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The Halo-like soldier up top and the suspension assembly beneath it--featuring stiff cross-members combined with flexible rubber wheels and even plastic springs--all came out of the same Connex RP machine, which can work two different materials simultaneously. Gerald Berberian of Objet Geometries runs their technology down:
(Note: The first word in "Objet Geometries" is pronounced "ob-jett" as in airplane, not "objay" as in objet d'art. Now you can correct someone at that holiday cocktail party filled with engineers.)
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