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Fungus in Your Ears: Fraunhofer 3D Prints Mycelium as Sound Absorber

We’re in an urgent need of shifting not just our energy sources from fossil fuels to renewables, but in replacing the source of our plastics from petroleum to biopolymers. Much…

Is this 3D Printed Alto Saxophone on Kickstarter Viable?

I’ve been playing music in some form or fashion since I was in the first grade, from singing and ringing handbells in various church choirs, taking piano lessons, and playing…

Singapore: 3D Printing Helps Reduce Noise Pollution with MMP Panels

Researchers from Singapore are working to decrease noise pollution with the help of 3D printing, outlining their findings in the recently published ‘3D Printing of Polymeric Multi-Layer Micro-Perforated Panels for…

Could Your Next Headphones Use 3D Printed Metamaterials?

We’ve often seen 3D printing used to fabricate headphones and earbuds. But a team of researchers from the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering in the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow…

Bose Introduces 3D Printed Prototype Augmented Reality Sunglasses

You’ve probably heard of Google Glass, a brand of optical smart glass that displays information in a smartphone-like, hands-free format. This product, as is the case with many other smart…

Sound Designer Develops 3D Printed Modular Synthesizer: All Open Source, Open Hardware

Musician and sound designer José Luis González Castro has a lot of experience with video game sound effects and creation, which paved the way for his current project. Castro is working to…

Echolocation in 3D Print: How Do We Look to Dolphins?

At this point you’ve seen everything 3D printed except for maybe your right big toe, but of course, that’s probably in development too. Plenty of outrageous concepts have been translated into 3D…

3D Printed “Edge Detector” Can Sort Soundwaves

The concept of sound edge detection is the basis for commonly used technologies like ultrasound or sonars. Essentially, a sound is emitted at a specific frequency and then a machine…

Exo-Voice & Exo-Shoe: Onyx Ashanti Creates Incredibly High Tech 3D Printed ‘Footware’ & More

  The creative process is, above all, a process. Good art, just like any creation worth having, is worth waiting for. Onyx Ashanti, a native of Mississippi, is all about the…

FoxRox Bluetooth Vibration “Speaker” Offers Customizable 3D Printed Cabinet to Enhance Sound

Over the years and with the introduction of the Internet, consumers are more conscious than ever before, so much so that companies like FoxSmart have been able to capitalize on…