Engineering Newswire 75: First Porsche Ever Made Found 115 Years Later

Fri, 01/31/2014 - 8:08am
Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development

Today on Engineering Newswire, we’re printing multi-material in color, detecting mines with our shoes, cutting catalytic converter costs, and riding the first Porsche ever made. This episode features:

  • Multi-Material 3D Printing: This week, Stratasys launched the Objet500 Connex3 Color Multi-material 3D Printer, the first and only 3D printer to combine colors with multi-material 3D printing.
  • The First Porsche Ever Made: After more than 115 years off the grid, the first Porsche ever made has been recovered from a warehouse, and is now on display at the Porsche Museum in Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen.
  • Mine Detecting Shoes: Colombia-based Lemur Studio Design has created a wearable mine detector that fits into a shoe and tells you where deadly landmines are located.
  • Catalytic Converter Cuts Costs: Scientists at the Imperial College of London has created a catalytic converter that could not only cut manufacturing costs, but cut fuel consumption in a standard vehicle by three percent.

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