Tag: 3D printer

Researchers Build Light-Based 3d Printer That's 100 Times Faster Than Normal 3D Printers

A new method promises a faster, more efficient approach to 3D printing. By using two lights, researchers say that the new method can create complex shapes from vats of liquid resin.

January 13, 2019

3D Bioprinter Can Print Functional Human Skin

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid researchers have developed a 3D printer that uses special bioink to print functional human skin. What are the two main potential applications of this technology?

Biotech January 25, 2017

Liquid Metal 3D Printing Holds Promise As Revolutionary Manufacturing Method

3D printing with metals is nothing new but a startup is taking the process to the next level by using liquid metal instead of the usual powdered ones, potentially revolutionizing the manufacturing process.

Material Science January 16, 2017

MakerBot's Replicator+ And Replicator Mini+ 3D Printers Are Geared Toward Teachers And Professionals

MakerBot's latest 3D printers, the Replicator+ and Replicator Mini+, represent the company's focus on more serious and professional machines. MakerBot is previously known for its general-purpose fun 3D printers.

Gadgets September 22, 2016

Funding From A Kickstarter Campaign For A 3D Printer Was Allegedly Used To Build Co-Founder's House

The co-founder who launched a Kickstarter for the popular 3D printer Peachy Printer allegedly stole backers' money for his own personal use, including funding the construction of his new house.

Business Tech May 11, 2016

High-Tech Vending Machines Will Dispense 3D-Printed Snacks In The Future

Finnish nonprofit VTT Technical Research Centre is investing in high-tech vending machines that will allow customers to customize their healthy snack that is 3D-printed.

Life & Style May 5, 2016

Will The Next 3D Printer In Space Be Made In China?

The Chinese Academy of Sciences has announced the development and testing of a new 3D printer capable of manufacturing spaceship parts in space. How good is it compared to NASA's latest design?

Space April 21, 2016

Print Out A 3D Robot And Watch it Walk Away (Almost) - No Assembly Required!

A new 3D printing technique has been developed that allows solids and liquids to be created simultaneously. How could this affect the future of robotics?

FUTURE TECH April 7, 2016

OLO Turns Your Smartphone Into A 3D Printer (Yes, You Can Print From Your Smartphone)

OLO 3D Inc. has invented a new device that will revolutionize the 3D printing industry with OLO. The device is light, compact, affordable and lets you print using just your smartphone.

Gadgets March 29, 2016

New 3D Printer Shows Potential For Producing Tissues, Organs And Bones

Replacing diseased organs, tissues and even bones with 3D-printed structures may soon become a possibility. A new 3D printer shows promise that such organs may last inside the body and create its own network of blood vessels.

Life February 15, 2016

Toddler First In The World To Receive Organ Transplant Using 3D Technology

A toddler became the first in the world to get an organ transplant from an adult donor through 3D technology. The operation was successful and the child was saved from a lifetime of dialysis treatments.

Life January 27, 2016

A 3D Printer That Creates Textured Photos Via a Smartphone App

A fascinating an easy to use 3D printer from a startup you've never heard of.

Gadgets January 7, 2016

Polaroid’s Got A Big Old 3D Printer That Looks Very, Very Polaroidy

It also boasts some pretty solid features.

Gadgets January 6, 2016

XYZprinting Shows Off $499 3D Printer At CES 2016, Priding Itself On Mixing Colors

It still wants to perfect mixing white and black to get gray, though, calling it 'the ultimate challenge.'

Gadgets January 5, 2016

World’s First Fully Functional 3D Printed Revolver PM522 Washbear Can Fire Eight Rounds

A mechanical engineering student built the very first 3D-printed revolver. Dubbed the PM522 Washbear the gun was created using a consumer 3D printer and can fire up to eight bullets between reloads.

FUTURE TECH December 11, 2015

Qubea's Rever Is A 3D Printer For Kids: Get One For As Low As $219

Qubea has launched a 3D printer called Rever on Kickstarter. Customers can pledge $219 and get a printer along with a cartridge in June 2016.

Gadgets November 26, 2015

MakerBot's 3.8 Desktop Update Makes 3D Printing 30 Percent Faster

MakerBot's new desktop update includes a brand-new diamond-shaped infill pattern developed by the company, which makes its printers 30 percent faster than its older software.

November 3, 2015

This Counter-Top '3D Printer For Beer' Lets You Create Craft Home Brews

Pico is a home brewing machine that allows you to create craft beers by using pre-packaged ingredients and the push of a button.

Gadgets October 26, 2015

3D Laser Printer Makes Crowdfunding History With Over $25 M In Preorders

A company called Glowforge used crowdfunding to find funding for its 3D laser printer — and has now made the crowdfunding hall of fame as the biggest 30-day campaign in history.

Start Ups October 26, 2015

Researchers Hack Off-the-Shelf 3D Printer to Make Hearts, Arteries

Expanding knowledge of the human body and modern technology could move us towards a world where transplant patients will no longer wait years for new organs. Scientists developed a 3D printing process to create coronary artery structures.

Life October 25, 2015

Who Wants A New House? This 3D Printer Can Build You One In Just A Day

The Apis Cor 3D printer can print a whole building in just one day. However, it is also small enough to easily be transported and re-assembled in another location to print a building again by the next day.

Gadgets October 14, 2015

Trove Offers Users Customized 3D-Printed Jewelry

Trove launched a customizable jewelry 3D printing service. The platform allowed clients to make their creations as unique as possible, for an affordable price. The company took care of the needs of conservative clients as well.

