3-D beyond the multiplex

Special 3-D computer technology, long used in industrial design, is fast becoming imbedded in the general business world. Strap on those glasses, it's going to be a wild ride.

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This motorcycle was made entirely of parts from a 3-D "printer."
Last updated March 20 2009: 5:14 PM ET
These photos can be viewed in 3-D with the help of special glasses that are available in the March 30 issue of FORTUNE (on newsstands now). Individual 3-D glasses also can be purchased from a number of online vendors, including http://www.rainbowsymphonystore.com/3dglasses.html
The same technology that makes images pop off movie screens now helps corporations design models, build objects - even manage employees. More