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MakerCon Expands NY World Maker Faire Activities

This year’s New York World Maker Faire will be preceded by MakerCon, a cool conference “By and For Makers” on September 17-18.  With 52 speakers in 42 sessions organized into 4 tracks, MakerCon will cover a wide…

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2 New 3D Printed Products for Feet on Market

Last week saw official launch announcements from both Sols and United Nude for new 3D Printed products designed especially for the footwear market. Through an eblast, I got news that Sols,  the custom orthotics company created by…

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Quality Control in 3D Printing Through ISO and LEAN

As 3D Printing moves toward more widespread application in mainstream industrial markets, it’s interesting to note the shift from the desktop hacker providing parts at Maker Faires to contract service companies utilizing processes and procedures…

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A Musical Week in the 3D Printing World

Three cool musical projects emerged this week in the 3D Printing World, all taking advantage of the best aspects of 3D printing technology. Adafruit’s MIDI Project Being a huge Fab Lab fan, I’ve always loved…