Advanced 3-D printer sparks unique collaborations across campus
When the UW-Madison Mechanical Engineering Department acquired an advanced 3D printer in 2012, it not only increased the lab's research capabilities, but it also opened a door to new collaborations on campus.
How 3-D printing could revolutionize war and foreign policy
3D printing will revolutionize war and foreign policy, say experts, not only by making possible incredible new designs but by turning the defence industry—and possibly the entire global economy—on its ...
Glasses-free ultrahigh-definition 2D/3D switching display
Toshiba Corporation has developed a new technology for glasses-free 3D displays that uses a low-crosstalk, high-definition LCD GRIN lens with a 15-inch 4K LCD panel. The technology realizes a highly portable, compact display ...
Chattanooga touts transformation into Gig City
A city once infamous for the smoke-belching foundries that blanketed its buildings and streets with a heavy layer of soot is turning to lightning-fast Internet speeds to try to transform itself into a vibrant ...
EDAG car with textile skin set for Geneva show
From earphones to jet engines, 3D printing takes off
Many manufacturers are at an early stage of discovering the benefits of 3D printing, but one of the clearest strengths is customization.
French watchdog urges no 3D for under sixes
A French health watchdog recommended Thursday that children under six be denied access to 3D films, computers and video games, and that those up to 13 have "moderate" access.
Japan man jailed for making guns with 3D printer
A Japanese court on Monday jailed a man for two years for making guns with a 3D printer in what is believed to be a first in a nation with strict gun controls.
Chinese scientists unveil liquid phase 3-D printing method using low melting metal alloy ink
Three-dimensional metal printing technology is an expanding field that has enormous potential applications in areas ranging from supporting structures, functional electronics to medical devices. Conventional ...
Micro-manufacturing breakthrough is wired for sound
In a breakthrough discovery, researchers at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, have harnessed the power of sound waves to enable precision micro- and nano-manufacturing.
Dimenco no-glasses 3D TV offer goes live on Kickstarter
Google unveils 'Project Tango' 3D smartphone platform
Google announced a new research project Thursday aimed at bringing 3D technology to smartphones, for potential applications such as indoor mapping, gaming and helping blind people navigate.
Australian police get hand-held 3D crime scene laser scanner
Motion-capture cameras, computer software assist skaters with jumps
According to a recent poll, almost a fourth of Americans say figure skating is their favorite Olympic sport.