3D-Printed Photo

Consumers turn to 3D printing to bring their online selves to life

Implications - With the advent of social media platforms such as Instagram, every consumer has the ability to be an amateur photographer. 3D printed photography elevates that ability by offering a tangible, hyper-personalized product, as well as a heightened experience. This not only reflects a shift in the evolution of 3D printing, from function to entertainment, but also speaks to the growing accessibility of the medium as consumers’ adopt it as a method of customization.
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3D-Printed Selfies - Using 3D Printing Technology, Shapify Lets You Print Yourself
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Viral 68,410 Clicks Pub: Jul 19, 14
3D-Printed Selfies
Using 3D Printing Technology, Shapify Lets You Print Yourself
It’s pretty awesome to think that 3D printing now helps kids create their own toys and with Shapify, it’s even possible to print yourself. The extremely realistic figurines are created... [More]
Pixelated Selfie Apps - The LEBLOX App Lets You Turn Your Selfies into Pixelated 3D-Printed Avatars
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V. Hot 7,953 Clicks Pub: Apr 20, 14
Pixelated Selfie Apps
The LEBLOX App Lets You Turn Your Selfies into Pixelated 3D-Printed Avatars
LEBLOX is an app that can help you create pixelated, 3D-printed avatars of yourself, your favorite fictional characters or even your pet. It is the brainchild of Paris-based creatives Mathieu... [More]
3D Selfie Scanners (UPDATE) - Scanify Can Capture the Contours of Your Face for a Full-Form Image
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Hot 3,326 Clicks Pub: Jan 5, 15
3D Selfie Scanners (UPDATE)
Scanify Can Capture the Contours of Your Face for a Full-Form Image
The practice of taking selfies has become—quite frankly—pretty flat. Just in time to bring another dimension to self-centred photography is the Scanify, an innovative device developed by... [More]
3D-Printed Action Figures - This Company Turns Selfies into 3D-Printed Figurines
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Warm 708 Clicks Pub: Aug 18, 15
3D-Printed Action Figures
This Company Turns Selfies into 3D-Printed Figurines
DOOB 3D is a German company that allows consumers to turn their selfies into 3D-printed action figures. Although the technology was originally used to help cancer and stroke victims get fitted for... [More]
Edible Selfie Treats - Firebox's Marshmallow Printing Service Puts Your Face on a Sweet Sheet
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Warm 1,155 Clicks Pub: Dec 16, 14
Edible Selfie Treats
Firebox's Marshmallow Printing Service Puts Your Face on a Sweet Sheet
This marshmallow printing service is described as a sweeter alternative to cannibalism. In the event you have ever looked at someone and said they were good enough to eat, Flump Face is a must see.... [More]
3D Image Impersonators - Cubify Lets You Make an Action Figure out of Yourself at CES 2014
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Mild 684 Clicks Pub: Jan 10, 14
3D Image Impersonators
Cubify Lets You Make an Action Figure out of Yourself at CES 2014
The Cubify 3DMe is making many childhood dreams come true by letting people make action figures out of themselves. This invention lets the little narcissist in all of us out to play. The 3DMe... [More]