“If you are not using 3D printing for rapid prototyping in manufacturing now, you are making a mistake,” says Gideon Levy, a world expert on additive manufacturing who visited the University of Auckland last week.

Sim Ahmed talks the Modtec founder and chief executive Bruce Davies about designing and manufacturing workplace ergonomic products and working with teams overseas.

A tipping point is about to be reached in adoption of digital signage, according to local company Ngage Media, as the technology becomes more capable and affordable and consumers start looking for interaction with advertisers.

Oh, the wondrous things coming off printers these days – houses, bone, and gun parts . See more examples at Mashable. Some gush about 3D printing following the personal computer trajectory.