Perhaps no technology has been overhyped more than 3D printing in recent years, but that doesn't mean it isn't delivering real disruption. Here's how, and what's still holding it back.
Tech Pro Research's latest survey reveals that a majority of respondents are already using or considering the use of 3D printers in the enterprise. The resulting report also included budget plans, best uses and favored vendors.
When asked whether an emerging technology like 3D printing should be on the CIO's radar, our jury was split down the middle.
3D printing may hold both promise and peril, according to industry experts. Our latest guide looks at how this evolving technology is being used, the benefits it offers, and the concerns it raises.
Consumer 3D printing and bio-printing hog most of the headlines these days, but additive manufacturing and rapid prototyping have a decades-long heritage. Our timeline documents some of the key technologies, companies, products, services and applications involved.
3D printing is a hot technology topic, and Tech Pro Research conducted a survey to find out who is using it, and how it's being used in the enterprise. Find out the preferred vendors, the best uses...
While 3D printing is clearly tech's 'next big thing,' it still has several important factors holding it back from mass adoption. Here are the major obstacles.
In 3D printing, guns aren't the only tricky issues cropping up. The same types of legal and intellectual property issues that have haunted music and movies are about to get a lot broader.
The future of the burgeoning 3D printing industry looks set to be a battle of materials and data, as the industry's emerging players work to create technology with the potential to change the face of the world's manufacturing industry.
South Korea is preparing a 10-year roadmap to boost the 3D printing industry in the export-driven country. But can the government increase demand, awareness and education for a business that is starting from scratch?
Although the worlds of consumer plastic and industrial metal 3D printing are very different — as are their audiences — a pair of top engineers working in these two areas share a number of views on the future of the technology.
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In the rapidly evolving world of IT, skilled IT professionals and students alike should be on the lookout for the next 'big thing' and be ready with the right expertise to ride the next wave of innovation.
It looks like that Apple wants to "hand-deliver" its software updates and audio and video content over the Internet to your door via its own content-delivery network.
The House of Lords has approved a long overdue copyright 'exception', making it legal to copy content for personal use.
Windows and Linux are operating systems with many similarities and differences. Learn some tips to help cross the bridge between the two in the first of a multi-part series.
Falling tablet sales make the news regularly with folks concerned that the buying public is ready to cast tablets aside. The fact is they're just too good, and owners feel no need to upgrade.
Google has revealed the pains of complying with Europe's right to be forgotten ruling in a letter to European data watchdogs.
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