MakerCon Expands NY World Maker Faire Activities

3D Printer

This year’s New York World Maker Faire will be preceded by MakerCon, a cool conference “By and For Makers” on September 17-18. With 52 speakers in 42 sessions organized into 4 tracks, MakerCon will cover a wide range of topics near and dear to the Maker movement.

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World Maker Faire 2014

3D Systems

World Maker Faire 2014 Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 17:31. For nearly a decade, Maker Faire has served as the premier meeting point for hobbyists, engineers, tinkerers, tech enthusiasts, students, teachers, and creators of all ages.

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8 Things to Do at Maker Faire New York 2014 + Win Free Tickets!


Maker Faire, sponsored by Disney, is coming to New York September 20th and 21st— and we have free tickets to give away! To enter to win your free Maker Faire New York ticket, comment on this entry telling us what why you want a free ticket. What is the Maker Faire?

RepRap: Blog: Join us at 2014 Midwest RepRap Festival (MRRF.

RepRap Blog

Friday, February 14, 2014. Join us at 2014 Midwest RepRap Festival (MRRF), Goshen, Indiana, USA. The 2014 Midwest RepRap Festival in Elkhart County Indiana is the place to be March 14-16th. RepRap: Blog.

Come Visit Us at The World???s Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth: Maker Faire Bay Area 2014


Maker Faire is a festival for everyone that is inventive, creative and resourceful, and a celebration of the maker movement. The 9th annual Bay Area Maker Faire will take place on May 17th and 18th. Events 3D Printing crafts drones engineers Maker Faire Maker Movement tinkerers

Top 10 Applications for 3D Printing in 2014

3D Systems

Top 10 Applications for 3D Printing in 2014 Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 10:49 At this point, it’s fairly safe to assume you’ve heard of 3D printing. Because of course it was! Our Top 10 applications for 3D printing in 2014 are: 10.

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International Maker Faire Report

Thornburg Thoughts

On September 19-20 Norma and I attended the World Maker Faire at the New York Hall of Science. The Faire itself had everything from exhibits of new tools for makers to hands’-on areas where you could learn to solder, or build thngs of your own.

Come Say Hi to the i.materialise Japan Team at Maker Faire Tokyo!


A celebration of invention and creativity, Maker Faire has been held in cities all across the world. Of course, Tokyo is no exception: the 3 rd annual Maker Faire Tokyo will be held on November 23 rd and 24 th at Tokyo Big Sight! From Maker Faire Tokyo 2013.

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The Top 10 Stratasys Blog Posts from 2014: Cars, Monsters and Manufacturing

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

As we wrap up 2014, it''s time to take a look back at some of the amazing 3D printing stories and videos we''ve had the privilege to feature here on the Stratasys 3D Printing Blog. And the top post for 2014… drum roll please….

NY MakerCon Shows Next Industrial Revolution is Here

3D Printer

I love Maker Faires! There are so many cool projects and the smiles on the faces of makers are telling signs of the fun they’re having creating. To bridge that gap, Dale Dougherty and Maker Media put together MakerCon. For 2 days I heard how the creativity and innovation of the Maker Movement had filtered into markets as mainstream as electronics, automotive, fashion, home applications, and toys.

BPC's Day at the White House Maker Faire

Tales of a 3D Printer

Yesterday, two now 8th grade students (Jane & Sam) and I had the wonderful opportunity to attend the first ever White House Maker Faire. White House Maker Faire as a Concept As for the White House Maker Faire itself, It was fabulous to see so many inspiring people in one room.

Closing the Skills Gap with 3D Printing and Hands-On Experiences


Invitation to the White House “The White House keeps hearing about Maker movement and Maker Faires. He had no idea what a makerspace was, but once he found out about the maker movement, he dove in, creating a Maker Caucus to support the movement and makerspaces.

BuildTak Review – The Ideal 3D Printing Surface?

3D Printing for Beginners

Crafty makers and 3D printing enthusiasts have developed a whole host of remedies such as using hair spray or Elmer’s glue to make prints stick. This does of course go somewhat against the concept of BuildTak since it is supposed to help you get rid of all makeshift adhesion aids.

Designer 3D Prints a Raspberry Pi Radio

If you have some extra time and the proper DIY spirit — and considerable tech know-how or a willingness to undertake a crash course — then Instructables maker Univership has a project for you.

