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Microsoft Documentary Series Chronicles Young Engineer’s Work Toward Affordable 3D Printed Robotic Prosthetics

3D printing technology can do many things, but one of the best, in my opinion, is inspiring people to make the world a better place. We first heard about young…

Naval Research Shows 3D Printing Makes JPADS More Accurate and Cost-Effective

The United States Army, Air Force, and Marines have been using aerial delivery systems (ADS) since WWII, so obviously 3D printed drones have major applications in the military – they’re…

3D Printed Game Boy is a Hit at Maker Faire New York

You never know what you’re going to see at Maker Faire. I’ve attended Maker Faire New York every year since Make Faire came to New York, and it’s been wildly different…

An Invaluable Resource for All: 3D Hubs Releases Definitive Guide to 3D Printing

It’s no secret that I’m a big fan of 3D Hubs and all of their reports. Always well thought out and entertaining, I mainly look forward to seeing their data…

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…

SolidProfessor & ATE Partner to Bring Online & Classroom 3D Software & Printing Education to Southeast Asia  

While other cities, countries, and companies may be spending an inordinate amount of time conceptualizing and talking about how they are going to harness the benefits of 3D printing, we’ve…

i.materialise Announces New Plugin for Blender 3D Modeling Software

If you are into 3D modeling, it’s possible that you have experimented with more than one modeling program. In order to make your software selection process easier, last summer i.materialise went…

The Four Most Promising 3D Printing Investment Opportunities for 2016

With last year’s stock implosion of 3D printing giants 3D Systems and Stratasys and their rapidly dwindling good will on the stock market, you would think that the 3D printing…

Autodesk Within Medical: New Software Offering Innovative 3D Printed Implants to 600 Patients

3D printing is becoming progressively rooted in the medical industry, offering a long list of opportunities not only for innovation but allowing medical professionals to seek their true goals: improving…

i.materialise Lists Top 25 Most Popular 3D Modeling Software Programs in Use Today, Blender at #1

Why do we choose a particular software for anything? Normally, because we want to be wowed with features that will make our lives easier and impress the world with how…

Thingiverse Catch The Wind Challenge Inspires 3D Printed DaVinci Flying Machine

There’s a first time for everything and for Croatian Thingiverse contributor Matija Sedak, that first time was the contribution of a DaVinci-inspired 3D printed flying machine. There’s nothing like standing…

‘Tactum’ By MadLabs — Create 3D Printable Designs Using The Human Body As The Interface

Madeline Gannon is a researcher, designer, and educator at Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Architecture where she’s completing work as a PhD candidate in Computational Design. She’s also the principal…

Meshmixer 2.8 Merges with the Autodesk 123D Family

If you know anything at all about designing in three dimensions on a computer in the past few decades, then you’ve probably heard of AutoCAD. For the uninitiated, CAD is…

Abstract Painting Meets 3D Design and Printing To Recreate Kandinsky Masterpiece “Composition VIII”

At the age of 30, Moscow native Wassily Kandinsky had a comfortable career teaching law and economics, and he gave it all up to enroll in art school in Munich….

Autodesk Gives Away $25m in Free 3D Modeling Software to Students in Australia & New Zealand

Students at secondary schools and colleges in Australia and New Zealand will now be able to freely use Autodesk’s suite of software in classrooms. The development comes as part of…