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August 9th, 2017

Nanoscribe 3D printer overcomes design constraints in advanced micro-optics

German 3D printing company Nanoscribe is using its Photonic Professional GT 3D printer to fabricate micro-optical shapes including standard refractive micro-optics, freeform optics, diffractive optical elements, and multiplet lens systems. via 3ders.org, http://ift.tt/2hK0wnP

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Ortho Baltic adopts Nikon Metrology scanning tech to qualify 3D printed medical implants

Ortho Baltic, a Lithuanian manufacturer of bespoke 3D printed medical implants, recently made the decision to adopt a CT inspection technology to improve the quality of its products. To do so, Ortho Baltic reached out to Nikon Metrology, an expert in industrial measurement, inspection, and quality assurance. via 3ders.org, http://ift.tt/2vPBHNv

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From buzz to baritone: WASP 3D prints opera scenography for Rome production of Fra Diavolo

WASP, the Italian 3D printing specialist behind the DeltaWASP line of 3D printers, has collaborated with Rome’s Opera Theater to make 3D printed set design pieces for Fra Diavolo, an opera by Daniel Auber. The production will open on October 8, 2017. via 3ders.org, http://ift.tt/2wuz7tI

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Renishaw, Aeromet to establish 3D printing parameters for new A20X high-performance alloy

Renishaw, a UK-based metal 3D printing company, has announced a partnership with British aerospace and defense company Aeromet International Limited. Through their collaboration, both companies are seeking to establish additive manufacturing process parameters for Aeromet’s new aluminum alloy, A20X. via 3ders.org, http://ift.tt/2vPyLRl

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CrazyPi – The Maker Board Designed For DIY Robot Makers

SLAM navigator, map-drawing, realtime video/audio streaming, remote control by cloud, makes RaspberryPi a robot…Make Your Own Robot! – [currently HK$5,479 (3%) of HK$200,000 goal] via Technology (latest) :: Kicktraq, http://ift.tt/2uoMoXh

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Making fast and affordable 3D printed figurines with the ColorPod

VDG Spitstechniek, the Netherlands-based company behind the ColorPod 3D printer accessory, has demonstrated how users can turn their 3D scans into full-color human busts using the ColorPod. via 3ders.org, http://ift.tt/2vjinXN

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Japanese design firm id.arts 3D prints ultra-realistic mini kitchen model using FDM, SLA, SLS, more

Japanese design and product development company id.arts (formerly idarts, Inc.) has unveiled its latest 3D printing endeavour: an ultra-detailed and realistic miniature kitchen simulation model. via 3ders.org, http://ift.tt/2vNvCR0

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Shortlist for UK National Holocaust Memorial goes on show at V&A

Artists such as Michal Rovner, Rachel Whiteread and Anish Kapoor are among the leading cultural figures competing to create and realise the UKs National Holocaust Memorial and Learning Centre, which will stand in Victoria Tower Gardens next to Parliament.   The shortlisted concept designs from ten competing teams are on show at the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) in London …Continue reading →

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Tim Reeve, deputy director of the V&A, remembers Martin Roth

I felt I knew Martin long before I arrived for interview at the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) in spring 2013, when I got wind of the infamous headline shortly after his arrival in the UKWelcome to scruffy Britain: German director of the V&A lambasts the dressed-down style which has outlawed the tie. As a committed tie-wearer, I liked him …Continue reading →

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First public art works for Battersea Power Station site selected

The artists Jesse Wine and Haffendi Anuar have been awarded the inaugural Powerhouse sculpture commission based at Battersea Power Station, beating off competition from other shortlisted artists such as Conrad Shawcross and Bedwyr Williams. The works, to be unveiled in September at Battersea Power Stations Circus West Village, will stay in situ for three months.  Wines work will reference Henry …Continue reading →

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