MakerBot is excited to announce our participation in the upcoming TOM:NYC Makeathon. This innovative gathering will connect teams of designers and engineers to people with disabilities to create groundbreaking assistive technology devices.
You wouldn’t suspect a comedian and former talk show host would be an early adopter of 3D printing. But regular viewers of ” Jay Leno’s Garage ” know that for years, Leno has been using a 3D printer to help keep his collection of 286 rare vehicles up and running
Modefi is a bike designed by the user. Bike commuters share a common purpose, but not a singular way of use. Commuters modify their bike frame to fit the their diverse needs; we wanted to embrace that.
A bad bout of food poisoning will knock you off your feet, but a few days later you’ll hopefully be back to your old self like nothing ever happened. But new research from Cornell University suggests that certain types of salmonella, one of the main bacterial causes of food poisoning, can have much longer-lasting effects. In some cases it could actually cause permanent damage to your DNA, leaving you more vulnerable to illness in the future.
These cool geometric vases aren’t just a fancy set of homeware, they’re a gesture of repurposing aimed at reducing waste. The slim vessels were designed by Libero Rutilo to bring fun futuristic design to the issue of overuse and waste of PET bottles around the world. After reflecting on the overabundance of un-recycled water bottles, Rutilo began working on solutions for reuse
Artist Raphael Vangelis has given our familiar and increasingly rare digital waiting signals a hands-on portrait. His animated short “Analogue Loaders” takes on several ubiquitous symbols for loading and injects them into IRL environments using stop motion. Seen in a new locale some might take a moment to identify, and then several more moments to figure out how he managed them with practical effects. Between 3D printing and painstaking sculptural detail he rendered the aggravating icons with a care that might shift how you look at them in the future
Given the cost of transporting goods to Mars , the first human colonists of the Red Planet will need to pack lightly – but it’s going to take a lot of equipment to get that settlement set up.
To avoid accidents, self-driving cars and drones need to be able to quickly take in their surroundings even in extreme road conditions and bad weather, but conventional optical cameras aren’t quite up to the job.
BigBox ceases production The highly anticipated BigBox 3D printer project has ceased… Read the whole entry..
SAP enables customers to determine which products make sense for 3D printing.