3D Printing Month. Why Does 3D Printing Matter? Cubify - Express Yourself in 3D. Express Yourself in 3D. 3-D printing: Wave of the future. 3-D printing: Wave of the future If you’ve been wondering about 3-D printing, it’s probably for the same reason we are.
On May 17, we learned that surgeons had placed a life-saving support — built on a 3-D printer — into the airway of Kaiba Gionfriddo. Credit: The Why Files Alejandro Roldan of the University of Wisconsin-Madison holds a printed, 3-D model of a heart against its computer design, which was based on a patient’s MRI scan. The system, still under development, could be used to guide surgery to repair defective organs. Kaiba was an emergency case: Every day, his breathing stopped when his airway collapsed. That welcome news came just three days after Forbes reported widespread interest in a handgun printed with similar technology. A 3-D printer builds up objects layer by layer, using various methods to deposit and harden the “ink” where it is needed.
On February 9, 2012, the splint was sewn around Kaiba’s airway to expand it and serve as a skeleton for proper growth. Summing up. 3D Printing Droplet Networks. Peter Rothman Oxford University scientists have demonstrated a custom-built programmable 3D printer which can create materials with several of the properties of living tissues.
The new type of material consists of thousands of connected water droplets, encapsulated within lipid films, which can perform some of the functions of the cells inside our bodies. These printed 'droplet networks' could be the building blocks of a new kind of technology for delivering drugs and potentially one day replacing or interfacing with damaged human tissues. Because these droplet networks are entirely synthetic, have no genome and do not replicate, they avoid some of the problems associated with other approaches to creating artificial tissues – such as those that use stem cells. The Peachy Printer - The First $100 3D Printer & Scanner! by Rinnovated Design — Kickstarter - Nightly.
Below is a detailed video explaining how the Peachy Printer works through explanation and demonstration!
The peachy printer is a Photolithographic printer. That means it uses a controlled beam of light to cure light sensitive resin into hard objects. The peachy moves a laser beam along the X and Y axes to create the shape of the object, while using a drip system to control the level of the resin on the Z axis which determines the height of the object. Got a Kinect and a laptop? Get ready to 3D print. Volumental's vision is to be able to 3D print more or less anything you can see Image Gallery (7 images) Scanning and 3D printing an object could become much simpler if 3D printing company Volumental is successful in crowdfunding the development of a web app which would allow users to scan and print 3D objects using nothing more than a Kinect sensor and a web browser.
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SCAN 3D. Hypr3D. 3D Printing Moving Parts Fully Assembled - 28-Geared Cube. Researchers develop 3D-printed flying drones capable of self-assembly. News: a research team in Zürich has created a flock of helicopter robots that can detect each others' positions and join together to create a larger flying machine.
The Distributed Flight Array (DFA) has been developed by a team of researchers at the Institute for Dynamic Systems and Control (IDSC) at ETH Zürich university in Switzerland. Each robot has a 3D-printed hexagonal plastic chassis with magnets fixed to the sides of the frame and a single propeller fitted in the middle. Independently, the honeycomb-shaped robots fly in an erratic and uncontrolled way. However, the robots are able to detect each other, link to form a bigger craft and then fly in a controlled manner as a single unit. The task of keeping the multi-propeller system in flight is distributed across the network of vehicles. Each independent module exchanges information with the others and uses sensors to determine how much thrust it needs for the array to take off and maintain flight. Poppy, le plus français des robots à la disposition de tous. Imaginez un robot à votre disposition, prêt à faire n’importe quoi pour vous, même à danser pour vous divertir.
Eh bien votre souhait est exaucé, Poppy, ce petit robot humanoïde français est performant dans tous les domaines. Découvrez dès maintenant, les caractéristiques surprenantes de ce robot made in France. Poppy est le fruit d’une collaboration entre le Flower Lab de l’INRIA à Bordeaux et la grande école de l’ENSTA ParisTech qui ont allié leurs connaissances pour créer cette innovation. 3D Printing Technology Poised for New Industrial Revolution. When the TV series Star Trek first brought the starship Enterprise into German living rooms, the concept of a replicator was pure science fiction, a fantastical utopian vision we might experience one day centuries in the future.
Replicators, something of a mixture between computer and miniature factory, were capable of creating food and replacement parts from next to nothing. They were highly practical devices, since Captain Kirk couldn't exactly take along a lot of supplies for his journeys through outer space. That futuristic vision, though, has receded far into the past -- overtaken by the present. The real-world replicator-like technology poised to revolutionize the world is known as 3-D printing, though that term is misleading, since the process has little to do with printing. The maker movement isn’t just for hackers anymore. “I’ve always done a certain amount of work with my hands, but my whole career was in software.”
Rich Pekelney (pictured above) is standing in front of one of many mammoth machines in San Francisco’s TechShop, a DIY paradise full of industrial equipment for makers of all kinds. The space is intimidating at first glance. Loud mechanisms tower and sprawl around the workshop’s several stories; people in welding masks and heavy protective gloves quietly bustle from one corner to another. The Achilles’ Heel of 3D Printing. We think we know what makes things expensive to make We’ve all got a surprisingly clear idea of exactly what it is that makes something really difficult and hideously expensive to produce: serious complexity.
The cost of just about everything we make goes up exponentially as the physical functionality of its innards gets more sophisticated (big things containing motors and gears, for example, are rarely ‘as cheap as chips’: even silicon chips are only cheap because, despite their enormous complexity, we can and do make them in enormous quantities). But there’s an exception In 3D printing, our whole intuitive concept of ‘cost related to complexity’ is turned on its head. The cost of creating things using a 3D printer ‘goes down with complexity’: the more complex the item being printed, the less it costs to print it. DIY BioPrinter, une imprimante 3D biologique à la maison « MakingSociety. Engineering 3D-printed stem cells. Inside the stem cell printer. While much has been said on the topic of 3D printing within the context of the maker movement, it is in the medical world where arguably the most important advances are being made.
