An interesting peak at the hype cycle for emerging technologies. Gartner has published this yearly look at how we observe, obsess over, and develop new tech.
For the first time, researches have captured the atomic-level layer by layer growth on the ordered structure of a nanocrystal. This will help material scientists understand the forming of various crystalline structures used in manufacturing of many products.
Whether you made it to New Orleans this year or not, check out the highlight reel from this years IDC! NOLA was a beautiful and vibrant backdrop for this yearly event, bringing industrial designers together from around the world, to learn, share, and connect.
Canon has been long working on a video camera that records at 60x full HD video. The sensor is slightly bigger than the APS-C, found in most DSLRs, but smaller than full-frame. This means fitting it in a consumer product, is a matter of when, not if. However processing these images in-camera will be no small feat, […]
With little post-processing required, Evolve part finish will rival injection molding at lower costs than current additive processes. This will be ideal for runs of 5,00 to 20,000. Unlike most current processes, the materials available will be standard injection materials, not requiring compromise to meet process. Evolve are nearing commercial production.
This 3D Printed House is built in a day for under $10,000. While other 3D printed houses have been built previously, this is the first to be officially permitted to go up in the US. This opens doors to expansion and cost reduction.
The Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) District Conferences are coming up! If you are a member of the IDSA, you should consider registering to attend your respective conference, to connect with other designers in your area, and learn from those leading the way.
For anyone starting a design studio, working independently, or wanting to grow the company they work for, this interview with Farm Design founder, Aaron Atchison, is full of invaluable insight into getting to the next level.