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Nadya Peek at Solid Conference 2014: Making Machines that Make

May 24, 2014 Kimberly Reed 0

Nadya Peek, a phd student at MIT Center for Bits and Atoms gave a keynote speech at the Solid Conference 2014. In her speech Nadya talks about small scale automation and making digital fabrication equipment. Anyone interested in DIY, desktop manufacturing machines, hacking and making, check out the video below:

3d Printed cast could heal bones 40 per cent faster

April 29, 2014 Kimberly Reed 0

Photo DK Designs Designed by Turkish industrial designer Deniz Karasahin says the Osteoid will “improve the general healing encounter for broken or fractured limbs by focusing on the patient’s relaxation along with the timeframe required for the entire body to cure itself.” Mr Karasahin also says the Osteoid water resistant …Read More

3D Printing Startup SOLS Raises $6.4 Million

April 29, 2014 Kimberly Reed 0

3D printed insoles. Credit: SOLS 3D printing startup SOLS Systems announced today that they have raised $6.4 million in series A financing. This round of financing was directed by Lux Capital. The firm is focused on delivering medical wearables which are customized for 3 D printing for each patient. They’re …Read More

Consumer concerns around 3D printing

April 12, 2014 Kimberly Reed 0

The use of 3D printers is increasing in dwellings and companies in Europe although few of us have one. Jennifer in London asks: “While 3D printing is growing quickly in popularity, this new technology also raises concerns about product safety, consumer protection or trademark infringement. How should those issues be …Read More

CoKreeate’s Cool 3D Printed Comic Book Cover

March 6, 2014 Kimberly Reed 0

Comic books have been around since the early 1930’s, and they enjoyed their ‘golden age’ until about 1950 from the mid 30’s. Since that time, there has been about no innovation on the list of comic book business. Previously, there happen to be companies that have attempted to advance the …Read More

Wealth from Waste: Protoprint’s Fair-Trade 3D Printer Filament

February 25, 2014 Kimberly Reed 0

Protoprint is a social enterprise based in India that empowers urban waste pickers with the technology to convert waste plastic. The organization markets the filament worldwide as a cost-competitive, fair-trade option to virgin filament while simultaneously using it locally to supply affordable 3D-printing services to students and professionals in India. …Read More