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Not many technologies have a truly transformative effect on individuals, communities and businesses. This makes 3D printing unique, with some people describing it as the key component of the second industrial revolution. It is an industry that is evolving and expanding fast, but with the daily Wiser 3D printing news digest, you can stay up-to-date. The printing press made the written word accessible to every person on the planet. With 3D printing, the restrictions of two dimensions are fast becoming a thing of the past. 3D printing is a broad term used to describe the process of creating - or printing - 3D solid objects from digital designs. The origins of the technology date back to the 1980s when it was limited to a small number of industrial applications. Now it is becoming accessible across a wide range of industries, including consumer products and components used for space travel. From printing chocolate to prosthetic limbs to houses to gadgets, 3D printing technology is set to change the way we live. Staying up-to-date with this fast moving technology is easy. All you have to do is get the Wiser 3D printing news email. It's free, so sign up today.

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Accelerating 3D Printing from Prototyping to Production
Gartner Blog Network • Pete Basiliere
Canadian innovators win money for projects that get Kenyan moms to healthcare, make orthotics for Nepali kids
CBC Radio-Canada • Susan Noakes
What Americans expect the future of automation to look like
Pew Research • Monica Anderson
FARO Technologies acquiring Dustin Forensics
Seeking Alpha • Jason Aycock
Metal 3-D Printing Is, Finally, Overcoming Its Limitations
MIT Technology Review
Counterfeits And Product Piracy Can Be Prevented By Security Features, Such As Printed 3-D Microstructures
Electronic Component News • Jdelaosa
Our First Hints At How the Next iPhone Will Be Different
Slate • Christina Bonnington
Printing ears and noses
BBC
Food Technology Holiday Gifts For Your Favorite Foodie With 'Black Friday' 2017 Deals
Forbes • Contributor, T.J. Mccue
BRIEF-Prodways launches first PA6-12T material
Reuters • Reuters Staff
 
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3d Printing, Emerging Technologies
Accelerating 3D Printing from Prototyping to Production
Gartner Blog NetworkPete Basiliere
Formnext is a leading indicator of where the industry is headed — up. This year’s exhibition had 50% more 3D print technology providers (470 from 33 countries), 100% more hall space (two expansive floors of equipment) and 60% more attendees (21,500 total)...
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3d Printing, Health Care Industry
Canadian innovators win money for projects that get Kenyan moms to healthcare, make orthotics for Nepali kids
CBC Radio-CanadaSusan Noakes
An Uber-like connection that can help get pregnant women in Kenya to health care; a 3D printer project to provide orthotic devices for Nepali children with clubfoot and scoliosis; and a microchip that can figure out what pathogen is causing diarrhea in...
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3d Printing, Transportation Policy
What Americans expect the future of automation to look like
Pew ResearchMonica Anderson
An October Center report examined Americans’ views about automation, including their opinions on how widespread these technologies would become over the next 20 years. Here’s what Americans expect to happen when it comes to four specific types of automation. As medical records...
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3d Printing
FARO Technologies acquiring Dustin Forensics
Seeking AlphaJason Aycock
FARO Technologies (NASDAQ:FARO) is acquiring Dustin Forensics, a digital forensic animation firm. That will spread FARO's reach into three-dimensional crime and accident scene reconstruction. Dustin chief David Dustin will take the role of director of public safety-Forensics Services at his new company....
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3d Printing, Technology Industry
Metal 3-D Printing Is, Finally, Overcoming Its Limitations
MIT Technology Review
Metal 3-D Printing Is, Finally, Overcoming Its Limitations Techniques for 3-D-printing metal have long been too expensive and slow, and the parts produced too weak, to compete with traditional manufacturing—but that is changing, and fast. General Electric’s beta version of its newest...
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3d Printing, Carl Zeiss AG
Counterfeits And Product Piracy Can Be Prevented By Security Features, Such As Printed 3-D Microstructures
Electronic Component NewsJdelaosa
Security features are to protect bank notes, documents, and branded products against counterfeiting. Losses caused by product forgery and counterfeiting may be enormous. According to the German Engineering Association, the damage caused in 2016 in its branch alone amounted to EUR 7.3...
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3d Printing, Apple Inc
Our First Hints At How the Next iPhone Will Be Different
SlateChristina Bonnington
Elijah Nouvelage/AFP/Getty Images The iPhone X has only been shipping for a few weeks, but already we’re starting to learn what capabilities future iPhones may hold. While 2018 looks likely to showcase only small improvements, 2019 may yield a phone with exciting...
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3d Printing, Finance
Printing ears and noses
BBC
Enable it in your browser or download Flash Player here. Sorry, you need Flash to play this. Swedish firm Cellink can print human ears and noses Erik Gatenholm grins widely as he presses the start button on a 3D printer, instructing it...
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3d Printing, Food & Beverage Industry
Food Technology Holiday Gifts For Your Favorite Foodie With 'Black Friday' 2017 Deals
ForbesContributor, T.J. Mccue
Food is medicine. Food is life. Food is fuel. Food is love. At least that’s what Google suggests if you type in “Food is…” It is also lucrative; the Research and Markets Global Food Tech Market Analysis & Forecast 2016-2022 report says...
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BRIEF-Prodways launches first PA6-12T material
ReutersReuters Staff
Nov 14 () - PRODWAYS GROUP SA: * LAUNCH OF FIRST PA6-12T PLASTIC MATERIAL FOR 3D PRINTING USING SELECTIVE LASER SINTERING‍​ * NEW GLASS FILLED MATERIAL IS RESULT OF ITS EXCLUSIVE PARTNERSHIP WITH A. SCHULMAN Source text: bit.ly/2idyAGZ Further company coverage: (Gdynia...
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