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3D printers get cheaper, faster - and more mainstream

3D printers get cheaper, faster - and more mainstream | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
It is four years since the launch of Makerbot, the DIY 3D printer. But can the latest devices demonstrated this week at New York's Marker Faire finally get 3D printing out of the garage and into the home?
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A 3d-printer in every home ???

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3DPandoras: The first full color 3d printer of powder tech.

3DPandoras: The first full color 3d printer of powder tech. | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
3DPandoras based on powder technology: Give you a colorful, affordable 3D printer. The real Full color with CMYK 3d technology.
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Local Motors Begins Their Six Day Quest to 3D Print the ‘Strati’ Car Live at IMTS

Local Motors Begins Their Six Day Quest to 3D Print the ‘Strati’ Car Live at IMTS | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
As we see a progression within the additive manufacturing space, it's only natural that boundaries will be pushed and broken, while new innovative uses for th
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How 3D Printing is Changing Construction

How 3D Printing is Changing Construction | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
By Justin Porter and Tiffany Avila, BNBuilders Without question 3D printing is revolutionizing the way new products are designed and manufactured. It’s rapidly permeating many industries – even appearing now on shelves at The Home Depot. But 3D printing isn’t just for the land of design and manufacturing. It will...
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World's First 3D-Printed Vertebra Implant Given to 12-Year-Old Chinese Boy

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Gorgeous 3D printed Prosthetic Born of Boredom

Gorgeous 3D printed Prosthetic Born of Boredom | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
Evan Kuester, like many students, found his course work to be less than inspiring. However, he did have access to some really cool tools, such as a large 3d printer that started his mind wandering....
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​NASA, SpaceX adapting 3D-printing for space exploration

​NASA, SpaceX adapting 3D-printing for space exploration | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
The inability to print solid 3D objects from several different alloys, a challenging obstacle to using such parts in spacecraft, has been overcome by NASA. Meanwhile, SpaceX announced it actually used a 3D-printed part in a rocket launched in January.
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Two South African Cancer Patients Receive 3D Printed Titanium Jaw Implants

Two South African Cancer Patients Receive 3D Printed Titanium Jaw Implants | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
Advancements in medicine are taking place at rates we have never seen before. Whether it's IBM's Watson computer taking advantage of its insanely powerful compu
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Hasbro saddles up 3D-printed My Little Pony figurines designed by fans

Hasbro saddles up 3D-printed My Little Pony figurines designed by fans | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
Hasbro's existing catalogue is brimming with toys for childhood recreation, but a new initiative could bring another level of personalization to playtime. T...
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Chinese Company 3D Prints a Full Size 2-person Boat

Chinese Company 3D Prints a Full Size 2-person Boat | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
Imagine a scenario where you are stranded on a deserted island, with nothing but a tablet, unlimited 3D printer filament, and a solar powered 3D printer. What c
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Sculptify Releases New Details on ‘David’ the 3D Printer That Prints Using Pellets

Sculptify Releases New Details on ‘David’ the 3D Printer That Prints Using Pellets | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
Last month, we reported on a new 3D printer from a company called Sculptify, which instead of printing from spools of filament, will print using pellets of
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Can 3D printing put USPS back in the black?

Can 3D printing put USPS back in the black? | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
In the next five years, the 3D printing industry is expected to grow by more than $13 billion — and the cash-strapped United States Postal Service could benefit from hopping on the trend.
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BMW Workers Get 3D-Printed Super Thumbs, Are Basically Cyborgs Now

BMW Workers Get 3D-Printed Super Thumbs, Are Basically Cyborgs Now | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
Each year, smarter, more efficient robots join assembly lines and put skilled mechanics out of a job. But BMW is helping its workers fight back, and has started 3D printing physical enhancements for its factory workers so they can break the rising tide of the machine takeover. BMW has started custom-designing and 3D printing thumb carapaces to protect…
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3D Print in Coffee? Italian Designer Prints Using an Impressive Coffee/Clay Composite Material

3D Print in Coffee?  Italian Designer Prints Using an Impressive Coffee/Clay Composite Material | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
With the influx of new 3D printers hitting the market at ever increasing rates, it won't be long before more and more companies begin to focus not on the ha
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So if you print a coffee cup, all you need to add is water? ::chuckle::

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3-D Printing Steals the Show: Notes from IMTS 2014 | Technology Trends

3-D Printing Steals the Show: Notes from IMTS 2014 | Technology Trends | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
The hardcore industrial crowd at this hardcore industrial tradeshow isn't here to kick the tires and check out 3-D printed doodads. They want to see production potential.
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3D Printing Needs More Deals Like Hasbro/Shapeways | InvestorPlace

3D Printing Needs More Deals Like Hasbro/Shapeways | InvestorPlace | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
3D Printing Companies should celebrate Hasbro/Shapeways deal to split revenue on 3D printed models
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The Big Picture: a 3D-printed castle

The Big Picture: a 3D-printed castle | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
Yes, people, this isn't a dream. What you see above is, indeed, a 3D-printed castle. After working on it for a few months, an architect from Minnesota
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3D Systems Treats Renowned Chef to 3D Printed Absinthe Treat in 50 Course Modernist Meal

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How 3D printing is building a new future | ZDNet

How 3D printing is building a new future | ZDNet | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
Perhaps no technology has been overhyped more than 3D printing in recent years, but that doesn't mean it isn't delivering real disruption. Here's how, and what's still holding it back.
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Choo Choo! Man in England 3D Prints Model Train Sets and They Are Incredible

Choo Choo! Man in England 3D Prints Model Train Sets and They Are Incredible | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
Dating back to the 1840s, model railroading has been a hobby that has not only stuck around, but one which has evolved with the times. Railway modeling allows p
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The Future of 3D Printing in Transforming the Concepts of Manufacturing

The Future of 3D Printing in Transforming the Concepts of Manufacturing | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
Rapid Prototyping is aggressively transforming manufacturing industries, posing an intensive threat to conventional approaches. Despite a costly investment, man
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Design News - Engineering Materials - 3D-Printed Rocket Engine Fires Up

Design News - Engineering Materials - 3D-Printed Rocket Engine Fires Up | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
Aerojet Rocketdyne has built and successfully hot-fire tested an entire 3D-printed rocket engine. In other news, NASA's 3D-printed rocket engine injectors survived tests generating a record 20,000 pounds of thrust. Some performed equally well or better than welded parts.
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Home Depot Teams With MakerBot to Offer 3D Printers Online and in Stores

Home Depot Teams With MakerBot to Offer 3D Printers Online and in Stores | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
With competition in the consumer market for 3D printers heating up significantly over the last year, partnerships are very important to companies wishing to tak
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Can 3D printing put USPS back in the black?

Can 3D printing put USPS back in the black? | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
In the next five years, the 3D printing industry is expected to grow by more than $13 billion — and the cash-strapped United States Postal Service could benefit from hopping on the trend.
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Normal Makes Headphones 3D-Printed To Your Ear | TechCrunch

Normal Makes Headphones 3D-Printed To Your Ear | TechCrunch | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
Hello, world. Meet Normal, the customized, high-end earphone manufacturer that's looking to bring 3D printing to the mass market. From its offices and..
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3D Printed Books Allow Blind Children To Experience Literary Classics - PSFK

3D Printed Books Allow Blind Children To Experience Literary Classics - PSFK | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
The Tactile Picture Book Project creates 3D illustrations so the visually impaired can follow texts with images.
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