Current technology advancements have brought down the costs of 3D scanning and printing to achievable prices for some companies and businesses. The days of $20,000 machines may be coming to an end. (maybe 20k if the machine is enormous.)
Keep an eye on Kickstater and Indiegogo, the desire for these types of devices will drive innovation.
At this year's MD&M West show, lots of material suppliers are talking about new formulations for wearables and things that stick to the skin, whether it's adhesives, wound dressings, skin patches and other drug delivery devices, or medical electronics.
The US Congress has extended an important tax credit for solar energy, a move that’s good news for future investments in this type of alternative energy and for many stakeholders in the solar industry.
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