Category Archives: 3D Printing Week

3D Printing Week: Smithsonian, Google Phone, ONVO, 3D Printed Hand

3D Printing Week

Here is a roundup of the top 3D printing news from last week.

The Smithsonian Institution announced a landmark new program called Smithsonian X 3D that allows anyone to digitally explore and 3D print some of the museum’s most iconic collections. We interviewed the key Smithsonian team members involved with this project, and showcased a 3D Photo Booth that presented at the launch.

3D Systems announced a partnership with Google’s Motorola Mobility to 3D print a new modular smartphone.

A dad developed and 3D printed a custom prosthetic hand for under $10 on a MakerBot 3D printer.

We analyzed why bioprinting firm Organovo’s stock (ONVO) took a tumble; spoiler alert: too much media attention.

MakerBot CEO Bre Pettis will be keynoting a leadership dinner at CES 2014.

And much more!

Leon McCarthy 3D Printed Prosthetic Hand MakerBot

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3D Printing Week: Schools, NASA, Windows 8, Motorcycles, and Celebs

3D Printing News

Here is a roundup of the top 3D printing news from last week.

Artec 3D scanners captured realistic models of The Big Bang Theory cast and Prince Andrew.

NASA showed how they plan to use a 3D printer in space.

Microsoft launched a free 3D printing app for Windows 8.

MakerBot Academy launched to put a 3D printer in every school.

The first performance electric motorcycle is being produced via 3D printing in Italy.

And much more!

Energica Ego 3D Printed Motorcycle

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3D Printing Week: McDonalds, 3D Systems Sense, IBM M&A Rumor, More

3D Printing News

Here is a roundup of the top 3D printing news from last week.

Fast food giant McDonald’s said it was exploring using 3D printing to personalize toys for Happy Meals.

3D Systems launched a hand-held 3D scanner for its Cubify line. The scanner is called Sense and sells for $399.

In other 3D Systems news, rumors that IBM might acquire DDD drove the stock price up 6%.

And MyMiniFactory, a company by iMakr, launched a Christmas 3D Printing contest, offering an Ultimaker 3D Printer to the winner.

McDonalds Happy Meal 3D Printing


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