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Zortrax 3D prints Photon robot for kids

Polish 3D printing company Zortrax has revealed its role in the development of the Photon educational robot. In Photon’s early stages of development, Zortrax 3D printed 25 versions to help refine the design. Teaching kids programming The purpose of the Photon is to encourage children to learn programming and engage in robotics. Photon was launched […]

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Machine learning SurfNet creates 3D models from 2D images

New research has developed AI technology that can transform 2D images into 3D content. The method, called SurfNet, has great potential in the field of robotics and autonomous vehicles, as well as creating digital 3D content. The research was led by Purdue University’s Donald W. Feddersen Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Karthik Ramani. SurfNet The technology utilizes machine […]

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Iglidur I150 Tribo filament by Igus approved for 3D printing food

German 3D printed plastics manufacturer Igus has officially forayed into the world of 3D food printing. The Cologne-based company has just announced the official certification of their iglidur I150 Tribo filament for use in the food industry, according to EU regulations.

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Are You Ready for 4D Printing?

It took three decades for 3D printing to become a disruptive force … as a further extension of additive manufacturing.
According to Grandview Research, the … , whereas 3D printed objects are not self-healing.
As an extension of the 3D printing

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Toward additive manufacturing

A scientist using a 3D printer at the ARTC. Credit: A* … sector.
The Rise of Additive Manufacturing
Although additive manufacturing has been around since the … ‘ for additive manufacturing,” says Vastola. “Because additive manufacturing is such a …

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