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The Fab11 Conference – Inspiring and Hacking into the Future

Have you ever thought to yourself, “Am I doing enough to make an impact on this world?” 

That’s how I felt when I arrived at the Fab11 conference in Boston, but by the end of the day, I was INSPIRED. The conference, held on the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) campus was full of passionate people sharing projects to encourage creativity and ingenuity, and to make digital fabrication accessible to everyone, everywhere. I met some exceptional people who are introducing the concept of fabrication and technology to children in the most rural areas of the world who may never have seen a computer before to educate and encourage them to use their imaginations to create and build.

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Roland Joins the Fury with the Lotus Mad Max F1 Car

Likely, most Roland vehicle wrap users and other Roland gearheads have already seen the Mad Max Fury Road movie with its spectacular array of post apocalyptic hotrods and weirdly wonderful machines. What you might not know is that Roland DG had a small part to play in the promotion of this movie with a very special F1 car that looks like it spent more time in the deserted wastelands of Australia, chasing after the elusive Mad Max than it has on an F1 track.
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Planting a Jurassic Idea with NOTLabs and Roland 3D Milling Technology

Roland DGA talked to Shawn Sims from NOTLabs about his Jurassic World Toys project and prototyping with the MDX-540S.

To coincide with the merchandising of its Jurassic World collection of movie themed products, Target reached out to design trendsetters, NOTCOT, to see what they could come up with. With the help of the Roland MDX-50S rapid prototyping machine, they created custom designed and milled desktop planters that look like Lego® pieces and are simply “Rex’trodinary.”
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