Dutch startup plans first 3D printed steel bridge to span Amsterdam canal.

A Dutch startup has unveiled plans to use robotic printers to weld the structure drop-by-drop in the first large-scale test of the technology. The company has unveiled plans to build the world’s first 3D-printed bridge across an Amsterdam canal, a technique that could become standard on future construction sites. Using robotic printers “that can ‘draw’ steel structures in 3D, we will print a (pedestrian) bridge over water in the centre of Amsterdam,” engineering startup company MX3D said in a st...
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New low-cost printer tracks HIV patients’ health.

Researchers have patented a low-cost device that can easily monitor the health of HIV patients living in low-resource settings. The portable device works by helping clinicians count the number of CD4 cells that are attacked by HIV in the body. HIV is known to decrease the number of CD4 cells an individual has. When CD4 counts are very low, that indicates the patient’s HIV is progressing toward AIDS and a ramp up of medication is necessary. Patients with HIV are encouraged to participate in re...
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3-D Printing Breaks the Glass Barrier

Researchers have cracked the challenge of printing glass through a nozzle. A team of MIT researchers have opened up a new frontier in 3-D printing which is the ability to print optically transparent glass objects. They demonstrated the first-ever machine that can print molten glass through a nozzle and make transparent glass objects layer by layer according to digital instructions. The 3-D printer G3DP produces optically transparent glass with the push of a button and contains a "kiln cart...
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The Combi Monitor: The Screen That Prints

The combi Monitor is a screen that doubles up as a printer as well. The latest sleek design of the Document Extractor Combi Monitor, puts touch screen controls, paper scanning, and smart screen printing harmoniously into one computer body. This new device boasts a 27" display with a graphical user interface designed for simple touch-screen use. This monitor is just not a convergence product which is combined of printer and scanner but has the solution for saving our precious working times ...
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Polaroid PoGo Mobile Printer for instant prints

Revolutionary small portable printer promises instant prints at any time and any place with ease. The Polaroid PoGo™ Digital Instant Mobile Photo Printer is the easiest way to print photos from a camera phone. It transfers images wirelessly from a Bluetooth-enabled camera phone to the mobile printer which prints instantly. The small portable printer weighs only a few ounces and can fit in the pocket. It uses rechargeable batteries or an AC adapter. The printer is built around ZINK techn...
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