Bumpy Photo uses 3D printing to to turn a standard 2D photo into a full-color 3D relief sculpture.
Scholarships of up to $25,000 will be awarded to students who have demonstrated high standards of academic excellence in the “STEM” fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
The second annual Product Design + Innovation conference will take place on May 29-30, 2012 at the ExCel Centre in London.
ConfigLink is integrated within several major CAD systems including Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 5.0, SolidWorks 2011, Autodesk Inventor 2011 and Solid Edge ST4.
Sunkist Research used Autodesk 3ds Max and Autodesk Showcase software to create renderings and animations that demonstrated proof of concept to partners and customers.
The Manufacturing Leadership Summit will be held on April 29-May 2, 2012 in Palm Beach, Florida.
IPC is a trade association with more than 3,200 member companies which represent all facets of the electronics industry, including design, printed board manufacturing, electronics assembly and test.
Career Opportunities in Robotics is on April 10 and Fundamentals of Robotics is April 12 – both are free and start at Noon Eastern Daylight Savings Time.
NineSigma will roll out a new program in the next two months for solution providers who are interested in becoming part of the company’s global network.
The VX800 3D printed an architectural model (dimensions 840 x 840 x 225 millimetres) in approximately one day for a social centre in Ghana.
The RAPID 2012 Conference & Exposition Conference and Exposition will be held May 22-25, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia.
The 15-minute program, aimed at potential end users who may not be familiar with PM and MIM, is built on the theme, “Every day, in some way, PM and MIM touch your life.”
A sulfonation reaction transforms the plastic fiber into an infusible form when dipped in an acid chemical bath where it reacts and forms a black fiber that no longer will melt.
Expert Series 10 includes View Expert, Dimensions Expert, 3Data Expert Lite, Sim Expert and 3Data Expert modules for 3D Printing, Additive Manufacturing and Simulation applications.
The company plans to regularly host thought-provoking ideation sessions for business and consumer thought leaders and shapers at the new innovation center in Rock Hill, South Carolina.
The new suites provide a broad range of cloud services to help manufacturers more efficiently design, build and deliver better products faster and at reduced costs.
The webinar will be held on Wednesday, April 4, 2012 from 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM EDT.
The NanoManufacturing conference is co-located with the MicroManufacturing Conference and Exhibits and will be held March 28-29, 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts.
The Lemelson-MIT InvenTeam Initiative inspires and empowers youth to invent by engaging students in creative thinking, problem-solving and hands-on learning.
Chris Anderson is the curator of the TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) Conferences and Founder of the Sapling Foundation.
Biomerics LLC, headquartered in Salt Lake City, specializes in biomedical materials, compounding, injection molding, extrusion, and medical device fabrication.
AS9100C fully incorporates the requirements of the ISO 9001:2008 certification, while adding nearly 100 additional requirements specific to quality and safety for aerospace manufacturing.
This webinar will be chaired by Bhaskar Sinha, Head - Design and Manufacturing, Geometric Limited on Thursday, April 19, 2012 from 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM EDT.
Hannover Messe 2012 will be held April 23-27, 2012 in Hannover, Germany.
DARPA’s Maximum Mobility and Manipulation (M3) program seeks to create and demonstrate significant scientific and engineering advances in robot mobility and manipulation capabilities.
The webinar will discuss how to download and install the Operating System on the SD card, run the boot up script, use the script editor and begin to create applications.
The 28th annual Coordinate Metrology Systems Conference (CMSC) will be held in New Orleans, LA from July 16-20, 2012 at The Roosevelt Hotel.
voxeljet recently sold a VX500 to Hyundai in Korea and Ford UK purchased a new VX800 system as part of a replacement process.
The joint development project to merge 3D printing and printed electronics to create the world’s first fully printed hybrid structure.
RockOn! 2012 will be held at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. The annual workshop is held in partnership with the Colorado and Virginia Space Grant Consortia.
The Student Edition of ZW3D starts students off with core 2D and 3D design capabilities, and provides the same capability of ZW3D Premium Edition except for some output functions.
Applications for the 2012 Awards of Excellence in Metalforming must reach PMA no later than May 31, 2012.
Mazak Corporation is hosting a special Discover More With Mazak event at its Northeast Technology Center in Windsor Locks, Connecticut, May 8, 9 and 10 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily.
