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Hacking a 3D printer into a tattoo machine

Posted on Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 in 3D Model by DP

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Here’s a cool instructable for a 3D printer tattoo machine:

In october 2013, a famous design school in Paris, ENSCI les Ateliers, hosted a workshop organised by the French Ministry of culture. The idea was to use images, videos and sound fallen in the national pubic domain and use them in a sort of “Mashup”. The event was called Public Domain Remix.

The students had one day (8 hours) to pick their digital material and transform it, hack it or remix it.
Le FabShop, was invited as a digital manufacturing expert to help the students realise their project.
After a short brainstorm, all the teams came up with similar ideas, except one, who really went out of the box with their concept. They had this silly idea of making a machine that could automatically create tattoos taken from a bank of images.

Check out the video after the break.

Via Open Electronics.

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  1. Just watched the video, fascinating stuff! Cool idea!

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