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Yesterday news broke that Katy Perry* (among other things, the intended star of the 2015 Super Bowl Halftime Show) demanded that the 3D printing website Shapeways stop selling a model of Left Shark (perhaps the actual star of the Super Bowl Halftime Show). The letter to Shapeways came on fancy... Read more »

3D render of Moses courtesy Jerry Fisher

  Late last year we highlighted the fantastic work that the Cooper Hewitt Museum is doing to set an example for how museums and other cultural institutions can make high quality 3D scans available to the public. Unfortunately, just as long summer days must turn to cold winter nights, we... Read more »

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The long running patent infringement lawsuit between 3D Systems and Formlabs is over. The two sides settled, agreeing to dismiss all claims and counterclaims and for each side to pay its own legal costs. Additionally, Formlabs will pay 3D Systems an 8% royalty on Formlabs sales. This development brings to... Read more »

Photo: Kent Wang

  Recently, the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum released detailed 3D scan data for its home. And it has a pretty nice home. The museum, which is located in Manhattan and is dedicated to historic and contemporary design, is housed in the former mansion of Andrew Carnegie. Built around the turn of the... Read more »

DJI Phanton Quadcopter. Image from flickr user Adam Meek.

Public Knowledge's Michael Weinberg translates the key legal principles regarding digital files, 3D printing, and intellectual property and breaks it down from a US legal perspective. Read more »

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The thing about a big disruptive technology is that it disrupts some people who like the way things are. And, eventually, every big disruption starts to catch the attention of the government. Read more »

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Unrestricted 3D scans from Uncle Sam. The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy has released a memorandum directing federal agencies to develop a plan in the next six months to make their scientific collections publicly available. It's the first step towards creating a central repository of all of... Read more »