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Atoms to Bits and Back …. a Big Success

It was great to see the student/faculty interest in the lab, at the 3D printing event organized at BIF jointly with AIS. Over 30 students/faculty got themselves scanned using the Kinect and the prints will be made available soon. Some photos from the event are available on our facebook page. An interview with Matt Lavieri, Vice President of AIS, at the event.

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Atoms to Bits and Back

Come join the AIS students as they prepare to convert Atoms to Bits and back, using Kinect scanners and 3D printers in the BIF Atrium , Wednesday, Dec 5th, 11:00 to 4:00 pm. Willing volunteers will be scanned (only the head this time) using Kinect’s(Atoms to Bits). These scans will then be printed out in front of you(Bits to atoms) using a 3D printer. Learn more about why 3D printing is such a buzzword these […]

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Business Council Tech Week presentation

It was great to see the enthusiasm among Business Council members, when we presented the 3D printer during Tech Week,on 23rd October in BIF. The students had great questions and we look forward to more student organizations developing projects leveraging this new technology. We demonstrated a Whistle being built and a short video of the build is available below. I would also like to announce the launch of the Youtube Channel for the lab, so […]

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A New Industrial Revolution

It is quite timely to read of this new book from Chris Anderson, The Editor-in-Chief at Wired Magazine, titled “Makers: The New Industrial revolution“. Chris Anderson has been a champion of the Maker community, launching his own startup to tinker around in this space (Read about his collaboration on a arduino based,  OpenSprinkler). In this book, he puts forward a case for DIY-manufacturing, made possible due to a convergence of several technologies leveraging a movement […]

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3D printing in the news

There seems to be a lot of buzz around 3D printing these days. The recent cover of the Design issue of the Wired Magazine, claims that the new MakerBot Replicator2 will change the world . In the same issue there are reports of an  electronics manufacturer asking customers to print some plastic parts of a popular synthesizer, OP1, by putting 3D models of some of the parts on shapeways, a site that provides a platform […]

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Welcome

Welcome to the home page of the new 3-D printing lab at the College of Business. This lab will be operational in Spring 2013, with several MakerBot 3D printers.  Please stay tuned for updates on the 3D printing initiative at the College of Business

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