The 22nd edition of the Winter Olympics will be held in the tourist destination city of Sochi, Russia, from 7 February till 23 February. The Games will feature the top athletes from many competing countries participating in high-speed, high-risk events on snow and on ice.
Technology will also play a role in the Winter Olympics and 3D tech in particular has been extensively used by the Russian authorities, the organisers of the event and the national teams to make the event more enjoyable and safer.
Got a great idea to make with a 3D printer, but that cheap, soft PLA just isn't cutting it? Check out the Mark One, a new professional desktop 3D printer that can handle anything you throw at it... even carbon fiber.
The new Objet500 Connex3 from Stratasys Ltd. (NASDAQ: SSYS), a an amazingly 3D printer, that uses a triple jet technology that can mix 3 colors in to upwards of 45 colors - in a single print. The Connex3 can also combine ABS plastics with rubber like components to achieve flexible designs not seen with other printers.
One of the most exciting aspects of 3D printing technology is the versatility. Not only can we manufacture guns, meat, and aeronautical parts, the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine has created a vertebra for man's best friend.
Sadly, no, Proto-Pasta does not make the infamous pasta filament for Google’s 3D Pasta Printer. But, they do make something just as cool: carbon fiber infused PLA filament that works in any 3D printer.
Interior design - its sort of a big deal. Every place you go (home, office, library, etc) has to be thought of, visualized, and created; and at some point redesigned. With 3D technology abounding, its about time someone made a really great tool for viewing and editing real spaces in 3D. Welcome, everyone, to Matterport.
If you like custom 3D printed shenanigans, you’ve come to the right place. These new watchbands are made just for you, and paired with your favorite Zub 40 timepiece from NOOKA and courtesy of 3D Systems.
Christmas is coming, and Santa can't be without the latest and greatest upgrades to his sleigh. Not only that, wouldn't it make sense that Santa would stay with the times and have it 3D printed? I'm sure you have some great ideas, and GE needs your help!
French digital artist Gilles Azzaro says that he "transforms invisible and intangible recordings into something solid and tangible," better said he makes sounds that you can see.
The inspiration for this project came from President Obama's State of the Union address from February 2013, when the President touched on 3D printing being the "next revolution in manufacturing that will be made in America."
FIFA 14 is the game that is debuting some new 3D technology, EA Sports IGNITE. With the release of the next-fen gaming consoles, game developers have more power to make parts of a game that were once somewhat unnecessary (like the crowd in a stadium, in this example), to become as realistic as the main gameplay itself.
Our friend Jeff Boller, AKA "Simple Carnival" has released a nice video from his 3D for Kids workshop. For those of you new to 3D or want to learn more about the technology, Jeff has a great presentation that gets quite in depth while still easy enough for kids to understand.