Mass Customization and Fast Prototyping Age?

This article is less about technique and more about thoughts that I had while designing my last project.

It was based on an idea I had a few days ago: a reminder that you place in top of a medicine tube to remember the last time you took your medicine.

So what are the consequences of these short prototype cycles? Can these 3D printer be used by the end customer to get exactly the right custom product?

When we think about the “2D” version of printing we can see and evolution with:

  1. Scribes and monks reproducing parchment by hand
  2. Gutenberg and the print press with mass production of books
  3. To reach mass customization with modern printer technologies like inkjet or laser

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Source: exploreideasdaily.wordpress.com

 

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