26 Jun 2020
Voxel8 has pivoted from offering 3D printed electronics to 3D printing footware.
18 Mar 2020
Wearable that Merges the Real World and Virtual Games
Adidas, EA SPORTS FIFA Mobile and Jacquard by Google have come together in a ground-breaking partnership to create a product that merges the real-world and virtual game.
27 Nov 2019
Dr Bryony Core caught up with Carbon at Formnext 2019. Carbon are a 3D printer startup who developed the CLIP process for curing photosensitive resins. They have recently announced a large format printer.
2 Sep 2019
First digitally printed lattice bike saddle
Partnership to produce the first digitally printed bike saddle, designed to improve rider comfort and performance, the new saddle, crafted using Carbon materials and complex lattice geometries, absorbs impact and improves stability, which can reduce the chance of injury for the rider.
13 May 2019
NTT (New Textile Technologies)
IDTechEx interviewed Hans Bauer, Managing Director of NTT, at their booth at the IDTechEx Show in Berlin.
11 Feb 2019
Carbon and Ford expand collaboration on parts
Carbon has showed the first digitally manufactured polymer parts in production for Ford Motor Company. Carbon and Ford have expanded their collaboration to design and produce several new digitally manufactured, end-use parts.
27 Jul 2018
Synthetic biology: biomanufacturing meat without animals
Biomanufacturing meat without animals, chemicals without oil and silk without spiders. Synthetic biology can broadly be described as the engineering of biological systems, having been the focus of intense academic research from the early 2000s. Following these early steps, genetic engineering has become increasingly sophisticated, allowing microorganisms to be engineered to produce specific target compounds, known as biomanufacturing.
29 Dec 2017
$200 million in funding for global digital 3D manufacturing
Carbon announced the first closing in a total raise of $200 million in Series D funding. Delivering a true, scalable digital 3D Manufacturing platform for polymeric products, the company will use the additional capital to accelerate its momentum in disrupting traditional analog injection molding production techniques with connected, software-first, digitally-enabled design and fabrication capabilities.
19 Jul 2017
Pushing the limits of athletic performance
Researchers have designed an energy-harvesting shoe to convert each stride into power. Air bladders embedded in the sole of the shoe convert the foot's impact into airflow along the runner's gait.
13 Apr 2017
Adidas shapes 4D shoe soles using light and heat
Through adidas's obsession with helping athletes make a difference, the brand unveils Futurecraft 4D, the world's first high performance footwear featuring midsoles crafted with light and oxygen using Digital Light Synthesis, a technology pioneered by Carbon.
16 Dec 2016
Adidas launches its first 3D printed shoe
Adidas has announced that it will be making its 3D technology shoes available to purchase for the first time with a limited edition release.
7 Jul 2016
Rachel Gordon met Emma Kwon at Inside 3D Printing Seoul. She shared her thoughts on the state of 3D printing technology for producing industrial parts and the hurdles to overcome.
21 Mar 2016
Updates from WTS16: Clothing, e-textiles and flexible electronics
IDTechEx met with many existing and a couple of new contacts from the smart clothing space at the Wearable Technology Show, in London's Excel Exhibition Centre. Commercial momentum is growing very slowly in these spaces as players approach the markets for the first time, and the competition is beginning to heat up. This article summarises IDTechEx's learnings at the show.