Disney Files Patent Application for "Anti-Scanning" Material that Would Make Figurines Harder to Scan and 3D Print


While consumers use 3D printers for a wide variety of reasons, one thing that many people love to do is to 3D print figurines of characters from their favorite movies, cartoons, video games, etc. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D Scanning Business 3d printing intellectual property 3d printing patents 3d scanning intellectual property disney disney research intellectual property patent application

Sustainability Series blog post: A Decade of Evolution in Sustainability — Q&A

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Now we definitely need to accelerate and develop new business models to decouple economic growth from carbon emissions and resources use. 3DS: What kind of influence do consumers have on corporate sustainability strategies? However, consumers are powerful industry drivers.

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How drones are helping Japan overcome a labor shortage

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a San Francisco company that uses its own specialized drones to create extremely accurate land surveys, which is working with Komatsu. “To Then, the data is used to run simulations of each stage of work. By Catherine Bolgar.

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Three Ways Handmade Jewelry Designers can use 3D Printing

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However, it can become time-consuming to recreate that same piece over and over again to meet your customers’ needs. Making it in finished materials would not only be expensive, but incredibly time consuming. Using our innovative prototyping materials, such as strong and flexible plastic , you can create interlocking, chain-like pieces with intricate details and have it 3D printed at a fraction of the cost.

3D Printed Drones are Making Drones More Affordable

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Kespry provides drone-based aerial intelligence for industrial use; drone parts 3D printed with Shapeways. Sometimes referred to as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), drones have been in use by the United States military since the turn of the century.

Startup Connector: Hardware Startups Are Gaining Momentum

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Reaching consumers used to be a challenge, but that is no longer the case. Crowdfunding is not only helping raise capital, it is also validating ideas and build a relationship with consumers early-on. Silicon Valley, and much of the startup community, has been enthralled with software for years, but the tides are turning and hardware startups are gaining momentum.



Consultancy giant McKinsey ranked it as one of the technologies poised to have an economic disruptive impact by 2025 and said in a recent report that consumers use of 3D printing could save them 35-60% in costs per product. Pages. SECTOR NEWS. REPORTS. REVIEWS. SEARCH. PRINTEREST.

Fashion industry & 3D printing: Exclusive interview of Danit Peleg, Interlaced’s founder & Electroloom’s team


Their uses of 3D printing has known a viral success, but beyond that, from a professional point of view it’s their vision that matters. Danit Peleg – How designers could use the 3D printing. It’s not the first time that 3D printing is used in the fashion industry.

More detailed Information Regarding iSense for the iPhone

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But, first, I am going to try to clarify, to the best of my understanding, what the iPhone/iPad minimum requirements are to successfully use the updated iSense. The iPhone5S uses the A7 chip, so it's confusing as to whether we could get it work or not, aside from the case size differences.

Fashion industry & 3D printing: Exclusive interview of Danit Peleg & Interlaced’s founder


Their uses of 3D printing has known a viral success, but beyond that, from a professional point of view it’s their vision that matters. Danit Peleg – How designers could use the 3D printing. It’s not the first time that 3D printing is used in the fashion industry.

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If it''s consumers or pro-sumers they are after then maybe the closed source 3D printer war has now started, while the open source community just marches on regardless, I hope Makerbot does not regret it''s decision. Voxeljet printers are used by Car companies to make massive prototype parts.

7 Night Flying Drones with Lights

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Aerial LED systems come in three basic arrangements: Lights for aesthetics used for creative displays. Note: The last arrangement is not typically for consumer use and therefore not covered here. Uses can be aesthetic and or practical.

Before Buying a 3D Printer – Four “What” Questions to Ask

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But in the last few decades most consumers have become accustomed to the democratization of new technology products such as microwaves, flat screen TVs, smart phones and a host of other technologies. All of those other technologies have an end use product rendered as close to “plug and play” as possible with little or no skills required for operation beyond a simple user’s guide to get the product up and running. What Material Will You Use?

Automation expands deeper into aircraft production, speeding…

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To pick up the production pace, manufacturers and their suppliers are refining the automation systems used for drilling, filling and fastening operations and finding new opportunities for automation. This pulse line uses KUKA robots with special end effectors from a KUKA company, Alema Automation, for performing riveting operations currently done by hand. Aerospace manufacturers are improving manufacturing processes and using automation to make the assembly process less costly.

BQ unveils Witbox Go!, the first Android 3D printer


The printer is designed for consumer use, packs a Qualcomm Snapdragon chip under the hood, and will be released later this year. Madrid-based technology company BQ has unveiled the Witbox Go!, the world’s first Android-powered 3D printer.

South Korea reveals strategy to make 3D printing a motor for the economy


This might not be such a big surprise to some people, but 3D printing technology is booming in South Korea.

HP new Sprout Pro PC makes 3D scanning easy for classrooms and enterprises


Originally designed for consumer use, Sprout is a computer that incorporates a projector, 3D scanner, touch-screen and 3D camera into one desktop device. HP has just announced the Sprout Pro, an updated version of the computer platform released in 2014 that will now focus on the educational and enterprise sectors. It has been promoted as an early release member of their Blended Reality System (which will include their yet-to-be released Multi Jet Fusion 3D printing technology).