It’s the beginning of a new year, and it’s time for predictions. Anti-predictions, actually.
New 3D Print Application: Chamois Pads
At least two companies plan to produce 3D printed chamois pads.
Customized Production Will Become Scalable with 3D Printing￼
Mass personalization and customization could be the catalysts for industrial change and the adoption of 3D printing for production.
What Does a Song Look Like?
Materialise develops an algorithm to 3D print custom speaker grills that visually represent any song.
Prusa Announces Sophisticated 3D Printer Enclosure
Prusa Research announced the availability of a new, sophisticated enclosure for their popular MK3S+ 3D printer.
The KAV 3D Printed Bike Helmet
Another personalized consumer product has been launched using 3D print technology, the KAV bike helmet.
Polygona: A New 3D Model Customizer”
A new 3D model customization tool called “Polygana” seems to be under development.
Neatsy AI Upgrades Shoe Fit With 3D Foot Scans
A U.S.-based startup called Neatsy AI makes use of the iPhone’s depth-sensing FaceID technology to predict comfortable sneaker fit for customers via 3D modelling.
BMW Abandons 3D Printed Customization Service
BMW has apparently abandoned their experiment in 3D printed customized parts.
Why Would a 2D Printing Company Install a 3D Printer?
A curious announcement from Stratasys detailed how a 2D printing company installed a 3D printer. I’m wondering why they would do so.
Made To Measure: Amazon’s 3D Scan Fashions Could Lead To More 3D Printing
Amazon announced a new product they call “Made For You”, and it could lead to astounding changes in the 3D print industry and consumer market.
Designing 3D Printed Animal Prosthetics
DiveDesign and Bionic Pets utilize nTopology to design end-use 3D printed parts for applications that don’t require mass manufacturing and instead would benefit from smaller-scale productions.