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Wikifactory Promoting Open Source Fabrication Projects for the First World Engineering Day

Global 3D Printing Day is celebrated on the 3rd of December, while International Women in Engineering Day was launched three years ago on June 23rd. But earlier this week, the…

Youbionic: My Drone has the Hands and I Send it to do the Shopping

“My Drone has the Hands and I send it to do the shopping” was the title of the email that Youbionic‘s Federico Ciccarese sent me. Sometimes you can’t beat a subject line. I’ve…

Bridgeport Research Duo Create and Analyze 3D Printed Frame for Quadrotor Drone

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), also known as drones, are agile and resilient enough to be piloted, and monitored, from remote distances. With four flying dimensions and six degrees of freedom…

University of Warwick Students Create UAV to Aid in Mountain Rescue Efforts

There is a lot of conversation about the replacement of workers by automated robots and what that means for the future of the workforce from the perspective of both the…

It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s…a 3D Printer That Flies

Additive manufacturing companies put in a lot of time, effort, and money to develop innovative 3D printers that are capable of large-scale and full-color printing, 3D printing with materials like metal,…

Disaster Inspires Japanese Designers: Generative Design & 3D Printing Create Relief Effort X VEIN Drone

The benefits of drones in efforts at disaster relief are well documented. The democratic nature of 3D printing and the growing numbers of people who have been educated, either self…

Adorable Japanese Camera Drone with 3D Printed Parts Will Save Astronauts Time on the International Space Station

There are 3D printed drones that can fly up into the air from underwater, 3D printed heat-resistant drones that could potentially withstand the punishing conditions inside a volcano, and NASA has even…

KU Leuven Researchers Use 3D Printing to Develop Hybrid CargoCopter Drones

The Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, or University of Leuven (KU Leuven), is located in Leuven, Belgium; if this sounds familiar, it’s because Materialise is also located in the city of Leuven, about 16 miles outside…

Thanks to Local 3D Printing, Traveler’s Photography Drone Back in the Air While Abroad

The Indian government’s flagship Start-Up India initiative, which was launched last January, aims to build a strong ecosystem to nurture and empower innovation and startups across India. The 3DEXPERIENCE platform…

Augmented Reality Smart Glasses: Epson Announces Availability of Moverio BT-300 Developer & Drone Editions

The world of eyeglasses is certainly one where we’ve all seen progress by leaps and bounds in the past decades, whether we have the need to wear them ourselves or…

Drones Assist in Creating 3D Models of Homes

In the 16th century in the Netherlands, better off members of the newly emerging merchant class often had perfect wooden replicas of their homes made. These miniature houses weren’t created…

Flirtey and 7-Eleven Complete a Successful Month of Drone Deliveries to US Customers’ Homes

Last night, I decided I wanted sushi for dinner, and my husband readily agreed. He was not home at the time, so the task of picking up our dinner fell…

SlidX Announces New Surveillance and Security Drone, the Black Manta Air

Tech startup SlidX, based out of Montreal, has only been on the scene since 2015, but it’s been a pretty busy year! Just a few months ago, we told you…

Mouser Electronics Announces Project First Responders Drone Project with Easy Aerial

Mouser Electronics Inc. is partnering with Easy Aerial Inc. for their final project of 2016. Project First Responders, the newest series in Mouser’s Empowering Innovation Together program, features a cloud-based…

Piccolissimo: University of Pennsylvania Uses 3D Printing to Create Smallest Self-Flying Vehicle

ModLab, the modular robotics laboratory at the University of Pennsylvania, recently revealed the world’s smallest self-flying vehicle called Piccolissimo which relies on 3D printed custom frames for extra speed and…

Researchers Crash a Drone to Prove a Point: Don’t Underestimate 3D Printer Security Threats

Is nothing safe anymore? One could argue that nothing ever has been, really, but it’s a disturbing reality that in today’s technological world, in which almost everything is linked in…

Saving the Whales with Drones: Ipswich High School Students Assist in Marine Research

Every year, tens of thousands of whales are killed as a direct or indirect result of humans. Whales are injured or killed by ships, tangled in fishing nets, and purposefully killed…

3D Printed Exo360 VR Aerial Drone Prototype Lands at CE Week NYC

Trying to capture live events, especially with fast moving subjects, is often an exercise in futility. It’s impossible to get everything. And even with a small crew, you’ve only got…

3D Printed Prototypes Helped the Hexo+ Drone Take Action Sports to New Heights

There was so much to see at CE Week NY, that it was hard to take it all in. From multi-functional alarm clocks to tortilla toasters, there was a plethora…

Buzz Technology 3D Prints Modular “Drone-In-A-Phone” Prototype

Modular approaches are going to be key in the next generation of consumer electronics and mobile products. Many have tried and faltered in creating the next generation of modular smartphones, even 3D Systems and Google were not able to effectively manufacture the Project Ara concept. Now young British startup Buzz Technologies is taking a stab at it with two 3D printed prototypes: DRONE-IN-A-PHONE and CAM-ON-A-CABLE.

Kickstarter: Completely 3D Printed FreeBird One Drone Offers Commercial Quality, Stands Up to Weather & Bumps Along the Way

While most of you are aware by now that 3D printing is allowing for huge strides in manufacturing, impacting numerous and important sectors substantially—with standouts like bioprinted complex structures and space…

3D Printed Drone Delivers: Flirtey Makes History in Nevada

If you’ve ever ordered anything online or via catalog, you’ve probably experienced, at least once, the frustration of waiting for that package to arrive. Particularly if it’s a package you need…

3D Printing Drones Heralding New Age of Disaster Housing

When an area has been impacted by a natural disaster, after the initial rescue and emergency medical care have been addressed, the next step in any effort is to figure…

A 3D Printed V-Tail Quadcopter with Functionality and Flair

With 24 days still to go, maker and multi-rotor copter fanatic Ken Konrad has already earned nearly 50% of the funding he requested for the creation of his 525 V-Tail…