The upcoming Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) conference in Chicago has announced keynote speakers from the Caterpillar Inc and special effects studio Legacy Effects. Established in the early AMUG conference will take place from the March.
Printing The Next Five Years by Simon Fried of Nano Dimension
From impossible to possible appears to be the theme for researcher Jingyuan Qu at Germany's Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, who has created an object that contracts when heated and now has developed a cube the expands under pressure. The trick involves the cube's drumlike hollows, which have surfaces that depress like a drumhead but rotate levers to drive the cube's overall expansion.