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Dassault Systèmes and the Importance of Relationships and Integration in 3D Printing

Dassault Systèmes and the Importance of Relationships and Integration in 3D Printing

In Waltham, Massachusetts, Dassault Systèmes‘ North American headquarters houses a 3DEXPERIENCE Lab filled with an integrated ecosystem of advanced technologies. The 3,100-square-foot fablab was announced this year at SOLIDWORKS World and officially opened on May 30th; this week I was in Boston to see the facility and talk to the team behind the popular SOLIDWORKS software […]

In Waltham, Massachusetts, Dassault Systèmes‘ North American headquarters houses a 3DEXPERIENCE Lab filled with an integrated ecosystem of advanced technologies. The 3,100-square-foot fablab was announced this year at SOLIDWORKS World and officially opened on...
Full STEAM Ahead in Russia as FabLab Polytech Scientists Create 3D Printing DFKits for Schoolchildren

Full STEAM Ahead in Russia as FabLab Polytech Scientists Create 3D Printing DFKits for Schoolchildren

3D printing is a technology most adults are mesmerized and awed by. Many children today, though, already take it for granted as an accepted process for creating things. Both its simplicity and potential for innovation seem to make obvious sense for students of all ages who intuitively take to 3D design and printing. We see […]

3D printing is a technology most adults are mesmerized and awed by. Many children today, though, already take it for granted as an accepted process for creating things. Both its simplicity and potential for innovation seem to make obvious sense for students of all...
Royal Rulers of Jordan Are Invested in 3D Printing and Modern Technologies

Royal Rulers of Jordan Are Invested in 3D Printing and Modern Technologies

Most of the time, when we’re discussing a country’s 3D printing plan that’s completely endorsed and supported by the ruler of the country, we’re talking about the UAE city-state of Dubai and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai. He introduced the multi-tiered Dubai 3D Printing Strategy […]

Most of the time, when we’re discussing a country’s 3D printing plan that’s completely endorsed and supported by the ruler of the country, we’re talking about the UAE city-state of Dubai and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum,...
3D Printing in the Military

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 technology in aircraft and other military vehicles. Many millions have been invested in 3D printing technologies and getting them ready for production in the field. […]

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 technology in aircraft and other military vehicles. Many...
German RepRap Reseller 3DZ Provides Italian Footwear Polytechnic School with X400 PRO V3 3D Printer

German RepRap Reseller 3DZ Provides Italian Footwear Polytechnic School with X400 PRO V3 3D Printer

The German RepRap industrial-grade X400 3D printer has been used to develop all sorts of products, from a helicopter windshield wiper system to spare parts for lifting platforms, and even breast prostheses. The printer’s next iteration, the X400 PRO V3, was introduced in 2015, and offered a greater flexibility in printing filaments and dual extruders. Recently, German […]

The German RepRap industrial-grade X400 3D printer has been used to develop all sorts of products, from a helicopter windshield wiper system to spare parts for lifting platforms, and even breast prostheses. The printer’s next iteration, the X400 PRO V3, was...
A 20th Century Bullring Reimagined as a 21st Century Drone Station

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 mankind’s struggles for both dominance over and stewardship of his natural counterparts. Opponents of the sport decry its violence and bloodshed, the unnecessary cruelty of […]

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 mankind’s struggles for both dominance over and stewardship of his natural...
Team of Surgeons and Engineers Create FabLab, Accelerate Development of 3D Printing Technology in Madrid Hospital

Team of Surgeons and Engineers Create FabLab, Accelerate Development of 3D Printing Technology in Madrid Hospital

The Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón in Madrid is known for being an excellent teaching and research hospital in addition to the great care it provides its patients. It’s also a technologically advanced facility, and that’s thanks in part to a group of surgeons and engineers who have spearheaded the integration of 3D technology into the […]

The Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón in Madrid is known for being an excellent teaching and research hospital in addition to the great care it provides its patients. It’s also a technologically advanced facility, and that’s thanks in part to...
EngiMake's Fully Customizable, 3D Printable QuadBot Hits Kickstarter

EngiMake's Fully Customizable, 3D Printable QuadBot Hits Kickstarter

C-3PO, WALL-E, Robbie, Bishop, the T-800…there are so many robots out there, and everyone has their favorite. Personally, I’m a big fan of R2-D2. But he may have just been dethroned, in favor of the QuadBot. The 3D printable walking robotics platform from EngiMake is an educational, animal-inspired robot. The company just launched a Kickstarter campaign […]

C-3PO, WALL-E, Robbie, Bishop, the T-800…there are so many robots out there, and everyone has their favorite. Personally, I’m a big fan of R2-D2. But he may have just been dethroned, in favor of the QuadBot. The 3D printable walking robotics platform from...
Active Duty Navy Service Members Launch GoFundMe Campaign to 3D Print Items for Veterans

Active Duty Navy Service Members Launch GoFundMe Campaign to 3D Print Items for Veterans

Four active duty Navy service members want to make a difference with 3D printing, and they need your help to take it even further. They work to train sailors on 3D printing and other new technologies (we’ve certainly seen 3D printing in use in the military before), but they are also creating 3D printed military memorabilia […]

Four active duty Navy service members want to make a difference with 3D printing, and they need your help to take it even further. They work to train sailors on 3D printing and other new technologies (we’ve certainly seen 3D printing in use in the military...
Autodesk Announces More Free 3D Design Software for Fab Labs

Autodesk Announces More Free 3D Design Software for Fab Labs

Fab Labs are one of the more wonderful things to have arisen in the early part of the 21st century. Fully equipped spaces where makers, tinkerers and inventors can come explore, collaborate and experiment with technology, whether it be for the sake of creating a new business or product or for the sake of learning a […]

