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Additive Manufacturing Technologies. Comparatif 3D printers. Drones At Home — How to print a drone in 5 easy steps. 3D news. 3D Print Events. Amazon se met à l’impression 3D. L'impression 3D made in France par Phidias Technologies et Groupe Gorgé. The 3Doodler.

Api. Possible business models Depending on your preferred business model, i.materialise offers a choice of APIs appropriate for you.

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The range of possible business models extends between the following two options: the redirecting business model: your app/site uploads the model to the 3D printlab and your customer is redirected to the i.materialise website where they will proceed with the order. The primary API to use in this model is the ‘3D printlab connection’ API. This model requires minimal development work. Getting access Most APIs require an API Code and a tool ID. The API Code and tool ID are provided by i.materialise after verifying your business needs. The API Code and tool ID need to be coupled to a registered i.materialise account.

Leblox.com. Tinkercad - Mind to design in minutes. DEFCAD. Next Year's 3-D Printers Promise Big Things — Really Big Things. Shapeways - Make & Share Your Products with 3D Printing. Top CAD Experts updates. 7 TED Talks on the wonder of 3D printing. From ordering movie tickets to booking a dentist appointment, mobile and web apps have made the tasks of daily life easier.

7 TED Talks on the wonder of 3D printing

But there are some things that an app can’t do. Standing in line at the pharmacy is one of them. Guide to Open Source and Linux-Compatible 3D Printers (Linux.com) Movie Props, Costumes and Scale Models. The Secret to High-Tech Armor in "Iron Man 2": 3D Printing on Demand. Share on Tumblr Email Bruce Wayne had to sweet-talk Morgan Freeman into girding his Bat-loins with heavy Bat-artillery, but Tony Stark, an engineering virtuoso himself, cajoled not a soul. In a case of life imitating art, the production team behind Stark’s iconic body armor relied on neither CGI nor gadget-minded elder statesmen, but a bleeding-edge prototyping technology commonly known as 3D printing. Legacy Effects , the film’s production company, fashioned Iron Man’s suit (and the one worn by his super-foe Whiplash) with a 3D printer by Objet Geometries . The printer uses an ink cartridge of powdered plastic to print an ultra-thin layer, which is then “cured” using ultraviolet light and swabbed with paint as a finishing touch.

The printer uses an ink cartridge of powdered plastic to print an ultra-thin layer that is “cured” using UV light. Legacy Effects scanned Robert Downey Jr.’s hands to create flexible gauntlets no thicker than a dime. GitHub Codes Up Computer-Less 3-D Printer Software. “Make Me” frees users from using dedicated computers with their 3-D printers.

GitHub Codes Up Computer-Less 3-D Printer Software

Photo: Courtesy GitHub GitHub, the popular and well-funded version-control company, is entering the 3-D printing market. They aren’t jumping into the world of hardware (not yet at least), but instead are automating tedious workflow issues, namely printing parts without leaving a laptop tethered to the 3-D printer for hours at a time. Their solution, called Make Me, allows users to push files to the MakerBot via HTTP and monitor the build process via webcam. It’s a small feature, but valuable for environments where multiple users are keen to make use of a shared resource. The tool itself is a handy utility, but it also helps illuminate GitHub’s corporate culture.

SketchUp. 3D Design Software 101. 3D Design Software 101 While MakerBot operators are more than happy to print the tens of thousands of incredible objects posted to Thingiverse, eventually many want to get started designing models of their own.

3D Design Software 101

Your mission: to create a solid, manifold (watertight) STL-formatted file for importing into MakerWare or ReplicatorG. STL is the most widely used format for stereolithographic CAD files, so the design application options are vast. ReplicatorG also offers experimental file import capability for OBJ and Collada, two other widely used formats, although the files are then converted to STL, and MakerWare supports OBJ as well as STL. You can also download 3D swiss army knife tools like MeshLab and netfabb Studio Basic, which can open dozens of different file formats and export them as binary or ASCII STL files, opening up even more models to ReplicatorG. Choosing your Hammer. EOS Imaging, la pépite de l'année 2012. Introduction en Bourse, implantation en Asie, déploiement de sa force commerciale : en 2012, la PME parisienne a repoussé les frontières de l'imagerie médicale.

