Meet ‘Shellmo’, the modular 3D printable robot with a heart

Meet 'Shellmo', the modular 3D printable robot with a heart

Sho Yoshida, a Japanese engineer, has designed a 3D printable robot called “Shellmo”. The machine consists of four technical “layers”, and is entirely open source, enabling makers to build, hack, and even sell the 3D printed bot as they please. Every now and again, a 3D printing project comes along which promises not only a […]

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SugarCUB3D, the food 3D printer that is helping kids learn basic programming

SugarCUB3D, the food 3D printer that is helping kids learn basic programming

3D printing technologies have been used in a number of innovative ways to get kids excited about STEM education, from integrating 3D printers into classrooms, to developing child friendly 3D design software, educators are eager to acquaint the younger generations with additive manufacturing technologies and potentials. A team of students from the University of Illinois […]

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Best Choice Golden Award for XYZprinting!

Best Choice Golden Award for XYZprinting!

TAIPEI, Taiwan, May 30, 2016 – XYZprinting , the world’s leading 3D printing company, announced today it was awarded the Best Choice Golden Award for its sub $300 3D printer, the da Vinci Mini, at COMPUTEX Taipei 2016, one of the largest computer exhibitions in the world . The da Vinci Mini was recognized for […]

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Hello Kitty opens Shanghai 3D center

Hello Kitty opens Shanghai 3D center

The iconic Hello Kitty brand has opened a flagship 3D printing store in Shanghai. Hello Kitty has been with us since the 1970s when Japanese company Sanrio developed the character. It has gone on to become a firm favourite for young girls around the world and can be seen on everything from T-shirts and bags […]

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How To Reduce Your 3D Printer Noise?

How To Reduce Your 3D Printer Noise?

Enclosure for 3D printers to print quietly. Don’s previous experience with developing air filtration systems for a company he founded back in 1985 gave him an idea to create an enclosure that would fit over the LulzBot TAZ units ( including the TAZ 6 ). The LiteWorld Protective Enclosure is made from plexiglass with an […]

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Virtual curation can democratise archaeology

Virtual curation can democratise archaeology

There are millions of people around the world who would love close up and personal access to the greatest moments in history. Alas, the world simply doesn’t work like that. If we could grant everybody access to ancient relics, though, we would make serious breakthroughs. Instead of a select group of archaeologists who simply don’t […]

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Autodesk’s big plans for the future

Autodesk’s big plans for the future

View Larger Image Autodesk is one of the biggest names in Computer Aided Design, so it’s fair to say it is heavily involved in the 3D printing revolution. The California company has revolutionized so many other aspects of CAD that the tech world is looking to it to come up with solutions for 3D printing. […]

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