Mobile Devices & Printing

Here’s an infographic on the most popular feature that mobile users are asking for … Printing! History of printing, the rise of mobile devices and the options today Printing has been an essential part of business and will continue to be as mobile devices become a more integral part of the workday.. This infographic provides…

High Resolution Color 3D Printing

The Objet500 Connex3 lets you incorporate as many as 46 colors into one prototype, from true jet black to sunny yellow to shocking magenta and hundreds of beautiful blended hues. Pick from tencolor palettes — including rich opaque and stained-glass-like translucent — for vibrant, repeatable color that will wow your colleagues and impress your toughest…

Duck Gets New 3D-printed Foot

Born with a backward foot, little Buttercup could only walk in great pain — until his owner came up with a novel idea for a duckie prosthetic. Buttercup takes a close look at his new high-tech foot. When he was born in a high school biology lab last November, little Buttercup wasn’t like all the…

3D-Printed Bionic Ear Can Hear Beyond Human Ability

Scientists at Princeton University have designed a bionic ear that can hear better than human ears. And get this: It was printed using an off-the-shelf 3D printer. We’ve heard of 3D printers someday building human organs before, but what’s noteworthy about this project is this printed ear intertwines embedded electronics. These Princeton researchers basically 3D-printed cells and nanoparticles,…

British Company Using E-Ink to Make Tanks Invisible

Reported in PC Magazine E-ink isn’t just for reading anymore. Scientists with BAE Systems are developing technology that would use electronic ink to camouflage tanks. According to a report in The Telegraph, high-tech sensors would be fixed to the body of the tank that would mirror the vehicle’s surroundings, making it essentially invisible. “Highly sophisticated electronic sensors attached…

E-Paper Getting Closer to Reality

From The arrival of color e-paper displays suggest that a new generation of readers will soon be among us, readers whose displays depart from the current LCD screens popular today. However, problems persist. Foremost is the battery consumption of colored e-paper which is problematic when compared to more commonly used high resolution LED screens. On…

Ink Jet Printer Prints New Skin

Using the same technology as an ink jet printer, new devices print a skin graft (Reuters) – Inspired by a standard office inkjet printer, U.S. researchers have rigged up a device that can spray skin cells directly onto burn victims, quickly protecting and healing their wounds as an alternative to skin grafts. Read the story…