Pixelstone is 3D Brick Laying for the 21st Century

Pixelstone is 3D Brick Laying for the 21st Century

Upon news that Desamanera, which offers large-scale stone 3D printing, is coming to the United States, I have learned of a Dutch startup that has scaled 3D printed construction down, instead. A spin-off of Lab3D, which we covered last year , Pixelstone has approached the idea of construction 3D printing brick by brick. Lab3D was […]

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3D printed ‘SelfieBot’ goes open source to encourage student robotics

3D printed 'SelfieBot' goes open source to encourage student robotics

The team behind the 3D printed ‘SelfieBot’ has open coded its smartphone telepresence robot for schools and universities, to encourage students and young makers to build their own versions. SelfieBot remains available to buy either as a DIY kit or pre-assembled device. Front-facing cameras on mobile phones have changed the way we communicate with friends, […]

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Japanese makers 3D print the first ever CPU opener

Japanese makers 3D print the first ever CPU opener

There is something unusual about many engineers, who love tearing sophisticated machinery apart as much as they enjoy building it. To be fair, we’ve taken apart the occasional old computer as well, and it’s a fascinating – if somewhat challenging – project for a rainy Sunday afternoon. If you’ve ever been in that situation yourself, […]

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Robust 3D printer Premium Tungsten Nozzle launches on Kickstarter

Robust 3D printer Premium Tungsten Nozzle launches on Kickstarter

Frankfurt-based 3D printing startup DDDMaterial has recently launched a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign for their most recent product: a 3D printer nozzle made of a premium tungsten material. The company’s founders, German tech innovators, Patrick, Christopher, and Philipp were inspired to develop their own 3D printer nozzle after finding dissatisfaction with the durability and print precisions […]

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Sylvia Heisel & Scott Taylor on carbon fiber clothing, wearable technology, and the future of 3D printed fashion

Sylvia Heisel & Scott Taylor on carbon fiber clothing, wearable technology, and the future of 3D printed fashion

When you think of sustainable clothing, you’re likely to think of organic cotton, local manufacturing, or even entire movements such as the ‘slow fashion’ trend. But 3D printed carbon fiber, Ninjaflex, and soldered garments? They don’t exactly scream ‘sustainable’, never mind ‘high fashion’. New York-based fashion designer Sylvia Heisel , however, wants us to see […]

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