Tag: 3d printing

May 19, 2015

Blind Mom-to-be Gets 3D Printed Ultrasound So She Can Meet Her Baby Boy

Blind Mom-to-be Gets 3D Printed Ultrasound So She Can Meet Her Baby Boy

Expecting mother Tatiana lost her sight at 17. Watch as her doctor surprises her with a 3D printed ultrasound of her soon-to-be-born son, Murilo.

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Mar 13, 2015

Iron Man Delivers a Real Bionic Arm to 7 Year-Old Alex

Iron Man Delivers a Real Bionic Arm to 7 Year-Old Alex

Robert Downey Jr. and Albert Manero, the founder of Limbitless, surprise a very special child with a new bionic 3D printed arm at no cost to the family.

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Jan 18, 2015

3D Printed Fibonacci Zoetrope Sculptures by John Edmark

3D Printed Fibonacci Zoetrope Sculptures by John Edmark

John Edmark, an inventor/designer/artist that teaches design at Stanford, has created a series of 3D printed “Fibonacci Zoetrope” sculptures that come to life when spun under a strobe light or are captured by a video camera with a very fast shutter speed. In the hypnotic video above, the 3D printed sculptures are spinning at…

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Dec 17, 2014

Dog Without Front Limbs Get 3D Printed Legs, Runs for First Time Ever

Dog Without Front Limbs Get 3D Printed Legs, Runs for First Time Ever

See how unique, custom 3D printed prosthetics allow Derby—a dog born with deformed front legs—run for the very first time. For those that think Derby’s prosthetics seem too low, the team started this way to give him a chance to get used to his new legs. Luckily with 3D printing it’s easy to iterate…

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Aug 14, 2014

Artist 3D Prints Shells with Tiny Skylines for Hermit Crabs

Artist 3D Prints Shells with Tiny Skylines for Hermit Crabs

Artist Aki Inomata CT scanned a seashell that had been recently abandoned by a hermit crab to create a detailed, three-dimensional rendering of the interior of the shell. Armed with this prototype, Inomata created a series of 3D printed hermit shell crabs influenced by cities around the world including New York City and Santorini.…

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Aug 8, 2014

This is What a 3D Printed Saxophone Sounds Like

This is What a 3D Printed Saxophone Sounds Like

Olaf Diegel previews his incredible 3D printed alto sax design. The sax has 41 components excluding all the springs and screws. It is printed in nylon on a SLS machine and weighs less than a quarter of a real sax (575 grams vs 2.5 kg. A couple of the notes are slightly out of…

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Jun 25, 2014

3D Printed Sugar Cubes are Here

3D Printed Sugar Cubes are Here

Earlier this year, 3D Systems introduced their ChefJet series of kitchen-ready 3D printers for edibles. The first two printers in the series are the monochrome, countertop ChefJet 3D printer (8x8x6″) and the full-color, larger format ChefJet Pro 3D printer (10x14x8″). Both are expected to be available in the second half of 2014. ChefJet printable…

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May 19, 2014

This 3D Printed Flower Bouquet is Incredible

This 3D Printed Flower Bouquet is Incredible

“Mazzo di Fiori” is an incredible 3D printed flower bouquet by artist and inventor Joshua Harker. The 3D printed floral sculpture is made from 1,918,416 triangles and you can explore the complex 3D model here. For the last 18 months Harker has been developing a new 3D printing technology to usher in the next…

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Apr 30, 2014

This is the World’s Smallest 3D-Printing Pen

This is the World’s Smallest 3D-Printing Pen

The LIX 3D printing pen does not require paper as it enables you to doodle in the air. The pen functions similarly to 3D printers. It quickly melts and cools coloured plastic, letting you create rigid and freestanding structures. LIX is highly portable with its small size and a power…

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Apr 5, 2014

You Know Those ‘Tiny Planet’ Photos? This Guy Made a Video Version

You Know Those ‘Tiny Planet’ Photos? This Guy Made a Video Version

Using six GoPro cameras in a 3D printed mount, artist/photographer/filmmaker/journalist Jonas Ginter made this fantastic 360 degree spherical panorama video. While people have been making spherical panorama photos (commonly referred to as Tiny Planets) for years, this is the I’ve seen in video form. You can learn more about the project and the mount…

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