One of the most interesting speakers at the Websummit was AutoDesk CEO Carl Bass. AutoDesk is a multibillion software company that makes software for the architecture, engineering, construction and manufacturing industry. He talked about 3D printing for consumers and the industry.
The use 3D Printing in the industry
3D printing for the consumer is useful in education, for hobbyists and makers. But it’s way more useful in the industry. It’s easier and cheaper than ever before to make a prototype and experiment with designs. What is the future of manufacturing? How important is the 3D printer and will there be a moment that artificial intelligence designs products on its own?