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26/09 8:00 | POSTED IN 3D Printing

3D Printed Architecture in Space: 3D Printing on the Moon

While it seems like we have only skimmed the surface of all the ways 3D printing could eventually transform our lives, it increasingly emerges as a truly out-of-this-world component. And bad pun intended, we are actually being literal here: the technology is unveiling itself as one of the most...

03/08 1:54 | POSTED IN 3D Printing, 3D Scanning, Education, Manufacturing

Creaform Technologies… Take the Road!

Here is (another) way our 3D scanning technology is reaching people in ways we would have never thought of… As part of educational caravans, riding on the roads to reach people wherever they are. Our Go!SCAN 3D technology is currently included in two such projects: one in the US, and one...

29/06 9:00 | POSTED IN 3D Printing

Is the Building of the Future 3D-printed?

The United Arab Emirates just unveiled a fantastically promising technology project: the first fully 3D-printed office building on the planet. The futuristic and sleek looking space, deemed The Office of the Future, is a 2,600 square foot, single-story, multi-building campus that will host the offices of the Dubai Future Foundation. Its turnover was...

31/05 19:17 | POSTED IN 3D Scanning, Digital Preservation

The Go!SCAN 3D: Official Scanner of the Scorpion Squad!

Are you familiar with the American hit TV show SCORPION? Airing Monday night on CBS since 2014, it draws an average of 13.6 million viewers per episode. Highly addictive to watch, the show features a team of computer experts who solve complex, global high-tech problems and threats. The show is additionally...

18/05 15:53 | POSTED IN 3D Scanning, Human Body, Virtual Reality

Augmented Reality: Virtual Fitting Room for Retail Fashion

We all have to buy clothes eventually, but truth be told, not everyone likes having to try them on. So wouldn’t it be wonderful if we didn’t actually have to? That’s the customer-end of the promise made by virtual fitting rooms with augmented reality, popping up in more and more...

28/04 15:38 | POSTED IN Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality is at our doorstep!

Well probably not literally. But close! Virtual reality (VR) is no longer the sci-fi dream promised to many for decades, but never quite delivered. In fact, 2016 could even be the year of VR. CNN Money, among others, named it one of its only two biggest tech trends this year. ...

29/03 14:07 | POSTED IN 3D Printing

3D Printing: How the Diversification of Materials is Always Pushing the Limits

Think all 3D printers produce plastic parts? Well, (you know what’s coming…) think again! From 3D printing human tissue to metal, glass and even mashed potatoes, new materials seem to come up nearly every day! Here are a few that caught our attention lately.   Looks Good enough to Eat! The folks...

09/03 22:05 | POSTED IN 3D Printing, 3D Scanning, Human Body

3D printing human tissue… coming soon to a hospital near you

One of the most surprising and promising applications of 3D scanning and 3D printing is happening as we speak, as far away as possible from engineering labs. Wait for it… Medical researchers are currently experimenting with the technology to 3D print  human tissue. 3D printing : Ears, bones, and muscles, made of...

27/10 17:11 | POSTED IN 3D Printing, 3D Scanning, Human Body

The Creaform Health Care Partner 3D Scanner makes life easier for doctors and patients alike!

A recent article published on the 3DPrint.com opens a new window on the world of prosthetics… It highlights the work of Lizbeth Lopez, a biomedical engineer from Mexico City, who uses the Creaform Health Care Partner 3D scanner to create artificial legs for patients. For those of us lucky enough...

07/10 15:44 | POSTED IN 3D Printing, 3D Scanning

The World of Wearable Art… in 3D

The current revolution brought by 3D printing extends to the most surprising applications, even the ones as far removed as possible from the traditional “geek” sphere. One example: fashion! The seemingly ‘niche’ market of 3D printing in fashion is growing rapidly and presents a very refreshing and interesting counterpoint to...