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Taiwan: Smartphone 3D Printer Allows Screen Light to Cure Resin, to Retail Eventually at Just $100

As we begin to streamline nearly everything in our lives from the convenience of the smartphone, it’s become the center of operation for many activities–from photography to banking to home…

Taiwan’s ITRI Showcases Metal 3D Printed Saxophone

Guitars. Violins — both acoustic and electric. Cellos. Drum sets and Indian tabla drum pairs. The saxophone… 3D printing musical instruments is becoming more common, but it is not necessarily an easy…

Taiwanese Unveil First Industrial 3D Printing Metal System, Will Maintain Aging Military Parts

The Taiwanese not only have a penchant for exploring new technology, they have as a whole been working hard to emerge as serious leaders in manufacturing and innovation, aside from…

Taiwanese Presidential Candidate Tsai Ing-wen Presents 3D Printed Piggy Banks to US Congresswomen

One of the biggest complaints we hear about 3D printing is that the only items that are easy to make are little trinkets, and that it’s too difficult to make anything of…

Underwriters Laboratories Partners with Taiwan on Digitized Manufacturing

Underwriters Laboratories, the worldwide organization which certifies, validates, tests, inspects, audits, advises and trains companies, has just announced an agreement to collaborate with Taiwan on digitize manufacturing processes. A memorandum…

Addwii Unveils The X1 — Affordable Compact Binder Jetting 3D Printer

While FDM/FFF technology is awesome for many DIY products as well as prototyping, there is little doubt that the technology leaves a lot to be desired when it comes to…

Sky Tech Releases Sky-Maker H Series 3D Printer & 16 Accompanying Tutorials

Sky Tech, founded in 2008, has a gameplan, and they are sticking to it. The dynamic company from Taiwan is on a mission to be one of the major contributors to…

SKYPEN: The $19 Dual Color 3D Printing Pen, Now on Kickstarter

I nearly didn’t have time to write this article because I was so busy fantasizing about what I might do with this newest gadget. As a Kickstarter junkie, I was…

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — June 20, 2015

This week’s stories include two relating 3D printing and dancing. In one case, a Taiwanese company uses 3D printing to create objects for its haunting production, and in the other…

Woolly Mammoth Resurrection – Forget DNA Regeneration, Just 3D Print One in 197 Pieces

Over the last three to four years there has been much talk about the possibility of resurrecting the now-extinct woolly mammoth (Mammuthus primigenius). The mammoth, which is related to the…

Taiwan: ITRI Unveils Their First 3D Metal Printer, the AM100/AM250

While Taiwan may be a thriving and independent island, they do bow to what they consider true royalty these days: the technology of 3D printing. And they are certainly not…

“It’s Love” 4D Printed Lamp from DC for Life

3D printing and art, as we’ve seen, certainly go hand in hand–and the same can be said for the even newer 4D technology. Objects printed using 4D techniques are able…

BotFeeder’s Filastic Filament Launches on Kickstarter: Flexible, Strong & Affordable  

Every time I go to Kickstarter I feel like a kid in a candy store, delighted by the vast array of technological treats. The latest innovative idea to catch my…

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — April 11, 2015

This week’s 3D printing stories we didn’t cover run the gamut from quite serious to whimsical, beginning with serious news of an MIT student’s use of 3D printing to document…

Lung x Lung Creates Unique 3D Printed Shoes with Interchangeable Heels

Only a couple years ago, the thought of 3D printing shoes was one that simply did not make sense. This was especially the case when it came to doing so…

Tiny MiiCraft+ DLP Printers Ready to Ship

The MiiCraft+ packs a lot of usability into a tiny, DLP printer package. MiiCraft is manufactured by Rays Optics, a Taiwanese company focused on the design and manufacture of optical lenses,…

The Band-Aid of the Future — NTU Creates the 3D Printed BioScope

A team of students at the National Taiwan University have developed a “smart bandage” they call the BioScope which amps up the functionality of the Band-Aid to unheard of levels….

Artist is 3D Printing a 26 Foot Long Boat in 100,000 Separate Pieces on 30 3D Printers

Over the past year, we have seen many incredible 3D printing projects take place. There have been houses, cars, boats, and prosthetic hands that have all been created on 3D printers….

Sky-Tech to Release a Plethora of New 3D Printers in 2015: DLP, FDM, Bio Printer, Dual Printing Pen & More

Sky-Tech is a company that has been in the business of manufacturing 3D printers for quite some time now. The Taiwan-based company has been in business since 2008 and when…

Selfies Come to Life Via 3D-Printing App, Insta3D

Taiwan-based 3D design firm, Speed 3D released its mobile phone application Insta3D in late June. Insta3D allows its users to take selfies and create realistic 3D-imaged avatars. Once a user creates…

da Vinci 3D Printer Manufacturer, XYZPrinting, Set to Announce New Line of Affordable & Revolutionary 3D Printers

XYZPrinting, the company behind the popular and affordable line of da Vinci 3D printers, has an announcement to make next month. At the COMPUTEX 2014 conference, in Taiwan, which takes…