3D model marketplace CGTrader is celebrating its second anniversary by organizing a 3D Model Competition. They are inviting all the 3D modelers and artists to participate.
The 3Doodler pen project began with a goal of raising $30,000 on Kickstarter but has gone on to raise $1.8M in one week. The masterminds behind the creation are Max Bogue and Peter Dilworth.
The 123D Creature app builds monsters right on the screen by pinching, grabbing, and rotating a lump of virtual clay hanging on a skeleton.
The idea is to create objects that can change after they are printed, making them self-adapting. The act of printing is no longer the end of the creative process but merely a waypoint.
This year’s Southern California Linux conference hosted more than 100 exhibitors and more than 90 speakers holding sessions on topics ranging from kernel hacking and system administration to 3D printing and cloud computing.
Neri Oxman discusses her unique blend of architecture, computer science, material engineering and art in this lengthy "must read" interview.
Penn State's Center for Innovative Materials Processing through Direct Digital Deposition (CIMP-3D), along with the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute (NAMII), held a technology showcase for additive manufacturing in early January.
While 3D printing is rightly billed as one of the most exciting areas of technology, author Ashlee Vance believes it’s simply not receiving the level of investment that would be expected.
Munich-headquartered EOS specializes in a sub-sector of 3D printing called “laser sintering”, which uses laser beams to fuse metal or plastic powder to make highly complex shapes. This provides nearly all of EOS’s revenues.
Named the Vapor Laser Talon, the Nike shoe is optimized for the 40-yard dash and features a 3D printed base plate designed to give athletes the ideal drive position as they run.