Marketplace Tech Report for Thursday, January 12, 2012
Jan 12, 2012

Marketplace Tech Report for Thursday, January 12, 2012

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This week's CES is a showcase of products, but there's one company out there who wants you to make your own. Makerbot is the latest in 3D printing, a technology that is still quite expensive but also beginning to become more mainstream. Also at CES, there's the major effort and investment being put in to keep you amused -- screens are becoming more ubiquitous in modern life, and companies are trying to find ways to keep up with it.

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CES: 3D printing, ubiquitous screens

Jan 12, 2012
In the future, you'll have a machine to make stuff and you'll watch movies everywhere.

This week’s CES is a showcase of products, but there’s one company out there who wants you to make your own. Makerbot is the latest in 3D printing, a technology that is still quite expensive but also beginning to become more mainstream. Also at CES, there’s the major effort and investment being put in to keep you amused — screens are becoming more ubiquitous in modern life, and companies are trying to find ways to keep up with it.

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