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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.
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.
MakerBot has launched MakerBot Europe in order to pave the way for desktop 3D printing beyond the United States.
Australian 3D printing technology developer 3D Group has struck a deal that will see it mount a reverse takeover of publicly-listed brewing company Oz Brewing in order to list on the ASX by December.
Researchers at the MIT Media Lab and University of California at Berkeley say the technology could improve conditions in emerging markets where glasses and prescription lenses don't come easy.
The gadgets reaching the Electrolux design lab semi finalists show healthy environments for the future high tech home with smart design solutions.
The microblogging platform has acquired Madbits, a startup focused on computer vision and dynamic search technology.