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The Kentstrappers are looking to name their 3D printer

Kentstrapper is the nickname used by the Cantinis, a family of makers based in Florence who told their story to  World Wide Rome  last year. After their experience with the Archimedes and Galileo printers, the time has come to give a name to their “new entry” that has just been launched at the  Milan Design…
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Five crowdfunding ideas for 3D printing

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There are questions that are difficult to answer. For example, which is the most affordable 3D scanner available on the market? Or, how do you print large-size objects? How do you fine-tune the details of creations printed with ABS plastic? Online you will find hundreds of tips, tutorials and forums to exchange ideas, but if you prefer a…
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About Udoo and why it has won on Kickstarter

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There are many useful projects for makers, but this one also comes with a slice of Italy. It is called Udoo and is, in practice, a true and proper open source computer. For a little over 100 dollars you can take home a fully programmable device compatible with Arduino. USB connections, audio channels, WiFi, Ethernet…
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When the makers collide with patents

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The new industrial revolution of the makers is under way, but that doesn’t mean it won’t run into obstacles. Printing objects in 3D in any corner of the globe by drawing on online projects is a great achievement, but this kind of innovation might collide with the legal protection safeguarded by patents. The issue is serious…
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The world of makers at the FuoriSalone

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The real novelty at this FuoriSalone is the invasion of the world of makers: a wave of innovation, sharing and creativity has invaded Milan. We have already told you which appointments with makers will be opportunities for interaction with the Maker Faire Rome and on the Call for Makers (LINK) which closes in a few…
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