Google Awards $600,000 For 3D Printed Prosthetics

Google Awards $600,000 For 3D Printed Prosthetics

In the universe of 3D printing, one star shines particularly bright. The organization named e-NABLE has set out to harness the multitudes of home 3d printers to create customized and cheap prosthesis for children.  We’ve covered them on many occasions, and it would appear that Google has also taken note.... Read more »

By , 05/27/2015 @ 6:50 am

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MIT to Offer Course in Rapid Prototyping

MIT to Offer Course in Rapid Prototyping

This summer, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology will begin offering a rapid prototyping continuing education course. During the course, which is suitable for a general audience, students will learn about a number of prototyping techniques, design components in a group setting, and then fabricate those parts during lab time. “With... Read more »

By , 05/19/2015 @ 1:12 pm

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A Visually Impaired Mother Sees Her Ultrasound Thanks to 3D Printing

A Visually Impaired Mother Sees Her Ultrasound Thanks to 3D Printing

A Huggies-sponsored clip showing visually impaired mother-to-be Tatiana Guerra as she “sees” her unborn child for the first time with a 3D printed ultrasound has racked up nearly 10 million views on YouTube. A São Paulo-based digital production outfit known as “The Goodfellas” produced the print. Using a special file extension available... Read more »

By , 05/17/2015 @ 4:54 pm

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Last Chance to Vote in the Pitch Your Prototype Challenge

Last Chance to Vote in the Pitch Your Prototype Challenge

Voting in the Pitch Your Prototype challenge (a contest organized by Make: and Cornell University in which the winning individual or team will take home $5,000 to continue development of their prototype) will close at midnight on Monday. To cast your vote, look at the full gallery of submissions, and read the rules to... Read more »

By , 05/17/2015 @ 9:40 am

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Arduino Announces New Brand, Genuino, Manufacturing Partnership with Adafruit

Arduino Announces New Brand, Genuino, Manufacturing Partnership with Adafruit

Through a U.S. manufacturing partnership with Adafruit and the launch of a new global sister brand called Genuino, Arduino.cc today announces a couple of big moves that address the manufacturing challenges that have emerged for the company over the past few months. Much of 2015 has seen the open-source board... Read more »

By , 05/16/2015 @ 1:09 pm

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Thud Rumble demo sensor turntable

Thud Rumble Demos Intel-based DJ Hardware at MakerCon

During Wednesday’s closing talk at San Francisco’s MakerCon, members of Thud Rumble demonstrated a suite of digital DJ tools developed in collaboration with Intel and their Edison platform. Thud Rumble co-founder Ritchie “YogaFrog” Desuasido preceded the demo with a talk about the evolution of DJ technology from record crates, to... Read more »

By , 05/15/2015 @ 9:23 am

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