The new frontier for design and manufacturing is in three dimensions. Additive manufacturing, also known as 3-D printing, opens up a new world of design never before possible.
The folks in the 3-D printing, or additive manufacturing, industry I talked with for the story 3-D Frontiers all agree society is just now starting to consider the potential of this new technology. But while industry continues to expand the use of 3-D printing technology, the next frontier for its use will likely be the home.
UNC-TV Science Week in Review: July 11, 2013