Fab Labs are one of the more wonderful things to have arisen in the early part of the 21st century. Fully equipped spaces where makers, tinkerers and inventors can come explore, collaborate and experiment with technology, whether it be for the sake of creating a new...
Home Furnishings Go Open Source with FABrics Easy to Make Chairs

Home Furnishings Go Open Source with FABrics Easy to Make Chairs

When something is open source, that means that all of the resources that the creators used are available for anyone else to use, either for their own projects or to customize and improve upon the work that was already done. While the concept of something being open source has traditionally been applied to software, it […]

When something is open source, that means that all of the resources that the creators used are available for anyone else to use, either for their own projects or to customize and improve upon the work that was already done. While the concept of something being open...
Gilles Azzaro's Latest 3D Printed Sound Sculpture Honors FabLabs Everywhere

Gilles Azzaro's Latest 3D Printed Sound Sculpture Honors FabLabs Everywhere

With some artists, you have to look hard to find the real meaning in their work. Gilles Azzaro is not one of those artists. The French voice sculptor, who creates amazing works of art by 3D printing sound waves, makes it clear what inspires him, honoring the things he finds important through his sculptural tributes. He […]

With some artists, you have to look hard to find the real meaning in their work. Gilles Azzaro is not one of those artists. The French voice sculptor, who creates amazing works of art by 3D printing sound waves, makes it clear what inspires him, honoring the things he...
Refugee Open Ware Wants MakerSpaces and 3D Printing to Help the Syrian Refugee Crisis

Refugee Open Ware Wants MakerSpaces and 3D Printing to Help the Syrian Refugee Crisis

Regardless of the political rhetoric and bickering over how to respond to it, there is an undeniable crisis in Syria that only seems to be getting worse. As the civil war continues, and with Russian bombs dropping, hundreds of thousands of innocent civilians continue to pour out of a nation torn apart by civil war […]

Regardless of the political rhetoric and bickering over how to respond to it, there is an undeniable crisis in Syria that only seems to be getting worse. As the civil war continues, and with Russian bombs dropping, hundreds of thousands of innocent civilians continue...
Jurassic Park 3D Printed Chess Set Pits T-Rex Against Stegosaurus

Jurassic Park 3D Printed Chess Set Pits T-Rex Against Stegosaurus

The popularization of 3D printing has led to the development of a vast number of chess sets with all sorts of figures from the abstract to the adorable. Recently, Guilhem Cano contributed to the world’s population of chess pieces with the creation of a Jurassic Park set. Interested in keeping the pieces as true to the movies […]

The popularization of 3D printing has led to the development of a vast number of chess sets with all sorts of figures from the abstract to the adorable. Recently, Guilhem Cano contributed to the world’s population of chess pieces with the creation of a Jurassic...
Sharebot NG 3D Printers Now in 32 MediaWorld Stores, Weekend Kickoff with Demos & Displays

Sharebot NG 3D Printers Now in 32 MediaWorld Stores, Weekend Kickoff with Demos & Displays

3D printing isn’t just thriving in Italy–the marketplace is on fire, with Sharebot gaining in momentum continually. As they continue to work with Esprinet, the partnership looks to be quite positive, profitable, and beneficial to potential users in Italy who will have the option of purchasing the Sharebot NG 3D Printer at MediaWorld stores in […]

3D printing isn’t just thriving in Italy–the marketplace is on fire, with Sharebot gaining in momentum continually. As they continue to work with Esprinet, the partnership looks to be quite positive, profitable, and beneficial to potential users in Italy who...
FabLab San Diego & XYZprinting to Offer Historical 3D Printing Workshop with 1:1 Student-to-Printer Ratio

FabLab San Diego & XYZprinting to Offer Historical 3D Printing Workshop with 1:1 Student-to-Printer Ratio

While it’s exciting to read about all the innovations and designs being sprung forth into the 3D printing world by so many new and creative makers, perhaps you have some concepts as well as preliminary designs that you would like to see in tangible, prototype form. Like many aspiring makers, you may be holding back for […]

While it’s exciting to read about all the innovations and designs being sprung forth into the 3D printing world by so many new and creative makers, perhaps you have some concepts as well as preliminary designs that you would like to see in tangible, prototype form....
3D Printing: The Stories We Didn't Cover This Week -- March 14, 2015

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn't Cover This Week -- March 14, 2015

This week brings us some exciting news in 3D software, hardware, materials, designs, and printed objects. We have a printed melodica, an improved quadcopter design, a printed classic zoetrope animation device, new state of the art cycling pulleys, a fab lab project at a Syrian refugee camp, a new printer that prints recycled plastics, software […]

This week brings us some exciting news in 3D software, hardware, materials, designs, and printed objects. We have a printed melodica, an improved quadcopter design, a printed classic zoetrope animation device, new state of the art cycling pulleys, a fab lab project at...
How 3D Printing and FabLabs are Ushering in Changes Within the Brazilian Economy

How 3D Printing and FabLabs are Ushering in Changes Within the Brazilian Economy

What do you know about FabLabs? Do you know anything about the stage of 3D printing in the developing countries? South America’s giant, Brazil, is the world’s seventh-largest economy with a population of almost 200 million. The middle class is growing, and millions have been lifted out of poverty. Over the past decade, the country has […]

What do you know about FabLabs? Do you know anything about the stage of 3D printing in the developing countries? South America’s giant, Brazil, is the world’s seventh-largest economy with a population of almost 200 million. The middle class is growing, and...

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