At the dawn of rapid prototyping, a common predication was that 3D printing would transform manufacturing, spurring a consumer revolution that would put a printer in every home. That hasn’t quite happened—-and like so many emerging technologies, rapid prototyping has found its foothold in a surprisingly different field: Medicine.
An article on Motherboard suggests that 3D printers may soon be a key part of disaster relief efforts.
Personal 3D printing has been evolving at a very rapid rate over the past 3-4 years. It’s been proceeding so fast that you might find yourself equipped with a few older, obsolete models that idle powerless in the corner of your workshop.
The Suspended Deposition Project, Brian Harm’s new 3D printing concept, is built to change the way architects create and design structures.
Scott Crump, Stratasys Chairman and Chief Innovation Officer, receives the SME Rapid Technologies and Additive Manufacturing (RTAM) Industry Achievement Award from Francisco Media of the University of Texas at El Paso, at RAPID 2013. Stratasys Chairman and Chief Innovation Officer Scott Crump was invited to deliver the opening keynote address at this this week’s Inside 3D Printing Conference & Expo which opens Wednesday (July 10) in Chicago. The conference explores current and future business applications of additive manufacturing and features tutorials and seminar sessions covering topics such as policy issues, art and architecture
In a recently announced partnership, the Institute of Photonics at the University of Eastern Finland (UEF) and Dutch company LUXeXceL will partner together to create a photonic 3D printer. Started only a few shorts days ago, the UEF’s Institute of Phototonics has hit the ground running, grabbing its first large industrial partnership within a week of its opening. It’s partnership with optical rapid prototyping firm LUXeXceL will leverage the company’s Printoptical Technology, … See original here: Finland Looks to Enter the 3D Printing Market Read more here: Finland Looks to Enter the 3D Printing Market
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This is turning out to be the decade of 3D printing. We're seeing rapid adoption of 3D printers from both professional engineers and modeling enthusiasts alike, and now we're entering the stage of full-color 3D printing for the masses.
RedEye On Demand, a rapid prototyping and direct digital manufacturing service, and its parent company Stratasys, Ltd. (NASDAQ: SSYS) today announce a collaboration with KOR EcoLogic to produce… View original post here: Fuel-Efficient Car Built Using 3D Printing Technologies 7 minute workouts See the rest here: Fuel-Efficient Car Built Using 3D Printing Technologies skin cleanser
Our industry is currently engulfed by a reality distortion field. This field will bring about many unrealistic expectations, much unfounded optimism and is causing people to misunderstand the industry, its future and its capabilities. The field came about because the industry has undergone name changes since its inception.