Media & Entertainment (173)
3D print goes mainstream
Virgina Tech University has launched the “DreamVendor”, an interactive 3D printing station. Users simply need to bring a SD-media card containing the data for the 3D print out to the self-serve shop.
Why it matters
3D printing has featured in the news considerably in the past year, but it’s often considered as a tool that DIY-geeks, scientists or designers would have access to. This will change dramatically with 3D print shops popping up soon. To which extent will retail and production merge? And how will brands deal with this legally - now that even any solid object can be copied?
There are now interactive reality health programmes that mirror entertainment talk shows. The programmes feature famous doctors taking on the role of presenters and female callers that phone in to discuss their issue with the doctors in front of a live audience.
Leya Books is a new, innovative book editor that launched the first book vending machines in Portugal – in some of the busiest metro stations in Lisbon.