Luxexcel announced a new platform that could change the eyewear industry.
Luxexcel announced a new platform that could change the eyewear industry.
Charles R. Goulding and Joseph Castine take a look at 3D printing for glasses and why the two might interest an influential figure.
In this era of near-all-day-long screen time for many, issues like eye strain, headaches, and poor vision are becoming the norm.
The Czech-based designer developed the 3D printable eyewear for a recent design competition at iMakr.
A new startup seems to be developing 3D printed eyewear.
We spoke with Nicolas Farnir, Co-founder of Frame Punk to find out more about how they use 3D printing to produce custom sunglasses.
We’ve been contacted by an Italian-Brazilian startup that’s producing 3D printed sunglasses.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at eyewear companies leveraging 3D printing for fashion products.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi eye the 3D printing that brings Fitz Frames to fruition.
After seeing this incredible 3D print, you realize what is truly possible with FFF technology.
The April 7th, 2021 edition of the Wall Street Journal contained an article indicating that augmented reality (AR) technology is now hitting its stride with a prediction of large commercial sales.
I had the opportunity to get to know WAZP and the big 3D printing and digitization ideas arising from this small Irish company.
I’ve been doing a lot of resin 3D printing lately, and thought I’d share some tips.
A strange thing happened this week with Oprah Winfrey that relates to 3D printing.
Resin 3D printers produce amazing output, but why do they have to be so messy?
I’ve been using several different resin 3D printers lately and have some tips for you.
I spoke with Avi Cohen, EVP Sales at Nanofabrica, for a look into why micro-scale precision in 3D printing is a huge achievement.
In a world of digitally driven production, additive manufacturing (AM) has steadily solidified its place.
Budapest-based designer Adam Miklosi has decided to “upgrade” existing IKEA products with his open-source collection of 3D printed accessories.
In an interesting short video, 3D print service Qualified3D demonstrates a method for producing mass customized objects.
As technology becomes more compact, trendsetters start researching ways to improve multi-sensory experience.
It’s a tough year for business, but Materialise has been focusing its efforts on the medical segment — and seeing that investment pay off as Q3 2020 results highlight.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi examine the vision of online eyewear, helped along with 3D printing and an understanding of appropriate measurements.
Charles R. Goulding and Alyssa Schneider enjoy the summer sun with 3D printing.
An ANET N4 showed up in our lab, so we thought we’d run it through some tests: here we see results from this 3D printer.
3D printing has really stepped up to the plate in pandemic response — but what happens with those designs post-pandemic?
Augmented reality (AR) and 3D printing are coming closer together all the time, now including a smart remote field service solution brought to additive manufacturing through a new alliance.
The 3D printing community continues to unite in efforts to help in the current COVID-19 pandemic.
What does a 3D printing company do in the midst of a major virus outbreak? We spoke with one company that’s at the heart of the crisis.
HP’s MJF process is surprisingly being used successfully for prototyping by Oakley. We realized why they succeeded.
A new rigid polyurethane material from Carbon proves interesting for both its performance properties and the story of its development.
Photocentric’s growth strategy includes working directly with manufacturing clients to obtain feedback on their engineering resins.
What is Standard Cyborg all about? We talked to Co-Founder and CEO Jeff Huber to learn more about the 3D vision and scanning startup.
This is an entry in our 3D Print Learning Series, focusing on 3D print safety, which is far more risky than you might have imagined.
3D technologies including 3D printing and holography are having a major impact on the future of healthcare. International collaborations point to a very three-dimensional future of medical care.
From 3D glasses to jewellery, 3D printing is now being incorporated into more and more industries — and the shoe industry is no different.
New Balance is 3D printing parts of its newest shoes with the Formlabs-powered TripleCell 3D printing platform: meet the 990 Sport and FuelCell Echo.
If you’re engineering hardware that has any one of: a camera, an LED, a display, an IR sensor, a lens, a laser, a reflector, or an optical fiber, guess what?!
Nike sure loves celebrating its Air Max designs.
3D printed fashion added to the extravaganza that is the Met Gala this year.
A post from our friend Pete Basiliere of Gartner analyzes the digital capability of 3D printer manufacturers.
Luxexcel has arranged to donate seventeen pairs of eyeglasses with 3D printed lenses.
Fiberthree is a German company producing several 3D printing products, but focusing mainly on materials.
Charles Goulding, Tyler Gianchetta, and Andressa Bonafe take a look at 3D printing in innovative apparel.
Charles Goulding and Andressa Bonafe discuss innovations in smart fabrics that might be impacted by 3D printing.
Wiivv has partnered up with foot care leader Dr. Scholl’s.
Charles Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi examine BASF’s involvement in 3D printing.
A new 3D printed face mask is ready to debut at CES.
Lumi Industries and Robotfactory remind us that the maker spirit endures in 3D printing even as the technology industrializes.
Desktop Metal is taking advantage of its technology to go bigger, better, and faster for production 3D printing.
Researchers have been able to 3D print an entire lithium-ion battery, but challenges remain.
