Once a science-fiction fantasy, three-dimensional printers are popping up everywhere from the desks of home hobbyists to Air Force drone research centers.
There’s a new vending machine on the UC Berkeley campus, but it’ll be of no use to students during a midnight snack attack. The Dreambox is a 3-D printing vending machine, the first of its kind.
At least one group, Defense Distributed, is claiming to have created downloadable weapon parts that can be built using the increasingly popular new-generation of printer that can create 3-D objects with moving parts.
There’s a new way to build a gun that metal detectors can’t detect. The legal, and unregulated, technology is allowing for the manufacture of plastic guns that will be able to fire real bullets.