Artist Is Using 3-D Printing To Make Personalized Chocolate Creations

Begun has been "making the impossible look possible" for more than 20 years as a visual effects artist for television and films like "Pacific Rim" and "Star Trek Into Darkness." With a career built on artistic and technical expertise under his belt, he recently took a step away ...

3D Printshow puts education first with free 3D printers for UK schools

3D Printshow today announces its 3D printing education programme for schools. Aimed at educating and exciting students about the capabilities of 3D printing technology, the programme will give 3,000 students from across the country a hands-on experience with the technology at The 3D Printshow Education Session on Friday,

3Defy Converts 2D Images into 3D Prints

Software development company 3Defy, Inc. has just re-designed their program to include the ability to create 3D prints from 2D photos. Previous versions of 3Defy software only allowed users to view their images in stereoscopic 3D. Thanks to the recent software update files can now be exported in ...

3D-Printing Fine Art Fakes Is Here to Stay

Not willing to let Fujifilm own the 3D-printed fine art reproduction market, Canon\\'s Océ Group—responsible for the company\\'s professional large format printers—is working with Dutch researcher Tim Zaman on a similar approach to accurately duplicating famous paintings.Working with the Kröller-Müller and Rijksmuseum museums in the Netherlands, Zaman developed ...

3D Scanning, Digital Interaction and Experiential Marketing – Does it Have a Future?

Whereas once it was an optional extra for experiential marketers, conjoining digital marketing and ever-advancing digital technology with their campaigns is now a must-have.While I’d hardly suggest that experiential marketing has been reluctant to embrace the ongoing digital revoloution, finding a way to incorporate elements such as tablets,

The first sub $100 printer on Kickstarter

Depending on your standpoint the fact that the term 3D printing encompasses so many technologies is either a help or a hindrance. Some may say that the term needs to become less generic and that perhaps a departure to “additive manufacturing” may be more apt and others say ...

PocketNC, an Affordable Five-Axis CNC

Jaws drop when makers see a five-axis CNC at work. That’s what happened to me when I saw PocketNC performing its magic. I peered closely and saw a spindle moving along two axes milling a piece of plastic mounted on a trunnion moving along/around three axes. The result ...

The Most Incredible 3-D Printed Things We’ve Ever Seen

Think 3-D printers can only make simple toys and trinkets? Think again. From amazing prosthetics to custom surfboards, here are the latest, most incredible things that enterprising engineers are building with 3-D printers.The levees have broken for 3-D printing, and the resulting deluge of printing-concepts-on-the-cheap is flowing faster ...

You Won't Believe The Elaborate Description For How This $100 3D Printer Works

Meet Peachy Printer, a Kickstarter project aiming to bring a $100 3D printer to anyone who wants it. 3D printing is a notoriously pricey venture, with the professional-grade machines costing tens of thousands of dollars. A spate of much more affordable hobbyist-grade 3D printers emerged in the past ...

Search results become 3D-printed objects for blind users

Want a giraffe? At a school for the blind in Japan, kids\\' online search results become real-world objects. I\\'ve always wanted a \\'Star Trek\\'-style replicator. I\\'d use it to prepare my Earl Grey tea as well as a top hat for every day of the week.Kids at a ...

3D Printing Teaches Kids Math and Computer Programming

With their rising popularity and growing acessibility, 3D printers have the potential to revolutionize manufacturing -- whether it\\'s creating a customized cell phone cover, a camera lens cap or a plastic figure. These are a few examples of 3D printing, says Derek Quenneville, a 3D printing artist who ...

The First Fashion Application Of 3D Printing Is Here

The hardest part about being in the fashion world is creating something new, something that hasn’t been done before. Everyone wants to be “unique,” but that doesn’t even mean anything anymore. Thanks to a new fashion startup Bow & Drape, people can now make their style stand out,

The History of 3D Printing

Three-dimensional printing, also known as additive manufacturing, is the process of using additives to form solid 3D objects of virtually any shape from a digital model. This is achieved using specially formulated additives, such as plastics, that are formed into successive layers of material typically laid down on ...

How Bentley use 3D Printing

Bentley is synonymous with quality - the name conjures up a benchmark of success and can often be used in language as an adjective to describe something that is great. The VW owned company are the celebrity and sports star\\'s car of choice, the Chinese market have gone ...

Gorgeous baroque 3D-printed room designed by computers

Digital Grotesque aims to defy architectural conventions with an elaborate, 3D-printed grotto designed almost entirely by algorithms.A 3D-printed house is yet to be realised, but Swiss architects Michael Hansmeyer and Benjamin Dillenburger at this point are doing something a little more on the conceptual side. In a project ...

Disney's Software Could Let You 3-D Print Your Own Mechanical Toys

Disney\\'s interest in bringing the magic of animation to the masses goes beyond moving images and into the physical world.It might be hard to appreciate in the 21st century, but before interactive apps, before CGI, and before cinema, a lot of what we\\'d call \\'animated entertainment\\' consisted of ...

This Alien-Like Cathedral Is 3D-Printed Out of Sand

Who cares about plastic 3D-printed models of your head when an amazing, ornate room is being 3D printed out of sandstone? Digital Grotesque, as the project is called, looks like it was ripped from the frames of a sci-fi film. Designers Benjamin Dillenburger and Michael Hansmeyer recently previewed ...

The Zim 3D Personal Printer

It\\'s another week and obviously time for another new 3D printer launch on Kickstarter. This week the Zim 3D printer launched, hoping to raise funds for its first production run. With new 3D printers launch almost daily, it is very difficult for new entrants to distinguish themselves above ...

Tiny 3D-Printed Organs Aim for 'Body on a Chip'

Miniature human organs made by 3D printing could create a “body on a chip” that enables better drug testing. That futuristic idea has become a new bioprinting project backed by $24 million from the U.S. Department of Defense.The 2-inch "body on a chip" would represent a realistic testing ...

3D print a set of 8-bit videogame drink coasters to protect your gaming desk

3D print a set of 8-bit videogame drink coasters to protect your gaming deskIf you like retro video games and also drinking things, here are something for you: a full set of 8 unique video game coasters comes with themed coaster holders for sets of either 4 or ...