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News From The Future – “Human Cloning” in JapanThis shop in Akihabara will make a “clone” of you (google translation).

Digital technology and cloning technology to reproduce stereo and said we developed a precise body measurements. Data accurate or person. Three-dimensional reproduction of a person that you data. Expression can be reproduced. By using this technique, as is the person’s face and expression, can now be a doll or figure deals faster than ever. Future products will continue to develop various types of technology from the perspective of three-dimensional picture.

This is pretty high end, time consuming and expensive, within 5 years you’ll be able to get a kid version complete with camera + 3D printer that prints action figures with your kid’s face on them from a low-cost Mattel-ized MakerBot. Maybe Microsoft will sell a Kinect “printer” one day…

Phillip Torrone

Editor at large – Make magazine. Creative director – Adafruit Industries, contributing editor – Popular Science. Previously: Founded – Hack-a-Day, how-to editor – Engadget, Director of product development – Fallon Worldwide, Technology Director – Braincraft.

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