Posts made in July, 2013


Two months ago, CGTrader launched a massive contest with some partners. The goal was to create ready to print 3D models. Clearly, you’ve answered to the call, there were 251 3D printable models that met the given standard and took a part in a competition. Among them we found a dozen of sculptures, jewelry, busts, fractals, DNA chains, simple things for daily use and even a surf board. There has been long debates to designate the...

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Last week, Eyrolles published a new book about 3D printing. The book has been written in french by Mathilde Berchon (who used to work at Sculpteo) and Berthier Luyt (founder of Le Fabshop) and prefaced by Joel de Rosnay. Mathilde left Sculpteo to work full time on her project MakingSociety. MakingSociety is a website sharing resources for open source hardware entrepreneurs. Its goal is to help makers who want to live from their...

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Last weekend, we received a tweet from Sarah Ledesma, one of the winner! She’s launching a Kickstarter campaign for her new web series, Project Vincible: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/sarahledesma/project-vincible Project Vincible is about the life and death of the world’s first superhero, Mr. Invincible. The story takes place on the eve of Mr. Invincible’s untimely death. It is here we find our characters – both foes and...

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Dear Sculpteo blog readers! We’re participating to lots of events during the summer, and we have some tickets to win! Our team will have a booth during the next SIGGRAPH‘s edition in Los Angeles. The events will take place between the 21st and the 25th of July. The tickets will let you access the exhibition hall for a day. For the ones who haven’t heard about SIGRRAPH yet, it’s a set of conferences and...

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Prank pullers will be thrilled. If they were concerned that their rubber spider didn’t seem real enough for scare anyone, the T8 spider robot should give them some confidence for their next prank. Robugtix is the name of the company behind the T8. It produces a robotized octopod that can imitate a real spider with an incredible precision. The movements are handled by the Bigfoot™ Inverse Kinematics Engine, which uses complex...

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This week, eBay entered the world of 3D printing. The company has partnered with Sculpteo, Makerbot and HotPop Factory to launch a new 3D printing app, eBay Exact. The app works as an online store for well-known 3D printing companies and features customizable “printed” merchandise. Today, you can download the app directly from the Apple App Store. The Sculpteo section lets you customize eight products with unique designs and order...

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The Friday Pick List


Posted By on Jul 12, 2013

The weekend is here and you know it’s mean you get to take a look at some nice 3D printed items available in our designers stores. So relax and enjoy! Littletroll made a nice little character flying with a jetpack. We printed it in our multicolor material. We particularly like the result of the smoke. Nora, our US Sales Manager, has one sitting on her desk…   Also, Amanda has designed beautiful little creatures on our...

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Good news for the british pupils (at least we suspect that some of them will be thrilled)! The british government made the announcement, that it will publish a new national curriculum. The new educational program will emphasise the use of 3D printers, laser cutters and robotics, also giving some place to lessons in programming micro-processor chips. This announcement will take place later this week as part of a larger program for the...

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Maybe it’s because Le Tour de France‘s 100th edition just started last week, but since last weekend, we’ve seen to nice 3D printing project related to cycling. Since Sculpteo‘s co-founder, Clément Moreau, is coming to the office every day with his bike, Tour de France or not, we had to talk about it. The first project comes from New Zealand. Designer Annabelle Nichols created a wooden handlebar for bikes, which...

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Clay Lambert, general manager of the Menlo Park TechShop and Blaine Dehmlow General Manager of the San Francisco TechShop were hosts of Martin Wasserman inside this Future Talk Vidéo. This talk offers a good view of 3D printing’s capabilities at the moment, and answers the question of our expectations for the future. Even if it’s not the weekend, you can find 10 minutes to sit and watch.   Related posts: Infographic:...

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