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 Three-way authentication apparatus and method in cloud environment and 3d printing apparatus and method using three-way authentication in cloud environment patent thumbnailThree-way authentication apparatus and method in cloud environment and 3d printing apparatus and method using three-way authentication in cloud environment
Disclosed herein are a three-way authentication apparatus and method in a cloud environment. The three-way authentication method in a cloud environment includes performing, by a control device and a service device, mutual authentication through an if-1 interface, performing, by the control device and a function server, mutual authentication through an if-2 interface, requesting, by the control device, the function server to issue an authentication token for authentication between the service device and the function server, and delivering an authentication token issued by the function server to the service device, and performing, by the service device, mutual authentication with the function server using the delivered authentication token through an if-3 interface..
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute


 Method for manufacturing induction coil assembly patent thumbnailMethod for manufacturing induction coil assembly
A method for manufacturing an induction coil assembly is disclosed. The method includes preparing a computer aided design (cad) model of an induction coil.
Caterpillar Inc.


 Biocompatible inks for 3d printing patent thumbnailBiocompatible inks for 3d printing
In one aspect, inks for use with a three-dimensional printing system are described herein. In some embodiments, an ink described herein comprises 10-60 wt.
3d Systems, Incorporated


 3d printing material encoding patent thumbnail3d printing material encoding
3d printing material blends (110) are disclosed configured to be used in a 3d printer. The 3d printing material blends comprise a 3d printing material portion and a magnetic nanoparticle portion (s1, s2, s3, s4).
Das-nano, S.l.


 3d printing system and 3d printing control method patent thumbnail3d printing system and 3d printing control method
A 3d printing system and a 3d printing control method are provided. The 3d printing system comprises: a main controller configured to identify a 3d printer and output a print file suitable for the 3d printer, the main controller comprising: a main control unit configured to identify the 3d printer, and generate the print file suitable for the 3d printer according to a three dimensional model; and a first wireless transmission unit; and a printing transmitter configured to communicate with the first wireless transmission unit and control the 3d printer to print, the printing transmitter comprising: a second wireless transmission unit connected to the main controller by wireless; a transmission control unit configured to control the 3d printer to print according to the print file; and a printing connection unit configured to be connected to the 3d printer..
Shenzhen Longer 3d Technology Co., Ltd.


 3d printing method patent thumbnail3d printing method
A 3d printing method comprises accessing to a 3d printer; identifying a printing technique type of the 3d printer; identifying a specific model number of the 3d printer; generating a design printing mode of the 3d printer according to the identified printing technique type and specific model number; acquiring a three dimensional model; generating a print file in the design printing mode according to the three dimensional model.. .
Shenzhen Longer 3d Technology Co., Ltd.


 Surface modified particulate and sintered or injection molded products patent thumbnailSurface modified particulate and sintered or injection molded products
Disclosed are interfacially modified particulate and polymer composite material for use in injection molding processes, such as metal injection molding and additive process such as 3d printing. The composite material is uniquely adapted for powder metallurgy processes.
Tundra Composites, Llc


 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, 3d printing system, and storage medium patent thumbnailImage processing apparatus, image processing method, 3d printing system, and storage medium
An image processing apparatus includes a first acquiring unit capable of acquiring images of a plurality of view points, a second acquiring unit configured to acquire shape information of an object based on the images of a plurality of view points acquired by the first acquiring unit, a third acquiring unit configured to acquire material appearance information of the object based on a distribution of reflected light of the object obtainable from the images of a plurality of view points acquired by the first acquiring unit, and a generating unit configured to generate a file including the shape information of the object, the material appearance information of the object, and the images of a plurality of view points, acquired by the first to third acquiring units.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


 Utilizing depth from ultrasound volume rendering for 3d printing patent thumbnailUtilizing depth from ultrasound volume rendering for 3d printing
Systems and methods are provided for utilizing depth from volume rendering for 3d printing. Three-dimensional (3d) mesh data may be generated based on one or more volume rendered images and/or volumetric datasets corresponding thereto, obtained during medical imaging (e.g., based on echo ultrasound signals during ultrasound imaging).
General Electric Company


