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Bowyer is working to create the 3D models needed for rapid prototype machines to make copies of themselves.
He plans to put the models on a Website so that people who own existing machines can download the models and start making copies.
I like the concept, however; I wonder if duplicating a product that has a patent on it would be legal?
Originally posted by CheeseKnob
Another step closer of making humans obsolete.
magine in the future if these things become even more mega complexed and able to produce more complexed things people could save thousands.
Originally posted by sardion2000
Why not? The printer is like a CD burner, the CAD file is like the MP3 file, all that really needs to be done is a p2p program for sharing proprietary blueprints. *shrug* It's very much like filesharing and in essance IT IS. Only thing that differs is the quality of materials you choose to use.