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Thursday, 21 July 2011
Beyond 3D printing
3D printing is all well and good, but it is unlikely to be able to make anything. So really it is just one tool of the future fully automated manufacturing process that is truely capable of creating anything we can design, a system where we input a design and raw materials, and the finished product pops out of the other end. The key advantage of 3D printing as a tool of the fully automated manufacturing process is that it allows components to be made without the need for moulds, which reduces the waste in the manufacture of one-off designs (the waste of a mould is minimal where a mould is used many times).
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Coming features Wireless charging Fat % monitor Gun Flexible screens Touch payment system
Suggested features Augmented reality headset type games Fan Handwriting recognition pen that bluetooths data to phone and slots into the phone to charge (if necessary, the phone sits at the top of the page to calibrate) GPS pet collar that uses mobile network to inform owner of location, charged by pet's movement/solar power FM transmitter
Selling points Style Features Size Weight Cost Feature generation methodology All electronic devices All portable devices All human activities