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Wiivv Engineer Plans to Run Boston Marathon in 3D Printed Flip-Flops

Wiivv Engineer Plans to Run Boston Marathon in 3D Printed Flip-Flops

Most people don’t even like to walk very long distances in flip-flops. They’re not exactly meant for it, with their flat beds, zero ankle support, and uncomfortable thong-thing. They’re meant for going to the beach, or kicking around the yard, not for hiking, or walking around cities, and certainly not for running marathons. The very […]

Most people don’t even like to walk very long distances in flip-flops. They’re not exactly meant for it, with their flat beds, zero ankle support, and uncomfortable thong-thing. They’re meant for going to the beach, or kicking around the yard, not...
Win a Pair of Wiivv 3D Printed Custom Insoles or Sandals in 3DPrint.com’s Latest Giveaway!

Win a Pair of Wiivv 3D Printed Custom Insoles or Sandals in 3DPrint.com’s Latest Giveaway!

Earlier this year, 3D printed insole manufacturer Wiivv broke its own record for the most funded 3D printed project ever on Kickstarter. That particular campaign was for the company’s new custom 3D printed sandals, which are created using the same technology Wiivv uses to make its popular 3D printed insoles (which held the most-funded 3D printing-related […]

Earlier this year, 3D printed insole manufacturer Wiivv broke its own record for the most funded 3D printed project ever on Kickstarter. That particular campaign was for the company’s new custom 3D printed sandals, which are created using the same technology...
3D Printing News Briefs: August 15, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: August 15, 2017

For today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re putting our best fashion foot forward as we bring you stories of 3D printed wearables, clothing, and insoles, then move into some software and business news. A Colorado artist is dealing with theft after most of the 3D printed artwork and wearables she was displaying at a gallery […]

For today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re putting our best fashion foot forward as we bring you stories of 3D printed wearables, clothing, and insoles, then move into some software and business news. A Colorado artist is dealing with theft after most of...
Wiivv Donates Custom Fit 3D Printed Insoles to Volunteer Search and Rescue Team, Launches Employee Wellness Program

Wiivv Donates Custom Fit 3D Printed Insoles to Volunteer Search and Rescue Team, Launches Employee Wellness Program

A health and wellness initiative at an old job allowed me to get a FitBit Zip for way less than the retail price, and everyone was encouraged to participate in coworker FitBit challenges, area 5K races, and the newly launched company softball and soccer leagues. I have since upgraded my FitBit, which means that I […]

A health and wellness initiative at an old job allowed me to get a FitBit Zip for way less than the retail price, and everyone was encouraged to participate in coworker FitBit challenges, area 5K races, and the newly launched company softball and soccer leagues. I...
3D Scanner Buying Guide 2017

3D Scanner Buying Guide 2017

3D scanning is no simple trick. I know it; I designed a full-body 3D scanning system for iMakr’s New York store in 2014, and though it wasn’t my first foray into 3D printing, it led to many other opportunities. I detailed my system in an Instructable, which was very popular, I’m sure in large part […]

3D scanning is no simple trick. I know it; I designed a full-body 3D scanning system for iMakr’s New York store in 2014, and though it wasn’t my first foray into 3D printing, it led to many other opportunities. I detailed my system in an Instructable,...
Around the World in 3D Printing: First Half 2017

Around the World in 3D Printing: First Half 2017

As the 3D printing industry heats up, so do the jet and car engines as we continue to travel around the US and the world to check in on the latest developments directly. 2016 kept us busy, from trade shows to site visits, from Barcelona to San Diego, as we went around the world in […]

As the 3D printing industry heats up, so do the jet and car engines as we continue to travel around the US and the world to check in on the latest developments directly. 2016 kept us busy, from trade shows to site visits, from Barcelona to San Diego, as we went around...
Walking with Wiivv: Review of Customized 3D Printed Insoles

Walking with Wiivv: Review of Customized 3D Printed Insoles

And I would walk 500 miles, and I would walk 500 more, to be the gal who walked a thousand miles to review at your door. Disclaimer: I have not walked 1,000 miles. As possibly the last person in the tech world without a FitBit or similar, and relying solely on the really inaccurate guesses of […]

And I would walk 500 miles, and I would walk 500 more, to be the gal who walked a thousand miles to review at your door. Disclaimer: I have not walked 1,000 miles. As possibly the last person in the tech world without a FitBit or similar, and relying solely on the...
Next Steps: 5 Predictions Driving the Footwear Industry by 2025

Next Steps: 5 Predictions Driving the Footwear Industry by 2025

Last week was a huge week in both the $350B footwear industry and the 3D printing materials industries, when two companies I admire and respect, sports powerhouse Adidas and 3D molecular science sensation Carbon, announced the Futurecraft 4D performance shoe, Adidas’ second shoe to incorporate 3D printing in the midsole and the first they plan […]

