3D-Printing Tech in Science Museums


A picture says more than a thousand words. But a 3D model to look at and touch says even more than that. Becoming 3D is partnering up with the Fort Lauderdale Museum of Discovery and Science to show and explain their visitors the world in more details – in 3D.

Leveraging 3D-printing technology, it enables people for a hands-on experience on whatever subject they are interested in. Unlike classical paper printing, in 3D-printing, models are created by adding layer on layer until the desired object is replicated in real.

“We are very excited to partner with the Museum of Discovery and Science to bring this dynamic 3D technology to the kids and families of Fort Lauderdale,”…  “The museum is a terrific venue to expose both children and adults to one of the fastest growing technologies in the world.  Our goal is to increase awareness in order to foster creativity and innovation.”
– Grant Sadowski, Becoming 3D CEO

3D-printing is very popular right now for several reasons. In this case it enables for a whole new dimension of learning and comprehension. I am certain it adds a lot of value to the museum visitors to be able to see, turn, twist and touch objects. Many people have a strong learning capabilities for haptics (things you touch) and can finally benefit from that.

Becoming 3D is an interesting Startup company that you might want to check out in more detail. If you require modeling or realistic simulations they might be able to help. They also have a focus on education and learning and prepared a bundle for schools, which want to embrace this way of learning.

About Becoming 3D

Based in Fort Lauderdale, FL, Becoming 3D is a leading provider of 3D printing design-to-manufacturing solutions including 3D printers, print materials and supplies for both professionals, consumers and educators. Their products and services replace and complement traditional operational methods and reduce the time and cost of designing new products. They also provide custom designed 3D printing labs for schools and nonprofits. Becoming 3D was co-founded in 2014 by printing industry veteran Grant Sadowski, a Hewlett Packard Elite Partner. For more information visit becoming3d.com or call 844-337-7687.

YouTube: 3D Printing Lab at Ft. Lauderdale’s Museum of Discovery & Science

Source: PR Newswire / Becoming 3D
Photo credit: Becoming 3D

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