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Photos of the Day: Giant 3D Printed Frankenstein Stands 27"

October 31, 2014 10:09 am | by PD&D Staff | News | Comments

This giant Frankenstein monster stands 27 inches tall and weighs almost nine pounds. With print dimensions of 55.5 x 69.5 x 36.5 cm (21.65” -27.36”-14.37”) the creature took 144 hours to print ...        

29 Blood Freezing Creatures You'll Pray to Never Meet in Your Nightmares

October 31, 2014 9:54 am | by Juste Semetaite, Community & Content Manager, CGTrader.com | Blogs | Comments

Some clinicians believe that having nightmares is a sort of therapy, a way to deal with...

Engineering Newswire 114: Flying Car Transforms in Seconds

October 30, 2014 3:19 pm | by Alex Shanahan, Manager of Multimedia Production | Videos | Comments

Today on Engineering Newswire, we are learning that rocket science is actually pretty hard,...

3D Print Plays Large Role in Guardians of the Galaxy

October 30, 2014 8:56 am | by Stratasys | News | Comments

Stratasys has announced that its Objet Connex technology has played a starring role in one of...

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Redesigning Today's IC Design Methodology

October 29, 2014 5:22 pm | by Sonics | Videos | Comments

Is IC design methodology at the breaking point? Evidence is mounting that traditional "waterfall" methods used to develop complex ICs are running out of steam. Consider that today ...          

3D Printed Gadget Accessories Challenge

October 29, 2014 4:14 pm | by CGTrader | Events

Think about a box. Do you picture it? Now think out of the box. It’s a dead-simple instruction how to become a cool inventor. We need your shining talent to upgrade the things we cannot get enough of – phones, laptops, cameras, TVs, tablets ...

Two 3D Design Competitions

October 29, 2014 3:49 pm | by Kaylie Duffy, Associate Editor, @kaylieannduffy | Articles | Comments

The holidays are rapidly approaching, and CGTrader has teamed up with the 3D printing experts from i.materialise to present a holiday-themed challenge. Design a gift that you would love to give to a friend or relative that could be printed in ...

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CIJE-Tech High School to Incorporate 3D Design & Printing Projects in Fall Curriculum

October 29, 2014 11:40 am | by The Center for Initiatives in Jewish Education | News | Comments

The Center for Initiatives in Jewish Education's (CIJE) CIJE-Tech programs in schools nationwide will add advanced 3-D printing and software design as part of its CIJE-Tech High School Engineering Program. The CIJE-Tech High ...

3D Printing Builds Up Architecture

October 29, 2014 9:17 am | by Lindsay Hock, Managing Editor, R&D | Articles | Comments

In May 2014, a private company in China, WinSun, printed 10 full-size houses using 3D printers in the space of a day. The process utilized quick-drying cement and construction water to build the walls layer-by-layer. The company used a ...

[MC]2 2015 Conference

October 28, 2014 4:47 pm | by MTConnect Institute | Events

The fourth annual [MC]2 Conference, hosted by the MTConnect Institute, will be held April 28-30, 2015, at the McCormick Place Conference Center in Chicago, Ill. The MTConnect Institute has also issued a call for speakers, which is open ...

HotSpot: A Mouthguard that Detects Head Injuries

October 28, 2014 11:06 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Videos | Comments

This week on WDD's HotSpot: Third Eye Design is running a kickstarter campaign for HelSTAR, a wireless, helmet brake and turn signal system, designed to make riders more visible. Studies around the world share the same findings ...  

Enabling Materials Decisions that Solve Real-World Engineering Problems

October 24, 2014 3:03 pm | by Granta Design | News | Comments

Granta Design has announced the release of CES Selector 2015, focused on making it even easier to solve real-world engineering problems. CES Selector is PC-based software used by materials experts and product development teams to ...  

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Printing a Winner

October 24, 2014 11:35 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Videos | Comments

With lots of quality submissions, we sifted through piles of STLs to find the winner of an Afinia H480 3D printer. After printing numerous models on our Uprint from Stratasys, we finally determined a winner ...     

Photos of the Day: 3D-Printed Skull Levitates in the Air

October 21, 2014 9:44 am | by Sculpteo | News | Comments

The design company Ao Gitsune worked with Sculpteo to 3D print the skull using an SLS printer and Sculpteo’s polyamide material that was light enough for the levitational constraints ...          

Infographic: What 3D Models Sell Best?

