Jacky’s 3D Printing Solution for Dentistry

Jacky’s 3D Printing Solution for Dentistry

3D printing is becoming a big hit in different industries. Sales of these machines are going up and many businesses are seeing the capabilities of 3D printers. It is no wonder why many companies are jumping on the bandwagon.

Jacky’s Electronics is a known power retailer in the Middle East area, especially in UAE. They provide business solutions to companies for effective management. This is the newest service being provided by the brand. 3D printing is among the latest products that they are offering to businesses. [Read more…]

The 3D Printing Revolution in Joint Replacements

The 3D Printing Revolution in Joint Replacements

3D printing technology is already a norm these days. Many companies and even universities make use of 3D printers for different activities. It’s also used in various industries, like automotive, engineering, architecture, and even medicine.

With 3D printers improving ever so quickly, it is no wonder that the machine can now help in making lives easier. [Read more…]

The Gift of a New Hand Via 3D Printing Changes Life of Little Girl

3D Printing Changes Life of Little Girl

A group of talented high school students from West Catholic High School in Michigan gave a 4-year old girl an unforgettable Christmas present: a hand that she never had. Harmony Taylor, a Cedar Trails Elementary School student, smiled when she tried the hand on, exclaiming, “I’m going to paint them pink”. [Read more…]

The Birth of the 3D Printed Loudspeaker

The Birth of the 3D Printed Loudspeaker

With the rise of 3D printers capable of creating electronics and speakers, it’s now possible to print gadgets from the comfort of your own home. Cornell University’s engineers have been able to print a fully functional loudspeaker in just one operation from a 3D printer. Upon printing, the loudspeaker was ready to be used, with one only needing to connect it to a sound source and an amplifier. The loudspeaker’s demo even featured a clip from President Obama’s State of the Union Speech, in which he mentioned 3D printing. [Read more…]

Learn How to Make Flexible 3D Objects at Home Through Kinematics

Learn How to Make Flexible 3D Objects at Home Through Kinematics

3D printing is usually associated with printing hard, solid objects, or at least parts of it that could be printed in pieces. This is why the thought of printing flexible or large objects is usually time-consuming, albeit impossible to print parts that are flexible. But if you’re able to break them down into smaller parts that are actually foldable, maybe it would be possible. This is where the idea of Kinematics comes in. [Read more…]

KeyMe and Shapeways Collaborate for Personalized 3D Printed Key Copies

KeyMe and Shapeways Collaborate for Personalized 3D Printed Key Copies

Having spare keys is always important, especially if you’re the type who constantly loses keys. You don’t to be locked out of your house or car, and have to wait for a locksmith to come around to be able to have access to a spare key just to get your day going.

Worst case scenario: you’d have to rush to a hardware store or get someone over to create a duplicate key and save you. But those days are over: Learn about the KeyMe and Shapeways partnership that will change the way you access your keys forever. [Read more…]

College Kid Builds His Own 3D Printer Because He Couldn’t Afford One

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Necessity is the mother of invention, so they say, and boy is that as true as ever! Meet Shai Schechter, a student at the SUNY school. He didn’t have access to a 3D printer, so all he did was go out and make one himself. The only 3D printer available at the school was too expensive to be used, and classes weren’t offered frequently at the curriculum.

In fact, the model Shai made wasn’t just any kind of 3D printer; he was successful at creating an affordable unit that’s able to print out 3D objects for a much lower cost. [Read more…]

Children’s Book Teaches Kids About 3D Printing

Children’s Book Teaches Kids About 3D Printing

A new children’s book is out that’s focused on 3D printing. Called Leo the Maker Prince, the book was created by Carla Diana, a product designer focused on technology. The book uses charming characters and graphics to teach not just kids, but the young at heart too, all about 3D printing. It is also aimed at inspiring children to learn about new skills and technologies. The book is published by Maker Media. [Read more…]

2013: The Year of 3D Printing

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Although 3D printing isn’t exactly new technology, it’s certainly caught on over the past few years. 2013 in particular was a very formative year for the development and rise of 3D printing. It was the year 3D printing made its way into more homes, schools, and offices than ever before, and this is because of the release of more mainstream models with affordable price tags. [Read more…]

3D Printing Makes a Breakthrough With Eye Cells

3D Printing Makes a Breakthrough With Eye Cells

While we’ve all heard of 3D printing being able to recreate almost anything, from speakers, art, jewelry, and even pizza, the recent breakthrough in 3D printing has given hope for curing blindness. Researchers from the University of Cambridge at the UK have been able to successfully use inkjet printing to recreate eye cells, a medical breakthrough as it helps move doctors one step closer in being able to provide replenishment tissue for damaged eyes. [Read more…]