Travertson Motorcycles is using a variety of tools in the SolidWorks® 2012 3D design solution to create its motorcycles, including molding design, flow simulation and product rendering capabilities.
EMEX 2012 will be held May 1-3, 2012 at the ASB Showgrounds in Auckland, New Zealand.
Terry Wohlers will keynote RAPID 2012 and forecast industry growth, emerging applications and new business opportunities in the addtive manufacturing industry.
DESIGN West will be held at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California from March 26-29, 2012.
Xcentric’s Process Engine eliminates problems by analyzing the internal cavity pressure and identifying optimal pressure requirements necessary to fill parts free of stress during production runs.
TurboCAD Pro v19 is a new 64-Bit version which addresses up to 32GB of memory to load, process, and render larger CAD files.
1,000 kids from 72 schools will converge with 350 robots to compete at the National Robotics Challenge (NRC) being held on April 12-14 in Marion, Ohio.
The event will be held in 5 locations and show how you can take a product from concept to reality with product development solutions from CATI, SolidWorks, and Objet Geometries.
Anvil now offers immediate access to 3D Systems' entire lineup of high resolution, high speed, full color personal and professional 3D printers.
NPE2012 will take place Sunday through Thursday, April 1-5, 2012, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.
The China International 3D printing technology and application conference will be held May 30-31, 2012 in Shanghai.
Donnie has begun to lighten his bike by swapping out some components using fabricated components from Solid Concepts, Inc.
MICRO.NANO.MEMS 2013, the Ultra Precision Manufacturing Expo returns to the Donald E. Stephens Center in Rosemont, Illinois on March 13-14, 2013.
The webinar will detail how engineering, technical, manufacturing, and industrial professionals are using social media and how the expanding use of these platforms can impact marketing initiatives.
envisionTEC Perfactory® machines were used to 3d print over 20,000 interchangeable mouth replacements for the movie.
SCENE 5.0 is the latest in the company’s line of point cloud capture processing software for the Focus3D.
The netfabb 4.9 update focused on bugfixes and improvements of existing functions.
The release introduces significant new capabilities in reverse engineering, model preparation for simulation, manufacturing, and data reuse.
FABTECH Canada will be held March 20-22, 2012 at the Toronto Congress Centre.
The 15,000 square foot expansion will provide space for up to 18 new injection molding machines.
Robert “Buzz” Kross, senior vice president, Design, Lifecycle & Simulation at Autodesk will conduct a brief slide presentation followed by a question and answer session.
When remodeling work is complete, the former arena will include approximately 100,000 square feet of laboratory space and 30,000 square feet of office space on two levels.
The BioPlastek 2012 Forum will take place March 28-30, 2012 in Arlington, Virginia.
The facility supports highly innovative research in intelligent autonomy, sensor systems, power and energy systems, human-system interaction, networking and communications, and platforms.
Cast Urethane Molding is often used to produce parts for visual models in color and texture studies, product testing and verification, and low-volume production of fewer than 100 parts.
Autodesk® Inventor® Engineer-to-Order software (formerly Autodesk® Intent™ software) helps manufacturing companies to automate the order and bid process.
The update includes a new, unique metallic paint material, interactive HDR editing, material templates, network rendering and much more.
Ireland-based Mcor Technologies will debut its Matrix 300, the world's only 3D printer that uses reams of recycled 8 ½ x 11" paper and water-based adhesive at RAPID 2012.
There is a free Lite version which provides rendering, reads Solid File eXchange (SFX) files, provides 3D dimensioning of SFX data, and supports STL, SolidWorks, VRML, and OBJ CAD files.
Dimension 3D Printing will award each of 3 student winners $2,500 or $1,000 scholarships in the categories of middle school and high school engineering, college engineering, and art & architecture.
Mad Mike®, the automotive customization entrepreneur from the hit television show "Pimp My Ride," will customize a Nissan Cube® car for the company's cross country Cube Odyssey road trip.
The office complex and adjacent prototype facility cost $58 million to construct and occupies approximately 230,000 square feet and sits on 81 acres of land that includes a banked test track.
The live webinar will feature an overview of 3D print technologies on Thursday, March 29, 2012 from 9:30am - 10:15am.
Austech 2012 will be held in Sydney Australia from May 8-11, 2012. Eight companies will exhibit in a dedicated additive/digital manufacturing pavilion.
