The future is made of plastic and is being gradually spat out of a 3D
printer. CNET's Luke Westaway took to the floor of
London's 3D printer
show to examine trinkets, musical instruments, a house, and even
replica cat skeletons scanned from mummified remains
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LA on the US agency never posting from the 3-D -- out in London with some of the most exciting -- dropping and futuristic sex is being shown off. -- -- -- For the uninitiated 380 prince's work by taking space at from a virtual compete to design mobile. Then building that mobile slice by slice into an actual object. Mike dams built using this process can be incredibly detailed and if you -- -- designed can even teach him leaving us. Here on -- today as some seriously impressive printed models including musical instruments. So always. And even a license of lightning quick easy this eventually going to rationalize keeping continues time open to be walking around wearing plastic plates and and a -- trousers. Oh well I'd maybe some of us that's Jason of the -- I want the I think it's gonna be integrated both in directs Prejean manufacturing strategy conferencing. But probably. As is already being used something but -- do you could just design. And see what it looks like talk about it and then -- -- management. The flexibility of 3-D printing means design -- can really go to town. There are loads of very unusual styles on show here are now exist especially when it comes to jewelry. Site you designed to string and how exactly did you design it also went to tease. And I use and have. Program -- that act as an animation program -- -- generates human again. And -- from -- shapes and that -- -- costing a little achievement and where sneaked out maintenance moral panic if you've been rotted and then we didn't it might not have managed to get it has -- -- -- and. This technology isn't just for hobbyists is even finding a time in Hollywood's meet alignments mosque and articulated gauntlet. Say tell you gotta love how exactly is this -- night. So obviously this is the -- from the second. These environments do so we've revisited and tried to change the technique from the first movie so -- -- -- Roberts and and then took to design and wrap -- around -- proportions. And came up put all the articulation. And then we broke it down and printed -- out on an object that was -- not cleaned up metal acts and that basically nickel plated and painted from there. And fully assembled and it's a functioning golf. Glitz and glamour side -- plenty of evidence either 3-D printing house scientific applications as well. This incredibly detailed physical model of an ancient -- skeleton was created by scanning the animals mummified remains. Meanwhile full 3-D body scans like this one give a clear picture of someone's physical makeup and something that could come in handy when designing prosthetic limbs. Has a what are some of the advantages of using. Eighty printing full process text. I think it's not the essence -- form fit and function. Fit because you get it perfectly it's from scanned the brains. Form because you get to restore symmetry forbidden which emotionally we find. Is equally as important as the physical function and finally the performance like the way. Adorable high impact -- allows people to play. Football. Iran declined to really restore meaningful way of life. -- what's the future 3-D printing. Well amazingly from what I've seen it looks like it could be objects that designed themselves and save I'm not mistaken a competes are actually designed this object. So right yes this is correct this is. Design without designer and traction. The geometry was created by its quality optimization algorithm from a separate -- criteria. And what happened was that -- computer basically decided where to -- which element of geometry resulting in it as sort of -- -- looking. Components. But trait shared by this 3-D printed -- house which is also designed by competes algorithm. So this thing doesn't like any building under the -- that you're saying that this is actually a concept perhaps. -- is -- the very first prototype for completely through different house rewrote their own algorithm that it's able to hearings material. On the on the home almost second nature it's almost it is kind of phone like structure that -- -- -- -- it's because it's it's actually using the same -- nature. It's almost it's actually almost building itself what does that mean for architects and -- -- checked into the error we are kind of the main thing with the algorithm -- Yahoo!. Every review of -- disease students' hearts of the out -- it's it's not taking over yet. And yet again. If that's not an item and of the robot apocalypse I don't know what it is the more greedy -- check out -- and let me know what you would like to -- prompted -- rivals in the comments polite. On the west away and this is a -- -- site in London.
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