3D Printing

3D printer plays a key role in development of Privacy Visor

The National Institute of Informatics (NII) and Maezawa Mold have been co-developing a wearable device, the Privacy Visor, to protect users' privacy from SNS facial recognition.

The Privacy Visor is a Google Glass-style device that uses LEDs. By illuminating a user's face with invisible light, it can prevent privacy invasion through surveillance camera-based face recognition systems.

Reno J. Tibke - July 12, 2014

JTFF - Japanese Technology from the Future Friday! - AkihabaraNews.com

This week we've learned that Japan's formed a body to (very softly) police/advise on cryptocurrencies like BitCoin, Japan's 3D printing industry showing more and more life signs, and a relatively unknown powered exoskeleton maker is seeing some pretty cool progress! 

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Mariage Poupée for the most important day of your lives.

Morisaki Jushi co. Ltd., a resin processing company from Kyoto prefecture in Japan, recently started offering a new service called MARIAGE POUPÉE. They create original wedding dolls with a 3D printer and 3D scanner.

Another Non-Japaneses Manufacturer Enters the Japanese Market
Brulé
today started reselling 3D printer "Ultimaker2" in Japan, manufactured by a Dutch 3D printer company. It is now available for ¥349,800 yen on Brulé's official site.

The printable area range of Ultimaker2 is up to 230×225×205mm. The minimum built-up pitch is 0.02mm. As an FDM or FFF printer, it is one of the 3D printers that has the highest accuracy.

Mutoh Engineering is currently holding a printing service event where you can make your own 3D figure dolls at Tokyo Solamachi, a shopping mall at Tokyo Skytree.

This is a collaborated event with Digitizer, a French scanner manufacture. It's open from 10 A.M. to 9 P.M every day until June 11.

No Guns Allowed in Japan - AkihabaraNews.com

Is it Really a Gun? Just a Complicated Weapon? Whatever the Case, Yoshitomo Imura is Incarcerated

Bonsai Lab, Inc. has released the reasonably-priced compact 3D printer BS01 on April 1.

In December, 2013, 3D printer BS01 was sold for 3 weeks only at the cloud funding site "kibidango". It collected the targeted amount of money after just 2 days, and reached about ¥10,500,000 funding in 3 weeks, an amount about 5 times more than their targeted amount.

XYZprinting Japan is going to start selling the personal 3D printer da Vinci 1.0 3D Printer for ¥69,800 on March 18 in Japan.

XYZprinting is a Taiwanese company. They promote a reasonable price, and although Japanese tax will be increased to 8% on April 1, they will keep the price ¥69,800 including tax after that date.

There is no complicated initial setting required for da Vinci 1.0 3D Printer. As soon as you set the filament, you are able to start using it.

Nakabayashi, Japanese corporation offering stationery-related products, announced that they obtained exclusive distribution rights in Japan to sell the 3D printing pen 3Doodler that the American company Wobbles Works has developed.

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