A portable robotic printer that’s so small it fits inside your pocket

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in Tech on Wednesday 1 April 2015

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Smartphones may be getting bigger, but printers? They’re getting smaller and smaller. One printer is so small, in fact, that it can actual travel from home to work in your pocket. The Pocket Printer is small. And when we say small, we mean small. We’re talking 10.2cm small – that’s just over the size of a Q-tip!

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A printer you can fold into existence out of corrugated cardboard

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in Tech on Tuesday 27 August 2013

Forget 3D printers. An innovation by Korean electronics giant Samsung, the Origami is a printer that comes as flat corrugated cardboard panels which you can fold into 3D existence as a printing machine, with the help of some strategic folds. Printer engine included separately.

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AlphabeNt celebrates the beauty of broken, glitched letters

Daniel Purvis Reader Find

By Daniel Purvis in New Art on Tuesday 25 June 2013

Enthralled by the colourful, unpredictable and disjointed imperfections of glitch art, Drew Taylor and I created the AlphbabeNt project: we’d break the 26 characters of the Latin alphabet. Tempered with an unfettered belief in the power of print, we published the collection as a book to force the reader to stop and consider the new […]

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Design students build marker printer

Rebekah Rhoden Contributor

By Rebekah Rhoden in Tech on Tuesday 27 November 2012

Amsterdam-based design students Jaan Evart, Julian Hagen and Daniël Maarleveld build a printer that uses felt-tip markers instead of ink cartridges. Penjet is a modified inkjet printer that creates unique images where no two prints are exactly alike. So is there a pencil printer in the near future?

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