rinkak

3D Design Challenge: Rinkak and Unitcom Invite You to Help Customize the Level Infinity Gaming PC

3D Design Challenge: Rinkak and Unitcom Invite You to Help Customize the Level Infinity Gaming PC

Something about 3D printing just screams “design competition!” We see new 3D printing and design contests every few days, it seems, from a multitude of organizations eager to attract publicity and stimulate creativity at the same time. Makers who pay attention have no shortage of opportunities to win prizes for designing everything from assistive devices to drones, […]

Something about 3D printing just screams “design competition!” We see new 3D printing and design contests every few days, it seems, from a multitude of organizations eager to attract publicity and stimulate creativity at the same time. Makers who pay...
Microsoft Japan Uses 3D Printing and Minecraft to Teach Students Basic Coding

Microsoft Japan Uses 3D Printing and Minecraft to Teach Students Basic Coding

There has recently been a movement to bring more STEM education into the classroom from educators and technology advocates all over the world. The reality is that the future of high-tech product development will require a working knowledge of STEM skills and concepts, so integrating it into the educational workflow is pretty vital if any […]

There has recently been a movement to bring more STEM education into the classroom from educators and technology advocates all over the world. The reality is that the future of high-tech product development will require a working knowledge of STEM skills and concepts,...
Rinkak Teams with Square Enix to 3D Print Dragon Quest Avatars

Rinkak Teams with Square Enix to 3D Print Dragon Quest Avatars

Japanese 3D printing solutions provider Kabuku is launching a new in-game 3D printing API called Rinkak 3D Avatar Printing Solution. The new in-app 3D printing service allows mobile game developers to offer their players the ability to 3D print their in-game avatars or player characters. The API can be integrated into any mobile app that […]

Japanese 3D printing solutions provider Kabuku is launching a new in-game 3D printing API called Rinkak 3D Avatar Printing Solution. The new in-app 3D printing service allows mobile game developers to offer their players the ability to 3D print their in-game avatars...
Kabuku Releases Rinkak 3D Printing MMS Quotation, Makes Life Easier for Service Bureaus

Kabuku Releases Rinkak 3D Printing MMS Quotation, Makes Life Easier for Service Bureaus

An escalating effect has taken place in the world of 3D printing, once an obscure technology known to only to its original creators and a select number of engineers. Now, an entire economy is being created around it–and a billion-dollar one at that. At first the central focus was refining the technology and materials to […]

An escalating effect has taken place in the world of 3D printing, once an obscure technology known to only to its original creators and a select number of engineers. Now, an entire economy is being created around it–and a billion-dollar one at that. At first the...
3D Printing: The Stories We Didn't Cover This Week -- December 12

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn't Cover This Week -- December 12

This week’s news includes new investments, contracts, and acquisitions on the business side of 3D printing technology. Some serious money (€700,000) is now flowing toward Germany-based 3D printing company trinckle after completing a recent round of financing. Another 3D printing and technology company, SabioAdvantec LLC, has registered to become a federal government contractor and is looking for contracts under $250,000. Graphene […]

This week’s news includes new investments, contracts, and acquisitions on the business side of 3D printing technology. Some serious money (€700,000) is now flowing toward Germany-based 3D printing company trinckle after completing a recent round of...
Sensible & Lovely! Japanese Designer Uses 3D Scanning, Printing & Auxetics to Create Truly Wearable Apparel

Sensible & Lovely! Japanese Designer Uses 3D Scanning, Printing & Auxetics to Create Truly Wearable Apparel

We’ve been telling you about 3D scanning via Artec 3D’s hardware and software for quite some time now, along with tools like Microsoft’s Kinect, popular in areas such as full body scanning for costumes and cosplay. With scanners also used in everything from massive archiving jobs to complex industrial projects, those applications are impressive, but many […]

We’ve been telling you about 3D scanning via Artec 3D’s hardware and software for quite some time now, along with tools like Microsoft’s Kinect, popular in areas such as full body scanning for costumes and cosplay. With scanners also used in everything...
Hold a 3D Printed Historical Japanese Battle in the Palm of your Hand

Hold a 3D Printed Historical Japanese Battle in the Palm of your Hand

With historical records of major military battles dating back to Japan’s early Jomon Period (10,000–300 BC), the Japanese Archipelago has been home to a rich and complex history of warfare. The battles that took place often radically altered Japanese society for multiple generations and the tactics developed during these periods made the Japanese military one […]

