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T3D's Mobile Phone-Activated SLA 3D Printer is Only $169 on Kickstarter

T3D's Mobile Phone-Activated SLA 3D Printer is Only $169 on Kickstarter

T3D is a startup spin-off from National Taiwan University of Science and Technology (NTUST). In 2008 (priority in 2003), NTUST granted a US7320946B2 patent to use DLP for SLA 3D printer. Since 2012, the mobile phone is employed as the light source to cure the specific visible sensitive resin. NTUST is the first one to […]

T3D is a startup spin-off from National Taiwan University of Science and Technology (NTUST). In 2008 (priority in 2003), NTUST granted a US7320946B2 patent to use DLP for SLA 3D printer. Since 2012, the mobile phone is employed as the light source to cure the specific...
Turn Color Into Sound with Innovative Specdrums Rings, Created with the Help of 3D Printing

Turn Color Into Sound with Innovative Specdrums Rings, Created with the Help of 3D Printing

From 3D printed violins and guitars to a modular synthesizer and arpeggiator, 3D printing technology has often been used to help musicians play that funky (and classical) music. A creative group of engineering, design, and music students from the University of Colorado Boulder launched a Kickstarter campaign, currently in its final hours, for Specdrums, which is one […]

From 3D printed violins and guitars to a modular synthesizer and arpeggiator, 3D printing technology has often been used to help musicians play that funky (and classical) music. A creative group of engineering, design, and music students from the University of...
3D Printing News Briefs: September 8, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: September 8, 2017

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking about some exciting new centers opening up that specialize in 3D printing technology, an additive manufacturing course and a little medical news, and some interesting 3D printed objects. Thales is creating an industrial center in Morocco that specializes in metal 3D printing, while Z3DFAB opens a Digital […]

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking about some exciting new centers opening up that specialize in 3D printing technology, an additive manufacturing course and a little medical news, and some interesting 3D printed objects. Thales is creating...
3D Printing on Kickstarter: A Fast Filament Extruder for Less than $1,000 and 3D Printed Houses to Match Your Own

3D Printing on Kickstarter: A Fast Filament Extruder for Less than $1,000 and 3D Printed Houses to Match Your Own

With deep roots in maker culture, 3D printing endeavors often find themselves turning to crowdfunding, and Kickstarter has been a mainstay in funding new companies, technologies, and projects. We often hear about the latest and greatest 3D printing-related Kickstarter campaigns, whether people are trying to raise money for 3D printing materials, 3D printed or smart products, […]

With deep roots in maker culture, 3D printing endeavors often find themselves turning to crowdfunding, and Kickstarter has been a mainstay in funding new companies, technologies, and projects. We often hear about the latest and greatest 3D printing-related Kickstarter...
Saving a 3D Printed Titanic Model from the Original's Fate

Saving a 3D Printed Titanic Model from the Original's Fate

The Titanic features large in the mind of the public. This is partly due to the blockbuster film of the same name featuring a young, handsome Leonardo DiCaprio and schmaltzy music by Celine Dion designed to wring tears from your eyes. But even without this movie, the RMS Titanic is a boat worth remembering. It […]

The Titanic features large in the mind of the public. This is partly due to the blockbuster film of the same name featuring a young, handsome Leonardo DiCaprio and schmaltzy music by Celine Dion designed to wring tears from your eyes. But even without this movie, the...
3D Printing News Briefs: August 22, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: August 22, 2017

We’re talking about everything from business and 3D printing materials to outer space in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. Using a new digital platform, thyssenkrupp has connected all of the machines in its materials division, and a German medical manufacturer has acquired an extensive patent portfolio for 3D printed expandable spinal fusion cages. An Australian cyclist […]

We’re talking about everything from business and 3D printing materials to outer space in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. Using a new digital platform, thyssenkrupp has connected all of the machines in its materials division, and a German medical...
3D Printing News Briefs: August 18, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: August 18, 2017

For this week’s second edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re covering what the technology is capable of in terms of education and business, innovative new products, and weaponry. Added Scientific has introduced 3D printing training sessions, Formlabs announced its new Education Grant, and LPW teamed up with the Royal Academy of Engineering to establish […]

For this week’s second edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re covering what the technology is capable of in terms of education and business, innovative new products, and weaponry. Added Scientific has introduced 3D printing training sessions, Formlabs...
High-Resolution 3D Printing Meets Affordability with the D2K Insight 3D Printer, Now on Kickstarter

