Soccer Boot From A 3D Printer
The shoe is created by scanning the foot to get exact measurements and then printed off into a real 3D shoe.
In September 05 we talked about the future impact of stereolithography:
One day we’ll have a 3D printer in our homes that can ‘print’ items like chairs and lamps made from composite material, or so Janne Kyttanen of rapid prototyping firm Freedom of Creation believes. People will download a CAD type design from the web, customize it and then print it!
Now we see a development where 3D printing is already having an impact on our lives. A company in London called Prior 2 Lever has created a bespoke soccer boot called “The Assassin” using the method. The shoe is created by scanning the foot to get exact measurements and then printed off into a real 3D shoe. The PR lady told us: