Then the future of manufacturing & smart city! Is it possible to 3D print a metal bridge? Well, MX3D printed a 12 meter long stainless steel bridge, which will be crossing an Amsterdam canal in the red light district. This bridge is smart and aware and is equipped with lots of Internet-Of-Things sensors. See here how it looks like:

How do you 3D print a bridge like that and why does it need to be smart? Are cameras with face recognition not better? Alec Shuldiner explains his vision to go from one smart bridge to a smart city with respect for privacy:

–  Vincent Everts, Dutch trendwatcher in the field of digital innovation | More about Vincent Everts