EOS Imaging, la pépite de l'année 2012

3D Haptic Design, Imaging and Metrology software. Microsoft Windows 8.1 “Blue” to Support 3D Printing. Microsoft Corp. this week announced that the Windows 8.1 update will have built-in support for 3D printing, making a 3D object on a PC will be as easy as writing a document in Word and sending it to print.

Microsoft Windows 8.1 “Blue” to Support 3D Printing

With the new 3D printing support in Windows 8.1, thousands of app builders and device manufacturers can create easy-to-use 3D print experiences. 3D printing has been used for many years by car manufacturers, aerospace companies, toymakers, and a wide variety of large companies, including Microsoft, to rapidly make prototypes. It enables manufacturers to model an object on a computer and print it using a variety of materials, from plastic to metal. And recently, the popularity of 3D printing has exploded among the Maker community, do-it-yourself hobbyists, inventors, and design enthusiasts, who are making everything from jewelry and purses to robotics components and games. 10 Cool 3D Printing Startups. Printing electronic sensors using low-cost 3D printers. Nov.22, 2012 The University of Warwick researchers have created a simple and inexpensive conductive plastic composite that can be used to produce electronic devices using the latest generation of low-cost 3D printers designed for use by hobbyists and even in the home.

Printing electronic sensors using low-cost 3D printers

(Image credit: The University of Warwick) The material, nicknamed 'carbomorph', enables users to lay down electronic tracks and sensors as part of a 3D printed structure – allowing the printer to create touch-sensitive areas for example, which can then be connected to a simple electronic circuit board. So far the team has used the material to print objects with embedded flex sensors or with touch-sensitive buttons such as computer game controllers or a mug which can tell how full it is. Characterisation of the conductive composite material produced. From toys to cars - what will you make on a 3D printer? 3D Printing in F1 — 3DPI Talks to Robert Fernley from the Sahara Force India Team. Best of 2012: 3D Printed Objects. Two thousand and twelve will probably be remembered as the year 3D printing broke into the mainstream.

Best of 2012: 3D Printed Objects

While 3D printers don’t yet compete with toasters or DVD players in the home, the dam on the consumer market has been breached as the number of lower priced, easy-to-use models–and those who use them–grows. Part of this trend surely comes from the ever-expanding catalog of 3D printed objects, from the useful to the fanciful. Printing chess pieces and busts of Stephen Colbert is nice, but the range of what people create with their printers grows by the day and in turn inspires others to model and print ever more striking/utilitarian/beautiful/ridiculous/amazing objects. What follows is a round-up of some of the more compelling items that came across our desks in 2012.

As I look at the list it strikes me that it represents a moment in time. 3D Printing: now printing food too. 3D Printing: now printing food too TNO demonstrated foodprinting using 3D printing methods during the Food Inspiration Days 2012 (Eindhoven, October 2012) and at the Gastronomy trade fair (Utrecht, November 2012). 3D printing is an innovative manufacturing process whereby an object is built up, layer by layer, from a 3D computer design, using for example, printing technology or lasers.

3D Printing: now printing food too

These methods can be used for the production of objects made from a single type of material as well as combinations of materials in which each material is deposited, for instance, by a separate print head. Stratasys 3D Printing Analysis: The king of 3D printing. 3D printing is reshaping industries, especially manufacturing, as companies look to cut costs and make their own parts.

Stratasys 3D Printing Analysis: The king of 3D printing

Boeing has said it is using 3D printing to create more than 20,000 airplane components, and hopes to make wings one day using 3D printers. Stratasys is at the forefront of the industry, and it’s only poised to get bigger. Stratasys is benefiting from Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM), which is the most cost-effect way to do 3D printing. FDM is also one of the “most popular additive manufacturing technology to date,” according to Deutsche Bank analyst Sherry Scribner. Not only is Stratasys benefiting from FDM, it’s continuing to expand its lead in the space, buying other companies, to expand its hold on the nascent space. 3DISON. Home - MakiBox - Think Inside The Box. Get Blender. Consumer Technology is Doomed! Manufacturing The Future: 10 Trends To Come In 3D Printing. Www.fona.de/mediathek/gek/vortraege/eroeffnung_rifkin_jeremy_01_presentation_ge2012.pdf. Manufacturing: The third industrial revolution.

