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  • 3D-printed model to help treat complex heart disorders 1 week ago

    Washington: A 3-dimensional printed model of the heart, combined with standard medical images, may help surgeons treat patients born with complicated heart disorders, scientists say. Most heart surgeons use 2D images taken by X-ray, ultrasound and MRI for surgical planning. However, these images may not reveal complex structural complications in...
  • Delhi University installs special technology for blind students in libraries November 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi University is in the process of installing a special technology which can scan books and transcribe text to speech in all its libraries, a move which the varsity claims is a first-of-its-kind initiative for visually-challenged students by an Indian university. The technology called 'Inclusive Print Access Project'...
  • Startup produces custom urns for deceased courtesy of company's 3-D printer October 26, 2014

    Eden Prairie, Minn.: A Minnesota startup is using a 3-D printer to create custom urns shaped like objects that were important to the person whose remains they hold. The Eden Prairie-based Foreverence offers urns that are made with a ceramic material that looks different than the plastic material typically produced by...
  • Desire a little action figure of yourself? Get a 3D-printed statue selfie October 10, 2014

    New York: Walk into Eddie DaRoza's office and you'll find two of him there: the actual 32-year-old video producer, and a 5-inch statuette of him. "There are a lot of double takes. It's like a little action figure of myself," the Los Angeles native said. He had the statue made on a...
  • Chandigarh: Printing press issued notice for violating poll code September 20, 2014

    Chandigarh: A printing press has been slapped with a notice for alleged violation of poll code after it published advertisement posters fora BJP candidate but did not mention its name and publisher on the pamphlets. Returning Officer of Gurgaon Assembly constituency issued notice to the printing press for violation of Model...
  • Students make a $350 prosthetic arm for a 6yearold boy using 3D printing after doctors said surgery could cost up to $40,000! July 29, 2014

    Orlando: A Florida boy born without most of his right arm took home a new forearm and functioning hand on Friday made by a team of scientists using a 3D printer a method they hope will transform the way prosthetics are made, particularly for children. The prosthetic made for...
  • Amazon launches an online store for 3D printed goods; lets consumers customise items July 29, 2014

    San Francisco: Amazon announced Monday the launch of an online store for 3D printed items to allow consumers to customise and personalize items like earrings, pendants, dolls and other objects. The store offers more than 200 items including nylon wallets, wax seals, cookie cutters and bobbleheads. "The introduction of our 3D printed...
  • Scientists can now 3D print human blood vessels July 6, 2014

    Washington: Scientists have figured out how to create blood vessels in 3D printed organs, a breakthrough that may eventually lead to artificial organs. Scientists have been steadily advancing towards the goal of building labgrown organs out of a patient's own cells, but a few major challenges remain. One of them is making...
  • Wondering what all you could use 3D printing for? Watch how someone just created a 'Wall of Penises' using this technology! June 12, 2014

    We have recently been exposed to a whole new world of technology called 3D printing. You may have come up with some bizarre ideas about how you could use 3D printing, but this student from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts just beat all your crazy ideas. Peiqi Su, a...
  • 3Dprinted blood vessels coming soon June 2, 2014

    New York: One of the major challenges in building labgrown organs out of a patient's own cells has been making blood vessels that deliver essential nutrients and dispose of hazardous waste from the system to keep our organs working properly. This obstacle may soon wither away as researchers have made significant...
  • Intel making 3Dprinted robots; to hit the market later this year May 29, 2014

    Rancho Palos Verde: Intel Corp introduced a walking, talking robot on Wednesday made from 3Dprinted parts that will be available to consumers later this year, if they are willing to assemble it with a kit that costs around $1,600. The company's Chief Executive Brian Krzanich was accompanied by "Jimmy" on stage...
  • This is the future: 3D printing an ecofriendly house that could be built in a few hours and cost less than Rs 3 lakh April 26, 2014

    Beijing: In what could make the dream of owning a house a reality for a large section of people in developing countries, a Chinese company has devised a method of 3D printing a house. If the Shanghaibased WinSun has its way, the ecofriendly house that could be built in a matter...
  • Samsung Galaxy S5's fingerprint security hacked using wood glue and fingerprint image April 18, 2014

    Berlin: A Berlin-based researcher says he has managed to fool the fingerprint-based security system on Samsung's new Galaxy S5 smartphone using wood glue and a picture of the original print. Ben Schlabs, who works for Security Research Labs, says the trick is identical to the one hackers used to unlock Apple's...
  • Doctors use 3D printing to reshape accident victim's face March 17, 2014

