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3D Printing News Briefs: May 18, 2018

3D Printing News Briefs: May 18, 2018

We’re starting with some exciting news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, then moving right along into business, events, and research. In Melbourne this week, Titomic has introduced its new metal 3D printer, said to be the largest and fastest in the world. Nano Dimension and voxeljet have released their financials for Q1 2018, a […]

We’re starting with some exciting news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, then moving right along into business, events, and research. In Melbourne this week, Titomic has introduced its new metal 3D printer, said to be the largest and fastest in the...
What the Apple 3D Printing Patents Mean for Our Industry

What the Apple 3D Printing Patents Mean for Our Industry

Recently Apple has been granted a patent for a color 3D printing idea whereby the printed object is first made and then colored in afterwards. This idea is a straightforward one; using it one could print an object using FDM for example and then later color it with an inkjet print head. This method would […]

Recently Apple has been granted a patent for a color 3D printing idea whereby the printed object is first made and then colored in afterwards. This idea is a straightforward one; using it one could print an object using FDM for example and then later color it with an...
Stratasys Takes 3D Printing Focus Down to the Voxel, “Speaking the Language” of Each Application

Stratasys Takes 3D Printing Focus Down to the Voxel, “Speaking the Language” of Each Application

Stratasys has long held a leadership position in 3D printing; the company is one of the most established in the industry and has been leading the market in sales. With great power, as we know, comes great responsibility, and Stratasys is well aware of what it means to lead the pack. At the recent formnext […]

Stratasys has long held a leadership position in 3D printing; the company is one of the most established in the industry and has been leading the market in sales. With great power, as we know, comes great responsibility, and Stratasys is well aware of what it means to...
Formlabs Brings a Wider Spectrum to SLA 3D Printing with New Color Kit

Formlabs Brings a Wider Spectrum to SLA 3D Printing with New Color Kit

One of the most fun parts of 3D printing, in my opinion, is how many options there now are for incorporating color into your prints, and there’s huge demand for color. There’s a whole spectrum of different colored filaments out there, and full-color 3D printing technology is starting to come to the desktop through 3D […]

One of the most fun parts of 3D printing, in my opinion, is how many options there now are for incorporating color into your prints, and there’s huge demand for color. There’s a whole spectrum of different colored filaments out there, and full-color 3D...
XYZprinting Learning Its Identity in the 3D Printing Marketplace, Targeting Consumers and Designers

XYZprinting Learning Its Identity in the 3D Printing Marketplace, Targeting Consumers and Designers

Taiwan’s XYZprinting has become a mainstay in desktop 3D printing, often seen in a leadership position drawing from its strong, varied line of desktop 3D printers available at a variety of price points and capabilities. At the recent TCT Show in Birmingham, the company was showing off its latest introduction, the first full-color offering in […]

Taiwan’s XYZprinting has become a mainstay in desktop 3D printing, often seen in a leadership position drawing from its strong, varied line of desktop 3D printers available at a variety of price points and capabilities. At the recent TCT Show in Birmingham, the...
HP to “Double Down” on Commitment to 3D Printing in 2018, Introducing Full Color and Metal Capabilities

HP to “Double Down” on Commitment to 3D Printing in 2018, Introducing Full Color and Metal Capabilities

Today during the company’s annual Securities Analyst Meeting, HP Inc. President and CEO Dion Weisler touched on business updates from 2017 as well as a preview for what to expect from the ambitious global company in 2018. So far as 3D printing is concerned, the previews provided are huge as HP “doubles down” on its […]

Today during the company’s annual Securities Analyst Meeting, HP Inc. President and CEO Dion Weisler touched on business updates from 2017 as well as a preview for what to expect from the ambitious global company in 2018. So far as 3D printing is concerned, the...
The Huge Opportunity For Color In 3D Printing

The Huge Opportunity For Color In 3D Printing

I think there is tremendous opportunity for color in 3D printing. Here’s why. “For digital (2D) printing, the big tipping point was affordable color. I think the same will be true for 3D. Whether that’s best accomplished through production or finishing is a worthy debate, but how many mass produced products do you buy today […]

I think there is tremendous opportunity for color in 3D printing. Here’s why. “For digital (2D) printing, the big tipping point was affordable color. I think the same will be true for 3D. Whether that’s best accomplished through production or finishing is a...
NiXTEK Introduces the NIX… Full Color 3D Printer for as Low as £749 on Kickstarter

NiXTEK Introduces the NIX… Full Color 3D Printer for as Low as £749 on Kickstarter

NiXTEK is on a mission to make the world more colorful – and they’re taking an interesting approach to doing so, through a newly developed 3D printer called the NIX… now on Kickstarter. There have been several approaches to full-color 3D printing introduced in the last couple of years, and the technology almost always draws […]

NiXTEK is on a mission to make the world more colorful – and they’re taking an interesting approach to doing so, through a newly developed 3D printer called the NIX… now on Kickstarter. There have been several approaches to full-color 3D printing...
Safilo and the Stratasys J750 3D Printer: Making Beautiful Eyewear Together

Safilo and the Stratasys J750 3D Printer: Making Beautiful Eyewear Together

Glasses are often more than just an aid for those of us with poor eyesight; they also make a fashion statement. Whether with that opportunity we want to emphasize pure practicality or lead others to believe our lives are a walk on the wild side, there are no shortage of designers and designer options for eyewear. […]

