While this isn’t as serious as Meg Whitman’s Announcement: “We intend to play in the 3D printing market because it is [adjacent] to HP’s own multibillion-dollar printing business,” Whitman said in response to a question from an analyst. “What we are focusing on is what is value proposition by market segment,” Whitman said. “We have some very interesting things coming. Stay tuned” for something in 2014. But she characterized the effort as an “acorn.” She said that HP plants acorns, and some of them grow into giant oak trees. She said a lot of technology work still has to be done.
What do the Meg Whitman’s of the future think? Here is a quick interview at a college with a student involved in the 3D Printing art world.