3D-Printed Sundial Tells Time Digitally

3D-Printed Sundial Tells Time Digitally
Design

This time-keeping dial meshes the contemporary and historical in digital form

Anna Johansson
  • 3 march 2016

Sundials have been used to measure local time since ancient Egyptian astronomers developed the instruments in 1500 BC. They’ve been a part of all major cultures and are considered one of the most accurate and sophisticated ways to tell time. Going by the moniker Julldozer, a French inventor has developed a sundial that’s not only printed using 3D printing technology, but also projects the time in digital form.

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