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Laser-Printed Shoes

The Marloes Ten Bhomer 'Rapidprototypedshoe' was Made by 3D Printing

— November 10, 2010 — Eco
If you need quick and easy shoes on the fly with no time to go shopping, consider the Marloes ten Bhomer 'Rapidprototypedshoe.' Using the concept of 3D printing and hot lasers, these kickass kicks are the newest that wearable technology has to offer.

To create the Marloes ten Bhomer 'Rapidprototypedshoe,' a 3D model of the individual's foot is made for the shoe's design. This fun techie footwear can also be easily disassembled to replace worn out parts without demolishing the entire shoe.
Trend Themes
1. 3d-printed Footwear - Innovative 3D printing technology can be utilized in the footwear industry for personalized and easy-to-repair shoes with a fast creation process.
2. Wearable Technology Footwear - The combination of technology and fashion can result in wearable footwear technology, creating new opportunities for both industries to merge.
3. Customizable Shoe Design - With 3D printing technology, customizable shoe designs can be easily made according to the wearer's foot shape and individual preferences.
Industry Implications
1. Fashion Industry - The use of 3D printing technology offers the fashion industry an opportunity for customized clothing, accessories, and footwear production.
2. Footwear Manufacturing Industry - Integration of 3D printing technology into the footwear manufacturing industry could provide a solution for easy and fast production of shoes with individualized design and precision.
3. Technology Industry - The advancement of 3D printing technology in creating wearable shoes can be a new opportunity for growth in the technology industry for wearable technology development.
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