3D printing


Links Week Commencing 20th September 2021

by Bob Raikes

Every week we see some articles that don’t really need comment or are just plain interesting. Here are a few from the first part of this week. Luxexcel and Optiswiss announce cooperation for 3D …

Tags:3D printing| Apple| Barco| Cinema Projection| Curved Displays| Desktop Monitors| Eyewear| Game Playing| HP Inc| iOS (Apple)| MiniLED| Super Hi-Vision (8K)

And Finally… Vol 23 No 13

by Tom Allen

On the 1st April Next Thing Co. announced that its PocketC.H.I.P mini computer, launched in 2009, is set to become one of 2016’s hottest pieces of technology, thanks to the low cost of making …

Tags:3D printing| Back Panel| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 23 - Issue 13| Wearables

Masterpiece Paintings Reproduced with Incredible 3D Printing Process

by Chris Chinnock

Canon held their special EXPO in the Javits Center in New York last week. Over 9,000 people attended the cavernous exhibit. There were so many different aspects of Canon on display, it was a …

Tags:3D printing| Canon| Canon New York 2015| Vol 22 - Issue 37

Microsoft Plans 3D Printing From Smartphones

by Tom Allen

Microsoft Research has developed an app called MobileFusion, which can 3D scan objects and load the data into a 3D printer, or use it for augmented reality gaming. The system works by stitching together …

Tags:3D printing| Cameras| Microsoft| Mobile Display Monitor| Smartphones| Vol 22 - Issue 35

Ultrasound Forms Physical Phone Controls

by Tom Allen

A new research paper (http://tinyurl.com/p96ytfp), by Disney Research and Carnegie Mellon University, details how ultrasound from a smartphone can be used to help form a physical input device. A plastic sheath for the phone …

Tags:3D printing| Mobile Display Monitor| Smartphones| Touch| Vol 22 - Issue 17

Form Labs Brings Classic 50s TV to Modern Age

by Tom Allen

Form Labs has recreated the iconic 1950s TV, the Philco Predicta, using 3D printing – although the scale is a little off. Using their own printer, the Form+1, and clear resin, the team printed …

Tags:3D printing| Back Panel| Large Display Monitor| LCD TVs| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 14

Austin Airport


by Len Scrogan

The US EdTech conference season kicks off each year with strong events in Florida and Texas. So I found myself at the TCEA 2015 conference in Austin (early February), once again trend hunting from …

Tags:3D printing| Autostereo 3D| Education| Large Display Monitor| Stereo 3D| Vol 22 - Issue 09

Fireworks at ISTE 2015

by Len Scrogan

While BETT has recently concluded, the groundwork is just now being laid for the June-July ISTE 2015 educational technology conference, with the fireworks taking place in Philadelphia this year. Last year, this conference was enjoyed by …

Tags:3D display| 3D printing| Education| Stereo 3D| Vol 22 - Issue 06

Third Platform Will Dominate ICT Growth in 2015

by Raverstead

We recently ‘attended’ a webinar by IDC, covering the company’s prediction for the ‘third platform’. The third platform consists of 21st century technologies such as big data, mobile, the cloud and the internet of …

Tags:3D printing| IDC| Internet of Things IOT| Large Display Monitor| Market Data| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 21 - Issue 48