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3D printing is not only entering the consumer space these days, but it also is finding application in the filmmaking industry.
3D printing is all the rage this holiday season. One company wants to make it easier to recreate objects using a 3D scanner.
The multi-year agreement would make 3D Systems the exclusive fulfillment partner for Motorola's ambitious open-source Project Ara.
Federal firearms agents testing all-plastic guns made by 3D printers say the weapons can explode in users' hands.
Rolls-Royce is evaluating using 3D printing technology to create lighter components for its jet engines, the company's head of technology strategy said.
Microsoft's 3D Builder app will allow users to print 3D objects, either from an included library or elsewhere on the Web. But calling it a "builder" is somewhat of a misnomer.
A new encryption tool promises to help users skirt some of the legal and copyright taboos of 3D printing.
3-D printing may have an image problem. It's sometimes seen as a hobbyist pursuit -- a fun way to build knickknacks from your living room desktop -- but a growing number of companies are giving serious thought to the technology to help get new ideas off the ground.
Boeing, NASA, Lockheed Martin and GE are among the large corporations that for decades have used additive manufacturing, known more popularly as 3-D printing.
The number of 3D printers sold is set to double by 2015 despite hype outpacing what's technically possible, according to IT analyst firm Gartner.
3D printing comes to the kitchen, as developers experiment with printing meals to please palates and combat food waste.
The 3Doodler, a sort of handheld 3D modeler, extrudes heated plastic that can be shapped into a variety of objects
Now that 3D printing's becoming more popular, the rush to curtail copyright infringement begins.
Window's new 3D printing integrations points to Microsoft betting that 3D printers will become a ubiquitous desktop accessory.
After showing off 3D printing capabilities at three Microsoft locations, demos of MakerBot's device are expanding to 15 other stores around the U.S. It's part of an effort to show off the 3D printer support coming with Windows 8.1.