prototyping

Adobe’s XD prototyping and wireframing tool is now out of beta

XD is Adobe's tool for helping user experience and user interface designers prototype and wireframe new mobile and web applications. The company started testing this application back in 2016; today, i

Prototype manufacturer Tempo Automation gets $8M Series A to upgrade factory

There’s little question that we’re living in the midst of a hardware startup renaissance. Crowdfunding, low cost components, rapid prototyping, scalable manufacturing – the stars have aligned pe

InVision raises $55M in Series D funding to make product design collaborative

Collaborative prototyping and design tool InVision has raised a $55M Series D round led by Iconiq Capital, the venture firm known for investing funds for Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey, among oth

If Fictiv helps build it, hardware startups will come

Building things is hard. It’s so hard that early stage capital deployed to hardware startups consistently makes up less than 3% of venture capital investments according to the WSJ. With Ficti

Mad scientist shrinks Arduino to size of an AA battery

The hardware tinkerers and prototype mavens out there will invariably have stumbled across the Arduino platform. Completely open source and always pushing the limits for collaboration, there are a ton

InVision acquires Silver Flows, a tool for prototyping inside Sketch

Prototyping suite InVision just announced they are acquiring Silver Flows, a tool that lets developers prototype directly inside Sketch. The acquisition comes just a few months after InVision acquired

POP Gets $700K To Make Prototyping Apps Easy, Releases Second Version

<a target="_blank" href="https://popapp.in/">POP</a>, an app that lets developers quickly turn paper sketches into prototypes for iOS or Android apps, has raised an angel round of $700,000 from ZPark,

Pitching App Ideas? AppGyver Delivers Mobile App Prototypes In Minutes, No Technical Know-How Needed

Although there are a ton of DIY app builders out there, the majority of them are either designed for those with a little bit of coding know-how, or involve drag-and-drop components which are used to c

Canon Launching Its MREAL Headset March 1st, Will Allow Designers To Prototype Using Augmented Reality

Canon announced the launch of its MREAL system for "mixed reality" today, which includes a head-mounted display that allows wearers to combine virtual objects with the real world in 3D, which essentia

Festo iFab in action: Ooooh baby

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/0-4.jpg">Ladies and gentlemen: I present the first rapid prototyping porn video [SFW]. I know there's only, only one like you There's no

Desktop Factory hits the dead pool

Goodbye, Desktop Factory, we hardly knew ye. This company was supposed to offer a sub-$5,000 desktop 3D printer. Alas, they are no more and they’ve sold their IP and assets to an unnamed buyer.

Rapid prototyping gets rapider

When you absolutely, positively have to have it by tomorrow, look to… ZoomRP. A division of Solid Concepts, the company is offering really fast rapid prototyping. Upload your STL file to them by

Bug Labs bets big on open hardware

We were ready to chalk these guys up to the vaporware list, but now it’s looking as if Bug Labs just might change how we look at and use hardware. Scratch that, it might change how we make hardw