Bob has been a technology journalist, publisher, editor, PR and marketing executive for most of his professional life. He has been the publisher and editorial director of several magazines serving the telecommunications industry. He also served as vice president of marketing for phone company Network One, and spent several years with Todman-Simon Productions and Lorimar Television developing motion pictures and TV shows.
Only a few days after Richard III’s remains were unearthed beneath a parking lot at the Greyfriars in Leicester, University of Dundee experts have reconstructed his face using 3D printing technology.[read more]
A few weeks ago we marveled at the first surgery in the U.S. using a 3D printed skull implant, which was made by using data from precise X-ray CT scans.
Now a freshman student and a research assistant professor at the University of Notre Dame have conceived and commenced a project to make anatomical 3D models directly from X-ray computer tomographic data sets, which could help students and medical professionals to understand complex bone and organ structures, and also to diagnose and research diseases, reports Medical Daily.[read more]
3D Printer World has announced 3D Printer World Expo, an exhibition and conference at the Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel and Convention Center Jan. 31 – Feb. 1, 2014.[read more]
DeltaMaker, the latest 3D printer company to raise money via crowdfunding, has surpassed its funding goal of $107,000 two weeks after launching the project on Kickstarter. With 174 backers pledging more than $115,000 to fund the project to date, the company announced it is moving into the production phase.[read more]
The University of Connecticut and Pratt & Whitney have opened a new Pratt & Whitney Additive Manufacturing Innovation Center at UConn. The center will be used to further research and development, and train a new generation of engineers and designers.[read more]