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NASA is using 3D printing to develop soft robots for space exploration

3D Printing Industry

A pair of researchers at NASA are using 3D printing to help bring soft robotics to space. Chuck Sullivan and Jack Fitzpatrick, interns at NASA’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, are investigating the viability of using soft robotics for space exploration and assembly.

Intellectual Property Protection During Manufacturing

3D Innovations

Protecting intellectual property (IP) is important to any business, but especially so when you are launching a startup. Often your IP’s security can mean the difference between a viable business and a startup failure.

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An Indian Bioprinting Startup is Working on 3D Printed ‘Liquid Cornea’ for Corneal Grafts

In the last few years, there has been a continuous growth of bioprinting companies around the world, probably because the medical field is one of the most exciting industries taking advantage of 3D. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Bioprinting Medical 3D Printing 3d printed cornea bioengineering tissue blindness cornea-specific bioink Pandorum Technologies regenerative medicine

3DEXPERIENCE platform opens up new horizons of connectivity

3D Perspectives

Today, cars are a huge part of everyday life for many around the globe and are considered as the third living space besides home and office.

3D Medical Applications

Held in Baltimore, Maryland, this event will bring together thought leaders, experts, engineers, doctors, researchers, and regulators in the many medical methods for 3D technology.The 3D Medical Applications conference is the most comprehensive, game-changing, meeting of minds for the future of 3D in healthcare.

BAE Systems 3D printing enables first ever flight using supersonically blown air

3D Printing Industry

Drone development undertaken by BAE Systems in collaboration with The University of Manchester has reached a new landmark. Earlier in May this year, the MAGMA unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) successfully completed trials proving the capabilities of its “flap-free” flight technologies.

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Product Launch: New Artec Micro Desktop Scanner

Modern Tech

Artec 3D announces the newest member to their growing line of 3D scanners: the Artec Micro. A first for Artec, this metrology-grade desktop 3D scanner is fully automated and moves the part while the scanning cameras remain stationary.

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Solving a Real 3D “Puzzle”


With decades of experience in puzzle making, Oskar van Deventer has been designing some of the most challenging and intricate 3D puzzles. He’ll use anything from computer-aided design programs to nail polish to make his vision come to life.

3D printing to provide housing for low-income community in Latin America

3D Printing Industry

Fuseproject, a design studio based in San Francisco, has revealed details regarding its collaborative project with New Story, a non-profit organization fighting homelessness, and ICON, a Texas-based construction technologies company, to 3D print houses in Latin America.

Tips for Data Self-Migration

Modern Tech

Migrating CAD data can be a daunting task. There are so many things that could be lost, forgotten or looked over. With all of the variables surrounding the transition, it can be overwhelming to define the top items to tackle with data self-migration.

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The Perfect Match? Using 3D Printing and LEGO for Better Prototyping

While 3D printing has become a force in on-demand product manufacturing and a catalyst for creating many different functional objects, the technology was created to allow engineers to create rapid. View the entire article via our website. 3D Design 3D Printing 3d printed prototypes 3D printing and LEGOs LEGO prototypes

Welcome Elecworks Customers to Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS!

The Solidworks Blog

As you may have heard Dassault Systèmes acquired the Elecworks product line from Trace Software International. For all full briefing of the press release please visit this location.

3D Printing Industry preview the Rapidia two-step metal and ceramic 3D printer

3D Printing Industry

Recently 3D Printing Industry was invited to visit the Vancouver HQ of 3D printer OEM Rapidia. In this visit, we were given a preview of the company’s new two-step metal and ceramic 3D printer.

DriveWorks World 2019 Recap

Modern Tech

The DriveWorks software is used for Design Automation and Sales Configuration by companies large and small.

Maker and Veteran Tim O’Sullivan Completes Third Life-Size 3D Printed Movie Character Suit

A project that began as an ambitious therapeutic task for military veteran Tim O’Sullivan after he returned home wounded from combat has evolved into something so much greater. In 2016, View the entire article via our website.

How Building Robots Lets Students’ Imaginations Run Wild

Shapeways Blog

Since we first launched, Shapeways has been passionate about supporting innovation in the robotics industry, developing accessible tools and high-quality, flexible materials that expand what’s possible.

3D printed cornea tissue aims to tackle blindness

3D Printing Industry

Pandorum Technologies Pvt., a Bangalore-based biotechnology company, has used 3D bioprinted cornea tissue to promote scarless healing of wounds in the eye. “In In India alone, there are over a million people suffering from a bilateral loss of vision due to corneal disorders, and at least a few folds more from unilateral corneal blindness,” said Dr. […]. Medical & Dental European Molecular Biology Labs Indian Institute of Science LV Prasad Eye Institute Pandorum Technologies Pvt.

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Customizing a Thunder Roadster: Scanning

Modern Tech

In our previous blog post “Customizing a Thunder Roadster: Introduction”, you might’ve caught Ryan’s car being scanned using the Artec Eva 3D scanner. Artec manufactures structured light scanners, which are the perfect choice for making a textured and accurate 3D model.

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Inside 3D Printing Seoul Unveils this Year’s Conference Agenda

It is always best to have an opportunity to explore the latest additive manufacturing trends and technologies in one place at one time. Inside 3D Printing Seoul taking place on June 26-28 in Seoul, View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3d printing korea 3d printing south korean inside 3d printing Korea show

8 best 3D printing tips you need to know!


