Gallery: 9 Amazing 3D-Printed Innovations Spotted at the 2013 Inside 3D...

The Jacob Javits Center was transformed into a veritable 3D printing factory over the past few days for the Inside 3D Printing Conference and Expo, the first tradeshow of its kind. Though the expo was small in size, it was packed with the latest 3D printing technologies and equipment as well as innovative new ways to use them. If you missed the conference, don't sweat it. We've rounded up all of our favorite finds in a neat (albeit 2D) slideshow for you, so click here to see them all.

One of the most interesting things we came across at the show was Mcor Technologies‘ IRIS paper-based 3D printer, which uses regular paper as its base material rather than a plastic or a polymer. The resulting 3D models are cut out and bonded together in the machine, creating durable figures for a fraction (about 20 to 30 times cheaper) than other non paper-based machines.

If simply 3D printing on your 3D-printer isn’t enough for you, Leonar3do allows you to use a 3D mouse and 3D glasses to create your design as well.

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