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3D Printing and Virtual Reality Improve and Highlight Water Issues Around the World

3D Printing and Virtual Reality Improve and Highlight Water Issues Around the World

New technologies available today such as 3D printing and virtual reality offer potential in so many ways—and when it comes to improving the lives of those struggling in developing countries, the benefits should be explored as much as possible. Oxfam, the well-known charity involved in efforts around the world, has now found ways to highlight the […]

New technologies available today such as 3D printing and virtual reality offer potential in so many ways—and when it comes to improving the lives of those struggling in developing countries, the benefits should be explored as much as possible. Oxfam, the...
3D Printing in Sri Lanka Continues to Grow with Help from RCS2 Technologies

3D Printing in Sri Lanka Continues to Grow with Help from RCS2 Technologies

Although 3D printing isn’t new to Sri Lanka – the technology was introduced to the country a decade ago – it’s been slow to spread. Sri Lanka is home to a single 3D printer manufacturer, but while RCS2 Technologies may be only one company, they’ve done the work of many. We took a look at RCS2 […]

Although 3D printing isn’t new to Sri Lanka – the technology was introduced to the country a decade ago – it’s been slow to spread. Sri Lanka is home to a single 3D printer manufacturer, but while RCS2 Technologies may be only one company,...
3D Printing Comes to Sri Lanka Thanks to RCS2 Technologies and Colombo University

3D Printing Comes to Sri Lanka Thanks to RCS2 Technologies and Colombo University

The city of Colombo is the largest in the island country of Sri Lanka. It’s a popular tourist destination, a multicultural metropolis, and the country’s major business hub. It’s also home to RCS2 Technologies, the country’s first – and thus far only – 3D printer manufacturer, and they’re on a mission to make the technology […]

The city of Colombo is the largest in the island country of Sri Lanka. It’s a popular tourist destination, a multicultural metropolis, and the country’s major business hub. It’s also home to RCS2 Technologies, the country’s first – and...
KÛR: Modern Meets Traditional in Designer's First Foray into 3D Printing

KÛR: Modern Meets Traditional in Designer's First Foray into 3D Printing

Designer Kasuni Rathnasuriya believes in preserving traditional art forms, which is why she incorporated the dying art of handmade Dutch lace into her concept designs for the inaugural launch of KÛR, the clothing line she started in Sri Lanka in 2009. Now based in New York City, KÛR specializes in hand-crafted, contemporary women’s fashion. Recently, Rathnasuriya […]

Designer Kasuni Rathnasuriya believes in preserving traditional art forms, which is why she incorporated the dying art of handmade Dutch lace into her concept designs for the inaugural launch of KÛR, the clothing line she started in Sri Lanka in 2009. Now based in New...
Ultimaker's Olsson Block Enables Architectural Firm to 3D Print a City in No Time

Ultimaker's Olsson Block Enables Architectural Firm to 3D Print a City in No Time

One of the really neat things about 3D printing, in my opinion, is how its development has been such a collaborative effort. The technology has advanced so rapidly largely because we live in the era of hacking and crowdsourcing. The RepRap project is an obvious example, and we frequently cover stories of individuals coming up with […]

One of the really neat things about 3D printing, in my opinion, is how its development has been such a collaborative effort. The technology has advanced so rapidly largely because we live in the era of hacking and crowdsourcing. The RepRap project is an obvious...