Facebook acquires 3D printed modular consumer electronics startup Nascent Objects

Facebook acquires 3D printed modular consumer electronics startup Nascent Objects

Remember Nascent Objects? Back at CES at the beginning of the year, this startup presented a very intriguing concept. What if we stop replacing our smartphones and other consumer electronics at breakneck speeds, and reuse what is still good in a new 3D printed form ? According to some estimates, we collectively produce up to 20 million tons of e-waste on an annual basis – and we don’t even have to. A cracked screen doesn’t mean the electronics are outdated, and the same principle can be applied to many consumer products. We were immediately convinced, and so is Facebook […]

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