More Game-Changers in the World of 3D Printing Ann R. Thryft 5/19/2016 Post a comment HP's industry-changing 3D printing announcement for commercial-scale end-production wasn't the only news of note at RAPID 2016 this week. Here are six more game-changing software and hardware news items, plus some videos explaining HP's technology.
3D-Printed Satellite Antenna Is Just One Piece Ann R. Thryft 4/6/2016 (1) comment With an eye toward building space-qualified radio-frequency components for Earth observation and science instruments, the European Space Agency has 3D printed a satellite antenna designed as a single part.
NASA Wants Your 3D Printed Habitat Design Ann R. Thryft 6/12/2015 Post a comment Think you can design 3D-printed deep space buildings that will sustain human life? Think your design can win out over zillions of entries? You've got until July 15 next month to submit your registration package to America Makes and NASA for the 3D Printed Habitat Challenge.
New 3D Printing File Format Released Ann R. Thryft 5/11/2015 Post a comment Microsoft, HP, Dassault, and other industry heavyweights in 3D printing have launched a new 3DP file format, 3MF. The consortium says the spec will more fully describe a 3D model and will be interoperable with multiple applications, platforms, services, and printers.
10 Robots You Don't Want to Mess With Ann R. Thryft 6/18/2014 (9) comments The current crop of military robots includes small, tank-like unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs); more specialized types like large autonomous vehicles; and both large and small winged robots, one carrying its own fuel cell.
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