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3D scanning + 3D printer = Fun

3D scanning + 3D printer = Fun | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
Designers are just beginning to figure out what 3D printing is good for; the killer app will probably surprise us all.
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Rethinking objects and form are key to 3D printing revolution

* Sector worth $1.7 bln worldwide in 2011* Used to make medical implants, guns, dresses* Computers can improve designsBy Ben DeightonLEUVEN, Belgium, March 6 (Reuters) - 3D printing has alreadychanged...
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At RedEye On Demand, 3D Printed Cars Edge Closer to Production | Business Wire

At RedEye On Demand, 3D Printed Cars Edge Closer to Production | Business Wire | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
RedEye On Demand, a rapid prototyping and direct digital manufacturing service, and Stratasys, Ltd. today announce a collaboration with KOR EcoLogic t
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Micro 3D Printer Creates Tiny Structures in Seconds

Micro 3D Printer Creates Tiny Structures in Seconds | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
Faster printing could see the technology move from research labs to industry.
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The Profit Potential from 3D Printing is Massive - Money Morning

The Profit Potential from 3D Printing is Massive - Money Morning | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
When I first started writing about 3D printing, most investors viewed it as a futuristic "gee-whiz" concept - and had no idea it was actu...
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How an 83-Year-Old Inventor Beat the High Cost of 3D Printing | TIME.com

How an 83-Year-Old Inventor Beat the High Cost of 3D Printing | TIME.com | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
A contest to design a machine to produce low-cost filament for 3D printing has been won -- by a Washington State retiree.
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3D printed railroad engine model kits made from insanely hi-rez scans

3D printed railroad engine model kits made from insanely hi-rez scans | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
Chris sez, "The oft-touted promise of 3D printing is of personalisation and customisation.
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Now You Can Get Your Favorite Mountain 3D Printed

Now You Can Get Your Favorite Mountain 3D Printed | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
If you want a permanent reminder of an amazing hike, ski trip, or whatever else, here's a good idea: a new website called The Terrainator lets you select your favourite geographical features and get 'em 3D printed.
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DeltaMaker: Transitioning 3D Printing from Industrial Spaces to Everyday Places

DeltaMaker: Transitioning 3D Printing from Industrial Spaces to Everyday Places | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
DeltaMaker, a clean and elegant 3D printer, has only two days remaining on Kickstarter. Since the 3D printer surpassed the $107,000 goal with 15 days left in the campaign, DeltaMaker has entered the production process.
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3D printed car is strong as steel, half the weight and nearing production (Wired UK)

3D printed car is strong as steel, half the weight and nearing production (Wired UK) | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
3D printed car Urbee 2 could revolutionise parts manufacturing while creating a cottage industry of small-batch automakers intent on challenging the status quo
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Hot technologies to watch: Augmented reality and 3D printing

Hot technologies to watch: Augmented reality and 3D printing | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
Augmented reality and 3D printing are the hottest emerging technologies to watch, according to Tom Soderstrom, chief technology officer for NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
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UI researchers developing 3D printer, 'bio-ink' to create human organs

The Advanced Manufacturing Technology (AMTecH) group at the University of Iowa is engaged in a variety of novel manufacturing activities that include the goal of creating a functioning human organ some 10 or 15 years from now.
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Forget 3D Printers. The Early 3D Printing Action is All About the Services - Forbes

Forget 3D Printers. The Early 3D Printing Action is All About the Services - Forbes | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
3D printed church key from Gothamsmith For all the excitement about 3D printers, the number of US households that actually own one of these super-cool devices is less than the number iPads sold in the course of a day.
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I agree with many of his points in this article.  I think the services may drive the desire for eventual ownership.

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Mobile Makers: MakieLab's 3D-Printed Dolls Get iPad App, Safety Certification - Forbes

Mobile Makers: MakieLab's 3D-Printed Dolls Get iPad App, Safety Certification - Forbes | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
3D Printing took another step from high-end and hobbyist applications, with the release of an iPad app for Makielab's 3D Doll Designer, and EU safety certfication - a must for toyshop distribution into the multi-billion dollar toy market.
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Professor: 3D printing technology "just beginning"

Professor: 3D printing technology "just beginning" | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
Dubbed the future of manufacturing by President Obama, process of sculpting from digital models about to take off in a big way
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James Evans's curator insight, March 12, 2013 10:52 PM

1. Bioprinting- printing living cells
2. allows designs to be made in hopsital.

3. empowering.

4. Addative process - less waste, more complex shapes.

5. Potential implications of regulation and such.

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Giant NASA spider robots could 3D print lunar base

Giant NASA spider robots could 3D print lunar base | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
Would heat iron nanoparticles to create solid, ceramic-like blocks.
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Filabot turns recyclable plastic into 3D printing material | TechHive

Filabot turns recyclable plastic into 3D printing material | TechHive | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
Those with their fingers on the pulse of the hot geek trends will already know a lot about 3D printing and all it has to offer, but the expense of burning through so much costly plastic can be off-putting.
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James Evans's curator insight, March 12, 2013 10:51 PM

1. Reduced waste

2. Created products can be melted down to be used as materials again.
3. Reducing costs.
4. Can retry designs from same materials. 

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3D printing changes future of manufacturing

3D printing changes future of manufacturing | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
Say you need to use a wrench, but you don't have one handy.
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ARC study: Additive manufacturing creates ‘powerful incentive’ 

-As system speed increases, so will the pace of adoption, study concludes
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Photonic Professional GT for Nano-scale 3D Printing > ENGINEERING.com

Photonic Professional GT for Nano-scale 3D Printing > ENGINEERING.com | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
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Joe DiDomenico's comment, March 5, 2013 12:49 PM
The current technology is rapidly evolving as shown in this scoop with the nano sized 3D printer
Joe DiDomenico's comment, March 5, 2013 12:51 PM
also can be used for my topic of interesting facts because this is some newer technology that isn't readily available yet.
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3D Printing Lessons at the Fairchild Trumbull Library

3D Printing Lessons at the Fairchild Trumbull Library | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
What's happening at the Trumbull Library.
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4D Printing Is The Future Of 3D Printing And It’s Already Here

4D Printing Is The Future Of 3D Printing And It’s Already Here | 3D Printing and Innovative Technology | Scoop.it
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