3D Printed Spoon Gives Visually Impaired Child New Handle on Independence

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When 4 year old Anthony of Shelbyville, Kentucky lost his vision after an operation to remove a brain tumor, Wayne Whitworth, a family friend and former United States marine, offered a solution to help the little boy regain his independence. Whitworth turned to 3D printing to develop a customized sp … [Read more...]

3D Printing Helps Hexacopter Drone Soar Over Design Challenges


Wentworth Institute of Technology (WIT) has become a beacon of innovation for its adoption of additive manufacturing.  After successfully launching a 3D printing course last fall, based on the free Stratasys curriculum “Make Something That Moves Something,” WIT created a rapid prototyping course int … [Read more...]

Making a Cooler Way Cooler (and 75% Faster) with Stratasys 3D Printing

The Nipi Smart Cooler, prototyped using Stratasys’ FDM and PolyJet 3D printing solutions, features solar-powered cooling, a charging station, lighting and more!

Want to hang on to relaxed, summery vibes? A start-up in the UK, Nipi Smart Cooler, created a unique “smart” cooler to elevate picnics, camping and tailgating to a whole new level! Using Stratasys’ 3D printing solutions throughout the product development process allowed Nipi Smart Cooler to create a … [Read more...]

Stratasys’ 3D Printing of Prosthetic Devices Spurs Innovation for Veterans at VA Make-a-thon


The VA Innovation Creation Series: Prosthetic and Assistive Technologies Challenge welcomed 125 designers, engineers, students, teachers and veterans to the make-a-thon event held in Richmond, Virginia, last week. Fourteen Stratasys FDM-based 3D printers, ranging from MakerBots to the Fortus 450mc,[Read more...]

Stratasys 3D Printed Prosthetic Arm Helps Annika Meet New Challenges… and Winter the Dolphin!

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=guFBbs-gn74 Annika Emmert was born with amniotic banding, resulting in a shorter right arm and a hand that did not form properly.  Her arm was shaped at a 45 degree angle, requiring surgery to straighten it before her first birthday in order to prepare the limb … [Read more...]

Learn How to Reduce Costs and Improve Production Agility for Silicone Molds with 3D Printed Patterns

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Silicone molding is a manufacturing process for parts used in prototyping, functional testing and short-run production. Obtaining good results out of the mold requires the use of strong, accurate mold patterns. These patterns are typically machined from metal or wood, but the process is usually time … [Read more...]

Veteran’s Essential Tremor Addressed By Stratasys with 3D Printed Glove at VA Innovation Creation Event

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Experience the magic of a make-a-thon event in this brief video filmed at the Prosthetics and Assistive Technology Challenge. The two-day event, which is held by the VA (US Department of Veterans Affairs) in collaboration with Stratasys, brings together veterans, designers, 3D printers and 3D printi … [Read more...]

Brazilian Soccer Star Kaká Gives 6-Year Old Boy Bionic Hand Created by Limbitless Using Stratasys 3D Printer

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Kids pursuing their passions provide terrific inspiration for the team at Limbitless Solutions. Working out of a lab at the University of Central Florida (UCF), Limbitless Solutions creates individualized 3D printed bionic limbs for children that match both their anatomy and personality. These fanta … [Read more...]

Personalizing New Daihatsu Copen Robe Roadster Design with Stratasys 3D Printing

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Daihatsu Copen were created with Stratasys 3D printing

The Japanese car company Daihatsu is giving customers a unique, personalized driving experience. Designers Kota Nezu and Junjie Sun used the Daihatsu Copen Roadster, a car that was totally redesigned and re-introduced to the market in 2014, as their base to introduce customized elements such as Stra … [Read more...]

Stratasys at Paris Air Show: Showcasing the Value of Additive Manufacturing for Aerospace

CNBC interviews Scott Sevcik, Aerospace & Defense Business Development Manager, Stratasys

As additive manufacturing continues to take off within the aerospace sector, the 51st Paris Air Show (June 15-21) is giving Stratasys the opportunity to explain to visitors how the technology is proving such a game changer for aerospace manufacturers and suppliers. From enabling companies to produce … [Read more...]