A Champion for Veterans and 3D Printing: Gordon Bosker and the San Antonio VA Hospital

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

Last year, Stratasys and the Veteran’s Affairs (VA) Center for Innovation collaborated as part of the Stratasys Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Program to install 3D printers in five Veterans Administration hospitals across the country, including the South Texas Veteran’s Healthcare System in San Antonio. For the San Antonio VA, that champion is Gordon Bosker. We at the VA Center for Innovation look forward to updates from the San Antonio team in the future!

UTSA Doctor Predicts that Researchers May be Bioprinting Organs in the Next Year

3DPrint.com

3D Printing Health 3D Printing 3D printing cells 3d printing organs 3D printing tissues bioplotter bioprinting Envisiontec EnvisonTEC GmbH Bioplotter University of Texas San Antonio University of Texas San Antonio biomedical engineering departmentThe race is on! And why a sense of urgency? To save human lives—and prevent as much suffering as possible. One would say that’s probably a fairly good motivator if you have the knowledge and.

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Researchers Recreate Hopping Disney/Pixar Lamp with 3D Printed Actuator

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3D Printing Robotics 3d printed actuator 3d printed scaffolds acetone fdm 3d printer lamp linear actuator pixar Pneumatic Actuator research paper robot smoothing 3d prints with acetone ultimaker 3 extended university of illinois University of Texas University of Texas San Antonio3D printing has previously been employed to create passive mechanisms and machines, as well as the actuators used to make them go. According to a new paper, titled “A Miniature. The post.

SolidWorks World 2011

Jeff's Tool Shed

SolidWorks Community Phoenix San Antonio SolidWorks World SWW2011 Currently, I’m in a plane 37,000 feet above the ground on my way to SolidWorks World 2011. This will be my 6th time attending SWW, and I’m just as excited for this one as I was my first one in 2006. For me, it’s a reunion, a learning experience and a vacation all rolled up […]. The post SolidWorks World 2011 appeared first on Jeff's Tool Shed.

SolidWorks World 2011 Wrapup

Jeff's Tool Shed

SolidWorks Community Kevin Bacon San Antonio SolidWorks SolidWorks World 2011 SWW Where to begin? Let’s rewind to last night and the “special event” at The Cowboy Dance Hall. I use quotation marks because it really should be called what it is, a bash. Party is too tame of a word. The bash was simply incredible. Kerri Dunne, and her team, hit a grand slam with this […]. The post SolidWorks World 2011 Wrapup appeared first on Jeff's Tool Shed.

Austin trip to meet customers

SolidWorks Legion

Visited several customers in both San Antonio and Austin. Austin, TX has long been on my todo list for work travel. There are a lot of great SOLIDWORKS customers in the Austin region. Come last week, my long awaited plans came to fruition. This was a busy trip. Conducted a limited Alpha Test and received more ». The post Austin trip to meet customers appeared first on SolidWorks Legion. MBD Photographs SWUGN Austin SOLIDWORKS MBD Texas user group

ASTM Workshop on Mechanical Behavior of Additive Manufactured Components

Additive Manufacturing

September 29, 2015— A workshop on the Mechanical Behavior of Additive Manufactured Components will be held May 4, 2016, at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio in San Antonio, Texas. Grand Hyatt San Antonio. San Antonio, Texas USA. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Mechanical Behavior of Additive Manufactured Components. May 4, 2016.

Join ASTM International for a Special Roundtable Discussion on Additive Manufactured Components

Additive Manufacturing

December 23, 2015— An ASTM International roundtable discussion on Mechanical Behavior of Additive Manufactured Components will be held May 5, 2016, at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio in San Antonio, Texas. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., The planned discussion is a supplement to the workshop on Mechanical Behavior of Additive Manufactured Components taking place May 4 at the same location.

Get Ready to Robo Rumble at SOLIDWORKS World 2017

The Solidworks Blog

San Antonio College, Walnut, CA. Day two at SOLIDWORKS World is all about the SOLIDWORKS community. From the SWUGN Awards to inspiring students, it’s a celebration of users from start to finish. We haven’t changed the user focus, but we are now letting users build fighting robots to decide the winner of the first ever SOLIDWORKS World Robo Rumble! The Robo Rumble is made possible from the National Robotics League (NRL).