Glasses are often more than just an aid for those of us with poor eyesight; they also make a fashion statement. Whether with that opportunity we want to emphasize pure practicality or lead others to believe our lives are a walk on the wild side, there are no shortage...
WhiteClouds Acquires Sandboxr, Prepping Their 3D Printing Services for the Gaming Industry

WhiteClouds Acquires Sandboxr, Prepping Their 3D Printing Services for the Gaming Industry

Young or old, present or in the past, most of us have a memorable gaming experience that stands out amongst the rest, one that sticks with us in vivid, full color. With the help of 3D printing technology, now, we can both replicate our favorite pastime characters or even create our own tabletop game. But, in […]

Young or old, present or in the past, most of us have a memorable gaming experience that stands out amongst the rest, one that sticks with us in vivid, full color. With the help of 3D printing technology, now, we can both replicate our favorite pastime characters or...
Finally! Medical Students Have Realistic ‘Arm’ to Practice on with 3D Printed IV Injection Trainer

Finally! Medical Students Have Realistic ‘Arm’ to Practice on with 3D Printed IV Injection Trainer

Those studying to become doctors are known to be some of the most devoted—and competitive—students you will ever meet. As they work their way through the rigorous challenges of medical school, there are many firsts, but undoubtedly, learning to insert a needle into another human is one of the most intimidating. While some want to […]

Those studying to become doctors are known to be some of the most devoted—and competitive—students you will ever meet. As they work their way through the rigorous challenges of medical school, there are many firsts, but undoubtedly, learning to insert a needle into...
Multi-Color, Multi-Material Unprecedented Efficiency: Stratasys’ J750 Reinvents 3D Printing

Multi-Color, Multi-Material Unprecedented Efficiency: Stratasys’ J750 Reinvents 3D Printing

“We’re at the beginning of something that’s going to shake up the world.” With these words from Stratasys‘ Chief Business Officer, Joshua Claman, the odyssey finally began. Called with other journalists from across the world to beautiful Fort Collins, Colorado last week, I sat abundantly curious in the OtterBox headquarters, awaiting what was sure to […]

“We’re at the beginning of something that’s going to shake up the world.” With these words from Stratasys‘ Chief Business Officer, Joshua Claman, the odyssey finally began. Called with other journalists from across the world to beautiful...
The ColorPod Converts a RepRap-Style 3D Printer into a Full-Color Powder Bed Printer

The ColorPod Converts a RepRap-Style 3D Printer into a Full-Color Powder Bed Printer

While there have been a few custom builds and hacked together machines, most powder bed 3D printers are generally considered commercial or industrial printers. Cost is probably the largest contributing factor to this considering they often cost the same amount of money as a car. The technology itself is simply hard to fit in a […]

While there have been a few custom builds and hacked together machines, most powder bed 3D printers are generally considered commercial or industrial printers. Cost is probably the largest contributing factor to this considering they often cost the same amount of...
Lunavast Craftehbot 3D Printer Kit: Enjoy Color Layer Printing and $500 off Until Jan. 20

Lunavast Craftehbot 3D Printer Kit: Enjoy Color Layer Printing and $500 off Until Jan. 20

We live in a high-tech world where many of today’s brightest minds are charging forward to use 3D printing to invent everything from interactive apparel to the bioprinting of cellular structures and blood vessels. The technology is indeed transforming the way we create and manufacture–offering a long list of benefits that are causing many to throw […]

We live in a high-tech world where many of today’s brightest minds are charging forward to use 3D printing to invent everything from interactive apparel to the bioprinting of cellular structures and blood vessels. The technology is indeed transforming the way we...
Chile’s Honeycomb Graphics Seeks Patent & Investors for Unique 3D Printing Colorizing Technique

Chile’s Honeycomb Graphics Seeks Patent & Investors for Unique 3D Printing Colorizing Technique

While color in design is a crucial element, it’s not something we follow as much as you would think here in the 3D printing industry. For now. Still somewhat limited for basic 3D printing processes, there lingers a tendency just to be impressed with all that we can make by depositing one layer of filament […]

While color in design is a crucial element, it’s not something we follow as much as you would think here in the 3D printing industry. For now. Still somewhat limited for basic 3D printing processes, there lingers a tendency just to be impressed with all that we can...
Amazingly Realistic Color InkJet 3D Printing Method Created Using Sophisticated Algorithms

Amazingly Realistic Color InkJet 3D Printing Method Created Using Sophisticated Algorithms

When it comes to 3D printing, besides speed, color is the next biggest impediment to widespread use among many areas of manufacturing and prototyping. Although there has been rapid advancements made within the area of colorizing 3D prints using a variety of new techniques, there is still a general lack of consistent methods of doing […]

When it comes to 3D printing, besides speed, color is the next biggest impediment to widespread use among many areas of manufacturing and prototyping. Although there has been rapid advancements made within the area of colorizing 3D prints using a variety of new...
HoneyComb Graphics Invents Incredible New 3D Printing Colorization Techniques

HoneyComb Graphics Invents Incredible New 3D Printing Colorization Techniques

As 3D printing technologies progress and new paradigm shifts within the technology take place, we are bound to see fabrication broken down into increasingly tiny building blocks of sorts. Last month, we covered a presentation that HP’s Scott Schiller gave at 3D Print Week in New York, where he revealed that HP’s new Multi Jet Fusion […]

As 3D printing technologies progress and new paradigm shifts within the technology take place, we are bound to see fabrication broken down into increasingly tiny building blocks of sorts. Last month, we covered a presentation that HP’s Scott Schiller gave at 3D...
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