3D Systems Let’s Fans Enter Worlds from Star Wars, The Walking Dead, & Marvel at ComicCon 2014

3D Printer

Well, as an action figure, of course. The You see,Gentle Giant creates visual effects for moviesand uses the authentic digital content from the films to expand the consumer experience with high-end collectibles, jewelry and action figures. 3D

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

i.materialise

Designers can network with well-known names such as Anouk Wipprecht, pictured here at the 2014 San Mateo Maker Faire. This event also provides an inclusive, welcoming environment for artists and visual or tactile learners. Hear more about this at Maker Faire New York 2014.

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You Can Clean Up with 3D Views in SOLIDWORKS 2015

The Solidworks Blog

That being said, of course, 3D Views are visual. So the visual snapshot conveys not only graphical displays, but also the rich information included inside. Powered by the comprehensive and visual representation, 3D Views offer very flexible ways to use.

Danny van Ryswyk is i.materialise’s Designer of the Year 2014

i.materialise

Today we’re happy to announce the winner of the 2014 i.materialise “Designer of the Year Award”. Designer of the Year 2014 trophy designed by AmniosyA. The other two nominees will of course also be rewarded with i.materialise vouchers.

Ankou, the amazing 3D Printed Skull that levitates in the air

Sculpteo

Of course, the printed part was made through Sculpteo’s services. Weighing in at about 0,9 g/ cm3, it allowed them to conceive a solution which is both lightweight and visually attractive.

Generative 3d modeling for 3d printing workshop by parametric | art at Budapest 3D Printing Days

Algorithmic Art

The 3d tools which will be taught in this course are Rhino + Grasshopper and Meshlab; and we will optimize our 3d models for 3d printing using Netfabb Basic, Meshmixer and Repetier/Slic3r.

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i.materialise Getting Ready for Take Off

Materialise

What better way to visualize a future home than to draw it in SketchUp and have a 3D printed version of it? Of course , i.materialise didn’t offer precious metals yet in 2009 and 3D printed phone cases only took off after the iPhone 4 was released in 2011.

3D Printing and Public Education Join Forces to Create Tactile Learning Objects for Students With Total or Partial Blindness

i.materialise

Many of us learn by visually browsing thousands of texts, images, and videos. This was my first experience with how 3D printed tactile can enrich the learning experience for the blind or visually impaired. ”.

I Have a Point Cloud, Now What?

The Solidworks Blog

If doing it yourself you will need a scanner, a computer, scanning software and of course your part set-up within an environment that lends itself to being able to capture all necessary surfaces of your part.

MakerHome: Day 237 - Shellmaker

MakerHome

Sunday, April 20, 2014. This is traditionally a very difficult concept for students to visualize, so having a physical model is really helpful. MakerHome. One 3D print every day from home, for a year. Welcome to MakerHome.

The Carnegie Mansion’s New All-Access 3D Pass

3D Systems

The Carnegie Mansion’s New All-Access 3D Pass Friday, October 10, 2014 - 10:20 In collaboration with the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum, 3DS is proud to be a part of scanning and creating the 3D printable file of the Andrew Carnegie mansion on New York’s Upper East Side.

SOLIDWORKS TECH TIP: Meshing Tips and Tools for Better Results (Part 2)

Fisher/Unitech

And finally, one could also do a visual inspection on the Element Plot , once again looking for spotty results. Part 1 - Part 2 Since I am always being asked what makes a good mesh, I decided once again to blog about a list I put together a while ago.

SOLIDWORKS TECH TIP: Meshing Tips and Tools for Better Results (Part 1)

Fisher/Unitech

Spotty Results The first thing you can do, and definitely the easiest, is to do a visual inspection of the results and ask yourself “Do they look spotty?” Since I am always being asked "what makes a good mesh?" I decided once again to blog about a list I put together a while ago.

Material Workshop at Inside 3D Printing Santa Clara

Sculpteo

We’ll also examine the course of moving from original concept via virtual blueprint (CAD or animation modeling software) to finished product along with all the pre-preparation and post processing steps required to make a quality printed piece.

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A Jam-Packed Week of Events Ahead!

i.materialise

Of course, i.materialise is participating in all three! NOOKA is #3DPrinting Away in NY with @imaterialise [link] via @3dprintindustry pic.twitter.com/OW8EutqRHs.  3D Printing Industry (@3dprintindustry) May 14, 2014. TGIF everyone!