3DS and the Millennial Trains Project

3D Systems

For this third journey, the train will pass through the southern United States, stopping in LA, Austin, San Antonio, New Orleans, Atlanta, and Washington DC. 3DS and the Millennial Trains Project Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 15:35 This past summer, we partnered with the Millennial Trains Project to take some of the brightest minds of this generation across the country on a 10-day train tour.

3D Veterans Bootcamp

Wohlers Talk

veterans concluded on Friday of last week in San Antonio, Texas. An interesting program for U.S. A start-up organization, named 3D Veterans , was formed to train veterans in CAD and 3D printing for high-tech American jobs. The first six-week “bootcamp” involved 13 enthusiastic veterans out of 70 applicants.

ASTM International Launches Year of the Small and Medium-Sized Enterprise (SME)

Additive Manufacturing

SAN ANTONIO, January 27, 2016— Today, ASTM International , one of the world’s leading standards development organizations, launched the “ Year of the SME: Small Business in Action ” at its first major meeting of 2016. Paroli, director of research and development in Measurement Science and Standards at the National Research Council of Canada, made the announcement at ASTM’s January Committee Week in San Antonio, Texas.

Engineering the First Nationwide 3D Printing Network for the Veterans Health Administration – Part 2

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

As part of this effort, five Stratasys 3D printers were installed in VA hospitals across the country- Seattle, Albuquerque, San Antonio, Boston and Orlando – building upon the incredible work of existing 3D printers across the VA. Original hand crafted orthotic and digital design file of smoothed orthotic ready for Stratasys 3D Printer.

3D Printing Hospital Network to be Developed by VA

3D Printing Hub

As of now, the VA 3D printing network will be used in five hospitals which are in Boston, Albuquerque, Orlando, Seattle, and San Antonio. A 3D printer manufacturer and the Department of Veterans Affairs are working together to create a 3D printing hospital network. The Department of Veterans Affairs, the largest integrated healthcare system in the US, is going to build a 3D printing hospital network.

2017: What an Experience!

3D Perspectives

SolidWorks World 2017 – Over 5000 attendees joined us in San Antonio for this annual event – with even more watching via webcast. 2017 was another busy year here at Dassault Systèmes. As we look forward to all the exciting things we’ve got planned for 2018 – starting with our pavilion at CES in Las Vegas, January 9-12 – we wanted to reflect on a few highlights from 2017. It’s all about Platforms.

Q&A with Richard Doyle: How you can benefit from SWUGN

The Solidworks Blog

It was the first meeting of the Central Texas SOLIDWORKS User Group, and 40 or so SOLIDWORKS users from San Antonio to Austin met at a place called the Aquarena Center in San Marcos. Since 1999, the SOLIDWORKS User Group Network (SWUGN) has been bringing SOLIDWORKS users together to learn from their individual experiences.

Susan Sherrouse AIIM18 Speaker Interview

AIIM

Here’s your chance to get to know our AIIM18 speakers a little better before you get to San Antonio and see them live. We can’t wait to see you April 11-13th. Name Susan Sherrouse Email susan.sherrouse@fluor.com. LinkedIn Profile [link]. Job Title Principal Project Information Manager. Company Fluor. Please provide one or two points that you will mention during your session. Technology (in relation to IM) can hurt and help.

The birth of personal computing

Thornburg Thoughts

As described in an article in ComputerWorld ( [link] ) a group of thinkers (and doers) in San Antonio, Texas may have been the first to think seriously about the design of a computer that would belong to individuals, not sitting in a corporate “computer room” somewhere.

HOUSTEX 2017: Cybersecurity, Manufacturing Skills Gap, Automation, Oh My!

Additive Manufacturing

The panel, sponsored by KellyOCG®, will include Dan Turner, vice president, Strategic Accounts and Operations Recruitment for Kelly Services®; Michael Moncada, founder of San Antonio-based 3D Veterans; Nick Graff, executive director of Advanced Manufacturing Technology Centers; and John Hindman, director, learning and performance improvement of Tooling U-SME. HOUSTON, Feb. 14, 2017 – SME’s HOUSTEX event returns to the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston from Feb.

