This Kickstarter Campaign Is 3D Printing Tokyo In 100 Pieces
The project aims to create a scaled version of Japan's largest city
Tokyo-based iJet Inc., a 3D print solutions company, launched a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign to promote its latest project, a 3D-printed map of Tokyo in the form of one hundred 10-centimeter-by-10-centimeter pieces called One Hundred Tokyo.
The resulting product, which is scheduled to be delivered to supporters of the campaign in November, aims to reproduce the urban landscape of Japan’s largest city in one multi-dimensional map based on “realistic urban model data” gathered by Zenrin, the data provider for Google Maps and Microsoft.
Each intricate piece will be available for separate purchase, while the true Tokyo aficionado may aim to collect all one hundred to form the entire city.
Before you start filling up your calendars with conferences to spark your business innovation and personal growth this year, add CXI 2018 conference to your wish list! For its 12th year running, PSFK is hosting an intimate conference where emerging pioneers and established experts will take the stage to discuss all things innovation around the new consumer experience.
Tim Rodgers is the Co-Founder and CPO of SHOPTHAT, a company focused on making shopping for beauty products much easier by allowing consumers to easily discover, curate and purchase products via the Web and Facebook Messenger. Tim is also the Founder of rehab, an award winning technology company focussed on creating brand services through messaging, voice and AR.
Wearable X CEO Billie Whitehouse spoke to PSFK 2017 about designing wearables for all five senses and maintaining a sense of humor