3D Printing News Briefs: February 6, 2018

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Valentine’s Day is next week, so we’ll start today’s 3D Printing News Briefs off with a heartwarming story, before moving on to 3D printed models, and plenty of business news. View the entire article via our website.

Link3D launches True Shape Nesting build simulation upgrade at Rapid + TCT

3D Printing Industry

Link3D, a New York-based additive manufacturing workflow software company, has launched a new enhancement to its suite, True Shape Nesting, at RAPID + TCT. This feature enables Multi Jet Fusion and Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) technologies to find an optimal nesting strategy based on the shape of the 3D model. As such, manufacturers can utilize […]. 3D Software LINK3D RAPID + TCT 2019 Shane Fox Vishal Singh

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Lessons Learned From Using 3D Printed Models to Improve Surgical Planning

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

As the director of the structural heart team at Kaleida Health’s Gates Vascular Institute (GVI) in Buffalo, New York, I perform minimally invasive, endovascular surgeries to repair structural defects of the heart, whether a defective valve or other holes or defects.

Patient-Specific 3D Printed Models Help Plastic Surgeons Plan and Perform Rhinoplasty

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

” Jennet’s path to a new nose started in early 2015, with the first of six surgeries in the Marshall Islands, where expanders were placed under the remaining skin of his nose to make room under his skin for the new nose to be implanted. Unlike a standard implant, the device was created using sample models taken from the noses of the patient’s close family members to recreate the most natural and culturally appropriate graft. Healthcare 3d printed medical models

3D Printed Vascular Models Helping to Improve Patient Care, Train Doctors and Test New Devices

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

Iyer evaluates a 3D printed patient-specific heart model during a surgery dry run prior to treating the patient. Based on patients’ CT and MRI data, the 3D printed models that emerge from Stratasys’ PolyJet-based 3D Printers are extremely precise.

Link3D Releases Link3D PPS To Further Optimize Additive Manufacturing Workflows (TCT)

Additive Manufacturing

September 2018 – New York, NY - Link3D , provides a centralized software platform for your Industrial 3D Printing workflow across internal or external additive manufacturing ecosystems. The team is excited to announce the availability of its Link3D Production Planning System (PPS ) powered by Advanced Build Simulation and machine connectivity. Forecast accurate production lead times + material usage with Advanced Build Simulation.

Altair – The Implant Boom: It’s Now Hip to Replace Your Hip

Additive Manufacturing

By applying optimization and simulation technologies and methods to a hip implant can greatly improve the longevity and how it performs. When analyzing a design using computer simulation, it is important to include all the various load cases a product might see during its life cycle.

The Fast-Disappearing Barrier to Personalized Everything

3D Perspectives

In September 2017, the Glenn family found a YouTube video featuring a 3D-printed robotic prosthetic made by Unlimited Tomorrow, a start-up company based in Rhinebeck, New York. He created the new arm using a 3D printer, driven by software from French technology firm Dassault Systèmes.

Surgery with Some Help from a 3D-Printed Replica

Materialise

Recently, Boston Children’s Medical Center and the New York Times published about a nearly-2-year-old toddler and documented her journey to receiving amazing medical attention for a rare craniofacial anomaly called a Tessier facial cleft.

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AEC Industry Trends: Driving Toward Connection, Digitization, Transformation

3D Perspectives

Model of the Botswana Innovation Hub. In this case, the New York-based architect used the 3D EXPERIENCE platform to coordinate with a fabricator in South Africa to deliver parts to a contractor in Botswana. CTCE models the process, not the product.

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3D Printed Fashion: 10 Amazing 3D Printed Dresses

i.materialise

This bad-ass 3D printed dress simulates the territorial instincts of a spider by using robotic arms that react according to data they pick up from motion and respiration sensors. 3D printing is shaping the way we design and produce unique fashion pieces.

MIT Students Take Innovative New Product from Dorm Room to Market in Record Time

The Solidworks Blog

Hatching an idea for a new product is just the first of many arduous steps for startups. If we had a part short shot, we would have had to re-make the whole model so using the software saved us a lot of time over doing it from scratch.”.

Designer Spotlight: Latte A.L.

Shapeways Blog

Starting with no 3D modeling experience, Evelyn taught herself Fusion 360 and Sculptris to craft the jewelry of her dreams. My background is in financial services and financial technology, so I had no clue about 3D modeling when I first started. Evelyn of Latte A.L.,

Tour an (Unbuilt) Dream Home: 3D Visualization in Architecture and Interior Design

Shapeways Blog

The traditional way to do this involved drawings made on drafting tables and hand-crafted models. Meanwhile, architectural design is so firmly rooted in 3D modeling CAD software that the field is increasingly turning to 3D printing to create precise and quick physical models.