High-Resolution 3D Printing Meets Affordability with the D2K Insight 3D Printer, Now on Kickstarter

If you’re interested in making your own high-quality 3D printed objects, but don’t want to break the bank when buying a 3D printer, look no further than the D2K Insight 3D printer by MAYC Design & Development, a team of passionate product developers and designers headquartered in Hong Kong. The company recently launched a Kickstarter […]

If you’re interested in making your own high-quality 3D printed objects, but don’t want to break the bank when buying a 3D printer, look no further than the D2K Insight 3D printer by MAYC Design & Development, a team of passionate product developers...
This Week in 3D Printing on Kickstarter: A New SLA 3D Printer, 3D Pen Drawing Aid and 3D Printed Sunglasses

This Week in 3D Printing on Kickstarter: A New SLA 3D Printer, 3D Pen Drawing Aid and 3D Printed Sunglasses

It’s hard to keep up with all the Kickstarter campaigns out there, and more and more crowdfunding campaigns are showing up featuring 3D printers or 3D printing-related projects. We like to try to help you stay on top of the many products being launched on Kickstarter these days. Last week, we took a look at […]

It’s hard to keep up with all the Kickstarter campaigns out there, and more and more crowdfunding campaigns are showing up featuring 3D printers or 3D printing-related projects. We like to try to help you stay on top of the many products being launched on...
3D Printing Remains Popular on Kickstarter: Quickly-Funded Obsidian 3D Printer, Eco-Friendly adorn3d 3D Printed Jewelry

3D Printing Remains Popular on Kickstarter: Quickly-Funded Obsidian 3D Printer, Eco-Friendly adorn3d 3D Printed Jewelry

It seems like these days, just about everyone is turning to crowdfunding campaigns on sites like Kickstarter to get their 3D printing-related products off the ground, whether it’s 3D printable gaming miniatures, a small smart button, custom 3D printed sandals, multifunctional robot arms, or just about any type of 3D printer you can imagine, from […]

It seems like these days, just about everyone is turning to crowdfunding campaigns on sites like Kickstarter to get their 3D printing-related products off the ground, whether it’s 3D printable gaming miniatures, a small smart button, custom 3D printed sandals,...
Kudo3D Announces Castable Resin for Bean 3D Printer as Successful Kickstarter Winds Down

Kudo3D Announces Castable Resin for Bean 3D Printer as Successful Kickstarter Winds Down

It’s been a remarkable month for California company Kudo3D. At the beginning of June, the company launched its newest 3D printer on Kickstarter, and hit its funding goal in a mere two minutes. Within a week, the campaign had raised over 800% of its goal for the Bean 3D printer, which backers are clearly excited […]

It’s been a remarkable month for California company Kudo3D. At the beginning of June, the company launched its newest 3D printer on Kickstarter, and hit its funding goal in a mere two minutes. Within a week, the campaign had raised over 800% of its goal for the...
Crosslances Studio Launches Third Kickstarter Campaign for 3D Printable Gaming Miniatures

Crosslances Studio Launches Third Kickstarter Campaign for 3D Printable Gaming Miniatures

I’ve never been much of a sports fan, so I don’t quite know how fantasy football leagues work. What I do know, however, is that 3D printing technology is the perfect way to make it a tabletop game. But in this case, I’m not talking about the conventional game of fantasy football, but instead, the […]

I’ve never been much of a sports fan, so I don’t quite know how fantasy football leagues work. What I do know, however, is that 3D printing technology is the perfect way to make it a tabletop game. But in this case, I’m not talking about the...
3D Printing Spotlight On: Anna Lee, Co-Founder and Chief Operations Officer, gCreate

3D Printing Spotlight On: Anna Lee, Co-Founder and Chief Operations Officer, gCreate

In 2013, a company called gCreate emerged with the large-format gMax 3D printer, which drew in a tremendous amount of support and enthusiasm through Kickstarter. Since then, gCreate’s success and popularity has grown, thanks to the hard work and dedication of co-founders Anna Lee and Gordon LaPlante. An expansion to a larger facility about a […]

