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Factories are looking toward 3D printing and chemistry to produce more than just a prototype... The future is now.
Carbon3D is partnering with Adidas to print part of their shoes using a process called digital light synthesis. Carbon 3D's printers are able print the soles of Adidas shoes faster and cheaper than ever before, allowing the venerable shoe brand to keep up with changing fashion trends. The new system is expect to cut development time of a new pair of trainers down to just two weeks. The two factories running these printers are expected to produce up to 500,000 pairs of Adidas per year (each).
It wasn't long ago that 3D television was being talked up as the next big revolution in home entertainment. But now it appears that...
Virtual Reality will change the face of cinema in the next decade—but only if content keeps up with the advances in technology, industry experts at the Busan International Film Festival predict. And we thought 3D glasses where awkward...
Panasonic's new 3D LiDAR enables variable detection settings for viewing angles and scanning speed. This new product contributes to the wide-spread use of autonomous robots that navigate inside or outside facilities with moving objects, including people. This new sensor has the potential to enable near real time model creation for remote presence technology. An operator wearing VR/AR/MR goggles could interact with the outside world remotely and in near real time.
Stores watching Amazon take a larger share of clothing sales are trying to solve one of the most vexing issues for online shoppers: Finding items that fit properly. Soon, as in, right now, you will be able to walk into a Lidar scanning booth and have custom fit clothes shipped to your door for the cost of off the rack clothing. If you are a member of the "hard to fit" Big and tall or Short and Small crowd. This should make you happy.
We all know by now that before we throw away plastic six-pack rings we should cut them apart so animals won't choke on them, but that doesn't solve the problem of animals trying to eat them. Saltwater Brewery in Florida has taken a 3D-printed step toward fixing that problem with edible six-pack rings.
Mother's Day is this Sunday, and with that comes obligatory pampering, phone calls, flowers, jewelry, and visits. But what if you just can't swing a plane ticket this year? Groupon wants you to send your mom a 3D printed you, and it's more than a little disturbing.
Anyone who has a pet knows how often you hold "conversations" with them, whether you're talking about your day, letting off some steam, or sharing happy news. But you've always had to supply the dialogue since they don't speak human language... At least not until now.
Anybody can serve plain, boring round pancakes for breakfast. But PancakeBot wants to jazz it up so you can eat your favourite character or playful shape, to add some fun to your plate.
Youtuber Mehdi Sadaghdar a.k.a ElectroBOOM is know for his occasional on screen electrical mishaps, quirky takes and minor explosions. Frankly, it's a wonder he survives some of his builds. Today, he takes a look at 3D how 3D printing works and how to 3D print .... a BOMB!
It seems like every day another fitness tracker hits the market. They come in the form of apps for your phone, bracelets, clip-ons, and headbands. But Naked 3D offers something completely different.
Bathrooms are really hard to decorate. Other than your choice of towels and maybe a toilet seat cover, what can you really do? Maybe the answer is 3D Printed T-Rex accessories!
Facebook Inc (FB) announced on March 25 that it will pay a whopping $2 billion to buy Oculus VR, which develops virtual reality.
This is a tough one. I prefer to report the news and itâs been my experience to avoid religion and politics unless you just feel the urge to âtweakâ people but this story covers technol...
The real 3D printing revolution will come when designers start to rethink the shapes of objects. The Age takes a look at how that may happen.