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Cameron Norris

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Drones in Western Rwanda Deliver Vital Medical Supplies Within 35 Minutes

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More than two billion people lack adequate access to essential medical products, often due to challenging terrain and gaps in infrastructure. Because of this,...

Are Gestures the Future of IoT Device Interaction?

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Engineers from Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) division have spent several years developing Project Soli, an integrated solution for touchless gesture control of...

A New Alexa-Like System Is Helping Robots Understand Context Clues

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Unlike human communication, which involves a variety of nuances and subtleties, today’s robots understand only the literal. While they can learn by repetition, for...

The Hidden Challenges of 3D Printing Using Selective Laser Sintering

Despite its decades' long history, selective laser sintering (SLS) continues to have the undeveloped potential to form high-quality production parts that are difficult to...

3D Printing Will Replace Traditional Machining Within 10 Years

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development has highlighted the potential environmental impact of 3D printing in its report The Next Production Revolution: Implications...

How to Design Snap-fit Joints for 3D Printing

Snap-fit joints are a quick and easy way of connecting two 3D printed components together using interlocking features. Not only are they a low...

Using Recycled Laptop Batteries to Power Your Home

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In May of 2015, Elon Musk unveiled Tesla's Powerwall. The battery allows homeowners to store electricity, either from the grid or solar panels. The tech was...

Comprehensive 3D Print Quality Troubleshooting Guide

Simplify3D have compiled an extensive list of the most common 3D printing issues along with the software settings that you can use to solve...

How To Improve Your Large Assembly Design Performance

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“Large Assemblies” can be difficult to define. For some it’s a 100 part assembly, for others, it’s 1000 parts, and still others it can...

How to Set Up Your Files for Multimaterial 3D Printing

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One of the major benefits of printing in Polyjet is the ability to print in multiple materials for a single part. This allows you...