If you had told the likes of George Orwell and Aldous Huxley about the technology advances in the future, they wouldn’t have believed you. Not only is technology leaps and bounds past the likes of ‘Big Brother’ and ‘soma’, but we are actually printing things that used to take significant time, factories, resources, and human […]
A couple weeks ago, Rusnano Sistema Sicar, a Russian private equity fund, announced that it will invest $6 million in Apis Cor, a startup originated from Siberia which has designed a 3D printing technology for the construction industry. The Apis Cor 3D printer is a mobile robot capable of constructing buildings using fine-grained fibre concrete with special additives. It can build walls […]
Imagine a world where running lean meant the digitization of goods while using smart systems to manufacture end product next to your consumers. Creating such a customer-centric model of production could change the way we view parts manufacturing in its entirety. 3D printing has crept into conversations regarding modern day business and has become more […]
Online clothes shopping has surged in the past few years, as consumers become more confident buying before trying. However, everyone has had one bad experience with size, length or fit and had to return or live with the mistake. Wiivv Wearables wants to make the fear of a wrong size a thing of the past, […]
Your car of the future might be built in a 3D printing microfactory while you choose customization options in virtual reality, or at least, that’s what the folks at Local Motors hope to deliver one day. In the present day, the team just finished the Essence of Autonomy challenge, which called on designers around the […]
General Electric announced on Tuesday plans to acquire two European 3D printing suppliers for the combined price of $1.4 billion. The suppliers, Arcam and SLM Solutions, both provide 3D printing to customers in aerospace and healthcare industries. Arcam builds the metal-based 3D printing tech, while SLM Solutions develops the laser machines used for cutting metal […]
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