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3D Printing Progress
Sep 5, 2018
IDTechEx TVWorld's largest 3-D printed reef installed at Summer Island Maldives

World's largest 3-D printed reef installed at Summer Island Maldives

Summer Island Maldives partnered with Reef Design Lab to design and build the 3-D modular reef.
3D Printing Progress
Aug 20, 2018
$1.1 million funding for magic pen that corrects eye injuries

$1.1 million funding for magic pen that corrects eye injuries

A BioPen that uses special ink to 'colour in' and treat eye wounds has taken a giant leap towards being commercially available, after the NSW Medical Devices Fund awarded its creators $1.1 million.
3D Printing Progress
Jun 13, 2018
IDTechEx TVTeam of teen soccer robots represent Australia at World Cup

Team of teen soccer robots represent Australia at World Cup

A team of teen robots, dubbed NUbots, are set to represent Australia at the RoboCup soccer world championships in Montréal.
3D Printing Progress
May 8, 2018
GM and Autodesk are using generative design for vehicles of the future

GM and Autodesk are using generative design for vehicles of the future

The lighter the car, the less fuel it uses, the less carbon it emits and the more money the driver saves. Now to push the boundaries on its next generation of lightweighting, the automaker is teaming up with Autodesk to use a combination of generative design and additive manufacturing as key technologies to develop future cars and trucks, including its alternative propulsion and zero emission vehicles.
3D Printing Progress
Apr 19, 2018
3D printed house points the way to sustainable construction industry

3D printed house points the way to sustainable construction industry

Printed on-site by a portable robot, the house showcases the role 3D printing can play in reducing construction waste; it increases efficiencies during the building process and allows materials to be reused at the end of the building's life, rather than ending up as landfill.
3D Printing Progress
Apr 11, 2018
Individual 3D-printed bandages

Individual 3D-printed bandages

A bioengineering professor, along with the help of other engineering faculty and students, created a 3D printer that uses electrospinning technology to print bandages directly onto a patient's skin, making them fit the individual's physical form.
3D Printing Progress
Apr 3, 2018
IDTechEx TVSoft robotic fish swims alongside real ones

Soft robotic fish swims alongside real ones

Even with many technological advances in recent years, it remains a challenging task to document marine life up close. But scientists believe they have a possible solution: using robots.
3D Printing Progress
Mar 16, 2018
3D printing helps develop world-first hearing aid

3D printing helps develop world-first hearing aid

A world-first self-fitting hearing aid with a rechargeable battery and the ability to be set via a smartphone has been developed.
3D Printing Progress
Mar 6, 2018
New wearable may hold benefits for people with Parkinson's

New wearable may hold benefits for people with Parkinson's

A new prototype for wearable tremor suppression gloves has a team of researchers believing real change is on the way for the more than 6 million people in the world afflicted by Parkinson's disease.
3D Printing Progress
Feb 28, 2018
The world's first 3D-printed camper

The world's first 3D-printed camper

The camper was printed in one piece, and took a little over 230 hours to 3D print the full-size camper prototype, called The Wave.
3D Printing Progress
Aug 20, 2018
$1.1 million funding for magic pen that corrects eye injuries

$1.1 million funding for magic pen that corrects eye injuries

A BioPen that uses special ink to 'colour in' and treat eye wounds has taken a giant leap towards being commercially available, after the NSW Medical Devices Fund awarded its creators $1.1 million.
3D Printing Progress
May 8, 2018
GM and Autodesk are using generative design for vehicles of the future

GM and Autodesk are using generative design for vehicles of the future

The lighter the car, the less fuel it uses, the less carbon it emits and the more money the driver saves. Now to push the boundaries on its next generation of lightweighting, the automaker is teaming up with Autodesk to use a combination of generative design and additive manufacturing as key technologies to develop future cars and trucks, including its alternative propulsion and zero emission vehicles.
3D Printing Progress
Apr 11, 2018
Individual 3D-printed bandages

Individual 3D-printed bandages

A bioengineering professor, along with the help of other engineering faculty and students, created a 3D printer that uses electrospinning technology to print bandages directly onto a patient's skin, making them fit the individual's physical form.
3D Printing Progress
Mar 16, 2018
3D printing helps develop world-first hearing aid

3D printing helps develop world-first hearing aid

A world-first self-fitting hearing aid with a rechargeable battery and the ability to be set via a smartphone has been developed.
3D Printing Progress
Feb 28, 2018
The world's first 3D-printed camper

The world's first 3D-printed camper

The camper was printed in one piece, and took a little over 230 hours to 3D print the full-size camper prototype, called The Wave.