It only takes 3 out of 100 ideas to be good.
Remember the old HP InkJets? They were crap, too. Now compare that to a photo printed on good paper. Looks nearly as good as anything Kodak could do.
Maybe the estimations for timeframe are a bit of a stretch, as I think in 10 years, this will just then be a reasonable replacement for small-scale plastic objects that are typically manufactured with vacuum or injection molding. But think of how many of those things are in your life now. Do you even realize how many times you need a little thingy to connect this to that, or hold one of these, etc... I've spent hours and hours searching for something that I could have easily made had the tools been available to do so. Well, now they are. Or at least they're getting there.
It has to start somewhere.
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