All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘3D printers’

3D Printed Organs May Cause Moral Quandaries In The Future

One of the most promising uses of 3D printing is the creation of human tissue and organs. Proponents of the technology believe that we may one day be able to grow transplantable organs in the lab bypassing the lengthy donor process. It seems like a win-win situation for everybody, but Gartner thinks somebody will spoil the fun sooner or later. …

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There’s Now A Carbon Fiber 3D Printer

3D printers can create objects in a variety of materials, but plastic is still the most common. While metal 3D printers have been around for years, it’s still pretty uncommon to see them being used outside of a professional capacity. The first 3D printer from MarkForged gives hobbyists and professionals alike a material with the strength of metal. MarkForged announced …

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Here’s A Better Look At NASA’s 3D Pizza Printer

NASA wants to send a few brave men and women to Mars in the future. To do that, they’re going to need to stock up on supplies for the estimated 250 day trip. Despite my love for dehydrated ice cream, it’s unlikely that astronauts could survive on the flavored styrofoam for the full trip. That’s where 3D printers come in. …

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You May Be 3D Printing Your Own Clothes By The End Of 2014

In early 2013, Objet partnered with fashion designer Iris Van Herpen to create a 3D printed dress. It was certainly a perfect fit for the world of high fashion where functionality means nothing and art is everything. For those who want 3D printed clothing that’s not an art statement, your day may come in 2014. Fast Company reports that entrepreneur …

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3D Babies Appears To Be In Business, Will 3D Print Your Fetus For $600

In October of last year, 3D Babies wanted to prove that Japan wasn’t the only country producing creepy 1:1 scale 3D printed fetuses. It needed help in its quest though and took to Indiegogo to raise $15,000. It only managed to bring in $1,225, however, and all was thought lost. While a failed Indiegogo campaign may spell death for many …

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The First 3D Printed House Will Be Built In Amsterdam

Back in 2012, two technologies emerged that promised to build homes in less than 24 hours using a 3D printer. Since then, both Contour Crafting and 3D concrete printing have made progress, but not enough to print a house in a day. Now the Netherlands is going to take a crack at it with a publicly funded project called 3D …

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3D Systems, Hershey Team Up To Develop 3D Printed Food

At CES, 3D Systems announced its intention to enter the new 3D printed food market with the ChefJet and ChefJet Pro 3D printers. Both printers can layer sugar to create 3D printed candy, cake toppers and other sugar sculptures. Now the company is partnering with one of the biggest chocolate producers in the world to advance 3D printed food technology. …

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Here’s A Better Look At MakerBot’s New 3D Printers

At CES 2014, 3D printers were generating some of the biggest buzz at the show. The two big guys – 3D Systems and MakerBot – were both showing off the new 3D printers that will define 2014. While 3D Systems has already given us a good look at its new products, MakerBot has yet to do so. That’s where Microsoft …

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Makie Lab Shows Off Its 3D Printed Toys At CES

Early last year, Makie Lab entered the 3D printing scene with a super cool idea – 3D printed toys. In essence, they took Build-A-Bear Workshop and made it even more customizable thanks to the versatility of 3D printers. Now they’re at CES talking about the work they’re doing to bring toys into the 21st century. 3D Systems hosted Makie Lab …

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Here’s More Info On 3D Systems’ ChefJet Food 3D Printer

At CES, 3D Systems announced that it would be getting into food printing market with the ChefJet 3D printer. The machine layers liquified sugar to create candy, cake toppers and other tasty treats. The ChefJet is being marketed to professional chefs and bakers, but consumers will no doubt be interested in it as well. Upon the initial announcement, we had …

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XYZprinting To Launch $499 3D Printer In March

In mid-December, Chinese manufacturer New Kinpo Group announced they would be bringing an affordable 3D printer to the North American market through its XYZprinting business. At CES this week, the company unveiled a few more details regarding its North American plans. XYZprinting announced at CES this week that it still plans to launch the da Vinci 3D printer in North …

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Martha Stewart Shops For A 3D Printer At CES

3D printers were out in full force at CES this year as companies from all around the world hoped to prove their worth to attendees and the media. Little did these companies expect that they would have to prove themselves to Martha Stewart, but it does make for some entertaining videos. TechCrunch teamed up with Martha Stewart at CES to …

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