The company, 3D Systems, explains that their printers can be used for prototyping and manufacturing designs in less time and at a lower cost than alternative methods of manufacturing.
Plus, 3D printing is awesome.
Implications - The popularity of 3D technology isn't just limited to the screen anymore. Now that this technology is readily available, consumers are hoping to produce their very own three-dimensional images. With so many advanced electronics making it into homes, businesses will soon be able to transform their consumer's homes into a mechanical haven.