3D printing

An open-source 3D printer printing an optical component, specifically, a filter bracket. Michigan Technological University photo.

MTU Prof’s 3D Printing Designs Slash Optics Lab Costs

Just as open-source design has driven down the cost of software to the point that it is accessible to anyone with an Internet connection, open-source designs and 3D printing are driving down the cost of making scientific equipment.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/01/2013

Moon base

Matt’s Favorites: Twitter, Washington Post Hacked, Bank of America Crashes, Moon Base Made By 3D Printing

So what’s new and exciting in the wonderful world of high technology? See it all here, culled from a bunch of sources…

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/03/2013


EnvisionTec, 3D Systems Settle Patent Dispute

Dearborn-based EnvisionTec Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of patented 3D rapid prototyping and manufacturing products and services Monday announced the settlement of the patent infringement lawsuit brought by 3D Systems, Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan at the end of 2005.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/10/2012


Fisher-Unitech Now Selling Objet Under Partnership With New Stratasys

As a direct result of the Objet-Stratasys merger, Fisher-Unitech has been authorized to expand their product line of three-dimensional printers and production systems to include all of the Objet products.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/04/2012

Schedule an 3D printing demo, get one of these. Fisher-Unitech photo.

Schedule A 3D Printing Demo, Get A Case For Your iPhone 4

The Troy engineering firm Fisher/Unitech has a fun offer for anyone interested in three-dimensional printing — schedule a free 3D printing demonstration anytime in the next 30 days and take home a practical, useful piece of 3D printing.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/06/2012

Awards And Certifications From March 14

The latest industry awards and certifications earned by Michigan’s technology-focused companies and institutions

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/14/2012