3D printing


How a group of UNSW entrepreneurs 3D printed a wheelchair to get a crippled cat back on all its feet

1:17PM | Friday, 8 January 2016 |  The story starts with a cat named Mozart and the latest Star Wars film.

How one of the “greatest innovations of our time” might undermine the patent system

1:54AM | Thursday, 7 January 2016 |  Why 3D printing might impact a key engine of innovation.

Security blunder: US airport luggage master key 3D printed from photo

9:35AM | Friday, 11 September 2015 |  Posting photos of important keys has been a big no-no in the security industry and the American Transport Security Administration department just found out why.

Watch this space: NASA in talks with Aussie 3D printing startup Aurora Labs

8:54PM | Friday, 21 August 2015 |  NASA has come knocking on the door of an Australian 3D-printing startup.

The future of 3D printing lies in space and with an extra dimension

7:02PM | Friday, 24 July 2015 |  The concept and use of 3D printing is now well established, with a large selection of printers available today, ranging from your low-price small 3D units for home to the larger and more robust industrial printers.

Price barrier spurs 3D startup to Seedstars Sydney success

7:49PM | Monday, 20 July 2015 |  When faced with a $20,000 bill to create a 3D scan of a product, Rahul Koduri, Richard Boers and Asfand Khan set out to build a cheaper and easier alternative.

Meet Ziggy, the border collie whose limb was saved by a Queensland 3D printing startup

6:52PM | Thursday, 25 June 2015 |  3D printing has come to the rescue for one lucky dog in Queensland.

3D printing startup Makers Empire to tap into the American education market

6:08PM | Tuesday, 23 June 2015 |  South Australian startup Makers Empire has struck a deal to sell its 3D printing software to the American education market.

It’s not just hype – 3D printing is the bridge to the future

6:56PM | Tuesday, 23 June 2015 |  A company in the Netherlands is building a bridge across a canal in Amsterdam using 3D-printing robots.

The 3D revolution is upon us – and designers need better protection

11:19PM | Friday, 28 November 2014 |  3D printing is predicted to transform the business landscape of design-led innovation. But how well protected are Australian designs from unauthorised use?