US Navy reveals plans to use a blockchain to control its 3D printers The U.S Department of the Navy (DoN) has revealed plans to use a blockchain to control its 3D printers. The U.S Navy is increasing its implementation of 3D printing and earlier this year ordered its first Concept Laser metal 3D printer and also recently produced… [read more]
Can MES software significantly transform Additive Manufacturing design? In the world of advanced manufacturing, the term MES to describe software based Manufacturing Execution Systems is already fairly common. However, it is only now beginning to be introduced to AM, leading us to coin a new “AMES” (Additive Manufacturing Execution Systems) acronym. This is occurring now… [read more]
Prospective Alliance Partnership to help companies implement additive manufacturing in industrial applications Dassault Systèmes the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, world leader in 3D design software, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, and Sogeti High Tech, a subsidiary of Capgemini Group dedicated to industrial engineering and technological innovation, today announced that they have entered into… [read more]
Tikcit is registration platform partner of 3D Printing Design & Engineering conference,wich took place on May 24, 2016 at Designhuis in Eindhoven, The Netherlands. About Tikcit Organising an event implies many issues, from ticketing to e-payments, from statistics to ordering supplies, from surveys to social media and many many more. Tikcit is the platform to… [read more]
Octobot is the first autonomous, entirely soft robot. Powered by a chemical reaction controlled by microfluidics, 3D-printed ‘octobot’ has no electronics. A team of Harvard University researchers with expertise in 3D printing, mechanical engineering, and microfluidics has demonstrated the first autonomous, untethered, entirely soft robot. This small, 3D-printed robot — nicknamed the octobot — could… [read more]
Expansion of 3D printing operations planned by UPS (United Parcel Service). They plan to expand its 3D printing service to Asia and Europe, the U.S. shipping company has told Reuters, in a bid to fully embrace and get ahead of a trend that threatens to eat away a small but lucrative part of its business…. [read more]
3D printing brings video game characters to life. More fun, improved digital literacy skills, and a better mix between ‘old-school’ playing and online games. According to researchers from KU Leuven and iMinds, toys that combine online and offline elements offer many exciting possibilities for young children – and their parents.
According to the CEO of 3DPrinterOS.
You may have heard of 3D-printing pens before: devices like the 3Doodler which turn plastic filaments into a gel that hardens in the air — letting users create impressive freehand sculptures in the process.