5 Reasons Why Metal 3d Printing Is Big And Getting Bigger

5 Reasons Why Metal 3d Printing Is Big And Getting Bigger

People ask me if and when 3D printing will become a method of mass production. As far as plastics go, I don’t know. For metals, though, it is a whole different story: it is already happening. Metal 3D printing technologies are evolving at breakneck speed, constantly increasing their size and velocity capabilities. One of the [...]Read More »
3D Printing Gives Precious Memories To The Blind

3D Printing Gives Precious Memories To The Blind

A visually impaired couple in Italy have turned to 3D printing to help bring the precious memories of their childhood back to life and effectively create a photo for the visually impaired. Most of us can simply look at old photos for a wave of nostalgia, but the visually impaired and the blind simply have [...]Read More »
3D Printing Set to Grow 25% Every Year

3D Printing Set to Grow 25% Every Year

The 3D printing market will continue its stratospheric rise and the market will expand by 25% each and every year until 2020, according to EY’s Global 3D Printing Report 2016. To compile the report, the company surveyed more than 900 decision makers in 12 countries and nine industries, covering both mature and emerging markets. It also [...]Read More »
Bushnell Verifies High Detail Optics Designs with 3D Systems ProJet MJP 2500

Bushnell Verifies High Detail Optics Designs with 3D Systems ProJet MJP 2500

When it comes to optics, looks can be deceiving. Hours upon hours of design, development and trial and error are poured into the final products Bushnell offers in the sporting goods aisle, from binoculars and rifle scopes to any of the other high quality visual aids the company produces. As a category leader for over 70 years, [...]Read More »
3D Printing Helps Drive Ingenuity and ROI at Hyde Park Partners

3D Printing Helps Drive Ingenuity and ROI at Hyde Park Partners

Product design firm uses Multi Jet, multi-material 3D printing to reduce product time-to-market by 50% and costs of prototypes by almost 99%   A 3D Systems ProJet MJP 2500 enables better design, faster time to market, reduced costs, and the ability to quickly translate customer input into physical reality Hyde Park Partners (HPP) in Charlotte, [...]Read More »
Rice Students Target Rate Of Cervical Cancer With 3d Printed Training Devices

Rice Students Target Rate Of Cervical Cancer With 3d Printed Training Devices

The Gyno-mite team of Rice University’s Oshman Engineering Design Kitchen (OEDK) are working on a project that could transform the lives of many women, and the people who depend on them, in low-income countries around the world. Using 3D printing, the team has developed a realistic kit to help train doctors to conduct cervical examinations. According to figures reported by [...]Read More »
Kindness, Surgical Skills and 3D Technologies Help Bring Back a Smile for Blessing Makwera

Kindness, Surgical Skills and 3D Technologies Help Bring Back a Smile for Blessing Makwera

3D Systems' Virtual Surgical Planning (VSP) services and SLA 3D printing deliver patient-specific surgical guides to allow treatment of Blessings Makwera, who needed critical facial reconstruction surgery 3D Systems' Virtual Surgical Planning services and SLA 3D printing deliver patient-specific surgical guides to allow treatment of Blessing Makwera, who needed critical facial reconstruction surgery It's easy to [...]Read More »
Innovative Surgery Guided by 3D Printing Alleviates Pain for Champion Sled Hockey Player

Innovative Surgery Guided by 3D Printing Alleviates Pain for Champion Sled Hockey Player

Firefly surgical technology in partnership with 3D Systems Healthcare and 3D printing delivers faster, simpler way to accurately place screws around critical areas during surgery. When Mark Weimer emerged from the fog of pain medication after major spinal surgery, he didn't think about how he was feeling. He thought about what he wasn't feeling: the [...]Read More »
3D Systems’ ProJet Changes the Face of Stop-Motion Animation

3D Systems’ ProJet Changes the Face of Stop-Motion Animation

By Brian McLean - If you’ve ever wondered how much work goes into creating a 3D animation production, the answer is “a lot, a lot” – especially if the work in question relies on the technique known as stop-motion. Stop-motion animation requires animators to capture each individual manipulation of a modeled character to piece together [...]Read More »