Blockchain

3D Printed NFT Art: Is It Worth the Ecological Impact?

Every day we are continually reminded: non fungible tokens (NFTs) are here. One day, it’s the person from the “Disaster Girl meme” minting a JPG of the image she appeared…

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup: April 25, 2021

While there are still plenty of webinars to attend this week, we’ve also got some virtual events and training opportunities, including nTop Week, TÜV SÜD virtual training, the NAMIC Virtual…

US Air Force Funds Shipping Container 3D Printing Facilities Secured by Blockchain

Blockchain innovator SImple Blockchain Applications (SIMBA) has been awarded a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I grant by the U.S. Air Force Rapid Sustainment Office (AFRSO) to develop next-generation…

VeriTX to Use Blockchain to Transform Aerospace 3D Printing Supply Chain

VeriTX, a B2B marketplace for Industry 4.0, has recently announced that it will leverage blockchain technology from Boston-based Algorand to develop a digital supply chain for aircraft parts. Algorand’s blockchain…

Digilab: On the State of Bioprinting Today

In a recent interview with Digilab‘s CEO Sidney Braginsky, Senior Applications Manager Igor Zlatkin, and John Moore, President and COO, 3DPrint.com got a glimpse of the focus, future, and advances…

3D Printing News Briefs: January 26, 2019

We’re starting with business first in this edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, and then moving on to design software and 3D printing materials. Mimaki USA is getting ready for…

The Value of Blockchain for Securing 3D Printed Intellectual Property

Plagiarism is always a concern in the 3D printing world. For makers, this is an annoyance, albeit a sizable one. But when it comes to things like medical devices and…

Researchers Investigating the Use of Blockchain to Increase Efficiency in the 3D Printing Industry

Blockchain, the underlying technology of decentralized cryptocurrency Bitcoin, makes it possible for all members of a network to process transactions in a decentralized, transparent manner that is free from tampering. The technology…

GE Files Patent Application for Use of Blockchain with 3D Printing

Recently, there has been increasing connection between 3D printing and blockchain technology, in which a series of records are linked using cryptography. It’s a secure method of storing and transferring…

3D Printing News Briefs: June 29, 2018

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs (the last one this month, how is the summer going by so quickly?!), a few companies are announcing special honors and recognitions, and then…

Anti-Copying Technology for 3D Printing: A Survey

Co-author John Hornick has written and spoken extensively about the unique ability of 3D printing to democratize manufacturing and about how 3D printing could render the concept of “genuine products”…

LINK3D Integrates Blockchain Technology and Industrial 3D Printing For the First Time

We’ve been seeing increased interest in incorporating Blockchain technology into the 3D printing world over the last couple of years, from being used in a military testing capacity to storing…

Italian Startup Integrating 3D Printing and Blockchain Technologies to Bring Digital Manufacturing to a New Level

We all know that 3D printing technology has been growing in leaps and bounds, but another type of rapidly growing technology is Blockchain. This is the underlying technology of Bitcoin,…

Cappasity Announces Development of ARToken-Powered Blockchain Ecosystem for Quick and Easy AR/VR/3D Content Creation

Cappasity, founded in 2013, is on a mission: to make 3D digitizing as simple as photography. The startup is known for its in-store browsing experience, with interactive 3D images, to…

3D Printing News Briefs: June 27, 2017

In 3D Printing News Briefs today, we’ve got stories on 3D software, a new 3D printer, and a little business, while the technology also takes us to the sea, the…

Companies and Even Countries Join Forces in a Busy Week for 3D Printing Industry Partnerships

While it may seem as though everyone in the 3D printing industry is trying to outdo each other, the fact is that without companies working together, the industry wouldn’t be…

Cubichain Stores Data of 3D Printed Aircraft Parts in Blockchain

Cubichain Technologies and CalRAM have announced the deployment of a decentralized and immutable blockchain network to facilitate the transfer and storage of data necessary to distribute 3D printed titanium aircraft…