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3D Printing News Briefs: April 1, 2018

On this first day of April (happy Easter!), we’re starting out 3D Printing News Briefs with a little business, before moving on to education and the results of a competition….

Morphi Rings in the New Year With New Materials Tool

Morphi, the 3D design app for education, has become increasingly versatile. Over the past year, the Morphi team has integrated AR and VR into the program and integrated it into…

Morphi 3.0 Introduces New Interface and Features, Including Integration with Apple ARKit for Enhanced Augmented Reality

As 3D printing has become more accessible, it is becoming increasingly important to lower the barriers of entry into 3D design. You don’t have to be a trained 3D modeler…

Shapeways 3D Scans Famous Brooklyn Pig

Shapeways recently took a field trip to a Brooklyn hardware store, but not to buy anything for a home improvement project. They were on a mission to visit Crest Hardware,…

Eyenavision & Roger Bacon Eyewear Partner to Offer 3D Printed Glasses, Transforming Industry

When you have an entire family wearing glasses, it can become a central ‘focus.’ Someone has always misplaced them, a little one doesn’t want to don her new eyewear, or…

The New Easy-to-Use Gravity Sketch 3D Modelling App for the iPad is Now Available

One of the barriers to a wider adoption of 3D technology is the difficulty of creating 3D printable models. For many people who may be interested in creating 3D models,…

i.materialise and Rhino Launch Apple Accessory 3D Printing Challenge

Apple products have a great friend in 3D printing.  Whenever a new Apple product is released 3D designers are right there, making accessories to augment or complement the product. Examples of these…

Historic Jamestown’s 3D Printing ‘Ed Shed’ Puts the Past at Visitors’ Fingertips

When creating an opportunity for people to learn from a historic site, you don’t have to reject the benefits provided by the latest in cutting edge technology. Jamestown, Virginia is…

itSeez3D Ports Their Mobile 3D Scanning App to New Intel RealSense Equipped Devices

Russian app development company itSeez3D announced that they have successfully ported their mobile scanner application to the Intel RealSense platform and will release a new app specifically for devices equipped…

Occipital Raises $13M in Series B Funding to Advance Structure Sensor & ‘Spatial Computing’

3D printing and 3D scanning go hand in hand. While up until recently, 3D scanning technology was either too expensive, or just did not provide for enough quality in order…

Matter and Form’s Bevel Clip Coming to Kickstarter Monday

You may remember back about two years ago when a company called Matter and Form Inc. hit Indiegogo with a campaign to raise funding for their new MF 3D scanner….

3D Systems Now Offers iSense 3D Scanner for iPhone 6

3D Systems says their popular iSense 3D scanner is now available for the iPhone, and this release also includes an exclusive, 3D printed case from Cubify that can be snapped onto…

Utah High School Students 3D Print Tripod Device to Tether iPad for Special Needs Student

Most teenagers have two things in common: a love for electronic communication devices — and a need to keep them close for ‘talking,’ which turns into a constant organizational battle…

3D Printing Boot Camp: Tinkerine Rolls Out Mobile iOS App for Schools

As 3D printing becomes all the rage, and also becomes more affordable and easily accessible, many learning institutions are jumping on the bandwagon, either adding funds for the new technology…

Hold Everything! 3D Print Custom-Designed Vases With MakerBot’s Free App

Killing time and feeling creative? Hoping to spice up your home decor or find a unique, last-minute gift? With your iPad and a free downloadable app from MakerBot, you can…

itSeez3D Turns iPad Into “Unbelievable” 3D Scanner with Help of a Structure Sensor

When it comes to 3D scanning, more and more solutions are becoming available as the months go by. 3D scanning is allowing us to take photographs of people and things,…

MakerBot PrintShop Now Available – Allows Anyone to 3D Print Elaborate Designs Via an iPad

One of the main reasons that we have not seen mass adoption of 3D printers just yet, is because most people are under the assumption that they need to be…

Morphi is a 3D Design App for Touchscreens

3D modeling apps have a tendency to feel like extremely complex engineering tools. Well, it’s because, for the most part, they are! However, a New York startup, The Inventery, has…