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The Relay is a safer alternative to smartphones created for parents worried about keeping in touch with their kids when they're out and about. Republic Wireless used 3D printing technology to speed up the prototyping process and develop new iterations of the walkie-talkie styled device.
Aspect Biosystems has been busy working on 3D bioprinting technology. Now, the company secured a substantial investment to speed up its commercialization. 3D bioprinting is undoubtedly one of the most exciting and also challenging 3D technologies currently in development.
Charitable non-profit Million Waves Project combines a passion for cleaning up the ocean with helping young people in need: this young organization aims to provide prosthetic limbs 3D printed from reclaimed ocean plastics for children in need, worldwide, free of charge.
With the new Ultimaker Alliances Program, users will be able to load preconfigured material profiles and 3D print settings from leading material manufacturers.
After studying the mechanisms of invertebrates in nature, U.S. Army researchers have developed 3D printed soft robotics that can traverse difficult landscapes and squeeze into crowded spaces.
Shapeways, the platform for product creation using 3D printing technologies, has just raised $30 million in a Series E funding round. The 3D printing creator community on Shapeways will benefit from tools to boost product creation, marketing, and brand development.
Researchers from USC Viterbi School of Engineering have developed 3D printed metamaterials that can switch between active control and passive states, enabling control of acoustic and optical waves.
A new Kickstarter campaign has been launched for a new 3D printed flossing device called UFloss, which allows you to floss all of your teeth at the same time. This oral hygiene product will use an app to take impressions of the user's mouth, creating a fully custom-fitted solution for all.
Researchers from the Russian Academy of Sciences' Crystallography & Phonetics Scientific Research Center have developed a nanoparticle-based 3D printing method that is considerably faster and more accurate than traditional 3D printing technologies.