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$500K in Air Force Funding Open for 3D Printing Projects with America Makes

At the end of June, America Makes, driven by the National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM) and focused on AM technology research, discovery, creation, and innovation, announced a request…

Electronics 3D Printing, Part Four: 3D Printing Antennas the Future of Communication?

It is ironic that something designed and made to receive and broadcast information has been so disproportionately talked about in 3D printing as the antenna. There have been millions of…

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup, November 9, 2020

With the exception of just a few online offerings, most of this week’s roundup is dedicated to Formnext Connect, taking place virtually this week from November 10-12. Read on to…

REJOINT Uses EBM, Sensors & IoT Data for Patient-Specific Knee Surgery

REJOINT is an Italy-based medical device company specializing in Total Knee Arthroplasty operations that received 3 million Euro in EU Horizon 2030 funding in 2019. The firm is seeking US…

Xjet’s Dror Danai “Making the Impossible Possible”

Israeli company Xjet corraled a lot of 3D printing and inkjet veterans into one firm and mixed in a lot of candle power from other industries. Out of this melting…

3D Printed Sensors Could Be The Key to a Seamless Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) has been heralded as one of the next big steps in our technological development. The vision is somewhat utopian: the system collects information, relaying it…

UK: 3D Printing the Circular Economy Through Re-distributed Manufacturing

As 3D printing revolutionizes industries around the world, it is inevitable that economies will be affected too as business models and supply chains are transformed. Researchers discuss these issues and…

Single & Multimode Silica Optical Fibers Drawn from 3D Printed Preforms

In the recently published, ‘Silica optical fiber drawn from 3D printed preforms’ the authors created single and multimode fibers that can be used to create designs and parts for a…

Industry Experts – David Calderon

This is an interview with David Calderon of the startup CASTOR that is based in Tel Aviv. We are highlighting them and their product which may become a well known name in times to come.

Nano Dimension Ltd. to Release IoT Device for Testing Smart Products

Although 3D printing can produce spectacular innovation as it is today, users and manufacturers are constantly driven to add to the technology, propelling us further into the future—and providing us…

3D Printed Capsules Deliver Drugs and Communicate via Bluetooth

One of the most interesting developments in medicine is the ability to customize drugs, and 3D printing has played a big role in the advancement of this kind of patient-specific…

RIZE Launched New Hardware, Software, and 3D Printing Materials on First Day of formnext

Massachusetts-based additive manufacturing company RIZE is best known for its Augmented Polymer Deposition (APD) technology, which allows for the quick, easy release of supports from a 3D printed part. But we haven’t…

University of Washington Team Advances 3D Printed Electronics-Free Smart Devices

Researchers at the University of Washington have developed smart 3D printed items that can track and store information about their own use, without the need for any electronics. These items, such…

BigRep and Bosch Rexroth Partnering Up to Combine 3D Printing with CNC Control Systems and Drives

German large-format 3D printing company BigRep, which became the newest member of the Direct Manufacturing Research Center (DMRC) an industrial research network in June, is on a mission to reshape the face of manufacturing with…

EOS Among First 3D Printing Companies to Join MindSphere World

Siemens has a hand in a lot of different technology, to say the least, and it has lately been pursuing the Internet of Things with its cloud-based, open IoT operating…

Port of Rotterdam Charting a Course to Digitization with 3D Printing, IBM’s IoT Technologies, Digital Twin

Ports are an important part of the local and global economy, as over 85% of all globally traded goods have traveled on a ship at least once. The largest port…

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Industry Expert Keynotes and Live Demonstrations to Highlight Upcoming Smart Manufacturing Experience

As we all know, additive manufacturing technology is continuing to evolve and grow at a fast pace. According to forecasts by industry experts, it will reach $50 billion between the…

3D Printed Internet of Things Devices Communicate Without Electronics

You’ve probably heard of the Internet of Things, in which smart devices communicate with each other to make our lives better in various ways. Generally, complex electronics are involved, so…

3D Printing News Briefs: October 20, 2017

We have a lot of news to share with you in this week’s second edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, ranging from 3D printers and spinal implants to new filaments…

3D Printed Sensors Could Offer Earlier Warning of Wildfires and Chemical Leaks

A forest fire can spread unbelievably fast, which means that early detection is critical. The current systems in place for detecting the spread of forest fires, however, aren’t perfect. Watch…

3D Systems to Embed PTC’s ThingWorx Platform into 3D Printers

Connectivity is becoming more and more important for businesses that have adopted 3D printing – connectivity between multiple 3D printers in the same office, between printers in multiple office locations,…

Optomec on the March

Optomec is an American company that has two 3D printing technologies: Aerosol Jet and LENS. Aerosol Jet can be used to 3D print electronics and is being used to 3D…

SWW17 Day One: 3D Printing Is Everywhere

I’d been looking forward to SOLIDWORKS World 2017 for some time anyway, as the popular conference was sure to draw an energetic crowd together, with attendees eager to share in…