Scientists at the Heriot-Watt University in Scotland have recently proven they can print human embryonic stem cells, a breakthrough which has the potential to revolutionise organ replacement in the coming years. The printer is able to print clusters of the embryonic stem cells delicately enough that they don’t get harmed in the process – this is done by using a series of microvalves. The Most Incredible 3-D Printed Things We’ve Ever Seen ⚙ Co. The levees have broken for 3-D printing, and the resulting deluge of printing-concepts-on-the-cheap is flowing faster than we can gather. The best of these rise to the surface for their innovating predictions of a faster/safer/healthier future. A Robotic Hand That Doesn’t Cost An Arm And A Leg Teen engineer Easton LaChappelle created his first robotic hand out of Legos, fishing wire, and surgical tubing--a feat that earned him 3rd place at the Colorado Science Fair. Apres l'imprimante 3D, l'imprimante biologique.. Une machine à téléporter la vie ?
Il a déchiffré le génome humain, crée le premier être de synthèse – une bactérie – il se prépare désormais à « téléporter la vie ». S’il y a bien un homme qui joue à se prendre pour Dieu, c’est Craig Venter. Ce chercheur controversé planche aujourd’hui sur un « convertisseur biologique digital » qui devrait permettre de télécharger des séquences d’ADN numérisées pour synthétiser artificiellement virus, protéines, et même cellules vivantes.
Plutôt que d’aller en pharmacie chercher ses antibiotiques, pourrons-nous un jour « imprimer » directement nosantibiotiques depuis chez nous ? Could This Be the 3D-Printed Cast of the Future? Jul 7, 2013 Jake Evill wants to use 3D printing to revolutionize the way we treat fractured bones. Instead of the typical bulky, itchy and smelly plaster or fiberglass casts we use today; Evill is proposing a custom, 3D-printed, lightweight, ventilated, thin, recyclable and washable design. Jake is a recent graduate from the Architecture and design faculty at the Victoria University of Wellington. Firefighting Robot Paints 3D Thermal Imaging Picture for Rescuers. Engineers in the Coordinated Robotics Lab at the University of California, San Diego, have developed new image processing techniques for rapid exploration and characterization of structural fires by small Segway-like robotic vehicles.
A sophisticated on-board software system takes the thermal data recorded by the robot’s small infrared camera and maps it onto a 3D scene constructed from the images taken by a pair of stereo RGB cameras. This allows small mobile robotic vehicles to create a virtual reality picture that includes a 3D map and temperature data that can be used immediately by first responders as the robot drives through a building on fire. The research is part of a plan to develop novel robotic scouts that can help firefighters to assist in residential and commercial blazes. Researchers will present their results at the International Conference on Robotics and Automation to be held from May 31 to June 5, 2014, in Hong Kong. Computer scientists in Prof.
World's First 3D-Printed Architecture by Smith. Bryan Allen and Stephanie Smith of Smith Allen Studio may have created the world’s first 3D-printed architecture with their Echoviren structure. Made of assembled 3D-printed bricks, Echoviren was a site responsive, 3D printed architectural installation as part of the Project 387 Residency. The building was assembled deep in the heart of a redwood forest.
Spanning 10x10x8 feet, Echoviren is a translucent white structure that pops out in the natural forest environment, but when inside, its frame makes your eye go up, up high to the canopy of the forest. Echoviren was fabricated, printed, and assembled on site by the designers and the structure was assembled utilizing a paneled snap fit connection to create a smooth surface. The Printer That Can Print A 2,500 Square Foot House In 20 Hours. We have seen huge advancements in 3D printing.
We’ve even seen oversized wrenches printed that measure 1.2 meters in length. Now, we can print an entire 2,500 sqft house in 20 hours. In the TED Talk video below, Behrokh Khoshnevis, a professor of Industrial & Systems Engineering at the University of Southern California (USC), demonstrates automated construction, using 3D printers to build an entire house in 20 hours. In manufacturing we use a process called CAD/CAM (computer-aided design / computer-aided manufacturing). 3D models are designed on a computer and then manufactured using CNC Machines or 3D printers. The design is manufactured into a physical object automatically, with instruction from 3D computer model to physical object without human interface. SolarSinter : markus kayser. Solar Sinter 2011. Solar Sinter Project: 3D Printing with Sunlight and Sand.
The audacious plan to end hunger with 3-D printed food - Quartz. Uber is slavery…Uber will add to traffic congestion…Uber destroys the savings of cab drivers… Hold the litany. Is this the incumbency speaking? And my name isn’t Marie Antoinette. I might get in trouble for this, but I’d like to add a drop of customer experience into the boiling broth of opinions about Uber. This Mind-Controlled 3-D Printer Generates Creatures From Your Kid's Brainwaves. When Bryan Salt, a creative director from the U.K., was a kid, he would dream "of a machine that could create real objects from thought alone: to imagine a thing and it would appear in front of me ready made. " Two Makers Come Together To Make A Robotic Hand For A Boy In South Africa.
Two makers on opposite ends of the globe, Ivan Owen in Bellingham, Washington and Richard Van As in South Africa, teamed up to build a custom robotic hand and publish it on Thingiverse. The best part? They built it for Liam, a five-year-old South African boy who was born without fingers on his right hand, by collaborating online between continents. The pair met when Van As discovered Owen’s hand-made prosthetic prop hand he built for a convention. 3-D Printer Brings Dexterity To Children With No Fingers : Shots - Health News. Hide caption One version of the Robohand includes 3-D printed parts assembled with metal hardware.
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