China's first 3D printing museum opens

0 Comment(s)Print E-mail China.org.cn, January 18, 2013
Adjust font size:

China's first 3D printing museum was opened at the Beijing DRC Industrial Design and Creative Industry Base on Jan. 15th, 2013, giving visitors a chance to experience this amazing 3D technology, according to Beijing Evening News.

To get the full-on 3D experience, visitors can opt to have a mini sculpture of themselves created from scratch. [File Photo] 

In a bid to gain some full-on experience, visitors can have their entire body scanned by a shoebox-sized 3D scanner. The multi-dimensional data will then be stored and processed by computer. Several hours later, they will receive a 3D life-like mini sculpture of themselves.

Apart from human figurines, the museum can also print out other items, including cans, rings, vases, shoes, dolls and iPhone holders.

The price for one 15cm-tall human figurine currently stands at several hundred yuan.

The world's first 3D printing photo booth, which creates life-like miniature photos, was opened in Tokyo, Japan, last year.

It is widely believed that 3D printing technology will ring in the third Industrial Revolution.

1   2   Next  


Print E-mail Bookmark and Share

Go to Forum >>0 Comment(s)

No comments.

Add your comments...

  • User Name Required
  • Your Comment
  • Enter the words you see:    
    Racist, abusive and off-topic comments may be removed by the moderator.
Send your storiesGet more from China.org.cnMobileRSSNewsletter
Copyright © China.org.cn. All Rights Reserved 京ICP证 040089号 京公网安备110108006329号
网络传播视听节目许可证号:0105123 京公网安备110108006329号 京网文[2011]0252-085号