Everyone loves talking about 3D printing , but now it’s really hitting the big time: Rolls-Royce has decided that it’s going to use the technology to help make its airplane engines. Read more…
3D-printer company Makerbot is leading a crowdfunding drive to buy 3D printers for every school in America.
We want to thank everyone – the designers, makers, partners, hobbyists, 3D printing enthousiasts and the event organizers- for making this years 3D Printshow a great event. It was great meeting all of you at the 3D Printshow in London and we were very happy with the nice reactions about the designs we brought with us. Before we give you an overview of the nice i.materialise and Materialise (our parent company) designs that were on display, let’s take a closer look at the exhibitors (including ourselves, of course)
By: Antoine Davis When I tell my friends I work at a 3D Printing company the reactions are usually always the same. “Oh what cool things have you printed!?” and “could you print me something?!” I have noticed in these conversations, that immediately after that, most people come to a major stumbling block
3D printing might be exciting and all, but it’s only really good for making new items from scratch; what if you want to reapir something instead? Enter 3D painting, GE’s new baby which could be used to fix up anything that’s made of metal. Read more…
It can be hard for students to finance their final school projects. That’s why i.materialise also wants to help this year: every master student gets a 20% discount on her or his thesis project. Worldwide, students 3D print concept cars , architectural models, fashion items , functional models, prototypes, and all sorts of other things with us.
Matthew Plummer-Fernandez Designer Matthew Plummer-Fernandez likes to toy with our perceptions of media, creating chandeliers from computer mice and 3D printing Venus de Milo from Google Images . The results of his work always make you look twice—you might catch a hint of an ancient Greek sculpture in his Venus de Milo , but the thousands of random mutations done by the hill-climbing algorithm that made it ensure you’re left wondering what you’re looking at.
3d printing is becoming a very powerful tool for robot makers in the present and will become even more important tool in the future. Here are a few of my ideas that I have been dreaming about.
Get ready for our first API hangout! That’s right: we’ll tell you everything you need to know about the i.materialise API! WHAT Wim, our Business Process Manager, will tell you all about our API and how you can use it for your 3D printing business. WHO Everyone can join our hangout
Things are getting a little futuristic in Manchester, England, where police recently arrested a man for allegedly 3D printing gun parts. They seized said parts, but after the images made their way online, the internet fired back with a startling revelation