The webinar will explore how additive manufacturing systems such as 3D printers and 3D production systems are changing the future of product development and manufacturing.
The Innovations That Could Change the Way You Manufacture will be a featured session track at the SME Annual Conference scheduled June 3-5, 2012, in Cleveland.
MACH 2012 will host 20,000+ visitors and 450 exhibitors with over 5,000 tonnes of working machinery in operation.
The three new SLS material choices are PrimeCast 101, PrimePart FR and Alumide.
The NY-based architecture firm acquired its Objet 3D Printer and now creates architectural models in just a few hours – a fraction of the two–month turnaround time it required previously.
The first webinar in the Discover Technology Series "Orbitec 20: Innovative Solutions for Valve Manufacturing" will take place on Wednesday, March 28 at 2 p.m. Eastern time.
"When fully developed, the Robo-Glove has the potential to reduce the amount of force that an autoworker would need to exert when operating a tool for an extended time or with repetitive motions"
The brand new showroom in Pinerolo, Italy features the company’s complete portfolio of personal and professional 3D printing systems and technical training facilities.
The one-hour webcast demonstrates how workgroups can reduce time organizing files, avoid costly mistakes, and more efficiently release and revise designs using Autodesk Vault Professional.
The webinar will be held on Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM EDT.
Details of the new AM Automation and Control System will be announced at the Materialise World Conference being held April 18-20, 2012 in Leuven, Belgium.
The American Mold Builders Association (AMBA) annual convention “Strength in Numbers” will be held May 16-18, 2012, at the Amway Grand Plaza in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
The ‘fluid wax’ was printed in Objet TangoBlackPlus, which appears to be melting into liquid, but is in fact encased in a solid base of Objet VeroClear.
The ARM robot can perform 18 grasping and manipulation tasks using vision, force, and tactile sensing with full autonomy – no active human control.
The 13th China Shenzhen International Machinery Manufacturing Industry Exhibition (SIMM) will begin on March 28th, 2012 with over 1100 exhibitors covering 110,000 sq. meters.
Freeform Version 12 adds over 50 new features and enhancements to the company’s proven Freeform 3D modeling platform.
RhinoCAM 2012 features 5 Axis continuous milling, new toolpath generation methods, parts nesting and processing & productivity improvements.
The white paper contrasts traditional methods of identifying product design changes, highlighting the challenges users face in comparison to consistent, computerized methods.
The new high resolution 3D printer uses a liquid resin and enables the creation of intricately structured sculptures as tiny as a grain of sand.
Researchers, academics, technical experts and industry leaders are invited to submit abstracts on the materials and processes that contribute to the performance of printed board assemblies.
RealCool can be used to enhance Stereolithography (SLA) models and cast urethane models, as well as other plastics, metal, wood and glass.
Using Shapeways' web app, you select your favorite sound from SoundCloud and the waveform will integrate into the very structure of the iPhone case.
The 2012 APMM Conference will be held in Kansas City, Missouri on March 16-19, 2012.
Winners in all categories will be announced during the NPE2012 international plastics exposition, April 1-5 in Orlando, Florida.
The LC15Dx is a viable alternative to a tactile probe for an increasing number of high precision CMM applications; including molds, small turbine blades, medical devices and other complex geometry.
Winners of the Gold, Silver and Bronze Edison Awards will be announced April 26, 2012 at the Capitale in New York.
NASA expects to award approximately ten grants this fall, funded up to $200,000 each per year, based on the merit of proposals received.
The winner of the competition was Iltimas Doha from New York for his video detailing the construction of wind turbines.
The new AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology will be headquartered in McLean, Va. All current employees of AMTDA will be joining the new AMT immediately.
STAR-CCM+ is used for solving problems involving flow (of fluids or solids), heat transfer and stress.
The Design & Manufacturing Texas show will be held in Fort Worth, Texas from March 14-15, 2012.
Fibersim 2012 reduces uncertainty in the performance of composite parts by defining, communicating, and validating desired fiber orientations throughout the product development process.
The Cube™ 3D printers will be on the road in a customized Nissan Cube® car and will visit over 25 of the hottest and most creative cities in the country.
The show reported a 26 percent increase in attendance over 2011 with 4,915 conference and exhibit hall attendees. 407 exhibitors participated in the event, resulting in 8,963 total visitors.
