Happy Thanksgiving — a digitally fabricated feast 3D printed turkey and more! Since we eat the same meal every Thanksgiving, I figured why not post the same Thanksgiving story from last year. Enjoy your 3D printed turkey and lasercut Apple apple pie!
That madcap bunch of 3D printer aficionados at the University of Bath, England is at it again. Now they have opened the Digital Manufacturing Lab to showcase the capabilities of RepRap, the 3D printer that can reproduce itself. RepRap (Replicating Rapid prototyper) is the brainchild of Dr. Adrian Bowyer. Digital Manufacturing Report: 3D Printing and RepRap On the March
Of all the cool things going on in technology, one of my favorites is 3D printing. It’s got such a futuristic quality to it: input a digital schematic, and you get a physical product custom cut to your exact specifications. You can print bike parts if you want to. How amazing is that? 3D Printing Startup Shapeways Raises $5.1 Million, Plans NYC Production Facility
Kinect Project Merges Real and Virtual Worlds Microsoft’s Kinect Xbox controller, which lets gamers control on-screen action with their body movements, has been adapted in hundreds of interesting, useful, and occasionally bizarre ways since its release in November 2010. It’s been used for robotic vision and automated home lighting. It’s helped wheelchair users with their shopping.