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Motorized, 3D Printed Shoes Could Make Virtual Reality Truly Immersive

Some prefer reading, others would rather binge-watch the latest Netflix show, and then there are the gamers. We often see 3D printing used in the gaming world, with classic board…

Exploring the Future of 3D Technology & Virtual Reality in the Academic Library

Authors Zack Lischer-Katz, Kristina Golubiewski-Davis, Jennifer Grayburn, and Veronica Ikeshoji-Orlati discuss the future of 3D printing and virtual reality in libraries around the world, outlining their findings in ‘3D/VR in…

More Realistic Models and Prototypes Built with Interactive Technologies such as 3D Printing and Virtual Reality

For visualization of prototypes and infrastructures, models are one of the key factors. A high quality model makes it possible to truly capture a virtual design, along with reducing the…

Tradiebot Industries Using Augmented and Virtual Reality Technologies to Train Automotive Workforce

From midair 3D designing and undertaking immersive experiences to learning more about things like coffee and our planet, from testing out 3D digital drones and how to modify nuclear pumps to getting a closer…

Morphi Rings in the New Year With New Materials Tool

Morphi, the 3D design app for education, has become increasingly versatile. Over the past year, the Morphi team has integrated AR and VR into the program and integrated it into…

Google’s New Poly Platform is Home to Free 3D Objects to Build AR and VR Apps

Google is a veritable technology titan, coming out with 3D creations like the Smart Bathroom, Jump for VR, and Google Tilt Brush, and providing high-profile funding to big-name 3D printing…

3D Printing News Briefs: October 31, 2017

Happy Halloween! To celebrate, check out our 3D Printing News Briefs – we’re starting with some virtual reality research, then moving right along with all sorts of new innovations and…

Virtual Human Modeling Puts Simulation Tools in Clinicians’ Hands: Interview with Dassault Systèmes’ Karl D’Souza

Dassault Systèmes announced the Living Heart Project in May 2014, bringing advanced simulation capabilities into play for cardiac care, and soon began to expand the reach of the project with…

Morphi 3.0 Introduces New Interface and Features, Including Integration with Apple ARKit for Enhanced Augmented Reality

As 3D printing has become more accessible, it is becoming increasingly important to lower the barriers of entry into 3D design. You don’t have to be a trained 3D modeler…

3D Printing News Briefs: September 29, 2017

We’re starting off today’s 3D Printing News Briefs with some business stories, then moving on to some new products. Luxexcel has received an equity investment from a venture capital fund,…

Cappasity Announces Development of ARToken-Powered Blockchain Ecosystem for Quick and Easy AR/VR/3D Content Creation

Cappasity, founded in 2013, is on a mission: to make 3D digitizing as simple as photography. The startup is known for its in-store browsing experience, with interactive 3D images, to…

Russian Cosmonauts Deploy Satellite with 3D Printed Casing During Livestreamed Spacewalk

We bring you news from the International Space Station (ISS) today, as two Russian cosmonauts stepped into outer space this morning to begin a planned six-hour spacewalk, also known as…

Pinshape Partners with Mold3D Academy, Turns to Virtual Sculpting for Avatar 3D Design Contest

It’s high time for another unique 3D design contest from 3D printing community and marketplace Pinshape, which has just announced the winners in its Mechanical Design Challenge. This time around,…

Soft Robotics and 3D Printing Used to Make Flexible Gloves that Allow Users to Experience Tactile Feedback in a VR Environment

Earlier this month, researchers at the University of California San Diego presented its soft robot, capable of walking over rough terrain with four 3D printed legs. Now, a different team…

Six Degrees of Freedom with 3D Printed Cube for Manipulating Virtual Objects

Augmented and virtual reality are about being able to have an immersive experience. This means that the viewer gets much more than offered by a 3D movie or even a…

Canada is Telling a New Story in 3D: VR & AR in Focus at Be3D Think Forward Event

Oh, Canada! Yesterday at the TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival) Bell Lightbox, Think2Thing and Ryerson University brought the second Be3D conference together, centered around one idea: “Think Forward.” With focus on…

The Possible: GE Announces Immersive Virtual Reality Documentary Miniseries

When it comes to cutting-edge and creative technology, you can be sure that GE will be right there with it; what else would you expect from a company whose motto is “Imagination…

Why I Wasn’t Bored at CES 2017

CES 2017 has come and gone and left us all with a smattering of new tech product announcements and (I know I’m not alone in this) a lingering bug from…

Using Virtual Reality to Travel Inside the Human Brain

It’s hard not to be fascinated by virtual reality. The fantasy of being able to immerse yourself in a nonexistent environment and navigate as if you are part of it…

‘Virtually Real’ Exhibit Questions Imagined Gap Between Art & Science with 3D Technologies

Artists love to play with new tools, and push the boundaries of those tools. It should come as no surprise then that the arts community has embraced advanced technologies just…

Are We Living in The Matrix? Probably, Say Several Well-Respected Scientists

A few weeks ago, I started watching Westworld on HBO. I’m a few episodes behind, but it’s been really good so far – however, it’s also been more than a…

Virtual Reality Created by Robots Allows Jurors to Visit Crime Scenes Without Leaving the Courthouse

The jury is generally a pretty hard crowd to impress, and rightly so, as years, lives, and sums hang in the balance with what can sometimes result in severe judgment and…

In the Eyes of the Animal: Viewers Don Grass-Covered Virtual Reality Headset Pods, Frolic as British Bats & More

Last year, we had a week of thunderstorms nearly every day. It was breezy and dramatic, and I took to opening the front door for hours during the day, and…