VisualCamp Releases SeeSo Mobile Eye Tracking SDK

VisualCamp, a member company of the Born2Global Centre, has launched its “SeeSo” website on April 13, a mobile eye tracking and gaze analytic SDK that allows developers to know where users are looking and their concentration. SeeSo website is an SDK management all-in-one platform for app developers, providing services such as SeeSo licensing, SDK usage

Unity acquires Artomatix to enable AI-assisted 3D design

Unity Technologies, the Danish-American video game software development company behind the Unity engine, has announced the acquisition of Artomatix, an Irish-based software company using AI and neural networks to streamline 3D artistic workflows.  Under the terms of the acquisition, Artomatix will remain at its location in Dublin, Ireland as it joins the Unity family. The

Coding Dojo Launches Volunteer Program for Businesses Impacted by COVID-19: Tech for America

Coding Dojo just announced Tech for America. As a leading technology education company, Coding Dojo is aiming to unleash 4500 of its alumni to volunteer in web and software development roles for businesses in need due to the COVID-19 pandemic. At launch, more than 100 have already signed up to help. “No one knows when

Aprecia and Purdue University partner to advance 3D printed pharmaceuticals

Aprecia Pharmaceuticals, the company behind the first FDA approved 3D printed drug Spritam, has announced a partnership with Purdue University’s College of Pharmacy to advance the technology and science of 3D pharmaceutical printing. Their collaboration will focus on developing future 3D printed pharmaceutical equipment and medications. “Aprecia’s mission is to maximize and expand its 3DP

UL publishes independent study on 3D printed polymer properties

Global safety certification company, UL, has published an independent study on the effects of 3D printing on polymer properties. The results of the study have been used to develop a framework to qualify materials for safety-critical industrial components. The Illinois-based company hopes the framework will aid individuals and companies across the AM supply chain in

DSM and JuggerBot 3D partner to advance pellet extrusion 3D printing

Dutch multinational chemical company Royal DSM has partnered with Ohio-based JuggerBot 3D, a 3D printing engineering and consulting firm, to explore the potential of fused granulate fabrication (FGF) technology. The collaboration will lead to the development of pellet 3D printers and materials, intended for production applications.  Citing an increase in demand for large-scale additive manufacturing,

Sartomer and Sirrus to develop fast-curing 3D printing resins

Sartomer, a subsidiary of French advanced materials company Arkema, has partnered with Ohio-based chemical start-up Sirrus to develop new fast-curing resins for 3D printing. The resins are based on the copolymerization of methylene malonates and methacrylates, which is said to enhance the speed of the UV-curing process, according to Mark Holzer, Sirrus Vice President of

IBM Advances Watson APIs With New AI Capabilities

IBM has announced several new IBM Watson technologies that the company hopes will advance the Natural Language Processing (NLP) capabilities within Watson APIs. These new features, which had previously been developed as part of the company’s Project Debater program, include advanced sentiment analysis, advanced topic clustering, and summarization tools. Project Debater is IBM’s AI system

Instagram Urges Immediate Transition to Graph API as Legacy API Deprecation Looms

Instagram had previously reported that the company would deprecate the Legacy API platform on March 2nd, 2020. As that date approached Instagram was forced to delay the deprecation date until March 31, 2020, to provide developers the time needed to transition. ProgrammableWeb had previously covered this transition in October of 2020, noting several reasons that

3D-Fuel to provide Dow polyethylene filament in North America

3D-Fuel, a USA-based filament manufacturer, has partnered with multinational chemical company Dow to provide the latter’s IMAGIN3D Polyethylene Olefin Block Copolymer (OBC) product to the North America filament market.  Dow’s IMAGIN3D Polyethylene OBC is designed for the production of lightweight, durable 3D printed parts. Based on polyethylene, it retains the material’s inherent properties, while maintaining