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ROKIT Announces Three New 3D Printers

ROKIT Announces Three New 3D Printers

By Zach Walton April 14, 2014

ROKIT may not be as instantly identifiable as MakerBot or 3D Systems, but the Korean 3D printer manufacturer should definitely be on your radar. The company launched the 3DISON+ 3D printer in 2013 and sold 4,300 units in a year. …

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 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 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 …

Trimaker Unveils Its Latest 3D Printer Trimaker Unveils Its Latest 3D Printer

One of the most amazing things about the 3D printing industry is that it’s not restricted to just one part of the world like so many other industries. There are dozens of manufacturers all over the world creating new 3D …

Here's What May Be The First 3D Printed Music Video Here's What May Be The First 3D Printed Music Video

Using stop motion in a music video is nothing new. The White Stripes, The Birthday Massacre and more have all utilized the animation style for their music videos. These videos, however, always used puppets or legos for the dolls. One …

3D Systems Acquires Digital PlaySpace 3D Systems Acquires Digital PlaySpace

3D Systems really wants to be in the toy business. In early January, the company purchased Gentle Giant Studios – a company that makes toys based on popular films and other media. Now the 3D printing giant is going after …