High-Tech Tuesday Webinar: 3D Printing — The Hype, Reality and Opportunities Today

Archived Published: 08 October 2013 ID: G00257981


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The hype about 3D printing is high — and masks the viable consumer and enterprise uses that exist today. 3D printers produce children's toys and plastic guns, fine jewelry and life-saving medical devices, and avatars and sophisticated aircraft components. And much more.

Table of Contents

Overhyped or Revolutionary?

The Hype Cycle of Innovation

Hype Cycle for 3D Printing

Poll Question

3D Printing Defined

3D Printer Market Categories

Consumer 3D Print Applications — Or Not?

Enterprise 3D Print Applications

3D Printer Market Drivers

3D Printer Market Inhibitors

Poll Question

3D Printer Market Enterprise Survey

3D Printer Market Size

Challenges — 3D Printer Providers

Challenges — 3D Printer Users

Key 3D Printing Take-Aways

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Our webinar will remove the veil of hype surrounding the market and illuminate the opportunities — and risks — that hardware and software technology and service providers face in the fast-growing global market for consumer and enterprise 3D printing.

In this webinar, you will learn:

  • Why the hype around consumer 3D printing is driving growth in enterprise 3D printer use and purchases

  • What the consumer and enterprise 3D printer market drivers, inhibitors and growth rates are

  • The risks technology and service providers face by participating — and the opportunities lost by not participating — in the 3D printer market today

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