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Animated characters brought to life by 3-D printing

8/2/2012 06:07 PM EDT
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fredrodriguez
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fredrodriguez   12/4/2012 4:43:46 AM
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3D printing has been in the market for a long time, but the Harvard group has made it possible to transfer images into a 3D print in real space. I hope that this technology will become commercially available soon.

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R_Colin_Johnson   8/7/2012 12:16:09 AM
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The university is actively trying to license the technology now, so it will probably be several years before commercialization.

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DrQuine   8/5/2012 11:19:06 PM
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This is brilliant. Perhaps it could be broadened to facilitate the construction of 3D versions of objects that are currently rendered only in drawings from multiple viewpoints.

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yalanand   8/3/2012 7:23:04 AM
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@Colin, this is amazing technology. I would love to print "Angry Birds" using this technology. By when do you think this technology will become commercial ? Can we access this technology only through cloud based provider ?

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