ganter on December 22, 2012

How lovely are your driver chips… We sneaked a peek  into the toy-land workshop (when the elves weren’t looking) or maybe there was a little too much holiday cheer. What to our wandering (and wondering) eyes did appear? Introducing the “BrainWave board” or the little orange board.   This is an all-in-one  3D printing bot board with support […]

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ganter on December 18, 2012

{with apologies to Clement Clarke Moore} ‘Twas the night before Printsmas, when all through the house the creatures were stirring, and using their mouse; The filament was hung by their printers with care, In hopes that amazing prints would soon be theirs; The kaptan was nestled all snug on each bed, while visions of heated plates […]

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medema on December 1, 2012

Recently in the lab, we’ve set up a turntable and an Xbox 360 Kinect on a linear rail in order to do full, 360° scans of people! The turntable was built from a $10 bearing from the hardware store, and some bits of wood and hardware lying around the Mechanical Engineering building. The person being […]

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