IDC's Worldwide Semiannual 3D Printing Spending Guide Taxonomy, 2016
This IDC study provides an overview of key Worldwide Semiannual 3D Printing Spending Guide product and market definitions. The taxonomy provides product definitions as well as a description of IDC's approach to segmenting and measuring the 3D printing market."For over 10 years, the 3D printing market has been utilized by manufacturers to print prototypes and specific parts in industries like aerospace. However, recent technological developments have unlocked 3D printing from these specialized commercial silos, creating a much broader set of retail, commercial, and consumer use cases that are set to profoundly alter manufacturing and life science processes." — Chris Chute, Vice President, IDC's Customer Insight and Analysis Group
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