Tagged with: 3D Printing

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – July 31, 2014

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – July 31, 2014

MakerBot's Replicator Mini, the company’s entry-level 3D printer, has made its way into Home Depot stores. Calling the Mini an "entry-level 3D printer" is a terrible name for it, because it’s spectacularly interesting. 3D printing – or additive manufacturing – lets you create almost anything you can imagine, one ...

The U.S. Army is Looking Into the Possibilities of 3D Printing

The U.S. Army is Looking Into the Possibilities of 3D Printing

As the number of materials 3D printers are compatible with grows, so do the applications. And the U.S. Army knows that: It is considering using the emerging technology for applications as diverse as feeding soldiers and building weapons. The most recent issue of the Army Technology magazine says the military branch is ...

Amazon Launches 3D Printed Products Store

Amazon Launches 3D Printed Products Store

Amazon.com will offer 3D printing services that allow customers to customize and build earrings, bobble head toys and other items from third-party sellers using a new personalization option on its website. Most of the more than 200 items available on the company's new 3D printed products store, which launched on Monday, can ...

NASA Releases Files So We Can 3D Print Space Stuff

NASA Releases Files So We Can 3D Print Space Stuff

It turns out that a decontextualised asteroid looks a lot like a Kipfler potato -- although we're not entirely sure that's the takeaway intended from a recent release by NASA. The space agency has made a whole bunch of files available for free so that you can 3D print your own space stuff. Included in the 21 objects ...

MIT Students Have Figured Out How to 3D Print Ice Cream

MIT Students Have Figured Out How to 3D Print Ice Cream

You scream, I scream, we all transform an off-the-shelf Cuisinart soft-serve maker to extrude super-cooled and 3D-printed shells of ice cream! Three students at MIT, Kyle Hounsell, Kristine Bunker, and David Donghyun Kim, have created a homemade ice cream printer that extrudes soft serve and immediately freezes it so that ...

Are 3D Printers the Future of Libraries?

Are 3D Printers the Future of Libraries?

In the small town of Fayetteville in northern New York, you'll find the local library in an old furniture factory dating from the turn of the 20th century. The refurbished building retains hints of its industrial past: wooden floors, exposed beams, walls lined with carefully labelled tools. But instead of quietly perusing ...

Shelly Palmer Talks About MakerBot’s 3D Printers on Good Day Wake Up

Shelly Palmer Talks About MakerBot’s 3D Printers on Good Day Wake Up

Shelly Palmer chats with Kerry Drew and Ben Simmoneau on Fox 5's Good Day Wake Up about MakerBot's 3D printers. ...

MakerBot’s 3D Printers are Now Available in Select Home Depot Stores

MakerBot’s 3D Printers are Now Available in Select Home Depot Stores

MakerBot's Replicator Mini, the company's entry-level 3D printer, made its way into select Home Depot stores and at Home Depot's website on Monday. The rollout is part of a pilot program for MakerBot and Home Depot, and it marks the first time Home Depot has offered 3D printers in its stores. The select stores (found in ...

Artec’s Shapify Booth is the World’s First 3D Full Body Scanner

Artec’s Shapify Booth is the World’s First 3D Full Body Scanner

A new partnership between Artec Group and Asda has made Asda the first supermarket in the UK with 3D printing technology. Asda recently installed the Artec Shapify Booth — the world’s first "high speed 3D full body scanner" -- in its Trafford Park store. The booth will let customers create a 3D miniature replica (what ...

Researchers Can Now 3D Print Working Blood Vessels

Researchers Can Now 3D Print Working Blood Vessels

One of the biggest problems with printing human meat was the creation of blood vessels and ventricles. Making a solid mass of flesh was easy but adding a way to pump blood and other nutrients through the flesh was more difficult. Now researchers at the University of Sydney, Harvard, Stanford and MIT, have solved some of ...