Thomas Watson, the Chairman of International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM), predicted in 1943 that there would be “maybe 5 computers in the world”.

It’s hard to predict if a technology is disruptive. Here we look at the adoption curve for 3D printing to see if we can gain any insight.

Is 3D Printing Disruptive Technology?

3D Printing infographic

H/T Visual Capitalist

Infographic source: Farnell