October 20, 2014 1:06 pm | by CGTrader | News | Comments

Have you mastered 3D design techniques? Now it’s time to learn how to turn your skills into a profit. Check out the following infographic to learn which 3D models sell best ...            

When Cadavers Beat Computers

October 17, 2014 11:41 am | by Michigan State University | News | Comments

Despite the growing popularity of using computer simulation to help teach college anatomy, students learn much better through the traditional use of human cadavers, according to new research that has implications for health care ...  

Throwing Star, Brass Knuckle Beer Glass Holder, Among Finalists

October 17, 2014 10:43 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Videos | Comments

Earlier this summer, PD&D started a 3D-printing competition when we asked “What Would You Print?” Now, we have our finalists and we took the opportunity to flesh out their designs on our Uprint from Stratasys. Stay tuned as we announce ...

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Ready to Ship Circuit Board Shields

October 17, 2014 10:13 am | by PD&D Staff | Leader Tech | Product Releases | Comments

Leader Tech has introduced a selection of Quick Ship board level shields that are ready for delivery in as little as 24 hours. Depending on the specific shielding requirements and delivery deadlines, customers can ...

Education in the Sandbox: An Old School Innovation Approach

October 17, 2014 9:58 am | by William Lovell, CEO, c-Link Systems, Inc. | Blogs | Comments

Times have changed since I was in Junior High School or Middle School. Prior to that during the summer I spent hours in the woods or sand pile when not helping on the farm or around the home. It was during this time I realized that being an ...

Teardown: 4 Channel, 50 MHz Oscilloscope

October 16, 2014 9:25 am | by EEVblog | Videos | Comments

On this episode of the EEVblog Teardown, Dave tears down the new US$399 Rigol 4 channel 50MHz DS1054Z oscilloscope. How can they get such incredible value for the price?             

Building Blocks That Blink, Beep & Teach

October 16, 2014 9:11 am | by TED | Videos | Comments

Imagine a set of electronics as easy to play with as Legos. TED Fellow Ayah Bdeir introduces littleBits, a set of simple, interchangeable blocks that make programming as simple and important a part of creativity as snapping blocks together ...

Weather History 'Time Machine'

October 15, 2014 5:16 pm | by Michael Price, San Diego State University | News | Comments

During the 1930s, North America endured the Dust Bowl, a prolonged era of dryness that withered crops and dramatically altered where the population settled. Land-based precipitation records from the years leading up to the ...   

Thanks to NASA, Photo-Based 3D Modeling Is Set to Explode

October 15, 2014 10:18 am | by Matt Ball, Line/Shape/Space | Blogs | Comments

Accurate 3D modeling of reality can be a difficult and expensive endeavor. High-end lidar imagers use remote-sensing technology to measure distance by directing lasers at an object and analyzing the reflected light. These instruments, which ...

i.materialise Holiday Challenge

October 14, 2014 1:17 pm | by CGTrader | Events

Having joined forces with the 3D printing experts from i.materialise, we are thrilled to present you the i.materialise Holiday challenge that has two distinct categories – silver and ceramics. 3D printing is here to make the Christmas shopping ...

3D Printed Bicycle Accessories Challenge

October 14, 2014 1:02 pm | by CGTrader | Events

Cars are so last season. The world is changing - with the climate change threatening the survival of human beings and gas costs skyrocketing, a record number of people are opting for a much healthier and cheaper commute - cycling ...

3D Printing Kids Challenge

October 14, 2014 12:57 pm | by CGTrader | Events

If your brain is bubbling with ideas, you have a flair for technology and have the guts to go head to head with other young geniuses like yourself, take this challenge and see your inventions come to life. Do you see ways how to improve the ...

Future Vehicles 3D Model Challenge

October 14, 2014 12:50 pm | by CGTrader | Events

There are so many mechanical innovations and crazy inventions that technologically it is already entirely possible to have a part car, part drone, part plane parked in your garage. It does sound a little insane, but only because it’s a completely ...

Human 3D Design Challenge

October 14, 2014 12:44 pm | by CGTrader | Events

We’re after high-quality, detailed visualizations of male and female bodies that could become a great learning tool used to explore the systems of human body as well as realistic human 3D models that would easily pass the strict scrutiny of video ...

3D Fashion Challenge

October 14, 2014 12:35 pm | by CGTrader | Events

There’s been a lot of discussion and a lot of speculation about the way the fashion industry will be disrupted by 3D printing technology in the near future. Some believe that 3D-printed fashion will take the streets first and then ...

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