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01/28/2013 11:57 am ET Updated Mar 30, 2013

A Pez Dispenser Of Your Own Face? It's Coming!

3D printing is one of the most intriguing advances in personal technology, partly because the possibilities are just being discovered. We've heard about 3D-printed meat, and 3D-printed clothing, and now, a third exciting use case has arisen: A 3D-printed pez dispenser topper of your own face.

Dezeen (via Dvice) has the story of Hot Pop Factory, a Canadian agency who figured out a way, using the Xbox Kinect sensor and a 3D printer, to create Pez toppers based on specific employees' faces. The Kinect sensor was used to scan in accurate models of human heads, and the 3D printer was used to -- well, print out the toppers that could snap onto the top of a Pez dispenser. Behold:

3d print pez

This could be you!

pez heads

You can read the whole story at Dezeen, or at Hot Pop Factory's website. Now if you'll excuse me: I've always wanted to eat a sugar pellet vomited out of a 3D simulacrum of my own face.