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

Afinia

Some may learn visually, some aurally, and some kinetically. Dr. Thornburg helped her create the stamps by using 3D design tools, and of course, the Afinia 3D printer.

SolidWorks 2014 What’s New – Chapter 3: SolidWorks Fundamentals, Part I

Rants and Raves Without Rhyme or Reason

This chapter of the SolidWorks 2014 Whats New document covers a lot of material, so we’ll be splitting it into two parts. But of course, if you’re in a section view, how do you easily select components which are already cut in half, or completely hidden by the section plane?

Throwback Thursday: Getting Ready for Take Off

i.materialise

What better way to visualize a future home than to draw it in SketchUp and have a 3D printed version of it? Of course , i.materialise didn’t offer precious metals yet in 2009 and 3D printed phone cases only took off after the iPhone 4 was released in 2011.

3D Printing With Meshmixer: A Beginner-friendly Introduction to 3D Sculpting and Combining Meshes

i.materialise

And of course, this tutorial will be a quite useful one if you’re joining our Meshmixer Mix-a-Monster Challenge ! Meshmixer is a free 3D sculpting-based CAD (Computer Assisted Design) program created by Autodesk as part of their “123D” software line.

MakerHome: Day 266 - 3D Printed Conformations of Knots

MakerHome

Monday, May 19, 2014. The final project for this semesters MATH 297 - Knot Theory Research and 3D Printing course was to research and print a set of interesting knot conformations for the first fifteen knots in the Rolfsen knot table. MakerHome.

Introducing an Improved Shop Experience

i.materialise

Another big change for now is mainly visual. The better we can visualize your 3D printed products, the more you will be able to sell. And of course,, we want you to easily find what you are looking for.

Solidity Check 2.0

Sculpteo

This functionality is made simple to use thanks to a visual code from green to red illustrating the strength of the 3D object. Of course, this tool is dynamic. That way, if you make any changes on the size or material, it will automatically adjust the visual proofing.

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

Afinia

Some may learn visually, some aurally, and some kinetically. Dr. Thornburg helped her create the stamps by using 3D design tools, and of course, the Afinia 3D printer.

Ankou, the amazing 3D Printed Skull that levitates in the air

Sculpteo

Of course, the printed part was made through Sculpteo’s services. Weighing in at about 0,9 g/ cm3, it allowed them to conceive a solution which is both lightweight and visually attractive.

MySolidWorks Learning: Weldment Cut List

Javelin Tech Tips

This feature is essential to collecting and visualizing the information for cut, welded, and structural shapes. MySolidWorks Learning Weldment Cut lists.

BPC's Day at the White House Maker Faire

Tales of a 3D Printer

Justin Blair , scientist, for his help with data visualization and his 3D printer assistance. And of course, an honor to hear the President speak! Yesterday, two now 8th grade students (Jane & Sam) and I had the wonderful opportunity to attend the first ever White House Maker Faire.

Material for artists: 3D printing wood, chalk, and eventually metal with bronze

Tridimake

A gorgeous dual material and well polished bronze ring by foehnsturm Important materials for artists Still today, the visual quality of 3D printed objects is far from perfect. First, let me make it clear first: this is of course NOT metal 3D printing!

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DIMENSIONEXT: The Art Of 3D Printing: From STEM to STEAM.

Dimensionext

Indeed, desktop 3D printer is but an empty shell of potential without the designs which are so fundamentally founded upon the artistic lateral thinking process, appreciation of aesthetics and ergonomics and visual awareness. from April 26 – 27, 2014. Wednesday, April 23, 2014.

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Ben Franklinstein Lives!

Fabbaloo

The print is then visually confirmed to be of correct size and shape by the organizers through email. Of course it did, thanks to the numerous participants, who contributed one or several parts each. The folks at WeTheBuilders have done it again: they’ve crowdprinted Benjamin Franklin.

What’s New in SolidWorks 2015: Chapter 3 – SolidWorks Fundamentals

Rants and Raves Without Rhyme or Reason

Welcome to week 2, which of course means chapter 3. This method provides a less cluttered visualization of specific problem areas of a surface. The View Selector was introduced in SolidWorks 2014, and some improvements have been made for this version.

Day 355 - Saturday guest: Fred Hohman and knot fibrations, part 1

MakerHome

Of course we could restrict the z range so that z goes from (0, 1), but it is nice to be able to manipulate a model without changing the overall plotted region. We can visualize this by adding extra regions to the model in C before we apply our single function.