 Automated prototype creation based on analytics and 3d printing patent thumbnailAutomated prototype creation based on analytics and 3d printing
Using an analytical model, a problem related to a product is identified from a collection of report data, the product being a three dimensional (3d) solid having a shape and produced from a manufacturing process. The problem is correlated with a set of factors.
International Business Machines Corporation


Utilizing depth from ultrasound volume rendering for 3d printing

Various embodiments include systems and methods for utilizing depth from ultrasound volume rendering for 3d printing. Volumetric ultrasound dataset may be generated, based on echo ultrasound signals, and one or more volume rendered ultrasound images, based on the volumetric ultrasound dataset, may be displayed.
General Electric Company

Method and device for 3d printing using temperature-controlled processing

The invention relates to a method for producing 3d components, particulate material being applied in layers to a building platform in a closed build space and printing fluid being selectively applied, and these steps being repeated until a three-dimensional component is obtained, the relative humidity or the relative solvent concentration in the atmosphere in the build space being set to a selected value, and/or the temperature in the build space being set to a selected temperature.. .
Voxeljet Ag

Methods and computer-assisted spray foam fabrication

In exemplary implementations of this invention, a nozzle sprays foam, layer by layer, to fabricate a fabricated object according to a cad model, and a subtractive fabrication tool removes material from the fabricated object according to a cad model. The fabricated object comprises a mold or an interior form.
Massachusetts Institute Of Technology

Methods and computer-assisted spray foam fabrication

In exemplary implementations of this invention, a nozzle sprays foam, layer by layer, to fabricate a fabricated object according to a cad model, and a subtractive fabrication tool removes material from the fabricated object according to a cad model. The fabricated object comprises a mold or an interior form.
Massachusetts Institute Of Technology

Three-dimensioanl printing method and three-dimensional printing apparatus thereof

A 3d printing method and a 3d printing apparatus using the same are provided. The method includes following steps.
Cal-comp Electronics & Communications Company Limited

Hybrid shell for hearing aid

A method is a described for constructing a hearing aid shell that comprises a combination of hard and soft materials. In one embodiment, 3d printing is combined with conventional mold/casting methods so that a first shell portion made of a hard material and a mold for a second shell portion are 3d printed.

3d model generation from map data

Methods and systems are described for generating a three dimensional (3d) model from map data, for example, for 3d printing, 3d virtualization, etc. In one aspect, a method for generating a 3d model may include obtaining map data corresponding to an area or volume, for example, based on a selection of an area of a map.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Closed loop 3d printing

To better control part quality of 3d printed parts, the temperature of an extruder filament using a secondary heat source is provided. A heat source, such as an infrared heat source, can be used to heat the filament of a 3d printer to the optimum temperature that will enhance welding of the filament to a substrate that it is being printed on or to.
Iowa State University Research Foundation, Inc.

Space-saving suitcase handle assemblies

A space-saving suitcase assembly comprising a plurality of telescoping tubes, the plurality of telescoping tubes including a base tube and a top tube; a handle connected to the top tube; a release button positioned on the handle; the suitcase having a top side, a front side, a back side, a left side, a right side, and a bottom side creating a perimeter surface and an internal volume, a modular stabilizing element made from a rigid material, the modular stabilizing element affixed to the top side via mounting hardware; the base tube connected to the modular stabilizing element providing support to the plurality of telescoping tubes. The modular stabilizing element, the top of the suitcase, or the entire suitcase with modular stabilizing element and base tube and telescoping handles may be manufactured as one unit by injection molding, cnc machining, or 3d additive manufacturing (3d printing), or other manufacturing process..
Biogenesys, Inc.

Color shift pigments for three-dimensional printing

Materials for use in 3d printing comprising a color shift pigment that change colors when viewed at different angles. More specifically, the materials comprise a color shift pigment being a silicon oxide core with metal oxide shell disposed thereon and a polymeric component..
Xerox Corporation

Ready-to-print cells and integrated devices

Disclosed herein are compositions, devices, and methods that provide cellular materials in ready to use formats for experimental, therapeutic, and tissue engineering protocols. For example, compositions containing frozen or non-frozen cell present as aggregates are disclosed.
Roosterbio, Inc.

