Tuesday, July 31, 2012
In one of the latest dramatic developments in the series of experiments to uncover the capabilities of 3D printers, Michael Guslick, a firearm enthusiast who goes by the screen name HaveBlue, has printed and successfully fired part of an M16 assault rifle, using a decade-old Stratasys printer and materials costing between $30 and $50. Sync.ca blogger Rhonda Callow reports the details she derived from a forum on the firearm-resource Web site AR15.com in her July-28th post, entitled "Oh great, now your friendly neighbourhood psycho can print his own guns".
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
A new dinosaur exhibit at the Royal Ontario Museum (Toronto) makes extensive use of wide-format printing and smartphones to recreate the prehistoric world.
Today’s e-news from PrintAction highlights the exhibit’s enormous scientifically accurate murals printed by Beyond Digital Imaging using HP's latex ink technology at:
Reuters describes the augmented reality technology that museum visitors can access via a mobile app at:http://lnkd.in/K7xryY