Posts Tagged '3D Printers'

Dreaming of Printing My Own Gadgets…

Today I got a new Sprint Mogul (PPC-6800). I was watching the LCDs blink, and it hit me really deep: I can’t wait for the day 3D printers have matured to the point where they can print the case, circuit boards, and chips, and maybe even the batteries and screens themselves, so that I can make my own portable electronics. Not to say that what’s out there isn’t impressive, or that we aren’t moving in the right direction as a whole, but I can think of many people and researchers that could use their own, uniquely functional, gadget design.

In the meantime, here are some companies leading the charge:

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