Pop-up ‘origami’ microrobotic ‘Monolithic Bee’ is amazing. Uses laser-cut 18 layer laminate of varying materials to create the body, actuators and assembly scaffold that cunningly folds the dragonfly-like robot into shape with the use of tiny printed hinges.
Monthly Archives: November 2013
Using self-assembly principles to enable 3D printers to create structures that assemble themselves.
Skylar Tibbits: The emergence of “4D printing” – YouTube.
The Photon Laser 3D Scanner is a new startup project founded by Adam Brandejs and Drew Cox.
3D printer from 40 Raspberry PIs with camera modules see to make a pretty good quality cheap (~£1800) 3D scanner.
The printer required to do this costs $10000 today.