Robots

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Keeping it Safe
3D Printed “Sentinel” Robot Keeps Police and Civilians Safe in Traffic Stops

Students from Duke University have designed a robot, called Sentinel, to help police officers perform traffic stops and keep everyone safe.

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Researchers Develop Stretchable Elastomers for 3D Printing

Researchers in additive manufacturing materials have developed a group of extremely stretchy, UV-curable, and 3D printable elastomers.

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Different Strokes
Robot Picasso is a Broken 3D Printer that Turns Photos into Art

Launched on Kickstarter as part of the Make 100 campaign, Robot Picasso is a modified 3D printer which converts pictures into cubist art.

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RAMLAB Opens 3D Printing Laboratory for Maritime Industry

In a world first for the maritime industry, new RAMLAB additive manufacturing lab will feature Wire Arc Additive Manufacturing (WAAM) robots.

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Dtto is a 3D Printed, Self-Configurable Modular Robot

Intended for "search & rescue" missions and sporting a 3D printed body and an Arduino heart, modular robot Dtto wins the Hackaday Prize 2016.

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NYU Building Star Trek Holodeck with 3D Printing & More

NYU receives $2.9 million grant from the National Science Foundation to bring technology similar to the holodeck from Star Trek into reality.

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Rise of the Machines
Artificially Intelligent 3D Printer Creates “Daedalus Pavilion”

Ai Build showcases Daedalus Pavilion at the GPU Technology Conference in Amsterdam, a 3D printed structure built by intelligent robots.

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Kengoro the Robot ‘Sweats’ Thanks to 3D Printing

Japanese researchers came up with a way to cool down a humanoid robot named Kengoro -- allowing it to sweat out of its 3D printed "bones".

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Programmable Viscoelastic Materials: Robots with 3D Printed Skin Can Absorb Shock

MIT has developed "Programmable Viscoelastic Materials" which can be 3D printed to make soft skins and work as shock absorbers.

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TCM Robot Therapist Could Help out Physicians

A new robot therapist could be perfect for you and your needs as she'll never get tired of massaging listening to you.

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Robot Overlords
Pleurobot is 3D Printed Robot that Walks & Swims like a Salamander

Scientists have invented the Pleurobot, a 3D printed robot that mimics the way salamanders walk and swim with unprecedented detail.

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Siemens Spider-Bots 3D Print Together

Siemens spider-like robots, equipped with 3D printing technology, have been developed which work together to construct complex structures.

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3D Cocooner Spins Shapes Inspired by Nature

New innovation in 3D printing takes inspiration from nature; 3D Cocooner copies spiders and caterpillars to spin threads into complex shapes.

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Fukushima Reactor Meltdown Site Explored by 3D Printed Robot

Four years after the Fukushima Reactor meltdown, TEPCO is sending a smartphone-carrying 3D printed robot to survey the damage.

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Robotics
YuMi, The Robot That Handles Macarons With 3D Printed Grippers

Robots delicate enough to handle macarons and Kinder Surprise Eggs? This assembly-line android from Materialise has your back.