    London: In a path-breaking surgery, a team of doctors have reshaped an accident victim's face using 3D technology to print custom implants for him in Wales. The surgery was performed on Stephen Power at Morriston Hospital in Swansea. Power met with an accident in 2012 and the emergency surgery that followed could...
  • Answers for India's Progress: Solutions for printing industry March 15, 2014

    In this episode of 'Answers for India's progress', we find how Siemens has not only provided technology but also measures for achieving printing efficiency. ...
  • Watch: Models walk the ramp in 3D printed clothes February 24, 2014

    It could actually be a revolutionary turning point the way clothes are not only envisioned but also worn and made. The clothes were not sewn but were 3D-printed. 3D printing is a technology that lets one digitally scan a design and then print a physical object, layer by layer. The...
  • Deltaprintr: College student builds lowcost 3D printer December 26, 2013

    Washington: A college student in the US has developed a simple, affordable 3D printer which costs only a third of the price of a conventional 3D printer. Shai Schechter, from Purchase College, State University of New York, developed the lowcost device called Deltaprintr. "We have a laser and powderbased 3D printer...
  • Watch: Solutions for India's printing industry November 5, 2013

    Siemens presents Answers for India's progress and takes a look at the technologies used by India's best brands in the printing industry. ...
  • This $299 3Dprinted toothbrush will clean your teeth in 6 seconds October 3, 2013

    New Delhi: Dentists advise us to brush our teeth for at least 2 minutes, twice a day, but a new 3Dprinted Blizzident tailored toothbrush claims to clean your teeth in 6 seconds. You can even floss and clean your tongue at the same time. To save 108 seconds daily (more if...
  • A 3D printer that can create organs at the touch of a button September 7, 2013

    London: Scientists have created a 3D printing device that could soon be used to make tailor-made transplant organs at the click of a button. The breakthrough by British experts involves a special print head nozzle that can dispense a wide range of different materials highly accurately. The nozzle, called the Vista 3D,...
  • US orders removal of controversial online 3Dgun designs May 10, 2013

    Washington: The US has ordered the removal of controversial online files which allowed users to 3Dprint their own unregistered plastic handgun at home. The order from the State Department to Defense Distributed to remove the blueprints for the plastic gun comes after they were downloaded more than 100,000 times. The department sent...
  • US: World's first 3Dprinted gun fires real bullets May 7, 2013

    New York: A nonprofit group from Texas claims to have successfully fired a plastic gun that was made using a 3D printer. The group posted a video on YouTube over the weekend that purportedly shows the company's founder, Cody Wilson, firing the plastic gun. The video shows the gun's various parts...
  • Kodak plans 3Q bankruptcy emergence May 1, 2013

    New York: Eastman Kodak says it expects to emerge from bankruptcy protection between July and September. Many of the storied businesses associated with the Kodak name will be gone. It will no longer make cameras, home computer printers, or digital picture frames. It will mostly be out of the consumer film...
  • Printing conference held without 'Narendra Modi March 3, 2013

    New Delhi: An annual conference of printing industry, which ran into controversy after some of the participants pulled out protesting against an invite to Narendra Modi, was held here today, without the Gujarat Chief Minister. A Gujarat Government official said Modi, who is in the national capital for BJP's National...
  • Printers protest against Modi as chief guest, pull out from conference February 26, 2013

    New Delhi: A printers' conference, which will begin in New Delhi later this week, has got into a controversy with several participants pulling out to protest participation of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi as the Chief Guest. Scheduled to be held on March 2 in Delhi, the conference "Romancing Print...
  • Participants of printers' conference protest against Modi February 25, 2013

    New Delhi: A printers' conference, which will begin here later this week, has got into a controversy with several participants pulling out to protest participation of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi as the Chief Guest. Scheduled to be held on March 2 in Delhi, the conference "Romancing Print 2013" is...
  • 3Doodler: World's first 3D printing pen that can draw in the air February 20, 2013

    New Delhi: Have you ever wished to create 3D objects just by waving your finger in the air? Here is a new device for you that can help you do that. 3Doodler is claimed to be the world's first and only 3D Printing Pen. Using ABS plastic (the material used...
  • Policy to deal with misleading ads soon: Thomas January 5, 2013

    Kochi: Consumer Affairs Minister KV Thomas on Saturday said the government will soon come out with a policy mechanism to curb the practice of misleading ads in print and TV media that distort competition and violate the basic rights of the consumers. Expressing concern over a large number of misleading...