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Matter and Form Awarded $850,000 Federal Grant

Matter and Form, a company from Toronto, Canada, has been awarded over $850,000 to develop 3D scanning technology. Davenport MP Julie Dzerowicz announced this on behalf of the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Developme [...]

Obama celebrates National Week of Making

The White House, in partnership with Printrbot, is getting in on the action during the National Week of Making this week and will take the chance to celebrate some of the country’s most prominent and passionate makers. Leading up [...]

This wrench is a gamechanger

Made in Space has produced its first tool in space. It’s a simple wrench that could have been made for almost nothing back home. But it’s a big deal for the aerospace industry. This seemingly inconsequential wrench has been years [...]

RepRap wins industry award

German company RepRap’s X150 3D Printer been awarded the BEST OF Industry Prize for 2016. A number of companies submitted their entries for the award for high-tech industrial products.  The X150 was deemed to be the best entry and [...]

Students create new ankle foot orthosis

Thousands of patients around the world could soon feel the benefit of 3D printing thanks to a new approach to producing Ankle Foot Orthosis (AFO), pioneered by students at Gonzaga University in Washington. Additive manufacturing c [...]

New foam could change material science

Researchers at the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology have created a super strong, lightweight form of foam that could change the world. 3D printing has allowed us to revisit the world of material science and change the st [...]

Scope For Design offers collaboration for the industry

3D printing on an enterprise level could be about to get a lot simpler thanks to Scope For Design, a platform that aims to make designing, producing and marketing 3D printed products much simpler and more accessible. The platform [...]

Google Tango-enabled Lenovo is here!

Lenovo has unveiled the first Google Tango-enabled smartphone and it looks like it could really shake up the smartphone establishment. The Lenovo Phab 2 Pro is the first phone to come with Google’s revolutionary 3D scanning techno [...]

3D scanning a mosque in Kala-Koreysh

Factum Arte is a wonderful team of artists, technicians and conservationists dedicated to the documentation and preservation of items and sites of cultural significance (among other things). On the 10th of May, a team from Factum [...]

Factum Arte – preserving cultural heritage with 3D scanning

Factum Arte, is a Milan, London and Madrid based team of artists, technicians and conservationists dedicated to digital mediation - both in the production of works for contemporary artists and in the production of facsimiles as pa [...]