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3D Printing News Briefs: November 14, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: November 14, 2017

We’re getting down to business in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs…business news, that is. Rize announced an addition to its corporate staff at formnext today, and 3D printing bureau Hobs Studio is moving its headquarters to a tech and creative campus. Roboze has a new reseller, CARMAT and AddUp have signed a partnership agreement, while […]

We’re getting down to business in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs…business news, that is. Rize announced an addition to its corporate staff at formnext today, and 3D printing bureau Hobs Studio is moving its headquarters to a tech and creative...
Metal 3D Printing Set to Improve Delicate Surgical Procedures

Metal 3D Printing Set to Improve Delicate Surgical Procedures

3D printing has had a major impact on many areas, from automobiles and aerospace to consumer products and education to scientific research. But the one that always fascinates me the most is how 3D technology has changed the face of medicine, and specifically surgery. From 3D imaging and 3D printed patient-specific models, which as we know […]

3D printing has had a major impact on many areas, from automobiles and aerospace to consumer products and education to scientific research. But the one that always fascinates me the most is how 3D technology has changed the face of medicine, and specifically surgery....
Hobs Studio 3D Prints a Giant Master Plan for a Giant Housing Development

Hobs Studio 3D Prints a Giant Master Plan for a Giant Housing Development

East London will eventually be home to over 10,800 new homes, thanks to a massive development known as Barking Riverside. The former Barking Power Station site is to become a brand new neighborhood, complete with housing for about 29,000 people as well as 65,000 square meters of commercial space. It’s a huge undertaking, to say […]

East London will eventually be home to over 10,800 new homes, thanks to a massive development known as Barking Riverside. The former Barking Power Station site is to become a brand new neighborhood, complete with housing for about 29,000 people as well as 65,000...
Bridging 3D Printing Talent and Technology with New Additive Design in Surgical Solutions Centre

Bridging 3D Printing Talent and Technology with New Additive Design in Surgical Solutions Centre

If we learned anything from last week’s Materialise World Summit, it’s that working together is the key to innovation and growth in the additive manufacturing world. In this spirit, the London Medical Network (LMN), a city-wide, cross-disciplinary enterprise launched last year, has just announced a new $6.8 million partnership with Western University in Ontario and […]

If we learned anything from last week’s Materialise World Summit, it’s that working together is the key to innovation and growth in the additive manufacturing world. In this spirit, the London Medical Network (LMN), a city-wide, cross-disciplinary...
3D Printing News Briefs: March 31, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: March 31, 2017

Happy Friday! In today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting with business in the front and medical 3D printing in the back, with the Women Startup Challenge Europe and post-processing in the middle. 3DS added two new members to its Board of Directors, while Sigma Labs entered into a new commercial agreement with […]

Happy Friday! In today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting with business in the front and medical 3D printing in the back, with the Women Startup Challenge Europe and post-processing in the middle. 3DS added two new members to its Board of...
Red Nose Day 2017: Digits2Widgets 3D Prints Bespoke Celebrity Caricature Red Noses

Red Nose Day 2017: Digits2Widgets 3D Prints Bespoke Celebrity Caricature Red Noses

Red Nose Day sets out every other year in a campaign, largely across the UK, to use laughter to bring people together — and while the day itself is a riotous good time, with celebrities bringing to life some truly excellent comedy specials, the message behind Comic Relief‘s effort is a bit more of a […]

Red Nose Day sets out every other year in a campaign, largely across the UK, to use laughter to bring people together — and while the day itself is a riotous good time, with celebrities bringing to life some truly excellent comedy specials, the message behind...
When 3D Printing Isn’t the Best Customization Option, or How Candy Mechanics Learned to Love CNC

When 3D Printing Isn’t the Best Customization Option, or How Candy Mechanics Learned to Love CNC

We report on all kinds of 3D printers, including metal 3D printers, PCB 3D printers, and perhaps the most novel, food 3D printers. All kinds of food has been 3D printed, from pizza and ice cream to chocolate and gummy candies that are shaped like your face. 3D printing guru Hod Lipson, a Columbia University professor, believes that […]

