Financing Fab

Greenberg, Andy
September 2008
Forbes Asia;9/15/2008, Vol. 4 Issue 15, p206
The article offers information on the fabrication laboratory (Fab Lab), a package of tools that can make objects such as roof panels for a house, a computer and a mousetrap, invented by physicist Neil Gershenfeld. It states that the kits can include a laser cutter, computer-controlled wood router and a miniature mill, all for $50,000, including software and microcontrollers. It mentions that shepherds in Norway use one Fab Lab to create radio frequency ID tags to track sheep.


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