‘Smart’ Products Predominate in Hong Kong
3D Printing Drew Crowds
Finally, the technology that drew the largest crowds on the show floor was 3D printing. Numerous vendors had their machines set up, printing everything from vases to gaming dies to skull-shaped candle holders in a wide variety of colors. The push is to create 3D printers that are cheap and safe enough for home use, but don’t require hardware and software expertise to use. The technology is gaining momentum, and if the interest it drew at the fair is any indication, it won’t be too long before we start seeing 3D printing implemented by school systems and artists as readily as paper printers and scanners.
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