All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘3d printing’

Maker Documentary Pulls In Over $30K On Kickstarter

The Maker community is vast, varied and growing at an extraordinary rate. While it’s been around for years, it only started to grow as quickly as it did thanks to open source and affordable 3D printers. Now a documentary chronicling that movement is doing what 3D printers do on Kickstarter – bring in a lot of money. Maker – A …

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Microsoft Opens A Maker Space On Its Campus

If you have a 3D printer, you can create a maker space. Private entities and public institutions are opening them all over the country to encourage others to express their creativity through 3D printing and other rapid prototyping tools. Now Microsoft is getting in on the action. Since 2009, Microsoft has allowed its employees to work on experimental projects in …

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Asterid Open Source 3D Printer Hits Kickstarter

This has been a crazy week for 3D printers on Kickstarter. First we got the super affordable DIY QU-BD One Up and then yesterday came the professional grade Helix. The next 3D printer to hit Kickstarter sits comfortably in between both. Plastic Scribbler, a company out of Georgia, took to Kickstarter a few weeks ago to fund Asterid – an …

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Helix Brings A Professional 3D Printer To Kickstarter

Kickstarter has been a great place to support affordable 3D printers, but most of those projects are intended for hobbyists and consumers. The professional 3D printer market is still largely made up of the big players like Stratasys and MakerBot, but one company has taken to Kickstarter to fund what they feel can beat those guys at their own game. …

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QU-BD One Up Is The Latest Affordable 3D Printer To Hit Kickstarter

Kickstarter is quickly becoming the go to place to buy a 3D printer anymore. Why spend all the money on a MakerBot Replicator 2 when you can buy an open source 3D printer for just a few hundred dollars, right? Well, that’s the thinking behind the latest affordable 3D printer to hit the crowdfunding Web site and it just might …

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Watch These 3D Printed Cars Race, Jump And Explode

Every year, the Industrial Design Society of America hosts a conference where designers around the world meet up to discuss the latest trends and share their latest designs. As part of the conference this year, Inventables hosted an event called Launch Day that challenged designers to design and 3D print a derby style car. Now, any regular old design conference …

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You Can Now Build Your Very Own 3D Printed Humanoid Robot

Are you lonely? Can’t find a partner and/or pet to make the journey we call life more bearable? Would a humanoid robot buddy make living less of a chore? If so, you can now build your own with a 3D printer and some off-the-shelf parts. Inria Flowers Lab has just recently revealed its latest creation – the Poppy humanoid robot. …

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3Dsimo Is The Future Proof 3D Printer Pen

Earlier this year, a 3D printer pen called the 3Doodler took to Kickstarter asking for a modest $30,000. As it turns out, people really liked the idea of being able to create 3D printed objects with only a pen and the project ended up raising over $2.3 million. Now another 3D printer pen is asking for your support, but don’t …

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This 3D Printer Can Print On Any Surface

Despite being around for over two decades, the 3D printer hasn’t really changed all that much. You still have an extruder that moves in straight lines across a bed to create a 3D printed object from the bottom up. What would happen then if we turned that concept on its head with a 3D printer that can print on any …

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Here’s Some Footage Of That NASA-Funded 3D Pizza Printer

Back in May, NASA announced that it was working with Systems & Materials Research on a 3D printer that could make food. The idea was that astronauts on long trips could print their food instead of having to eat from a tube. The initial goal was to have the 3D printer make a pizza, and now we know it has …

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FilaMaker Will Turn Your Old Plastic Into 3D Printer Filament

Unused plastic is everywhere. It just sits around waiting for somebody to toss it, or use it in some weird art project. Well, now you can finally do something with all that plastic thanks to a new machine that debuted over the weekend. 3ders reports that Marek Senick√Ĺ showed off his new FilaMaker machine at Maker Faire Rome this past …

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3D Babies Takes The Creepy Crown From Those 3D Printed Fetuses

Remember those 3D printed fetuses that were all the rage in Japan last year? It was a little creepy, sure, but at least it was a little endearing. A similar project from the U.S. is now seeking funding, but it’s a hell of a lot creepier. Say hello to 3D Babies – a startup that promises to 3D print a …

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