December 1, 2012
3D Shades of Grey. Free Sex Toy Designs for Your 3D Printer
Forget buying sex toys — Tom Nardone wants you to print them. VentureBeat reports.
Nardone runs MakerLove, a website where he posts sex toy designs for 3D printer owners to try out.
... But while Nardone isn’t sure whether MakerLove will revolutionize the sex toy industry, he is sure of one thing: The 3D printer will undoubtedly become a sex machine. “Adult products have helped just about every technology become successful, and it’s all about privacy” said Nardone, who also happens to run PriveCo, the “world’s most private company.“
“There’s a whole lot of ‘this is too big’ and ‘this is too small’ with sex toys. 3D printing will fix that,” Nardone said. "Since 1998 our group has been helping people avoid embarrassment and Makers will help that cause", reads MakerLove's website .
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Related: Adult industry seeks profit in 3D printing (VRZone)
It's still early days with things like 3D printed sex toys, mostly due to the materials currently used in the process of printing something out as well as the difficulty in getting a smooth finished product.
Related: Welcome to the dildoverse (3DPrinter.net)
While om Nardone is not yet to the point of selling customized, 3D-printed sex toys from his MakerLove website, he has set it up to be the Thingiverse of the sex toy world — a repository of downloadable designs for people to print their own sex toys at home. Sort of a Dildoverse, if you will.
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