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3D Printed Exo360 VR Aerial Drone Prototype Lands at CE Week NYC

Trying to capture live events, especially with fast moving subjects, is often an exercise in futility. It’s impossible to get everything. And even with a small crew, you’ve only got…

DARPA Develops Virtual Eye That Captures a Real Time Virtual Reality View Using Two Cameras

During a disaster situation, first responders benefit from one thing above anything else: accurate information about the environment that they are about to enter. Having foreknowledge of specific building layouts,…

ISIS-Destroyed Museum in Iraq Revived by Crowdsourcing and 3D Printing Technology

There’s no better way to enrich ourselves with human history than by immersing ourselves in it, visiting the museums and historical sites across the world that tell the story of…

Attention Shoppers! Enjoy 3D Retail Therapy From Your Couch at eBay’s Virtual Reality Department Store

“What if you could enter a department store that is just for you, one that has learned about you, adapted to what you like to shop for, and in time…

SpaceVR Raises $1.25 Million to Launch Virtual Reality Camera Satellites into Space

Traveling to space is about to get a whole lot easier in the near future thanks to the continuing advancement of virtual reality technology. San Francisco-based SpaceVR is set to…

3D & 4D Technology Market Expected to be Worth $314 Billion by 2022

While most of us are still sitting around waiting for Virtual Reality technology to happen, it already seems to be having an impact on the business world. Just about every…

3D Systems Partners with CHEST to Develop Standardized Bronchoscopy Curriculum Using VR-Powered Simbionix BRONCH Mentor

While a lot of the hype centered on Virtual Reality is being focused on video gaming, there are far more important and innovative uses for the technology on the horizon….

Doctors Without Borders Uses Virtual Reality and 3D Printing Technology to Build Better Hospitals

Most of the world knows the French organization that we call Doctors Without Borders as Médecins Sans Frontières, or just MSF. But whatever you call it, MSF is one of…

The Oculus Rift Terms of Service are a Chilling Reminder That the Company is Owned by Facebook

The advertising algorithms employed by Facebook are the stuff of legend, and for years they have been plagued by privacy advocates as invasive and excessive. Because Facebook is a free…

The New Easy-to-Use Gravity Sketch 3D Modelling App for the iPad is Now Available

One of the barriers to a wider adoption of 3D technology is the difficulty of creating 3D printable models. For many people who may be interested in creating 3D models,…

Body Labs Secures Exclusive Licenses and Patents for 3D Body Modeling and Virtual Reality Technologies

Manhattan-based 3D capture and 3D modelling company Body Labs is already one of the leading names in capturing and analyzing the human body’s shape and transforming it into fully-manipulable 3D…

J-CAD Inc Offers Free Virtual Reality 3D Printable Part Review and Inspection

Toronto-based design, prototyping and 3D printing service provider J-CAD has been offering their services to a global customer base since they launched back in 2006, and as anyone who communicates…

Sketchfab Introduces New Virtual Reality Setting: Walk Inside a 3D Scene with the Click of a Button

This morning, I visited the home of Vincent van Gogh. His blue-walled bedroom was so well-kept that I almost believed he would return any minute and demand to know who…

Doctors Used Virtual Reality with Google Cardboard and Sketchfab to Save a Baby’s Life

Teegan was a medical case so rare that none of the doctors who worked with her had ever seen it. She was born with only a single lung and a strange…

World’s First Mobile VR Social Network vTime Hits CES 2016

Virtual Reality sometimes seems like one of those technologies that just sound too futuristic to be fully adopted in my lifetime, like flying cars or jetpacks it just seemed too…

Oculus Rift Delights Eventgoers at CES 2016; Promises Delivery of VR Headsets at $599 in March

Oculus Rift is seriously intense in every way. Not only is it an enormous business enterprise on its own, acquired by Facebook in 2014 for $2 billion, but this virtual…

Bonsai Lab Launches the World’s First Voice Controlled 3D Printer: The Sub-$500 FabPod

Even as industrial 3D printing is exploding, the desktop 3D printer market is starting to soften a bit, so many 3D printer manufacturers are looking to find new ways to…

This Submersible 3D Printed Haptic Sonar Glove Lets You Feel Things Underwater Without Actually Touching Them

The concept behind haptic communication is quite simple, however the science that makes it possible is much more complicated. The basic process involves the simulation of a sense of touch…

BitDrones Allow Users to Program Matter and Interact with 3D Computer Displays

A group of researchers from Queens University’s Human Media Lab think that the future of computing will be a mixture of the gesture based interactivity of Virtual Reality technology with…

Lowe’s and Made In Space will Launch First Commercial 3D Printer into Space and First In-Store VR Design Tool

The first permanent 3D printing facility on the International Space Station (ISS) is being made possible thanks to a partnership between Lowe’s Innovation Labs and Made In Space, the creators…

Razer RealSense 3D Camera/Scanner to Bring Intel Tech to Gaming

Gaming, software, hardware, and 3D technology come together as a tightly knit enclave for specialized applications of high-tech know-how–namely, here, in the spirit of not just creation, but fun. Those involved…

Sketchfab Receives $7 Million in Series A Funding from FirstMark Capital; Expanding Further into VR/AR

Sketchfab is a world unto itself. Featuring a unique platform for checking out and integrating 3D content into your own social media or files, you can get lost in viewing,…

Project Anywhere — Virtual Reality System Which Utilizes 3D Printed ‘Inteligloves’ & VR Headset

Lately we’ve been seeing a convergence between 3D printing and virtual reality in more ways than one. Whether it’s 3D modeling software which places the user in a virtual world with…