3D Printing: Bigger than the Internet & the Future of Manufacturing
In 2007 in an address to the Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore on the future of design in 2058 and how it will effect global economies the focus to the government of Singapore to pursue: Art, Design & Engineering and 3D Printing education and technologies for it’s population. And this isn’t anything that people haven’t been aware of since 1986 when the 1st commercial 3D Printing company came into existence The technology, developed many years earlier by who else? The military: for engineers in the field.
Art, 3D Design and Printing has been identified by Venture Beat as the technology of the future and FT has dubbed it “bigger than the internet” in a 10 minute video on how this will take place.
Of course the question is: how is your firm addressing or even embracing this technologies and design directions? Miss it and be in the same position as firms who didn’t embrace the cotton gin during the beginning of the industrial revolution or companies who didn’t embrace the internet in the late 90’s.
The details on how this has occurred in 2012 and how it will continue to occur in 2013 and beyond plus the companies involved in summary form is right here: