Juniper released its top 10 tech trends for 2014 today. And if the research firm is right, our cities are going to get smarter, our money is going digital, and we’ll be printing a lot more products at home.
Hollywood, despite being ancient and entrenched, is embracing 3D printing in a big way.
With 3D printing, Fripp Design says it can churn out as many as 150 prosthetic eyes an hour, and sell them for as low as $160 each.
3D printing is a hot category, and HP, the king of printers, hopes to enter the market in 2014.
Motorola’s futuristic smartphones now have an equally futuristic manufacturing method: 3D printing.
Three Chinese scientists say they’ve found a way to create a metal that’s liquid at room temperatures, can be printed as if it was ink in ordinary, everyday desktop printers, and will adhere to surfaces as diverse and supple as rubber, paper, cotton T-shirts, or a leaf off an oak tree.
If America wants to be home to the next industrial revolution, it’s going to need a ton of 3D printers.
Victoria’s Secret, Swarovski, and 3D printing marketplace Shapeways have joined forces to give Victoria’s Secret models their 3D printed angel’s wings.
For some companies, 3D printers aren’t just making objects — they’re printing money,too.
This might not surprise you, but one day, that first 3D printer you buy could be made by HP.
A PR rep who is among the first Google Explorers has created a 3D-printed shade for Google Glass that makes it easier to read — and much less obvious to observers.
Voxeljet is probably the only 3D printing company that has the approval of both investors and James Bond.
3D printed guns: dangerous, controversial, and now, apparently art.
The illustrious serial entrepreneur and founder of SpaceX released a video of himself designing rocket parts with hand gestures, using holograms, virtual reality tech, Leap Motion, and a 3D printer.
London-headquartered VC firm Balderton Capital is betting on popular demand for 3D printing with a seed-stage investment in 3D printing network 3D Hubs.
Microsoft is leading the charge to standardize and simplify 3D printing on Windows.
If 3D printing is the end point of a 3D design, the Digitizer is the beginning.
If you’re a brand looking for a smart way to incorporate 3D printing in your ad campaigns, look no further than this example from Coca-Cola.
The power of 3D printing is helping criminals create custom credit card skimmers.
The only thing standing in the way of Protos’s custom 3D printed glasses is the funds needed to get the project off the ground.
Here’s something that you probably don’t need science to tell you: Melting plastic in a non-ventilated space can be bad for you.
Having a baby but can’t wait nine months to see what it look likes in 3D? A Japanese company has a solution.
3D printing is still shaping up to be one the best things that’s ever happened to NASA.
eBay announced today it’s releasing a new iOS app called eBay Exact, for ordering custom 3D-printed stuff.
While the MakerBot acquisition has been getting all of the attention, the move is a part of a larger consolidation of the 3D printing industry itself.
Editor’s Pick One of the most pleasant surprises today at Microsoft Build was the news that Windows 8.1 will natively support 3D printing. Here’s why it helps the big M and small companies.
Microsoft is pushing the future with big support for 3D printing.
Windows 8.1 is coming with some big improvements for 3D printer support.
Your next iPhone almost certainly won’t be made by a 3D printer.
Editor’s Pick MakerBot’s deal with Stratasys not only makes sense for both companies, it also sets the stage for the near future of 3D printing.
The rapidly expanding world of 3D printing just got a bit smaller.
Amazon is throwing its weight behind 3D printing with a section of its website dedicated to the technology.
3D printing companies may be looking to acquire MakerBot, but it’s unlikely the company will sell.
The agency believes the transformative technology could be “key” for astronauts venturing to Mars.
3D printing will come to the ISS in a big way in 2014.
3D printed guns are going to be tough to control, and the Department of Homeland security knows it.
Mind control could one day take the pain out of 3D design.
NASA has thrown a $125,000 grant at a research project to bring 3D-printed pizza into our reality.
There are dozens of companies selling 3D printers and printer supplies now, a sign that the market for home-based object printing is about to take off. Here’s a gallery of some of the contenders.
3D printing and augmented reality are very different technologies, but, combined, they can pull off some very interesting things.