We report on all kinds of 3D printers, including metal 3D printers, PCB 3D printers, and perhaps the most novel, food 3D printers. All kinds of food has been 3D printed, from pizza and ice cream to chocolate and gummy candies that are shaped like your face. 3D...
Multi-Disciplinary Animation Director Uses 3D Printing to Make Stop-Motion Autobiography, an Homage to Time Wasted on Digital Loading Screens

Multi-Disciplinary Animation Director Uses 3D Printing to Make Stop-Motion Autobiography, an Homage to Time Wasted on Digital Loading Screens

I volunteer with the youth program at my church, and also with a community theatre across the street from church. For both of these volunteer gigs, I occasionally put together short videos, announcing our next play or telling the kids about an upcoming program or event. I shoot the clips with my iPhone, upload them […]

I volunteer with the youth program at my church, and also with a community theatre across the street from church. For both of these volunteer gigs, I occasionally put together short videos, announcing our next play or telling the kids about an upcoming program or...
Artist Builds Ceramic 3D Printer, Gives Over Control as It Builds a Scaled Model of Devil’s Tower

Artist Builds Ceramic 3D Printer, Gives Over Control as It Builds a Scaled Model of Devil’s Tower

The summer before I began high school, my family and I embarked on a road trip with my grandparents, aunt, and uncle, from Ohio to Montana, where my grandfather was born. That is a very long time for a kid to be cooped up in a car, and though my family members probably hoped my […]

The summer before I began high school, my family and I embarked on a road trip with my grandparents, aunt, and uncle, from Ohio to Montana, where my grandfather was born. That is a very long time for a kid to be cooped up in a car, and though my family members...
3D Printed Models Give Lessons about the Danger of Volcanoes

3D Printed Models Give Lessons about the Danger of Volcanoes

As we drove down the road toward La Laguna la María in Colima, I noticed that all of the cars were headed in the opposite direction. I made a light-hearted joke about the fact that all those other drivers knew something that we clearly didn’t. It wasn’t until I saw the armed civil guard standing in […]

As we drove down the road toward La Laguna la María in Colima, I noticed that all of the cars were headed in the opposite direction. I made a light-hearted joke about the fact that all those other drivers knew something that we clearly didn’t. It wasn’t...
Graduate Student Plans to Use 3D Printing in Self-Sustaining Quarry Project in Rio de Janeiro

Graduate Student Plans to Use 3D Printing in Self-Sustaining Quarry Project in Rio de Janeiro

The Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro are well underway, and while we’ve all been cheering on our country’s top gymnasts, swimmers, runners, and other world-class athletes, 3D printing technology has revealed itself useful in a number of ways. In fact, before the Olympics even started, we learned that 3D printing technology would play a major […]

The Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro are well underway, and while we’ve all been cheering on our country’s top gymnasts, swimmers, runners, and other world-class athletes, 3D printing technology has revealed itself useful in a number of ways. In fact, before the...
Photographer Henry Reichhold Uses 3D Photogrammetry and 3D Printing to Capture London in Bronze

Photographer Henry Reichhold Uses 3D Photogrammetry and 3D Printing to Capture London in Bronze

As with most advanced technology, photography used to be something that only the wealthy could afford; however the 20th century is when that would change. Eventually the prices of cameras dropped and more of us were able to photograph our lives and keep physical reminders of our memories. By the time the 21st century was […]

As with most advanced technology, photography used to be something that only the wealthy could afford; however the 20th century is when that would change. Eventually the prices of cameras dropped and more of us were able to photograph our lives and keep physical...
Student Designers 3D Print Car for Shell Eco-Marathon Challenge

Student Designers 3D Print Car for Shell Eco-Marathon Challenge

The mantra of form follows function belies the complexity which makes any response to a given design directive more a chaotic system than an orderly progression. Nowhere was this more clearly in evidence than in the more than 200 entries competing in the European round of the Shell Eco-Marathon that took place in London. The challenge […]

