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November 19, 2014 10:53 am
Melissa Fassbender, Editor, @melfass
Over the past few years, the 3D printing experienced explosive growth. The next step, according to Inventables CEO Zach Kaplan, is 3D carving. With close to $635,000 raised on Kickstarter for his latest project – a 3D carver – he might be right ...
November 18, 2014 3:38 pm
Alyssa Kiner, Solid Concepts
The second iteration Crittercam “Kitty Cams” took store-bought “spy cameras” and tore apart the inner workings, added a more powerful battery pack and special programming, and mounted the guts into the 3D printed casing ...      
November 17, 2014 10:03 am
Brian Benton, Line/Shape/Space
Home thermostats, TVs, cars, fitness bands. The list of devices for the Internet of Things (IoT) continues to grow, and it’s not stopping. IDC predicts the IoT will reach upward of 30 billion devices by 2020. While there are a lot of ... 
November 14, 2014 9:51 am
Tapan Sant, Automotive Engineering Consultant, Hi-Tech Outsourcing Services
The automotive industry undergoes a continuous shifting process as technological advancement brings in new opportunities everyday. Being one of the most customer-centric industries, automotive manufacturers are strained ...    
November 13, 2014 1:40 pm
Juste Semetaite, Community and Content Manager at CGTrader.com
No one wants to live fast and die young anymore. The new cult that’s spun the society into an obsessive quest for the modern elixir of extended life is the beating heart of the 21st century. It is, of course, the all-consuming desire to ...
November 12, 2014 10:21 am
Jeff Yoders, Line/Shape/Space
Walt Disney Imagineering builds the Disney experiences you always remember — from jamming with the animatronic Country Bears to shivering in the Pirates of the Carribean boat to admiring Ariel’s perfectly flowing hair on The Little Mermaid ride ...
November 11, 2014 9:25 am
John H. Grover Jr., Lean Manufacturing Manager & Automotive Repair America
You may be thinking about implementing lean manufacturing practices in your facility, or may have heard about lean manufacturing and want to know more. Whatever the case may be, these tips for implementing lean manufacturing ...   
November 10, 2014 1:17 pm
Melissa Fassbender, Editor, @melfass
Many companies claim to have the world’s first or best, it may even be the cheapest or the highest quality. Most expletives are hard to navigate in market where everyone is pushing to advance their own products. Below I have compiled ... 
November 10, 2014 9:15 am
PD&D Staff
dSPACE, a company that provides solutions to accelerate the development and test of electronic control units (ECUs) and mechatronic control systems, has announced its new dSPACE Inc. president, Dr. Peter Waeltermann ...    
November 7, 2014 9:48 am
Melissa Fassbender, Editor, @melfass
With myriad 3D printers seeking funding on Kickstarter, it is hard to discern what makes each one unique. Calling itself the first “one size fits all” model, the MakerMex stands out with modular add-ons that allows the printer to adapt to ...
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