Let Go of What You Know for the 'Make the Unmakeable' 3D Printing Design Challenge

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3D printing has become a global tool for innovation, offering users complete design freedom and customization opportunities where traditional manufacturing processes fall short. Celebrating the ability to make the impossible, FATHOM—a Stratasys reseller—partnered with SolidProfessor and Stratasys’ G[Read more...]

Customized 3D Printed Headset/Handset Kit for Unique Interactive Art Exhibit Delivered Quickly and Affordably

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University art departments have been among the early adopters of 3D printing.  Artists, designers, and creative thinkers are applying this disruptive technology to produce complex works of art that would have been proven costly, time-consuming or otherwise impossible with traditional forms of fabric … [Read more...]

Stratasys Scores with 3D Printed Football!

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Stratasys 3D printing and sports have often teamed up with winning results. Kite surfing, snowboarding, skiing, motors sports, fencing - all had their competitive edge sharpened with 3D printing. We even worked with the University of Texas at Dallas to help them improve their sports concussion testi[Read more...]

A Strong Case for 3D Printing: R&D Technologies Helps an Active Child with Diabetes Stay Active

The 3D printed device, seen above in orange, was printed with FDM technology on the Fortus 250mc in ABSplus material.

Katherine Tokarski’s 10 year-old son was born with Type 1 Diabetes, a disease which requires extensive glucose monitoring. The Tokarski family carefully tracks their son’s levels with the help of a device called the Dexcom G4. This glucose monitoring system communicates with computers and mobile dev … [Read more...]

Stratasys 3D Printing Allows Normal to Design, 3D Print and Deliver Customized Earphones in 2 Days!

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At best, earbuds don’t fit perfectly. At worst, they’re painful and have awful sound quality. The “one size fits all” approach leaves a lot to be desired. While smartphones are innovating at a remarkable pace, their accompanying earphones aren’t keeping up. But Nikki Kaufman is here to change all … [Read more...]

Unilever Accelerates Consumer Product Prototyping By 40% with 3D Printed Injection Molds

With Stratasys 3D Printing, Unilever is able to produce prototype parts in the final material for testing, 40% faster than before

The Italian division of international consumer goods giant, Unilever, has cut lead times for prototype parts by 40% since introducing Stratasys’ PolyJet 3D printing technology into its manufacturing process. Utilizing 3D printed injection molding tools, the company is now able to produce prot … [Read more...]

Streamlined Kitesurfing Board Uses Stratasys 3D Printed Parts To Attempt Record Channel Crossing

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Harnessing the power of both sea and wind, five kite-surfers are attempting to cross the Bristol Channel in a world’s first, while their competitors aim to reach the same destination overland by car. The team’s unique kitesurfing boards were produced by 3D printing using a Fortus 3D Productio[Read more...]

GE Affiliate, FirstBuild, Improving Home Appliance Design with Crowdsourcing and 3D Printing

First Build is using the latest 3D printing technology from Stratasys to bring innovative concepts to the appliance industry at a rapid rate. Photo courtesy of FirstBuild

FirstBuild was created from collaboration between GE Appliances, a subsidiary of GE, and Local Motors with the goal of creating a new innovation model for the consumer appliance industry. An industry first, FirstBuild is combining micro-manufacturing with 3D printing to design the next generation of … [Read more...]

3D Printed Daniel Hilldrup Lampshade Shines with 46 Colors, Multiple Material Properties

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Creative artist Daniel Hilldrup is hard at work putting the Objet500 Connex 3 Color Multi-material 3D Printer by Stratasys through its paces with TRIG – a fully 3D printed, multi-color lampshade in the style of Gaudi. Hilldrup is unusually gifted at pushing the envelope of 3D printed art applicat … [Read more...]

Wearable Tech Prototype Costs Reduced by 85% with Stratasys 3D Printing

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3D printing gives clients a true sense of the finished product in this marriage of fashion and technology A recent analysis by ResearchMoz, as quoted by Geektime, predicts that, “The global Wearable Technology Market…is expected to reach USD 5.8 billion in 2018…” To keep up with this rapidly … [Read more...]