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Who’s the Maker behind the first 3D printer?

In the early 1980s, engineer Chuck Hull approached his boss with an idea: to develop a machine that printed objects in three-dimensional shapes. His manager discouraged him — after all, the company produced ultraviolet lamps, not Star Trek-like replicators. 711 more words

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3D Systems is a leading provider of rapid 3D printing,
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Chand Baori a Stepwell in Rajasthan, India

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Chand Baori is a stepwell situated in the village of Abhaneri near Jaipur in the Indian state of Rajasthan.
Abhaneri is a village in the Dausa district of Rajasthan state in India. 180 more words

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When 3D Scanning and Printing Meets Comic Books

Just last month, thousands of aliens, X-Men, video gamers, ghouls and Jedis descended on San Diego for Comic-Con 2014. And it wasn’t just for the stargazing and cosplay. 746 more words

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SLS SWING: Olaf Diegel Reveals First Prototype of 3D-Printed Alto Saxophone

“It really surprised me as to how mechanically complex a sax was and it did make me wonder as to whether the mechanisms could be simplified.” 350 more words
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HP's entry in 3D print. Meg Whitman's comments with Cramer

HP’s Meg Whitman talked to Jim Cramer on CNBC yesterday and mentioned, again, HP’s eminent plan to enter the 3D market, possibly this calendar year (this blogger is not of the opinion the product will be to market in a substantial way by the end of HP’s fiscal close in October as some suggest––see below). 348 more words