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TUM's NavVis raises $35.5 million for digital twin platform NavVis, a software company deriving from the Technical University of Munich has raised a total of $35.5 million to accelerate its digital twin platform.

3D printing news Sliced: CERN, HP Foundation, APWORKS, Phrozen, Etch-a-Sketch Today in Sliced - what to 3D print for Christmas; UK hospitals call for more 3D printing in healthcare; a bioprinter is launched into space; and all the latest business deals from APWORKS, Sigma Labs, XJet, Sculpteo and more. Sigma Labs partners with Fraunhofer, CERN integrates AM automation.

New Zealand: myReflection 3D Prints Lightweight, Affordable Prosthetic Breasts for Post-Mastectomy Patients 3D printing has brought the potential for massive change in medicine-relating to so many different aspects, from bioprinting to making surgical guides and many different devices. The area of prosthetics has already been impacted in an extremely positive way, for patients of all ages around the world.

Ford opens new Advanced Manufacturing Centre - to make 3D-printed parts for new Shelby Mustang GT500 Ford has announced that the next Shelby Mustang GT500, one that's due to debut next month at the 2019 North American International Auto Show, will be fitted with two 3D-printed brake parts.

BioPrinting with Alzheimer's Stem Cells May Lead to Improved Drug Testing & Treatment Alzheimer's studies give many of us hope, whether we have a relative or friend suffering from the dreaded disease-or simply because we are hoping that a cure will be there if we begin to experience symptoms of the most common and crushing form of dementia.

Industrial 3D printing: outlook for 2019 In fact, AM in APAC is expected to have the highest CAGR due to the region having the fastest growth for automotive and printed electronics sectors. This offers more opportunities for AM adoption.

3DStartup: Yuyo and their 3D printed surfboards What do you think of Yuyo and their 3D printed surfboards? Let us know what you think in a comment below or on our Facebook and Twitter pages! Don't forget to sign up for our free weekly Newsletter, with all the latest news in 3D printing delivered straight to your inbox!

Ford Develop 3D Printed Brakes For Shelby Mustang GT500 While 3D printing has been in the automotive field for some time, use cases have been sparser than one would expect. Sure, there have been cases of tail light manufacturing and the occasional 3D printed car, but mass production is the exception rather than the rule.

ORIGIBOT2 3D Printed Telepresence Robot Available on Indiegogo Never heard of a telepresence robot? They enable people to make meetings even when they can't physically be there. However, they are limited to simply being placed in one spot. Not anymore, thanks to Origin Robotics.

Ford Will 3D-Print Brakes For Shelby Mustang GT500 With the Shelby Mustang GT500 just around the corner, Ford will be 3D printing brakes for the vehicle.

3D Printed HeX Earbuds Provide a Fashionable Fix for Hearing Loss Master's student Elen Parry has developed HeX Earbuds, 3D printed wireless earbuds that have a sleek geometric design and enhance the hearing experience, while also protecting users and preventing further hearing loss.

Interview with 3D Print Pioneer Kevin McAlea EVP Healthcare and Metals 3D Systems on Industrializing 3D Printing There are not a lot of people out there with over 25 years of experience in 3D Printing. One of those people is Kevin McAlea. He is currently an EVP at 3D Systems and in charge of the company's Healthcare and Metal Printing Business Units.

Upscaled LEGO Technic 851 Tractor is the latest giant 3D printed model Giant 3D printed LEGO expert Matt Denton has gone even bigger than before with his latest project, 851 Tractor. Taking a classic LEGO Technic set from 1977 as his starting point, Matt Denton has had his 3D printers working overtime to produce the 318 pieces required.

Novameat develops 3D-printed vegan steak from plant-based proteins Stop breadboarding and soldering - start making immediately! Adafruit's Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more.

Gingerbread Merry-Go-Round with #CircuitPlaygroundExpress and #Cricket Thanks to Josephine and Elizabeth for sending us this tip and incredible project - fantastic work! Elizabeth writes:. Check out the video on YouTube. Stop breadboarding and soldering - start making immediately! Adafruit's Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more.

TOP5 videos: Automotive 3D printing, RepRap founders testimony and more! Did you like this weeks TOP 5 videos of automotive 3D printing, the testimony from the man behind the RepRap movement and more? Drop a comment below or on our Facebook and Twitter page. And don't forget to sign up to our free weekly Newsletter to keep updated on all the latest news in the 3D industry coming straight to your inbox!

Ford Reveals The 2019 Mustang GT500 Will Have 3D Printed Parts First and foremost, the vehicle will use a supercharged, flat-plane crank V8 pumping out in excess of 700 hp, making the GT500 Ford’s most powerful production vehicle, beating even the 647 hp GT supercar. A bespoke design will also ensure the GT500 stands out from all other Mustang variants.

Video Shows How an Amazing Bride 3D Printed Her Entire Wedding The bouquets took the longest. One by one, Winick printed approximately 200 flowers over the course of many months, for a total of more than 100 hours of work. The final result includes a brilliant blue bouquet. It was not thrown at the wedding in the customary bouquet toss, though, to avoid hitting a friend with the beautiful - but spiky - ball.

Space station cosmonaut begins 3D printing study of living tissue in zero Gravity The magnetic 3D-bioprinter has been devised to grow living tissues and eventually organs and it can also be used to study the influence of outer space conditions on living organisms during lengthy flights.

S-Squared unveils new ARCS construction 3D printer After years of research, development, and capital investment, S-Squared 3D Printers, a desktop 3D printer manufacturer from Patchogue, NY, became the latest company to venture into the fascinating realm of construction 3D printing by presenting its patent-pending Autonomous Robotic Construction System,.

3D Printing News Briefs: December 8, 2018 We're starting with a little bit of business news in today's 3D Printing News Briefs, before moving on to a new material and a software update. PostProcess is partnering with CUBRC, and both Launcher and 3YOURMIND have announced new executives. ElogioAM released its new Facilian HT material, and Simplify3D has a software update.

Ultimaker safety enclosure and filtration by Ultimate 3D Printing Store The Florida based Ultimate 3D Printing Store, launched its Ultimaker safety enclosure and filtration system, specifically developed for the XSTRAND filament.

Making and 3D Printing Vases: MathArt Last year, I got a 3D printer for Christmas. My two kids found a vase on Thingiverse and printed it. After looking at the vase, I told them kids that I could create a similar vase using math. That started a journey that turned my house - and classroom - into a vase-making center for months.

MSF Hospital in Jordan Continues to Help Wounded Victims of War with 3D Printed Prosthetics For over ten years now, Médecins Sans Frontières, known in English as Doctors Without Borders, has been operating a reconstructive surgery hospital in Amman, Jordan. Patients from many Middle Eastern countries who are victims of bomb blasts, shrapnel, bullets, and other war-related wounds are healed there.

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