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Tag Archives: prototyping

The Potential of 3D Printing Electronics

3D electronic printing holds promise of applications for soldiers As researchers at Picatinny Arsenal explore the potential of 3-dimensional printing, they envision the potential to embed a radio antenna on the side of a Soldier's helmet, or print sensors directly onto a weapon or even an article of clothing. Over the past few years, advancements in 3D printing have enabled scientists to print items ranging from body organs to candy. At Picatinny, scientists and engineers are using additive manufacturing and 3D printing to print electronics, weapon components, and training models. Additive manufacturing, which includes 3D printing, lets engineers create [...]
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Hewlett-Packard To Pivot Into 3D Printing

Hewlett-Packard ( HPQ ) CEO Meg Whitman said last week that the company will enter the 3D printing market in the middle of 2014. The news sent 3D Systems ( DDD ) and Stratasys ( SSYS ) lower that day, but both quickly recovered and 3D Systems even made new all-time highs last Friday. Wall Street does not seem worried, with both stocks being near or at their all-time highs, but Hewlett-Packard might become a serious competitor in the next couple of years. HP would need to be acquisitive, in order to get an edge and catch up with [...]
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