Monthly Archives: September 2014

MIT Develops 3D Printed, Underwater Robot for Port Security

(MIT.edu) – MIT researchers have developed a 3D printed, oval-shaped submersible robot, a little smaller than a football, with a flattened panel on one side that it can slide along an underwater surface to perform ultrasound scans. The robot could inspect ships for the false hulls and propeller shafts that smugglers frequently use to hide contraband.... View Article

Tinkerine Expands Tinkerine U with Two Experienced Educational Hires

(3D Printing Industry) – Tinkerine Studios announced that it is bringing in two former MakerBot employees to help the Canadian 3D printer manufacturer expand its Tinkerine U education efforts into the US market. Tinkerine U sells 3D printers bundled with filament and a selection of 3D printing curriculum and printable educational models directly to schools to help... View Article

Reality Augmented: Turn 2D Sketches into 3D Models with Pango

By Scott J Grunewald

Tangible Solutions has been building a solid reputation as a full-service 3D design and rapid prototyping business in the Ohio area. Now, they’re trying something new and launching a Kickstarter for an app called Pango, which can help you take your 2D images and convert them into 3D models for viewing via augmented reality. Sort of.

Pango seeks to make turning 2D ideas into 3D reality easier for the average consumer. How it works is you draw your idea in the Inventor’s Notebook included with your Kickstarter pledge.…

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3Druck live von der TCT – Delta 3D Drucker Nectar One

Das holländische Start Up Nectar, gegründet im Mai 2013 von Nick Wilderink und Stein de Haan, stellt auf der TCT Show den Delta 3D-Drucker Nectar One vor. Das Ziel des derzeit 27-köpfigen Teams von Fachleuten, genannt “Nectarians”, ist es, das beste und preiswerteste 3D-Druck System zu entwickeln. Innerhalb von neun Monaten wurde das Projekt realisiert und Nectar […]

Der Beitrag erschien bei 3Druck.com unter der URL 3Druck live von der TCT – Delta 3D Drucker Nectar One

Proof X: Helping Surgeons, Patients, and Researchers with Innovative 3D Printing Services

By Andrew Wheeler

Chicago Ideas Week takes place October 13-19 at the Health Technology Innovation Incubator in Chicago.  Featuring a wide range of topics and a variety of speakers including: Deepak Chopra, George Lucas, David Axelrod, Captain James Lovell and Charlie Rose among many others.
It also features Proof X, an innovative 3D printing service that wants to “become the FedEx/Kinko’s of the medical community”, according to Dima Elissa, Co-founder and CEO.  Dima brings a wide range of experience to Proof X, from serving as a STEM steering committee member for the Aparecio Foundation, leading Visual Media Inc.…

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Time for Some Double-Dutch: colorFabb Partners with 3D Hubs

By Evan Chavez

In a move that will surely have far reaching ramifications during the inevitable proliferation of 3D printing, colorFabb has teamed with 3D Hubs. The venture promises to be a boon for both organisations because of the mutual growth afforded as a result of their combined capabilities. 3DHubs operates on a global scale as a means to connect and utilize 3D printers, and colorFabb offers material and production value at a high standard established by their catalogue of designs and polymers.

Regular experimenting with polymers will bolster use within the 3D Hubs network.…

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Mcor Technologies verbessert Möglichkeiten zum farbigen 3D-Druck

Mcor Technologies Ltd hat die Möglichkeiten des farbigen 3D-Drucks mit Verbesserungen am Mcor IRIS ausgedehnt. Der Drucker bietet nun höhere Farbkanten-Definierung bzw. -Schärfe, eine verbesserte Farbqualität auf dünnwandigen Modellen sowie eine 10-prozentige Reduzierung des Tintenverbrauchs. Diese heute bekanntgegebenen Verbesserungen bauen auf den True Colour-Kapazitäten der Mcor 3D-Drucker auf und sind Teil der Strategie von Mcor […]

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This 3D printed iPhone case comes to the rescue of bendgate victims

Bendgate needs little introduction. How could anyone with even a remote interest in technology miss it? Very soon after the release of the brand-new iPhone 6 Plus on the 19th of September, reports began surfacing that this very popular piece of machinery was prone to bending when placed in the owner’s back pocket at sat on.

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