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vimalkumarp
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Re: Colors
vimalkumarp   8/24/2013 5:58:41 AM
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Yes excellent fidelity.  I was  also convinced that was a photo of a real person. It will be interesting to see the possibilities. Madame Tussauds may be a prospective customer.

mrdon
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Re: High price, small customer base
mrdon   8/23/2013 6:16:08 PM
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Rob

I believe were both missing something. The concept of creating an physical avatar sounds great but the cost doesn't justify why the product isn't durable. I'm not quite sure the math adds up here.

mrdon
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Re: High price, small customer base
mrdon   8/23/2013 5:57:25 PM
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a.saji

Ok, I understand about the high end material but shouldn't it be durable as well since its quite expensive?

Charles Murray
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Re: 3D Print Yourself
Charles Murray   8/23/2013 5:19:22 PM
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I believe you're right, Al. Gee...it looked so real.

Charles Murray
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Re: Colors
Charles Murray   8/23/2013 5:17:46 PM
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Good eye, RickR. I zoomed in and saw the same halo.

Debera Harward
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Re: Print Yourself
Debera Harward   8/23/2013 4:40:50 PM
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I guess this technology will emerge and will become so popular in future that it might eliminate the concept of photography. People will start to place 3D printed replicas of themselves instead of placing pictures .

Debera Harward
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Re: Print Yourself
Debera Harward   8/23/2013 4:32:48 PM
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Thanks Cabe for sharig such informative post . I actually got fantasised by your post its great that one can 3D Print oneself ths is really innovative . we can use such printed objects as gifts , as decorative items in houses. One get her or himself printed the way they want its really great .

apresher
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3D Print Yourself
apresher   8/23/2013 4:07:00 PM
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Rick,  Definitely an altered photo.

RickR
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Re: Colors
RickR   8/23/2013 12:38:35 PM
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I'm pretty sure it is a photo of a real person photoshopped onto the background. If you zoom in about 200% you can clearly see the halo artifact around the woman. That halo is evident when two photos are combined.

Rob Spiegel
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Re: High price, small customer base
Rob Spiegel   8/23/2013 11:50:35 AM
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Stake in the ground indeed. Any way you look at it, it's creepy.

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