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Area learning in Google Tango

Google Tango is finally here and it promises to change the world we live in, or at least map it. It’s the 3D scanning project to end all 3D scanning projects, as potentially every single phone on the planet could contribute to a G [...]

Panasonic scanning booth makes dancers of us all

Panasonic introduced its 3D Scanning Booth at the opening night of ‘Kabuki Lion: The Adventures of the Mythical Lion’ at the David Copperfield Theater at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas on May 3rd. The Japanese manufacturer is on [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Virtual curation can democratise archaeology

There are millions of people around the world who would love close up and personal access to the greatest moments in history. Alas, the world simply doesn’t work like that. If we could grant everybody access to ancient relics, tho [...]

Autodesk’s big plans for the future

Autodesk is one of the biggest names in Computer Aided Design, so it’s fair to say it is heavily involved in the 3D printing revolution. The California company has revolutionized so many other aspects of CAD that the tech world is [...]

$100,000 backing for Canadian artists

Two Canadian artists have been awarded $50,000 each to produce 3D printed works that will go on show at the National Gallery of Canada. Geoffrey Farmer and Duane Linklater will both get to share the substantial fund. It is a joint [...]

How will 3D printing affect the supply chain?

We know that 3D printing will disrupt manufacturing and the international supply chain, but nobody seems to know how yet. Now a paper from the Business School at Lingman Normal University in Zhanjiang has tried to separate the woo [...]

We’re building a brain tumour

A team at Heriot Watt University in Edinburgh is about to use a 3D bioprinter to build a brain tumour. The printed tumour could shed new light on the way this cruel disease develops and give us new tools to fight against it.  It c [...]