SPEE3D announced a new mobile metal additive manufacturing platform, XSPEE3D.
Robotic 3D Print Research Shows Large Scale Possibilities
New research demonstrates an ability have potentially infinite build volume when 3D printing.
EOS Using “Extended Reality” Concept for Training
EOS announced the availability of an “extended reality” system for certain training courses.
Hands On With Scaniverse
I took a look at a Scaniverse, a very useful handheld 3D scanning app.
Hands On With RealityScan, Part 2
Our evaluation of Capturing Reality’s new mobile 3D scanning app continues.
Hands On With RealityScan, Part 1
Capturing Reality released a mobile version of their powerful 3D scanning system, and we gave it a test.
The Maxi Printer By Constructions 3D
I’ve just encountered yet another construction 3D printer, and this one is a bit different from the others.
3D “Capture” App Goes Down
I received a note from Standard Cyborg’s Jeffrey Huber regarding their app, “Capture”.
All Objects Could Be Identified: 3D Printing Invisible Labels
A researcher at MIT has developed a method of 3D printing invisible labels on objects.
New Program For 3D Printed NFC-Powered Parts
A new development program has been launched for 3D printing applications involving NFCs.
Higher Oil and Gas Prices and 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at the usage of 3D printing technology by the oil and gas industry.
US Navy All-In On Distributed Manufacturing?
An announcement from 3YOURMIND suggests the US Navy has a very comprehensive plan for a 3D printed future.
Visualizing CAD Models on an iPad with Cadmio
A new app from Cadmio allows iPad Pro users to produce professional renderings of CAD models.
Taking The METHOD On The Road
One of MakerBot’s clients demonstrated a very unusual method of using 3D printing.
Antennas: 3D Printing Application Of The Future, Or Today?
Recently I’ve seen several projects using 3D printing to produce highly advanced antennae, and this is likely to be a significant application in the future.
Mobile High-Temperature 3D Printing
There was a time when high-temperature 3D printing was considered an experimental exercise, but that doesn’t seem to be the case anymore.
Vuforia Spatial Toolbox Is a New App to Visualize and Control Machines
New software allows machines to be controlled through an augmented reality (AR) interface. Could this control 3D printers as well?
Apple Shocks With LiDAR-Equipped iPad
Apple has surprisingly introduced a new iPad that includes a LiDAR depth sensor, potentially allowing the introdution of new, inexpensive mobile 3D scanning systems.
The Calibry Handheld 3D Scanner
The Calibry handheld 3D scanner is a highly flexible and accurate device that can capture detailed 3D models of many subjects, at a very low cost.
Mille and 3DPrinterOS Partner on 5G 3D Printing
3DPrinterOS and Mille are partnering up to develop a powerful mobile factory solution based on 3D printing.
3D Printed Microbots Are Powered By Vibration
3D printed microbots are now possible due to the invention of a method to power two photon polymerized prints using external vibrations.
The peel 2 Handheld 3D Scanner
peel 3D announced the peel 2, an advanced handheld 3D scanner.
Hands On with Capture: 3D Scan Anything
We’re giving a new 3D scanning app a quick test today.
3D Printing Aids Development of Mobile Phone-Based Medical Devices
If you’ve been following 3D printing for a while, you may have come across the name Aydogan Ozcan, who has been using the technology for some time at his UCLA lab.
Autodesk Exploring 3D Printed Construction?
Well, this is interesting: Autodesk is experimenting with 3D printed construction.
Morphi 3.4 Adds Textures, Lighting, and Position Values to Latest 3D App Update
Morphi is a (sort of) free app for the iPad, Mac, and Windows devices that lets users push, pull, and craft 3D creations via a touchpad device.
Paradigm Change in Construction 3D Printing?
New research from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore may signal a shift in how construction 3D printing is done.
Generating 3D Models from Video?
Have you heard of “continuous-time structure from motion”? You may hear a lot more soon.
Should You Used Printoid?
Printoid is a powerful system to manage many desktop 3D printers.
3D Scan and Print Objects with the Qlone Mobile App
Mobile devices are, more and more, integrating 3D capabilities.
Artec’s Truly Portable 3D Scanner – But it’s a Workout
We had a chance to check out Artec’s latest 3D scanner, the “Leo”.
MyMiniFactory Has An App!
