Invention Addict Guest Post By Larry Lukis Since we launched the Cool Idea! program this spring, we’ve received a ton of inspiring ideas that have the potential to make a real difference in the marketplace. It’s a lot of fun to see — especially for an engineer and entrepreneur like me (I’ll admit to having […]
This kid has a future in inventing and sales. I love my 3D printer. Well, since I don’t have my own machine … I love 3D printing. Here are the sites mentioned in the video: RepRap.org MakerBot.com Thingaverse.com Post Footer automatically generated by Add Post Footer Plugin for wordpress.
3-D CAD is not a prototyping technique but rather a step in the process. If you want a precision part, then you need to have a 3-D CAD model made. CAD stands for computer aided design. It’s using powerful (expensive and hard to learn) software to generate a virtual model of the design on the […]
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You ought to be in pictures … or at least television Announcing an Invention TV Show Casting Call I got this from someone I networked with through LinkedIn. Check it out. You might have your chance in the spotlight. Engel Entertainment, Inc. an Emmy Award-winning television production company based in New York City that produces […]
On to Plastic Prototypes Getting a part CNC Machined. The prototype challenge brings us to a technique that most people do not have access to. It’s a great way to make a part that is very accurate and very strong since it’s made from a solid block of material. CNC stands for computer numerically controlled. […]
Here’s the first method of prototyping I tried for prototyping challenge … Wood. Pros: Inexpensive, you can glue it, and its green Cons: Requires tools like a saw and sander, surface finishes can be a bit rough Cost: For me $0.00 since I have scrap wood in my garage and Best for: Proof of Concept […]
Often times I like to charge my phone on my desk and also see what my phone is doing. I use it to check my Gmail throughout the day. So one Saturday I had an idea one day to make a desktop holder for my Droid X phone. I don’t like to buy stuff that […]
If you want to invent, you have to, you must prototype. Like they say in Chicago, “vote early and vote often”. To be successful with inventing you need to prototype early and prototype often. Prototype Early Early means that you prototype as soon as you can so you can prototype as often as you […]
Andrew Krauss and Stephen Key, co-founders of InventRight have a great new website called Inventor Notes. Inventor Notes is the one-stop website for all things inventing. Learn from industry experts how to bring your ideas to market. Get updates on current events and educate yourself about the industry. Most of all, have fun and enjoy […]