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Review of the Pirx 3D Printer – A Great Value for Money Option

3D Printing for Beginners

When we visited the Maker Faire in Hannover in June, there was a great many things to discover. We had never heard of these guys before and upon closer inspection we learned that Pirx is a Polish start-up who have brought their 1st 3D printer on the market only in January 2014.

3D Printing Invites You to Join the Avengers

3D Printing Review

Joe, Transformers, and more) to sell on Shapeways, the toy maker has teamed up with 3DPlusMe to offer personalized 3D printing at Walmart and Sam’s Club stores across the United States. The print can either be picked up at the store or shipped to them in the course of four weeks. Hasbro, Inc. NASDAQ:HAS) is making further moves into the 3D printing sphere. After already partnering with 3D Systems and inviting artists to create Hasbro fan art (My Little Pony, G.I.

HP could disrupt 3D printing industry with 3D printed glass

3D Printing Review

At the same time, the consumer-based maker movement was gaining significant media attention, with over 100,000 makers showing up to Maker Faires around the world. Filament options now include wood, various metals, recyclable materials, and of course PLA and ABS plastics.

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Robots And 3D Printing

3D Printing Review

Of course, you knew that. Roboticists, or robot makers, have been constrained by existing off-the-shelf parts, until recently, can now design and print their own parts and shells with affordable or free design tools and the increasingly affordable 3D printers. The so-called next industrial revolution is alive and well with robot makers. As Wohlers Associates points out in its research work for the Wohlers Report 2014, final part production is now over more than one third (34.7

UPS Store’s 3D Printing Service Rules Say ‘Make Love, Not War’ – Sex Toys Permitted, Guns Not

Makers, make love, not war.” UPS has been offering 3D printing services for a little while, but of course, these... View the entire article via our website. ” This appears to be the best way to summarize UPS’s 3D printing service guidelines. 3D Design 3D Printing Business 3d print 3d printed art 3d printed gun 3d printed sex 3d printed sex toys 3d printing

A Jam-Packed Week of Events Ahead!


Youll definitely want to check out the following must-see events: WantedDesign , Maker Faire Bay Area and Internet Week. Of course, i.materialise is participating in all three! Maker Faire Bay Area : May 1718, San M ateo. TGIF everyone!

Noe Ruiz’s Mini Computer available on Adafruit

Top 4 3D Printing

With an estimated 8 hours of printing for the frame, a Raspberry Pi, a pretty short shopping list of extra items and a minimum of soldering, you can get your model up and running over the course of a weekend.

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New Trophy Revealed – Who Will Be the 2014 i.materialise Designer of the Year?


For the second year, i.materialise will hand out a Designer of the Year Award to a deserving designer from all of the outstanding and creative submissions received in 2014. Designer of the Year 2014 trophy designed by AmiosyA.

3D printing: the shape of things to come?

Capturing the Value

Alongside the development of high performance industrial 3D printers such as those developed by 3D Systems and Stratasys, the maker movement has spawned a plethora of lower-priced, lower quality consumer-grade machines based on FDM technology, such as those offered by RepRap, MakerBot, Ultimaker and PrintrBot. During the course of the project, the team also hopes to welcome a number of visiting researchers to the IfM.

Why you should not buy Makerbot 3D printers!


Do not think this is a biased joke, neither only a maker''s rant. Of course, better also avoid their own website to make yourself an opinion, because it is aggressively and commercially moderated. except all the "professional" ones of course! Dilbert by Scott Adams, of course.

Constructing Knowledge and Connecting Curricula with Dr. Thornburg and 3D Printing


For this reason, Dr. Thornburg has focused on creating materials that assist educators in encouraging their students to construct knowledge and “become comfortable with learning to become makers.” “I

DIMENSIONEXT: 3D Prints From 2D Photos Of A Moving Subject


It’s worth noting at this point that camera’s can of course be hired, not simply invested in as a bulk expenditure, which would of course otherwise limit this process to the affluent, photography professionals and businesses. Thursday, April 10, 2014. Pages.

Honda Team Awarded a 3D Printed Trophy as Champions of the Inaugural FabCafe Mini 4WD Cup


Mini 4WD to Drive Japanese Maker Community. Inspired by the emerging Maker movement around the world, FabCafe opened its doors in 2002 in Shibuya, the very center of Tokyo. Organized by FabCafe Shibuya, a Mini 4WD Cup was held on Sunday, August 31 in Tokyo.

