Category Archives: Scan the World

Egyptian Civilisations brought to life for the BBC at Fab Lab Warrington

Egyptian artifacts discovered in the Valley of the Kings have been faithfully recreated by 3D printing at Fab Lab Warrington. A series of canopic jars, used to preserve organs for the afterlife, and other ancients objects were made as part of a festival held by the BBC that saw museums up and down the country come […]

3D printing brings V&A sculptures to patients at Great Ormond Street

Sculptures from London’s leading art and design museum, the V&A, have been brought to young patients at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), through 3D printing. Working with GOSH Arts programme the V&A ran 3D printing workshops with children treated in isolation for bone marrow transplants. Remixing V&A sculptures in hospital beds 3D scans of V&A sculptures from […]

3D printing brings V&A sculptures to patients at Great Ormond Street

Sculptures from London’s leading art and design museum, the V&A, have been brought to young patients at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), through 3D printing. Working with GOSH Arts programme the V&A ran 3D printing workshops with children treated in isolation for bone marrow transplants. Remixing V&A sculptures in hospital beds 3D scans of V&A sculptures from […]

Wikipedia goes 3D allowing users to upload .stls for digital reference

Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository of Wikipedia, has introduced a new tool allowing contributors to upload 3D models to the site. The 3D models, as with Wikipedia’s other media content i.e. photos, audio, vector and video files, will be embedded into the site’s existing articles, adding a new dimension to research done by the […]

Wikipedia goes 3D allowing users to upload .stls for digital reference

Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository of Wikipedia, has introduced a new tool allowing contributors to upload 3D models to the site. The 3D models, as with Wikipedia’s other media content i.e. photos, audio, vector and video files, will be embedded into the site’s existing articles, adding a new dimension to research done by the […]

3D Printing Industry Review of the year March 2017

As 2017 marched on, policy guidelines started to roll in to help encourage adption of 3D printing throughout existing industry. This month we also announced that Dr Adrian Bowyer, inventor of RepRap project, would be receiving our award for Outstanding Contribution to 3D Printing, and covered a number of events across Europe. Mapping out the future of additive […]

3D Printing Industry Review of the year February 2017

Our 3D Printing Industry review of the year looks at most interesting and noteworthy stories that we covered throughout February 2017. The month marked an important change in strategy for a major company and also saw new 3D printers, software and material releases. Investment in 3D printing was also an important activity, with the completion […]

MyMiniFactory launches Click & Print direct slicing feature for 3D printers

3D model sharing platform MyMiniFactory has launched a new feature to make it even easier for people to 3D print objects. With “Click & Print” functionality, site visitors can now directly generate a GCODE for 8,000 objects in the site’s collection, with plans to rollout the feature over all 30,000 in the future. Access to […]

MyMiniFactory launches Click & Print direct slicing feature for 3D printers

3D model sharing platform MyMiniFactory has launched a new feature to make it even easier for people to 3D print objects. With “Click & Print” functionality, site visitors can now directly generate a GCODE for 8,000 objects in the site’s collection, with plans to rollout the feature over all 30,000 in the future. Access to […]