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Moon Express Landing A Pickup Truck

ENTRY 6Mountain View, CAThursday, May 29, 2014

In one of the NASA Ames buildings is a large trampoline-like net – its sole purpose is to keep the Moon Express lunar lander from crashing onto a hard surface if something goes wrong during a test. While Andy Aldrin, president of Moon Express…

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Lessons From The Roadtrip: Update One

ENTRY 16Chicago, ILThursday, July 3, 2014

We’ve been on the road for about six weeks. We set out to get a pulse on all things 3D. A lofty goal, to be sure, and we are learning a lot. In a nutshell, we are getting a solid heartbeat.From consumers to business owners, people find 3D (sc…

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A Motorcycle Built For Any Road: Carducci Dual Sport SC3 Adventure

ENTRY 19Sunnyvale, CASunday, July 6, 2014

Over 10 million motorcycles are on the road in America. A subset of those are known as dual sport bikes – motorcycles you can take pretty much anywhere you want off-road or pavement. Jim Carducci and Sherry Cordova are co-founders of a limite…

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Industry – A Portland Design Firm Building A Bicycle

ENTRY 20Portland, ORSunday, July 6, 2014

Community comes first for INDUSTRY, a design firm in Portland, Oregon. Walking around their studio and workspace, you know you’re surrounded by creative people, but more so, people who are intimately tied to the local community. That’s what p…

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Bertha, Parsons Brinckerhoff, and Mario Kart Tunnel Under Seattle

ENTRY 26Seattle, WASunday, July 13, 2014

The biggest thing about the Seattle Alaskan Way Viaduct replacement project is not that a large, two level, above-ground freeway will be completely removed. It is not that there will be a new, relatively quiet tunnel for cars, trucks and buse…

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Eye Candy From Legacy Effects - Hollywood

ENTRY 25San Rafael, CASunday, July 13, 2014

I visited Legacy Effects before the trip officially started, but that didn't make it any less fascinating, any less exciting. Jason Lopes, Lead Systems Engineer, graciously shared some time with me despite an intense production schedule to ta…

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Detroit Meetup Teaches Fine Points Of Laser Scanning

ENTRY 30Troy, MIFriday, July 18, 2014

All of our stops and visits for 3DRV have something cool about them – this one in Detroit, in Troy actually, was filled with an abundance of enthusiasm and energy from the local community. That happened because of Chad Studer, who owns ADSK S…

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Roadtrip Nation – Dare To Dream

ENTRY 33Detroit, MISunday, July 20, 2014

Define your own road in life is the Roadtrip Nation motto and it rattles around in my head and heart after meeting this passionate team, this collection of five people who didn’t know each other until a short time ago.I have seen cutting…

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The Mindset of the Future

ENTRY 47New York, NYFriday, August 22, 2014

New York City has many faces and it is home to some of the biggest names in maker companies – MakerBot Industries, Adafruit, and a company that I have wanted to visit for ages: Shapeways.As Blair Baumwell, Head of Communications at Shapeways,…

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3D Printing Lab At Ford

ENTRY 50Dearborn, MIFriday, August 29, 2014

For many people, 3D printing sounds like magic – pulling a part out of thin air. nd sometimes, it looks like it, too: Here's one of the team members, Eric Kouba, 3D Printing Supervisor, at the Ford 3D Printing Lab pulling a #3dprinted part ou…

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Smithsonian Creates Museum Of The Future

ENTRY 53Washington, DCThursday, September 11, 2014

It is fairly well known that the Smithsonian only has about one percent (1%) of its collection on display at any one point in time. That means the other 99 percent is resting peacefully in the archives, well protected and preserved, but unsee…

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3D Printed Earbuds From Normal

ENTRY 65New York, NYFriday, October 10, 2014

Normal, a startup, and the brainchild of Nikki Kaufman (a founding member of the crowd sourced product firm Quirky), is currently producing custom earphones. Normal is using the Stratasys Fortus 250mc printers and its own smartphone app to ma…

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NBA’s Brooklyn Nets Call On 3D Experts At Gilbane

ENTRY 66New York, NYFriday, October 10, 2014

Here’s a challenge: Create a new basketball training facility from a pre-WWII building where you have little information about the structure. Oh, and do it in about a year. That’s the challenge that Gilbane Inc faces in a cool project for the…

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3DRV Visit: USAFA Reality Capture Showcase: Lt. Col. Patrick Suermann

ENTRY 108Colorado Springs, COWednesday, November 12, 2014

This is a great new blog post by TJ McCue.

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3DRV Visit: USAFA Reality Capture Showcase: Pete Kelsey, Autodesk

ENTRY 108Colorado Springs, COWednesday, November 12, 2014

This is a great new blog post by TJ McCue.

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Shaan Hurley Presents Gift Of 3D Print To Arches NP

ENTRY 95Moab, UTThursday, November 20, 2014

Shaan Hurley has been working for almost two years to create the perfect gift for one of his favorite National Parks – a 3D Print of the Delicate Arch, found at Arches National Park in Moab, Utah. This iconic arch is well known and you see it…

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