System enables users to 3D print their thoughts

System enables users to 3D print their thoughts

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While 3D printing has long been touted as the future of mass manufacture, and there have been some efforts to bring the technology to the consumer level – take the MakerBot as an example – it still requires a certain amount of knowhow to produce the digital files required. Chile-based ThinkerThing aims to skip the design process by connecting users’ brains directly to a 3D printer through neurosensory tech, to create a physical manifestation of their imagination.