Consumers are meh about 3D printers
Computerworld
3D printing, also called additive manufacturing, takes on many forms, from fused deposition modeling that extrudes thermoplastics through a heated nozzle to direct laser sintering and powder bed and inkjet head printing. Today, the technology is ...
Why Even the Best 3D Printers Might Not Catch on for ConsumersMotley Fool

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3D printing solves watery-ketchup conundrum
CNET
screen-shot-2014-04-22-at-12-15- Tyler Richards shows off the 3D-printed cap that holds back an unpleasant squirt of water in ketchup bottles. Video screenshot by Michael Franco/CNET. Sure, 3D printing has been used to create things like a skull and a ...
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Chinese company uses 3D printing to build 10 houses in a day
Gizmag
This small home may look plain, but it represents a significant achievement in rapid construction. A Chinese company has demonstrated the capabilities of its giant 3D printer by rapidly constructing 10 houses in less than 24 hours. Built from ...
3D Printed Homes Are Being Built At The Rate Of 10 / DayCrazyEngineers

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Canon Solutions America Showcases Innovations in Wide Format Printing at the ...
Business Wire (press release)
MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Canon Solutions America, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A., Inc., today announced that it will showcase its latest large format print solutions, which are specially featured for the display and signage ...

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Wohlers: 3-D Printing for Manufacturing Has Crossed the Chasm
Motley Fool
As more products are developed using 3-D printing technology, it allows 3D Systems and Stratasys an opportunity to generate a greater stream of recurring revenues from highly profitable material sales. However, using 3-D printing in manufacturing ...



Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Micro-3D printing among '10 Breakthrough Technologies'
Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Gracing the list is a sophisticated microscale 3D printing technique developed by Jennifer A. Lewis, Hansjorg Wyss Professor of Biologically Inspired Engineering at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Lewis is also a core faculty ...

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Tweekaboo, The Family Photo Sharing App, Adds Book Printing
TechCrunch
Private family photo sharing network Tweekaboo has just launched the Tweekabook, an 8.5″ x 8.5″ book offering that lets parents produce and print baby books right from their iOS app. The books start at $29.95 for a 24-page book and the company ships ...



Mainstream 3D Printer Ownership To Build Slowly
TechCrunch
Despite the on-going hype attached to 3D printing, and the advent of more consumer-friendly, affordable machines designed with a mainstream user in mind, consumer adoption of 3D printers is set for relatively slow growth in the near term, according to ...

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Wohlers: There Are Major Obstacles for 3-D Printing to Overcome
Motley Fool
At the Inside 3-D Printing Conference held earlier this month in New York City, Terry Wohlers of Wohlers Associates, a leading 3-D printing industry insights firm, highlighted that while it's likely for 3-D printing to make up a greater percentage of ...



CNN

Artificial eyes, plastic skulls: 3-D printing the human body
CNN
(CNN) -- The 21st century has seen the growth of 3-D printing, with well-known applications in architecture, manufacturing, engineering, and now increasingly in medicine. The birth of 3-D scanning technologies combined with organic inks and ...
3-D printing the human bodyWSBT-TV

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