In 2013, a company called gCreate emerged with the large-format gMax 3D printer, which drew in a tremendous amount of support and enthusiasm through Kickstarter. Since then, gCreate’s success and popularity has grown, thanks to the hard work and dedication of...
Low-Cost SLA Bean 3D Printer Surpasses 800% Funding Goal: Kickstarter Stretch Goals Added and a Livestream/Meetup Planned

Low-Cost SLA Bean 3D Printer Surpasses 800% Funding Goal: Kickstarter Stretch Goals Added and a Livestream/Meetup Planned

Last week, we took a look at the Bean 3D printer, a compact SLA machine that has been wildly popular on Kickstarter since literally the moment it launched. It took two minutes for the Bean to hit its funding goal of $50,000, and an additional minute for it to double that. Now, as the Bean […]

Last week, we took a look at the Bean 3D printer, a compact SLA machine that has been wildly popular on Kickstarter since literally the moment it launched. It took two minutes for the Bean to hit its funding goal of $50,000, and an additional minute for it to double...
The High-Resolution Bean 3D Printer From Kudo3D is Taking Off on Kickstarter

The High-Resolution Bean 3D Printer From Kudo3D is Taking Off on Kickstarter

There are plenty of successful Kickstarter campaigns, but then there are those that are so successful that you have to blink a few times to make sure you’re actually seeing what you think you’re seeing. Such is the case with the Bean 3D printer from Kudo3D, which hit its funding goal of $50,000 in a […]

There are plenty of successful Kickstarter campaigns, but then there are those that are so successful that you have to blink a few times to make sure you’re actually seeing what you think you’re seeing. Such is the case with the Bean 3D printer from...
OLT Footcare Offers Customized 3D Printed Sandals for Perfect Fit and Balance

OLT Footcare Offers Customized 3D Printed Sandals for Perfect Fit and Balance

As summer gets closer, many people are tossing aside their boots and pulling out sandals – and there are plenty of options available. If you’re looking to try something new, there’s also more than one 3D printed option out there this summer. A couple of months ago, we saw Wiivv break its own record for […]

As summer gets closer, many people are tossing aside their boots and pulling out sandals – and there are plenty of options available. If you’re looking to try something new, there’s also more than one 3D printed option out there this summer. A couple...
BlackBelt 3D Printer Smashes Kickstarter Funding Goal in 15 Minutes

BlackBelt 3D Printer Smashes Kickstarter Funding Goal in 15 Minutes

It didn’t take BlackBelt 3D long to smash through its Kickstarter funding goal. We’ve been anticipating the launch of the company’s novel industrial 3D printer since we first learned about it in early May, and it seems we’re not the only ones: the Kickstarter campaign for the BlackBelt 3D printer, which launched today, hit its […]

It didn’t take BlackBelt 3D long to smash through its Kickstarter funding goal. We’ve been anticipating the launch of the company’s novel industrial 3D printer since we first learned about it in early May, and it seems we’re not the only ones:...
3D Printing News Briefs: May 26, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: May 26, 2017

There’s a lot going on in the 3D printing world this week! In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ll cover everything from 3D printed clothing to 3D printing materials and 3D printers themselves. The ShareCloth team is announcing its new software solution for fashion 3D printing, while MIT researchers have developed a moisture-responsive workout suit, and […]

There’s a lot going on in the 3D printing world this week! In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ll cover everything from 3D printed clothing to 3D printing materials and 3D printers themselves. The ShareCloth team is announcing its new software...
BoXZY is All In on All-in-One 3D Printer / CNC Mill / Laser Engraver: CEO Tells Us More About Robust Capabilities

BoXZY is All In on All-in-One 3D Printer / CNC Mill / Laser Engraver: CEO Tells Us More About Robust Capabilities

BoXZY got its start in Pittsburgh, PA two years ago when brothers and co-founders Joel and Justin Johnson had the idea to create a machine that can create just about anything and raised $1.2 million on Kickstarter to get the idea off the ground. While many desktop machines promising all-in-one capabilities have less than stellar […]

BoXZY got its start in Pittsburgh, PA two years ago when brothers and co-founders Joel and Justin Johnson had the idea to create a machine that can create just about anything and raised $1.2 million on Kickstarter to get the idea off the ground. While many desktop...
ClayXYZ 3D Printer and Clay Extrusion Device Introduce User-Friendly Ceramic 3D Printing

