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UK Government invests half a million pounds in 3D printing lessons

3d printing United Kingdom

The government has announced plans to invest £500,000 in order to help schools harness 3D printers in the teaching of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) skills. This action comes after a successful trial in which 21 schools were given financial support to buy 3D printers. The government now intends to make £500,000 available. It means that almost 60 schools can ... Read More »

OASAP 3D Print Women Clothing Bringing a Lifelike World to Fashion Pursuers

Oasap 3D Printing Textile

You may probably think that the 3D printing technology is only be used in high-tech products, but you are wrong. It also be introduced in the apparel industry as Oasap.com recently launches a series of 3D printing pattern sweatshirts which attract the attention from worldwide fashionistas at once.   It is reported that the series of 3D printing sweatshirts are designed in ... Read More »

3D Systems Cube 3D Printer Receives Japan’s Prestigious Good Design Award 2013

3D Systems Corp

3D Systems announced that the company’s first 3D printer for the home, Cube, has received the Good Design Award 2013 in the category of communication devices/equipment for individuals or home, by the Japan Institute of Design Promotion. The Good Design Award, established in Japan in 1957, is a comprehensive programme for the evaluation and encouragement of design. Over 1,000 entries were awarded from 3,400 ... Read More »

MakerBot Announces Shipment of First MakerBot Digitizer Desktop 3D Scanners

MakerBot Digitizer

MakerBot starts shipping MakerBot® Digitizer™ Desktop 3D Scanner to customers, who were the first to pre-order it, this week. Basically, the MakerBot Digitizer quickly turns the things into 3D models then you can edit, improve, share and 3D print. The MakerBot Digitizer will also be available for purchase at the MakerBot Retail Store in New York City, located at 298 Mulberry Street, ... Read More »

Blizzident The World’s craziest tootbrush created with a 3D Printer

blizzent 3d printed tootbrush

Blizzident, entitled, “the world’s craziest toothbrush”, is cleaning all your teeth within 6 seconds, perfectly applying the “Modified BASS”- and “Fones-” toothbrushing-techniques.   The toothbrush currently costs $300 and lasts up to one year.       How Blizzident works:   Read More »

NASA launches 3D printer into space in 2014

NASA

NASA is preparing to launch a 3D printer, which would serves as a flying factory of infinite designs, into space next year, a toaster-sized game changer that greatly reduces the need for astronauts to load up with every tool. In NASA labs, engineers are 3D printing small satellites that could shoot out of the Space Station and transmit data to ... Read More »

Chocolate 3D Printing by Using 3D Scan and Print Technology

Everything's made of Chocolate

Finally, chocolate can look as good as it tastes since the company “Everything’s Made of Chocolate” re-imagined the chocolate design with 3D scanning and printing technology.     Brian Begun, digital artist, is setting his sights on a different type of creative art – chocolate mold design, after almost 20 years entertaining moviegoers with stunning visual effects in films such as “Start ... Read More »

iPad Accessories Market is booming with 3D Scanning Technology

3d printed iPad Case

The 3D printing market reached $2.2 billion last year, up almost 30 percent from the previous year according to Wohlers Associates. With early projections for 3D printing reaching $6 billion worldwide by 2017 and $10.8 billion by 2021, and Quantum claimed that they are exploring all avenues into the rapidly growing sector. For more, please visit Quantum International webpage. Read More »

Students take advantage with 3D Printer Packages Designed for Next Generation Science Standards

Afinia H Series 3D Printer

3D printing, as known as Additive Manufacturing, is becoming widespread in engineering and manufacturing for rapid prototyping and production. There is no doubt that students will be taking a vital role for the future of industry. In order to consider this, giving them an opportunity to understand the 3d printing technology is vital. Therefore, Afinia, a supplier of desktop 3D ... Read More »

Airwolf 3D Partners with MatterHackers to Bring Fully-supported 3D Printing Software to Customers

3D Printing Software

Airwolf 3D, designs and manufactures desktop 3D printers, today announced a new partnership with MatterHackers, Inc. that will see customers of Airwolf 3D’s printers, provided with a free, fully-supported, version of MatterControl Pro. In addition to providing an all-in-one 3D printing interface, MatterControl Pro is the first and only desktop 3D printing software to come with full phone and email support.   “Desktop 3D printers ... Read More »