Hype Cycle for 3D Printing, 2018

Published: 13 July 2018 ID: G00338188

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3D printing disrupts business models across many industries. The maturing 3D printing technologies are having a transformative effect, while the new and emerging technologies promise more radical changes. As a result, business leaders and CIOs are turning to 3D printing to create additional value.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • What You Need to Know
    • The Hype Cycle
    • The Priority Matrix
    • Off the Hype Cycle
    • On the Rise
      • 3D Printing With Bound Materials
      • Blockchain in 3D Printing
      • 3D Printing of Consumable Personal Products
      • 3D Printing Workflow Software
      • Nanoscale 3D Printing
      • 4D Printing
      • 3D Bioprinted Organ Transplants
      • 3D Printed Wearables
      • 3D Printing in Oil and Gas
      • Managed 3D Print Services
      • IP Protection in 3D Printing
      • Sheet Lamination
    • At the Peak
      • 3D Printed Drugs
      • Macro 3D Printing
      • 3D Printing in Retail
      • Classroom 3D Printing
      • Directed Energy Deposition
      • 3D Printed Surgical Implants
    • Sliding Into the Trough
      • 3D Printing in Supply Chain
      • 3D Bioprinting for Life Science R&D
      • 3D Printing of Medical Devices
      • 3D Bioprinted Human Tissue
      • Powder Bed Fusion
      • Consumer 3D Printing
      • 3D Printing in Manufacturing Operations
      • 3D Printing in Aerospace and Defense
      • 3D Printed Presurgery Anatomical Models
      • Printed Electronics
      • Stereolithography
    • Climbing the Slope
      • 3D Printed Tooling, Jigs and Fixtures
      • 3D Printing of Dental Devices
      • Binder Jetting
      • Material Jetting
      • Enterprise 3D Printing
      • 3D Printing in Automotive
      • 3D Scanners
      • Material Extrusion
    • Entering the Plateau
      • 3D Print Creation Software
      • 3D Printing Service Bureaus
    • Appendixes
      • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels
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