What John Biehler said when he saw Pre Pettis and MakerBot on The Daily Show
How 3D Printing Changed John Biegher’s Life
John Biehler bought a 3D printer as soon as he saw one demonstrated on The Daily Show. He’s been experimenting with it and extending what can be done with it ever since. Biehler formed a forum for 3D printers – 3D604.org (https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/3d604 ) – and the forum is burgeoning with inventors and interesting conversations about the endless possibilities these devices present.
John Biehler at the 2013 South by Southwest Interactive Conference in Austin Texas
He brought a 3D printer to the 3D Printer Village in Vancouver at the 2013 Maker Faire (http://www.vancouvermakerfoundation.org/events-and-programs/vancouver-mini-maker-faire/ ) and particularly enjoyed the reaction children have to the device.
“They see it and realize it can make toys and parts to build with. Then they basically say ‘get out of the way’ start they start using the printer. They want one now.”
It turns out that an Xbox with Xbox Connect can be turned into a 3D scanner. This is a good thing. Connect a 3D scanner device to a 3D printer device and what is the first thing you do with it? Apparently, you make people; that’s what Biehler did.
“We scanned people and printed their faces and heads.”
Dita Von Teese in a 3D printed, fully articulated printed dress.
3D604.org group https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/3d604
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