So Mr. Immelt, “Is 3D printing a game changer?” In an interview with The Economist’s Greg Ip, GE’s CEO was asked that very question, and his answer was quite revealing about how important AM is becoming. For the last 20 years GE has had an interest in 3D printing technology, and recently they’ve been rapidly integrating 3D printing into the development of their new line of jet engines
A detailed interview with Liz Neely, Director of Digital Information & Access at the Art Institute of Chicago by Fresh & New reveals some very interesting approaches to art now enabled by inexpensive 3D scanning and 3D printing technology.
Once again the venerable The Economist has published a series of articles on the topic of 3D printing and digital manufacturing. This publication has gone quite far to promote the technology, more than others.
On March 29th, Wilfried Vancraen (CEO Materialise), took the stage at TEDxLeuven. He showed how 3D printing is not only reshaping how things are made, but also our way of life. In this video, this 3D printing pioneer shares his insights on how this rapidly expanding technology has the power, not to become a future form of mass consumption, but to create a better quality of life on a grand scale