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August, 2017

XYZPrinting announces $3,000 da Vinci full-Color 3D Printer with 3DColorJet technology

3D printer manufacturer XYZprinting has announced the $3,000 Da Vinci Color: a fused filament fabrication 3D printer that offers full CMYK printing by incorporating inkjet printing into the build process. via 3ders.org, http://ift.tt/2emyFpg

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Sony new Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact phones come with 3D scanning technology

The rapid evolution of 3D technology in the last decade has seen the 3D printer, something that was once an expensive industrial tool, become an affordable household item for many consumers. So it was only a matter of time before 3D scanners became equally accessible. via 3ders.org, http://ift.tt/2iJJRRY

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Italy relaxes export laws for post-war art

After almost two years of debate, Italy has approved a new law relaxing the countrys notably stringent art export regulations. The market and competition legislation, passed by Italian parliament earlier this month and effective as of 29 August, extends the window during which private owners of works by deceased artists may self-certify them for export from Italy without a licence, …Continue reading →

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3D Printing News Roundup: OrthoPediatrics, Chromatic 3D Materials, Stratasys, Type A Machines, 3D printed fashion

Here's a round-up of recent events, to keep you up to speed with what's been happening in the 3D printing world. Recently we've seen a partnership established between OrthoPediatrics and Mighty Oak Medical, 3D printed fashion being displayed at a Seoul textile exhibition, and much more besides. via 3ders.org, http://ift.tt/2vFsYKb

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Piero Dorazio

via The Art Newspaper, http://ift.tt/2wjc5Yr

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Siemens to assist Dubai Roads and Transport Authority in 3D printing parts for metro system

Industrial manufacturing company Siemens has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) to develop 3D printed parts for the latter’s transport subsystems. via 3ders.org, http://ift.tt/2vL2Exy

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Plantoids: the smart 3D printed robots that will help keep your plants alive

Citizen Scientific Workshop (CSW) has launched a Kickstarter campaign for Plantoids, 3D printable robots that put your plants on wheels. Each 3D printed device seeks out sunlight and fresh air to give its green passenger the best chance of good health. via 3ders.org, http://ift.tt/2vKmn0f

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Expandable bone screw 3D printed in titanium could improve spinal surgery recovery

Researchers from Curtin University in Australia have teamed up with surgeons from the Royal Perth Hospital and the St John of God Subiaco Hospital to develop a 3D printed device that can help patients suffering from severe bone fractures or osteoporosis recover from surgery, particularly spinal surgery. via 3ders.org, http://ift.tt/2vKy8Ui

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Has RCLifeOn mastered the art of 3D printed t-shirt design?

3DSimon Sorensen, creator of the YouTube channel RCLifeOn, has uploaded a video tutorial for making 3D printed t-shirt designs. The maker uses NinjaFlex flexible filament to 3D print patterns directly onto cotton t-shirts. via 3ders.org, http://ift.tt/2wTjRtN

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Formwerk3D helps 3D scan rare bust of Ancient Egyptian pharaoh Akhenaten

Up until now, if you wanted to set your eyes upon the rare Ancient Egyptian bust of Akhenaten you would have had to bustle through a crowd at Hannover’s Museum August Kestner and peer past a casing of protective glass. Now, however, thanks to 3D scanning technologies, you don’t even have to make the trip to Germany to see the …Continue reading →

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