3D printed sundial displays the time digitally

While most sundials simply cast a line to indicate the hour, Julien Coyne has invented a digital sundial - when light passes through the 3D printed frame, it displays the shapes of numbers. The sundial's shape is so complex that 3D printing is the only easy way for it to be manufactured.

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