One thing I can’t wrap my head around is where the report predicts the billion dollars in business generated in 2012 will turn into only four billion by 2025.
If electronics are going to get any smaller, batteries are going to have to shrink as well. A professor of engineering at Harvard led a team to 3D print a lithium-ion battery that’s thinner than a strand of hair.
Vladimir Bulatov, PhD, a 3D graphics research scientist at Shapeways discusses what the Shapeways team is doing to help developers and users to meet the challenges of creating unique and customizable 3D models.
To counter all the negative publicity 3D printing has been getting over printed guns, Michigan Tech is hosting a contest to encourage makers to design printable objects that benefit all of humanity.
Japanese researchers make a discovery that brings us closer to 3D printed electronics: conductive microprinting.
NASA is sending a 3D printer to the ISS and the European Space Agency has plans to print lunar bases with the D-Shape.
Neri Oxman, the founder and director of Mediated Matter Group, has a new initiative called the Silk Pavilion, which used 6,500 silkworms as a 3D printer of sorts. Kinda sorta. Beautiful to watch.
The government tried to stop it, but the Liberator lives on in the invisible vastness of the internet. And it’s growing up.