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How technology is transforming fashion?

By Mohand Chebbah

In this exclusive video, head curator Andrew Bolton talks about the dress that inspired the show (by Chanel Haute Couture); discloses one of his favorite pieces (it’s from the 1980s); and waxes lyrical about the potential of 3-D printing, which he believes “has the potential to be as radical as the sewing machine in terms […]

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ZMorph Release Multi-functional 3D printer

By Matthew Shier

ZMorph are changing the game with their new ‘Zmorph 2.0 SX’ printer   ZMorph, a company that Launched in early 2013, has been leading the way when it comes down to applying multiple functions to a 3D printer. They have produced an all in one machine that has the ability to 3D print/scan, CNC Mill and […]

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How to defend your copyright in 3D printing

By Nick Hall

We all know that 3D printing is set to change the world. Soon we’re going to be able to print anything in the comfort of our own homes. It is going to be a total revolution, but we will face issues along the way. Copyright is a complex problem that keeps coming up and so […]

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HOT NEWS – 3D Printing Hackers Cracked “Secured” Keys

By Suzanne Crockett

  3D Printing Hackers cracked “Secured” Keys In an exciting development in Australia – or worrying, depending on which side of the lock you’re on – a group of hackers in Melbourne has demonstrated their ability to use 3D printed keys to open security locks with highly restricted keyways. And how did they do it? […]

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Future Engineers Teams Up with NASA and ASME to Launch “Think Outside the Box” Challenge for Young Students

By Tyler Koslow

Whether they’re influencing young designers with their Star Trek sponsored challenge, or collaborating with NASA to find the next innovative tool for use in space, Future Engineers has placed a keen focus on preparing students to design with outer space in mind. To commemorate the recent launch of the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM), which […]

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3D Printing Used in Lenovo Stop Motion “Goodweird” Campaign

Although 3D printing is certainly an emerging and relatively new technology, that doesn’t mean it can’t be used to revive classic forms of art and entertainment. Take the Chinese computer tech company Lenovo, for instance, who are now using 3D printing to advertise a number of their products. The Intel-powered Lenovo YOGA tablets, tabletop PCs, […]

The 3D Printed Apache Attack Helicopter: Satirical Shot at 3D Printed Weapon Laws?

By Tyler Koslow

3D printing technology has assisted in creating parts for a number of airplanes and helicopters across the globe. From Turbomeca’s 3D printed fuel injector nozzles to the environmental control system for the Bell Helicopter, this emerging technology has helped ease the load for certain traditional manufacturing methods. But has this use of 3D printing technology finally gone too far? One 3D printing hobbyist from Australia, named Darren Stuckman, is (facetiously) 3D printing a full-sized and fully operational Boeing AH-64 Apache helicopter off of his domestic 3D printer, taking military-grade power and putting it the hands of the dangerous Maker community.…

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Future Engineers Calls on Young Trekkies to Design 3D Printable Eating Tools for Outer Space

By Tyler Koslow

There’s a lot of thought put into the way that astronauts eat when they’re out exploring the confines of our Solar System, implementing special packaging and preparation to ensure that spoilage won’t occur. Even on the International Space Station, astronauts still have to eat three meals a day, and, as we gear up to further explore the surface of our moon and beyond in the near future, we must continue to reinvent the way food is eaten in space. Future Engineers is reaching out to the youngest and brightest minds to help prepare the tools of the future that will help us eat in outer space, asking students from Kindergarten to 12th grade to create a digital 3D model of a non-edible, food-related object to be 3D printed in space in the year 2050.…

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Gaga Tributes Bowie with 3D Printing, Projections, & Robots

By Michael Molitch-Hou

My wife and I began the morning by watching one great artist honor another with Lady Gaga’s Grammy tribute to David Bowie. I didn’t know at that time that, to pull off what was a pretty stunning stage show, the Oscar-nominated pop icon used a handful of technology and help from Intel.

As the Grammy’s tribute begins, Lady Gaga sings “Space Oddity” with paint pouring down her face, finally forming the legendary lightning bolt associated with Aladdin Insane. To produce this unique effect, Intel first practiced the projections on a 3D printed copy of Gaga’s visage.…

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