Jeremy Paxman Learns about Objet 3D Printing on BBC's Newsnight

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In this extensive video clip taken from the BBC's recent Newsnight program, presenter Jeremy Paxman, usually known for his skeptical facial expressions and hard nosed straight talk finally meets his match - only this time its from an Objet260 Connex multi-material 3D Printer. Jeremy Paxman Le … [Read more...]

The Claw! Created on an Objet 3D Printer

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The claw in these photos is a replica from the Creature from the Black Lagoon for Factory Entertainment, a collectibles company. The incredible detail on this 16” long life-sized fossilized hand of the Creature was sculpted by artist Tyler Ham and brought to us by Moddler, a premier 3D printing comp … [Read more...]

Turning Computer Animated Characters into Reality using 3D Printing

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As we spoke about in this previous blog post, there remain a number of technological gaps between what we know as 3D content and 3D printing. Computer animation is one such area. The video above shows how articulated deformable characters from computer animation can be transformed into real 3D print … [Read more...]

3D Printing: The Power of a Paradigm Shift (Video)

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A paradigm shift is defined as a change in one way of thinking to another. It's a breaking down of the old ways of doing things. A transformation. The invention of the first printing press was a paradigm shift. According to academics, one of the funny things about a paradigm shift is that when you'r … [Read more...]

3D Printing Explained in 37 Seconds!

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We just put this short video together to visually explain 3D printing. We managed to get it down to 37 seconds - using minimal text explanations. It spans the typical product design process starting from the initial product concept or idea that a designer would sketch on paper, to the CAD design … [Read more...]

Get Ready for Objet's NEW 3D Printer! Coming to you May 22..

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On the 22nd of May we're launching our latest 3D printer. All I can say for now are 3 words: Professional. Versatile. Desktop. Stay tuned to the Objet blog next week for the full launch! … [Read more...]

'Iron Man' Style Phone Glove 3D Printed on Objet Connex

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Here's another innovative "design-to-prototype" story enabled by Objet Connex multi-material 3D printing technology:   Bryan Cera is a student at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee where he's studying for an MFA in Art and Technology. Using the Objet Connex multi-material 3D printing sy … [Read more...]

Growing a 'Living Hinge' with 3D Printing

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One of the most fascinating examples of how far 3D printing has advanced is its ability to produce truly functional parts such as living hinges. A living hinge, also known as a flexible hinge, is a thin, flexible piece of plastic that joins two rigid plastic parts or panels together. Living hi … [Read more...]

What is 3D printing and additive manufacturing?

Michael Neil over at growit3d.com posts a great video explaining the principles of 3D printing by contrasting well-known 'subtractive' manufacturing processes such as milling with 3D printing, which is an 'additive' manufacturing process. The machine he's demonstrating is the Objet Connex500 multi-m … [Read more...]

Welcome to the new Objet blog!

After months of anticipation, we are proud to announce the launch of the new Objet blog.  My name is Sam Green and I’m part of the marketing team here at Objet Geometries. I will be bringing you the latest developments and happenings from the world of 3D printing, rapid prototyping and additive m … [Read more...]