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ST2-2 Beyond the Headlines and Hype: Understanding 3D Printing and Scanning and the Effect on a Community’s Security/Safety

May 14, 2014

11:15 AM - 11:45 AM

Carlton McFaden

Director – 3D Printing Division

Anvil Prototype & Design – A Division of Duncan-Parnell

You’ve heard the news – 3D printers and 3D scanners will change the way that we live, and there will be a 3D printer in every home.

  • Is there any truth to the headlines?
  • How do these technologies really work?
  • How can these products potentially be used by security risks and by security/safety professionals?

Join us to learn the basics about these technologies and how they can affect safety in your community.

Learning Objectives

  1. Gain a basic understanding of how 3D printing and scanning technologies work
  2. Learn how these technologies could eventually become a part of our everyday lives
  3. Speculate how these technologies could both positively and negatively affect a community’s security/safety

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