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ICON unveils a new large scale 3D printer to build affordable homes

March 20th, 2019 at 11:13 am » Comments Off

  Mayor Steve Adler with ICON Cofounder Evan Loomis at ICON’s headquarters for an event to unveil its newest large-scale 3D printer, Vulcan II which can be used to create affordable homes Austin-based ICON on Monday unveiled its new “Vulcan II” 3D printer that can print up to a 2,000 square foot house quickly at […]



The future is here. Robots can now 3D print…themselves

March 8th, 2019 at 12:38 pm » Comments Off

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The perfect pair of pants is just a 3D body scan away

March 6th, 2019 at 12:44 pm » Comments Off

LIKE SO MANY women, Meghan Litchfield dreaded shopping for jeans. There were the garden-variety complaints: inconsistent sizing between brands, the way back pockets stretched or sagged, the humiliation of walking into a dressing room with half a dozen options only to walk out empty-handed. Even the best candidates were ill-fitting. Most of the time, she’d […]



Driverless, 3D-printed vehicles debut on California college campus

March 2nd, 2019 at 12:43 pm » Comments Off

Autonomous 3D-printed vehicles start driving around college campus They’re self-driving shuttles that just rolled up to Sacramento State. They can fit up to eight people on board, and there’s a special spot reserved for the safety steward. He can pull a hand-brake to stop the Olli if absolutely needed, but otherwise it will operate on […]



The ‘Hexbot’ transforms your desk into a 3D printer and high-tech assembly line

February 27th, 2019 at 12:15 pm » Comments Off

And yes, you can also play games with it. In the early-to-mid 1960s, sci-fi television shows like The Jetsons and Lost In Space introduced America to the idea of personal, at-home robots (Rosey and “the Robot,” respectively) that also served a practical purpose. Rosey was primarily used for domestic chores, while “the Robot” helped the […]



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