How 3D Technology Is Changing Product Development

How 3D Technology Is Changing Product Development

Tech Tuesday explores the cutting edge of three dimensional printing, and examines how new technology could transform assumptions about medicine, manufacturing and economics.

The printer as we know it is a strictly two-dimensional technology, depositing ink onto flat surfaces like paper. But new innovations are making it possible to “print” objects in three dimensions-- layering resin, plastic composites, and metal-- to make everything from furniture to prosthetic limbs. Tech Tuesday explores the cutting edge of 3-D printing, and examines how this new technology could transform assumptions about medicine, manufacturing and economics.

Guests

Stephen Rouse

DDS; Director of Operations & Research for 3D Medical Applications, Walter Reed Army Medical Center

Ashlee Vance

Reporter, New York Times

John Lee

3D Printing Specialist, ABC Imaging LLC

Scott Summit

Co-Founder, Bespoke Innovations

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