Project Blue Sky lets people get close to 3D printing

3D printing is we are being told going to change the way we live but relatively few people realize the technology exists or at least don’t know how far it has developed unless they are involved in related industries. Those people visiting the Burning Man festival in Nevada this year though will get a prime … Read more

The arrival of Print on Demand, for 3D printing

Those futurists and 3D printing enthusiasts that have commented on the future of 3D printing have often said that there are two things holding the technology back: one is cost that is constantly coming down already. The other thing is developing an affordable 3D printing service that can print in different materials so that completed … Read more

3D systems announce 2012 second quarter results

3D systems are just one 3D printing company whose results show just how fast the technology is growing. The 2nd Quarter results for 3D Systems showed a massive 53{ed34752d3d9237811f2899a265685e36705e4e86722207f201c96dd1cfc4a167} increase over the same period for 2012 for revenues now up to $83.6 million for the 3D printing equipment manufacturer. Second quarter gross profits grew even … Read more

3D Printing End Products: a Reality Yet?

3D printing owes its existence to rapid prototyping and is now an established and essential part of that industry 3D printing though is now expected to move on and become a revolutionary technology for the manufacturing industry with many comparing it to the first use of printing presses in terms of the impact it could … Read more

3D Printing Brings Characters to Life in New Film

Stop motion is seen as a little old fashioned and perhaps quaint giving films and TV shows a more traditional feel than the 3D animation that has largely taken over as well as more of a feeling of realism. Laika studios though, who are an animation studio specializing in stop motion, are going high tech … Read more