NASA Emailed a New Wrench To the ISS

NASA You know that moment where you overhear a loved one talking about something they really need, and realize you just stumbled onto the perfect thoughtful Christmas present? That’s what just happened on the ISS, where an astronaut recently opined about needing a wrench—and then received one over email and printed it out. We’ve heard a […]

The First Thing To Be 3D Printed In Space

The First Thing To Be 3D Printed In Space Wondering what’s the first thing 3D printed in space? Don’t worry, it’s not obvious to anyone else, either. It’s a backup faceplate for the 3D printer’s print head — in other words, it attaches to the box that shoots the plastic filament out onto the print surface, keeping all of the various wires and sensitive […]

3D Printshow at Paris 17—18 October 2014

3D Printshow at Paris 2014 Since it’s beginnings in 2012, 3D Printshow has always been an incredible showcase for the 3D printing industry, giving businesses and the public a glimpse into a world that is rarely seen. English At 3D Printshow, we believe in showing you not only the potential, but the actual results. Bring in the world’s top artists, […]

Itseez3D App Makes All Your Selfies Go 3D

Itseez3D Itseez3D, the first app to partner with computer vision technology company Occipital, can turn any picture you take with your iOS camera into a 3D object. The app works by mounting the Structure Sensor to an iPad and then roving the camera eye every which way over the subject you are taking a 3D picture of. You could […]

Engineers 3D Print Their Own Raspberry Pi Laptop

raspberry-pi-laptop It’s quite clear that 3D printing is becoming a do-it-yourselfer’s dream. The ability to print practically any shape desired out of polymer material, allows for tremendous opportunity when it comes to producing innovative, creative projects. It is when you combine 3D printing with the credit card-sized single-board computer, known as Raspberry Pi, that the ideas […]

Arduino Is Building A Sub-$1000 3D Printer

arduino-printer There is by no means a shortage of teams working on low-cost 3D printers. Kickstarter is absolutely overflowing with them. But, as many of those teams quickly realize, shipping hardware is hard. A challenger approaches! Arduino, the company best known for building and shipping the absurd number of microcontrollers that power many a DIY electronics project, is about to enter […]