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Q2 2016 Results for Dassault Systèmes In Line with Expectations, On the ‘High End’

Whether the energy is good or bad, there’s plenty of it as the big guns of the 3D technology industry continue to roll out second quarter results for 2016. While…

Dassault Systèmes 3DExperience Platform to Play Role in Start-Up India Initiative

“We are all entrepreneurs.” – Dassault Systèmes As India works to encourage startup success within the country, offering goodies like tax incentives and even special funding, it has occurred to…

3D Printing: The Stories We Missed This Week — July 30, 2016

This week included a lot of 3D printing news from all around the world, and as per usual, it was nearly impossible to keep up with all of the latest…

Student Designers 3D Print Car for Shell Eco-Marathon Challenge

The mantra of form follows function belies the complexity which makes any response to a given design directive more a chaotic system than an orderly progression. Nowhere was this more clearly…

Pollen Introduces Pam, Their New Professional-Grade Multi-Material 3D Printer

As many of us in the 3D printing industry can attest to, one of the most daunting obstacles to overcome in order to continue expanding and progressing additive manufacturing is the…

Sculpteo’s “State of 3D Printing” Industry Report Unveils the Characteristics of Power Users

Regardless of whether or not you’ve used their professional 3D printing services, it’s easy to appreciate the France-based company Sculpteo for spreading knowledge and offering helpful tips about 3D printing,…

3D Print Your Own Replacement Appliance Parts With happy3D

Not long ago, I broke the plastic spout on a big glass drink-dispensing canister I’ve had for years. It’s still functional, but much more difficult to use, and I’m just…

Preparing for the Advent of 3MF Files: France’s Datakit Begins Developing Library

As you read, there are numerous people around the world unpacking new 3D printers right now. Whether at the desktop for the home, office, or workshop, or an industrial machine…

Sculpteo Unveils Frugal Features to Make 3D Printing Services More Affordable

The France-based 3D printing service bureau Sculpteo certainly has their wits about them when it comes to the latest in 3D printing technology. When they’re not busy unveiling invisible 3D…

Sculpteo Details the Hobbyist Market in Their “State of 3D Printing” Industry Report

Last year, the French online 3D printing service provider Sculpteo utilized their wide-ranging consumer-base and renowned industry reputation to compile an in-depth report called “The State of 3D Printing,” which…

Prodways Shows Off Prototype for Fastest Continuous DLP 3D Print to Date

I recently had the opportunity to visit Prodways, the largest French 3D printer manufacturer, in their headquarters and factory located in Les Mureaux, near Paris. The impressive technologies I saw (advanced…

From 17th Century Organs to Soon-to-Launch “Fast Mode”: Sculpteo CEO Answers A Few Questions For Us

Some of the biggest names in 3D printing are so big that it can be easy to take them for granted at this point; of course we can turn to…

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…

3Dprintler Talks 3D Printing and Education at Paris Trade Fair

Until a few months ago, I had never heard of 3Dprintler. The company started out in 2012 as a regular 3D printing bureau, but it was only when they changed…

DCNS to Use Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE Platform for Naval Defense Solutions

DCNS, as an advanced technology company with global reach, knows when to call in their partners from around the world for their expertise—in fact, they specialize in creating strategic and…

Prodways-Nexteam Partnership Aims to Forge Ahead in 3D Metal Printing for Aerospace Clientele

The Prodways-Nexteam partnership isn’t afraid. While all the benefits of 3D printing in manufacturing are being flaunted around the world, still many companies are holding back due to fear of…

e-NABLE Steps in to Help Young Girl When All Other Solutions Fail

One of the most horrifying things an adult who works with machinery can experience is the loss of a limb in a workplace accident. It happens, though, on farms, in…

3D Hubs Rings in the New Year: Events in Bend, Melbourne, Breda, and Paris

It’s that time of the week to update our readers on 3D printing events sponsored by 3D Hubs. The holidays have passed, and whether you took time off from your…

Open Edge Launches 3D Printer Kickstarter Campaign for Mondrian 3.0, Featuring Revolutionary Nozzle

As an ardent supporter of the open-source movement, Open Edge keeps making enormous strides forward. This French startup, founded in 2013 and headquartered in the town of Folschviller, specializes in…

French Company Babines Uses 3D Printing to Make Whimsical Lollipops

Some argue that popular culture icons are for the birds, while a French company has taken this in a different direction: lollipops. Candy-making is definitely an age-old, and quaint, artisan…

French Voice Sculptor Gilles Azzaro Wants to Spread Love in the Wake of Terror

When Paris was attacked by terrorists last Friday, people around the world responded with a range of emotions. Grief, anger, fear; all are natural reactions to such a brutal tragedy. All…

3D Printing Rare Osteological Specimens for Education

When studying human bones, there are any number of issues that arise, not the least of which is the procurement of the bones to be studied. This difficulty is exacerbated…

An Open Source 3D Printed Sundial That Reads Digital Time

Do you remember the first time you grasped the concept of a sundial, the idea that we can tell general time from observing the shadow cast by the sun via…

The Power of NinjaFlex: French Occupational Therapists Create 3D Printed Joystick for Wheelchair

3D printing has affected manufacturing and designing to the point that nearly everything that can be made is either now rolling off of a 3D printer or will be soon–and…