3D Printing Now Moves to Circuit Boards
New crowdfunded project opens to create a machine capable of printing out functional electronic devices
Most of us are just walking around these days, jaws agape at the latest thing somebody was able to 3D-print. This now-popular technology is turning real life into science fiction as much as smartphones did last decade.
For some, like Michael Toutonghi of Functionalize, we haven’t done enough with 3D printing yet. The company announced a Kickstarter campaign this week that will allow us to 3D print working electronic devices.
Printable conductive materials will be a massive step forward for at-home manufacturing, which has potential to fundamentally change the way we interact with products, consumerism, distribution and creativity.