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U.K. supermarket offers 3D printed shopper replicas in store | SmartPlanet

Going a step further than photo booths, U.K. supermarket chain Asda is trialling 3D printing scanners that allow you to create miniature replicas of yourself.Starting at £40, shoppers popping in for their milk and bread can hop into a scanning booth, where a 3D digital model is generated and sent away to be made up in ceramic.To build a three-dimensional replica of the subject, cameras take two minutes to scan from a variety of angles. After being sent away to a lab, the blueprint is recreated in 3D by printing it in thin, liquid ceramic layers.Consumers can scan what they like — whether it is themselves, their pets or objects — and the models

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10 Oct
B3dge @Build3dprinter
U.K. supermarket offers 3D printed shopper replicas in store - http://t.co/OdFIukRNeq (blog) http://t.co/GERVzMEmBH #3dprinting