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NewBorn Heart Rate Sensor: 3D Printing to Reduce Infant Mortality
A baby’s breathing needs to be watched closely after birth but traditional methods make continuous monitoring difficult. Laerdal Medical called on Materialise to help create a life-saving solution.
Robirds: 3D Printing Spreads Its Wings
Birds are beautiful creatures but they can also be a very tough problem in many professions. Enter high-tech ‘Robirds’ – Clear Flight Solutions’ innovative 3D Printed creation to limit bird nuisance.
New York Fashion Week, Materialised
New York Fashion Week 2013 has come to an end. As fashion media start sharing highlights from the runway, we take a moment to look at some of the boundary-pushing contributions made by 3D Printing.
Prolonging Total Knee Replacement Surgery with Innovative 3D Solutions
Cartilage damage can sideline even the most avid of sportspeople. After 2 years of knee pain, a doctor gets the ‘active’ back into his active lifestyle with a custom 3D Printed orthopaedic solution.
WIRED Names i.materialise Best Online 3D Printing Service
Materialise is proud to announce that i.materialise received the highest score of all services tested in WIRED UK’s September 2013 consumer 3D Printing ratings.
Fashion and 3D Printing Take to the Catwalk in Tokyo, Japan
Materialise treated their Tokyo conference attendees to a unique catwalk experience featuring traditional Japanese hairpins and Korean hanboks redesigned to fuse traditional design with 3D Printing.
Evolution of a Hybrid
From June 1 to September 30, 2013, a unique installation by artist Koen Vanmechelen showcasing work that bridges the links between art and science, was displayed as part of the Venice Biennale.
The Wings of Madame Butterfly
Can you picture a retro-futurist “Madame Butterfly”? With help from a stunning pair of 3D Printed wings designed by Mariko Mori, the Venice Biennale showed the opera as it had never been seen before.
The Cabrio Collection by Hoet Design Studio
For their new Cabrio collection, Hoet Design Studio turned to 3D Printing to take their designs straight from paper to wearable eyewear without needing to sacrifice style or function for production.
Groundbreaking 3D Printed Splint Restores a Baby’s Breathing
A novel bioresorbable splint restored a collapsed bronchus in baby with severe tracheobronchomalacia, allowing him to breathe again and giving his airway the support it needed to grow healthily.
A Complex Prototype to Showcase Complex Services
With complex services, it’s often true that “seeing is believing.” To showcase their unique services, LBO called on Materialise to help them create an intricate, functional model for trade fairs.
Optimizing a Nokia Lumia 820 Cover for 3D Printing
Nokia recently made waves as the first phone manufacturer to release the schematics to design a 3D Printed case for one of their phones. The i.materialise team gave it a test run.
Iris van Herpen Debuts Wearable 3D Printed Pieces at Paris Fashion Week
For her latest collection, Iris Van Herpen channelled ‘wearable myth’ into two new 3D Printed collaborations. Incorporating organic patterns to enhance the body, it’s a new level in wearable prints.
Materialising a 250-year-old Mystery for the Venice Biennale
Inspired by etchings of ancient Rome dating back 250 years, 12 Yale architecture students called on Materialise to help transform the etchings into a stunning 3D scale model for the Venice Biennale.
Reimagining Reality: Nick Ervinck’s Fantastic New Worlds
It’s easy to take the world for granted. Using 3D Printing as just one of his many tools, artist Nick Ervinck creates pieces that challenge people to take a fresh look at the world around them.