Price $ 99 device transforms your smartphone into a three-dimensional printer




Although the three-dimensional printing increased prevalent in recent years, it decreased the cost of acquisition even available, including some home printers, but they are still large and relatively high cost.

But a company called OLO 3D printer unveiled a new low-cost, small-scale works to develop, based on the smart phone through a special application of Android phones and Windows 10 and iOS in addition to relying on the light emitted from the phone screen to perform the same printing process.

The printer consists of three plastic parts and chip processing engine, working with batteries to measure AA. The most important part of the printer parts work is the same print material developed by the company, which said it has reached an item may have to interact with the light from the phone screen, as does your own application to download three-dimensional design to be printed, and then certain pixels of the screen illumination the purpose of sending a certain frequency of light frequencies and shape so that these frequencies lead to the formation of the desired material design according to the light and to coincide with the horizontal and vertical movements generated by the printer engine.

Special application printer provides a set of ready-made designs that you can choose among them, also lets designers work their own designs and print them, or share it via social networks Ki Others also print. The company says that the use of the application and printer suitable for both amateur and professional.

OLO company laid out its case on the collective funding “Kickstarter” site KickStarter has asked for 80 thousand US dollars to be able to printer produce commercially, but it exceeded its goal several times , as I got more than 700 thousand dollars of funding in just three days to ask The project.

The company expects to reach the printer first Patrons of the project in September / September next.


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