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October 3, 2012

Disney Research showcases 3D printed lightbulbs

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View gallery of 3D printed lightbulbs from Disney Research on The Next Web.

emily | 11:03 PM | permalink

Disney develops 3D-printed lighting for toys

_63275913_hetete.jpegDisney is exploring the use of 3D printers to build new kinds of light features into objects. The BBC reports.

quotemarksright.jpgThe firm's researchers are working on a range of techniques including "light pipes" and tubes of enclosed air that can be made to glow in controlled ways.

They say that 3D printers can create objects with "micron accuracy" that would otherwise be more complicated and costly to build.

It paves the way for the firm to create new kinds of toys.quotesmarksleft.jpg

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emily | 10:58 PM | permalink