Thirty years may seem long to many of us, especially given the rapid cycles in the technology world. However, the road to revolution is never straightforward. Missing components, mistaken formulas, and sometimes simple lack of vision or imagination. After the development of CT, MRI is the next biggest industrial mover in radiology. It took MRI 30 years to mature for widespread medical use, is this the decade, year, or month for 3D printing to take off in healthcare? Where does the medical imaging community stand?