Category Archives: BMW

Review: V&A exhibition The Future Starts Here: Made In Space, Apple and Chelsea Manning featured

Self-driving cars, Apple’s corporate campus, and the 3D printed face of U.S. military whistleblower Chelsea Manning are currently on display at London’s V&A Museum. Part of The Future Starts Here, the items contribute to an exhibition of 100 projects credited with “shaping the world of tomorrow.” A concept that reaches broadly across many available and developing technologies, it […]

Review: V&A exhibition The Future Starts Here: Made In Space, Apple and Chelsea Manning featured

Self-driving cars, Apple’s corporate campus, and the 3D printed face of U.S. military whistleblower Chelsea Manning are currently on display at London’s V&A Museum. Part of The Future Starts Here, the items contribute to an exhibition of 100 projects credited with “shaping the world of tomorrow.” A concept that reaches broadly across many available and developing technologies, it […]

BMW and MIT reveal Liquid 3D Printed Pneumatics for self-assembling car interiors

Skylar Tibbits, who coined the term 4D printing back in 2013, and his team at MIT’s Self-Assembly Lab have released the details of an ongoing collaboration with car manufacturer BMW. Named Liquid Printed Pneumatics, the project applies the Self-Assembly Lab’s “Rapid Liquid Printing” technique to the development of next generation car interiors, capable of taking […]

BMW und das MIT entwickeln „Liquid Printed Pneumatics“ für Fahrzeuginnenteile

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BMW und das Self Assembly Lab des MIT haben gemeinsam „Liquid Printed Pneumatics“ entwickelt, das erste 3D-gedruckte aufblasbare Material, das von einem Zustand in einen anderen übergehen und sich in jede Form und Funktion ausdehnen kann. Vor rund zwei Jahren haben die BMW Designabteilung und das Self Assembly Lab des MIT eine interdisziplinäre Studie mit [...]

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BMW stellt 3D-gedruckten Motorradrahmen vor

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BMW arbeitet aktuell an einem 3D-gedruckten Motorradrahmen aus Metall. Während es sich aktuell noch um Forschung und Prototypen handelt sollen in Zukunft zahlreiche Bauteile mittels 3D-Druck in Serie gefertigt werden. BMW hat erst vor kurzem begonnen ein Zentrum für additive Fertigung zu bauen. Neben dem neuen Zentrum ist aber auch die Herstellung von angepassten Teilen […]

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Fictiv series B raises $15M for on demand manufacturing platform and “new world order”

Fictiv, a San Francisco based manufacturing platform, has announced closing of a $15M series B funding round led by Sinovation Ventures. Founded in 2013, the company offers digital manufacturing services including 3D printing, CNC milling, injection molding and a range of post-processing options. Specifically Polyjet, SLS and FDM 3D printing are available. When 3D Printing […]

Fictiv series B raises $15M for on demand manufacturing platform and “new world order”

Fictiv, a San Francisco based manufacturing platform, has announced closing of a $15M series B funding round led by Sinovation Ventures. Founded in 2013, the company offers digital manufacturing services including 3D printing, CNC milling, injection molding and a range of post-processing options. Specifically Polyjet, SLS and FDM 3D printing are available. When 3D Printing […]

BMW demos 3D printed S1000RR sport bike following $12.3 million investment

This week multinational automotive BMW Group invested €10 million (approximately $12.3 million) in a new Additive Manufacturing Campus in Germany. In the teaser for this new facility, discerning viewers may have noticed the 3D printed chassis of a BMW sports bike. Made for the award winning BMW S1000RR motorcycle, the 3D printed chassis is a demonstration of possibilities yet […]

BMW Group invests €10 million in German Additive Manufacturing Campus

The multinational automotive BMW Group has invested €10 million (approximately $12.3 million) in an Additive Manufacturing Campus scheduled to open early 2019. A 6,000 square meter facility, the new Additive Manufacturing Campus will focus on prototyping, series production of parts, and customized solutions for the automotive industry. Udo Hänle, Head of Production Integration at BMW comments, “Our new […]

AMUG 2018 3D Printing Industry preview

Next week 3D Printing Industry will join the leaders, and most importantly the end users, of companies building and applying additive manufacturing technology. The location for the 2018 Additive Manufacturing User Group (AMUG) event is St. Louis, Missouri. Appropriately enough the local airport code is STL. From April 8th to 12th an anticipated 2000 ‘conference’ […]