This is the most inspiring clip I’ve
seen about the outlook for business
in a LOOOONNNGGG time.
On April 4, 2014, Reason TV attended
the Inside 3D Printing Conference and
Expo, a three-day event held at the
Jacob Javits Convention Center in
New York City.
There they caught up with:
Hod Lipson, an engineering professor
at Cornell University, who compared
the excitement swirling around the 3D
printing industry to what it felt like to
work in the computer industry in the
Brian Quan, the president of X-Object,
who predicted that 3D printing will
transform everything from toys to
screwdrivers by making possible a "new
organic creation process."
Aleph Objects’ Harris Kenny (a former
Reason Foundation policy analyst),
who discussed the power of open
source design and how 3D printing is
allowing scientists to create cheap
prosthetics and lab equipment.
Liz von Hasseln, the creative director
of food products at 3D Systems, who
demonstrated the new Chef Jet, which
is the first 3D printer for pastry chefs.
Scott McGowan of Solid Concepts,
which created the first 3D-printed metal
(Video: almost 7 and a half mins):