Inside 3D Printing has kicked off with a conference session packed for the opening keynote from 3DS CEO Avi Reichental. Given how many different aspects of 3D this company interfaces with, this ended up being a helpful preview of topics that will be covered for the rest of the conference. And I think I saw my timelapse of Yoda being shared as a sign of dangerous trends in 3D printing (though MakerBot’s Annelise might have shot that one): warmed my heart to see that great model!
Reichental also shared about his beloved skunkworks project: printing chocolate in 3D and teased us with the promise of future results.
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