Hanna Watkin

Hanna is a freelance journalist and writer from a dead-end county in deepest England who has come to Berlin to seek her fortune and write about the future (see:3D printing). Avid internet enthusiast and night owl.

By Hanna Watkin

Keeping Secrets
Magic Leap Raises $502-Million for Secret AR Visor

Secretive tech startup Magic Leap adds $502-million equity investment to its $1.8-billion coffers. Its aim? Industry redefining AR glasses.

A Hermit's Dream
Drone Delivers Burritos and Medical Supplies in Rural Southeast Australia

In Australia, Alphabet is trialling their Project Wing drone delivery system with real people and initially offering medicine and fast food.

New Matter Replacing Old Matter
New Matter launches MOD-t (2nd Gen) 3D Printer Kickstarter Campaign

New Matter launches a new crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter with the MOD-t (2nd Gen) raising $41,331 of the $100,000 goal.

Plastic Paw Prints
Millie the Greyhound is First Dog in Australia to Receive a 3D Printed Prosthetic Leg

Millie the greyhound is thought to be the first dog in Australia with a 3D printed prosthetic leg, proving they don't need to be expensive.

Mirror Image
Free AR App Brings you Face to Face with 30,000-Year-Old Sungir People

Visual Science created an app, called VRScience, so you can meet scientifically accurate faces of people who lived 30,000 years ago.

Freemium Trial!
SelfCAD Offers Free Licenses for Students and Teachers for 3 Years

SelfCAD, the online 3D Modeling Software company, has announced it's offering both students and teachers free licenses for 3 years.

Personalized Aids
PoleErgo Uses 3D Printers to Create Patient-Specific Prints for People with Mobility Disabilities

Therapist Guy Ehretsmann uses 3D printing to create customized objects for patients with mobility disabilities and set up company PoleErgo.

"Say Ahh"
Formlabs Release New Dental LT Clear Resin; Updates PreForm Software

Formlabs releases Dental LT Clear, the first long-term biocompatible resin for orthodontic use, and updates their PreForm dental software.

Speed Metal
Four Times Faster: Renishaw RenAM 500Q Speed Ups Metal 3D Printing

Renishaw is showing off new hardware and software at formnext including the RenAM 500Q with four lasers, quadrupling 3D printing processes.

Four Eyes Good
These AR Data Glasses Are Made With SLS 3D Printers

Data glasses are a new smart wearable made with an SLS printer which are useful for industrial applications. Would you wear a pair?

Mask Reflection
Plastic Surgeon Uses 3D Scanning and Printing to Show Clients’ their Future Face

A plastic surgeon in Turkey is using 3D scanning and printing to create masks, in color, to show patients how they'll look after surgery. 

Reducing Wait Times
International Stem Cell Corporation Claims Breakthrough in Bioprinting Liver Cells

International Stem Cell Corporation are using a new 3D bioprinting method to produce 3D liver tissue and help treat liver diseases. 

Less Ow!
Yona Care Will Make Trips to the Gynecologist Less Uncomfortable

Yona Care is offering a new speculum design, developed using 3D printing, which hopes to make gynecologist trips more enjoyable.

Visualize, Print, Augment
Apple Wins Patent for 3D Printing System with ARKit

A patent application was granted to Apple which lays outs a 3D printing system that works in tandem with ARKit Augmented Reality.

Genuine Fake
Mofrel is a Fake Leather 2.5D Printer Made by Casio

Casio has developed a 2.5D printer called Mofrel which can produce high quality plastic "leather", currently on display in Japan.