3d printing portal for crowd-sourced designs

A method includes receiving a design file in a first format at a computer-based system, wherein the design file is indicative of a structural design. The method includes categorizing the structural design into a first category based on at least a structure type associated with the structural design.
Caterpillar Inc.

Method and system for variable data printing in a 3d print system

A method of producing a variable data design file for use in production of personalized copies of a reference 3d object may include receiving a plurality of fixed structural parameters for a reference object and receiving information for creation of a plurality of variable structural parameters corresponding to variable data regions on the reference 3d object. The method may include using the plurality of fixed structural parameters to develop an instruction set configured to cause a 3d printing device to form a 3d object that exhibits the plurality of fixed structural parameters; and including, in the instruction set, instructions for creating the plurality of variable structural parameters based on the received information that will cause the 3d printing device to render at least one of the plurality of variable data regions in the 3d object, wherein the variable data region differs from a corresponding region of the reference 3d object..
Xerox Corporation

3d printing device and method

The disclosure relates to a 3d printing device and printing method. The 3d printing device comprises: a liquid storage tank for holding a liquid photo polymerizable material; a liquid crystal display screen; a light source system, the light from the light source system transmits through the liquid crystal display screen to the liquid photo polymerizable material; a lifter pallet disposed in the liquid storage tank, the lower surface of the lifter pallet and the bottom of the liquid storage tank form a cavity, the liquid photo polymerizable material flows into the cavity along with the upward movement of the lifter pallet; a display control device for driving the liquid crystal display screen, the light source system and the lifter pallet respectively.
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.

Method of making cermet or cemented carbide powder

A method of making a powder of dense and spherically shaped cemented carbide or cermet granules and a powder produced by the method is provided. The powder made according to the present method can be used in additive manufacturing such as 3d printing by the binder jetting technique.
Sandvik Intelectual Property Ab

Composition of orthopedic knee implant and the manufacture thereof

The present invention discloses a composition of a knee implant comprising biomaterials such as combination of ti—nb—zr alloy and tantalum to support osseointegration. The present invention further discloses a method of manufacturing customized patient-specific knee implant using 3d printing technology to suit the patient.

Techniques for approximating three-dimensional curves using foldable beams

In one embodiment of the present invention, a foldable beam generator produces a foldable beam polyline that approximates a three-dimensional (3d) space curve. The foldable beam generator optimizes the number and position of joints included in the foldable beam polyline to minimize differences between the foldable beam polyline and the 3d space curve while complying with one or more manufacturing constraints.
Autodesk, Inc

Systems and microplasma-based three-dimensional printing

Systems and methods are described for using microplasmas in 3d printing to deposit materials, remove materials, or modify the properties of materials deposited on a given substrate surface. The resulting microplasma-based 3d printing enables the integration of different types of materials into the same 3d printed structure that is not possible with current technology..
Board Of Trustees Of Michigan State University

Ink composition for powder bed and inkjet head 3d printing

The present invention relates to an ink composition containing a multifunctional adhesive suitable for a three-dimensional (3d) printer and the use thereof. The multifunctional adhesive of the present invention contains a compound with a catechol group and exhibits excellent adhesion to various materials (e.g.
Korea Institute Of Science And Technology

Support material and applications thereof

In one aspect, support materials operable for use in 3d printing systems are described herein. In some embodiments, a support material comprises a wax component comprising at least one ethoxylated fatty alcohol and a viscosity modifying agent, wherein the support material is water dispersible.
3d Systems, Incorporated

Method and 3d printing of object larger than printing area

A method for 3d printing of an object that is larger than the printing area of a 3d printer and a device using the method. The 3d printing method includes receiving 3d mesh data of the object, determining whether the 3d mesh data is included in the printing area of the 3d printer, generating partitioned mesh objects by partitioning the 3d mesh data if the 3d mesh data is not included in the printing area of the 3d printer, forming a connector for connecting the partitioned mesh objects, arranging the partitioned mesh objects in the printing area, and printing the arranged partitioned mesh objects in 3d..
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Extrusion nozzles, methods, and systems for three-dimensional printing

