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Wearables, Fashion and Technology, What’s 3D Printing Got to Do With It?

The Internet of Things, flexible electronics, mass customization, augmentation, bionics and prosthetics, shape memory and programmable materials, sports devices and the Apple Watch. All these trendy tag terms – so different from each other – are somehow described and defined by and contained within the general idea of wearables. But what …

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Shapeways and Valve to Offer Unprecedented Licensing Access for 3D Printed Products

Shapeways and Valve Corporation today announced a landmark program to allow creators to make and sell 3D printed objects based on Valve’s games and hardware. This first-of-its-kind program grants a license to designers to create 3D printed objects based on Valve’s heralded game franchises including DOTA 2, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Team Fortress 2, …

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3D Scans on Sony Xperia XZ1 to Be One-Click 3D Printed by Sculpteo

Just one week after partnering with Zbrush on in-app 3D printing, Sculpteo is now collaborating with Sony to mark the launch of the new Sony Xperia XZ1. Through the application “3D creator” of the new Xperia XZ1, users will be able to have Sculpteo’s online service 3D print the 3D scans they …

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Luxexcel and IFB Solutions Sign contract for the First Ophthalmic 3D Print Platform

Luxexcel and IFB Solutions have signed a contract for the first 3D print platform for ophthalmic lenses. The platform will be integrated into IFB’s optical operations in Winston-Salem, N.C. which is one of the top 10 independent labs in the country. The Luxexcel platform consists of industrial grade optical 3D-printers, …

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