3D printer wows world's top high-tech fair
Of all the futuristic gadgets on show at CeBIT, the world's top high-tech fair, few drew bigger crowds Tuesday than a 3D printer creating solid objects in plastic from a computer display.
Staples customers can get a head and more with 3-D printing
Microsoft to add Kinect Fusion to Kinect for Windows SDK
Could ancient Egyptians hold the key to 3D printed ceramics?
(Phys.org)—A 7,000 year old technique, known as Egyptian Paste (also known as Faience), could offer a potential process and material for use in the latest 3D printing techniques of ceramics, according to ...
Venomous snail key behind therapeutic molecules
Can a painkiller be re-engineered to get a closer look at how proteins bind to communication channels? Researchers across Europe are using state-of-the-art computing techniques to re-engineer a painkiller ...
A new imaging system produces 3-D models of monuments using unmanned aircraft
University of Granada researchers have developed a 3D imaging system that scans 3D models of historical buildings using data obtained from an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV)an aircraft without a human pilot onboard. This ...
Review: Autodesk's 3-D technology cool but frustrating
Last week, Autodesk updated its suite of 3-D printing and modeling applications, releasing an iPad version of 123D Catch, a program that creates a virtual object by stitching together two-dimensional photographs taken of ...
Personal electronics' next revolution: Home printers that make 3-D objects
Just imagine: Instead of sending Grandma a holiday photo of the family for her fridge, you call up the image on your computer monitor, click "print," and your printer produces a three-dimensional plastic model ready for hanging ...
Holodesk prototype puts life in computers (w/ video)
Reach out and touch 3D characters with RePro3D (w/ video)
Researchers seek to understand the complexity of crumpled paper balls
Queens University students hack Microsoft Kinect to make a 360-degree display
The world's smallest 3D printer
A research project at the Vienna University of Technology (TU Vienna) could turn futuristic 3D-printers into affordable everyday items.
Virtual reality you can touch (w/ Video)
Researchers at the Computer Vision Lab at ETH Zurich, Switzerland, have developed a method with which they can produce virtual copies of real objects. The copies can be touched and even sent via the Internet. ...