3D Printing

Latest

Builders beware, now you can 3D print a whole house

Builders beware, now you can 3D print a whole house

By 19 January 2015

The future of 3D printing could see homes sprayed out from nozzles if China's latest creation is anything to go by. Both a mansion and a tower block have been 3D printed in Suzhou, eastern China. The 3D printed structures were created as a proof of concept... >>

Intel Smart Spider Dress is not only scary but it intelligently defends its wearer

Intel Smart Spider Dress is not only scary but it intelligently defends its wearer

By 8 January 2015

Well if this isn't the scariest wearable smart clothing you've seen we can't imagine what is. The Smart Spider Dress is a collaboration between Intel, using the Edison system, and experimental designer Anouk Wipprecht. The Smart Spider Dress isn't simply... >>

MakerBot now lets you fake 3D print wood, metal, and stone

MakerBot now lets you fake 3D print wood, metal, and stone

By 7 January 2015

3D printing has been limited to basic plastics for home users until now. MakerBot has revealed new fake wood, metal and stone materials that can be printed to imitate the materials using plastic. MakerBot says that the wood effect material is so effective... >>

Voxel8 will print an entire drone, or anything with electronics, from scratch

Voxel8 will print an entire drone, or anything with electronics, from scratch

By 5 January 2015

You'll remember this day when your grandkids are 3D printing everything from food to clothes. It's the day the Voxel8 was announced as the world's first 3D printer capable of printing both plastic and electronics. The Voxel8 is able to print off an entire... >>

Best 3D prints: The crazy and coolest things people have printed

Best 3D prints: The crazy and coolest things people have printed

By 10 December 2014

The world of 3D printing is well and truly here with printers in homes, online stores and even supermarkets offering 3D printing services. The result is all manner of weird and wonderful 3D printed objects. In the home people can download or design files... >>

3D LED printer makes Google Glass-like contact lens with built-in display possible

3D LED printer makes Google Glass-like contact lens with built-in display possible

By 28 November 2014

Researchers at the University of Washington just announced something new they have been developing: a contact lens with a built-in LED display. Consider this contact lens a prototype, because it can only display one pixel of information at the moment,... >>

How Pocket-lint embraced 3D printing for its Gadget Awards trophies this year

How Pocket-lint embraced 3D printing for its Gadget Awards trophies this year

By 28 November 2014

Pocket-lint is all about the latest technology so it seemed fitting to award the best gadgets in their fields with a cutting-edge award. So we enlisted the help of 3D printing specialist MakerBot to help us create totally original designs for the Pocket-lint... >>

Metal 3D printing at home is here at last thanks to the 3D Welder

Metal 3D printing at home is here at last thanks to the 3D Welder

By 18 November 2014

3D printing is exciting and will change the world, but not in its current state where only plastic can be printed at home. That's why the 3D Welder is an exciting project, able to 3D print metal. A team of students from the Delft University of Technology... >>

Would you let a 3D printer tattoo you? That’s now an option

Would you let a 3D printer tattoo you? That’s now an option

By 6 November 2014

If the thought of robots permanently marking your body is too much to imagine stop reading now. A 3D printer has been hacked to ink tattoos onto people and it was done using a printer you can buy. Appropriate Audiences is a French company which hacked... >>

MakerBot 3D printers coming to more UK schools to enhance education

MakerBot 3D printers coming to more UK schools to enhance education

By 30 September 2014

MakerBot, the 3D printing company that was bought by Stratasys for $403 million last year, is going big on 3D printing in UK schools. In an interview with company CEO, Jenny Lawton, Pocket-lint was exclusively told that next year MakerBot would have... >>


>