3-D Printing

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Spirit Of Detroit Being Scanned For 3-D Printed Mini-statue

Honey, they shrunk the Spirit Of Detroit. A prominent and popular downtown Detroit statue has been photographed countless times, but now its likeness is being scanned for a 3-D printing project.

05/08/2014

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German 3D Printer Brings First U.S. Center To Michigan

The center, in Canton, is expected to create 15-20 high-tech manufacturing jobs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/03/2014

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MSU Creates First Three-Dimensonal Model Of Human Fingerprint

A team of computer scientists in the Michigan State University College of Engineering have built the first three-dimensional model of a human fingerprint.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/12/2014

Mission-critical technology with major security problems. Wikimedia Commons photo.

Matt’s Favorites: A Tech Suicide, 3-D Printing, Java Security, And Sorry, No U.S. Deathstar

What else is new and cool? Check out these gems.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/13/2013

3D printing using laser sintering. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Rapid Prototyping Creates Roadworthy Concept Parts

Whether a futuristic concept like the EN-V or a contemporary family hauler like the GMC Acadia Denali, three-dimensional rapid prototyping accelerates the creative process for General Motors and reduces the time and money spent on clay modeling and molding of expensive prototype parts.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/24/2011

3D printing using laser sintering. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

3D Rapid Prototyping Fast Tracks GM Fuel Efficiency Gains

Deep inside the GM Design building in Warren, where future products from Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac take shape and substance, an elite team fashions components, intricate sub assembles and entire scale model cars from highly specialized three-dimensional rapid prototyping manufacturing equipment.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/10/2011

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