Please watch the video. In the Discussion Board comment on these issues and questions:
- How might this technology, and break-through technology advances in general, accelerate or, in other ways, affect globalization? What concerns might there be?
- What implications might this technology have, if fully developed and cost-effective, for location economies (relative to manufacturing), product development and FDI (current and future)?
- What items in the income statement or balance sheet of an engineering and / or manufacturing company would likely be affected if this technology were to be widely adopted in their industry?