The 3-D printing industry continues to see major breakthroughs, but the technology has only scratched the surface with consumers. Will we ever reach the point when most homes can print up a new part for the car or a toy for the kid?

That was the topic addressed by experts at CE Week in New York City. Motley Fool analyst Rex Moore was there, and spoke with CNET executive editor Paul Sloan, who moderated the panel "Bringing 3D Printing to Consumers."

In this segment, Sloan talks about the areas investors can consider beyond printer makers such as 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) and Stratasys (NASDAQ:SSYS).

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