Upcoming STEM Events in Hawaii

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Hawaii World of Work Week (April 8-12 th ). Learn more about ‘Hawaii World of Work Week’ here. Hawaii STEM Conference (May 1 st & 2 nd ). The 10 th annual Hawaii STEM Conference is quickly approaching. Learn more about the ‘Hawaii STEM Conference’ here.

3D Innovations LLC on Hawaii News Now — Sept. 24th

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President of 3D Innovations LLC, Collin Kobayashi, will sit down with Hawaii News Now to talk about the rapid growth of the 3D printing industry and how this industry is influencing major industries here in Hawaii and worldwide. The post 3D Innovations LLC on Hawaii News Now — Sept.

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Hawaii STEM Conference 2018

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We are proud sponsors once again of the Hawaii STEM Conference taking place April 10-11 th. This is an event that showcases the many talents of our students here in Hawaii, while giving them an opportunity to delve deeper into STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) subjects with hands-on learning and activities. The project will involve taking the design challenge and coming up with a detailed design and business plan.

2016 Hawaii STEM Conference

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We are thrilled to share that 3D Innovations will be in attendance at the 7 th Annual Hawaii STEM Conference presented by the Maui Economic Development Board and Women in Technology. Friday, May 6 th : We will be hosting a design and pitch competition. With this hands-on approach, students will learn about design, manufacturing, business, finance, marketing, and entrepreneurship. Saturday, May 7 th : We will be conducting a drone design and building workshop for teachers.

New Partnership with the Hawaii State Bar Association

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We are excited to announce a new partnership — 3D Innovations has partnered with the Hawaii State Bar Association. HSBA members have access to a range of discounted products and services throughout Hawaii with their “HSBA Member Benefits” 3D Innovations (New Member Benefit).

Hawaii STEM Conference 2018 (Part 2)

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We had a great time connecting with students at the 2018 Hawaii STEM Conference earlier this month. At this year’s conference, our main area of participation was hosting an onsite ‘Product Design & Pitch’ competition, where students were given a challenge that they had to complete within 24 hours. It allowed me to gain knowledge on CAD and designing because I had to create a detailed product within a few hours.

Hawaii Doubles Down on Commitment to Innovation

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This past Tuesday (June 7, 2015) Governor David Ige enacted two pieces of legislation aimed at supporting innovative small businesses and manufacturing here in Hawaii. The post Hawaii Doubles Down on Commitment to Innovation appeared first on 3D Innovations.

2015 Hawaii STEM Conference: CAD Competition

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The 6th Annual Hawaii STEM Conference concluded this past weekend and we had the honor of being part of it once again. This year 3D Innovations held a CAD competition that was focused on having teams develop a design solution based on an existing problem presented to them. The challenge was to design a custom bike light that will easily mount to the handle bars on a child size bike. The students utilized Solidworks to produce their digital designs.

3D Printing: Discover New Design Possibilities

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3D printing technology, also referred to as additive manufacturing, allows you to explore design possibilities without typical design constraints. One of the primary advantages of 3D printing is that you can break traditional manufacturing barriers with your product design.

How to Design Environmentally Friendly Products

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Consumers are driving change and pushing companies to design environmentally friendly products. While poor packaging design, toxic materials, and disposable products can have a significantly negative ecological impact, the opposite is also true. Design for disposal or reuse.

Design Patents and Utility Patents for Startups

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For the purpose of this piece, patents — particularly design patents and utility patents — will be the focus of the conversation. There are three types of patents: utility, design and plant patents. Exploring Design Patents and Utility Patents.

When it Comes to Product Design, Let Creativity Shine

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When it comes to product design, creativity can really make a difference in the success of a product. To harness your creativity and be open to where product design can take you. If you are working with a product development firm, be open to design ideas.

Oahu, Hawaii in 3D Print: Eric Pavey Highlights Another Favorite Locale Topographically

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3D Design 3D Printing 3d printed map 3d printed topography eric pavey oahu Terrain2STL thingiverse While Oahu may be the third largest of the Hawaiian islands, 3D printing enthusiast Eric Pavey has made a copy that you can hold in your hands, once again expressing his appreciation for the... View the entire article via our website.

The Importance of 3D Design for (Efficient) Manufacturing

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When you are ready to take your prototype and turn it into a real-world product, be sure that your 3D design files are also ready to go. 3D Design Saves Time. 3D Design Reduces Material Waste. 3D Design Allows for Ongoing Communication.

Intellectual Property Protection During Manufacturing

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3D Innovations is a Product Development Company – from the 3D Design to a fully functional 3D Prototype & Product. Protecting intellectual property (IP) is important to any business, but especially so when you are launching a startup.

The Early-Stage of Hardware Product Development

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When it Comes to Product Design, Let Creativity Shine. When it comes to product design, creativity can really make a difference in the success of a product. Design Patents and Utility Patents for Startups.

Questions for Potential Product Development Partners

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You don’t necessarily need a partner that has worked solely in this space, because you want to have a product development partner that thinks “outside the box” and is focused on new and innovative design methods.

Product Design: Need v. Want in a Design

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Product design is a delicate balance between what the entrepreneur wants the product to be and what the end-user actually needs. Want comes up in our everyday life, and it is no different when you are designing a product for consumers. Product Design Hierarchy of Needs.

Design for Manufacturability

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Design engineers are critical during the product development cycle for concept, planning, detailed design and prototyping, and are also increasing responsible for manufacturing methods analysis and production planning.

3D Academy: Educate to Innovate

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It is hard to imagine a career as a product designer, engineer, nurse, marine biologist, etc. 3D Innovations is a Product Development Company – from the 3D Design to a fully functional 3D Prototype & Product.

