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Printing your own shoes (Read 412 times)

    Looks like shoe manufacturing is about to change, this could be awesome.

     

    http://www.geek.com/articles/geek-cetera/student-creates-worlds-fastest-shoe-with-a-printer-2012079/


    Feeling the growl again

      Some bold performance claims I doubt they have any real evidence for.  Nonetheless, it is a very interesting concept.  They've been using this technology for prototype modeling for some time; I used to know someone who ran one of these machines.

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      Interval Junkie --Nobby

        Now, what would be really nice is if companies sold the patterns for their shoe-lines so you could print them yourselves.  Want some 1974 era Nikes?  <print>

         

        Of course, they'd find some digial rights management so they could make a profit, but wouldn't it be worth it -- never find yourself without a new pair of your favorite kicks.

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        Princess Cancer Pants

          Some bold performance claims I doubt they have any real evidence for.  Nonetheless, it is a very interesting concept.  They've been using this technology for prototype modeling for some time; I used to know someone who ran one of these machines.

           

          I saw some cool looking prosthetics that used this technology.  Really interesting to see Art fused with medical devices, like that.

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