Around the World: Materialise USA

Elizabeth Boorman
September 30, 2014

We’ve reached our 3rd stop on our Materialise around the world tour. We’ve gone to Japan and the UK and now we’re stopping in the USA to learn about Materialise’s office there.

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Materialise Featured in Fans of Flanders

Elizabeth Boorman
September 25, 2014

How much do you know about Flanders? The TV show Fans of Flanders tells all about surreal, quirky and wonderful world of Flanders. What better display to illustrate this mission than to show the world of Materialise?

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Belgian Consul Marc Calcoen Visits Materialise USA Office

Abbey Delaney
September 24, 2014

Materialise USA gets back to its Belgian roots. On September 12th, Materialise had the great honor of hosting the Belgian Consul Marc Calcoen and his wife, Monica, at the Materialise USA office in Plymouth, Michigan to come see our facilities and learn more about the company.

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Benin Summer School Week 4: All Good Things Must End

Jamie Milas, Pascale Notté
September 23, 2014

It was hard to believe that our time in Benin was already coming to an end. You could feel that the “heat was on” as every student worked on their computers every minute that was possible. They all clearly were dedicated to their projects and hoped they would be selected for one of the three available scholarships. 

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i.materialise 3D Prints Trophies for Mini 4WD Championships

Yui Takahara
September 22, 2014

While slot car racing is a popular underground trend in Europe and the U.S., Japan has a similar mini racecar trend: Mini 4WD racing. Mini 4WD (4 wheel drive) or mini yonku has been a popular hobby, especially among Japanese children, since the 1980s.

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Benin Summer School Week 3: Projects for a Better and Healthier World

Jamie Milas, Pascale Notté
September 18, 2014

“Creating better and healthier world” are not empty words to us. This is seen directly in our Benin Summer School. In our last two blogs (week 1 and week 2) we gave you brief introductions to the student’s projects at the Benin Summer School. During week three we really worked on advancing all of the projects so that they could give their final presentations in the middle of the fourth and final week. 

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Wearable Tech Just Got Smarter: Anouk Wipprecht's Intel-Edison-powered, 3D-printed “Synapse Dress” Logs Your Mood

Elizabeth Boorman
September 16, 2014

Changing your appearance with your mood is a topic that's no longer reserved for New Age followers or sci-fi fans. By embedding Intel’s super versatile, small-in-size-but-large-in-processing-capacity microcontroller called “Intel Edison”, Anouk Wipprecht created "Synapse", a smart dress based on biosensors that takes user experience to the next level, as it acts on the wearer’s behalf!

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3D Printing Spotted at NY Fashion Week in Katie Gallagher’s Spring/Summer 2015 Collection

Elizabeth Boorman
September 12, 2014

Fantasm. No, that is not a misspelling: it is the original spelling of the modern-day word “phantasm”, which describes something that can only be perceived. Before you start to have a cold sweat with flashbacks to the epistemology chapter in your Philosophy 101 class, let’s ease your mind by showing you some pictures of Katie Gallagher’s “Fantasm” Spring 2015 collection.

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The Truth about Vesalius: Professor Daniel Garrison Separates Fact from Fiction

Liesbeth Kemel
September 11, 2014

Andreas Vesalius is often referred to as the “father of anatomical research”. But what did he do to deserve this title?

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8 Highlights from the 2014 London 3D Printshow

Elizabeth Boorman
September 10, 2014

The 2014 London 3D Printshow is one of the biggest 3D Printing events in the world. As i.materialise’s Community Manager, I was on-sight to speak, work, and connect with some of the brightest talents in the 3D Printing industry. For the first time ever, our outreach team included Support Engineer Darya Kireyeva, who came here all the way from Kiev, Ukraine. We hope she’ll join us on future trips!

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