Thursday, May 10, 2012

CNET: 'Why Hollywood loves 3D printing'

Just as UAT DV Students have been using 3D printing to fabricate custom props for films like "Fallout," "Flight of the Melvin," and "Red Sand," so has Hollywood. In fact, some of Tony Stark's armor seen in Iron Man 2 and The Avengers was printed using high-resolution 3D printers:
Though it's not a technique that's much discussed outside the industry, 3D printing is increasingly being adopted as a way to help make movies more efficiently and quickly than ever, according to Jason Lopes, a system engineer at Legacy Effects, an Oscar-nominated effects studio.

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