innovation

Alain Le Méhauté, The Man Who Submitted Patent For SLA 3D Printing Before Chuck Hull

If I weren’t already happily married, I might be inclined to express my undying love for Alain Le Méhauté who demonstrated his quick wit, broad perception, and fiery personality in…

Neri Oxman Creates Wearable Skin Embedded with Organisms Using 3D Printing Tech from Stratasys

When Neri Oxman is in the news, it’s bound to be fascinating. This time around is no disappointment. Back in 2014, we covered her use of Stratasys’ triple-jetting technology in…

Waste Not, Want Not: Bracelets & Rings Using Leftover 3D Printer Filament

As an artist, I know that there is something sad about the little leftover scraps of the material that was a precious part of the process of creation. I have…

US & German Manufacturing Associations Launch International Additive Manufacturing Award for 3D Printing Innovation

Great work and innovation should be recognized and awarded — and now there’s a new way in the 3D printing world to do just that. An annual competition has just…

Intel Capital Funds 3D Braille Printer Created by 13-year-old Boy

Nothing makes a person feel old faster than hearing about the latest child prodigy in technology. Here we have the story of a 13-year-old named Shubham Banerjee who managed to…

Siemens Announces a Competition for Innovative Engineering and Creativity in 3D Design and Printing

High-tech powerhouse Siemens has just announced the Siemens 3D Challenge, a contest to inspire sustainability-conscious technical creativity and innovation in 3D printing and design in Australia and New Zealand with the…

Online Jewelry Shop, Brilliance, Uses 3D Printing To Fit Rings

An online jewelry shop called Brilliance uses 3D printers to custom fit their products. Since online jewelry shops don’t have the opportunity to show their products to their customers, custom fitting…

Topolabs Aims to Improve The Way FDM 3D Printers Print And it’s Quite Amazing

If you are used to using a 3D Printer such as a MakerBot, Cubify, Solidoodle, RepRap, Lulzbot, or any other FDM (fused deposition modeling) printer, you can probably relate to…