Vending machines deliver 3D-printed goods designed by the consumer

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3D printers already promise to help anybody to design and create almost anything, and we're already seeing products such as the 3Doodler which are making the process even easier. Dreambox is now applying a vending machine service to the technology, enabling users to design an object and pick it up from an automated booth once it's ready. While Virginia Tech has created a similar device for design students to use in workshops, the California-based team behind the Dreambox has launched the first machine for public use. Customers first head to the Dreambox website to choose from the inventory of pre-made…

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