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iPhone 12 Pro’s LiDAR Scanning and 3D Printing: What will it Mean?

For years people have been speculating when or if 3D scanning will come to mobile phones. Apple’s acquisition of several 3D scanning companies and Google’s Project Tango fueled endless discussions. But,…

Macotakara 3D Prints iPhone 12 Mockups

Sucking up hours of attention from users around the world since 2007, the iPhone has been a huge source of profit for Apple. The Cupertino-based company, founded in 1976 by…

Improving Medication Delivery Boluses with an iPhone & Desktop 3D Printer

Chinese researchers Dehua Kang, Bin Wang, Yinglin Peng, Xiaowei Liu, and Xiaowu Deng examine methods for improving the bolus, releasing the details of their recent study in ‘Low-Cost iPhone-Assisted Processing…

3D Printing News Briefs: May 9, 2019

For today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting with some business and software news, then moving on to examples of things you can make with 3D printing – even the…

What the Apple 3D Printing Patents Mean for Our Industry

Recently Apple has been granted a patent for a color 3D printing idea whereby the printed object is first made and then colored in afterwards. This idea is a straightforward…

Cyber Security Firm Uses a 3D Printed Mask to Fool iPhone X’s Facial Recognition Software

Anyone with an iPhone knows they have the choice to either set a numerical pass code or use their fingerprint embedded in the phone’s home button to unlock their phone,…

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…

Teenager Uses AI, a 3D Printed Lens, and a Smartphone to Develop Portable System to Diagnose a Common Eye Disease

Less than ideal eyesight runs in my family, and I’ve worn glasses since kindergarten, so due to annual visits with my ophthalmologist, I am no stranger to hearing about diseases…

Take Quality 3D Scans with Your iPhone Using the New Qlone App

3D scanning is still intimidating to many people, and that’s understandable. No matter how simple the scanner is to use, there’s a lot that goes into creating a 3D model…

Apple: Possible 3D Laser Scanner for iPhone 8, with Facial Recognition, Augmented Reality, 3D Printing Potential

As Apple’s plans for breaking into the 3D industry continue to confound, small bits and pieces have been thrown out to tease us over the past few years. We’ve tried…

Now You Can Run Android on your iPhone Using this 3D Printed Case and Hacked Battery Pack

Which is the better phone, Apple’s iPhone or devices that run Android? It is a philosophical battle that is as old as time itself, well at least as old as…

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…

CGTrader Launches an Apple iPhone 6s Accessory Challenge

When the days become shorter, the pumpkin spice comes out of storage and the kids are forced back to school you can be sure of one thing: it’s officially New…

Microsoft Develops App That Turns Any Smartphone Into a Comprehensive 3D Scanner

It seems like it was just yesterday that I first was introduced to 3D scanning as a desktop production method used for 3D printing, yet over the past two years…

3D Printed Ring Case for iPhone 6 Gives Users a Better Grip

The iPhone has inspired thousands of efforts at protection and personalization from simple stickers to metal boxes to diamond studded covers. Industrial designer David Tsai was interested in not only…

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….

Kwambio Will Allow You to Repurpose that Old iPhone, Turning it Into a 3D Printed Desk Lamp

Just think for a second how many smartphones are disposed of each and every day. In fact, in a recent report, Gartner estimated that in 2014 there were over 1…

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…