Print yourself a new hip

Star Trek fans take heart, we can’t quite beam from here to there yet, but we can send an exact copy of stuff from here to anywhere.

Need a 20 piece dinner set in a hurry?

No problem!

Turn on your 3D printer at home, choose from a catalogue of available styles, personalize the colour and pattern and press start and within the hour you’re ready to set the table and start eating.

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or how about printing your own body parts with the latest kid on the 3D printing block:

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and if all this makes you hungry why not print up a snack on your Cornucopia Digital Gastronomy printer:

These coming soon to a hospital, kitchen, school, factory, office and home printers were the topic for this weeks chat between 6PR’s radio Perth’s Jason Jordan and myself, .

Listen now:


and listen each week at 5.05 p.m. (WST).

Eye on the Future - Dec 4, 2011 | 3D Printers, Aged Care, All, Business, Gadgets, Horizon Trends, Innovation, People, Radio Interview, Social, Technology, Work
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