Voltera V-One 3D Circuit Board Printer Launches on Kickstarter

The emergence of 3D printing has changed the way thousands of companies and individuals look at prototyping. Instead of outsourcing a project to be prototyped, then having to wait weeks or even months for the part to be produced, 3D printers have managed to allow individuals and small businesses to bring the prototyping process in-house. Continue reading “Voltera V-One 3D Circuit Board Printer Launches on Kickstarter”

How to 3D Print a Working Video Game Controller & Other Electronics Using Play-Doh for Circuits

I truly believe that there will come a time where we will all be 3D printing intricate electronic devices from the comfort of our own homes. A company called Inventery Inc. is combining 3D printing with Play-Doh to enable some pretty cool new applications for the technology. Continue reading “How to 3D Print a Working Video Game Controller & Other Electronics Using Play-Doh for Circuits”

OwnFone Launches PrintFone, The 3D Printable Customizable Mobile Phone

Back in May of last year, we covered a company based in Britain called OwnFone, who had decided to offer a phone produced specifically for the vision impaired. Called the OwnFone Braille, the device was a simple mobile phone which could be customized online before being 3D printed by the company. The customization options allowed those with visual impairments to 3D print out specific names in braille which acted as a tactile face plate for the device. Continue reading “OwnFone Launches PrintFone, The 3D Printable Customizable Mobile Phone”

Super Game Pi: 3D Print Your Own Large-Screen SNES Gameboy — from AdaFruit

Anyone who knows a passionate gamer, or is one, is probably well aware that this isn’t just a fascination with the games, but often also includes a penchant for checking out all hardware, tweaking and creating systems, hacking files, using retro platforms, and experimenting with a lot of DIY projects. Continue reading “Super Game Pi: 3D Print Your Own Large-Screen SNES Gameboy — from AdaFruit”

3D Printing and DIY Electronics Bring Mario Bros. Clouds to a Wearable Piece of Jewelry (VIDEO)

We’ve seen some really cool things from Thingiverse, and they just keep coming. The latest one to catch our eye over here is some 3D Printed Mario Clouds Electronic Jewelry, from Adafruit. While it’s a little bit more of a project than some quick print-and-done designs over at Thingiverse, the payoff is also that much more rad for this piece. Continue reading “3D Printing and DIY Electronics Bring Mario Bros. Clouds to a Wearable Piece of Jewelry (VIDEO)”