There’s a company in Chile that wants to let you bring your thoughts into the physical realm. According to a post on Discovery News , Thinker Thing is working on a combination of software and hardware that will let users sculpt objects using thought alone
There’s a company in Chile that wants to let you bring your thoughts into the physical realm. According to a post on Discovery News , Thinker Thing is working on a combination of software and hardware that will let users sculpt objects using thought alone. The technology works by presenting basic shapes on screen that slowly morph
It’s hard to predict exactly what technologies and trends will transform our lives. Few understood just how powerful the Internet would be, dismantling entire industries and creating millions of jobs.
Now that Defense Distributed is on the defensive, it’s time to think a bit harder about what 3D printing really means. To that end, Michigan Tech is sponsoring a Printers For Peace contest that is encouraging designers and engineers to make amazing stuff using a 3D printer that can change the world for the better. “Unfortunately, the only thing many people know about 3D printing is that it can be used to make guns,” writes Dr
The Liberator’s 3D-printed parts By now, you have probably heard about the Liberator, a 3D printed plastic gun designed, assembled, and test-fired by Cody Wilson of Defense Distributed.
Auvik Networks , a Canadian enterprise networking startup co-founded by repeat entrepreneur Marc Morin (co-founder of now-public Sandvine and of PixStream, sold to Cisco); David Yach, a former CTO of BlackBerry’s software division; and ex-Sandvine product manager Alex Hoff, is today announcing that it’s raised it first round of outside funding: $6 million from Celtic House Venture Partners, Rho Canada Ventures, and BDC Venture Capital IT Fund, along with more contributions from Auvik’s founders, who have been backing it internally it to date. Auvik is part of a wider trend of companies working in software-defined networking, in its case developing a cloud-based platform for enterprises to manage IP networks built out of hardware from multiple vendors.
We are very pleased to announce that i.materialise will be an exhibitor at the Bay Area Maker Faire on May 18-19, 2013. And we hope that if you’re going, you’ll stop by to see us! For those of you not familiar with the Maker Faire, here’s a description from their site: “Part science fair, part county fair, and part something entirely new, Maker Faire is an all-ages gathering of tech enthusiasts, crafters, educators, tinkerers, hobbyists, engineers, science clubs, authors, artists, students, and commercial exhibitors. All of these ‘makers’ come to Maker Faire to show what they have made and to share what they have learned.” Franky , Katrien (Marketing Manager) and I will be showcasing examples of our 3D printed items to show people what great and cool things can be printed in 3D, and what types of materials you can print with us.