Last week was a huge week in both the $350B footwear industry and the 3D printing materials industries, when two companies I admire and respect, sports powerhouse Adidas and 3D molecular science sensation Carbon, announced the Futurecraft 4D performance shoe,...
Wiivv Breaks Own Record for Most Funded 3D Printed Product on Kickstarter

Wiivv Breaks Own Record for Most Funded 3D Printed Product on Kickstarter

Last year, Wiivv, manufacturer of custom 3D printed insoles, broke several crowdfunding records with their first Kickstarter campaign, which introduced their 3D printed insoles to the world. It turns out that many, many people have difficulty finding shoes that fit them comfortably, and Wiivv’s proprietary technology, which uses photographs to create specially customized insole designs […]

Last year, Wiivv, manufacturer of custom 3D printed insoles, broke several crowdfunding records with their first Kickstarter campaign, which introduced their 3D printed insoles to the world. It turns out that many, many people have difficulty finding shoes that fit...
A 3D Printed Perfect Fit: Wiivv Returns to Kickstarter with Custom Sandals

A 3D Printed Perfect Fit: Wiivv Returns to Kickstarter with Custom Sandals

Last night over dinner I was talking with my brother-in-law about the ghost economy in apparel, where billions of dollars worth of clothes are returned each year, largely from merchandise returned due to poor fit. He was taken aback at the depth of that pit — in 2015, $62.4 billion in 2015 worth of footwear […]

Last night over dinner I was talking with my brother-in-law about the ghost economy in apparel, where billions of dollars worth of clothes are returned each year, largely from merchandise returned due to poor fit. He was taken aback at the depth of that pit — in...
Wiivv Wearables Announces eSoles Acquisition, $4M in Series A Funding

Wiivv Wearables Announces eSoles Acquisition, $4M in Series A Funding

As soon as bionics company Wiivv Wearables Inc. received important venture capital for its 3D printed insoles and completed a $3.5 million seed round funding, it launched an incredibly successful Kickstarter campaign last year: the company’s customized 3D printed insoles broke a record, as the most funded 3D printed good ever on Kickstarter, achieving an astonishing 470% […]

As soon as bionics company Wiivv Wearables Inc. received important venture capital for its 3D printed insoles and completed a $3.5 million seed round funding, it launched an incredibly successful Kickstarter campaign last year: the company’s customized 3D...
Win Custom-Fit 3D Printed Wiivv Insoles in Our Latest Giveaway!

Win Custom-Fit 3D Printed Wiivv Insoles in Our Latest Giveaway!

One of the benefits of 3D printing is the chance to customize products, ensuring the right size, shape, design — and, in some cases, fit and comfort. Wiivv Wearables has taken the customized 3D printing product world by storm since winning the Startup Competition at Inside 3D Printing three years ago, garnering investments and seeing […]

One of the benefits of 3D printing is the chance to customize products, ensuring the right size, shape, design — and, in some cases, fit and comfort. Wiivv Wearables has taken the customized 3D printing product world by storm since winning the Startup...
Asimov Ventures Announces Close of Venture Fund I to New Investors, Launch of Venture Fund II

Asimov Ventures Announces Close of Venture Fund I to New Investors, Launch of Venture Fund II

Founded just last summer, early stage venture capital firm Asimov Ventures has already witnessed an incredible amount of growth. The firm, focusing on early stage investments in 3D printing, robotics, and other frontier technologies, has now announced that it has closed its first fund (Asimov Ventures I) to new investors, following recent investments from limited […]

Founded just last summer, early stage venture capital firm Asimov Ventures has already witnessed an incredible amount of growth. The firm, focusing on early stage investments in 3D printing, robotics, and other frontier technologies, has now announced that it has...
Frontier Tech Startup Showdown: Dog Parker Wins with Business Plan for Urban Pet Parents

Frontier Tech Startup Showdown: Dog Parker Wins with Business Plan for Urban Pet Parents

Inside 3D Printing NYC has now come and gone for another year, leaving in its trail a wake of excitement, big news, and, for one company, a big win. We’ve been looking forward to the Frontier Tech Startup Showdown since the conference was announced — it’s always a highlight! — and applications opened back in February. […]

Inside 3D Printing NYC has now come and gone for another year, leaving in its trail a wake of excitement, big news, and, for one company, a big win. We’ve been looking forward to the Frontier Tech Startup Showdown since the conference was announced —...
On Kickstarter Now: Wiivv Customized 3D Printed Insoles Solve Common Foot Pain & Fatigue

On Kickstarter Now: Wiivv Customized 3D Printed Insoles Solve Common Foot Pain & Fatigue

Wiivv is in the business of making 3D printed custom gear with human comfort in mind, starting with the feet. Their custom arches are meant to allow active people to reach their potential without muscle strain. BASE is a 3D printed, customized insole which is made through a user friendly smartphone app. Meant to promote […]

Wiivv is in the business of making 3D printed custom gear with human comfort in mind, starting with the feet. Their custom arches are meant to allow active people to reach their potential without muscle strain. BASE is a 3D printed, customized insole which is made...
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