MakerHome: Day 216 - Tiling space with a weird squiggle

MakerHome

Sunday, March 30, 2014. Their post from yesterday, Penrose tiles and some simple 3D variations , has three great videos that are very visual and so I started with those. MakerHome. One 3D print every day from home, for a year. Welcome to MakerHome.

Tinker Teacher: Fixing The Tinkercad Ruler

Tinker Teacher

Monday, March 10, 2014. Visually, of course! 2 comments: Jonathan Rothman March 17, 2014 at 7:05 PM Hi - I'm a teacher in NYC who recently started teaching a 3D Modeling class at my high school. ▼ 2014. (5). Tinker Teacher.

Unified Manufacturing Can Enhance Design and Innovation

Design 2 Part News

Major OEMs have embraced exotic materials, advanced fabrication techniques, and, of course, automation for some time. The vehicle is reportedly 770 lb lighter than the 2014 model and offers enhanced towing capacity and performance despite being equipped with a smaller engine.

Believe in better products: see your design while you’re creating it

The Solidworks Blog

With SOLIDWORKS 2014 an important new graphics technology called Order Independent Transparency (OIT). You need a modern discreet professional graphics card with at least 2 GB of memory for SOLIDWORKS to turn on OIT in 2015; of course, all of the current AMD FirePro™ cards support this.

DIMENSIONEXT: Riton Biomaterial's 3D Printed Orthodontal Products

Dimensionext

The company offer the customised lingual bracket system in specifications such as eBrace Visual and eBrace second generation. The company also provides orthodontists with the supporting tools for lingual bracket system related accessories and clinical guidance and training courses are also available and has published numerous articles in industry-related technical journals. Tuesday, February 04, 2014. Pages. SECTOR NEWS. REPORTS. REVIEWS. SEARCH. PRINTEREST. ABOUT.

SOLIDWORKS TECH TIP: Why Conic Fillets Rock!

Fisher/Unitech

SOLIDWORKS CONIC FILLETS: A REAL GAME CHANGER For SOLIDWORKS 2014, Dassault Systemes introduced a new fillet option called a Conic Fillet. There is more to it than that, but it helps us visualize what the program is attempting to do.

Top 6 Reasons Universities Are Buying 3D Printers

PrintSpace

Many educational institutions, are buying 3D printers, in particular for engineering, science and visual arts courses. These courses offer students the necessary skills needed for the creation of 3D computer models. Don’t get left behind in the race to buy a 3D printer!

Life-Threatening Heart Condition of 5-Year-Old Mia Gonzalez…

Design 2 Part News

A 3D printed model of Mia’s heart enhanced the planning phase so the surgical team could optimally visualize Mia’s specific heart structure, shown in this video. By making a 3D model of her very complex aortic arch vessels, we were able to further visualize which part of her arch should be divided to achieve the best physiological result.

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Life-Threatening Heart Condition of 5-Year-Old Mia Gonzalez Carried a Grim Prognosis – 3D Printing from Stratasys Changed Her Life

Additive Manufacturing

A 3D printed model of Mia’s heart enhanced the planning phase so the surgical team could optimally visualize Mia’s specific heart structure. Miami’s Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Used 3D Printed, Life-Like Anatomical Heart Model to Study Complexity, Set Strategy for Repair.

What is a Section 333 Exemption? Part 107 Comparison

3D Printing Hub

The first Section 333 exemption was granted in September 2014 to a film crew that was using a drone for closed-set filming. If the drone operations will involve a visual observer, then the petition should describe the role of the visual observer and their qualifications. The petitioner needs to indicate how the operator intends to maintain visual line-of-sight. For instance, drone operators are still required to maintain visual line-of-sight at all times.

SOLIDWORKS World 2015: Tuesday General Session Recap

The Solidworks Blog

As an added bonus, MySolidWorks is offering CSWA prep-courses to all users, at no cost, until March 31st 2015. To be eligible, sign in, complete the courses and you’ll receive a free CSWA exam code.

Concept Laser Achieves Highest Sales and New Orders in the Company’s History

Additive Manufacturing

Whereas in 2014 orders were received for 110 machines, 161 machines were ordered in 2015. The path of growth of the technology leader for powder-bed-based laser melting was also reflected in the number of employees, which rose by 67% from 103 (2014) to 172 (2015).