THE first industrial revolution began in Britain in the late 18th century, with the mechanisation of the textile industry. Tasks previously done laboriously by hand in hundreds of weavers' cottages were brought together in a single cotton mill, and the factory was born. The second industrial revolution came in the early 20th century, when Henry Ford mastered the moving assembly line and ushered in the age of mass production. The first two industrial revolutions made people richer and more urban. Now a third revolution is under way. Manufacturing is going digital. 10 Incredible 3-D Printed Products. Solar-powered 3-D printer prints glass from sand. A Desktop Machine To Turn Your Old Plastic Into 3-D Printing Fodder.

In that not-too-far-off day in the future when we’re all using 3-D printers to make new organs, bones, pieces of food, and so on, we may look back and thank Tyler McNaney, a second-year mechanical engineering major at Vermont Technical College who created the Filabot--a "3-D plastic extrusion system" that takes recyclable plastic and turns it into filament for 3-D printers. If you want to buy a kilogram of 3-D printer filament today--usable in 3-D printers like the MakerBot--it will cost you about $50. But all those plastic soda bottles, detergent bottles, and other pieces of product packaging that you recycle every week? Those are basically free. L’imprimante 3D fait son cinéma. Pourquoi l'imprimante 3D va révolutionner l'industrie - Business.

A new twist for animated movies. (Photo credit: Chris Mueller, Wired) Generally, traditional stop-motion animation uses clay figures or other types of figurines as the “puppets,” which are photographed for one frame, then moved and manipulated a bit, and then photographed again for the next frame. The series of these frames, of course, becomes the movie. For a sophisticated film, it’s not just the moving of the figures, but the manipulation of their expressions, that is most time-consuming. With clay, it’s a bit easier, but think about hard surface figures, where you have to create hundreds of facial features for a human figurine’s head. Comment imprimer des objets chez soi : Après les TIC, voici les MUP ! par Joël de Rosnay. 3D Printer Stocks and 3D Printing Investments. IDC Manufacturing Insights to Reveal Top 10 Predictions for 2013. IDC Manufacturing Insights to Reveal Top 10 Predictions for 2013 Visit for further information Webinar emphasizes increasing role of smart services and highlights the third industrial revolution Submitted on 12/04/12, 08:25 AM FRAMINGHAM, Mass.

--IDC Manufacturing Insights today announced details of a webinar to reveal the Top 10 Predictions in the Manufacturing Industry for 2013. To register, please visit: As a preview to the full list of predictions, IDC Manufacturing Insights expects the following three trends will make an impact on the manufacturing industry in the coming year: *Generational change at the executive level (getting younger) means that investment will be longer term in nature. 2013 will be a year of foundational investments that create capabilities for competitive advantage for the next five years and beyond. Finance: Track your portfolio & the market for free. Dc.mit.edu/sites/dc.mit.edu/files/Econ Special Rpt Manufactur.pdf. Arkema Presents its Various Materials for “Additive Manufacturing” and Molding Technologies at the EuroMold Trade Show. WEBWIRE – Thursday, November 22, 2012 A world leader in high performance polymers, Arkema now offers a diverse range of materials for the manufacture of prototypes and functional technical short runs, using the laser sintering technology, the 3D printing/UV curing process, or molding for high-tech parts.

Arkema will showcase its product range at the 19th edition of EuroMold, the global trade show for Moldmaking and Tooling, Design and Product Development, held in Frankfurt from November 27th to 30th. High quality parts fulfilling surface finish or mechanical properties requirements thanks to fine powders for Laser Sintering Laser sintering (LS) is an additive manufacturing technique that uses a laser beam to produce 3D parts by fusing together thermoplastic powders layer by layer. Namii.org. 3D Printing Stocks are Hot: Top Public Companies Up 180% Over 6 Months. There are a small number of public companies in the 3D printing industry today.

3D Printing: A Money Goldmine? Since 2003 3D printers have been on the rise, and over time, their costs declined. The technology is a form of additive manufacturing where 3D objects are created – and are more affordable and user friendly than other additive manufacturing technologies. The products allow developers to print parts and assemblies made from several materials with different properties in a single process.

The technology is used in jewellery, footware, industrial design, architecture, engineering and construction and aerospace. 3D Printing Industry Will Reach $3.1 Billion Worldwide by 2016. Wohlers Report 2012 Table of Contents. 3D Printing and the Rise of the Makers. The edge of technology is when it enables you to do something that you couldn't do before. 3D printer. 3D printer. Imprimantes 3D Dimension, prototypage et fabrication rapide, impression 3D. Stratasys, Numéro 1 mondial.