Made in Space announced that their 3D printer prototype passed a series of critical microgravity tests, a prelude to operating in space.
One thing I can’t wrap my head around is where the report predicts the billion dollars in business generated in 2012 will turn into only four billion by 2025.
Terry Wohlers give a 17-minute grand tour of 3D printing to an audience at TEDxTraverseCity 2013. It’s worth watching and worth sharing.
In an effort to eventually print houses, Emerging Objects is staying ahead of the curve by developing durable and renewable materials.
Japanese researchers make a discovery that brings us closer to 3D printed electronics: conductive microprinting.
Research firm McKinsey Global Institute estimates that 3D printing will generate a direct economic impact of $230 billion to $500 billion per year by 2025.
The Wohler’s Report covers all things related to additive manufacturing, from systems, services, advancements, and predictions of the future.
NASA is sending a 3D printer to the ISS and the European Space Agency has plans to print lunar bases with the D-Shape.
Carl Bass, president and CEO of Autodesk, has penned an excellent post on Wired about both the limits and the opportunities of 3D printing.