Posts Tagged: 3D printing


Pirate3D: our ship isn’t sinking

Yes, Singapore's most prominent 3D printing company made some mistakes with its refunding scheme. But it's far from done for.

  • September 17, 2014
  • at 12:29 pm
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Japan’s wacky censors: scanning your vagina and turning it into a 3D printer data file is illegal

A Japanese artist was arrested in Tokyo for distributing 3D printer data that could be used to print her private parts.

  • July 15, 2014
  • at 10:53 am
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Japanese 3D printing service receives $2 million to boost its online creators’ marketplace

Japanese 3D printing service Kabuku has announced $2 million in series A funding led by CyberAgent Ventures.

  • June 6, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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3D printing people in China

I really want this Chinese store to make me a 3D-printed mini-me

3D printing can do a lot of things. Once it becomes more mainstream, it could save lives with 3D-printed body parts, or extend the life of o...

  • March 5, 2014
  • at 6:33 pm
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3D printing pioneer Stratasys opens Singapore office in search of ideal ratio

Asia has awakened to the possibilities of 3D printing, with early adopters around the region tinkering with hardware hacking, partially for ...

  • October 2, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Hex, the open-source 3D-printed nanocopter, flies through Kickstarter goal in just a few hours

The smartphone-controlled, 3D-printed, fully customizable, Arduino-compatible, and completely open-source personal nanocopter looks even coo...

  • August 27, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
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Singapore better than United States for hardware makers: Bunnie Huang

The next crop of great hardware startups could very well come from Asia. That thought hung in the air as Andrew “Bunnie” Huang, ...

  • July 29, 2013
  • at 3:34 pm
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Japan Fotofig makes 3D printed fugures of people

Honey, I Shrunk The Kids With This 3D Printing Service

3D printing is not yet an everyday mundanity, so there are many ways in which it’s still a great novelty. Japanese startup Fotofig has rec...

  • July 26, 2013
  • at 11:30 am
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Dawn of hardware+software innovation in Asia

In Silicon Valley, startups that combine hardware and software are proclaimed the next big thing. Investor interest is a driver — whil...

  • July 2, 2013
  • at 12:29 pm
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Future-proof your career by working with the internet of things or 3D printing data suggests that freelancers should look to the booming 3D printing and internet of things industries for more lucrative wo...

  • August 4, 2014
  • at 1:18 pm
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creopop 3d printing pen

This 3D printing pen doesn’t melt plastic; it uses UV light to solidify ink

It has magnetic ink, ink that changes color based on temperature, as well as ink that conducts electricity, stretches, or even glows in the ...

  • June 17, 2014
  • at 10:55 pm
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This startup makes 3D-printed, one-of-a-kind jewelry

In personalization of jewelry, since some geometrically complex designs can only be achieved by 3D printing.

  • April 16, 2014
  • at 9:00 pm
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3D printing growth in Asia

Report: 3D printer shipments to grow 49% in 2013, huge potential for India and China

3D printing has been around for a while but in the last few years it has gained momentum and some level of understanding among the general p...

  • October 3, 2013
  • at 4:30 pm
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Hex Airbot adds drone skills

Makers of 3D-printed nanocopter set new goals, plan to turn it into a drone

Last month, the long-awaited open source, 3D-printed nanocopter – the one we previewed back in January – known as the Hex Airbot...

  • September 12, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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Singapore better than Silicon Valley for hardware startups. What?

Renowned hardware hacker Bunnie Huang gave a talk recently at the Singapore Mini Maker Faire on why Singapore is a better place for hardware...

  • August 2, 2013
  • at 12:25 pm
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Why Singapore needs a public policy framework for 3D printing technology

By Yap Shiwen. A version of this article was first published on The Online Citizen. Republished with author’s permission. 3D Printing ...

  • July 26, 2013
  • at 11:46 am
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Key players in Asia’s maker movement

Asia’s maker movement is well underway, with startups, ecosystems, and spaces augmenting the rising interest in hardware-software inno...

  • July 9, 2013
  • at 5:12 pm
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It’s Official: 3D Printer ‘The Buccaneer’ Raises Over $1 Million on Kickstarter

Singapore's very own 3D printer startup, Pirate3D, raises over $1 million on Kickstarter.

  • June 22, 2013
  • at 4:38 pm
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