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Promise of 3D printing may be overhyped

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3D printers put the resources of a manufacturing plant within the comfort of your home or office, but will the technology ever take off?For an industry rife with chewy buzzwords such as "the Internet of things" and "augmented reality," it's refreshing to come across a concept as intuitive as "3D printing." A 3D printer is just what it sounds like: a printer that prints in three dimensions — or, more accurately, in a series of thin layers laid out according to a computer program.3D printers put the resources of a manufacturing plant within the comfort of your home or office. While some companies, such as MakerBot, sell affordable 3D printers

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11 Sep
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