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Now You Can Get 70 Percent of Your Time Back From CAD Data

Get 70 Percent of Your Time Back Importing and Preparing CAD Data. Unity Technologies has announced a partnership with software company PiXYZ (pronounced pixies) to provide Unity users with PiXYZ’s CAD data import and preparation tools. Historically, importing and preparing CAD data for 3D development tools like Unity has been cumbersome and labor intensive, according […]

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How To Transform 3D Models Into Stuffed Knitted Toys

Carnegie Mellon University researchers made it easy. You just need a computer-controlled knitting machine and their special software. Using that you can create all types of customized 3D printed stuffed toys. The team of researchers behind this innovative and fun technology is from Carnegie Mellon’s Textiles Lab and includes Vidya Narayanan, Lea Albaugh, Jessica Hodgins, Stelian […]

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Pro VR app for artists – Gravity Sketch

Gravity Sketch started out as a VR sculpting tool for car and shoe designers, there’s a potential for grace and solidity to the models you create that’s lacking from Google and Oculus’ tools, like Tilt Brush or Medium. Draw freehand in 3D space using smooth curves, then extrude surfaces into 3D space – or extrude […]

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3D Printing Rescues the Solomon Islands

There are still far too many places in the world that don’t have access to clean, safe water. With the development of new technology, however, that issue can be addressed, and 3D printing has played a part in water relief including filtration devices and delivery carts. The Solomon Islands is one country that needs water […]

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3D Printing and Auto Manufacturing

Auto manufacturers accelerate adoption of 3D printing The world’s first 3D-printed titanium internal combustion engine, designed and built by a team of students from New Zealand’s University of Canterbury has been completed and tested. The engine and one-person car will compete in the 2018 Shell Eco-marathon Asia in Singapore from 8-11 March. Ford has announced […]

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The 5 most successful crowdfunded 3D printers of all time

5. Snapmaker metal 3D printer Completed: April 2017 Target: $50,000 Raised: $2,277,182 Snapmaker is the latest addition to the crowdfunding hall of fame, with its all-in-one workshop offering 3D printing, laser engraving, and CNC carving technology. Some backers are still awaiting their machine, and there has been some confusion over the strength of laser included with […]

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PlastiSketch Allows To Create Sculpted 3D Objects Using Vectors

PlastiSketch offers another technique for 3D modeling that is an alternative option to well-known tools. It is intended for those that want to make sculpted 3D objects, yet do not have the creative artfulness required by the likes of Zbrush and Blender. In clarifying his new creation, PlastiSketch, Marcel Urbanek additionally depicts his own disappointment […]

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Create BIM from Any CAD Model using bim.aero

BIM continues to be a widely accepted platform for managing the phases of a building project from design to construction—as well as managing the building itself throughout its life cycle—adopting BIM has been difficult for many in the AEC industry. In addition, BIM continues to grow and evolve, making it challenging to fully understand the […]

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Remix and 3D Print Working Mechanical Parts with Grafter 3D Software.

The Hasso Plattner Institut (HPI), a design, digital and engineering institute at the University of Potsdam has built up the Grafter 3D software system, which allows users to remix 3D models machines and make working mechanisms that can be 3D printed. As a major aspect of a proof of concept study, analysts from HPI’s Human-Computer […]

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6 tools to render your SolidWorks project

The rendering software may have features including animation tools which can integrate with animation programs to bring life to images. These can be used for movies, games, architecture and other uses. There are numerous SolidWorks rendering programs available but we have compiled the very best below in terms of functionality.   3Ds max 3Ds max […]

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RoMA: Robotic 3D Printing and Augmented Reality.

We often see robotics and 3D printing combined, as well as 3D printing and augmented reality (AR). Cornell University researcher Huaishu Peng, whose 3D printing work has made headlines multiple times, has been working on a project that combines robotics, 3D printing combined, augmented reality. We see a wide variety of really interesting and innovative research and projects in this field, but the Robotic […]

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6 Tools That Allows You To Create 3D Models In VR

Virtual reality (VR) has been built up for a couple of years now, yet despite the fact that it’s been as of late eclipsed by augmented reality (AR) and artificial intelligence (AI), it seems hype surrounding VR is set to proceed. Numerous leading creatives mentioned the impacts of VR in the imaginative space. Let’s look […]

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Train Your Dota 2 Skills On a 3D Printed Map

The Utah-based 3D modeling and printing specialist recently unveiled its DOTA 2 3D Map Model, an expansive and finely detailed 3D printed terrain based on the popular multi-player online battle arena game setting. The impressive 3D printed diorama clearly took a half year to outline and build, and required the dedication and hard work of eight WhiteClouds […]

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A.I. program builds CAD models

Many makers now have at their disposal an artificial intelligence tool that automates the design process for 3D-printable parts without the requirement for 3D modeling. That means cutting out the often painstaking steps required to create functional parts, and could help make designing and engineering more consistent and proficient. Created by DM Labs, the research […]

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HP has introduced a new full color 3D printer series.

Printing giant HP has introduced a new full color 3D printer series, Jet Fusion 300 / 500, with prices starting at around $50,000. The company has also announced a new collaboration with Dassault Systèmes. New HP color 3D printer series: Jet Fusion 300 / 500 Accurate, affordable color 3D printing is the end goal for […]

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