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Turn Your 3d Models Into 3d Printed Reality With Shapeways

Willy Wonka may have been the first inspiration for 3D printers. He invented all kinds of machines and contraptions to power his wonderful chocolate factory. If Wonka had opened up his factory to Etsy craftspeople or Indie Business owners, it would look something like the Shapeways “Made in the Future” factory that has over 8,000 [...]

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Why This Little Two Year Old Girl Loves 3D Printed Magic Arms

3D printing is regularly touted as one of the future’s brightest technologies and business opportunities. But the real and beautiful power comes when any technology can truly change a life as it has in the case of two-year-old little girl named Emma. Thanks to a Stratasys 3D printer, Emma now has the use of her [...]

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Turn Your Photos Into 3D Models With Autodesk 123D Catch For Apple iPad

Convert the physical to digital with your mobile device. 123D Catch is now available for iPad in the iTunes App Store. This free app from Autodesk lets users take images from their iPad camera and upload them to the Autodesk cloud service that transforms the images into a 3D model. Imagine taking all your Instagram [...]

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3D Printed Guitar Takes Instrument Design to New Level

This new guitar design is going to shake up the music world. It may even motivate “air guitar” aficionados to pick up this ultra-light real guitar. Derek Manson at One.61, a New Zealand Product Development firm, which designed the 3D printed guitar stated it is the result of much testing and trialing. Due to his [...]

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Shoes from a 3D Printer that Smell Like Bubblegum

“Smithsonian magazine posted today about 3D printed shoes that smell like bubblegum from Brazilian footwear company Melissa Shoes. They use a proprietary plastic known as Melflex. While I’m not into shoes other than their utility, this post is a fascinating read on how new materials are rapidly developing.” Read the Full Post on Forbes.

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3D Printing Industry Will Reach $3.1 Billion Worldwide by 2016

“Additive Manufacturing, aka 3D Printing, will reach $3.1 billion worldwide by 2016 and $5.2 billion by 2020. In the 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing world, you can’t go far without hearing the name: Terry Wohlers. He is the man who built Wohlers Associates with 25-plus years of studying, analyzing, and forecasting growth to give you [...]

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