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Stratasys Introduces a New Addition to the J Series

The launch of a new Stratasys J-Series 3D printer has certainly made headlines this week! Designed for designers, the game-changing J826 printer makes highly-realistic, full color Pantone-validated printing accessible for education budgets. Below, we’ve compiled a few interviews from the folks at Stratasys as well as researchers who have piloted this truly amazing piece of… read more

Meet MakerBot SKETCH Classroom

MakerBot Sketch

Exciting news today as MakerBot announces SKETCH, the ideal classroom setup! With time being one of our most valuable classroom resources, the MakerBot SKETCH is designed for optimal classroom workflow.  Using years of veteran experience integrating 3D printing in an EDU environment, MakerBot has honed the most reliable 3D desktop printing solution for the classroom.… read more

Dig It. Fab It. Make It. 2020 Announced!

Dig It Fab It Make It 2020

Mark your calendars educators! On May 8th the 6th annual Dig It. Fab It. Make It. summit commences at WPI, celebrating innovation and learning propelled by the power of makerspace tech. This year we shine the light squarely on local STEM educators who are helping their students harness the true potential of these tools to… read more

Case Study: East Tennessee State University Engineering Labs

Originally published by TecQuipment, October 8, 2019 East Tennessee State University, which has a history of teaching engineering technology dating back to the 1930s, made the decision to expand the course offering in 2015 to include a BSc in General Engineering which combines courses from mechanical, civil and electrical engineering. To teach the course they… read more

In Development: Quanser’s Self-Driving Car Research Studio

Blog courtesy of Derek Wight, Quanser  Originally published October 3, 2019   Back Then… In the late 2000s, there were no iPhones, no YouTube, no Arduinos or Raspberry Pi’s, the DotCom bubble was still growing, Google was still a new thing. You had to pay hundreds of dollars for a C compiler, and 90% of… read more

Hello 2020!

Hello 2020!

Looking back at a momentous 2019 gives us much to anticipate! The STEM education movement in K-12 continues to gain momentum, innovation in Higher Ed is reaching new peaks, and advocacy to provide real-world training to students is promoting a healthy economy here in New England.  Thank you to our manufacturing partners and enthusiastic instructors… read more

New Case Study: Students Teaching 3D Scanning to Students

Students Teaching 3D Scanning to Students: Welcome to the Makerspace! Post courtesy of Creaform. Here’s something that will make you wish you were back in college: the Makerspace, a Design and Innovation Lab at the College of Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Launched a few years ago after the overhaul of an old engineering… read more

New Engineering Education Case Study From TecQuipment

Texas A&M University Zachry Engineering Education Complex Originally published by TecQuipment on December 3, 2019 Recently one of the USA’s largest engineering schools, Texas A&M University, invested in a new engineering education complex that would revolutionize the way they teach their 20,000 engineering students. One element of this new complex was a new model for… read more

YouTube Civil Engineering Live: 24th October 2019

Hey New England instructors! Grab a cup of coffee and join our friends from across the pond at TQ live at 7AM EST {12.00 (GMT)} YouTube Civil Engineering Live, is an hour long live streamed event that showcases TecQuipment’s teaching products for civil engineering including materials testing, structures and fluid mechanics. This dynamic LIVE event means you can ask questions to… read more

Your Body’s Digital Twin: Coming to a Stratasys 3D Printer Near You

First published on the Stratasys blog on October 9th 2019, by Jessica Coughlin. Next Tuesday, October 15, marks the day when the most biomechanically realistic synthetic version of yourself – or at least certain key bones, organs and other tissues – becomes possible thanks to the new Stratasys J750™ Digital Anatomy™ 3D Printer. As Stratasys-watchers… read more