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December, 2017

Put AI to Work for Your Small Business in 2018

New AI-enabled solutions for the workplace are available from Salesforce, Microsoft and Amazon. via http://ift.tt/N4vBNq, http://ift.tt/2zUoVuF

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Vuurwerk afsteken gaat FOUT! (zie mancave.conrad.nl)

Vuurwerk afsteken kan natuurlijk heel erg gevaarlijk zijn als je niet veilig bent. En in veel gevallen gaat het fout omdat je te dichtbij het vuurwerk staat. Met een ontsteker (of detonator, hoe je het maar wilt noemen) kun je op afstand het vuurwerk afsteken. Het is ook gemakkelijk te maken, in de video laten we zien hoe dat moet. …Continue reading →

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Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts uses 3D printing and scanning to recreate ancient academic ceremony

We’ve reported before on the unique 3D printing work carried out by China’s Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts (GAFA), when they teamed up with a Shanghai design studio to create a range of 3D printed furniture. The Academy recently completed another impressive project, this time one that combines cutting-edge 3D printing technology with classical aesthetics via 3ders.org, http://ift.tt/2zMsjHZ

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Handi Life Sport explores use of 3D printing for producing boccia balls for paralympic athletes

When you think of bocce or pétanque, it is hard not to think of groups of retired men, sipping on cool drinks and tossing balls in the shade of a park. It’s as though the casual sport is stuck in the past—in a good way, to be sure. via 3ders.org, http://ift.tt/2lqyGMe

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Bioengineers hack cells to make folding 3D printed shapes from living tissue

Bioengineers from UC San Francisco are using a 3D cell-patterning technology called DNA-programmed assembly of cells (DPAC) to 3D print complex folding shapes out of living tissue. The research could help scientists create complex and functional synthetic tissues. via 3ders.org, http://ift.tt/2lmXPr0

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Kwambio unveils Ceramo One binder jetting based industrial ceramic 3D printer

Kwambio, a ceramic production company based in the Ukrainian city of Odessa, has developed an industrial ceramic 3D printer which it says is more precise than existing desktop ceramic 3D printers. The machine, called the Ceramo One, will be available for pre-order as soon as January 2018. via 3ders.org, http://ift.tt/2C89IMJ

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Hebei University team 3D prints highly accurate, patient-specific liver model for under $90

A team from the Affiliated Hospital of Hebei University in China has demonstrated the ability to 3D print a complex 1:1 liver model for surgical planning purposes for less that $90. The team, led by Professor Cheng Shujie, claims the patient-specific 3D printed liver models will help to improve hepatic surgery planning. via 3ders.org, http://ift.tt/2lmZzQZ

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Worlds first 3D printed bus shelter installed in Shanghai, China

In the town of Fengjing in the Jinshan District, Shanghai, China recently cemented its reputation as one of the leading global 3D printing innovators with the opening of the world’s first 3D printed bus station. The groundbreaking structure seamlessly integrates science, technology and nature, and it has been put into use for the Fengjing Line 4 bus service. via 3ders.org, …Continue reading →

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Taiwans ITRI to launch 3D printed bionic bone implants for ethnically Chinese people in 2018

The Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) of Taiwan has developed a range of 3D printed bionic bone structures specifically designed for Chinese people. The 3D printed bones, made from metal and composite materials, are expected to launch on the Chinese commercial market in late 2018. via 3ders.org, http://ift.tt/2DsoI4n

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CTC patents 3D printing concept that uses gaseous metals to build thin-walled parts

Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC) announced it has been granted a patent for its “Additive Manufacturing Using Metals from the Gaseous State” process. via 3ders.org, http://ift.tt/2CbAR0D

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