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3D Printing Event: The Home run of 3D printing, Erik de Bruijn

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Talk from the 3D printing event:
http://openwebcast.nl/?p=1084
Video:
http://stream.citytv.nl/~citytv/media/design/3dpr251011part1.mov

Both user-friendly CAD software such as SketchUp! and TinkerCAD and affordable 3D printers make it increasingly accessible to adopt 3D technologies. Through this increased accessibility, Ultimaker and other 3D printing players have started to shift from professional users to amateurs who innovate for fun. The use of open source and a continuous sharing through the platform will help to create more consumer value and helps drives widespread adoption of the technology.

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3D Printing Event: The Home run of 3D printing, Erik de Bruijn

  1. 1. The “Home Run” of 3D printing <ul><li>@ErikDeBruijn </li></ul>
  2. 2. Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. Arthur C. Clarke, 1917-2008 <ul><li>Martijn Elserman </li></ul><ul><li>Siert Wijnia </li></ul><ul><li>Erik de Bruijn </li></ul>
  3. 3. 3D printing: coming to your homes <ul><li>About me: </li></ul><ul><li>Co-founder LowVoice and BudgetDedicated </li></ul><ul><li>Studied at University of Tilburg </li></ul><ul><li>Core RepRap developer </li></ul><ul><li>Graduated on: researching economics of distributed/open innovation and 3D printing </li></ul><ul><li>Co-founded Ultimaking Ltd. </li></ul>
  4. 4. RepRap, it started with:
  5. 5. Our own version:
  6. 6. Growth of a single DIY 3D community 4~5 x Moore's Law
  7. 7. 3D printing: coming to your homes
  8. 8. Potential adoption
  9. 9. Adoption over time c
  10. 10. Trends <ul><li>Design is becoming easier </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional CAD soft (1 month+ to learn) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SketchUp! (1 hour to learn, free) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TinkerCAD, 3D-tin (1 minute to learn, free) </li></ul></ul>Surprising fact: over 10.000 printable designs online
  11. 11. Trends <ul><li>Transition: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>from professionals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Work for pay / Extrinsic motivation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>to amateurs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Tinkering for pleasure / intrinsic motivation </li></ul></ul></ul>Surprising fact: amateurs DO different things!
  12. 12. Toys, lots of toys...
  13. 13. Toys for all ages : innovation for fun Robots Other factories Other 3D Printers
  14. 14. Democratizing Innovation
  15. 15. Making: Replacements or extensions <ul><li>  </li></ul>
  16. 16. But what about George Lucas?
  17. 17. www.thingiverse.com
  18. 18. Fixing your blender
  19. 19. MediBrace by juniortan http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3982
  20. 20. Design: € 1,- per minute by Joris van Tubergen
  21. 21. Open Source Fusion powered by  3D printed parts Mark Suppes http://prometheusfusionperfection.com/
  22. 22. An enabled mind in a disabled body! <ul><li>   </li></ul>
  23. 23. Mass innovation
  24. 24. Facts (RR community) <ul><li>People are 'spending'... </li></ul><ul><ul><li>200+ full time equivalents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1 mln. Euro's </li></ul></ul><ul><li>… pursuing their passion / challenge. </li></ul>Surprising fact: amateurs DO different things!
  25. 25. Use the force/source! By Hvorje Cop
  26. 26. A better future through sharing!
  27. 27. [email_address] <ul><li>When we're in a bigger building , we are hiring: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>dedicated people, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>with high personal standards, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>and a passion for making a significant change to the way we make things! </li></ul></ul>

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