UltimARker – [Virtual] Reality…

From virtual to reality…!! Next step in the merger of 3D printing and augmented reality: the “Ultimarker”. A project together with Sander Veenhof. Both 3D printing and augmented reality are seen as the two most impactful and radical innovations of our time. Thanks to these techniques, we now to live in a true DIY world. Want something? Make it! Be it not ‘for real’, then virtual.

Although the techniques share a similar vision, they are opposites as well. Whereas augmented reality is instant and infinitely customizable, 3D printing takes time and the output is static. But what is the result when both are combined?