Saturday, November 24, 2012

Maybe I'll ask for a 3D printer for Christmas

I've long been fascinated by 3D printers.  Venture Beat reports on Portabee: A $500 3D printer you can finally afford.  I have a friend at work who has a 3D Printer and he is using it to build another 3D Printer.  I'll ask him if the Portabee is worth getting.

3D Printing is an emerging technology.  It has the potential to fundamentally change our lives.  Instead of going to the store to buy stuff, you may be able to print (make) much of what you want at home.

To show an example of where the technology may go here is a BBC report on Printing a bicycle with a 3D printer:

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