3D Printing a Major Theme of SXSW

March 11, 2013 | Categories: America Makes News

3D printing for the masses has the potential to rewrite the rules of manufacturing by removing the need to make things in large quantities.

AUSTIN, Texas — The 27th edition of South by Southwest kicked off Friday with a bold prediction that desktop 3D printing will unleash a new industrial revolution guided by “creative explorers.” Inventing or replicating everyday objects in three dimensions using laser beams and molten plastic is a major theme of the interactive segment of the 10-day SXSW festival that also celebrates independent film and music.
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