Kentucky bio-engineers claim that they’ll be able to produce a fully-functional artificial human heart using 3D printing one decade from now. So if you’re struck with a bout of heart disease, consider the option of a bioficial heart transplant by 2023! Scientists at the University of Louisville plan to create the heart, made out of […]
The Makibox A6 HT is a new $300 3D printer available to regular consumers, set to compete with the recently funded on Kickstarter Buccaneer that goes for $347 ($247 for the first 350 buyers) plus shipping (which is as expensive as $100 for those not in the United States). Below, the makers of Buccaneer explain […]
3D Systems and Motorola Mobility LLC, a Google company, have entered into a multi-year development agreement to create a continuous high-speed 3D printing production platform and fulfillment system. Users will have the ability to customize their smartphone with functional and design choices. Read more here: Google Enters 3D Printing Arena
Here our reporter Dane asked people what they would use a 3D Printer for if they had the ability to print anything they want. The answers are always different.
Apple has filed 5 new patent applications on the process of using Liquidmetal to build the next generation of smartphones, tablets and digital displays. Apple’s patent applications also relate to 3D printing and how 3D printing technology would be used to build certain devices with Liquidmetal.
Here is one of our reporters asking what would logically be 3D Printed by the average citizen. How 3D printing effects the common person is interesting to us at the 3D Printing Channel
Here is a fun, easy cartoon that shows what 3D Printing is and how 3D Printing technology works. And the view can see that 3D Printing Communities are being created globally.
What would you 3D Print? Our on the ground reporter interviews and asks that question. Do these people also know there is a 3d printing podcast available?
TV and film special effects company, Legacy Effects, utilizes 3D printers in the development of movie props and costumes.
The new enhanced version of digital ABS comes with the same original benefits, plus enhanced dimensional stability for fine edges and thin walls.
From the catwalk at the 3D Printing Fashion show in Paris this week. 3D Printed clothing and designs
Wired magazine talks about Desktop Manufacturing (another term for 3D Printing.) His focus is schools and getting the breed of makers into the mix. Desktop, Personal and easy to use makes it a vector for ideas.
This isn’t the first time the fashion industry has used 3D printing, but it may be the first time an ‘angel’ has. At the 2013 Victoria’s Secret Fashion show, one of the models wore 3D-printed angel wings. Victoria’s Secret hired Shapeways to print the wings, designed by architect Bradley Rothenberg. But to add to the […]
Coral reefs are disappearing at a rapid rate around the world as pollution, overfishing, coastal development, and global warming are all playing a significant part in this alarmingly fast decline. In the Persian Gulf, coastal and off shore developments have left the coral reef ecosystems severely damaged in the waters off of Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, […]
Cody and Tyler Kor, 20 and 22 respectively, plan to travel from coast to coast and back approximately two years from now in Urbee 2, the 3D-printed car their father Jim Kor and a team of engineers built. The Urbee has been a project since 1996, a project meant to create a low-energy car. They […]
The next industrial revolution will be kicked off by 3D printing, and American students need to start learning about it now, suggests MakerBot, which is spearheading a campaign to put a 3D printer in every school. “The hope is it will bring design, prototyping and ingenuity back into the United States,” said John Westrum, vice […]
In this report, the global 3D printing is segmented on the basis of technology, material, application, and geography. The technology segment comprises of Stereo lithography (SLA), Laser Sintering, Electron Beam Melting (EBM), Fused Disposition Modeling (FDM), Laminated Object manufacturing (LOM), Three Dimensional Inkjet printing (3DP), and other proprietary technologies.
3D Printing Market by Technology (SLA, SLS, EBM, FDM, EBM, LOM, 3DP), Materials (Polymers, Metal), Application (Aerospace, Automotive, Consumer, Healthcare, Government & Defense) & Geography (Americas, Europe, APAC & ROW) (2013 – 2020)
Kids should have fun with evolution! These scientist-approved 3D-printable models of prehistoric life and info cards make learning fun.
Here our reporter Dane is on the scene asking about 3D Printing applications. See what everyday people think of 3D Printing uses
A 3D scanning type of device has been being discussed in the last year as an important leap in 3D printing technology and an important accessory to it. 3D Systems is releasing this $399 handheld scanner and is immediately available in Staples stores and Cubify. Below, its uses are displayed – it can scan the […]
Here is a video from the Shapeways store in NYC. The CEO mentions that his firm prints 100,000 items each month. The 3D Printing Trade Associations confirm this.
Below, a reporter tests a joystick and new MakeVR software that allows people inexperienced with CAD (computer aided design) to create digital designs for objects in a familiar, simplified way. The technology altogether will come in at only about $500 and should be available on Kickstarter in a few months.
When the 3D Printing Industry needs its own PR, you can bet that the industry is growing. As the 3D Printing PR needs mature, special firms will come to the table to help get the messages out. This is one such firm.