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adidas ALPHAedge

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Global sportswear brand, adidas has announced the commercial release of the AlphaEDGE 4D LTD, the latest product of its partnership with Californian 3D printing company, Carbon. more

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The NFL has announced its adoption of the FitStation powered by HP platform, which uses 3D scanning technology to provide users with personalised footwear recommendations. more

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New Balance installs vibratory sieve with ultrasonic screening technology at its 3D additive manufacturing lab to assist in production of 3D printed training shoe midsole. more

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Brooks Running Co HP

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Brooks Running Company, a performance footwear and sportswear designer, is to develop personalised running footwear with HP’s FitStation platform in partnership with Superfeet. more

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ECCO Shoes has introduced its augmented footwear project which sees the company 3D print customised midsoles in silicone using German RepRap machines. more

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Materialise ski boot insole

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Materialise has announced a partnership with Tailored Fits, a winter sports gear and footwear specialist, to establish a digital supply chain for the custom-fit ski boots. more

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German RepRap Oberle

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German orthopaedic footwear manufacturer, Oberle has harnessed the German RepRap X350pro 3D printer to enhance its production processes, saving time and money. more

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Prodways has announced the commercial development of a portfolio addressing several areas of footwear manufacturing. more

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Aetrex, has announced the acquisition of SOLS Systems, a pioneer of medical and consumer-grade 3D printed orthotics and software used for the mass customisation of footwear. more

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3D printer manufacturer, German RepRap has provided printers and 3D scanners to the Footwear Polytechnic of Riviera del Brenta. The x400 3D printer and Geomagic Capture 3D scanner will be used in Footwear Polytechnic’s FF laboratory. more

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November 11th is not only a day for soldiers past and present to be honoured, but it is also a day for military veterans to be gifted a new pair of 3D-printed shoes, thanks to Feetz, a footwear brand from San Francisco. more

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A group of researchers are working to digitalise the manufacturing of shoe insoles for patients with diabetes using 3D printers, meaning they will be able to assess them scientifically and produce a more cost-effective product. more

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Reebok Liquid Speed

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Global fitness brand, Reebok, have introduced a manufacturing innovation that could significantly alter the process and speed of footwear creation. This new generation of footwear manufacturing allows for the production of shoes to be more efficient. more

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Group Editor, Daniel O'Connor speaks with Alan Guyan at Under Armour about how 3D printing helped create the ultimate training shoe. more

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San Francisco-based 3D printed footwear company Feetz teams with retailers DSW to bring custom 3D printed shoes to the public. more

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Cathy Lewis of 3D Systems talks to TCT about 30 years of 3D Printing, what it is being used for in the here and now including this New Balance 3D Printed midsole project more

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We take a look at how 3D technologies are influencing the footwear industry from adidas to new concepts like Feetz. more

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adidas makes statement about future of footwear design with open source project to develop customisable 3D printed running shoe midsoles. more

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Autodesk launches new group, Autodesk Footwear to support designers and manufacturers of footwear. more

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Newly founded RS Print helps Paula Radcliffe cross the finish line with 3D printed insoles. more

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