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Cubichain Technologies Enhance 3D Printing Security with Blockchain

New application by Cubichain Technologies encrypts data of 3D printable parts, storing information on highly secure Blockchain networks.

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Cops Use 3D Printed Fingerprints to Solve Murder Case

Michigan police turn to 3D printing to solve an ongoing murder case. Can 3D printed fingerprints unlock a victim's smartphone?

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UB Researchers Develop System to Identify 3D Printer Fingerprints

A team out of the University at Buffalo has developed PrinTracker, a system that traces 3D prints back to their source machine. Considering the recent 3D printed gun controversy, the arrival of the technique seems timely.

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This 3D Printed Skim Reaper Can Prevent Credit Card Fraud

Credit card skimming is a disease. Meet the cure. The New York City Police Department is testing a "skim reaper" to detect and prevent credit card fraud. It's based on a 3D printed prototype by researchers from the University of Florida.

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3D Forensics Capture Shoe Prints Instantly in Three Dimensions

Researchers are developing 3D Forensics technology to capture high-resolution 3D images of shoeprints in snow and soil.

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Murder Victim’s Smartphone Unlocked with 2D Printing

After 3D printed fingers failed to unlock a murder victim's smartphone, researchers resorted to using traditional 2D printing instead.

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G4S Warning: Cargo Thieves Using 3D Printing

Security company G4S says criminal gangs are using 3D printed security devices to steal cargo, and the crimes are impossible to detect.

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Fighting Crime and Healing Victims with 3D Printing

3D printing technology is sometimes misused to create guns and other weapons. But it can also be used to help solve crimes and heal victims.

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