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Giant NERF gun gets 3D printed projectile

NERF guns have become the bane of any office employee without one. Even my mother has to duck and cover behind her desk every Friday afternoon as a NERF war surrounds her, pistols against mavericks against chain fed machine guns. [...]

Top 5 Cosplay Props and Armor of 2016

So guys, we're nearly halfway through the year. Already. How did that happen? (Rhetorical question, I understand how the flow of time works.) I've decided to take a look at some of the amazing things we've seen 3D printed in the w [...]

London Comic Con – 2: Cosplayer’s Opinions on 3D Printing

So one thing I noticed walking around London Comic Con on the weekend: a lot of everyday cosplayers get excited about 3D printing. I'm not talking about the hardcore, paid to be at conventions cosplayers (although I'm sure they lo [...]

London Comic Con: 3D Printing Potential

During the weekend, I walked around the convention floor at London Comic Con talking to some very talented cosplayers. The amount of creativity and skill they have put into their costumes is amazing! This young Batman was thrilled [...]

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 [...]

Skull Wars lights up Kickstarter

Updated 03/05/2016 - 1.49pm ET: Will they make it ? 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 mind [...]

Design an avatar for Steven Spielberg

Have you ever dreamed of being a big Hollywood star, but haven’t quite managed to catch a break? Well here’s your big chance to make it to the big screen in a Steven Spielberg production, in a way. It won’t be you that gets famous [...]

New world record for giant figurine

Backface has claimed the Guinness World Record for the tallest 3D printed human for an episode of The Gadget Show with a giant, oversized version of John Bentley. The Birmingham company scanned his whole body in advance of one of [...]

Flexible holo phone goes on show

The next generation of phones could be flexible and they could serve up holographic images without the need for glasses. We even have a working prototype that will star at ACM CHI 2016 conference in California, which comes loaded [...]

Gumball 3000 Batmobile relies on 3D printing, a bit…

A real-life Batmobile is currently racing across Europe in the Gumball 3000 Rally and 3D printing played its part in the finished product. Palmiga Innovation contributed in some small way to the dramatic look of the finished car t [...]