Ray Kurzweil: Self-Driving Cars & Other Predictions

Ray Kurzweil: Self-Driving Cars & Other Predictions

Apr 23

In a wide-ranging speech in front of a standing-room crowd at the SAE World Congress Ray Kurzweil describes how and why he sees technology impacting our lives over the next 30 years and beyond…

Another Breakthrough: Edible 3D-Printed Food

Another Breakthrough: Edible 3D-Printed Food

Mar 02

Edible Growth is an ongoing project by Eindhoven-based food designer Chloé Rutzerveld that blends food, gardening, and 3d printing. The concept involves a specially printed outer casing made from dough that contains “edible soil” and various seeds. Once printed, it takes a few days for the seeds and mushrooms to germinate after which they start to poke out of the small holes on top…

3D Printed Cortex Exoskeleton Could Replace Plaster Casts

3D Printed Cortex Exoskeleton Could Replace Plaster Casts

Jun 30

A 3D-printed cast concept, more flexible and wearer-friendly than traditional plaster cast for break and fracture patients, is the latest potential application of advanced materials manipulation. The design, dubbed the Cortex Exoskeleton, could potentially deliver more structured support for broken limbs while also being lighter, stronger, and more convenient than existing options…

Army Deploying $2.8M Mobile 3D Printing Labs

Army Deploying $2.8M Mobile 3D Printing Labs

Feb 28

For the first time, the Army is deploying special scientists and self-contained, mobile laboratories — 3D Printing Labs — to the warzone capable of designing and producing problem-solving inventions for soldiers operating in remote outposts in Afghanistan…

3D Printing: The World’s First Printed Plane

3D Printing: The World’s First Printed Plane

Jul 28

3D printing may soon allow uncrewed aircraft known as drones or UAVs to go from the drawing board to flight in a matter of days…

3D Printing

3D Printing

Jul 08

3D printing is a form of additive manufacturing technology where a three dimensional object is created by laying down successive layers of material. 3D printers are generally faster, more affordable and easier to use than other additive manufacturing technologies…