The Gene Haas Foundation is supporting students with a $27,000 grant to the SME Education Foundation for the development of a new SkillsUSA Machining Championship Award Program.
The co-located shows include MD&M, TexasPack, Design & Manufacturing, Automation Technology Expo, Quality Expo, Contract Manufacturing Expo, Sustainability in Manufacturing, and AeroCon.
A series of Grand Opening events are planned throughout the month of March at the new office located at Gardens Office Park, Suite 306, 1300 Division Road, West Warwick, RI 02893.
The Smithsonian took 3D laser scans of an already existing statue and sent the digital data to RedEye On Demand to reproduce it in four parts using Fused Deposition Modeling.
The PADS 9.4 software is a significantly enhanced, next-generation PADS release which adds unique DFM analysis functionality to the PCB design space.
ROB|ARCH is a new conference series on the use of robotic fabrication in architecture, art, and design, closely linking industry with cutting-edge research institutions.
The Micro, Nano & MEMS event is being held March 7-8, 2012 at the Donald E. Stephens Center in Rosemont, IL.
The modeling and simulation software combines tools in advanced Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), Electro-Magnetics (EMAG), Gas Dynamics and Finite Elements Structural Analysis.
Ping Fu, an expert in 3D imaging technologies, will be leading a presentation on Technology and Fashion at SXSW 2012, March 9-13, 2012 in Austin TX.
The 3DBOXX 8920 features up to 16 cores (32 threads) of high-powered, multitasking performance for 3D design, animation, rendering, visualization, VFX compositing, and more.
The “Cheetah” robot galloping at speeds of up to 18 miles per hour (mph), sets a new land speed record for legged robots. The previous record was 13.1 mph, set in 1989.
Thus far 1,830 companies have purchased 903,000 sq.ft. (83,890 sq.m) of exhibit space at NPE2012.
PolyOne Corporation, with 2011 revenues of $2.9 billion, is a premier provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions.
The contest poses the question: “What innovation will you create using the amazing Raspberry Pi computer?”
In'Tech Industries, Inc expanded its medical device manufacturing capacity with the installation of another iPro 8000 SLA® production printer.
Lewis will host a presentation for the general public at the Virginia Air & Space Center in downtown Hampton. This Sigma Series event is free and no reservations are required.
Functions include viewing, creating, annotating, editing and sharing CAD files directly on an Android device.
This year’s event will be held Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at Burton Manor in Livonia, Michigan.
The City 2.0 seeks to nurture the development of a new city concept, dedicated to reducing the carbon footprint created by occupants and easing the environmental pressures on the world’s rural areas.
Stainless 17-4 PH is precipitation hardened and heat treated to exceed the minimum requirement of the AMS standards. It is comparable to typical commercial wrought properties.
Jet Edge cut the ¼” steel DIGGERS logo with a 90KSI X-Stream-powered Jet Edge High Rail Gantry waterjet cutting system.
The conference will feature over 150 technical presentations and the exhibition will showcase leading suppliers of metal powders and particulate materials, processing equipment, and PM products.
Materialise CEO, Wilfried Vancraen will discuss ways in which 3D Printing is transforming our world on March 29th, 2012.
modo 601 includes character animation, built-in dynamics, volumetric rendering, and enhanced retopology modeling tools along with a host of other new capabilities.
The first-ever FABTECH Canada will be held at the Toronto Congress Centre on March 20-22, 2012.
The 54-hour “crash course in entrepreneurship” weekend will be hosted by Autodesk and TechShop, and will take place at the TechShop space: 926 Howard Street, San Francisco, California 94103.
3D Systems will present demonstrations of its classroom ready Cube™ 3D printer in an exclusive unveiling to nearly 7,000 art educators from across the country.
The annual Plastics Design and Moulding Exhibition and Summit (PDM12) returns to the ExCel Centre in London May 29-30, 2012.
This year's Induction ceremony will take place on May 2 at the historic Patent Office Building, now the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the National Portrait Gallery, in Washington, D.C.
Thanks to ENGEL clearmelt technology and the integration of a capacitive foil using in-mold labeling, vehicle controls will be just as elegant as smartphone controls in the future.
The inaugural Aerospace Structural Impact Dynamics International Conference is being held in Wichita November 6-9, 2012.
Tecplot Chorus enables engineers to manage CFD projects by bringing together results from simulation cases, derived quantities, and plot images in a single environment.