Essentium announced a very unusual deployment of their additive manufacturing equipment — in Ukraine.
Creality launched a new 3D scanner, the curiously named CR-Scan Ferret Pro.
SPEE3D announced a new mobile metal additive manufacturing platform, XSPEE3D.
New research demonstrates an ability have potentially infinite build volume when 3D printing.
EOS announced the availability of an “extended reality” system for certain training courses.
I took a look at a Scaniverse, a very useful handheld 3D scanning app.
Our evaluation of Capturing Reality’s new mobile 3D scanning app continues.
Capturing Reality released a mobile version of their powerful 3D scanning system, and we gave it a test.
I’ve just encountered yet another construction 3D printer, and this one is a bit different from the others.
I received a note from Standard Cyborg’s Jeffrey Huber regarding their app, “Capture”.
A researcher at MIT has developed a method of 3D printing invisible labels on objects.
A new development program has been launched for 3D printing applications involving NFCs.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at the usage of 3D printing technology by the oil and gas industry.
An announcement from 3YOURMIND suggests the US Navy has a very comprehensive plan for a 3D printed future.
A new app from Cadmio allows iPad Pro users to produce professional renderings of CAD models.
One of MakerBot’s clients demonstrated a very unusual method of using 3D printing.
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.
There was a time when high-temperature 3D printing was considered an experimental exercise, but that doesn’t seem to be the case anymore.
New software allows machines to be controlled through an augmented reality (AR) interface. Could this control 3D printers as well?
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 is a highly flexible and accurate device that can capture detailed 3D models of many subjects, at a very low cost.
3DPrinterOS and Mille are partnering up to develop a powerful mobile factory solution based on 3D printing.
3D printed microbots are now possible due to the invention of a method to power two photon polymerized prints using external vibrations.
peel 3D announced the peel 2, an advanced handheld 3D scanner.
We’re giving a new 3D scanning app a quick test today.
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.
Well, this is interesting: Autodesk is experimenting with 3D printed construction.
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.
New research from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore may signal a shift in how construction 3D printing is done.
Have you heard of “continuous-time structure from motion”? You may hear a lot more soon.
Printoid is a powerful system to manage many desktop 3D printers.
Mobile devices are, more and more, integrating 3D capabilities.
We had a chance to check out Artec’s latest 3D scanner, the “Leo”.
MyMiniFactory is well known for their now-huge site providing a wealth of printable 3D models, but now they have an app, too.
A big first in 3D CAD today.
We’ve learned that AstroPrint has produced mobile apps that work with their popular 3D printer set top box.
Some months ago we ran a story about a unique desktop 3D printer, the T3D. Now you can order one.
I’ve been contemplating the implications of a world in which anyone can 3D scan anything and print out a replica.
It was inevitable: the military has developed a kind of mobile 3D print workshop.
A-Team Ventures has produced desktop 3D printers for some years, but now they have a Waggle, too.
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.
Reykjavík-based Kúla has produced a gadget that can – almost – transform any smartphone into a rudimentary 3D scanner.
Research at engineering giant Siemens seems to be developing a kind of mobile 3D printing robot.
Well, sort of. Autodesk has announced a technology preview of ReCap 360 Mobile that qualified persons can join.
A paper from Oxford and Microsoft researchers details an experimental workflow enabling capture of 3D models using only a smartphone’s camera.
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.
What’s the latest from Portabee? The “Go”, a mobile 3D printer.
It is 3D printed and it’s not a phone. It’s the noPhone!
A new Android app permits children (and adults) to create 3D robot models suitable for 3D printing with an unusual approach.
Fabraft, a Taipei-based design company has combined 3D printing, trash picking and a bicycle to create something very unusual.
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
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 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
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