Technologies are generally described for an extrusion nozzle of a 3d printing system that allows deposition and rapid solidification of a resin layer on a non-uniform substrate surface in order to form a 3d printed article of various shape and size. The extrusion nozzle may include a center tube that facilitates a flow of resin through the center tube to deposit the resin layer on the substrate surface.
Empire Technology Development Llc

3d multifunctional device with 3d scanning function and 3d printing function and operation method thereof

A 3d multifunctional device in which a 3d printer and a 3d scanner are combined and a method for operating the device. The 3d multifunctional device includes a printing unit that includes a nozzle for ejecting material for 3d printing, a scanning unit that includes a light radiation module for radiating light to an object to be scanned and a camera for capturing an image of the object, a head unit for moving the printing unit and the scanning unit in x-axis and y-axis directions, a bed plate on which the object to be scanned is located or the ejected material is deposited, the bed plate moving in a z-axis direction, and a control unit for setting a function by selecting 3d scanning or 3d printing, controlling the scanning unit or the printing unit, and controlling the movements of the head unit and bed plate..
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Color-based depth smoothing of scanned 3d model to enhance geometry in 3d printing

Methods and systems for correcting depth irregularities in a three-dimensional scanned model. In particular, one or more embodiments obtain depth data and color data for an object using a depth scanner and a color scanner, respectively.
Adobe Systems Incorporated

Composition for inducing direct transdifferentiation into oligodendrocyte progenitor cells from somatic cells and use thereof

The present invention relates to a composition for inducing direct transdifferentiation into oligodendrocyte progenitor cells (opcs) from somatic cells, the composition containing at least one protein selected from the group consisting of direct transdifferentiation factors oct4, sox1, sox2, sox10, olig2, nkx2.2, and nkx6.2, a nucleic acid molecule coding the protein, or a vector including the nucleic acid molecule introduced thereinto; a pharmaceutical composition for preventing or treating spinal cord injuries or demyelination diseases; a cell therapy agent for preventing or treating spinal cord injuries or demyelination diseases; a cell therapy agent for treating spinal cord injuries or demyelination diseases; a composition for screening drugs for the treatment of spinal cord injuries or demyelination diseases; a 3d printing biomaterial composition for manufacturing artificial tissues for the treatment of spinal cord injuries or demyelination diseases; and a method for direct transdifferentiation into oligodendrocyte progenitor cells from somatic cells. According to the present invention, the oligodendrocyte progenitor cells are prepared from somatic cells through direct transdifferentiation, and thus can be favorably utilized for the treatment of spinal cord injuries and demyelination diseases..
Unist (ulsan National Institute Ofscience And Technology)

Integrated robotic 3d printing system for printing of fiber reinforced parts

A system for printing a three-dimensional object is provided. The system can include at least one print head configured to receive a continuous fiber and at least partially encase the continuous fiber with a formation material to create a composite material.
Tighitco, Inc.

Method of making eyewear by 3d printing

Provided herein are methods of preparing eyewear products made of a cellulose ester, a nylon or a polyester by simple and inexpensive single-nozzle or multi-nozzle 3d printers, wherein the eyewear products have a continuous range of colors or a gradual color change. Also provided herein are eyewear products made of a cellulose ester, a nylon or a polyester prepared by the methods disclosed herein..
Okia Optical Co., Ltd.

Expandable intervertebral cage with living hinges apparatus, systems and methods of manufacture thereof

An expandable intervertebral cage with living hinges manufactured using 3d printing. The intervertebral cage is configured to expand from an unexpanded to an expanded configuration.

Hearing aid wireless antenna molded into the device shell

A hearing aid is described which incorporates an antenna integrated into the housing or shell. The hearing aid shell may constructed by forming an inner shell portion, disposing an antenna on an outer surface of the inner shell portion, and forming an outer shell portion around the inner shell portion.

System and method to control a three-dimensional (3d) printer

A method include obtaining model data specifying a three-dimensional (3d) model of an object. The method also includes generating first machine instructions executable by a 3d printing device to generate a first portion of a physical model of the object by depositing material using a syringe extruder.
Voxel8, Inc.

