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.
Endeer is a company created by two women who are starting a "bravolution". They're using 3D printing to create bras which fit and feel comfortable, rather than just to look good. The first bra design "SHAPE" has now been launched on IndieGoGo.
Here’s one ingenious method of navigating MRI scanner data: With the help of 3D printing, some software, and a tablet, you can zoom through your brain.
Students from West Michigan Aviation Academy recently worked on an extracurricular project which was rather different from the average. Their task was to create prosthetic feet for an urban chicken who lost hers to frost bite.
BioLife4D, a biotech company, is working on printing a viable human heart which is suitable for transplant. But, the company claims to have reached a significant milestone and successfully 3D bioprinted a human cardiac patch.
Shapeways has launched an in-house collection of fully customizable 3D printed jewelry. Called Spring & Wonder, the products and brand were designed in two months to demonstrate what Shapeways can do for other companies wanting to incorporate mass personalization.
Phoenix Analysis and Design Technologies (PADT) has announced it's opening a 3D printing factory, using Carbon’s Digital Light Synthesis technology and production system to create 2,000-5,000 parts on-demand weekly.
Since the Lansing Delta Township assembly plant of General Motors bought a $35,000 3D printer, they've seen savings of €300,000. However, the company expects to see savings of millions of dollars in the future as it standardizes the technology throughout its plants across the globe.
To help provide access to 3D printing in impoverished areas of Cali, Colombia, engineering students from Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) have developed a solar power system that allows 3D printers to operate in areas where electricity is unstable.
In a recent video YouTuber MyfordBoy duplicates a metal part using a novel process involving 3D printing, a sand mold and casting aluminum. Don't try this at home, but definitely enjoy the craftsmanship at work.
3D Systems has announced a new service called the On Demand Anatomical Modeling Service, which will enable medical professionals to upload and 3D print digital files through the company. The idea is to make 3D printing models more accessible for the entire healthcare community.
Before proposing to his girlfriend, Dan Ko decided that everything had to be perfect, including the engagement ring. So, he truly personalized his proposal by 3D modeling and printing a ring which he knew his future wife would love.
Inspired by the fidget cube, Masta Box is a controller gadget which serves a range of purposes, such as a Micro SD card reader, anAir Mouse, a Joystick and a Laser Pointer.
When Matej Vlašič was told that his son, Nik, who is afflicted with cerebral palsy, may never sit up, he began looking for a way to give him the best life possible regardless. With a little help from 3D printing and physical therapy, Nik can now not only sit up but also walk, cycle and dance. Vlašič has now set up aNImaKe, a company to help other parents in a similar situation.
Zaha Hadid Architects' latest work is the H-Line hat which was inspired by the firm's condo at 520 West 28th Street, New York. Designed by boss and collaborator, Patrik Schumacher, the hat was made using 3D printing for a Friends of the High Line fundraiser.
In November, Ottawa Symphony Orchestra will open its new season with a concert which will feature eight 3D printed instruments and a performance by the winner of the "National 3D Printed Musical Instrument Challenge".
Purdue researchers have developed a process which enables them to 3D print extremely viscous materials. Due to this, they should be able to 3D print everything from cookie dough to biomedical implants.
Freshfiber is a European design agency which is now selling a 3D printed iPhone X case created using 3D printers in Nylon fiber material. The design is both stylish and functional.