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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.

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Playtime Reimagined Jan 17, 2018
Škoda Celebrates New Launch with Laser Cut Cardboard SUV

With the launch of the new ŠKODA Karoq, the company commissioned designer Liam Hopkins from Lazerian creative studio to create a cardboard version of the car filled with everything a kid could ever need in an automobile.

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Lift Me Up Jan 16, 2018
Huisman Manufactures World’s First 3D Printed Crane Hook That Passes 80 Ton Load Test

Huisman has created the world's first heavy-duty 3D printed crane. Could this bring big changes to the way we manufacture subsea equipment and cranes?

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Bringing Closure to Families Jan 16, 2018
3D Printing and Facial Reconstruction Help Identify Eight Victims from US-Mexico Border

Artists from New York are using facial reconstruction to help formally identify the remains of eight dead men who were found on the US-Mexico border. The skulls were 3D scanned in Arizona and sent to New York for 3D printing and reconstruction.

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Warp-Free Is The Way To Be Jan 16, 2018
Polymaker Launches PolyMide CoPA Nylon Material Made with Warp-Free Technology

Polymaker is launching a new Nylon material called PolyMide CoPA. This engineering-grade filament is created with Warp-Free technology, which provides the mechanical advantages of Nylon without risk of warpage. 

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Look Ma, no Batteries! Jan 15, 2018
Build a 3D Printed Crystal Radio Receiver from Household Items

A Texas-based 3D printing enthusiast created a 3D printed crystal radio receiver which doesn't require a battery or plug. Now, you can too by downloading the 3D files and step-by-step instructions.

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Future of Transport Jan 14, 2018
Olli, 3D Printed Bus from Local Motors, Receives $1 Billion in Financing

Local Motors secured over $1 billion in financing from Elite Transportation Services (ETS) and Xcelerate for its autonomous Olli bus customers.

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Snap up a 3D Printer Jan 13, 2018
Polaroid Debuts Four New 3D Printers at CES 2018

Polaroid is debuting four new 3D printers at CES 2018 for the US and Canadian markets. But will they be worth the money? Check out their new features.

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Go Rodriguez! Jan 11, 2018
Teen uses 3D Printed Swimming Fin for Stroke Rehabilitation

16-year-old Pedro Lopez Rodriguez, who suffered from a stroke in 2012, uses a 3D printed swimming fin to help improve his form.

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Personal Time Jan 11, 2018
Personalized 3D Printed Rotors on Schaffen Wristwatches

Schaffen Watches debut their new collection on Kickstarter with two extremely customizable wristwatches, the A65 Dress Watch and the S65 Sport Watch.

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Beautiful and Functional Design Jan 10, 2018
3D Printed Voronoi Food Preparation System Helps Those with One Hand

The Voronoi Food Preparation System is a 3D printed design created for those with one hand which addresses user experience and is made using a HP Multi-Jet Fusion 4200 3D printer.

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Pint-Sized Power Jan 10, 2018
Meet Zeus: The Pint-Sized Battle Robot That Packs a Mean Punch

Pilot Labs has created Zeus, a pint-sized fighter robot that is capable of generating 25kg (55lbs) of force in a single punch.

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More CES Releases Jan 10, 2018
ParaMatters Releases CogniCAD, a Cognitive Design Platform at CES 2018

ParaMatters is releasing CogniCAD, a cloud-based, cognitive design platform which is currently pay per design, at CES 2018. It's available to use immediately. 

Featured image of HP Z 3D Camera Offers HP Sprout’s 3D Scanning Capabilities For a Fraction of the Price
Mobile Sprout Pro Capabilities Jan 9, 2018
HP Z 3D Camera Offers HP Sprout’s 3D Scanning Capabilities For a Fraction of the Price

HP releases Z 3D Camera which is offers the 3D scanning capabilities of the Sprout Pro PC in a portable camera accessory which attaches to your computer.

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New Year, New Products Jan 8, 2018
XYZPrinting Reveal Three New Products at CES 2018

At this year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) XYZPrinting released three new devices for their customers to enjoy which are updates on their previous products.

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3D Selfie with a Hat Jan 4, 2018
Sony’s 3D Creator Scanning App Integrates with New MyMiniFactory App

You can now 3D scan your face using Sony's 3D Creator, add a hat using MyMiniFactory's new app and 3D print the whole thing with a few simple clicks.

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New Year, New Materials Jan 4, 2018
New MDF and Plywood Laser Cutting Materials Available at Sculpteo

Sculpteo is offering two new materials on their laser cutting platform including MDF material of just 2mm thickness and Ceiba Wood plywood.

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Mwah! Jan 4, 2018
Perfectly Personalized Lipstick Applicators Created Using 3D Printing Technology

The Cosmetic Science Research Group at London College of Fashion is using 3D scanning and printing to create a personalized lipstick applicator. 

Featured image of Sintavia Announces New Manufacturing Plant & Breaks Ground in Florida
New Year, New Facility Jan 3, 2018
Sintavia Announces New Manufacturing Plant & Breaks Ground in Florida

Metal additive manufacturing company, Sintavia, broke ground ready for the new facility to be built before late 2018. The site will be 55,000 square foot.

Featured image of Doctor Drives to Sierra Leone with Ultimaker 3D Printer to Make Prosthetics for Children
Ultimate Roadtrip Dec 28, 2017
Doctor Drives to Sierra Leone with Ultimaker 3D Printer to Make Prosthetics for Children

Doctor Lars Brouwers is driving from the Netherlands to Sierra Leone with an Ultimaker 3D printer to teach locals how to print limb prosthetics for children. 

Featured image of Reflection 3D Technology is Upgrading the Family Photo with Personal 3D Printed Models
Mini Superhero You! Dec 27, 2017
Reflection 3D Technology is Upgrading the Family Photo with Personal 3D Printed Models

Reflection 3D Technology is a Canadian company that's redefining the modern family photograph by turning 360-degree photographs into 3D models.

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