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...]

3D Printing Unleashes Creativity at UMN’s Toy Product Design Class Hosted by MIT Alumnus Barry Kudrowitz

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Every year, the Toy Product Design class at the University of Minnesota, taught by MIT alumnus and inventor Barry Kudrowitz, hosts an event called Playsentations. The Playsentations are a set of presentations that combine theatrical and live demonstrations of toys created by students at the Unive … [Read more...]

3D Printing Sounds Great to Audiowings’ Wireless Headphone Design Team

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British product design house, Ignitec, has designed and manufactured a new generation of wireless headphones for the technology start-up and luxury goods company Audiowings, using its Objet30 Pro 3D Printer by Stratasys. Audiowings are luxury wireless headphones that sync with online music servic … [Read more...]

3D Printed Fashion Revolution Continues at São Paulo Fashion Week 2014

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Brazil is certainly an excitement magnet this year! The newest collection of renowned Brazilian designer Pedro Lourenço, which debuted at São Paulo’s Fashion Week in April, featured some breathtaking 3D printed accessories. To design and fabricate these pieces, the designer and his team had the supp … [Read more...]

How Legacy Effects Dressed RoboCop with Stratasys Multi-material 3D Printing

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When your business depends on heroes, villains and monsters, it really pays to stay on the cutting edge of technology. Just ask legendary Hollywood special effects studio Legacy Effects. They‘ve been using Stratasys 3D printing to create memorable characters for such blockbusters as Avatar, Pacific … [Read more...]

3D Printed Silicone Mold Pattern Perfects Performance for Harmonica Players

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If only harmonica players had three hands, they would be able to easily hold a microphone while using their other two hands to play. Just ask Dror Adler from the world renowned Adler Trio. Fifty years after he started performing, Adler came up with an idea to develop a unique microphone enclosure th … [Read more...]

3D Printed Hockey Stick a Hit with “Miracle on Ice” Goalie Jim Craig

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The 2014 Winter Olympics may be over but the memory of the 1980 Miracle on Ice lingers on. Stratasys recently had the pleasure of hosting guest speaker Jim Craig at an event in Lake Tahoe, California. Craig said he sees the future of 3D printing and the impact Stratasys is having on the way thing … [Read more...]

Stratasys 3D Printed Adventurers Star in New Music Video (and in yours)

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When the directors of “We Are Explorers,” a music video created for the Australian synthpop group Cut/Copy, wanted to emphasize the enormous scale of the world, they turned to 3D printing. Two characters, portrayed using multiple figurines just a couple of inches tall, represent not only the … [Read more...]

Dassault Systèmes’ Bleu Travels the 5 Stages of Car Design with Multi-material 3D Printing

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When engineers at CATIA/DS wanted to show potential customers how they can prototype an automobile with 3D printing, they took the process to a new level! Showing off the capabilities of their Objet260 Connex Multi-material 3D Printer from Stratasys, a team led by Xavier Melkonian created “Project B[Read more...]

How 3D Printed Motorcycle Prototypes Accelerate New Model Delivery

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Polaris Motorcycles, based in Minnesota, revived a classic motorcycle brand thanks to 3D printing! The iconic Indian motorcycle brand was bought and revitalized by Polaris, already the producers of the Victory line. Polaris used both traditional and modern modeling methods to bring three differen … [Read more...]