The snowboarding industry has struggled for years to develop snap-on snowboard bindings that don't negatively affect performance. Burton Snowboards will be releasing their new Step-On binding next fall, priced at between $250 and $400 and said to finally meet the goal of saving time without sacrificing performance. Developing the product was no short-term task; the company has been researching and working on it for more than four years. It may have been even longer than that, however, if Burton hadn't relied on 3D printing to prototype the designs. Read more at