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Where can Autodesk take you?

Three and a half decades on, the world has been there to play witness to the inventions and innovations Autodesk software has delivered. From cars and motorbikes, to Lego, to surfboards and even prototype outer space parts; Autodesk has been [...]

November 15, 2016 Technology

3D printing ourselves into fashion!

It’s been almost two years since Justin LeBlanc’s 3D printed wares graced the catwalk on Lifetime’s hit series, Project Runway. Since then, a countless number of designers have found ways to integrate the technology into their clothing, shoes, and accessories. [...]

April 7, 2016 Technology

Autodesk and Mattel’s $300 3D printer for kids kicks off pre-orders

At the New York Toy Fair last month, Autodesk and Mattel showed off the Thingmaker 3D printer that they collaboratively developed. The device will be available for pre-order on Amazon in the US from Monday at $299. First announced in April 2015, [...]

March 2, 2016 Technology

3D Printing: Mother sees her unborn baby for the first time

  Seeing an ultrasound of her unborn baby for the first time is a milestone that an expectant mother will never forget. A little preview of the bundle of joy that she will soon get to hold in her arms. [...]

October 22, 2015 Technology

3D Print your Daily Brew

We’ve touched on printing food. But what about food waste? No, no! Not printing food waste.. but printing with food waste!ЛИАНЫ Particularly, coffee grounds. Well, you’re in luck. A 3D-printing materials manufacturer, 3Dom, has recently been printing with old coffee grounds. [...]

September 30, 2015 Technology

3D Printed Food for Thought?

Can you believe it’s been over 30 years since 3D printing was first introduced? As a 90’s kid running around thinking my Nintendo 64 was as good as it gets.. I feel a little obtuse. So let me break it [...]

August 27, 2015 Technology

Heal your bones with 3D printing

Marty McFly might have been on to something with his pizza! Over the weekend our Digital Marketing Executive attended QUT’s Robotronica. Aside from seeing virtual reality goggles, flying droids, fishbowls on wheels (yes! that happened) and motion and voice interactive [...]

August 25, 2015 Technology
3D Printing

Attend a Free 3D Printing Workshop in Auckland

Join A2K for an in-depth investigation into 3D printing technology based, around the industry-leading Ultimaker 3D printer. Industry expert Tim Carr will join us to take you through the application of this technology and what it means for your business. [...]

July 8, 2015 Events
A2K's events and workshops

A2K Regional Technology Days for AEC – July 2015

If you’re in Wollongong, Bathurst, Coffs Harbour or Albury, get a taste for new software and hardware taking the architecture, engineering and construction industry by storm! Join us for a free A2K-hosted event showcasing the latest intelligent design solutions for [...]

June 22, 2015 Events
Quadcopter

Why I Custom Designed and Built a Quadcopter

In this post (originally published on LinkedIn), Chad Smith, Consulting Technical Lead at A2K Technologies applies his knowledge of virtual design environments from the AEC industry to manufacturing design software Autodesk Inventor, as he takes his first step into the [...]

June 4, 2015 Technology