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Making use of augmented reality in 3-D printing

Making use of augmented reality in 3-D printing

Researchers at Cornell University have come up with a device that combines augmented reality (AR) and 3-D printing technologies, enabling designs to be made in physical space as they are printed as three dimensional objects in real-time. In 3-D printing, a digital …Continue reading

You Can Now 3-D Print a Toupee

Researchers have figured out how to use a 3-D printer to make plastic hair of varying thicknesses for things like toys and brushes. Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have come up with a method for using 3-D printers to fabricate plastic hair—a …Continue reading

Robot Spiders Weave Products from Plastic in a New Spin on 3-D Printing

If you’re afraid of spiders, then you might find Siemens’s vision for future manufacturing lines a bit alarming. In a lab in Princeton, New Jersey, the company’s researchers are testing spider-like robots that extrude not silk but plastic, thanks to portable 3-D …Continue reading

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