drupa next age: Platform for Networking and New Business

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  The special area drupa next age (dna) sets the scene for newcomers and young talents from the print and packaging sector in a targeted manner. With Deborah Corn and Frank Tueckmantel, drupa has enlisted two strong partners with longstanding industry expertise for organizing and designing this show-in-show for cross-sectional technologies.     Big ideas, small […]

Print, Technology and the Circular Economy

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At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, some lauded a positive of the widespread virus – a win for sustainability, a chance for our natural habitat to ‘heal’ as people stayed home, factories closed their doors, cars stayed off the roads, and flights were grounded. However, on the other side of the coin, the pandemic […]

From Inkjet to Organs: A Look at Bioprinting

As I write this, I can’t help but feel a little sad. Instead of packing up my comfiest footwear and getting ready to stomp the halls of Messe Dusseldorf, I remain stuck at home, only able to interact with industry peers through a screen. No witnessing new technology launches. No beer hall debriefs with friends […]

4 Ways Emerging Tech Can Help You Manage Supply Chain Risk

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I didn’t plan on writing something that adds to the coronavirus information overload, but unfortunately, it continues to be at the forefront of my mind both personally and professionally, whether I like it or not! From a business perspective, there’s no doubt that COVID-19 is wreaking havoc around the world. Axios reports almost three-quarters of […]

Three Tech Trends for Print… in 2020 and Beyond

Happy 2020! That number alone sounds pretty futuristic – I’m sure if our child selves were asked what 2020 will be like, many of us would have conjured up images of flying cars, robot helpers, and food replacement pills. Well, we’re not quite there with the flying cars, (although the recent CES show did see […]

3D Printing Goes Viral With Sci-Fi Inspired Process

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Revolutionary 3D process turns conventional 3D printing upside down by Ben Rutter Are you ready to see the flyest step forward in 3D printing this year and quite possibly for a while to come? I hope you shouted a resounding “YES” at your computer, because I want you to be ahead of the pack when […]

Personalized 3D Printed Gift Lures New Customers

3D Printing adds Novelty to Email-to-Print Marketing Campaign A business acquaintance just started using 3D printing in his sale prospecting process. I wish I had thought of it! First he collects names and email addresses when he does presentations. He offers a free personalized gift if attendees sign up for his email newsletter. Then he […]

[Infographic] How 3D Printing Will Revolutionize The Classroom

Im not sure that “revolutionize” is the fair term to use based on the examples they give for classroom uses for 3D print, but those objects could certainly enhance the learning experience and take it to another level. The 3D print info is worth a read… I didn’t know you could use stainless steel as […]

HP Unveils Future of 3D Printing and Immersive Computing as Part of Blended Reality Vision

HP 3D Print Technology to set standards in quality, performance and speed with break-through economics New Immersive Computing platform, Sprout by HP, intuitively redefines how creation and technology come together PALO ALTO, Calif., October 29, 2014 – HP (NYSE: HPQ) today introduced its vision for the future of computing and 3D printing by unveiling its […]

Five Facts On 3D Printing

Understanding what you need to know about technology’s next big game-changer, 3D printing. Chuck Hall, the inventor of 3D printer and founder of 3D Systems created this invention in 1983. Companies all over the world have been attempting to make the most innovative 3D printer. Entrepreneurs, startups and affordable machinery makes this industry evolve more […]

A23D: A 3D-Printed Letterpress Font … MOVIE!

This is a pretty fabulous juxtaposition of future, meeting past, to create present. This short film is billed as “The story of the birth of the worlds first uniquely designed, 3D printed Letterpress font.” While there aren’t any major plot twists, the movie will still deliver typographic nirvana and 3D print wow factor, with a nice bit of letterpress history. It […]

First 3D Printed Bump Key

Two German engineers have created a skeleton key, one that can open any lock, using 3D printing. This key has multiple grooves cut to the same length that will fit into conventional locks. Using 3D printing, keys can be created using accessible equipment. The engineers do not intend to release the software, but this demonstration […]