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3D Printing: Preparing to Print the Cars of the Future

By Dick Weisinger

The world of automotive engineering is undergoing major disruption.  There are vehicles powered with alternative and hybrid energy sources, like electric, hydrogen, and to a certain extent solar. Artificial Intelligence is driving some of these cars, the autonomous vehicles, and

3D Printing: Industrial Manufacturing to be Transformed by Additive Manufacturing

By Dick Weisinger

The use of 3D printing is expected to grow dramatically over the next years, particularly in the areas of industrial manufacturing and healthcare. Gartner identified 3D printing as a top ten strategic technology in 2016.  David Cearley, Gartner vice president,

3D Printing: Kurzweil’s Law of Accelerating Returns Predicts Big Change

By Dick Weisinger

Ray Kurzweil, long-time inventor and futurist, is predicting that 3D printing is on the edge of revolutionizing manufacturing and industries. Kurzweil said that “I’ve been thinking about thinking for 50 years.” One example of a recent prediction is with the

Hyped Technology: Internet of Things (IoT) Living up to Hype

By Dick Weisinger

Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, 3D Printing, Virtual Reality and more. New technologies that are getting hyped daily. Which of these technologies are businesses really adopting? A survey by Spiceworks of 566 global businesses asked which technologies are being adopted

3D Printing: Huge Growth: Market Size More Than Doubled in 2016

By Dick Weisinger

3D printers are moving forward in a big way.  Gartner forecasts that the number of 3D printers to be sold in 2016 will be more than double the number sold in 2015.  That’s an increase from 219,168 units in 2015