3D Printing Industry growth leads to Big Data use. What many people don’t know about 3D Printing is that the technology is data driven. CAD drawings are created and and used. Many are purchase or downloaded for free off the internet.
Once a product is built, it is easy to embed the Internet of Things (IOT) into it: tracking devices, GPS, temperature regulators, calculators, calorie counters and the list goes on.
What does this mean for Big Data? Well, the very definition is that Big Data takes information from many different sources and makes sense of them. For more information see the slideshow below.