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3YourMind now on 10 CAD and DCC products

3YourMind now on 10 CAD and DCC products

Vectorworks becomes the tenth product for one-click access to 3D check, analyze, repair and print. EOS founder is now largest investor.  The year is starting off with a bang for 3YourMind. After concluding a second financing round in which Dr. Hans J. Langer, founder and CEO of EOS GmbH became the new lead investor of […]

By February 11, 2016 Read More →
Mcor launches next-generation paper-based 3D printer

Mcor launches next-generation paper-based 3D printer

ARKe aims its new desktop printer at education and creative professionals. Mcor has been building intriguing 3D printers for several years using reams of copy paper as its build medium. Its new ARKe takes that technology to the next level, putting full color and high resolution into a selective deposition lamination printer. Mcor appeals to […]

By January 18, 2016 Read More →
3D printing personalized heart models for surgical planning

3D printing personalized heart models for surgical planning

MIT researchers say their system can convert MRI scans into 3D-printed, physical models in a few hours. Researchers at MIT and Boston Children’s Hospital have developed a system that can take MRI scans of a patient’s heart and, in a matter of hours, 3D print them to create a tangible, physical model that surgeons can […]

By September 29, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Autodesk acquires Netfabb for 3D printing software

Autodesk acquires Netfabb for 3D printing software

The goal is “infinite expressibility” where printing to 3D becomes as simple as printing to 2D today. Autodesk has signed an agreement to acquire Netfabb, a German specialist in software solutions for 3D printing. Autodesk will also make an investment in the parent company of Netfabb, FIT Technology Group. Terms of the transaction were not […]

By September 24, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
IMSI/Design TurboCAD Mac PowerPack fixes 3D models

IMSI/Design TurboCAD Mac PowerPack fixes 3D models

Models made to be manufacturing diagrams often need editing to be ready for 3D printing. As 3D printing reaches beyond the largest manufacturers and into small businesses and the hobbyist community, people are discovering that models made to be 3D manufacturing diagrams are often not good enough to be directly manufactured via 3D printing. Edges […]

Ultimaker wants a piece of that 3D printer Maker action

Ultimaker wants a piece of that 3D printer Maker action

A team of Dutch engineers are winning awards and gaining attention using an open source ethic and off-the-shelf parts. A small Dutch company hopes its combination of open source ethic and engineering prowess will propel it to the top of the market for small, hobbyist-class 3D printers. Ultimaker’s first printer won Best in Shootout from […]

Derby the dog gets new legs from 3D printing

Derby the dog gets new legs from 3D printing

Custom orthotics allow disabled dog to run for the first time. [Editor’s Note: There is a link to a YouTube video about Derby at the end of the article.] A New Hampshire dog born with deformed front legs is running for the first time, thanks to kindhearted humans who used 3D technology to create a […]

By December 17, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
3D printing for the Space Station

3D printing for the Space Station

Made in Space and NASA have brought 3D printing to Outer Space, to create all the little things they left behind. Could you live in space? As space exploration and research is becoming com­mercialized, new compa­nies are being built around answering the question of what it would take to live in space. According to Mike […]

By December 11, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Autodesk Spark and Ember poised to enter 3D printing wars

Autodesk Spark and Ember poised to enter 3D printing wars

Autodesk wants to do for 3D printing what Google did for mobile devices: give away an operating system to encourage hardware vendors. When Autodesk looks at the state of 3D printing, it sees a convoluted hash of incompatible file formats, incomplete representations, and confusing processes. But worst of all, it sees a failure rate of […]

HP sets sights on 3D printing again with homegrown technology

HP sets sights on 3D printing again with homegrown technology

Reselling a Stratasys printer went nowhere; this time HP will come to market with a truly innovative platform. HP has introduced new 3D printing technology which it will bring to market over the next 15 months. HP Multi Jet Fusion is a technology based on its recently introduced Thermal Inkjet technology. It uses a new […]