Another eyewear brand is launching built on the personalization capabilities of 3D technologies.
Charles Goulding and Andressa Bonafe of R&D Tax Savers discuss 3M’s interest in 3D printing.
A fascinating arrangement between IKEA and UNYQ will produce custom fitted stools for gamers.
A research paper discusses methods of 3D printing metallic glass, and their findings are quite startling.
It’s all over the tech news, of course, but the Magic Leap mixed-reality headset, yeeeears in the making, is now available for developers, creators or anyone who wants to shell out $2,295 for ML’s inaugural edition HMD.
Research from the Karlsruher Institut für Technologie suggests the possibility of cold 3D printed glass objects.
3D printing technology is a wonder of the 21st century, but it’s still quite hard to create applications.
Researchers have developed a way to create a unique material, metallic glass.
I read of an unusual application of 3D printing involving fingertips.
Selin Olmsted discovered her passion for art and design at a young age while growing up in Istanbul, Turkey.
A very low cost – and truly portable – desktop 3D printer has launched.
Monica Sokolowski studied medical imaging, managed dental imaging centers and thought out-loud about the challenges of finding eyeglasses that fit each unique face perfectly.
This episode of the Fabbaloo mailbag is as fun, shocking and stupefying, as usual.
This month’s community support selection is PotterDraw, a software project to very easily generate vases and other cylindrical shapes.
In a world of exploding smartphones, fictional augmented reality (AR) glasses and government spying, one might wonder whether or not new technology really advances the human predicament or if it just allows a few executives to score some extra dough here and there.
A piece in New Scientist describes how specially designed eyeglasses may be able to “confuse” digital face recognition systems. But could 3D printing do the same?
Despite raising nearly $4 million across two Kickstarter campaigns, the 3Doodler 3D printing pen never really took off as a tool for professional designers and architects to hash out 3D sketches quickly (note: they are trying to change this).
Reykjavík-based Kúla has produced a gadget that can – almost – transform any smartphone into a rudimentary 3D scanner.
This week we had the chance to test out Afinia’s ES360 tabletop 3D scanning system.
3D models of humans are incredibly useful for designing wearable products, ergonomic studies, and in-situ renders.
A group of Swiss students has done something previously thought impossible: 3D printing a tank of compressed air.
Anarkik3D seems to have found a niche for their haptic 3D design software: Jewelry.
We chatted recently with Fuel3D CMO Philip Newman and learned the company has taken some big steps, and they’re not in 3D printing.
We found a terrific meta-site for sourcing publicly available 3D models: Yobi3D.
A Shanghai-based project enables people to show their mood using 3D printed eyewear.
We recently were contacted by a reader interested in 3D scanning a person. The answers to their questions may be of interest to other readers, too.
3D printing today is expensive, even for consumers. Does this mean only the rich can make use of 3D printing? We don’t think so.
We had a peek at format’s new technology in NYC earlier this year, but now everyone can make use of it as they’ve just launched their new 3D print site.
This week’s selection is Michiel Cornelissen’s Hatch for Eyewear Kit. It’s a frame for lenses, but unlike any you’ve likely seen before.
With the release of Connex3 color 3D printing technology this week, we started thinking more about “transparent” 3D printing. Stratasys provides a transparent material for
Stratasys’ latest 3D printer series, the Connex3, is able to produce a wide variety of 3D objects with multiple properties. As we posted earlier, the
3D Print UK reports they’ve been working on a special project that has been able to provide limited sight to the vision impaired. The
A new Kickstarter project uses 3D printing to produce “cap” for your Google Glass. GlassKap, a project launched by Todd Blatt, hopes to raise funds
We’re reading a piece in Forbes that describes what they call the “3D Printing Revolution You Have Not Heard About”. They refer to the less
A new browser-based 3D modeling tool has emerged: Leopoly. The new service presents simple-to-use methods of creating 3D objects. Leopoly focuses on the community
Google Glass is a set of glasses that include processing, networking and sensory elements. It’s an experimental platform upon which developers many now invent new
California-based Atheer is developing an advanced wearable 3D visual display that should be available in 2014. The as-yet-unnamed product appears to be a set of
Over the past year Cubify has periodically released web apps for you to create customized designs. Some of the apps permit download of STL files
There are many interesting things to see at Euromold if you’re into 3D printing, but perhaps the most noticeable is 3D Systems’ incredible “Cube Shop
There’s something inherently difficult trying to do 3D modeling on a 2D display. We usually have the ability to spin models around and your
We’ve been fortunate to be able to examine some 3D printed objects from Objet in their Vero Clear material first hand. While we’ve seen clear
Printing landscapes is something that’s been done before on 3D printers, but how about this? Print a 3D replica of an actual lunar crater.
At the recent Plastics Design and Moulding show in London we met with Tim Smith of Tri-Tech, who demonstrated some of Objet’s amazing new materials.
A flurry of press releases rained down upon us this week to announce the availability a new version of Anarkik Angels’ amazing software modelling tool