Food waste and additive manufacturing are two important developments in the recent years. The first a shocking crisis, the latter a solution for a variety of problems and challenges. Two Dutch students made the two cross paths now and upcycle unwanted food into 3D-printed luxurious snacks.
Last year, Ricoh unveiled their Ricoh Communications Manager, a centralized software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform that enhances visibility and efficiency of print and digital communication workflows. The scalable and secured Communications Manager is a standardized platform used to manage, view and report on job status and activity.
Normally, you would think that a common office printer has no other purpose than printing documents. What sounded utopian at first has now become reality: For the first time, Dr. Mohammad Haider, Electrical and Computer Engineer of UAB Research Labs in Birmingham, makes office printers print circuits from anywhere, even from home.
Counterfeiting of important documents is an ongoing problem and is getting more and more simple. Researchers at the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) have therefore invented a new anti-counterfeiting technology that uses 3D-printed holograms.