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More UPS Stores Are Getting 3D Printers

More UPS Stores Are Getting 3D Printers

By Josh Wolford September 23, 2014

UPS says its 3D printing pilot program has gone swimmingly, and because of that it’ll soon introduce 3D printing in 100 additional UPS stores nationwide. “We are committed to offering small business owners, entrepreneurs and consumers high-tech solutions in order …

3D Systems Acquires Medical Modeling 3D Systems Acquires Medical Modeling

3D printing is going to change the face of medicine. That’s at least what some people will tell you. It’s hard not to believe them either as there have already been amazing success stories of lives restored thanks to 3D …

Tiles Wants To Make 3D Printed Design Easy Tiles Wants To Make 3D Printed Design Easy

A kid’s imagination combined with LEGO is a powerful thing. With just some simple plastic bricks, kids can build complex contraptions that put the world’s engineers to shame. Now a startup is hoping to accomplish the same thing with 3D …

3D Printer Revenue to Accelerate in Coming Years 3D Printer Revenue to Accelerate in Coming Years

The 3D printer market has now emerged from garages and is quickly becoming an industry to watch. Newer 3D printing technologies have now been used to create every thing from houses to dresses. As the market for 3D-printed goods begins …

Netflix Acquires 'Print The Legend' Netflix Acquires 'Print The Legend'

Netflix announced today that it has acquired 3D printing documentary Print the Legend, which won the Special Jury Recognition Award for Editing & Storytelling in the Documentary Feature Competition at SXSW this year. Netflix describes the film: The Netflix original …

Mamba3D To Raise The Bar For Open Source 3D Printers Mamba3D To Raise The Bar For Open Source 3D Printers

The success of 3D printing over the last few years can be greatly attributed to the open source community. By taking expired patents and open source designs, anybody can build their own 3D printer and share it with the world. …

MakerBot Helped To Make A 3D Printed Dress MakerBot Helped To Make A 3D Printed Dress

The 3D printed dress is nothing new, but they’re still certainly wild. The versatility of 3D printing has tapped into the wildest imaginations of fashion designers and we end up with dresses that defy reality. The latest comes from Francis …

Roboy Is Back And He's Still Dangerously Cute Roboy Is Back And He's Still Dangerously Cute

In early 2013, the University of Zurich’s Artificial Intelligence Lab started work on the next generation of robotics. Its vision was to create a small robot boy that perfectly replicated how the human body works by creating joints that more …

Heavy Duty 3D Printer Takes To Kickstarter Heavy Duty 3D Printer Takes To Kickstarter

Crowdfunding is arguably the best thing to happen to 3D printing in years. Instead of just having a number of big manufacturers making all the 3D printers, we now have an explosion of open source and inexpensive printers hitting the …

Amazon Partners With 3DLT To Sell 3D Printed Objects Amazon Partners With 3DLT To Sell 3D Printed Objects

Last year, Amazon gave some legitimacy to 3D printing when it began to sell 3D printers and filament. Now the online retailer is taking the next step – selling 3D printed objects. 3DLT, an online retailer that specializes in 3D …

Here's A TEDx Talk On 3D Bioprinting

You could say that 2013 was the year of bioprinting. Researchers and private companies alike made huge strides in printing live human tissue, from ears to livers. From 2014 onward, we’re going to see some amazing advancements made in the …

XYZprinting Announces Da Vinci 2.0 3D Printer XYZprinting Announces Da Vinci 2.0 3D Printer

Taiwan-based XYZprinting shook up the 3D printing industry earlier this year when it announced it would be a launching a hobbyist 3D printer for only $500. The Da Vinci sported performance on the level of a MakerBot Replicator 2 at …

The Government Is Making A Super Fast 3D Printer The Government Is Making A Super Fast 3D Printer

3D printing is the future of manufacturing, or at least that’s what some proponents will tell you. One of the major roadblocks standing in the way of that vision is print speed of current 3D printers. It takes a long …

Smithsonian 3D Prints Whale Fossils Because Science

It’s generally accepted that a lot of the earth was covered in water millions of years ago allowing all sorts of sea creatures to travel to places that are landlocked today. That’s why we can find fossils of sea creatures …

ProDesk3D 3D Printer Emerges From The Shadows ProDesk3D 3D Printer Emerges From The Shadows

3D printers can generally only print in one or two colors thanks to the limitations of the technology. Stratasys announced last month that it had broken through those limitations with its Objet500 Connex3 3D printer that can incorporate 46 colors …

MakerBot Opens Orders For Replicator Mini 3D Printer MakerBot Opens Orders For Replicator Mini 3D Printer

At CES 2014, MakerBot unveiled three new 3D printers – the Replicator, the Replicator Mini and the Replicator Z18. The Replicator Desktop 3D printer is already available, but the other two would launch later in the year. 3ders reports that …

Microsoft Made A 3D Printed Xylophone Player Microsoft Made A 3D Printed Xylophone Player

It’s common knowledge by now that Microsoft has a maker space on its campus called the Microsoft Garage. Employees use the facility to explore new ideas and the company even holds an internal “science fair” for employees to show off …