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Tag: 3d Printing

Hershey’s and 3DSystems to Offer 3D Printers for Chocolate

Hershey’s and 3DSystems to Offer 3D Printers for Chocolate
Chocolate. It may arguably be better than bacon. And today we have some important chocolate news. Hershey has just announced a partnership with 3DSystems to produce a 3D printer that prints in chocolate. Imagine chocolate shaped like anything, maybe even with a hollow caramel maze inside or something.

Hero Forge Tabletop Miniature 3D Printing Service: Character Creation Tool

Hero Forge Tabletop Miniature 3D Printing Service: Character Creation Tool
Miniatures and figurines are some of the best aspects of tabletop gaming. But if you’re playing a tabletop RPG, you might not be satisfied with the figurines that come with your game or even the ones you can buy online.

Blokify 3D Modeling App for iOS: Minecraft Without Steve

Blokify 3D Modeling App for iOS: Minecraft Without Steve
There’s already a Minecraft port for iOS devices, but a new iOS app called Blokify takes the addictive building mechanic of Mojang’s hit game and makes it much easier to get into. Blokify uses simple touch controls and easy access to different cubes, without the hassles of keeping an avatar alive.

Deltaprintr 3D Printer Extrudes Simplicity

Deltaprintr 3D Printer Extrudes Simplicity
Even though 3D printing is still a young technology, customers already have a lot of brands and types of 3D printers to choose from. The founders of Deltaprintr hope to set their device apart by coming up with a great balance of simplicity, efficiency, quality and affordability.

3D Printed Jumbo LEGO Minifigs: Children of the Corn Starch

3D Printed Jumbo LEGO Minifigs: Children of the Corn Starch
LEGO opened Cuusoo to let fans pitch ideas for play sets. But if you have a 3D printer, you don’t have to wait and beg for a minifig of your favorite character. Just do what Michael “Skimbal” Curry did and make the minifigs yourself.

Solidator 3D Printer Prints Large Objects and Does it Fast

Solidator 3D Printer Prints Large Objects and Does it Fast
Two of the biggest challenges with today’s desktop 3D printers are that they 1) don’t print very large objects and 2) are painfully slow. The Solidator 3D printer aims to change both of those things, in a printer that costs less than $5,000.

The Desktop Manufacturing Revolution

The Desktop Manufacturing Revolution
Perhaps the most exciting area of technological growth for the early 21st century is in the realm of machines which make it fast, inexpensive and easy for anyone to create physical objects. Devices such as 3D printers, laser cutters, tabletop milling machines and other computer-controlled manufacturing tools are now within reach of small business entrepreneurs and hobbyists, and are headed towards the consumer market as well.

Kinematics App Lets You 3D Print Complex Flexible Objects: Tesselator

Kinematics App Lets You 3D Print Complex Flexible Objects: Tesselator
3D printed objects are usually rigid, or at least made of parts that were printed separately. This makes it time-consuming if not outright impossible to print large objects or ones that need to be flexible or adjustable.

Foodini Home Food 3D Printer: Downloadable Delectibles

Foodini Home Food 3D Printer: Downloadable Delectibles
We’ve seen a variety of 3D printers designed to make food, but most of them either make only one kind of food or are designed for professional use, like serving astronauts in space. A company called Natural Machines is working on a food printer that will be easy enough for ordinary people to use and will be able to make a variety of dishes.

Shapify.me Lets You Use Your Kinect to Take 3D Selfies

Shapify.me Lets You Use Your Kinect to Take 3D Selfies
Earlier this year we learned about Twinkind, a 3D printing shop that makes personalized figurines. Its products are highly detailed, but it has two drawbacks: the figurines are expensive and you have to go to Germany to be scanned.

Harvard Materials Scientists Invents 3D Printing Tech for Batteries

Harvard Materials Scientists Invents 3D Printing Tech for Batteries
A materials scientist from Harvard University named Jennifer Lewis and her team have invented a new ink and printing process that allows or the manufacture of 3D printed batteries at room temperature. The scientists say that the tech is still at an early stage, but shows promise.

Mini Xbox One 3D Printed Model: Xbox 0.1

Mini Xbox One 3D Printed Model: Xbox 0.1
Dave Nunez loves to make tiny 3D printed models of video game consoles and computers. His latest mini gaming machine is based on none other than Microsoft’s latest and hugest, the Xbox One. It’s so tiny I don’t think a penny can fit into its disc slot – though a dime might.

3D Printed & Motion-Activated Iron Man Helmet: Nod On, Nod Off

3D Printed & Motion-Activated Iron Man Helmet: Nod On, Nod Off
A couple of years ago we checked out Ryan Brooks’ replica of Tony Stark’s briefcase suit from Iron Man 2. While the suit did transform and was wearable, it basically looked less like a briefcase and more of a pile of armor squished together.

EX¹ 3D Prints Circuit Boards: Rapidest Prototyping

EX¹ 3D Prints Circuit Boards: Rapidest Prototyping
Last year we found out about a new material that could be used with 3D printers to make simple electronic sensors. If that tinkled the tinkerer in you, wait ’til you see the EX¹ 3D printer.

Vader 3D Printer Outputs Molten Metal

Vader 3D Printer Outputs Molten Metal
I’m a big fan of the whole 3D printing phenomenon, and really excited about the rapid development and growth of the technology. While most 3D printers work on the same principal – a moving print head that melts plastic – the Vader printer will be able to print using metal.

3D Printed Disposable Underwear: Why Sew When You Can Print?

3D Printed Disposable Underwear: Why Sew When You Can Print?
An English company called Tamicare is gearing up to make disposable underwear using 3D printers. While we’ve seen 3D printed clothing before, that example was made of nylon mesh. Tamicare on the other hand claims that its underwear will feel just like woven fabric, thanks to its Cosyflex printing technology.