INVESTIGATION & DESIGN

3D printing returns replica of 12th century candlestick to Gloucester

Investigation & design

3D printing returns replica of 12th century candlestick to Gloucester


Global engineering technologies company, Renishaw, is working with Gloucester Cathedral and the Victoria and Albert (V&A) Museum, London, to recreate the Gloucester Candlestick using metal additive manufacturing (3D printing) technology. The original candlestick is on show at the V&A Museum, while the Renishaw manufactured replica will be displayed and used at Gloucester Cathedral.   ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Design BRAND: Renishaw
3D printing of multiple materials thanks to the laser

Investigation & design

3D printing of multiple materials thanks to the laser


Researchers at Columbia University invent a new technique that could transform additive manufacturing processes, potentially allowing the printing of circuit boards, electromechanical components, and perhaps even robots. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: New advances BRAND: Columbia University
LandingPad, from virtual reality to the desktop

Investigation & design

LandingPad, from virtual reality to the desktop


Gravity sketch launches a cloud platform designed for a continuous workflow that manages, views and shares sketches and 3D files through the browser from the device, to anywhere ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Realidad Virtual BRAND: Gravity sketch
A 3D printed necklace that prevents you from touching your face

Investigation & design

A 3D printed necklace that prevents you from touching your face


NASA engineers share the files to make a portable device that continually prevents you from impulsively touching your face, a preventative gesture to fight the coronavirus. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: New advances
Boeing Conducts First-Ever Astronaut Training in Virtual Reality

Investigation & design

Boeing Conducts First-Ever Astronaut Training in Virtual Reality


Photorealistic VR allows Starliner crew members to experience the most demanding and safety-critical scenarios in all phases of spaceflight ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Realidad Virtual BRAND: Varjo
Scientists Develop World´s First Spherical Artificial Eye with 3D Retina

Investigation & design

Scientists Develop World´s First Spherical Artificial Eye with 3D Retina


An international team led by scientists at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) has recently developed the world’s first 3D artificial eye with capabilities better than existing bionic eyes and in some cases, even exceed those of the human eyes, bringing vision to humanoid robots and new hope to patients with visual impairment. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: New advances
Imitate the vibrant colors of nature with a modified 3D printer

Investigation & design

Imitate the vibrant colors of nature with a modified 3D printer


Brilliantly colored chameleons, butterflies, opals – and now some 3D-printed materials – reflect color by using nanoscale structures called photonic crystals. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: New advances BRAND: Illinois University
Work immersion rooms thanks to Virtual Reality

Investigation & design

Work immersion rooms thanks to Virtual Reality


GE Hitachi and Virtualware revolutionize workforce training with a different concept ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Realidad Virtual BRAND: Virtualware
ATMOBLUE, the first 3D printed smart air purifier

Investigation & design

ATMOBLUE, the first 3D printed smart air purifier


It is a patented air filtration system that uses replaceable industrial grade filters that block 99.9% of air particles. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Design
“Flexoskeletons“: robots inspired by insects faster and cheaper to manufacture thanks to 3D printing

Investigation & design

“Flexoskeletons“: robots inspired by insects faster and cheaper to manufacture thanks to 3D printing


Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a new method that doesn’t require any special equipment and works in just minutes to create soft, flexible, 3D-printed robots. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Design





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