The RDASS 4 is a remotely piloted, 3D printed helicopter from Leptron. The little five-pound drone contains modular, nesting layers. Depending on purpose, these clever interchangeable layers stack inside the fuselage to provide tailored functionality. Applications include flying ahead…

Medical-Device Manufacturing Can be Lean With DDM

A new mindset has made Acist Medical Systems more agile than ever. A medical-device manufacturer with a clinical presence in more than 40 countries, Acist specializes in contrast injection systems. Its devices let caregivers in cardiology and radiology infuse…

“We get rid of waste. We only print the things that people actually want,” says Autodesk Labs vice president Brian Mathews in part of Bloomberg Businessweek’s CEO Guide to 3D Printing. The collection of articles, photos and multimedia aims…

Start the new year off right when you check out all the great information at any of industry events noted here. We frequently post links to events, shows and conferences centered on rapid prototyping technology, digital manufacturing, 3D printing and…

Forward-looking news and information blog Big Think is out to clear up a misconception about 3D printing: that it’s only good for prototypes. Big Think editors point out that, in aerospace alone, thousands of 3D printed components are already in…

At Evektor  s.r.o, headquartered at the international airport in Kunovice, Czech Republic, size is no longer an issue when it comes to producing prototypes for lightweight aircraft, automotive and consumer components. When outsourcing proved too time consuming and the…

Ad Week recently lauded ten commercials as the best of 2011. A few Superbowl favorites made the list, including the darling Darth Vader kid at No. 1. But what’s really got us grinning at Stratasys is the well-deserved placement…