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About the 7 transformations by which industrial companies can become factories of the future
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SpiderBot 3D printer tests

The first pre-serie 3D printer during mechanical tests at ~400mm/s. Final structure, new Igus carriages, new extrusion head... Wiring is still not finished, ...

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Microscale 3D printing of a spaceship

This video shows a realtime recording of the 3D micro printing process by two-photon polymerization. We start with the CAD model of a Hellcat spaceship from ...

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Meet Homo Erectus Connectus -- or, if you prefer, Wearable Man (infographic)

Meet Homo Erectus Connectus -- or, if you prefer, Wearable Man (infographic) | Made Different | Scoop.it
This is the year that wearables are breaking out into the mainstream. Whether it’s connected wrists, eyes, feet or ears, we take a look at the devices that are sitting on your body, and collecting and crunching data.
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Money and the Growth of the Smart Grid | The Energy Collective

Money and the Growth of the Smart Grid | The Energy Collective | Made Different | Scoop.it
smart grid investment and capital The great American musical, Hello ... One of them is taking it a step further with negawatt production through energy efficiency to reduce energy consumption. In both cities, they are leveraging ...
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EMU production photos « Auckland Transport Blog

EMU production photos « Auckland Transport Blog | Made Different | Scoop.it
EMU production photos. By Matt L, on March 13th, 2013. The first of what I'm sure will be our superb new electric trains is under construction in Spain.
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Gun enthusiasts release open-source kits for 3D-printed Wiki Weapons

Gun enthusiasts release open-source kits for 3D-printed Wiki Weapons | Made Different | Scoop.it
Firearms enthusiasts such as the Defense Distributed group are using 3D printers and open source kits to build guns. (All the things to print in 3D and they choose Guns..? WTF!
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3ders.org - Building an Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) with additive manufacturing | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News

3ders.org - Building an Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) with additive manufacturing | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News | Made Different | Scoop.it
FLYING-CAM has partnered with Modena, Italy based CRP Group to construct a Special Aerial Response Automatic Helicopter: SARAH with additive manufacturing.
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Laser additive manufacturing alters the dental industry - Industrial Laser Solutions

Laser additive manufacturing alters the dental industry - Industrial Laser Solutions | Made Different | Scoop.it
#Laser #additive #manufacturing alters the dental industry - Industrial Laser Solutions http://t.co/mVupernALe #medicalmfg
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U.S. factory work returning, but the industry has changed

U.S. factory work returning, but the industry has changed | Made Different | Scoop.it

GRIFFIN, Ga. — Giant machines are tearing down the old bleachery, another reminder to Chuck Smith that this old mill town doesn't make much anymore.


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3D Printed Pottery From Your Mobile Phone

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Forbes 3D Printed Pottery From Your Mobile Phone Forbes Just when you think 3D printing couldn't get any cooler – 3D printing of shoes or food courtesy of Cornell University's Creative Machine Lab — or scary, via Wiki Weapon an open source project...

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Jake Nye's comment, March 22, 2013 5:41 AM
This article just like many many others listed here make you question what "printing" really is.
Yuan Guo's curator insight, May 3, 2013 6:03 AM

3D can print pottery , food , shoes etc. 

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3D printing could make online shopping easier

3D printing could make online shopping easier | Made Different | Scoop.it
3D printing could make online shopping easier (We were featured on Clark Howard's segment talking about 3d Printing. http://t.co/HNksakP4v8)

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PolyJet Over-Mold Reinvents 3D Printed Prototypes

PolyJet Over-Mold Reinvents 3D Printed Prototypes | Made Different | Scoop.it
PR Web (press release) PolyJet Over-Mold Reinvents 3D Printed Prototypes PR Web (press release) Solid Concepts provides rapid prototyping and custom manufacturing services, with capabilities in PolyJet, Stereolithography (SLA), Z-Corp , Selective...

