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The world's smallest 3D printer

TEDxVienna · 9:09 · Filmed Oct 2011
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What could you do with the world’s smallest 3D printer? Klaus Stadlmann demos his tiny, affordable printer that could someday make customized hearing aids — or sculptures smaller than a human hair. (Filmed at TEDxVienna.)

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Klaus Stadlmann was pursuing his PhD at Vienna's Technical University when a broken laser system gave him some unexpected free time to think. Instead of working on his thesis, he decided to build the world's smallest 3D printer. Full bio

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