Expiring patents were supposed to boost the 3D printing market. They haven’t

At the end of January, a series of patents filed by Carl Deckard in the 1990s for selective laser sintering (SLS) — a high-quality 3D-printing technology — expired. With this technology back in play, people started to see big things for 3D printing coming up fast on the horizon.

Source: pando.com/2014/06/06/expiring-patents-were-supposed-to-boost-the-3d-printing-market-they-havent/