Internet of Things

Samsung’s Patent for Multicolor 3D Printer and Process May Signal Larger Entry into Market

As the 3D printing industry has expanded, many have speculated on which companies would enter into the space and emerge as market leaders. We’ve seen new companies like 3D Systems…

3D Printing: The Next 5 years

The 3D printing field is expected to grow more than 14% annually to become an $8.4 billion industry by 2020, according to a 2013 report by MarketsandMarkets. Currently, North America and…

Shapeways and littleBits’ Make-a-Thon Challenges Makers to Do Some Creative Home-Hacking

Shapeways is challenging makers, tinkerers, DIYers, and even those aspiring to the aforementioned to join their “How can you make your home smarter using the Internet of Things and 3D…

Independent New Samsung Team to Explore 3D Printing, Robotics, Internet of Things

As many overseas electronics companies have struggled to keep their heads above water since the decline of the VCR, coupled with economic crises, Samsung has remained a solid role model…

Qualcomm Patent Hints at a World Where Things Are Fixed Before You Know They’re Broken — The 3D Printed Future

Imagine a world where critical parts for everything from appliances to electronic devices is detected and monitored via sensors attached through the Internet of Things (IoT) network, and inventory is built…

How Nano 3D Electronics Printing Will Drive the Internet of Things

Plastic printed electronics will be dominated by 3D printing technologies, and they’ll be critical to the development of what researchers are calling the Internet of Things. The Internet of Things…