Monday, February 18, 2013 - 12:41 PM
Students at the University of Findlay are already experimenting with a technology President Obama mentioned during the State of the Union Speech last week. 3D printing was discussed as a potential boost to high tech jobs. The process is pretty much exactly what it sounds like, a printer that can build objects by stacking layer upon layer of materials on top of each other. UF Academic Technology Service Manager Scott Trimmer says students are already playing with technology, learning what its capable of... (Audio Below)
Trimmer says there are some practical applications for having a home 3D printer in the future... (Audio Below)
Trimmer says he paid $800 for his 3D printer, but that was for a kit he had to put together. The commercial price is closer to $2,000 right now.
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