With historical records of major military battles dating back to Japan’s early Jomon Period (10,000–300 BC), the Japanese Archipelago has been home to a rich and complex history of warfare. The battles that took place often radically altered Japanese society for...
The Stories We Didn't Cover This Week -- September 5

The Stories We Didn't Cover This Week -- September 5

This week’s 3D printing stories include some examples of the cool things you can make if you have access to a 3D printer, like a Transformer birthday cake and a 3D printed hairbrush that is really easy to clean. The stories also include news about 3D printing’s expansions in Eastern Europe (Hungary) and the Asia-Pacific. Shapecloud, an online 3D printing […]

This week’s 3D printing stories include some examples of the cool things you can make if you have access to a 3D printer, like a Transformer birthday cake and a 3D printed hairbrush that is really easy to clean. The stories also include news about 3D...
Rinkak MMS Ready to Officially Launch 3D Printing Manufacturing Service

Rinkak MMS Ready to Officially Launch 3D Printing Manufacturing Service

When Kabuku Inc. of Tokyo launched a closed beta test of their Rinkak 3D Printing Manufacturing Management Service, the cloud-based business management service, designed to meet the needs of modern 3D printing service bureaus, they were expecting feedback. They got it, and now Yasuhide Yokoi of Kabuku says the number of registrants was “quite promising.” […]

When Kabuku Inc. of Tokyo launched a closed beta test of their Rinkak 3D Printing Manufacturing Management Service, the cloud-based business management service, designed to meet the needs of modern 3D printing service bureaus, they were expecting feedback. They got...
Rinkak's 3D Printed Product Marketplace Expands to the US

Rinkak's 3D Printed Product Marketplace Expands to the US

The ability to 3D print opens up so many doors to traditional product designers. No longer are their ideas limited to the availability of molds for a particular new product, and no longer is prototyping of these designs a problem. We have seen numerous marketplaces emerge over the last couple of years catering to the huge […]

The ability to 3D print opens up so many doors to traditional product designers. No longer are their ideas limited to the availability of molds for a particular new product, and no longer is prototyping of these designs a problem. We have seen numerous marketplaces...
Kabuku and Rinkak Announce 3D Print Manufacturers Partner Program

Kabuku and Rinkak Announce 3D Print Manufacturers Partner Program

Kabuku Inc., the Japanese 3D products and services company responsible for Rinkak, has announced the launch of the Rinkak 3D Printing Partner Program. Rinkak is one of the largest 3D printing service and marketplace concerns in Asia, and the partner program is aimed at offering a 3D print commission opportunity to members who’d like to […]

Kabuku Inc., the Japanese 3D products and services company responsible for Rinkak, has announced the launch of the Rinkak 3D Printing Partner Program. Rinkak is one of the largest 3D printing service and marketplace concerns in Asia, and the partner program is aimed...
Kabuku Partners Up With US Factory To Bring Rinkak's Products to North America Better, Faster

Kabuku Partners Up With US Factory To Bring Rinkak's Products to North America Better, Faster

Tokyo-based Kabuku is a Japanese company that manages Rinkak, a 3D printing service we have reported on previously as they were gaining steam earlier this year with a large grant. Rinkak is a progressive 3D printing community and marketplace offering users the ability to: Create data with CG software/CAD and upload data. Make or have products 3D printed in many different […]

Tokyo-based Kabuku is a Japanese company that manages Rinkak, a 3D printing service we have reported on previously as they were gaining steam earlier this year with a large grant. Rinkak is a progressive 3D printing community and marketplace offering users the ability...
Kabuku Announces $2 Million in Series A Funding to Further Develop Rinkak, The Shapeways of Japan

Kabuku Announces $2 Million in Series A Funding to Further Develop Rinkak, The Shapeways of Japan

Shapeways is probably one of the most interesting, and fastest growing 3D printing ventures out there today. They allow designers to upload their 3D models, and then sell those models as 3D prints, which Shapeways creates in house. By offering dozens of different materials and colors to clients, which they can have thousands of different […]

Shapeways is probably one of the most interesting, and fastest growing 3D printing ventures out there today. They allow designers to upload their 3D models, and then sell those models as 3D prints, which Shapeways creates in house. By offering dozens of different...