One board to rule them all: History of the Arduino UNO

Reading Time: 10 minutes As familiar as we all are with the UNO, there’s probably a lot you don’t know about the iconic Arduino microcontroller board. Put on your rose-tinted spectacles, and let’s wax poetic about the origins of this beloved maker board. Rise of the Techno-Hippies By 2009, the team that would become Arduino was gathering steam. A…… Continue reading One board to rule them all: History of the Arduino UNO

3D Printed Telegraph Replicates Ezra Cornell’s 1844 Original

Reading Time: 3 minutes Made with 3D scanning and 3D printing, a replica of Ezra Cornell’s telegraph machine from 1844 goes on display at Cornell University Library. In the history of communications, American businessman and philanthropist Ezra Cornell played a significant role. In 1844, his personal telegraph machine received the world’s first telegraph message sent by Samuel Morse. Cornell…… Continue reading 3D Printed Telegraph Replicates Ezra Cornell’s 1844 Original

Stunning 3D Printed Cathedral of St James in Transparent Resin

Reading Time: 3 minutes Croatian company Vectrino used 3D printing to create a replica of the Šibenik Cathedral of St James, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, for a new exhibition. A new multimedia centre is opening in Šibenik, Croatia which will provide information for visitors about the city’s cathedral. And 3D printing plays a big part in providing visitors with a detailed…… Continue reading Stunning 3D Printed Cathedral of St James in Transparent Resin

One Year Later, Composer Keiichi Okabe Looks Back at Nier:Automata

Reading Time: 6 minutes Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Keiichi Okabe. I am the CEO of Monaca, Inc. and currently work as a composer of background music (“BGM”) of video games and various anime. I was in charge of the music direction and composition for Nier:Automata. Generally, when I compose the BGM for a video game,…… Continue reading One Year Later, Composer Keiichi Okabe Looks Back at Nier:Automata

Horizon Zero Dawn Celebrates its First Birthday, Surpasses 7.6 Million Sales

Reading Time: 3 minutes It’s hard to believe that a full year has passed since we released Horizon Zero Dawn. The old adage “time flies when you’re having fun” certainly rings true for us – these last 12 months have been an absolute blast, thanks in no small part to the terrific response from our fan community. And yet,…… Continue reading Horizon Zero Dawn Celebrates its First Birthday, Surpasses 7.6 Million Sales

PlayStation 4: 5 Years Ago Today…

Reading Time: 4 minutes Today marks five years since we stood in the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City to share a name that would change our lives and hopefully yours: PlayStation 4. Introducing PS4 was an important moment in PlayStation history, so we reached out to some of the key figures who provided those first crucial details on…… Continue reading PlayStation 4: 5 Years Ago Today…

Touch a 3D Printed Dinosaur Skull During the UK “Dippy” Tour

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Natural History Museum’s well known and much loved dinosaur skeleton, nicknamed Dippy, is going on tour in the UK. Visitors can now get hands-on with the dinosaur thanks to 3D printed replica skulls. London’s Natural History Museum is the permanent home of the Diplodocus dinosaur, nicknamed Dippy. However, the popular dinosaur is now going…… Continue reading Touch a 3D Printed Dinosaur Skull During the UK “Dippy” Tour

“Bronze Johns” Statuettes Saved with 3D Printing

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Carnegie Center for Surgical Innovation has assisted in the restoration of master busts of Johns Hopkins. The trophies produced from them are awarded to alumni and friends of John Hopkins University. On a typical day the Carnegie Center for Surgical Innovation will produce surgical implants, models and experimental devices. Recently however, the center found…… Continue reading “Bronze Johns” Statuettes Saved with 3D Printing

Students 3D Print Diorama of Ancient Chinese History

Reading Time: 3 minutes Using Shining 3D scanning and printing tech, students at Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts have brought ancient history to life, 3D printing the appointment of Tso Tsung-Tang, a minister of the late Qing Dynasty. There have been a few exhibitions featuring 3D printed artwork over the years. But none are quite like this miniature display…… Continue reading Students 3D Print Diorama of Ancient Chinese History

Returning to Stonehenge VR… to play in a sandbox?

Reading Time: 9 minutes As an ancient monument, you cannot even approach Stonehenge in real life – but with Stonehenge VR you can get up close and personal. Now with the SANDBOX update, you can do things you probably never imagined with the ancient stones. We caught up with Christian Bretz of VoyagerVR to see how things had progressed…… Continue reading Returning to Stonehenge VR… to play in a sandbox?

45+ Celebrity Photos That Were The Last Known To Be Taken Before They Died

Reading Time: 3 minutes Freddie Mercury, 45, 1946-1991 source Robin Williams, 63, 1951-2014 source Chester Bennington, 41, 1976-2017 source John Lennon, 40, 1940-1980 source Vladimir Lenin, 53, 1870-1924 source Marilyn Monroe, 36, 1926-1962 source Steve Jobs, 56, 1955 – 2011 David Bowie, 69, 1947-2016 source Robert F. Kennedy, 42, 1925-1968 source Christopher Mccandless, 24, 1968-1992 source Carrie Fisher, 60,…… Continue reading 45+ Celebrity Photos That Were The Last Known To Be Taken Before They Died