3D Scanning and 3D Printing Draws a Crowd in Mexican Mall

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Ideaz3D 3D Prints Replicas of Visitors at a Mexican Mall

A 3D scanning and 3D printing booth opened at a crowded mall in northern Mexico. Using a variety of 3D technologies, including the Sense handheld 3D scanner by 3D Systems, Skanect software, and a Makerbot Replicator 2 3D Printer, the booth operators were able to create replicas right on site.

10 cm figurines were sold for 175 pesos, or about $13.50.

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Ideaz3D 3D Scanning Mexican Mall

Ideaz3D, the first 3D printing shop in Mexico, hosted the booth and operated the equipment, attracting large crowds at the Galerias Mall in the border state of Sonora.

Ideaz3D 3D Printing Mexican Mall

Here is a video produced by Ideaz3D that shows the excitement people had when they saw 3D printing in action. Also be sure to check out their Facebook page.

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