3D Printing isn’t really “printing” at all. It’s definitely not ink on paper. Think of it more like working with clay- adding layer upon layer to create a three dimensional (3D) object. All sorts of objects- using all sorts of materials. Even chocolate.
There are a lot of success stories of how the process is being used in the medical industry. But, 3D printing is on the rise in the retail industry too. More retailers and CPG (consumer packaged goods) brands are becoming aware of what possibilities 3D printing can bring to their markets. Through licensing agreements and partnerships, 3D printing companies are teaming up to bring more customization to shoppers. And we all know how important the customer experience is.
Venturebeat.com recently shared their top predictions for 3D printing in 2015, which include more innovation to deliver better, less expensive solutions. They also predict the rise of 3D photo booths to generate your 3D headshot or “mini-me&rsquo