If you are already using additive manufacturing, this b […]. The post 8 best 3D printing tips you need to know! appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

GE Research develops quantum-secure “powder to print” blockchain for 3D printing

3D Printing Industry

A team from GE Research’s cutting-edge Forge Lab has developed a super-secure blockchain network for additive manufacturing. Designed to manage and protect 3D printing transactions from powder supply through to the finished product, this system encrypts data in a way that promises to withstand attack by quantum computers. Benjamin Beckmann, Blockchain Leader at GE Research, explains, “The demonstration […].

30 on 3D: Fastener Options For 3D Printed Plastics

Purple Platypus

In this edition of 30 on 3D, our Senior R&D Engineer, Cameron Williams, explains different fastener options for 3D printed plastics. Most people are familiar with the standard machine screw or multi-purpose wood screw.

US Researchers Continue to Improve 3D Printed Prosthetics for Children

US researchers from the University of Central Florida and Oregon Health and Science University have come together to review the history not only of prosthetics overall in the medical field but also. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Medical 3D Printing 3d printed children's prosthetics 3d printed prosthetics 3D printed replacement limbs children's prosthetics custom prosthetic Oregon Health and Science University ucf university of central florida

What about 3D printed orthoses?


3D printed prosthetics, 3D printed casts, there is no d […]. The post What about 3D printed orthoses? appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

Nike develops AR shoe-size recommendation app, Nike Fit

3D Printing Industry

The American footwear company, Nike, has developed an app that uses 3D scanning to recommend ideal shoe size for customers. Nike Fit is a digital foot measuring software designed to solve the problem of choosing shoe sizes incorrectly. According to Nike, “60% of people at any given time are walking around in the wrong size […]. Consumer Products Adam Sussman Dr. Scholl Formlabs Gillette Invertex MOREL Nike Nike Fit Wiivv

White Coats can Jump: How Science and Technology are Shaping the Future of Basketball

The Solidworks Blog

Five versus five. Two very high goals. And the bounciest ball in all of team sports. Basketball is one of the most distinctive and instantly recognisable games across the globe. It’s a multi-billion dollar industry. It inspires slavish devotion from its supporters.

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Industry Experts Interview Naomi Kaempfer

Naomi Kaempfer Naomi Kaempfer is the Creative Director of Art, Fashion and Design for Stratasys. She has a wide background of experience within the 3D printing and fashion realm. Kaempfer specialises. View the entire article via our website. 3D Design 3D Printed Art 3D printed fashion Exclusive Interviews 3D designer 3d printed fashion art customization design fashion fashion industry geometry Iris van Herpen materialise Polyjet technology stratasys tech technology wearables

How to re-enable automatic local vault refresh in SOLIDWORKS PDM

Javelin Tech Tips

If you’re using SOLIDWORKS PDM 2019, then you’ve likely noticed some changes to the local vault view. As part of the performance improvements in 2019 , the frequency that Windows Explorer completes a refresh has been reduced.

Adidas to release a new version of 3D printed shoe, Alphaedge 4D

3D Printing Industry

Adidas, the German sportswear manufacturer, has teased the latest version of its popular 3D printed shoe, Alphaedge 4D. The first version of Alphaedge 4D was released in 2018. It was made in collaboration with the California-based 3D printer manufacturer Carbon, who used its proprietary CLIP technology, a Digital Light Synthesis process. 3D printed shoes on […].

Machining projects are more affordable than you think

3E Rapid Prototyping

For many businesses, the prospect of hiring a manufacturer for a CNC machining project can seem daunting. Machining is a complex process that requires comprehensive planning, a skilled machinist, and sometimes a large block of material.

University of Pittsburgh Develops Depowdering Machine for Metal Printing

The University of Pittsburgh has developed a depowdering solution for metal 3D printers that could significantly reduce the cost of 3D printed metal parts. Lead by Professor Albert To, a team of. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Metal 3D Printing ANSYS AMRL depowdering DMLS metal 3d printing post processing powder bed fusion SLM University of Pittsburgh

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The Evolution of a Good Idea: from Concept to Company [Podcast]

The Solidworks Blog

Ever had a good product idea? Of course you have. Whenever you identify a need or a problem and a new way to solve or fulfill it, there is always a potential product in the making. As it has been said: “Necessity is the mother of invention.”.

Health Canada aligns with FDA guidance for 3D printed medical devices

3D Printing Industry

Health Canada, a department of the Canadian government, has issued new guidance for the 3D printing of medical devices. Aligning closely with established international advisory on the subject, the guidelines outline the information required for the manufacture of moderate – high risk devices, including orthopedic implants, and pacemakers. It has been deemed the “first phase” […]. Medical & Dental FDA Health Canada

These Middle Schoolers Are Inventing a Greener Future


Danny Chang, Xometry marketer and tech enthusiast, judged the Invent the Future Challenge Summit 2019 this past weekend. Here's what he witnessed


The Rise of Compact Industrial Metal 3D Printers

Metal additive manufacturing continues to be one of the most influential next-generation technologies. While metal 3D printing is a hot topic in the industry, most of the focus has been on. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing

Exploring XR Part 3 – VR (Virtual Reality) in SOLIDWORKS Visualize

The Solidworks Blog

Extended Reality (XR) is a new and exciting development that is offered in some existing SOLIDWORKS products, allowing you to interact with your 3D models like never before. We have created a miniseries of five-minute videos to introduce and explore the topic.

The Virtual Foundry’s 3D metal printing solution takes off

3D Printing Industry

One of the worlds largest OEM auto parts manufacturers ZF has successfully 3D printed large scale press-dies using The Virtual Foundry’s materials. Made with a desktop Prusa 3D printer the parts are used for the fabrication of sheet metal. This same result can be accomplished just as easily with an Ultimaker, Taz, Flashforge, or any other common filament […]. Materials Bradley Woods The Virtual Foundry Tricia Suess ZF