Category 3D printing

3D printed apartment buildings and offices in China

#D-printed apartment building in China
A Chinese company is now successfully 3D-printing homes, offices, and apartments. It’s faster and cheaper than conventional building. The coming disruption in construction and building trades will be immense and worldwide. The entire industry faces shock waves of changes. Driverless…

3D printed audio speakers

Scientists have successfully 3D printed audio speakers, including magnetic, conductive, and plastic parts. The speakers are completely functional, just wire them to an amplifier. “It opens up a whole new space that makes the old look primitive,” said Lipson, one…

ShapeJS. 3D printing design with Javascript

Shapeways has developed ShapeJS, a way to design objects for 3D printing using Javascript. Nice. The ShapeJS language provides a powerful system for generating 3D printable objects via a simple Javascript program. ShapeJSs work on a voxel representation. A voxel…