ClayXYZ 3D Printer and Clay Extrusion Device Introduce User-Friendly Ceramic 3D Printing

There have been many clay 3D printers over the years, from the EXtrace and the LUTUM to the 3D PotterBot and the WASP delta style clay 3D printer. But I bet they don’t all come with their own 3D model library, like the user-friendly, desktop ClayXYZ 3D Clay Printer that just launched on Kickstarter. The ClayXYZ printer, named […]

There have been many clay 3D printers over the years, from the EXtrace and the LUTUM to the 3D PotterBot and the WASP delta style clay 3D printer. But I bet they don’t all come with their own 3D model library, like the user-friendly, desktop ClayXYZ 3D Clay...
Weeview Launches New Kickstarter Campaign for SID, the First 3D Camera with Augmented Reality Special Effects

Weeview Launches New Kickstarter Campaign for SID, the First 3D Camera with Augmented Reality Special Effects

Established in 2016, startup Weeview aims to to design technology that’s ‘ahead of the curve,’ and its first product, the Eye-Plug plug-in 3D camera accessory that turns your smartphone into a virtual reality device, certainly delivered. Hardware and software engineers, experienced in the areas of optical design, application development, computer vision, and 3D spatial visualization, […]

Established in 2016, startup Weeview aims to to design technology that’s ‘ahead of the curve,’ and its first product, the Eye-Plug plug-in 3D camera accessory that turns your smartphone into a virtual reality device, certainly delivered. Hardware and...
Dark Chip Industrial 3D Printer Series Features Closed Loop Control and Open Source Software

Dark Chip Industrial 3D Printer Series Features Closed Loop Control and Open Source Software

Over the years, we’ve seen Kickstarter campaigns for many 3D printers: some of them have been extremely successful, like Stacker’s S2 industrial 3D printer and the Snapmaker. Others, like the NIX… from NiXTEK, have made it to the finish line but only just, and some have spectacularly crashed and burned, like the Kickstarter-cancelled NEXD1 and the infamous Tiko […]

Over the years, we’ve seen Kickstarter campaigns for many 3D printers: some of them have been extremely successful, like Stacker’s S2 industrial 3D printer and the Snapmaker. Others, like the NIX… from NiXTEK, have made it to the finish line but only...
Industrial BlackBelt 3D Printer Uses Conveyor Belt as Build Platform to Produce Long Parts

Industrial BlackBelt 3D Printer Uses Conveyor Belt as Build Platform to Produce Long Parts

Typically, we see things like groceries fly by on conveyor belts, or even people, if your airport features that large moving sidewalk in the middle of the terminal. In a couple days, the website for an innovative new FDM 3D printer will go live: the BlackBelt, a new kind of industrial production machine, was designed […]

Typically, we see things like groceries fly by on conveyor belts, or even people, if your airport features that large moving sidewalk in the middle of the terminal. In a couple days, the website for an innovative new FDM 3D printer will go live: the BlackBelt, a new...
AstroBox Touch Simplifies User Experience by Connecting to 3D Printer, Software, and Apps

AstroBox Touch Simplifies User Experience by Connecting to 3D Printer, Software, and Apps

In 2014, venture-backed technology company AstroPrint, based out of San Diego, launched an extremely successful Kickstarter campaign for its consumer 3D printing cloud platform – it reached its funding goal in one day, and by the time the campaign was over, had exceeded the original campaign goal by 400%. AstroPrint is both a service and a […]

In 2014, venture-backed technology company AstroPrint, based out of San Diego, launched an extremely successful Kickstarter campaign for its consumer 3D printing cloud platform – it reached its funding goal in one day, and by the time the campaign was over, had...
Snapmaker Tells Us What's Making Their $1.5 Million 3D Printer Kickstarter So Successful

Snapmaker Tells Us What's Making Their $1.5 Million 3D Printer Kickstarter So Successful

If you’re a regular or even semi-regular reader of 3DPrint.com, you know that we cover crowdfunding campaigns quite frequently – and for good reason, because some of the most successful businesses in the 3D printing industry got their start on sites like Kickstarter or Indiegogo. We’ve seen some trust in crowdfunding begin to erode among […]

If you’re a regular or even semi-regular reader of 3DPrint.com, you know that we cover crowdfunding campaigns quite frequently – and for good reason, because some of the most successful businesses in the 3D printing industry got their start on sites like...

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