Nov. 26 |
Apple has confirmed rumors that it has acquired Israeli semiconductor company PrimeSense. A look at the company’s direction before the acquisition might hold hints for the company’s technology inside Apple.
Like a guilty couple caught in a...
Nov. 18 |
Aerospace, jewelry, and medical/dental are among the industries using 3D printing for final parts.
On the eve of the 3D printing industry’s largest conference, a leading analyst firm in the industry says the use of 3D printing for the production of...
Nov. 13 |
Custom educational tool gives general public virtual access to rare artifacts and specimens.
The Smithsonian today launches its new Smithsonian x3D Explorer, an interactive 3D-enabled website. Autodesk built the underlying technology exclusively...
Nov. 12 |
Scan-to-model bundle is pitched at design and manufacturing engineers, designers, and quality control.
The Geomagic division of 3D Systems is launching a new line of 3D scanners and related software for professional scan-based design and quality inspection...
Oct. 31 |
Bentley demonstrates cutting edge experiments at Year in Infrastructure 2013.
By Jon Peddie
Bentley always gives a great conference and this year’s Year in Infrastructure was packed with information. The company works at the leading edge of multiple...
Oct. 29 |
Research continues to merge reality and data into one blended image.
By Jon Peddie
In 1992, Boeing researcher Tom Caudell coined the term “augmented reality” to describe a digital display used by aircraft electricians that blended virtual graphics...
Sep. 12 |
Beyond the block diagrams, FLOPS comparisons, and power requirements, the new system on a chip had to master complex human dynamics.
By Alex Herrera
[Editor’s Note: This article is excerpted from a longer report from the Hot Chips conference, as...
Sep. 10 |
Husband and wife architects used the studio 3D printer to top a cupcake; the rest is culinary history.
3D Systems has acquired The Sugar Lab, a small company which has created a way to use 3D printing for edible confections using real sugar. Terms of...
Sep. 6 |
NX looks like it belongs in a science fiction movie thanks to some clever interface hacks.
Using off-the-shelf tech and a few interface hacks, serial entrepreneur and inventor Elon Musk (PayPay, Tesla Motors, SpaceX, hyperloop) has assembled a 3D CAD...
Jul. 24 |
Oculus is showing off the next version of its Rift virtual reality gaming goggles by appointment only.
In a back corner of the exhibition hall at this year’s Siggraph conference in Anaheim sits a 10×10 white box with a door, a temporary private...