The mantra of form follows function belies the complexity which makes any response to a given design directive more a chaotic system than an orderly progression. Nowhere was this more clearly in evidence than in the more than 200 entries competing in the European...
Join the 3D Printing Revolution! iMakr Kicks Off UrbanManufacturing with Design, Scanning & Printing On Demand Services

Join the 3D Printing Revolution! iMakr Kicks Off UrbanManufacturing with Design, Scanning & Printing On Demand Services

Most of us really dig the idea that 3D printing is causing a revolution. And it may have already caused a revolution in your life, allowing you to spark a small jewelry business and take it that much further because you are able to start a mini-factory in your home—or giving you the opportunity to […]

Most of us really dig the idea that 3D printing is causing a revolution. And it may have already caused a revolution in your life, allowing you to spark a small jewelry business and take it that much further because you are able to start a mini-factory in your home—or...
Palmyra’s Arch of Triumph Replica Unveiled in Trafalgar Square—Next, On to Dubai & New York

Palmyra’s Arch of Triumph Replica Unveiled in Trafalgar Square—Next, On to Dubai & New York

We won’t forget—and we will not be beaten. This is the attitude encouraged in the face of terrorism, with one of the greatest actions reinforcing these words being that of rebuilding and moving forward despite great pain. And while it may be easy to say we will indeed not be intimidated by terrorism or brought […]

We won’t forget—and we will not be beaten. This is the attitude encouraged in the face of terrorism, with one of the greatest actions reinforcing these words being that of rebuilding and moving forward despite great pain. And while it may be easy to say we will indeed...
16th Century Notes Uncovered in Bible Thanks to 3D X-Ray Imaging

16th Century Notes Uncovered in Bible Thanks to 3D X-Ray Imaging

If you’ve ever gotten in trouble for writing in one of your textbooks, you should know that you were following in illustrious footsteps. In fact, one day your marginalia might even be the kind of thing that causes waves of excitement to crash across a community of historians. Of course, this is more likely if […]

If you’ve ever gotten in trouble for writing in one of your textbooks, you should know that you were following in illustrious footsteps. In fact, one day your marginalia might even be the kind of thing that causes waves of excitement to crash across a community...
Polaroid’s 3D Printer is Almost Ready to Go! On Display at iMakr’s Desktop 3D Printing Show

Polaroid’s 3D Printer is Almost Ready to Go! On Display at iMakr’s Desktop 3D Printing Show

London’s iMakr Store offers what amounts to a “permanent tradeshow,” as CEO Eric Savant put it–and this past Thursday showed the store acting as an actual tradeshow, with the Desktop 3D Printing Show taking place for 6 hours, with more than 600 individuals registered to attend and more than a dozen companies showing off their […]

London’s iMakr Store offers what amounts to a “permanent tradeshow,” as CEO Eric Savant put it–and this past Thursday showed the store acting as an actual tradeshow, with the Desktop 3D Printing Show taking place for 6 hours, with more than 600...
iMakr’s Desktop 3D Printing Show: Nonstop Action in 3D Printing & Scanning

iMakr’s Desktop 3D Printing Show: Nonstop Action in 3D Printing & Scanning

For a city with millennia of history, London is singularly in tune with the future, as I relearned this past week in my first visit in a decade. I was headquartered for the week across the street from the world-famous British Museum, mere steps at any given point from the Rosetta Stone — but also […]

For a city with millennia of history, London is singularly in tune with the future, as I relearned this past week in my first visit in a decade. I was headquartered for the week across the street from the world-famous British Museum, mere steps at any given point from...
3D Printing Drones Heralding New Age of Disaster Housing

3D Printing Drones Heralding New Age of Disaster Housing

When an area has been impacted by a natural disaster, after the initial rescue and emergency medical care have been addressed, the next step in any effort is to figure out how to shelter those whose housing has been rendered uninhabitable or inaccessible by the disaster. 3D printing has featured prominently in efforts to confront this […]

