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Sintavia Breaks Ground on New Additive Manufacturing Facility in Florida

Florida-based company Sintavia is a fast-moving one. Only about two and a half years old, Sintavia quickly became a leader in metal additive manufacturing, reaching clients from a range of industries…

Grants Awarded to FAMU-FSU and CCSF Offer Financial Support for 3D Printing Education and Research

Being awarded an educational grant can help schools take on innovative projects and research that they may not be able to do otherwise. In terms of additive manufacturing, grants can…

3D Printing News Briefs: August 4, 2017

We’ve got a little bit of education, and all sorts of business news, to carry you into the weekend with this week’s second edition of 3D Printing News Briefs. As…

How University of Florida Researchers are Using 3D Printing and Digital Fossils to Improve Education

A recently conducted case study on the effectiveness of utilizing 3D printing technology to teach intricate subjects within science to young students showcases what researchers from the University of Florida have…

14-Year-Old Creates Low-Cost Cancer Detection Platform Combining 3D Printing, Robotics, Computer Programming

Whoever said that kids are the future was pretty smart. Now that 3D printing technology is much more readily available in schools, libraries, and makerspaces, we’re seeing young, innovative minds…

Teenage Fashion Designer Utilizes Laser Cutting and 3D Printing to Make Colorful Collections

If anyone thinks that a teenager can’t run their own business, they clearly haven’t met Florida fashion designer Ariel Swedroe. The 13-year-old from Miami has been sewing since she was 8…

3D Printing News Briefs: May 12, 2017

In this week’s second edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ve got stories on 3D printing business, a new facility, and a couple of new products. The SYNNEX Corporation announced…

FAMU-FSU College of Engineering Awarded $960K National Science Foundation Grant to Study Robotics and Future Manufacturing Needs

It seems like every morning when I turn on my favorite radio show, the DJs are talking about whatever random holiday it is. Forget the well-known ones, like Christmas, Valentine’s…

Blue Origin’s Liquid-Fueled BE-4 Rocket Engine Utilizes Additive Manufacturing to Make Boost Pump Components

We’ve heard about Jeff Bezos before: not only is he the billionaire who founded Amazon, but he also founded his own space venture, Blue Origin, more than 16 years ago. As of…

Museum of Discovery and Science Welcomes Traveling Egyptian Exhibit, Featuring “Annie” the Mummy and Her 3D Printed Skeleton

One of my all time favorite movies is The Mummy…the 1999 version starring Brendan Fraser and Rachel Weisz (to all the purists out there, I’ve never seen the original with Boris…

Florida Veteran Turns Injury into a Business Idea with 3D Printed FANG Shooting Stabilizer

It’s common for many soldiers leaving the military to have some period of adaptation when re-entering civilian life. Often left with injuries, sometimes post-traumatic stress disorder, and the looming question…

3D Printing: The Stories We Missed This Week — July 23, 2016

Welcome to another jam-packed edition of “3D Printing: The Stories We Missed This Week,” featuring exciting 3D printing news from all over the world that we just didn’t have time to…

3D MakerJet Debuts New Human-Sized 3D Scanner at Their Orlando Showroom

Full body-sized 3D scanners are becoming one of the more sought-after 3D scanning applications in the industry. So far there are only a small number of human-sized 3D scanners available…

Champ the German Shepherd is Getting a 3D Printed Prosthetic Leg Thanks to a Group of High School Students

Flagler Palm Coast High School teacher and the Anatomy of Design class instructor Courtney Vandebunte was discussing potential projects that would appeal to her students with her fellow teachers when…

Downtown Key West’s 3D Me: Have Your 3D Printed Family Vacation Portrait Made in Full Color

The southernmost point of the United States, Key West, stirs up great memories for many of us, from romantic and brilliantly sunset fueled honeymoons to luxurious cruises to awesome fishing…

3D Printing Plays Critical Role in Solving Decades-Old Cold Cases in Florida

3D printing has become an invaluable tool in literally reconstructing the past. Recently, it was put to use in potentially solving the in some instances decades-old cold cases of various…

Orlando City Soccer Team Presents 6-Year-Old Brazilian Boy with a 3D Printed Bionic Arm from Limbitless Solutions

This past week, Paulo Costa Boa Nova and his father, Claudio Boa Nova, flew from their home in Brazil to Orlando, Florida. The trip was one of the most important…

Florida Retiree Designs 3D Printed and Fully Operable Carnival Ride Model

66-year-old Richard Schmiedecke of Winter Garden, Florida has always loved carnival rides, and grew to appreciate them while he worked for one week out of the year at a carnival…

Seventh Grader Designs & 3D Prints a Penmanship Training Device

Christian Herman is a rather precocious seventh-grader in Florida who used 3D design and printing to create a device which attaches to a pencil to aid people with their penmanship….

SeeMeCNC VIP Delta 3D Printer Manufactured for ‘The Vanilla Ice Project’

While the majority of desktop 3D printers on the market use a Cartesian model for movement, there are other systems available. Take for example the Delta-robot inspired designs. Delta 3D…

Jenny Scordamaglia of Miami TV Gets 3D Scanned and Printed in the Nude

Miami is known for its trendsetting culture, topless beaches, and bare bottoms. It’s a city that is as open minded as any other on the planet, and entertaining as a…

Attempt to Break Guinness Record of 1,647 High-Fives Falls Short, But Brings Attention to 3D Printed Prostheses

The attempt to break the Guinness World Record for consecutive high-fives may not have succeeded (it does stand at a daunting 1,647 participants) but the High-Five Chain to draw attention…

3D Printed Robot that Tutors, DJs & Protects Home Launches on Kickstarter for $499

He sees. He listens. He understands. With a Kickstarter campaign hoping to raise $10K, and halfway through its launch, the XLR-ONE Personal Robot Companion is gaining ground toward fruition steadily…

3D Printing Allows Young Inventor to Bring His Unique Herb Grinder/Scale to Market

One of the greatest benefits of 3D printing is that it allows entrepreneurs, inventors, and innovators to fabricate, test, and prototype product ideas which previously they would have only dreamt…