AO-101 3D Printer Inventory Alert: The LulzBot TAZ 5 is currently only available on LulzBot.com to ship from Canada and the United Kingdom, and may take 2-6 weeks to arrive if being delivered to the United States. We encourage U.S. customers to buy a LulzBot TAZ 5 today from one of our U.S.-based resellers, including: SparkFun Electronics, MatterHackers, and Amazon.com! New to 3D printing or a home user? We recommend the all-new LulzBot Mini instead, which makes 3D printing easy, for everyone!. Peachy Printer Is A $100 3D Printer… With Lasers Over the past couple of years, 3D printing has evolved into a much more inexpensive undertaking, with desktop-grade rigs costing as low as several hundred dollars. While that is plenty affordable, we all know printers will likely need to retail at a hundred bucks or less if we want it to go full mainstream. The guys behind Preachy Printer think they have just the design to make that happen. Unlike 3D printers from companies like Makerbot and Cubify, the new contraption is a photolithographic device that uses a controlled laser beam to cure light-sensitive resin into a hard three-dimensional object. That's right, lasers.
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. But there are some things that an app can’t do. Standing in line at the pharmacy is one of them. Lee Cronin: Print your own medicineIn today’s talk, Lee Cronin asks: “Could we make a really cool universal chemistry set? In essence, could we app chemistry?” Autonomous Vehicles, Big Data, And 3-D Printing Are All Nearing The Top Of The Hype Cycle Is that new gadget you're developing on the "Slope of Enlightenment"? See where it stands on Gartner's annual Hype Cycle report, which identifies how close new technology is to coming to fruition. Gartner, a technology research group that has been producing its hype schematic since 1995, says new technologies tend to follow a trajectory. First there's a Trigger--a breakthrough that "kicks everything off." Then, that technology invariably gets over-exposed, leading to a bubble of expectations. At that point, the whole thing implodes (think of what happened the first time around with "virtual reality").
Sebran's ABC - free software for kids It's never too early for your child to become familiar with letters and numbers. Sebran's ABC's colorful pictures, pleasant music, and gentle games teach letters, numbers, simple math, and rudiments of reading. The program teaches using either Afrikaans, Bahasa Indonesian, Breton, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Lithuanian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Samoan, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Turkish, Swahili or Swedish (in Swedish, the droll zebra gracing the main screen is called "sebran"). The six simpler exercises display four possible answers. Choose the right one and it becomes a smile; an error gets a frown and a chance to try again.
Introducing the Aluminatus "TrinityOne" 3d Printer The Aluminatus TrinityOne Nil Satis Nisi Optimum "Nothing But The Best Will Do" THE ALUMINATUS TrinityOne PRO printer is available for purchase!!! ShopBot Projects Just what you need to start work with your ShopBot and begin to learn about the possibilities of CNC. Would you like to submit a project? Tell us about it here! 3D printing may put global supply chains out of business: report Will 3D printing make global supply chains unnecessary? That's a real possibility, states a recent report from Transport Intelligence. 3D printing (or "additive manufacturing," as it's called in industrial circles) takes offshore manufacturing and brings it back close to the consumer. It has enormous potential to shift the trade balance.