MyMiniFactory is well known for their now-huge site providing a wealth of printable 3D models, but now they have an app, too.
Shapr3D 3.0 Brings Parasolid 3D Modeling to iPad Pro
A big first in 3D CAD today.
AstroPrint Releases a Mobile App
We’ve learned that AstroPrint has produced mobile apps that work with their popular 3D printer set top box.
The T3D Smartphone 3D Printer is Now Available For Order
Some months ago we ran a story about a unique desktop 3D printer, the T3D. Now you can order one.
What Happens When 3D Printing From Smartphones Becomes Common?
I’ve been contemplating the implications of a world in which anyone can 3D scan anything and print out a replica.
The US Marine Corps’ X-FAB Mobile 3D Printshop
It was inevitable: the military has developed a kind of mobile 3D print workshop.
A-Team Ventures’ Desktop 3D Printer has a Waggle!
A-Team Ventures has produced desktop 3D printers for some years, but now they have a Waggle, too.
Shapr3D for iPad Pro Adds Sketch Constraints, Dimensioning and More
Right when you think everyone gave up on putting parametric 3D CAD software on an iPad, a small, rebellious group of software developers launches an app that puts those large, money-laden software companies to shame.
Kúla’s 3D Camera Gadget is Almost a 3D Scanner
Reykjavík-based Kúla has produced a gadget that can – almost – transform any smartphone into a rudimentary 3D scanner.
Siemens’ Spiders Could Lead To Massive 3D Printing Projects
Research at engineering giant Siemens seems to be developing a kind of mobile 3D printing robot.
Can You Use ReCap 360 On An iPad? Yes You Can!
Well, sort of. Autodesk has announced a technology preview of ReCap 360 Mobile that qualified persons can join.
Microsoft Developing Mobile 3D Scanning Technology – For Any Smartphone!
A paper from Oxford and Microsoft researchers details an experimental workflow enabling capture of 3D models using only a smartphone’s camera.
Matter and Form’s Bevel Nails Funding For 3D Scanning Clip
The folks from Matter and Form, makers of a powerful tabletop 3D scanner, launched a new product: the Bevel clip, a smartphone attachment that performs mobile 3D scanning.
The Portabee Go 3D Printer
What’s the latest from Portabee? The “Go”, a mobile 3D printer.
The 3D Printed noPhone
It is 3D printed and it’s not a phone. It’s the noPhone!
Dr. Fluff Helps You Evolve 3D Printed Robots
A new Android app permits children (and adults) to create 3D robot models suitable for 3D printing with an unusual approach.
Taipei’s Mobile 3D Printer
Fabraft, a Taipei-based design company has combined 3D printing, trash picking and a bicycle to create something very unusual.
The Structure Sensor
The folks who developed Skanect, one of the best software solutions for 3D scanning with your Microsoft Kinect, have launched a new scanning venture: the Structure Sensor. Occipital, the company behind the sensor, bills it as “the world’s first 3D sensor for mobile devices.” The device attaches to iOS devices via the Lightning connector,… Continue reading The Structure Sensor
Kees 3D Printed Cases
We’ve run across a new 3D print service called “Kees”, which specializes in personalized mobile phone cases. While there seems to be oh, a zillion iPhone case options out there, the Kees service permits significant customization, as you can see in the image below. Each option offers many different choices, with dozens of backgrounds and… Continue reading Kees 3D Printed Cases
Nokia’s 3D Printing Adventure
Nokia has long used 3D printing internally to design cases and shapes for their handsets, but now they’re permitting customers to do the same. Nokia has released the 3D model files required for designing your very own back cover for their new Lumina 820 handset. The model includes the structures required to match the… Continue reading Nokia’s 3D Printing Adventure
Of all the Kickstarter-style 3DP projects we’ve seen lately, the SparkLab concept may be the most valuable to society. No, you won’t get a fancy sculpture but you will get the satisfaction of supporting the spread of 3D printing and DIY making knowledge. What is the SparkLab concept? It’s quite simple. They proponents realized… Continue reading SparkLab: BuildMobile
3D Print From Your Android Phone
Several tools have emerged that permit viewing or even development of 3D models on your iPad or iPhone – although intricate modeling on an iPhone with your fat fingers is not particularly fruitful. We had some concerns that those not using iOS devices might be at a disadvantage. But not now as some 3D modeling… Continue reading 3D Print From Your Android Phone