The New World of Digital Fabrication

Digital fabrication makes it possible to go from a digital design in a computer to a physical, manufactured product in a few fast, easy, and increasingly economical steps. This may even allow products to be created one-off for a consumer while he waits. In short, digital fabrication offers the potential to do for physical products what the Internet has done for information-based goods and services. Suddenly, it's possible for a small but growing number of small or niche businesses to design, market, and produce manufactured products competitively on a micro-scale. As o.....

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