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Top 10 Countdown: Most Popular 3D Printing Stories in October 2013

Mcor 3D Printing Belgium Surgery

Here are the top 10 most popular stories On 3D Printing brought you in October 2013.

10. Shapeways 3D Printed Jewelry Sold in Neiman Marcus Holiday Collection

Holiday shoppers now have even more unique gift options with Neiman Marcus selling 3D printed jewelry from Shapeways.

9. 3D Printing Materials Will Grow to $615M Thanks to Proprietary Pricing

Do you think you pay a lot for your inkjet cartridge refills? 3D printing materials are following suit in premium pricing to grow to $615M market.

8. MakerBot Launches Thingiverse iPhone App for 3D Printing Community

The MakerBot Thingiverse team has launched a Thingiverse iPhone app that lets you browse, share and keep involved with the 3D printing community on the go.

7. Spooky Designs You Can 3D Print for Halloween from Shapeways

Here are some 3D printed designs that will be perfect additions to your Halloween. Some are decorations, others costumes, all available at Shapeways.

6. 3D Printing IPO Darling voxeljet (VJET) Soars on First Day of Trading

On its first day as a public company, voxeljet stock (VJET) is soaring at 70% above its initial targeted price of $13.

5. Retailer Asda Launches 3D Printed Portrait Service in the UK

Asda has become the first supermarket in the UK to offer customers the ability to get a 3D printed miniature of themselves right in the store.

4. 3D Printing Makes Online Marketplace Etsy Change Its Handmade Policy

Etsy no longer requires items to be handmade, but instead must have authorship with the seller. 3D printing is one of the factors influencing this decision.

3. Formlabs Raises $19 Million to Make Desktop 3D Printing Awesome

Founded by MIT engineers, Formlabs first raised $3 million on Kickstarter for the Form 1 3D printer and now adds $19  million in venture funding for growth.

2. voxeljet Plans $91 Million IPO (VJET) to Compete with DDD SSYS XONE

3D printer company voxeljet sets terms for $91 million IPO. It will list as VJET on the NYSE and compete with DDD, SSYS, and XONE.

1. Belgium Doctors Use Mcor 3D Printing to Save Precious Time in Surgery

In Belgium, doctors are 3D printing bone structures to shave hours off in the operating room, using paper 3D printing from Mcor Technologies.


Thanks for reading in October!

Top 10 Countdown: Most Popular 3D Printing Stories in September 2013

Keith Murphy Organovo Keynote

Here are the top 10 most popular stories On 3D Printing brought you in September 2013.

10. The Future of Retail is Personalization – Isaac Katz on 3D Printing

Today’s retail world is one-size-fits-all, said Isaac Katz at the Inside 3D Printing show in San Jose, whereas tomorrow is all-for-one and uses 3D printing.

9. Make a Caffeine Necklace With Mixee Lab’s 3D Printed Molecule Jewelry

Mixee Labs, the 3D printing startup that introduced 3D printed jewelry, cufflinks, dog bone tags, slim wallets, and figurines, has launched molecules.

8. Take a Photo, Get a 3D Model – This Could Change 3D Printing Design

Rarely, if ever, do you see an academic video get over 1 million views on YouTube. Check out 3-Sweep, a technology that will change 3D printing.

7. Will 3D Scanners Usher in a New Era of Copyright Infringement?

Legal expert Michael Weinberg explores the copyright implications of more accessible and inexpensive 3D scanners coupled with 3D printers.

6. Watch the Top 3D Printing Exhibits at Inside 3D Printing San Jose (Video)

We showcase the exhibits at Inside 3D Printing expo in San Jose, featuring 3D Systems, Stratasys, Afinia, Sculpteo, Leonar3Do, FATHOM, Mcor, and more.

5. 10 Principles of 3D Printing – Presentation by Melba Kurman

At the Inside 3D Printing conference in San Jose, technology analyst Melba Kurman delivered a presentation called The 10 Principles of 3D Printing.

4. The 3D Printer is Now Affordable – $100 Peachy 3D Printer on Kickstarter

The Peachy 3D Printer has a $100 price tag and has raised nearly $500,000 on Kickstarter.

3. 3D Systems CEO Video Interview: A Leader’s Perspective on 3D Printing

After delivering an inspiring keynote at  at the Inside 3D Printing conference in San Jose, 3D Systems CEO Avi Reichental gave us an exclusive interview.

2. Exclusive: Rip, Mix, Burn Gets Physical with 3D Printing Startup Matter.io

Cambridge, MA based Matter.io is looking for beta testers to try out their new 3D editing tool Matter Remix. Read below for our exclusive promotion code.

