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Search results become 3D-printed objects for blind users

Want a giraffe? At a school for the blind in Japan, kids' online search results become real-world objects. I've always wanted a "Star Trek"-style replicator. I'd use it to prepare my Earl Grey tea as well as a top hat for every day of the week. Kids at a school for the blind and visually impaired in Japan, though, already have a replicator of sorts. It's a 3D printer that creates various objects in response to voice commands. Sponsored by Yahoo Japan, the Hands on Search project is aimed at making Internet search results tactile instead of just visual and auditory. The Special Needs Education School for the Visually Impaired is affiliated

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20 Sep
B3dge @Build3dprinter
Search results become 3D-printed objects for blind users - CNET http://t.co/G1nbYZY1fW #3dprinting