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What's your teen's future? Sparkon maps a path for life

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Do you have a teen who’s trying to find a direction in life? Maybe you know a kid who’s really passionate about video games, but doesn’t know what skills they need to make it in the industry. Sparkon, a Redmond-based startup that launches today, aims to provide resources for teens...
What's your teen's future? Sparkon maps a path for life

Curved panel gives more depth to 3D projections, we take a look at NAB (video)

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What we're about to show you is decidedly low-tech -- it's essentially a projection screen with a sharp curve at the bottom -- but the resulting effect conveys a more realistic 3D image, for certain applications, at least. The Communications Research Centre of Canada was on hand at NAB...
Curved panel gives more depth to 3D projections, we take a look at NAB (video)

The ABCs of 3D printing (video)

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Autodesk recently unveiled two pieces of software that allows users to create 3D objects from photos....
The ABCs of 3D printing (video)

After Printing Over 1M 3D Objects, Shapeways Raises $6.2M Round Led By Lux Capital

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3D printing company Shapeways today announced that it has raised a $6.2 million Series B funding round led by New York-based Lux Capital, with participation by existing investors Union Square Ventures and Index Ventures. Shapeways also announced that it has now printed over 1 million 3D objects and currently powers...
After Printing Over 1M 3D Objects, Shapeways Raises $6.2M Round Led By Lux Capital
Bukobot’s $600 open-source 3D printer close to being a reality

Microsoft Research shows off force feedback 3D touchscreen

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At Microsoft TechFest 2013, Microsoft Research is showing off a 3D touchscreen with haptic feedback. This display, called 3D Haptic Touch, provides active resistance (haptic feedback) as you push 3D objects around a virtual workspace....
Microsoft Research shows off force feedback 3D touchscreen

Nvidia's GeForce GTX 780: a Titan for the rest of us

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When Nvidia announced its graphical powerhouse, the $999 GeForce GTX Titan, in February, eyeballs widened. Fortunately Nvidia now offers the lower-performance GeForce GTX 780, which also cuts the price by a third, to $649. Today Nvidia will begin shipping its new enthusiast cards to partners, in the form of...
Nvidia's GeForce GTX 780: a Titan for the rest of us
Sunglass Launches With New API, Dropbox Integration To Democratize 3D Design

Top 10 YouTube Videos About Printing 3D Objects

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A world where we download objects off the Web the same way we currently download our data? If this futuristic notion is one day going to come true, it's thanks to 3D printing developers like FormZ, ProtoPulsion, Z Corp, Print2 3D, and Thing Labs. Our selection of the top videos...
Top 10 YouTube Videos About Printing 3D Objects

MakerBot's Bre Pettis introduces 'Digitizer' at SXSW

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AUSTIN, Texas -- During his keynote address on the first day of SXSW Interactive, MakerBot founder Bre Pettis made an announcement introducing the MakerBot Digitizer. The new addition to the Makerbot "ecosystem," as he termed it, allows users to scan 3D objects about 8 inches around and 8 inches high....
MakerBot's Bre Pettis introduces 'Digitizer' at SXSW

Sony tries to patent stylus with friction-based haptic feedback

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There's a certain disconnected feeling that comes with using a touchscreen, and Sony isn't content with vibration being the sole standard for haptic feedback. The company has filed a bunch of patent applications for a stylus which instead uses artificially generated friction to make it harder or easier to...
Sony tries to patent stylus with friction-based haptic feedback

Anti-gravity 3D printing - video

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Video showing Mataerial, a project that will allow users to create 3D objects on any given working surface    ...
Anti-gravity 3D printing - video

Blind camera takes somebody else's photos

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Buttons is part of a project by artist Sascha Pohflepp called Blinks and Buttons. It is, essentially, a "blind camera." It has no optical parts, only a big inviting red button and an LCD screen. When you press the button, it records the time, then wirelessly searches the internet...
Blind camera takes somebody else's photos
Leap Pushing the Interaction Market Forward, Launching Later This Year
Adobe announces rebranded Creative Cloud 'CC' apps with big updates to Photoshop and more

