All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Shapeways’

Charmr Makes 3D Printable Jewelry Out Of Your Photos

Autodesk’s 123D Web app is an easy way to create 3D models that can then be sent to your 3D printer. For Valentine’s Day, Autodesk has added a new app called Charmr that lets you convert a photograph into jewelry. In essence, Charmr is a lot like those custom jewelry kiosks you used to find in Walmart. You upload a …

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3D Printers Had A Great Year In 2013

3D printing has been around for over two decades now, but it has really come into its own these past few years. You could even argue that 2013 was the year that 3D printing went mainstream with the release of several affordable 3D printers that greatly expanded the hobbyist movement. It’s that expansion that led Shapeways to have a rosy …

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This Google Tech Talk Is All About 3D Printing

3D printing is going to change the world. That’s at least what some people will tell you. Those who are a bit more realistic will tell you that there are many challenges the technology must overcome before it becomes the revolutionary technology that some think it is. Vladimir Bulatov, a 3D graphics research scientist at Shapeways, came to Google recently …

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Can 3D Printing Really Change Everything?

3D printing has easily established itself as something amazing. Is it really the revolutionary technology that everybody makes it out to be though? That’s the question behind a new episode of PBS’ wonderful Off Book series. This week, Off Book interviews numerous 3D printing insiders and experts to get their opinions on the future of the technology: Much attention has …

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3D Printers Are Changing How Designers Make And Market Art

If you believe the hype, 3D printing will be everywhere sooner or later. It’s only a matter of time before the price comes down enough for everybody to afford one. Many companies are jumping onto the hype train before it becomes mainstream, but one company in particular is the focus of today’s video. The Creator’s Project, a video series that …

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Keep Your iPhone 5 Warm For The Holidays With A 3D Printed Sweater Case

We’re halfway through November, and it’s only going to get colder from here on out. It’s time to bust out the itchy sweaters from holiday seasons past. This year, with the help of 3D printers, you can make your iPhone its very own itchy sweater out of plastic. Shapeways, makers of fine 3D printed products, recently held a contest that …

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Shapeways Offers New iPhone Case With Sound

Innovators are sure to love this case. Shapeways has just revealed their new iPhone case and it’s loaded with features. The Vibe features SoundCloud integration. If you don’t know what soundCloud is, take a look at their website. Essentially it is a place to share and listen to sounds. Vibe owners can have their favorite sound wave transformed into a …

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