protoTYPING: 3D Printing in a Nutshell

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3D printing is one of the biggest buzzwords in product development and innovation. There are new 3D printing technologies or someone making a unique product with a 3D printer in the news every week. 3D printing is also known as additive manufacturing and it is a crucial part of the development process at Edison Nation.

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How Do You Come Up With Those ‘BING’ Moments?

Edison Nation was created to harness those ‘BING’ moments and turn them into something bigger than just fleeting thoughts. We inspire everyone to embrace and share those eureka, “aha!” moments in your life so they can be turned into real, tangible products that are sold in stores and available to consumers worldwide. Hey, a little extra cash on hand doesn’t hurt now

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First 3D-printed Car Took 48 Hours to Build, Tops 40 Mph

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3D printing seems to make worldwide headlines just about every week. The latest buzzworthy breakthrough? The world’s first 3D-printed car. “Strati,” Italian for ‘layers’ was brought to New York City this past week, according to The New York Post. Local Motors, an Arizona-based printed the masterpiece during the International Manufacturing Technology Show earlier in October. The two-seater battery powered

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Three Product Ideas Selected for ASOTV Testing

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Congratulations to three Edison Nation members whose invention ideas have been selected by Edison Nation ASOTV for market testing. Meet the inventors below and leave a comment to congratulate them on this big step towards success for their great product ideas! Henry Quattromini An entrepreneurial spirit certainly helps tapping into one’s creative side when it

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Q&A: Larson-Juhl’s search for multi-functional innovations for the wall and wall decor

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Larson-Juhl, a Berkshire Hathaway company, has come to the Edison Nation community to find multi-functional innovations for the wall and wall decor. Now that we’re at a midway point for their search for new invention ideas, we brought your pressing questions to Larson-Juhl’s innovation team. Q: The main goal of your search is to find

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Tips to Improve your Product Submissions: Sell Sheet

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Have a great idea you’d like to share with Edison Nation for a potential licensing deal or As Seen on TV (ASOTV) campaign? As mentioned in a recent blog post, sell sheets are great way to present a high level overview of your invention idea. When submitting an idea to one of our searches for a

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Kickstarter: Community Members on the Move!

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We love playing a role in the success of our community members, be it directly or indirectly, and it always excites us when our members are making moves. Three of our Edison Nation community members, Lana Zhitnitsky, Coleman Kao and Jennie Hanaoka, and Tim Hayes, have launched their own Kickstarter crowdfunding campaigns to support their

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Behind-The-Scenes: Perfect Bacon Bowl Blooper Reel

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Edison Nation inventor, Thom Jensen, has come a long way since first submitting his idea in our As Seen on TV Open Search as a written description and rough aluminum foil prototype. After his Bacon Bowl tin idea was selected for market testing, it rolled out nationwide last year on TV and in major retailers including CVS,

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Heroes Wanted: Calling All Young Inventors

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  Even though Edison Nation is not able to be directly involved helping children younger than 18 bring their product ideas to market, we still try to support initiatives that do. After all, today’s children are the inventors of the future. So, do you know any young inventors? XPRIZE has joined forced with Walt Disney

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Wendy Hampton’s Befudiom Relaunches as Crazy Phrazes

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When your idea is selected for licensing, you can trust Edison Nation will pursue all opportunities and exhaust all resources to ensure your product idea has the best chance at success. The case of Everyday Edisons season one inventor, Wendy Hampton, is no different. Wendy and her then ten-year-old daughter, Taylor, invented a board game

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