Crowdfunding Fails: When Kickstarter goes bad

Kickstarter and other crowdfunding sites have launched great companies and given entrepreneurs with a grand vision and no capital the chance to change the world. Oculus Rift, 3Doodler and Formlabs 3D printers all owe their very ex [...]

By | May 28th, 2016|Categories: 3D Printers, 3D Printing, Kickstarter, etc|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Materializing Digital Futures

Sascha Dickel and Jan-Felix Schrape are two of the contributors for a collaboration of writing on 3D printing collected in The Decentralized and Networked Future of Value Creation. The collection, edited by Jan-Peter Ferdinand, Ul [...]

How can open source hardware disrupt manufacturing?

Open source software has had a lasting impact on the world and the likes of Wordpress, Linux, Firefox and Magento have become household names. Open Source Hardware hasn’t made such an impression on the public domain, but it’s out [...]

By | May 28th, 2016|Categories: 3D Printers, 3D Printing, Design, Open source, Uncategorized|Tags: , |1 Comment

Scan the World at the Venice Biennale

The Venice Biennale is an arts organization based in Venice, and also the original and principal exhibition it organizes. It is a contemporary visual art exhibition, is so called as it is held biennially, in odd-numbered years; is [...]

By | May 27th, 2016|Categories: 3D Printing, 3D Scanners, Art & Sculpture, bodyTop|0 Comments

DNA Origami poised to be as simple as 3D printing

For most, “origami” conjures associations the Japanese art of folding paper; elusive swans and delicate animals, which require patience and attention to properly master. However, for a growing group of scientists who specialize in [...]

By | May 27th, 2016|Categories: 3D Printing, 3DP Applications|3 Comments

GE Oil & Gas to use robotics and 3D printing in futuristic Talamona plant

General Electric Oil & Gas is inventing the next industrial era in the oil and gas sector and the 26th of May 2016 marked the inauguration of two new high-tech component production lines at the GE Oil & Gas plant in Talamo [...]

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The Importance of Fab Labs

Peter Troxler is one of the contributors to a collaboration of writing on 3D printing collected in The Decentralized and Networked Future of Value Creation. The collection, edited by Jan-Peter Ferdinand, Ulrich Petschow and Sascha [...]

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Materials under the spotlight

Researchers at Nottingham University now has a £3.5 million ($5.12 million) grant to develop new 3D printing materials. The team, led by Professor Ricky Wildman, will look into combinations of materials that could change the way w [...]

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The Digical Show London : Where Digital Meets Physical

iMakr are pleased to announce that the Digical Show has found its home!  Nestled in leafy Parsons Green, the Digical Show will bring together manufacturers, developers, designers, content providers, businesses and consumers pionee [...]

By | May 27th, 2016|Categories: 3D Printers, 3D Printing, 3D Scanners, Event|1 Comment

Skull Wars lights up Kickstarter

Haven’t you always wanted a collection of skulls of some the best known characters on Star Wars? No? We didn’t either, but then we saw this novel Kickstarter and changed our minds. Skull Wars has created something of a stir, consi [...]