• Great Makerbot Digitizer Sale Deal – 32% Discount

    I’m not sure why, especially since the product was just announced a couple months ago, but the Maker Shed currently has a super sale deal running for the Makerbot Digitizer. The standard list price of $1399.99 is discounted by 32% to $949.99 until New Years Eve. The new scanner isn’t for everyone, as I mentioned [...]

  • Making the all-new Apple Mac Pro – with Robots!! (Video)

    Given all the video and photos I process, it’s pretty much a foregone conclusion that my next computer purchase will be the new Mac Pro. Even though it’s a bit pricey, the speed and processing power it is expected to deliver will improve my output and efficiency considerably. So, it’s good to know that the [...]

  • MakerBot Explorers Podcast Debut Episode (Video)

    How many start-up CEO’s do you know that host a podcast? Not many, for sure. As of today you can add Bre Pettis, the CEO and co-founder of Makerbot Industries to that short but illustrious list of podcasting CEOs. In the inaugural episode of the new MakerBot Explorers podcast, Bre interacts with Corey Renner, Tom [...]

  • Make: Robot Hacks Dives Deep Into InMoov, the Open Source 3D Printed Humanoid Robot (Video)

    Thanks to the Make: Robot Hacks series, hosted by Mike Senese, you can get an inside perspective on the development, trials and tribulations, and performance of Gael Langevin’s unique InMoov Open Source 3D printed humanoid robot. Via: Robot Hacks | MAKE

  • MakerBot Academy – Putting 3D Printers in All US Schools

    Makerbot and America Makes jointly announced “Makerbot Academy”, a new initiative to support and strengthen American schools and STEM education. A big part of the initiative centres around giving students access to technology to foster interest, curiosity, and enthusiasm in STEM. The new Makerbot Academy, with support from donors, plans to place thousands of 3D [...]

  • 3D Printing Technology

  • Filastruder Cheap filament for 3D printing

    Filastruder Cheap filament for 3D printing

        There’s a new Kickstarter project named “Filastruder” for a cheap ABS filament extruder that’s practical for a hobbyist to use. It claims to reduce ABS filament costs dramactically. Related links: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/833191773/filastruder-a-robust-inexpensive-filament-extruder

    Apr 10, 2013 | 0 comments | View Post

  • MakerBot Announces New Scanner

    MakerBot Announces New Scanner

    It’s SXSW  time again already, so it should come as no surprise that companies involved in the interactive space are rolling out press releases and product announcements designed to leverage the excitement of the moment. The most exciting, and interesting

    Mar 10, 2013 | 0 comments | View Post

  • 3D Printing PLA Filament in Fruity Colors

    3D Printing PLA Filament in Fruity Colors

    One of the design constraints facing artists and other creative types using 3D printing is the limited palette of available plastic filaments. Most sources of affordable filament tend to stick with primary (elementary school) colors like Red, Yellow, Blue, Green,

    Nov 29, 2012 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Techniques

  • Prototyping A Camera Mount

    Prototyping A Camera Mount

    3D printing makes it incredibly easy to crank out new parts on a whim. For example, I’m about to make the trek to California for RoboGames and want to use a Contour ROAM2 HD action camera to capture some of

    Apr 15, 2013 | 0 comments | View Post

  • MakerBot Announces New Scanner

    MakerBot Announces New Scanner

    It’s SXSW  time again already, so it should come as no surprise that companies involved in the interactive space are rolling out press releases and product announcements designed to leverage the excitement of the moment. The most exciting, and interesting

    Mar 10, 2013 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Using MakerWare Software with Older Makerbot Printers (Video)

    Using MakerWare Software with Older Makerbot Printers (Video)

    It didn’t take long for Josef Prusa to figure out how to hack the new MakerWare software from MakerBot so that it could be used with earlier Makerbot printers like the Cupcake and Thing-o-matic. Surprisingly, Makerbot didn’t provide this functionality,

    Sep 22, 2012 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Other Recent Articles

  • The NAO action figure

    The NAO action figure

    This 3D printing video was interesting: http://ift.tt/11P7Px2 We are pleased to announce the opening of our store, an e-commerce site dedicated to NAO fans. On the occasion of the launch, we reveal the first figure of NAO. The figure who can do (almost) everything! Available in red or blue from today on Aldebaran Store Via: [...]

    Nov 25, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

  • HP Multi Jet Fusion™ Technology: Limitless potential for 3D Printing

    HP Multi Jet Fusion™ Technology: Limitless potential for 3D Printing

    This 3D printing video was interesting: Learn more about the new HP Multi Jet Fusion™ Technology for 3D printing here: http://ift.tt/152yrwS HP Multi Jet Fusion™ Technology enables the world to realize the full potential of 3D printing in fully functional parts. HP transforming agents could control texture, friction, strength, elasticity, electrical properties, thermal properties, and [...]

    Nov 22, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Special Effects Secrets of Wired’s Comic-Con Robot

    Special Effects Secrets of Wired’s Comic-Con Robot

    This 3D printing video was interesting: The secret of Wired’s Comic-Con robot is that it actually isn’t a robot at all. It’s a cleverly designed suit that employs a combination of practical effects tricks to give the illusion of a lurching heavy mech. We speak to the makers of this amazing suit to learn about [...]

    Nov 22, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Interview with a Printer

    Interview with a Printer

    This 3D printing video was interesting: Hackaday interviews Josef Průša. Read the post: http://wp.me/pk3lN-A9t 0:26 How did you get involved in 3D printing? 3:14 How’s your business going? 5:10 What’s the best recent advancement in 3D printing? 6:40 What’s the worst? 7:51 What is the state of the RepRap project 8:50 What’s up with the [...]

    Nov 20, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Geckotek Build Plates Preview

    Geckotek Build Plates Preview

    This 3D printing video was interesting: Via: http://ift.tt/1yu1XnF

    Nov 11, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Chappie – Trailer #1

    Chappie – Trailer #1

    This 3D printing video was interesting: District 9 director Neill Blomkamp helms this robot movie starring Sharlto Copley, Dev Patel, Sigourney Weaver and Hugh Jackman. Via: http://ift.tt/1y39NV3

    Nov 05, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Japan’s Robot World Unleashed: They’re Here! ★WAO! RYU ONLY in JAPAN

    Japan’s Robot World Unleashed: They’re Here! ★WAO! RYU ONLY in JAPAN

    This 3D printing video was interesting: Robots in Japan have entered the next stage! From science fiction to THEY’RE HERE right now standing next to you! Soon, everyday life will have some kind of robot in it. Let’s take a look at what’s here right now and what’s coming in 2015 and beyond. In this [...]

    Nov 01, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

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