3D printers going mainstream at CES

Summary:A company called Cubify is unveiling a 3D printer at the Consumer Electronics Show.

Printers that create prototypes, models and other products in three dimensions are going mainstream.

A company called Cubify is unveiling a 3D printer at the Consumer Electronics Show that will cost $1,299. Here's a look at the video and demonstration. At the Gartner IT Symposium in October, analysts predicted that 3D printers would become more disruptive.

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This post was originally published on Smartplanet.com

Topics: Innovation

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