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The future of 3d printing in construction

The Future of 3D Printing in Construction

It is no surprise that smart technology is revolutionizing the construction industry every day. Over the past few years, we have seen technologies like 3D printing taking over the construction industry. While big construction companies have already adopted this technology, we still expect more companies to embrace it, including the small firms. Contractors can use…

Deltaprintr: college student redefines 3d technology

Deltaprintr: College Student Redefines 3D Technology

While 3D printing is currently very much in its infancy, accessible primarily to hobbyists, artists, and designers, affordable options do exist for public purchase and use. A consumerist world in which the only requisite to the manufacturing of goods is the material necessary to print objects is an unequivocally different one than our present times. Average…

Apple to sponsor 2016 met gala

Apple To Sponsor 2016 Met Gala

When news first broke that Apple would be sponsoring the 2016 Met Gala, some people were confused. Lest we forget that fashion and technology have co-existed for many years. As Jenni Avins reminded us via her article for Quartz, the garment industry sparked the industrial revolution. In a world that has been taken over by…

5 of the latest innovations in 3d printing

5 of the Latest Innovations in 3D Printing

If you’ve been keeping track of recent scientific advancements, you’ve probably heard something about 3D printing, which some are calling the “future of manufacturing.” Given a design, machines will take a building material, most commonly plastic, and create a model of the object in the design. As we speak, more and more innovations in 3D…

3d printing is changing healthcare research by leaps and bounds

3D Printing is Changing Healthcare Research By Leaps and Bounds

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of HP Matter for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. It’s always amazing to look how far humans have come. We created the wheel, cars, computers, game consoles, and technology that can predict what we need, when we need it. Today, our technology is being…

3 mit students make 3d-printed ice cream and it looks awesome!

3 MIT Students Make 3D-Printed Ice Cream And It Looks Awesome!

3D printing technology has been used to create pretty amazing things, from cute phone cases to anatomically correct cadavers and surgical implants to shocking art. Since yesterday however, the world of 3D printing just got ten times sweeter, thanks to three students from MIT. Kyle Hounsell, Kristine Bunker, and David Donghyun Kim – all currently attending the esteemed…

Japanese artist arrested for emailing 3d models of her vagina

Japanese Artist Arrested for Emailing 3D Models of her Vagina

The land of the rising sun is known for many things. Feudal Japan introduced the rest of the world to the Samurai. While sushi didn’t originate there, contemporary sushi is a well known Japanese culinary delight. The various artists of Japan, introduced the western world to manga and anime, which remain popular throughout the world….

Ge is giving away 12 free “build your own jet engine” kits

GE is Giving Away 12 Free “Build Your Own Jet Engine” Kits

General Electric has just announced that it will be holding a sweepstakes to give away 12 3D printed “Build Your Own Engine” packs; these kits that will allow any aviation geek (or any geek really, I mean, who wouldn’t want this in their house?) to build their own working miniature jet engine. A Cute Little…

Bmw uses 3d printing to protect employee’s…thumbs?

BMW Uses 3D Printing to Protect Employee’s…Thumbs?

That’s right, car manufacturer BMW is taking a step towards better working conditions for their factory employees — starting with their thumbs. Using 3D printing technology, the company has developed a mechanism that fits over the thumb for employees whose tasks involve repeated strength and pressure on one hand throughout their work day. Here’s how, and…

Maksim 3d printers: an at-home printing revolution

Maksim 3D Printers: An At-Home Printing Revolution

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Makism. All opinions are 100% mine. 3D printing is all the rage lately. From artificial limbs to those little plastic sticks that keep the collar of your dress shirt nice and straight, 3D printers can print, quite literally, anything. Recently, the movement has spread…

Incredible 3-d printing accomplishments

Incredible 3-D Printing Accomplishments

I’ve never seen a 3-D printer in person, but I can imagine that having one around 24/7 could be pretty awesome. There are mixed reviews online regarding home 3-D printers and whether they are worth the moola or not, but let’s pretend for a second that they are and cover the reasons and average person…

Microsoft launches incredible 3d printing app as demand increases

Microsoft Launches Incredible 3D Printing App As Demand Increases

Seemingly in recognition of the soaring desire for (and recognition of) 3D printing, Microsoft have released a Window 8.1 application called 3D Builder which offers a basic design interface and includes some template models. Let’s consider it in the context of the numerous uses emerging for the technology, and imagine how widespread 3D printing might…

Ford unveils new prototyping technology

Ford Unveils New Prototyping Technology

Ford Motor Company seems to be taking a page out of the 3D printing book with it’s new Freeform Fabrication Technology, or F3T. With it’s $7.04 million U.S. Department of Energy grant to advance next-generation and energy-efficient manufacturing processes, Ford has created a technology that excels in small batch manufacturing. This new quick production method…