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Introduction to 3D Printing by Greg Emerson

It's not often that a revolution comes along to change everything, but like the Internet changed the way we communicate and share information, 3D printing will fundamentally change the way we make things.

Known also as "additive manufacturing" (because it builds objects by adding materials layer by layer in cross sections), the technology is growing rapidly in ways that promise to replace the almost 100-year-old mass-production model that defined the industrial revolution.

And instead of just padding the bank accounts of huge corporations and their shareholders (which it will do as well), the people set to benefit the most are consumers, small businesses and communities that will now be able to make and customize just about anything imaginable for local markets.

More: How 3D Printing Will Change the World >>


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3D Printing Technology News

Elliott Kotek, co-founder of Not Impossible, explains how the changing landscape in technology is being used to better people’s lives.
3/19/15 3:27PM
With a growing 3D-printing market and an average 12-month price target of $17.50 from analysts -- an upside of about 20% -- investors may do well betting on ExOne.
3/13/15 2:09PM
Amazon is continuously innovating in the delivery space, and traditional retailers should take note.
3/3/15 7:00AM
Juniper Research looks into the not-too-distant future and sees disruptive technologies in almost everything, mainly in consumer products.
2/24/15 1:10PM
3D bioprinting technology sounds cool and actually works, but can it help Organovo make money?
2/9/15 5:19PM
Social media giant Twitter soars following the announcement of new advertising partnerships, while Stratasys plunges by double digits after issuing a revenue and earnings warning.
2/3/15 5:35PM
TheStreet's Jim Cramer says investors shouldn't buy Stratasys, after the company warned that its upcoming earnings results for fiscal 2014 and 2015 will be worse than expected.
2/3/15 10:55AM
Stratasys (SSYS) is falling Tuesday after warning that it expects 2014 earnings and revenue below its previous guidance, and issuing a light guidance for 2015.
2/3/15 9:38AM
There is a lot more to the new Windows 10 "augmented reality" goggles than meets than meets the eye.
1/22/15 11:22AM
Jim Cramer says he 'applauds' analysts who make the right call and then take profits afterward. It may be time to do just that with Costco and Hewlett-Packard.
1/13/15 11:07AM
Highlights from day three on the CES show floor, which spilled over the Sands Expo, included a dynamic credit card, a smart pacifier, and an affordable 3D printer.
1/8/15 8:22AM
3D Systems (DDD) is falling Monday after announcing that it acquired U.K.-based 3D printer maker botObjects.
1/5/15 3:24PM
TheStreet reviews its 10 tech predictions for 2014. Some were spot on, others were beyond terrible.
12/11/14 8:58AM
This year's top gift ideas include extended smartphone batteries, smartwatches and fitness bands and 3D printers.
12/9/14 8:17AM
Shares of 3D Systems will recover in 2015, said Villere Equity Fund’s Sandy Villere. Here's why.
11/20/14 3:58PM

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