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VR, Augmented Reality, Drones, and interesting stuff that’s a little bit off-topic from 3D printing.

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Miniature Conquests
Warhammer Fan Creates Winning Display for Armies of Parade

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Draw in 2D, Get 3D
Apple’s iOS ARKit Makes 3D Sketching and Modeling Easy

With Apple's release of iOS 11, later this year, will come the ARKit which could be set to have many 3D or CAD style applications.

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Muon to Watch
Make Your Own Cosmic Particle Detector for Under $100

MIT physicists have created an inexpensive muon detector from off-the-shelf parts and a 3D printed case. Spun off into an outreach program, the Cosmic Watch device is aimed at students.

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Non-Furry Friends
Google Maps to Improve Walking Navigation with AR Fox and Giant Arrows

At Google's I/O Developers conference this week, the company's Vice President, Aparna Chennapragada, demonstrated how AR could be used to improve navigation using Google Maps. The result is a cute AR fox and huge arrows to point you in the right direction. 

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Bring Bleeding Edge Tech To The Masses
How to Make Augmented Reality Apps, Games & More

Augmented reality apps attract much attention. We review the best software that will help you create your own custom AR apps and games.

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From Game to Print Bed?
Export Collada Files from New PSVR Painting App

A new VR painting application has just released for PlayStation 4. Titled CoolPaintrVR, the app allows you to paint and sculpt in VR and export your creations to 3D modeling software and platforms.

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Free Stuff
Autodesk Ditches Subscriptions for SketchBook, Now a Free Download

As of the end of April, Autodesk's SketchBook artwork software has transitioned from a paid subscription model to completely free for individual users. Users can sketch away on any device to their heart's content without spending a dime.

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Sticky Light
Check Out This Insane Real Time Projection Mapping

University of Tokyo researchers have recently shown off their developments in projection mapping, giving us a glimpse at a real time system that dynamically projects 8-bit color images at almost 1,000 frames per second.

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Now on Kickstarter
Control Your PC and Presentations with a Fidget Cube

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.

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Finger Switchin’ Good
5 Best Fidget Spinner Tricks Tutorial Videos on YouTube

Looking for cool fidget spinner tricks to impress your teacher? Here are the 5 best fidget spinner tricks tutorial videos.

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Designs You Can Touch
New MakeVR Modeling App Allows for 3D Printing VR Designs

Bringing powerful design tools to your fingertips, MakeVR has just launched for the HTC Vive. Best of all, you can 3D print your designs.

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Not Just Surround-Sound
South Korea Develops Virtual Reality Movies for Cinema-Goers

Virtual Reality is making it to cinemas in South Korea with film tech labs and visual effects houses rapidly creating popular content. Cinema-goers are fully immersed with both VR and 4DX which brings feel, touch and smell to the experience.

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Hey Google!
Google Launches New AIY Artificial Intelligence Kits

Those itching to get to grips with neural networks are in luck: Google offshoot AIY Projects has recently revamped its Voice and Vision Kits. These project-in-a-pack kits give you all you need to build an intelligent speaker or camera.

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Nowhere to Hide
Leica Adds 3D Laser Scanner with 1km Range to Product Lineup

Capturing 3D data and HDR imagery, the Leica Geosystem's ScanStation P50 can scan things over 1 kilometer away.

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A Holo Experience
HoloPlayer One Hologram Device Lets You Poke Floating Content

The HoloPlayer One is a tabletop device that lets you interact with holograms. It is now open to orders for developer and premium editions