How to enter the Internet of Things

or, bumbling your way into IoT The Internet of Things is currently on everyone’s lips. It’s the facilitator par excellence, the solver of all problems, the liquidator of all costs and the divine messenger of communications to and from devices. Or, it is an extra sinkhole of money and effort, …

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Assembling a CoLiDo DIY 3D printer, part 1

As most of you know, I am not an engineer, despite my lofty ambitions of tinkering with all sorts of things. So, the other day Jouko Lehtomäki from Suomen 3D-ratkaisut, the partner company of my university Haaga-Helia, brought us a brand new CoLiDo DIY printer in a crate. He said it’d be …

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Fantastic tool for metal printing

I recently had the pleasure of visiting Thrinno, a Belgian company based in Ghent. Thrinno is working on a cloud-based system that enables companies with 3D metal printing needs to assess the print process virtually, find the best orientation for printing, and most importantly, get a quote on the price …

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New, improved 3D Lab at Haaga-Helia

Hello again, and all the best for 2017 to all my readers! Just before Christmas, Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences and Suomen 3D-ratkaisut Oy (an importer of 3D printers) entered into a partnership. It stipulates that the University will get five printers and an amount of filament every year, and …

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