After hinting that micro-drones would be a part of the increased military budget to-do-list last month, which amounted to an increase of $582.7 billion, the Pentagon has just revealed that their micro-drone program is finally in action. The micro-drones, created with 3D printing technology not fully detailed in the budget report, were experimented with in ..
Medicine is one of the most exciting applications for 3D printing. The idea that we can create custom braces, grafts, limb replacements and more that are uniquely shaped to help each individual to overcome whatever ails them is very exciting indeed. The newest contender for most impressive use of 3D printing is the titanium ribcage. ..
Already known adopting 3D printing in various respects, aircraft manufacturer Boeing is driving 3D printing innovation further by patenting a new 3D printing technology that actuallyprints objects while they are floating in midair. That’s right; this newly patented technique is meant to 3D print objects while that particular object is simultaneously levitating […] Read More ..
With increasing adoption of 3D printing, intellectual property issues will undoubtedly loom large in the future. O&G, as well as oilfield service, companies must enable intellectual property protection, especially within the engineering domains. CIOs and other IT leaders will need to address issues such as preventing intellectual property theft and counterfeiting, ensuring the durability and high performance of 3D-printed parts and enabling collaboration and involvement of enterprise ..