All the latest 3D printing news from all over the world.
The humble art of knitting takes on a whole new dimension; new software can convert any 3D model into a pattern to create knitted replicas.
Defox has launched the 3D printed Periscope Case on Crowd Supply. The case is dubbed the working man's Go Pro and can turn your phone into an action camera.
Researchers from Michigan State University have developed 3D printed smartphone device that is able to monitor the user's blood pressure. The device uses a sensor that calculates blood pressure at the touch of a fingertip.
PostNord Group and Sony Mobile are working together to make the 3D market accessible for both businesses and consumers. The first stage is enabling customers to print models from the Sony Mobile app which are then distributed by PostNord.
German design studio WertelOberfell experimented with 3D printing to create"Panel Light", based on Isamu Noguchi's paper lanterns. They can be printed very quickly and use very little material.
Vitamix partners with The Technology House to use Carbon's 3D printing technology to transform part design and production. The blending equipment leader will mass produce a micro-fluidic nozzle that is 10 times more durable, uses 30 percent less material, and is 33 percent more economical.
A Kim Kardashian double has commissioned a baker to create a life-size cake of the celebrity. The cake took ten days to make and 3D printing was used to create Kim K's face.
Fittle is the world's first 3D printed braille puzzle which is open source. It's helping visually impaired people in India learn to read braille quickly and efficiently.
Venus de Milo and other statues in Paris, France received 3D printed prosthetic arms as part of Handicap International's #BodyCantWait campaign.
In a big win for the open source 3D printing community, BCN3D Technologies release open source files for BCN3D Sigmax desktop 3D printer.
The California-based company 3D Hybrid Solutions is offering three metal 3D printing tools for CNC machines, including Wire-Arc Additive Manufacturing (WAAM), Laser Metal Deposition (LMD), and Cold Spray toolheads.
American tire company Goodyear will debut a 3D printed tire concept this week at the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show. Called Oxygene, the tire touts many potential environmental benefits, including improving air quality in cities and recycling old waste rubber.
Oregon State University's College of Engineering researchers have made progress in the ability to rapidly manufacture flexible electronics and soft robotics.
The Mexican 3D printing service Moti Digital used a Massivit 1800 3D printer to create a 12-foot-tall skeleton structure. The installation was showcased during the Mexican Festival of Light celebrations in Guadalajara.
Scientists from Manchester, UK are using 3D bioprinting to investigate and better understand the brain's neurovascular unit (NVU) which will hopefully lead to improved treatments for neurodegenerative diseases.