Desktop economic disruption: personal portable 3D printer

Paul Raven @ 06-09-2010

Via Bruce Sterling, who rightly points out that at just US$1500, this thing’s cheap enough to end up in favelas worldwide; it’s made and sold by these people.

I can almost hear the street rubbing its hands together in anticipation of finding its own uses for this thing…

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2 Responses to “Desktop economic disruption: personal portable 3D printer”

  1. bill. says:

    How can you have a ‘printer’ if it dosent use any ink??? the item should be renamed a 3d ‘fabricator’ instead.

  2. Babylon says:

    Candyfab is currently about 500 dollars for the materials. It also does print more than just candy, so 3d printers were already at this level of cheap.