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Opening a bottle has never been so cool! | i.materialise 3D Printing Service Blog - watch us make the future (feel free to join in)

Opening a bottle has never been so cool! | i.materialise 3D Printing Service Blog - watch us make the future (feel free to join in) | Made Different | Scoop.it

Can’t find the right (fancy and shiny) bottle opener you’re looking for? Then just design one yourself and 3D print it like Andrew Martin.

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First flight of 3D printed plane

Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2011/07/worlds-first-3d-printed-plane-takes-off.html

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3D Printing [infographic] | Daily Infographic

3D Printing [infographic] | Daily Infographic | Made Different | Scoop.it
There are some inventions that take a while to catch on. Remember when Apple showed everybody the iPad for the first time? Everybody was all like, 'Who needs an oversized iPhone that doesn't even let you call people?
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(RPD) ALTER THE DENTAL INDUSTRY - Additive Manufacturing (AM)

(RPD) ALTER THE DENTAL INDUSTRY - Additive Manufacturing (AM) | Made Different | Scoop.it
Cologne/Germany, March 12, 2013 – EOS, the technology and market leader for design-driven, integrated solutions for additive manufacturing (AM), is exhibiting at the 35th International Dental Show (IDS), the world's leading ...
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Smart crossover debut | Digital Trends

Smart crossover debut | Digital Trends | Made Different | Scoop.it
But there's been speculation that smart has had a production model of a crossover in the works for years. An official concept model is reportedly set to debut next year. The idea makes a lot of sense considering consumer ...
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SANDBOXR: A 3D Design-to-Print Experience for Everyone!

A 3D printing experience that breaks the mold with an easy-to-use, custom design interface powered by professional 3D art libraries. (Sandboxr App Allows users to #3dprint #videogame characters.
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Print 3D terrain with the Terrainator | Google Earth Blog

Print 3D terrain with the Terrainator | Google Earth Blog | Made Different | Scoop.it
Amazing things about Google Earth - news, features, tips, technology, and applications (RT @HenryRothwell: @doctorow Print 3D terrain with the Terrainator -http://t.co/k9UXWk8jsB …)...
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New Life for 3D Printing

New Life for 3D Printing | Made Different | Scoop.it
Mature additive manufacturing technologies present new opportunities for R&D prototypes, high-end manufacturing facilities, and hobbyists alike.
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New Balance Adopts 3D Printing To Create Hyper-Customized Track Shoes

New Balance Adopts 3D Printing To Create Hyper-Customized Track Shoes | Made Different | Scoop.it
As 3D printing technology matures, it's becoming useful for more than just making plastic weapons and trinkets.
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Manufacturing: 3D printing - a Disruptive Technology?

Manufacturing: 3D printing - a Disruptive Technology? | Made Different | Scoop.it
3D printing, also called additive manufacturing, is what might best be described as a disruptive technology. It arguably is potentially a 'disruptive technology' because ... (Manufacturing: 3D printing - a Disruptive Technology?

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Jake Nye's comment, March 22, 2013 5:37 AM
3D printing is a very disruptive technology and will be so as its release would cause a lot of people to become unemployed.
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Laser Scanning and 3D Printing Steam Engines for the Love of Model Trains

Laser Scanning and 3D Printing Steam Engines for the Love of Model Trains | Made Different | Scoop.it
3D printing and laser scanning are combined to create some amazing model trains.

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3D printer makes Gummi candies from 3D body scans

3D printer makes Gummi candies from 3D body scans | Made Different | Scoop.it
A cafe in Japan is producing some truly unique 3D printed models. Called the FabCafe, visitors can have their entire bodies scanned and then printed out.

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Nathan Judson's curator insight, March 16, 2013 1:58 AM

Good idea, Scan objects and to print them out in 3D models, this cafe in japan is using this method to create jelly people.

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PRINTING PROGRESS: Students Learn From 3D

PRINTING PROGRESS: Students Learn From 3D | Made Different | Scoop.it
It's a busy time of year on college campuses as students rush to finish projects. A special high tech printer is helping one group get the job done. It sounds and looks like most printers. But, wha...

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