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The Italian answer to 3D Desktop Scanners is Dimbody 3D

Dimbody 3D

A few days ago the Indiegogo campaign to finance an all-Italian project was launched, conceived by Alessandro Grossi, Carmen Olei and Marica Soattin. Dimbody 3D – the name chosen for the device – looks very much like other Desktop 3D scanners, and has aroused great expectations, in as much as it is being promoted by Bre Pettis…
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What is GlassUp, the start-up that is challenging Google Glass

GlassUp

Google Glass is not the only type of augmented reality eyewear preparing to break into the market. In the race, there is also an Italian start-up – from Venice, to be precise – called GlassUp. They too are working on a smartglasses model that will be capable of displaying messages and information in real time…
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Open Source Makers: how to print in 3D with the Italian 3Drag

3Drag printer

The Maker movement is well rooted in Italy: on the one hand, there is Arduino, and on the other, a series of 3D printers that are all strictly Open Source. We had already talked about Kentstrapper and WASProject: today we want to talk about the 3Drag, the Futura Elettronica brainchild derived from the famous RepRap…
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FABtotum, the Italian 3D printer that’s ready for crowdfunding

fabtotum team

The only limit to the imagination of a Maker is the tools they have to work with. Give them a good set of tools and you won’t be able to stop them. Alternatively, give them a  FABtotum – a jack-of-all-trades machine that fuses a laser scanner, 3D printer and CNC milling machine. Naturally, this is the…
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WASProject and the 3D printer that wants to save the world (one bit at a time)

WASProject

  WASProject is a startup by Ravenna which loves to be inspired by the small – the potter wasp – and think big: a 1.5-metre high 3D printer that creates clay statues. The idea of the team, made up of makers and creative, has landed on the crowdfunding Ginger platform. The objective is to raise…
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