“3D printing allows for more authentic exploration of objects that may not be readily available to education institutions, including animal anatomies and toxic materials. The exploration of 3D printing, from design to production, as well as demonstrations and participatory access, can open up new possibilities for learning activities.” Children love to explore and try new things, but many are afraid to try, they are scared...
If you are using Windows 8, be sure to download the update to 8.1.
18, 19 & 20 October we will have the new UP Plus 2 3D printer on display at the Melbourne Timber and working with wood event. It is going to be held at theÂ Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. We will located at stand number D11.
Creating 3D models from 2D pictures Until now there was no easy way of creating a 3D model from a 2D image. Thanks to 3-Sweep that is now possible. It has been developed by researchers atÂ Tel Aviv University.Â This could pave the way for a whole new method for creating 3D models for printing and ultimately design.
Come and see us this weekend 28-29 September at Digital Nationz in the Vector Area. We will be located by the Digital art gallery.
The UP software for Windows V2.0 has a new option known as ‘surface’. This is useful when you want to print an object that only has 1 layer wall thickness. However it won’t work for all models and will often notÂ create a base or a top of an object.
The neat thing about 3D printing is that you can make a one of kind object.Â Now with the new twister filament, no two prints will ever be the same.
Congratulations to Jono the winner of the UP Mini 3D printer from Microsoft TechEd New Zealand.
Australia has it’s very first 3D Printing retail shop. The new 3D Printing shop is located in the prime Rocks retail location in Sydney. The 3D Printing Shop will offer training, 3D printers and filament sales and offer a printing service with a range of different systems and a wide range of materials. Press Release Follows…
Just over one year ago the principal of Islington Public School, Matthew Bradley purchased a 3D printer for the school (it is an UP Plus). “Young people have such big ideas and when you allow them to run with them they can often amaze,”Â he said. â€˜”They develop solutions to problems in very abstract ways.”