Mattel’s new £250 3D printer lets children print and customize their own toys at home
At the New York Toy Fair trade this year Mattel announced a brand new £250 home 3D-printer aimed at the best toy experts in the world, namely childeren! ThnigMaker Design The so called ThingMaker and its companion application (see screenshot below) will allow children to design their own toys and even customize their existing ones. The app that is used to create and alter 3D models which can eventually be printed is made in collaboration with Autodesk, known for their many 3D modelling applications such as Maya and 3DS Max. Although 3D printers are becoming more and more popular in many...
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