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3D Printing News Briefs, December 31, 2022: AI-Generated Footwear, Anniversary, & More

We’re starting out with AI-generated, 3D printed footwear in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. Then, Lithoz reported its best year ever, and Women in 3D Printing celebrated its eight-year anniversary….

3D Printing News Briefs, December 21, 2022: License Agreement, Bike Stem, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting out with a little business, as Velo3D has hired an Executive Vice President of Operations. Horizon Microtechnologies launched its 3D microfabrication technology…

3D Printing News Briefs, December 17, 2022: PAEK Patents, Private Flying Vehicle, & More

In 3D Printing News Briefs today, Oxford Performance Materials has acquired Ketonex’s PAEK patent portfolio. A 3D scanning app for mobile devices that turns photos into high-fidelity 3D models is…

Stratasys Targets 3D Printing Automation with Riven Purchase and New Post-Processing Tech

Two features crucial to the next phase of additive manufacturing’s (AM) evolution are automation and quality control. Tackling both of these trends from a software and hardware standpoint, Stratasys (NASDAQ:…

Sidus Space’s Hybrid 3D Printed Satellites to Get AI Software

In the New Space industry, a revived generation of space companies is tapping into plenty of unexplored opportunities, private funding, advances in next-generation technology, and a renewed interest in space…

Automatically Weaving the Digital Thread in 3D Printing with Oqton

Digitizing manufacturing technology is easier said than done. However, because 3D printing is already a highly digital process, it may be a prime candidate for guiding the Industry 4.0 trend….

3D Printing News Briefs, September 29, 2022: Crowdfunding a 3D Printed House & More

We’re kicking things off with business in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, as a Dallas construction startup is looking to raise $2 million to 3D print homes. LÖMI joined the…

The Desire Engine: Machine Learning and 3D Printing

Machine learning will impossibly transform our world. I say “impossibly” because we can not foresee the implications and changes that artificial general intelligence will bring to bear on society. The…

3D Printing News Briefs, August 18 2022: Machine Learning, Meatless Meat, & More

We’re taking care of business first in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, as a former GE executive has joined the senior management team of Nano Dimension and Velo3D welcomes StarHagen…

3D Printing News Briefs, July 7, 2022: Software Release, Extended Reality Training, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting with business, as Meltio has appointed its latest service bureau and SelfCAD launched an affiliate program. Moving on, Hyperganic’s AI-based algorithmic design…

Asteroid Hopping Robot Reinforced with 3D Printed Carbon Fiber

A novel robot designed for low gravity could be the key to future asteroid exploration. Dubbed SpaceHopper, this three-legged “hopping” robot is described as a revolutionary mobility platform that will…

1st Inkbit Vista 3D Printer Operational at Saint-Gobain Research North America

Marking the finish line of a marathon lasting the better part of a decade, Medford, MA-based 3D printer startup Inkbit has announced that the first commercial Vista printer to be…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: May 15, 2022

This is a big week in the additive manufacturing industry—RAPID + TCT is here! But that’s not the only event in town; there will also be webinars on topics like…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: May 8th, 2022

We’ve got another busy week of webinars and events in the AM industry ahead of us, with topics covering 3D printed housing, robotics, the supply chain, multimaterial 3D printing, generative…

3D Printing News Briefs, February 27, 2022: Business, Simulation, Research, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting with a little business, before moving on to simulation, software, research, and more. HBD Metal 3D Printer closed a $60 million round…

3DPOD Episode 94: 3D Printing Generative Design with Hyperganic CEO Lin Kayser

Hyperganic is a stealthy startup that wants to replace how things are currently designed and made. The company aims to disrupt CAD with a very different design paradigm using artificial…

Fraunhofer ILT to Develop Intelligent 3D Printed Sensors for Railway Systems

This past summer, the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation (IPA) announced the success of an 18-month project that used ARBURG’s Freeformer 3D printer to produce an inductive proximity…

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3D Systems Acquires Oqton to Drive 3D Printing for Production

In the AM industry’s second acquisition of the day, 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) now has an agreement to acquire software startup Oqton, a global SaaS company founded by manufacturing and artificial intelligence…

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Hyundai to Drive Electric Vehicle Manufacturing with 3D Printing

As nations attempt to address climate change concerns with increased production of electric vehicles (EVs), manufacturers are exploring opportunities to advance their operations overall by deploying new fabrication technologies. This…

AI to Enhance Rider Experience and Accessibility for 3D Printed Olli Shuttle

Local Motors continues to revamp its Olli 2.0 shuttle, which features a chassis made from 80 percent 3D printed parts. After receiving a $15 million infusion in fall 2020, the…

Intellegens Upgrades 3D Printing Deep Learning Software

As the first market research firm to publish a report on the rapidly evolving trend of automation in 3D printing, SmarTech Analysis noted how crucial new technologies like machine learning,…

Parkway VC Launches $60M Fund Targeting Simulation and AI Startups

Emerging New York investment firm Parkway Venture Capital is raising up to $60 million for its second fund aimed at startups pioneering artificial intelligence (AI) and simulation developments to drive…

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Twikit’s Laddy Mass Customizes Lattices with Predictable Mechanical Properties for 3D Printing

Mass customization software firm Twikit has a number of products that mass customize anything from jewelry to orthotics, car parts and sports gear. Now, it’s broadened the application area of…

MIT: Speaking with Spiders Could Improve 3D Printers and Materials

A group of MIT scientists reported that they could transform spider’s silk threads into musical instruments. The long-standing experiment involves an innovative method that uses data sonification to convert 3D…