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?
The magazine TV-Movie recently published a limited edition issue with a built-in solar powered led light. By pressing a button, Jack Sparrow’s jewellery shines with energy previously stored by the solar cells on the magazine cover.
The latest Cirque du Soleil campaign is an interactive HTML5 experience that takes place in Google Chrome. Subatomic Systems developed a platform that turns your own webcam into a Kinect-style device that captures your gestures. There is no need to install any new software and it works on smartphones and tablets too.