3D printing ‘bigger than internet’

Its proponents say it’s the next disruptive technology with the potential to significantly change the landscape of a number of industries. Peter Marsh, talks to one such supporter – Abe Reichental, chief executive of US-based 3D Systems – to find out how 3D printing works and how big a game-changer it’s is likely to be. […]

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Autodesk Simulation DFM 2013

Autodesk Simulation DFM is design for manufacturing simulation software that helps product designers create digital prototypes with manufacturability in mind. Simulation DFM works within your 3D CAD system to provide directional feedback on manufacturability, costs, and sustainability as you design plastic parts.

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Video: Medical Science – 3D Nano-Printing the Next Big Thing in Bio-Tech for Human Body

The speedy creation of replica human body parts and organs seems far fetched but a team of scientists in Austria have demonstrated the ease with which it could be done. Using advanced 3D printing methods, the researchers are creating nano-sized sculptures to demonstrate the technology’s potential in bio-medical science.

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