System and method to control a three-dimensional (3d) printing device

A method includes obtaining first model data specifying a first three-dimensional (3d) model of a first object and obtaining second model data specifying a second 3d model of a second object. The first model data indicates a location of the first 3d model relative to a model space and the second model data indicates a location of the second 3d model relative to the model space, where the second 3d model intersects the first 3d model in the model space.
Voxel8, Inc.

Calibration and alignment of 3d printing deposition heads

A three-dimensional (3d) printer includes a frame, a first calibration device coupled to the frame, a dispensing system having a cartridge holder with a sensor mounted at a location relative to the cartridge holder, and a multi-axis positioning system for moving the dispensing system relative to the frame. Methods for calibrating the 3d printer are also disclosed..
Voxel8, Inc.

Closed-loop 3d printing incorporating sensor feedback

A three-dimensional (3d) printer and method of 3d printing including receiving a 3d model of an object to be printed, receiving information including material properties of the materials to be extruded, and generating a set of sensor-based printer control parameters to print the object on the 3d printer based, at least in part, on sensor input.. .
Voxel8, Inc.

Printing correction method and three-dimensional printing device

A printing correction method and a 3d printing device are provided, and the printing correction method is adapted to the 3d printing device having a printing platform. The printing correction method is as follows.
Cal-comp Electronics & Communications Company Limited

3d printer calibration and control

Calibration and control of a 3d printing device is disclosed. In one aspect, sensor-based feedback may be used to iteratively determine and align line height calibration settings of the 3d printing device.
Voxel8, Inc.

Electron beam melting and cutting composite 3d printing apparatus

The present application relates to the technical field of 3d printing apparatus, and discloses an electron beam melting and cutting composite 3d printing apparatus which comprises a box and an electron beam gun, in which the box has a cavity formed therein, the cavity is provided therein with a cutting structure, a first y-direction guide rail and a y-direction movable platform, the electron beam gun has an emitting head formed in the cavity, the y-direction movable platform is provided thereon with a z-direction movable platform, the z-direction movable platform is provided thereon with a powder spreading structure, the cutting structure has a cutting head, a shielding case is arranged between the emitting head and the z-direction movable platform, the emitting head of the electron beam gun is inserted in an upper opening of the shielding case, and a lower opening of the shielding case is aligned with the z-direction movable platform.. .
Yuanmeng Precision Technology (shenzhen) Institute

Equipment organizer

Disclosed is an equipment organizer or storage device for the storage, organization or hanging of various objects in a home or commercial setting. The device comprises an outer part and an inner part engaged into the outer part.
Hurdler Studios Inc.

3d printing with small geometric offsets to affect surface characteristics

This document describes techniques and apparatuses for 3d printing with small geometric offsets to affect surface characteristics. These techniques are capable of enabling fused-deposition printers to create 3d objects having desired surface characteristics, such as particular colors, images and image resolutions, textures, and luminosities.
Adobe Systems Incorporated

Processing printing information of powder-bed type 3d printing

A method for processing printing information of a powder-bed type 3d printer is disclosed. The method comprises following steps of: generating a color image and an adhesive image for each printing slice in accordance with a 3d file; adjusting adhesive information of the adhesive image based on color information of the color image; and, generating a final printing image based on the color image and the adjusted adhesive image.
Cal-comp Electronics & Communications Company Limited

Model and system for use in an imaging technique

The invention further relates to a method for fabricating the model by 3d printing.. .

Method for protecting an electronic circuit carrier against environmental influences and circuit module

The present disclosure provides a method for protecting an electronic interconnect device from environmental effects. The electronic interconnect device may be connected to at least one electronic component, wherein the electronic interconnect device and the at least one electronic component are at least partially covered with an encapsulating material in a material-bonded manner.
Zf Friedrichshafen Ag



3d Printing topics:
  • 3d Printing
  • Fatty Alcohol
  • Object Model
  • Ultrasound
  • Transducer
  • Ultrasound Therapy
  • Sound Transducer
  • Crystallin
  • 3d Printer
  • Holographic Recording
  • Holographic
  • Objective Lens


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