UAE Tech Podcast: 3D Printing, STEM & Jacky’s Business Solutions

SourceAl Bawaba

A couple of years ago there was a big buzz around 3D printing. Many Tech analysts suggested a future in which we’d all be ‘print-publishing’ consumer items in our homes. That hasn’t happened yet. It’s even possible that 3D printing on the consumer end will remain a niche skill set, favored by designers, engineers and inventors. VIDEO But the wider industrial implications of 3D printing are beginning to emerge.

Right now students across the UAE learning the process, software and techniques necessary to operate a 3D printer. Beyond education, architects and defense firms have long been exploring the technology. The original Deira store in Nasr Sq, circa 1990’s-2000’s before a renovation. Over the past decade one electronics' store, in particular, has played a key role in importing 3D printing technology to the UAE. For veteran’s of more...