When an area has been impacted by a natural disaster, after the initial rescue and emergency medical care have been addressed, the next step in any effort is to figure out how to shelter those whose housing has been rendered uninhabitable or inaccessible by the...
Official Silversmiths to Her Majesty the Queen Finally Get a 3D Printer

Official Silversmiths to Her Majesty the Queen Finally Get a 3D Printer

For some established companies, embracing 3D printing has been difficult. It’s understandable, particularly in lines of work that have been relying on handcrafted work or other traditional methods for years. Take the jewelry industry, for example. 3D printed jewelry has really begun to take off, as it offers increased options for customization plus precious stones […]

For some established companies, embracing 3D printing has been difficult. It’s understandable, particularly in lines of work that have been relying on handcrafted work or other traditional methods for years. Take the jewelry industry, for example. 3D printed...
World’s Tiniest 3D Printed Orchestra is a Tour de Force

World’s Tiniest 3D Printed Orchestra is a Tour de Force

We’ve all heard that joke about the world’s smallest violin, right? Thanks to 3D printing, not only is there now really such a thing — along with the violinist that makes it weep — but there’s an entire, miniature orchestra that can evoke a sublimely moving, heart-wrenching concerto sublimely. The Musical Instruments Museum in Phoenix, Arizona, […]

We’ve all heard that joke about the world’s smallest violin, right? Thanks to 3D printing, not only is there now really such a thing — along with the violinist that makes it weep — but there’s an entire, miniature orchestra that can evoke a sublimely...
3D Printed Replicas of ISIS-Destroyed Temple to be Constructed in New York City and London

3D Printed Replicas of ISIS-Destroyed Temple to be Constructed in New York City and London

In the year AD 32, the people of Palmyra, Syria began constructing a temple that would be consecrated to the Semitic god Bel and become the epicenter of the city’s religious life. The Temple of Bel would later become converted into a Christian church during the Byzantine era, and later into a mosque upon the arrival […]

In the year AD 32, the people of Palmyra, Syria began constructing a temple that would be consecrated to the Semitic god Bel and become the epicenter of the city’s religious life. The Temple of Bel would later become converted into a Christian church during the...
London’s Facit Homes: Creating ‘Super Tailored’ Constructions for Consumers via 3D Printing Concept

London’s Facit Homes: Creating ‘Super Tailored’ Constructions for Consumers via 3D Printing Concept

While it’s clearly evident that 3D printing is poised to ‘change the world’ in many, many ways, from bioprinting to construction, there is still a large majority out there convinced that 3D printers simply offer a more amusing way to make colorful keychains and gaming figurines. As some outrageous innovations appear in the news though […]

While it’s clearly evident that 3D printing is poised to ‘change the world’ in many, many ways, from bioprinting to construction, there is still a large majority out there convinced that 3D printers simply offer a more amusing way to make colorful keychains and gaming...
Indulge Your Godlike Powers of Creation With 3D Printed Fabulous Beasts

Indulge Your Godlike Powers of Creation With 3D Printed Fabulous Beasts

If you’re a gamer, you probably lean towards either tabletop or video games. They’re two very different worlds, but a new startup has found a way to combine the two – in a really fabulous way. London-based game studio Sensible Object presents Fabulous Beasts, a tabletop/digital hybrid game that combines Jenga, 3D printed beasts, electronic […]

If you’re a gamer, you probably lean towards either tabletop or video games. They’re two very different worlds, but a new startup has found a way to combine the two – in a really fabulous way. London-based game studio Sensible Object presents...
3D LifePrints Needs Help Bringing 3D Printed Prosthetics to the World’s Poorest Regions

3D LifePrints Needs Help Bringing 3D Printed Prosthetics to the World’s Poorest Regions

If you’ve ever doubted that the world is unbalanced, just take a look at the disparity in medical resources between developed and developing countries. In the United States, for example, medical technology has advanced to the point that a person’s entire face can be rebuilt, and very few diseases are the automatic death sentences that […]

If you’ve ever doubted that the world is unbalanced, just take a look at the disparity in medical resources between developed and developing countries. In the United States, for example, medical technology has advanced to the point that a person’s entire...
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