Smart Products

So What Makes Smart Products Smart?

Products are becoming increasingly smart. More and more technology is being integrated, such as sensors, so that a device and therefore its producer can learn all about you and potentially use the data to influence you. Of course there has to be a point to this for you as consumer, plus you want to stay in control over your data and behavior. That is why … Continue reading So What Makes Smart Products Smart?

The 3D Printing Footwear Take-Over

3D printing offers the opportunity to create shoes in a largely automated way, in a more cost-effective way for limited series of 100-400 pairs of each size, and custom-made for each wearer improving aesthetics and comfort. We are investigating the possibilities of constructing a modern shoe entirely through 3D printing techniques. Continue reading The 3D Printing Footwear Take-Over

Getting On the Move with a 3D Printer

The previous article, “3D PRINTING: WHAT IS IT ACTUALLY GOOD FOR?” advised you about how to enable 3D printing to start projects and businesses. This next article is about choosing a 3D printer and getting it up and running. There are now hundreds of brands on the market, quality varies dramatically and installations are not a simple matter of plug-n-play. There are only a few printer … Continue reading Getting On the Move with a 3D Printer

3D Printing: What is it actually good for?

We are in the middle of a 3D printing hype, with technologies, materials and platforms becoming more and more accessible and affordable in order to spread the technology into studios, offices, schools and homes all around the globe. As appealing as it may seem to invest in a 3D printer, now is the time to take a critical look at 3D printing and evaluate what … Continue reading 3D Printing: What is it actually good for?