week, Sculpteo released the third edition of its annual State of 3D Printing report, which covers additive manufacturing trends with direct input from industry participants. As the report…

3D Printing News Briefs: May 26, 2017

There’s a lot going on in the 3D printing world this week! In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ll cover everything from 3D printed clothing to 3D printing materials and 3D…

HPI Researchers Develop TrussFab 3D Software to Design Strong Structures Using Plastic Bottles and 3D Printed Truss Connectors

When I was in high school, I spent most Saturday nights in the gymnasium with my fellow band friends, playing in the pep band for the basketball games. Since we…

Online Educators SolidProfessor Partners with SOLIDWORKS to Offer New Certification Courses

As technology continues to exponentially improve, the future of industry and manufacturing is rapidly requiring new employees have at least a passing familiarity with 3D technology. Automation, additive manufacturing and…

PrintRite3D Continues to Change Advanced Manufacturing as Sigma Labs Partners with Jaguar Precision Machine Corporation

Two is better than one, or so the saying goes. Collaborations, alliances, partnerships, what have you – these work because each party brings its own unique strengths to the table;…

Frustum-GrabCAD 3D Printed Quadcopter Challenge Winners Announced

We’ve seen GrabCAD team up with Stratasys for 3D printing challenges, but this time, the digital manufacturing hub has joined with topology optimization software company Frustum, focused on developing the latest design…

Thrinno Tells Us About New Fast Quote Design Analysis Software Aimed at Metal Additive Manufacturing Service Providers

In terms of preparing project quotations, current 3D printing and additive manufacturing (AM) practices revolve around either expensive, time-consuming estimates, or quick and dirty ones. But Belgian software startup Thrinno,…

Surgeon Calls On Materialise Mimics Software to Create 3D Printed Patient-Specific Surgical Guides for a Complex Wrist Osteotomy

Any type of surgery, from the simplest to the more complex, brings potential risks with it; any number of things can go wrong. That’s why Alistair Phillips, a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon…

Software Updates from formnext 2016: 3YOURMIND, MachineWorks, Materialise, Sigma Labs

As we continue to look back to Frankfurt and the incredible amount of news relayed from formnext, it’s easy to see in the rearview mirror that the conference certainly lived up…

Dassault Systèmes Releases SOLIDWORKS 2017, Allows for More Streamlined Innovation

Dassault Systèmes is undeniably a leader in 3D software, and we follow the France-headquartered company continually. The 3DExperience platform makes headlines around the world as the Dassault Systèmes team has…

A Powerful Solution: Avante Technology Releases Version 1.2 of Emendo Automated STL File Repair & Validation SDK

The days of those epic fails in 3D printing—from the desktop to the industrial setting—seem to quickly be coming to a close. And certainly few will be disappointed in realizing…

Learn to Use SketchUp 3D Modeling Software in 17 Easy Steps

If you’ve been learning about 3D printing and admiring so many of the fascinating new innovations that designers of all expertise and age ranges are creating today, 3D modeling may…

SolidProfessor & Workshops for Warriors Help Veterans Get Up to Speed & Back to Work

It would make sense that in a perfect world, soldiers would arrive home from the ravages of battles overseas to be greeted not only with a warm, comforting welcome, but…

Verashape Begins Working on Worldwide Distribution of VSHAPER 3D Printer

You may be as surprised as I am to see Poland emerging as a hotspot not only for 3D printing enthusiasm, but also as a growing hub for 3D printing…

Q2 2016 Results for Dassault Systèmes In Line with Expectations, On the ‘High End’

Whether the energy is good or bad, there’s plenty of it as the big guns of the 3D technology industry continue to roll out second quarter results for 2016. While…

Leopoly Continues Offering Rich 3D Toolsets for Users; Completes Another Investment Round with Rothenberg Ventures

Here at 3DPrint.com, we have the privilege of seeing and reporting on some brilliant innovations created by one-of-a-kind truly talented artists. While learning about all that 3D design and 3D…

YSoft Releases SafeQ 6 Software Platform & YSoft be3D eDee 3D Printer Worldwide, Highlights Document Capture & Automated Workflow

Are you a business owner looking for increased productivity while simultaneously shaving dollars off the bottom line? While this might sound very similar to the benefits we often mention regarding…

How Using 3D LIDAR Technology Can Help Keep Our Beaches Litter-Free

Humans continue to produce garbage and waste at unprecedented rates, and sadly much of it ends up in our oceans which promptly deposit great amounts of it on our beaches….

Cura Type A’s Infill Generator Proves to Enhance 3D Printed Objects

Last month, while my colleagues from the 3DPrint.com team were soaking up the sun at RAPID 2016, back at home we reported on the new methodologies for generating internal structures that were…

Using Materialise Mimics Software to Predict Thyroplasty Success in Trans Women

While a trans person should not be expected or feel pressured to be surgically altered in order to have their gender identity respected, many trans people do elect to have…

Serious About 3D Modeling Software? Take a Look at ImplicitCAD—Powerful, Open Source, & Centered Around 3D Printing

3D printing has certainly emerged as one of the most exciting tools for hobbyists, designers, engineers, and more—and over the past few years, has become such a mainstream technology that…

3D Model Developed to Increase Car Safety Wins the Materialise Mimics Innovation Award

Since 2005, Materialise has held the annual Mimics Innovation Awards competition to support cutting-edge research that uses its medical image processing Materialise Mimics software. The goal is to seek out and…

3D Systems Releases New 2016 Geomagic Updates with New 3D Scan-to-Design Workflow

CAD has played a role in the design industry for literally decades, but when it came time to produce prototypes CAD data was often sent off to experts in fabrication…

Generate Code and 3D Printable Products Using Shapeways’ New Software Upgrade: ShapeJS 2.0

Does the above graphic scare you off? Well, it’s designed to do the opposite! Based on JavaScript, Shapeways’ ShapeJS is a software program targeting makers and designers who want to create 3D printable…