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Kickstarter 3Doodler 3D Printing Pen Nothing of the Sort – But Somehow Raises $2 Million

Kickstarter 3Doodler 3D Printing Pen Nothing of the Sort – But Somehow Raises $2 Million | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
Five days after launch on Kickstarter, the 3Doodler 3D printing pen boasted over 21,000 backers and $1.9 million in pledges. Their goal was $30,000! What’s so special about the 3Doodler?
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It's true... it's fun, not practicle. 

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Fashion Yourself a Custom Flash Diffuser Using 3D Printing

3D printing is becoming cheaper and more accessible, so photographers no longer need to rely on camera gear manufacturers for simple plastic gear items
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Great use of 3D Printing at a consumer level.

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ExOne Focuses On Different Materials For 3D Printers

ExOne Focuses On Different Materials For 3D Printers | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
3D printer maker ExOne will use proceeds of its $95 million IPO to develop new product materials in a bid to expand its business.
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3D Systems Dives As Q4 Revenue Miss Raises Doubts

3D Systems Dives As Q4 Revenue Miss Raises Doubts | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
3D Systems fell 9% after fourth-quarter profit narrowly beat and revenue fell short, raising fresh concerns for highflying 3D printer stocks.
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3D printing is helping Nike build the ideal football cleat

3D printing is helping Nike build the ideal football cleat | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
Nike has discovered the rapid prototyping power of 3D printing, and it could change sneakers forever.
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3-D printing may break manufacturing mold

3-D printing may break manufacturing mold | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
The mechanical arm slid back and forth over a beige pad, spraying a hair-thin layer of bonding agent during one pass and a layer of
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Nokia's partnership with MakerBot brings the world’s first live social 3D printing experience!

Nokia's partnership with MakerBot brings the world’s first live social 3D printing experience! | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
You may have seen few weeks back that we announced our 3D printing initiative by releasing the CAD files for the Lumia 820 for anyone to create and print their own case.
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Patents vs. Innovation: 3D Printing Edition - Hit & Run : Reason.com

Patents vs. Innovation: 3D Printing Edition - Hit & Run : Reason.com | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
When intellectual property laws block breakthroughs.
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3D Printing Powerhouse Solidoodle Announces First Press Conference

3D Printing Powerhouse Solidoodle Announces First Press Conference | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
BROOKLYN, NY--(Marketwire - Feb 20, 2013) - Solidoodle, maker of the most affordable 3D printer on the market according to ABC, will hold its first official press conference on Thursday, February 28th at 10:00 am.
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Solidoodle is the maker of the world's first $500 3D printer.

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Why 3D Printing Will Be The Next Big Copyright Fight

Why 3D Printing Will Be The Next Big Copyright Fight | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
Downloading 3D images to print on your shiny new MakerBot printer will soon be as easy as torrenting The Hurt Locker. That will spark yet another round of vicious copyright battles.
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Are 3D printing shops the future of retail?

Are 3D printing shops the future of retail? | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
In an unlikely location in South East London stands a small unit in the middle of the Elephant & Castle shopping centre.
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Obama Tries But Fails To Ignite Apple And 3D Printing - Forbes

Obama Tries But Fails To Ignite Apple And 3D Printing - Forbes | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
Right now 3D stocks are a battle ground between sophisticated short sellers and mostly retail investors who fall prey to the hype in the financial media.
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A more reasonable look at why the bubble may pop on 3D printing stocks.  It's not that it is  a technology without a future.

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A whale of a story

A whale of a story | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
Now to print the full-sized version THIS autumn, if all goes well, a new exhibit will go on show at the Smithsonian Institution, in Washington, DC. It will be a...
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3D-Printed Bat Wing May Guide the Future of Aircraft Design > ENGINEERING.com

3D-Printed Bat Wing May Guide the Future of Aircraft Design > ENGINEERING.com | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
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The Next Billion Dollar Industry is Here- "3D Printing on Demand"

The Next Billion Dollar Industry is Here- "3D Printing on Demand" | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
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Join other "Shapers" this coming Thursday, February 28th as we celebrate with users and lovers of 3D Printing at Aunt Ch
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MakeXYZ Helps You Find An Idle 3D Printer Near You

MakeXYZ Helps You Find An Idle 3D Printer Near You | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
Idle 3D printers are the bane of the creative class. That's why MakeXYZ.com is so important. It is a service that helps you find 3D printers near you and request print jobs.
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Use Your Smartphone as a 3D Scanner

Use Your Smartphone as a 3D Scanner | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
Three-dimensional scanners are expensive – thousands of dollars for industrial models. Now there’s a 3D scanner for your phone, which does many of the things industrial models d...
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How 3D printing could revolutionise the solar energy industry

How 3D printing could revolutionise the solar energy industry | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
John J Licata: More efficient, less complex and cheaper, 3D solar cells can also capture more sunlight than conventional PV models
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Top Five Benefits Of Additive Manufacturing (You Never Considered)

Since the introduction of 3D printing (additive manufacturing) in the 1980s, the benefits of producing small quantities of complex parts fast is well understood among manufacturing circles.
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3D-printed ear created in lab

3D-printed ear created in lab | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
With 3D printing, it seems the things you can make are limited only by your imagination.
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Winners of 3D Printer Challenge design vehicles for the year 2040

Winners of 3D Printer Challenge design vehicles for the year 2040 | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
Last week, MakerBot and GrabCAD announced the winners of their recent 3D Printer Challenge in Brooklyn, New York.
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Ancient icosahedron: 3D printing ressurrects the world's oldest die | Games | Geek.com

Ancient icosahedron: 3D printing ressurrects the world's oldest die | Games | Geek.com | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
Feb. 19, 2013 - Inlaid with ancient Greek symbols, this die was almost certainly used for gambling or simple games of chance, but it was quickly heralded as the originator of the first critical hit. Forget 20s - a true gamer rolls Kappas.
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3D-Printing Pen, The 3Doodler, Reaches Kickstarter Funding Goal In Hours | TechCrunch

3D-Printing Pen, The 3Doodler, Reaches Kickstarter Funding Goal In Hours | TechCrunch | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
3D printing can be complex or, if the 3Doodler is any indication, wildly simple. Built by a team of toy designers, the 3Doodler is a pen with a simple plastic extruder at the tip.
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Not practical... but I still want one to play with!

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OsteoFab™ Patient Specific Cranial Device Receives 510(k) Approval

OsteoFab™ Patient Specific Cranial Device Receives 510(k) Approval | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
OsteoFab™ Implants Ready for US Market and Beyond
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