We've mentioned stereolithography, or 3D printing, on these pages several times in the last few years and now the mainstream media seems to have got the bug too: the NYT has an article that reviews the current state of 3D printing and the prospects that maybe one day we'll be printing objects from our home.

We've mentioned stereolithography, or 3D printing, on these pages several times in the last few years and now the mainstream media seems to have got the bug too: the NYT has an article that reviews the current state of 3D printing and the prospects that maybe one day we'll be printing objects from our home. They say:

3D Systems, a pioneer in the field, plans to introduce a three-dimensional printer later this year that will sell for $9,900. “We think we can deliver systems for under $2,000 in three to five years,” said Abe Reichental, the company’s chief executive. “That will open a market of people who are not just engineers — collectors, hobbyists, interior decorators.”

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