Start Ups October 9, 2015

World's Largest 3D Printer Can Build Clay Homes

A giant 3D printer from the World's Advanced Saving Project (WASP) can build houses using heavy-duty mud.

September 25, 2015

Glowforge's 3D Laser Printer Could Turn You Into A Maker And Is Now Available For Pre-Order

Glowforge has opened up pre-orders for its 3D laser printer, which is able to cut materials into products with precision. The laser printer is easy to use and is much cheaper than other cutters.

Gadgets September 24, 2015

XYZprinting Launches da Vinci Professional Printer For Businesses

XYZprinting has launched a new 3D printer called the da Vinci Professional, which is aimed at businesses and professionals who are looking for 3D printing solutions.

Gadgets September 24, 2015

Zortrax Launches A 3D Model Library With Free Downloadable Robotic Arm

Polish 3D printer manufacturer Zortrax announced its Model Library where users can store and share projects. It has also released the model and manual for a printable robotic arm.

Apps/Software September 24, 2015

Creative Team 3D-Prints Miniature High Fashion Models And Designer Couture

Two photographers decided to bring the runway to them, creating a bevy of 20-inch high fashion models with couture outfits — all by using 3D printing technology.

Gadgets September 18, 2015

Hershey's 3D Printer Lets You Print Any Object You Desire With Chocolate

Hershey's and 3D Systems have teamed up to create the world's most advanced chocolate 3D printer.

Geek September 18, 2015

3D Printers Are Coming To Your Local Staples - Via The Internet

While 3D printing services at the office supply chain have been available in retail stores, Staples is now offering them on their website, where customers can upload designs and have them shipped to their front door.

September 10, 2015

This Is The First 3D-Printed Hotel Suite In The World: Yes, It Has A 3D-Printed Jacuzzi

The world’s first 3D-printed hotel suite has two bedrooms, a living room and a spa with its very own 3D-printed Jacuzzi.

Internet Culture September 10, 2015

MIT Announces Multi-Material 3D Printer That Prints Everything From Phone Cases To Diode Lenses

Developed by a team at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), the MultiFab 3D printer is a new multi-material printing platform that might be a huge step toward creating 3D-printed electronics.

August 24, 2015

Light Painting With A 3D Printer Produces Expectedly Impressive Results

Ekaggrat Singh Kalsi takes light painting in a new direction with the help of a 3D printer.

Gadgets July 6, 2015

Design Team Finds A Use For 3D Printer Waste: Furniture

A design firm is using waste from 3D printers to make furniture and other objects.

Gadgets July 2, 2015

Drawn Wants To Print Furniture With Robotic Arms For Fun And Profit

A robotic arm that once assembled cars is now being used to 'print' furniture.

FUTURE TECH July 1, 2015

This Machine 'Prints' Mosaics Out Of Lego Tiles

A 'printer' has been created by Bricasso that uses 1x1 tiles to create 2-dimensional mosaic art. The team behind the printer may eventually create a 3D version of the machine.

Gadgets June 29, 2015

This 3D Printer Produces Molecules From Scratch

A new 3D printer is able to manufacture small organic molecules, but what can this mean for research into new chemicals?

March 13, 2015

Blacksmith Group Outs World's First All-In-One Rotary Compact 3D Printer

The all-in-one Blacksmith Genesis is the world's first rotary compact 3D printer. It not only perseveres to make the technology accessible to regular consumers, but also simplify 3D printing.

Gadgets February 17, 2015

Scientists Create Star Trek-like Teleporter: Can 'Scotty' Really Beam You Up?

Transport objects over vast distances, just like they do in Star Trek!

Geek January 28, 2015

CES 2015: Coolest 3D Printers from MakerBot, 3D Systems, Formlabs, XYZPrinting, and More

It’s only been last year that 3D printing made a splash at CES 2014, but 3D printing companies are at it again with new and improved 3D printers that are set to change way we do business.

Gadgets January 8, 2015

Forget 3D Printing, 4D Printing Will Wow You With Shape-Shifting Materials

Scientists take a step further ahead of 3D printing and develops a 3D printer. Water absorbent materials used in 4D printing can change the shape of a printed object.

December 23, 2014

ISS Needed a Ratchet. NASA Emails One for 3D Printing

NASA astronaut Barry Wilmore needed a ratcheting socket wrench at the ISS. He would normally have to wait for this item to be delivered by a cargo spacecraft, but with a 3D printer on board the space station, NASA simply 'emailed' him one.

Space December 22, 2014

You can now print edible pizza with a 3D 'Foodini' printer

A Barcelona-based startup debuted a 3D printer that serves up food to encourage eating healthy, while saving foodies from time-consuming preparation. The "Foodini" printer is not much different from other 3D printers on the market, but instead of printing plastic, the printer squeezes fresh ingredients out of capsules to create food items such pizza, spaghetti, mini burgers and chocolate, just to name a new.

Internet Culture November 6, 2014

Photographed memories come to life for the blind thanks to a 3D printer

Pirate3D brings the blind the ability to 'see' photographed memories. In this touching new ad, five visually impaired people remember cherished moments as these come to life right in the palm of their hands.

Internet Culture October 25, 2014

Print your own 3D bobblehead at Amazon custom print shop

Amazon gives users the option to get a custom bobblehead. It is part of new efforts in 3D printing.

Apps/Software July 28, 2014

3D printing in space could even produce new rocket engines

Space travelers could, one day, print everything from food to new rockets using 3D printers,

Space July 20, 2014

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