First Downloaded and 3D Printed Pirate Bay Ship Arrives

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A decade ago people were truly amazed to find out that they could download entire movies using BitTorrent. At the time substantial online video simply didn’t exist, and BitTorrent was an eye opener which has since become the movie industry’s biggest worry. As one of the older torrent sites around,...
First Downloaded and 3D Printed Pirate Bay Ship Arrives
Life on MARS: Location-Independent Augmented Reality
Sunglass Takes Its Browser-Based 3D Modelling Platform Out Of Beta, Keys In On Communication
Forget thermoplastics -- Mcor says the future of 3D printing is in paper
Practical magic: Lumarca is a mesmerizing 3D sculpture made of string and light

Kno launches a free tool for publishers to turn boring files into an interactive ebook

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Ed-tech company Kno has the support of Silicon Valley venture capitalists, but it has struggled to find its niche, until today. Kno’s CEO Osman Rashid is confident about a product that can turn a boring PDF into an interactive ebook in “minutes.” This new publishing toolwas originally called “Evolve,”...
Kno launches a free tool for publishers to turn boring files into an interactive ebook

Meet Moddler, the two-man 3D printing shop with a $250,000 printer (video)

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This post is brought to you by Volvo. At Volvo, we design luxury cars around you the drivers. We design around safety. Visit Volvocars.com/us to learn more. Check out more design content via @VolvoCarsUS on Twitter. 3D printing is fast becoming a profitable industry, not to mention a fascinating...
Meet Moddler, the two-man 3D printing shop with a $250,000 printer (video)

Bing increases bird's-eye data significantly in update to Bing Maps

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Microsoft said Tuesday that it had increased the amount of "bird's-eye" data inside Bing Maps by almost half, as the company tries to keep up with the 3D mapping capabilities offered by its competitors. Microsoft also added to its roster of "venue maps" of stadiums and conference halls. Bird's-eye...
Bing increases bird's-eye data significantly in update to Bing Maps

Foldify glues together Papercraft, the iPad and AirPrint to create a rare and delightful experience

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Sometimes it’s easy to start thinking that we’ve seen everything that iPad apps have to offer. It begins to look like permutations of the same interfaces and features remixed in a different way. Then something like the super clever Foldify comes along and blows you away. An app that combines...
Foldify glues together Papercraft, the iPad and AirPrint to create a rare and delightful experience

Doodle3D aims to make 3D printing easy enough for anyone, is totally rad

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You'll forgive us for frontloading this informational post about Doodle3D -- a simple sketching software tool, complete with hardware dongle, that's being Kickstarted -- with superlatives like "totally rad," but it's difficult to feel otherwise. The software is very accessible, enabling 2D drawings done on a computer, tablet, or...
Doodle3D aims to make 3D printing easy enough for anyone, is totally rad

Apple Is Trying To Patent Some Pretty Cool 3D Recognition Technology (AAPL)

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Apple is showing continued interest in facial recognition technology, reports Apple Insider. A patent application assigned to Apple has surfaced under the name of"3D Object Recognition." The patent was initially filed by Swedish company Polar Rose when Apple acquired it in 2010 for $29 million. The 3D objects to be...
Apple Is Trying To Patent Some Pretty Cool 3D Recognition Technology (AAPL)
3DLT Launches The First Store For Printable 3D Objects

Sub-$400 3D printer, The Buccaneer, passes $500,000 on Kickstarter in just 4 days

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Every now and then a Kickstarter campaign combines innovation and simplicity with timing to create a real hit on the crowdfunding site: right now that is the case for The Buccaneer, a sub-$400 3D printer ‘for all’. The project from Palo Alto-based Pirate3D Inc only launched on May 30 and already...
Sub-$400 3D printer, The Buccaneer, passes $500,000 on Kickstarter in just 4 days
Researcher uses Kinect game sensor to measure your breathing

3D-printed consumer electronics just became a reality

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Embedding sensors and electronics inside of 3D objects in a single build process has been a long sought after goal in 3D printing (3DP). A group led by Simon Leigh, at the University of Warwick in England, has now done just that. Leigh’s group developed a low-cost material they call...
3D-printed consumer electronics just became a reality
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