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IAAC Demonstrates On Site Robotics 3D Printing Construction Method in Barcelona

In May, experts from the construction industry met in Barcelona at the 20th annual Barcelona Building Construmat, a conference that promotes innovation in construction. The Institute for Advanced Architecture of…

Marines 3D Print Nibbler Drone to Offer Surveillance & Carry Supplies

The Marines have certainly been gaining steam as a force in 3D printing—of the useful sort. We’ve followed their progress, with multiple forays into the technology, even to include the use…

CyBe Construction Announces That 3D Printing is Complete for Dubai’s R&Drone Laboratory

It’s hard to believe that it’s been a year since Dubai opened the doors of the first 3D printed office building. The United Arab Emirates city state recognizes the necessity for…

Top Ten Ways 3D Printing Will Kill You and Your Loved Ones

Many people somehow see 3D printing as some benign force. The technophile’s latest solution to the world’s ills is a small box that spits out plastic. It too, as the…

Virtual Drones Zoom Around 3D Printed Dronopod in Downtown Knoxville

Imagine your hometown in the future -what does it look like? You may picture a high-tech makeover a la The Jetsons or Futurama, or maybe you’re just imagining a few…

3D Printing in the Military

3D printing has many military applications. Militaries around the world have been working on developing 3D printing technologies, using 3D printing for prototypes, developing their own fablabs and using the…

3D Printed Lenses May Be Barely Visible, But Can Mimic the Vision of an Eagle

Seeing something out of the corner of one’s eye can be frustrating, especially if what you’re seeing is fleeting. That’s because the human eye is designed to focus on one…

University of Alabama Students Wrestle with How to Take Down Drones

The primary concern that most people have with drones is how to get them up in the air and keep them there. Not so with Northrop Grumman Corp (NGC); they…

A 20th Century Bullring Reimagined as a 21st Century Drone Station

Bullfights arouse strong feelings on both sides. Their aficionados see them as a place of near reverence, where animal and man engage in an athletic dance summoning the shadows of…

3D Printing: The Stories We Missed This Week — January 14, 2017

On this week’s edition of “The Stories We Missed This Week,” we’ve got a wide range of news spanning from drone swarms to 3D printing WordPress plugins. First off, Italian…

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…

ODSUAS: Army Researchers Create 3D Printed On-Demand Small Unmanned Aircraft System

The Army is no stranger to 3D printing, and so far we’ve seen this demonstrated in concepts for body armor, MREs, and using the technology for fabricating replacement parts. Now,…

Drone Delivery from Amazon to Your Door

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s an Amazon drone delivering a package of popcorn!! Three years ago, the Chief Executive of Amazon announced the company’s interest in using drones…

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…

3D Print Maps from Drone Data with WhiteClouds’ 3DYourMAP, Available from DroneDeploy’s New Drone App Store

Drones are everywhere these days, saving lives, delivering pizzas, capturing incredible images, and more. According to a recent PricewaterhouseCoopers report, the global commercial market for commercial drone applications is likely…

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…

PowerEye Pro Cinematography Drone Available for Pre-Order Now, Available in Thermal Model Also

While drones today can be used for everything from disaster control to pizza deliveries—not to mention military and other clandestine endeavors—another aspect that can’t be taken too lightly is what…

Dubai Awards Contract for Construction of World’s First 3D Printed Laboratory to Convrgnt Value Engineering

Just when I think Dubai can’t surprise me anymore, the United Arab Emirates city goes and proves me wrong yet again. We cover 3D printing news from all over the…

Think Local Motors’ 3D Printed Strati Couldn’t Get Any Cooler? Winner of Essence of Autonomy Challenge Proves Otherwise

The future of transportation is a big topic around here, as 3D printing, robotics, and virtual reality all play a big part in the vehicles that will eventually be taking…

World’s First Autonomous Drone Pizza Delivery Takes Place in New Zealand

New Zealand has a lot going for it. The most obvious perk is that it’s gorgeous – I mean, come on, it’s Middle Earth. From what I’ve heard, the weather…

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon Lists 3D Printing Among Potential Global Threats

It’s the classic super-technology dilemma. What happens when 3D printing falls into the wrong hands? In a speech given to the UN Security Council on Tuesday, Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon voiced his…

Russian Institutions Team Up to Produce Drone with 3D Printed Engine

Russia has been very interested in drone technology lately. Last month, the Russian United Instrument Manufacturing Corporation (UIMC) presented the first-ever 3D printed drone to be manufactured in the country, unveiling it…

Instructables’ and Shapeways’ New Drone Contest is Giving Away iPads, GoPros and Bionic Birds. Oh My.

Online educational maker project repository Instructables is teaming up with 3D printing service provider Shapeways for yet another design contest. This time around Instructables users are being asked to create…

You’re Never Too Young for 3D Printing: Kids-Tech Launches Technology Classes for Children as Young as Three

It’s never too early to start teaching children about technology. That’s the attitude of many educators, as well as companies in the industries of 3D printing and other emerging technologies….