Nearly three decades ago, the first fully-functional 3D printer was created in 1984 by inventor Chuck Hull. Flash-forward to 2012, and the market for 3D printers and/or printing-related services now exceed $2.2 billion, worldwide — a 29 percent spike from 2011! Silver Image London looks at the future of printing in this infographic.
With the growing use of mobile devices, printer technology is also growing to meet the wireless printing demand. This infographic provides details about all the ways that we are able to print these days.
Printing has come along way in terms of technology. this infographic takes a look at some of the ways in which printing has evolved over the course of several centuries.
If you’ve ever shopped for a replacement ink cartridge, you know they don’t come cheap. Learn more about the outrageous markups on printer ink in this infographic from InkjetWilly.com and why exactly it costs so much. With millions of cartridges purchased every year, printer ink also has a surprising impact on the environment.
The huge impact of ink on our daily lives has gone mostly unnoticed. What would the world be like without it? In the following infographic by InkTechnologies.com, learn about the evolution of ink from the caveman through today’s newest ink technology.
The following infographic from RetailBlue.com looks at various modern printing methods, from laser to inkjet, and how they have developed over the past decade. Included is a timeline of printing, how printers work, how much energy they use and the disposal and recycling of the cartridges.