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Imagine creating and scaling a physical product as easily as you would a digital one.
3D printing has long been relegated to prototyping and novelty. It has just been too slow, crappy and expensive for anything else. But when deployed in large farms, those problems disappear. Giant 3D printing farms allow the conception and manufacturing of physical products to start in a dorm room and scale to levels of traditional manufacturing—all with little upfront cost and great flexibility.
Gabe Bentz is a roboticist and entrepreneur who discovered the value of 3D printing while developing products at his company, Slant Concepts. He is a founder of Slant 3D, one of the highest-capacity 3D printer farms in the world. Imagine creating and scaling a physical product as easily as you would a digital one.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx