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  • May 12, 2014
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    3D printing's fate according to a Technology Futurist 4

    I recently had an exchange with Jordan Brandt, a Technology Futurist at Autodesk, about 3D printing. "3D printing is for the last mile of factory automation — so in the next couple of years, expect additive mass-production methods to increase factory automation and product customization," predicts Brandt....More
  • Dec 20, 2013
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    How I 3D printed my face onto a sphinx, and how you can too 2

    Our office just got our grubby little collective hands on an Afinia H-Series 3D printer. Naturally, the only choice I had was to immediately stop editing articles and monkey around with it to create a goofy statue of myself....More
  • Nov 19, 2013
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    Does this $59 3D-printed figurine make me look fat?

    Artec Group now offers an online service at the website that lets you make accurate figurines of yourself and others. It uses a commercial 3D body sensor sold for use with the popular Xbox 360 gaming console to scope out your body and make a virtual 3D model of you....More
  • Oct 31, 2013
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    How Maker Geeks celebrate Halloween

    What do 100 Maker Geeks do on Oct. 31?...More
  • Oct 25, 2013
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    Cali dreamin' of 3D printing

    Now at one of the few independent architecture schools in the U.S., a new Robot House equipped with four robots is giving students and researchers an environment to emulate, simulate, and animate designs with computational geometry and fabrication logistics....More
  • Sep 26, 2013
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    Huge backing for $100 3D printer, but remember caveats 4

    One new 3D printer approaches additive manufacturing in a whole new way. Called the Peachy Printer, the machine moves a laser beam in X and Y directions to cure a fluid resin (by photolithography) but moves the laser around the X and Y with a command signal in the form of an audio stream. Just remember that this is a prototype-level machine....More
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