Keep yourself up to date with the latest 3D printing news from all over the world.
"The Great Duck Project" is an attempt by Remarkable STEAM, Inc. to set a record for the world's largest 3D printed duck at the 8th annual Maker Faire Westport, Connecticut.
Nearly 7,000 professionals, enthusiasts, designers, exhibitors, experts, attended the last "SOLIDWORKS World" in Dallas. Read Sarah Goehrke’s report on the most important CAD conference – and how it will be rebranded for 2020.
Mark Beecroft, a senior lecturer at the Manchester Metropolitan University School of Art, is exploring the use of 3D printing in industrial knitting in a process he calls 'digital interlooping'.
The architectural studio "ecoLogicStudio" and its research partners developed the world's first 3D printed bio-reactor. It is currently on display at the Centre Pompidou in Paris as part of “Le Fabrique du Vivant” exhibition.
The 3D printing giant Stratasys' new J720 Dental printer is able to create extremely high resolution, full-colour, realistic dental models for patients. The machine will be available for sale in May 2019.
Thor3D, the 3D imaging company, announced the release of its latest hand-held 3D scanner, the Calibry, at this year's TCT Asia exhibition in Shanghai, China.
Luxexcel, the only company in the world using 3D printing technology to create custom ophthalmic lenses, has printed over 5,000 lenses on its VisionPlatforms which it announced have moved from the pilot phase to printing commercially.
DEEPTIME, a Czech design and technology studio, has unveiled the Ionic Sound System, a 3D printed limited edition commercially available audio set made from sand.
The 3D printing and AI startup Aether has reached a two-year joint agreement with Procter & Gamble to further develop its AI-driven 3D bioprinting system into an "intelligent robotic craftsman".
Airbus Beijing Engineering Centre and Farsoon Technologies announced an R&D agreement to develop an additive manufacturing polymer material for civil aviation use.
Maker Lorenzo Herrera used a 3D printer and a Raspberry Pi computer to create his own version of the Commodore PET model 8032, an iconic 70s computer. You can follow Herrera's detailed instructions and build your own too.
Relativity, the autonomous rocket factory and launch service, has been granted a patent for its machine learning 3D metal printing technology. It's also added three senior leaders from the aerospace industry to its executive team.
Eighteen months in the making, E3D spinoff Pathio debuts its eponymous slicer. In beta and available now, Pathio features nifty new features and a slick UI that’s simultaneously familiar and completely fresh.
Hubert Chen, an industrial design student, has developed a 3D printed compression sleeve called the Safe Landing Garment which helps ensure athletes land properly and don't get injured.
3Doodler, popular 3D printing pen and former Kickstarter darling, has announced the launch of its 2019 3Doodler EDU, Create+ and Start Product lines. Also new: A mobile app which helps kids and adults construct 3D products at home.
Orbex, the UK-based microsatellite launch company, has partnered with German additive manufacturer SLM Solutions to 3D print a single-piece engine. Claimed to be the world's largest, the engine is a part of Orbex's Prime rocket and was unveiled at the opening of a new facility in Scotland.
The "Organaut" bioprinter on the International Space Station has started to print human micro-organs in zero gravity. The first experiments already looked promising.