watermarks

Invasion of Privacy & Tracking via 3D Printed Watermarks May Be Real Threats

Many 3D printing enthusiasts are probably already harkening back to the beginning of 3D printing, when it was still a technological wild frontier, virtually lawless, and wildly exciting due to…

LayerCode Offers Improved Way to Embed Bar Codes in 3D Prints

In “LayerCode: Optical Barcodes for 3D Printed Shapes,” researchers Henrique Teles Maia, Dingzeu Li, Yuan Yang, and Changxi Zheng have created a tagging scheme called LayerCode. This embedding process tags…

3D Printed Surface Helps Researchers Prevent Watermarks

You’ve probably experienced the frustration of preparing for a nice dinner party only to realize that all of your clean glasses have dirty-looking streaks or white spots on them. They’re…