It’s easy for new technology to be quickly written off as more of a toy than a tool, and 3D printing innovations were no exception. That’s not to say that you couldn’t build quirky, geeky and awesome playthings with these printers — another article, for another day (superhero cookie cutters, anyone?) — but we’re on the 3D printing bandwagon [mostly] for its practical applications.

Written by IEEE on July 2, 2015