Researchers discover a new way to identify 3D printed guns

Published October 22, 2018

Global coverage continued on a UB-developed method to track items, including guns, made on 3D printers. A story in Futurity quoted Wenyao Xu, an associate professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, who said: “3D printing has many wonderful uses, but it's also a counterfeiter's dream. Even more concerning, it has the potential to make firearms more readily available to people who are not allowed to possess them.” 

Read the story here.

Stories also were published in Tech Crunch, The WeekNetherlands Hardware, InterestingEngineering.com and Developpez.com.