3d Printing

The Evolution Of Design: Making The Impossible A Reality

Pete Baxter | Posted 27.03.2017 | UK Tech
Pete Baxter

Combining robotic production with 3D printing offers endless opportunities for manufacturing and design. New technologies allow engineers to blur the lines between the design and manufacturing process and create products for the future

New Talent Is The Key To Unlocking The Potential Of 3D Printing

Nick Lazaridis | Posted 13.03.2017 | UK Tech
Nick Lazaridis

We need new champions of this technology who can help manufacturers understand the impact it can have on supply chain and product design. To create these leaders of the future we need to educate and inspire the next generation of designers and engineers to ensure we have the right talent to continue to grow the industry.

Watch This Giant 3D Printer Build An Entire House In 24 Hours

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 20.03.2017 | UK Tech

What if you could build a house, furnish it and move in within a single week? Sound impossible, and yet it could soon become a reality. San Francisco-...

This Girl Has Made A Prosthetic Arm That Shoots Glitter, And It Is The Coolest Thing Ever

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 15.02.2017 | UK Parents

Stop the search, we have officially found the coolest 11-year-old in the world. Jordan Reeves, from Missouri, USA, was born without her left forearm -...

You Can Now Walk Across The First 3D-Printed Bridge In The World

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 06.02.2017 | UK Tech

Most days we’re lucky if our printer can get by without a paper jam, running out of ink, or just failing to turn on at all. So the idea of relying...

This Creepy Bioprinter Can Print Fully-Functioning Human Skin

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 24.01.2017 | UK Tech

3D printing has been used to create everything from car parts to smartphones, but the latest application is just a little creepier. Scientists in Spai...

Digital Transformation: Navigating The Aerospace Industry Towards The 'Connected Aircraft'

Bhoopathi Rapolu | Posted 19.01.2017 | UK Tech
Bhoopathi Rapolu

To combat these demands, Tier 1 suppliers are turning to the digital economy. While new technologies continue to impact isolated areas and operations, linking these through digital transformation is the next frontier, and this is leading the industry closer to the possibility of the 'connected aircraft'.

A YouTube Inventor Has Built A 'Jet-Powered' Snowboard

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 03.01.2017 | UK Tech

A YouTube inventor who brings to life technology from films has made a “jet-powered” snowboard similar to those in Agent Cody Banks and Treasure P...

Wired 2016 Presents What's New In AI, VR And Tech Activism

Brooke Roberts-Islam | Posted 29.11.2016 | UK Tech
Brooke Roberts-Islam

It's that time of the year pre-christmas when many a head is full of ideas, swarming with information from dozens of conferences, meet-ups, launches, talks and exhibitions when it's time to cut through the noise and find out what to focus on - some of which you may have heard of and some you definitely won't have. Welcome to Wired 2016.

How 3D Printing Will Change Fashion Forever

George Taylor | Posted 09.11.2016 | UK Style
George Taylor

We could face a huge industry decline similar to when the mp3 first came about in the music industry. If the design files are leaked, or cloned, consumers won't have to pay for clothes anymore which could massively reduce the value of the fashion industry, especially when 3D printers become so affordable that we all have one.

Why Britain Can Lead The Fourth Industrial Revolution

Alan Mak | Posted 13.09.2016 | UK Politics
Alan Mak

As a new revolution accelerates, we can be confident that if we follow the lessons of history and have the support of government, Britain has the entrepreneurial spirit and talent to master the Fourth Industrial Revolution in the same way we mastered the first.

This 3D Food Printer Could Revolutionise How We Eat

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 01.08.2016 | UK Tech

A team of engineers at Columbia University are developing a 3D food printer for the home that could revolutionise how we eat. Once it’s complete, t...

Top 5 things The Next Web Taught Me 60 days On

George Fisher-Wilson | Posted 26.07.2016 | UK Tech
George Fisher-Wilson

So It's been 60 days since The Next Web, and initially I was going to write some basic piece my initial reactions but then I thought let's see the effects of the event. Now nearly 2 months later I thought about what had stuck with me since and below you'll find the five things that have kept me thinking.

This Optical Illusion Will Make You Think Circles And Squares Are Exactly The Same Thing

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 07.07.2016 | UK Tech

Will you ever be able to trust your own eyes after seeing this? Kokichi Sugihara is a man who enjoys making us question our sense of reality. ...

London Technology Week Showcases the Best of British Fashion Tech

Brooke Roberts-Islam | Posted 28.06.2016 | UK Style
Brooke Roberts-Islam

'Fashion tech' and wearables are often described as solutions looking for a problem. The fashion industry is, paradoxically, resistant to change, while science and technology exist to pose and answer questions and catalyse change.

I Saw the Struggle Young People Faced to Acquire Digital Skills - I Wanted to Change That

Simon Riley | Posted 27.05.2016 | UK Tech
Simon Riley

I didn't want the next generation of young people to go through the same thing as me. I wanted to give them access to practical technology skills early, so they could start building, designing and making stuff as soon as possible, teaching them through hands on projects and engaging problems that got them thinking creatively.

You Don't Need to Be an Engineer to Build 'Robots for Good'

Cameron Norris | Posted 27.05.2016 | UK Tech
Cameron Norris

After meeting, a clear project goal was settled upon - create a 'telepresence' robot to allow the children of Great Ormond Street to safely explore one of London's greatest places of discovery: London Zoo.

Are We a Step Closer to 3D Printing Disability Equipment?

Martyn Sibley | Posted 09.05.2016 | UK Tech
Martyn Sibley

The application of 3D printing is already proving to be a force for good in the development sector, and by teaming up with Google, Motivation are able to run a project looking at how 3D printing can be used to tailor mobility solutions for wheelchair users.

How Would You Like Your Burger?

Adam Fisch | Posted 25.02.2017 | UK Tech
Adam Fisch

I was recently musing with a good friend I work with about some of the stranger implications of printing food, which led us to talk about how it might impact vegetarians or religious groups who have strict dietary laws like Halal and Kosher.

A Student's Just Designed A Gun You Can Print Out At Home - And It Shoots Real Bullets

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 26.11.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A mechanical engineering student is claiming he's made history after designing the "world's first" 3D printed revolver - capable of firing real bullet...

Should Hackerspaces Replace Libraries?

James Coe | Posted 11.10.2016 | UK Tech
James Coe

The value of hackerspaces is that they, like traditonal libraries, democratise educational tools. Developing an app or editing a video at home requires hundreds, if not thousands, of pounds worth of investment. This is an obvious hurdle for many people looking to innovate.

Making Your Laptop 'See' - How Intel's Real Sense Camera Will Change Photography

The Huffington Post UK | Shihab S Joi | Posted 05.10.2015 | UK Tech

Of all the must-have gadgets tech-heads have lusted over, the one where the hero in a sci-fi movie draws shapes in the air to operate a 3D device tops...

Amsterdam Is 3D-Printing Bridges In Mid-Air, No Seriously

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK Tech

Amsterdam is getting its own 3D-printed steel bridge that will be partly suspended in mid-air, once again proving that nothing is off limits in the wo...

L'Oreal's Plan To 3D Print Human Skin Couldn't Be More Creepy If It Tried

Nitya Rajan | Posted 19.05.2015 | UK Tech

Human skin is a part of the body that you never want to see without its owner, much like other human tissue. It's the reason that whenever we're re...

Robo-Turtle Gets Life-Saving 3D Printed Face After Horrific Injury

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 19.05.2015 | UK Tech

When Akut-3, a 45kg loggerhead turtle, had a run in with a boat's propeller, he was left with 60% of his face missing or damaged and a shattered jaw. ...