Need an executive level primer on the current state of 3D printing.
June 18, 2014 11:31 AM Subscribe
I'm looking to get up to speed on the current state of 3D printing, from a pretty high level. I'd like to know what the major technologies are, how they compare to each other, who the major players are, and how their products compare with each other.
posted by danny the boy to Technology (9 answers total) 18 users marked this as a favorite
Assume I'm familiar with the general concepts but haven't been following the latest news. So some questions that come to mind are: what materials can be used now? are they strong enough to be 'products' or is it still more of a prototyping tool? what are the price points involved? who makes the best machines? what technologies are on the (realistic) horizon? I'm interested in the whole picture, from makerbot machines you might have in your home, to professional level products only large corporations could afford.