An article in TechCrunch (3.29.13) sums up the infantile state of 3D printing nicely,
At this point 3D printing still needs more than just a lower cost of entry. It needs an ecosystem. It needs a retail marketplace where designers can sell professional-level designs rather than just giving them away on Thingiverse. 3D printing needs local retailers and repair shops. It needs to make inroads into lower educational institutions (lower prices will help there). But 3D printing needs to get here. After all, it’s the future.
The original Gartner report also mentions kiosks or print-shop-style services. Looks like those kids at UC Berkeley are ahead of the curve!