1. Bioprinting is a Multi-Billion Dollar Pharma Opportunity for 3D Printing

Organovo CEO Keith Murphy shares his company’s bioprinting technology, the ability to 3D print living human tissue and possibly organs.


Thanks for reading in September!

Top 10 Countdown: Most Popular 3D Printing Stories in August 2013

MakerBot Digitizer 3D Scanner Bre Pettis

Here are the top 10 most popular stories On 3D Printing brought you in August 2013.

10. 3D Printing LIVE Tradeshow Announced for Santa Clara in November

IDTechEx has announced its inaugural event 3D Printing LIVE which will take place in Santa Clara, CA on November 20-21 2013.

9. MakerBot Digitizer Desktop 3D Scanner Goes On Sale for $1400, Video from Bre

MakerBot, the desktop 3D printer startup acquired by Stratasys, has launched MakerBot Digitizer, a desktop 3D scanner.

8. MIT Students Use 3D Printing to Duplicate Secure Schlage Keys

Two students at MIT have demonstrated how 3D printing can be used to duplicate some of the most secure keys in the industry.

7. 3D Printing On Demand – The UPS Store Launches Nationwide Test

The UPS Store announced it is the first nationwide retailer to test 3D printing services in-store.

6. 3D Printing Brings Classic Patents Back to Life

Mr. Galese has a very creative approach for sourcing his 3D printing designs; he finds them in detailed drawings from expired patents from the U.S. PTO.

5. 3D Scanning for 3D Printing: How Kickstarter is Changing the Game

Two 3D scanner concepts were launched on Kickstarter, looking to raise crowdfunding. 3D scanning technology is a must h

4. Top 9 Medical Applications for 3D Printing – Epic List

Here is a completely mind-blowing list of the top 9 ways 3D printing has already changed all the branches of the medicine and what to expect in the future.

3. World’s First Crowdsourced 3D Printed Sculpture to Debut in Calgary

PrintToPeer has partnered with artist Jeff de Boer to create “Linked,” the world’s first crowdsourced 3D printed sculpture.

2. College Kids Design Desktop 3D Printer to Be Crowdfunded and Sold For Under $500

Deltaprintr is a new desktop 3D printer concept that is targeting a retail price of under $500, and created by a team of college students.

1. MakerBot Announces Availability of Desktop 3D Scanner MakerBot Digitizer

3D printer company MakerBot, recently acquired by Stratasys for $403 million, has announced it will start selling its Digitizer desktop 3D scanner.


Thanks for reading in August!

Top 10 Countdown: Most Popular 3D Printing Stories in July 2013

Arcology Now!

Here are the top 10 most popular stories On 3D Printing brought you in July 2013.

10. Poppy Kickstarter Closes in on $150,000 to Turn Your iPhone into a 3D Camera

9. NASA Tests 3D Printed Rocket Engine Injector

8. Shapeways Introduces Gold Plated Brass to 3D Printing

7. Inside 3D Printing Chicago Conference – A Full Retrospective

6. Study Shows 3D Printing Emits Ultrafine Particles; What This Actually Means

5. Student Creates LEGObot 3D Printer Made Entirely of LEGOs

4. MIT’s OpenFab Could Revolutionize 3D Printing Design Process

3. 3D Printing Iron: ExOne Announces New Metals for 3D Printing

2. IndieGoGo Campaign The Touch-Up Promises to Smooth 3D Printing

1. Arcology Now! Launches Competition for Large-Scale 3D Printed Habitats


Thanks for reading in July!

Top 10 Countdown: Most Popular 3D Printing Stories in June 2013

Buccaneer 3D Printer Profile

Here are the top 10 most popular stories On 3D Printing brought you in June 2013.

10. Buttercup the Duck Gets 3D Printed Prosthetic Foot and a Facebook Page

9. 3D Printing Startup Mixee Labs Expands Portfolio with Artisan Jewelry Launch and Platform

8. Amazon.com Launches Extensive 3D Printing Category

7. MakerBot Celebrates Dads and Grads with 3D Printing Deals

6. SupplyBetter Launches 3D Printing Comparison Engine to Give Designers More Choice

5. Watershed Moment: Windows 8.1 Offers Native Support for 3D Printing

4. Full Analysis of the Stratasys and MakerBot 3D Printing Acquisition

3. Modibot Defeats All 3D Printed Action Heroes on Kickstarter

2. MakerBot Acquired by Stratasys for $403 Million

1. Buccaneer 3D Printer Closes Epic Kickstarter Campaign Raising $1.4 Million


Thanks for reading in June!