3D Innovations – Developing Ideas from Concept to Product

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3D Innovations is a full service 3D Engineering/Design company – from the 3D Design to a fully functional 3D Prototype & Product. Developing Ideas from Concept to Product. We have just released a new company video and are excited to share it with all of our followers.

Meet Our 3D Innovations Intern: Joanne Chi

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Last year, I had the opportunity to participate in the Innovation and Imagination Design Challenge and I designed and built a lamp with my team. It also made me realize that I liked designing and putting things together. _.

The Benefits of Using 3D Printing Technology in Education

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Students are able to move away from books and lectures and actually design and print the subject they are learning about. Design and print a model of a mummy. Design and print a mountain range.

Product Development Strategy: Launching Your Idea

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By now you have an idea, you have probably sketched the product design out a few times, possibly built a rough version out of items around your home and you are ready to get going on an actual prototype. You can get a physical prototype in hours, refine the design and print again.

Marketing a New Hardware Product

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With feedback early on, you can modify your design so that it better suits the needs of your target demographic. 3D Innovations is a Product Development Company – from the 3D Design to a fully functional 3D Prototype & Product.

How can a product development firm help me?

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Here we look at ways that a product development partner can help you beyond the design and prototyping phases. Line drawings are necessary for design and utility patents, and your product development partner can produce these for your patent application.

FOG Safe Drain Guards for Holiday Cooking

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FOG Safe Drain Guards can be found in a number of retail locations in Hawaii as well as throughout the United States. 3D Innovations is a Product Development Company – from the 3D Design to a fully functional 3D Prototype & Product.

Get Your Product Idea Off the Ground

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It is a common misconception that building a hardware startup is a straightforward and linear process: Find a Problem—Design a Solution—Sell the Product—Make Money. Do I need a design patent? Add Value Through Product Design.

Harnessing 3D Printing Technology for Business

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3D printing has been a favorite tool of makers and product design professionals alike because of its quick turnaround time and the fact that it is relatively cheap compared to all other manufacturing methods.

The Changing Landscape of STEM Education

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Students can now move away from books and lectures and actually design and print the subject they are learning about. Design and print a model of a mummy. Let’s take a quick step back, and before you even get to the 3D printing phase, a CAD model must be designed.

4 Tips for a Smooth Start to Manufacturing Your Product

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3D Innovations is a Product Development Company – from the 3D Design to a fully functional 3D Prototype & Product. Taking the leap into manufacturing is a big milestone for a startup. Once you start to search for a manufacturing partner, suddenly it all seems real.

3D Academy: 3D Printing & Design Summer Camps

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3D Academy, a division of 3D Innovations, has teamed up with Play-Well TEKnologies to host two ‘3D Printing and CAD Design using LEGO’ summer enrichment camps for students. “We This camp is a perfect introduction to design and engineering.

3D Academy: RobotX STEM Expo Exhibitor (Dec. 11-12, 2018)

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The emphasis of VPerch is to introduce students to the engineering design process through the virtual design (3D CAD) process where they can design and simulate (virtually test) their UROV design and analyze the results before building the physical system.

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3D Academy: Your STEM Education Partner

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The emphasis of VPerch is to introduce students to engineering design through the virtual design (3D CAD) process where they can design and simulate (virtually test) their design and analyze the results before building the physical system.

Wishing You a Happy Thanksgiving

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3D Innovations is a Product Development Company – from the 3D Design to a fully functional 3D Prototype & Product. Our 3D Innovations team would like to wish you and yours a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday. Thanksgiving, after all, is a word of action.” ? Cameron.

Honolulu Mini Maker Faire — June 22, 2019

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WHY IT WORKS: I’ve spent almost 20 years in Design/Manufacturing sectors and understand the challenges and needs of companies doing R&D. 3D Innovations is a Product Development Company – from the 3D Design to a fully functional 3D Prototype & Product.

The Baby Toon – From Science Fair to Shark Tank

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We really knew nothing about how to design and start a business and the experts we met were completely open, knowledgeable, and kind enough to educate our family (with 3 kids!) I loved learning about 3D printing, how you could design on a computer and actually 3D print it!

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3D Innovations: Product Case Studies

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Within these case studies you will see the type of projects we have partnered on and how customers have leveraged our design and manufacturing expertise to reduce time to market. We are sharing product case studies over on the 3D Innovations website.

Top Five Product Design Articles

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Product design is about building a product that is simultaneously functional, intuitive and appealing to a range of consumers. Before you dive into product development, we have compiled five of our top product design articles for you. Here are a few suggestions on how you can prepare for your first meeting with a product development firm and/or product designer. Product Design: Building Products Customers Can’t Live Without.

Hardware Startups: Knowing Your Market Segment

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3D Innovations is a Product Development Company – from the 3D Design to a fully functional 3D Prototype & Product. The key to a successful product launch and sustainable business success, is knowing the market segment you are launching your product into.

3D Academy: Design & Engineering Enrichment Camps

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This year we focused on design, 3D modeling and 3D printing with camp participants. 3D Printing and CAD Design using LEGO. We partnered with Play-Well TEKnologies for this hands-on design-focused engineering camp. View Photos from 3D Printing and CAD Design using LEGO Camp.

3D Printing Heading Towards a More Sustainable Future

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3D printing, also referred to as additive manufacturing, has captured the imagination of consumers, product designers and manufacturers alike over the last decade. 3D Innovations is a Product Development Company – from the 3D Design to a fully functional 3D Prototype & Product.

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Entrepreneurship Needs STEM Education

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A reoccurring question at every stage of a science experiment or design challenge is, “Why?”. Why is this design performing poorly during a stress test? Design a Solution. Getting hands-on and designing a solution is what entrepreneurs do best.