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Constructing Knowledge and Connecting Curricula with Dr. Thornburg and 3D Printing


For this reason, Dr. Thornburg has focused on creating materials that assist educators in encouraging their students to construct knowledge and “become comfortable with learning to become makers.” “I

3D Printing in the Classroom book

Thornburg Thoughts

The upcoming book mentioned in the comment I received will be available in June, 2014. Of course, with ISTE coming up, we plan on having copies there for folks to see. As regular readers of this blog know, I am quite interested in the educational applications of 3D printing.

Tiles: The Best Simple 3D Printing CAD Program To. - dimensionext


What it does require in due course is the option to dramatically change cube resolution, and multiple materials in multiple colours in multiple cube resolutions. Tuesday, April 08, 2014. Pages. SECTOR NEWS. REPORTS. REVIEWS. SEARCH. PRINTEREST. ABOUT.

Quick comparison: pro versus low cost FDM 3D printers


This is just ridiculous for such a price, since I finally had to recommend reverting to makers'' efficient techniques (eg. Are so-called "professional" entry-level 3D FDM printers worth their price?

Fallen Iron Kings and the Connection from Head to Hand with SOLIDWORKS

The Solidworks Blog

I have encountered all sorts of use cases ranging from toy makers and robot builders to developers of innovative medical devices for cancer treatment. I knew I needed to learn SOLIDWORKS so I studied it for four hours a day over the course of two months.”.

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Greetings From Roxy, Your New Community Manager!


Time spent sanding, cutting, soldering, and hand-sculpting prototypes added up over the course of a year, up until a leaking flood pipe destroyed eight months worth of prototypes! Ever wondered what it is like to skydive without a parachute?

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3D Printing is fun, but where is the curriculum?

Tales of a 3D Printer

UPDATE JULY 2014: Tinkerine U looks promising. By mid-summer 2014, the M.Lab21 project hopes to have secured eight industry advisers who can provide leadership and guidance though the development process. We believe every kid should be a designer, a maker and an inventor.

3D Printer Test

Tales of a 3D Printer

The recent Maker Faire provided our Maker Club an opportunity to meet and collaborate with the leading 3D Printer manufacturers in the world. Of course, our experiment was not perfect.

Former Atari CEO Starts 3D Print Vending Business


There is, of course, no reason at all why a supermarket would not have a manned in-store 3D printing service alongside a 3D printables vending machine.

DIMENSIONEXT: Toy Time Turns Tech Terrific As 3D Systems Team.


Industry insiders and investors may wish to read the first half of this article, before the first illustration; makers, general interest readers and consumers may wish to concentrate on the second half. This is far from the only application of course. Sunday, February 16, 2014.

DIMENSIONEXT: Morphi: Smart 3D Software For Smart Devices


Will Morphi make making easier for makers? Time will of course tell. Friday, May 30, 2014. Pages. SECTOR NEWS. REPORTS. REVIEWS. SEARCH. PRINTEREST. ABOUT. Morphi: Smart 3D Software For Smart Devices. Morphi: Smart 3D Software For Smart Devices.

Dremel’s 3D Idea Builder


Dremel is, of course, famous for their incredibly versatile handheld tool, capable of accommodating multiple types of add-ons. There’s likely one (or more) Dremel tools in every maker’s toolbox.

Plotting the Future of 3D Printing

Design 2 Part News

Right now heavy attention is being given to the promise AM offers to toy and fanciful trinkets makers or to heavy-weights in the aerospace industry. Of course we are all impressed by the tremendous advances that AM has ushered for orthodontics, hearing aids and prosthetics.

AST2-A Holistic Approach with an Emphasis on 21st Century Skills of Communication, Collaboration, Creativity and Critical Thinking

Additive Manufacturing

AST2 beta-tested its INVENTORcloud Program in several Ohio high schools in 2012-13 by offering a semester course called ‘Innovation, Creativity and Design Thinking’, which integrated standards-aligned content with real world projects that used 3D printing.

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Makers of Turning Cutting Tools Innovate in Tough Times

Design 2 Part News

Oil & gas market affects demand for tubing, which has impact on cutting tool makers. Makers of cutting tools for turning applications are having to innovate and improve their products amid tough times—the falloff in demand for tubing for the oil & gas industry, a key market.

LulzBot Sneaks out a 3D Printer Kit


Of course, they’ll have to provide instructions and support for kit makers, but that’s certainly doable. Bucking the recent industry trend of shipping only assembled 3D printers, TAZ 4 manufacturer LulzBot announced a 3D printer kit.