Stratasys Unveils Project with US Department of Veterans Affairs as Part of Corporate Social Responsibility Program

Additive Manufacturing

During the initial deployment stage, Stratasys 3D Printers are being installed at VA hospitals in Puget Sound, San Antonio, Albuquerque, Orlando and Boston. One of the first integrated 3D printing networks rolled-out at Veterans Affairs (VA) hospitals across the nation. Designed to rapidly advance quality care, build collaborative best-practices, and accelerate doctor preparedness.

HOUSTEX 2017: What’s Ahead for Southwest Manufacturing, Oil and Gas

Additive Manufacturing

3D Veterans is a San Antonio, TX based nonprofit seeking to train over 400 veterans every year through a special boot camp held in locations all over the United States. HOUSTON, Jan. 19, 2017 – HOUSTEX , a manufacturing trade event that brings together leaders of Southwest manufacturing to explore and evaluate new technologies, makes its return to Houston Feb. 28 to Mar. 2 at the George R. Brown Convention Center.

SolidWorks World 2014: Sleep is for the Weak

Rants and Raves Without Rhyme or Reason

Four years ago, I attended my first SolidWorks World in San Antonio. I’ll have four – count ‘em, FOUR – roles to fill during my time in San Diego. I’d been given a complimentary conference pass as thanks for my role as a brand new SolidWorks User Group leader, and I saved up to pay for the flight and the tiny hotel room down the street. Now, on the eve of SolidWorks World 2014, I reflect on how much things have changed.

EOS-New Balance Uses EOS Industrial 3D-Printing Technology to Additively Manufacture

Additive Manufacturing

San Antonio College in Walnut, California) and has continued to wear them, especially at such important races as the World Championships. No two runners are the same. This is especially true for athletes competing at the most elite levels. Their foot-strike patterns, degrees of pronation (the amount a runner’s foot rolls inward with each step), and braking and propulsion forces are all unique.

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SOLIDWORKS World 2015: Tuesday General Session Recap

The Solidworks Blog

This year’s winners included: User group of the year: San Antonio, Texas, Jim Lowery, Group Leader. With more than 2 million users worldwide, SOLIDWORKS is the largest community in the CAD industry. Judging by their “Amazing Race” or “Black Friday” like speed when the general session doors opened this morning, they might also be the fastest.

Shoes, Perfectly Balanced

Design 2 Part News

San Antonio College in Walnut, California) and has continued to wear them, especially at such important races as the World Championships. “My Contributed by EOS, Design-2-Part Magazine. New Balance uses EOS industrial 3D-printing technology to additively manufacture individualized spike plates that improve runner performance. No two runners are the same. This is especially true for athletes competing at the most elite levels.

SwRI, UTSA researchers develop 3D printed biodegradable implant for cancer treatment

3ders

Researchers at the Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) and The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) are developing a 3D printed minimally invasive medicinal implant that could deliver a controlled. 3D Printing Applications

Biomedical incubator opens 3D printing facilities in Texas & California to boost innovation

3ders

Watershed Idea Foundry, a biomedical incubator and accelerator in San Antonio, Texas, has opened its first additive manufacturing and R&D facilities, one in California, one in Texas. Its California facility is focused on titanium 6Al4V additive manufacturing. 3D Printing Application

Texas researchers re-engineer vintage toy to walk right out of 3D printer

3ders

The feisty blue and orange bird has been the University of Texas San Antonio’s official mascot since 1977, proudly representing the UTSA Roadrunners’ various varsity teams. Rowdy the Roadrunner just got re-engineered for the 21st century. Soon, however, students may see a new version of Rowdy strutting around campus: a 3D printed walking toy that is comes out fully-assembled and can practically walk right off the 3D print bed. 3D Printing Applications

Students 3D print an autonomous robot that can locate and open or close valves

3ders

And in that respect, news coming from the engineering department at the University of Texas at San Antonio, where students have built a very impressive 3D printed RC/autonomous 3D printed robot capable of not just opening and closing valves, but also locating them through a mixture of cam-based navigation and autonomous movement. While lots of designs for basic 3D printed robots exist already, most of those are capable of very little.

Gaming the System: How One Manufacturing Company…

Design 2 Part News

“I think what it really boils down to is how willing are you to be completely vulnerable to your employees about much money you are making or, in our company’s case, losing,” says Michael Kiolbassa, 54, president of Kiolbassa Provisions, a San Antonio maker of sausage and other specialty meats.