customization

Knockout Concepts Packs a Punch in 3D Scanning Software

About a month ago, I was in Columbus, Ohio to see 3D technologies come together in a community-driven project that showcased local brewmasters in the Tap Takeover event spearheaded by Knockout…

Voodoo Manufacturing Announces the Launch of New Print API and Partner Program

It’s only been a month since Brooklyn-based startup Voodoo Manufacturing, one of the biggest high-volume 3D printing factories in the state of New York, announced that it had received $1.4…

trinckle 3D and Kuhn-Stoff Form a Gripping 3D Printing Partnership

The first online 3D printing service provider in Germany, trinckle 3D, got its start in 2013, and soon after, really ingratiated itself with users by offering a free error detection…

3D Printing a Path to Sartorial Perfection: Tailors Mark Uses 3D Technology for Better Fit

Even for people who are reasonably satisfied with their own bodies, clothes shopping can leave you with the impression that you are a malformed freak of nature. For those who…

Customization is Key — A Few Questions For: Leopoly

One of the aspects of 3D technologies that often appeals to new adopters is its ease of customization; 3D design templates allow for incredible freedom in creating one-off or low-volume…

Why W23DP Is The Critical Next Step In 3D Printing

A few weeks ago I was invited to attend a private event for 3D printing industry analysts and press. Our hosts put on an amazing show. It was also a…

You Can Integrate 3D Printing into Every Company Department

As 3D printing grows, more businesses have expressed an interest in integrating the technology into their operations. But, if you don’t directly work in a business environment that needs to…

3D Design Platform Kwambio Re-Launches with New Designers and a New Creative Director

Lots of 3D printing platform/marketplaces pop up on a regular basis, but few cause the kind of buzz that Kwambio did when it officially launched last year. Like other marketplaces, customers…

Trove Offers 3D Printed Jewelry That’s Perfect Just for You

The way that human beings decorate their bodies has long been a significant component of both individual expression and social identity. People have found a myriad of ways to express ideas, stature,…

3D Systems to Host Webinar on Customized Prosthetics November 17th

On November 2nd, 2013, 23-year-old Nova Scotia resident Natasha Hope-Simpson was leaving a pub when she was struck by a car. The driver fled the scene, leaving Hope-Simpson with a badly…

Shapeways’ New CustomMaker Feature a Possible Game Changer for Shop Owners

Customization is central to unlocking the promise of 3D printing technology, and now Shapeways says they’re rolling out an “incredibly powerful tool to make products more personal and meaningful to…

The Daihatsu Copen Roadster is a Modular Car Featuring 3D Printed Custom Parts

3D printing has lead to the customization of products within all sorts of markets. We’ve seen custom clothing, custom prosthetic hands and arms, and even custom jewelry come about due…

Use Your 3D Printer for Easy Customized Iron-On Artwork Projects

It’s right that there’s no end to what you can do with a high-quality 3D printer, and we cover many of these stories here. But have you ever considered using…

Tenvas Introduces Online Customization Tool for 3D Printed Watches Via Indiegogo Campaign

My, how time flies. The first article I wrote for 3DPrint.com was about Tenvas’ 3D printed watches, and at the time, I was just beginning to learn everything that can…

‘Scope for Design’ Offers Individualized 3D Printed Smartphone Cases–more than 10,000 configurations possible

One of the most fun and easy items available for 3D printing today is the smartphone case. While it seems a simple enough item, these days your phone case can say…

Custom Flexy-Form Insoles Are 3D Printable & Utilize Thermoforming for a Perfect Fit

One of the areas in which we have begun to really see 3D printing start to infiltrate is that of custom footwear. Whether it be custom shoes, sneakers, shoe accessories, insoles,…

Fonon DMLS AM Systems Are Designed to Precisely Fit Each Customer’s Requirements

A fiber laser is a system that uses an optical fiber doped with rare earth elements such as dysprosium, praseodymium, erbium, ytterbium, neodymium, dysprosium, praseodymium, and thulium. Fonon Corporation says their…

#ToyLikeMe Campaign Drives the Creation of Dolls with Disabilities Line of Makies Dolls

Almost a year ago, I wrote a story for 3Dprint.com about The Makies a line of 3D printed, personalizable dolls. The dolls, which were first introduced in 2012, captured the…

‘Custom Control Concepts’ Will Jazz Up Your Custom VIP Aircraft With 3D Printing

In Seattle, WA, Custom Control Concepts practices their specialty of designing and building in-flight entertainment and cabin management systems. They’ve been at the trade for more than a decade, and…

Light Soles, Made with 3D Printing & Light Curing Technology, Offer Runners & Cyclists Relief

3D printing is truly a boon to the discerning consumer in an industry like that of footwear, where there are only so many styles and manufacturers of shoes—but every foot is…

Kiwatch & Sculpteo are Creating Custom Costumes for Security Cameras via 3D Printing

Leaving aside for a moment arguments regarding the ethical implications of being part of a surveillance society, Kiwatch is helping cameras to blend into their backgrounds by making a wide variety…

This Pebble Watch is a Clear Example of Why 3D Printing Will Revolutionize Our Economy

When we decided to launch 3DPrint.com just over 13 months ago, we looked at it as a hobby, but the pace at which things have progressed, both for us and…

Designer Kostas Metaxas is Offering an Upscale 3D Printed Pen on Kickstarter

Kostas Metaxas is a designer, magazine editor and publisher, and a filmmaker and producer who covers fashion, design, gastronomy, and the arts. Metaxas has also designed Zylia Code, a line…

Made to Take a Hit — 3D Printed Glucose Monitor Case from Stratasys and R&D Technologies

Ten-year-olds have a tendency to treat expensive objects just like they treat cheap toys; with a complete lack of respect for their ability to take a hit and keep working….