Guest Blog: “3D Printing: Custom Patient Treatment Becomes a Reality”

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

Even three years ago, physical modeling of a patient’s anatomy seemed out of reach. The future of medicine is paved here, where my university collaborates with a private hospital via the Jacobs Institute (JI) - all housed in one building in Buffalo, New York.

Surgical Planning with 3D Printed Hearts for Percutaneous Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

A number of recent studies report the benefits of using 3D printed patient-specific models (PSMs) to overcome these challenges and gain a better understanding of complicated cardiac anatomy to facilitate optimal sizing and placement of the LAA device.

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

3D Perspectives

This has since changed, yet there is still progress to be made, as it is rare to find an enterprise that has defined an end-to-end sustainability model. Now we definitely need to accelerate and develop new business models to decouple economic growth from carbon emissions and resources use.

Come to L.A. Prepared with this Last-Minute SOLIDWORKS World Checklist

The Solidworks Blog

The Partner Pavilion features 117 exhibitors as well as cool SOLIDWORKS user-created products to get your hands on – including racing simulators, robots, smart clothing, Click here to view the exhibitor directory. Connect with old friends and meet new ones. The time has come.

3D Printed Fashion: 10 Amazing 3D Printed Dresses

i.materialise

This bad-ass 3D printed dress simulates the territorial instincts of a spider by using robotic arms that react according to data they pick up from motion and respiration sensors. 3D printing is shaping the way we design and produce unique fashion pieces.

How virtual reality will dramatically redefine architecture

3D Perspectives

Your firm is based in New York. IVR Nation is one of a few companies championing a new approach to making these kinds of architectural decisions. In the new way, clients need not fly back and forth. To do that, IVR Nation treats 3D models a bit like video game design.

CCO Opens the Idea Garage for Inspiring B2B and B2C Content Marketing Examples

Fabbaloo

B2B and B2C brands surprise and delight their audiences with relevant, entertaining, or unique content opportunities, from Instagram to YouTube to new digital media partnerships. An ex-convict determined to keep other women from returning to prison has helped hundreds start new lives.

Profiting From Unity

3D Perspectives

But now, cloud-based collaborative tools are replacing traditional industry practices with new business models that imagine, design and construct better buildings. When each contractor produces its own individual model and data, the chances of error and miscommunication increase.

Good Morning from SOLIDWORKS World 2016: Day Two

The Solidworks Blog

Next up is David Pogue, the founder of Yahoo Tech and former tech columnist for the New York Times. Watch as SeeMeCNC ’s giant 3D printer creates large-format items live, try out the Pigeon Scooter, or test out your helicopter jockey skills in AMFM’s immensely fun helicopter simulator.

How 3D Printing Fuels STEAM Education

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

Building upon conventional wisdom about STEM education, new research is inspiring teachers to add an artistic dimension to their math-and-science-based curricula. Today there’s a new appreciation for what artists can bring to a multi-disciplinary team,” Farris La-Bar says.

SOLIDWORKS World 2015: Tuesday General Session Recap

The Solidworks Blog

Toys are just the beginning for Bettina, having role models, both male and female, is critical to aspiring engineers. Luckily, there are nearly 6,000 role models in this building who are excited to support the future.

Materialise-Saving a Newborn with the Support of 3D Printing

Additive Manufacturing

Sadly for one family in New York, the joy quickly turned to fear and uncertainty when they found out their baby would be born with a complex form of congenital heart disease. 3D Model of Baby’s Heart (Photo courtesy of Materialise).

American Business Conferences (ABC) Presents an Insightful Q&A Session with Gerd Manz, VP Technology Innovation adidas Group

Additive Manufacturing

ABC is the event producerofthe upcoming Additive Manufacturing Production Application 2014 ( AMPA14 ), New York, August 26-28, 2014. The advantages of additive manufacturing will leverage new opportunities and business models that are not possible at this current point in time.

Is it Time to Think Differently about 3D Printing?

Design 2 Part News

factor is still strong, but engineers and designers are thinking about 3D printing in new ways, from evaluating its business value to learning the ropes of designing for additive manufacturing. . By Mark Shortt, Design-2-Part Magazine. The ‘Wow!’