Those of you spending all that precious time applying layers of make-up and choosing your favourite lippy don’t need to fret anymore, with a personal digitised make-up artist doing the hard work for you. Or is this just a hopeful invention that’s going to turn your face into a clown?
Wellington boasts some of the world's leading 3D printing designers. A new noses from Victoria University, Weta made film props, shoes and dresses - what else is there? Leigh Stockton investigates.
A model foetus, an Aston Martin and functioning guitar are just three of these 20 surprising 3D printed things
A pillar of what’s being hailed as the third industrial revolution, 3D printing is set to radically change manufacturing. Here's how.
Did you know that the technology behind 3D printing dates back to 1986? This infographic shows where this innovative technology came from and how it has gotten to where it is today.
The duo behind Auckland company Critical Pixels do some pretty cool things. They'll make a 3D model of your product idea, create a website or dream up an identity for your brand. But their ultimate goal is to upskill young people and communities with a maker space based on open source technologies and a social enterprise philosophy.
3D printing is getting more accessible and affordable and the Shapematic app is further evidence of the trend.
Thingiverse is a utopia of all things that have been produced by 3D printers, courtesy of MakerBot Industries, a pioneer in the 3D printing scene.
“If you are not using 3D printing for rapid prototyping in manufacturing now, you are making a mistake,” says Gideon Levy, a world expert on additive manufacturing who visited the University of Auckland last week.
Broken arms and smelly old casts are no match for Kiwi ingenuity, thanks to a 3D-printed exoskeletal cast concept designed by a New Zealand student.
New product Handvas is another win for 3D printing and an innovative solution to showcasing art prints.
Oh, the wondrous things coming off printers these days – houses, bone, and gun parts . See more examples at Mashable. Some gush about 3D printing following the personal computer trajectory.
3D printing offers all sorts of possibilities for creating things, from body parts to guns and even houses. And according to a 3D printing news site, Dutch architect Janjaap Ruijssenaars (39) from Universe Architecture in has come up with a one-piece building to be constructed using a 3D printer.
The worldwide maker movement is booming with the proliferation of cheap 3D printers, and today we feature some interesting applications for this very modern take on the home workshop.
3D printing has given an elderly woman a new jaw in what doctors say is the first operation of its kind.
If can’t bring the latest addition to your family to show the rellies, have junior’s photo printed on a sack of rice and send it to them for a more 3D experience