The three dimensional printer is real and was developed by the Burlington, MA based Z Corporation. The video circulating the Internet appeared on the National Geographic Channel's Known Universe program . According to the company's website, the Z Corporation was founded in 1994 with the mission statement, "To enable design professionals to create more. More ideas. More communication. More innovation." They develop 3D technology for computer aided design (CAD) system and introduced the first high definition three dimensional printer on January 31, 2005. They now have 5 different models to choose from along with scanners and software.
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