3D Printing Technology

 3-D Printed Tensegrity Objects Capable Of Dramatic Shape Change

 3-D Printed Tensegrity Objects Capable Of Dramatic Shape Change

By Josh Brown | Jun 15, 2017 @ 18:25 | A team of researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology has developed a way to use 3-D printers to create tensegrity objects capable of expanding dramatically that could someday be used in applications ranging from space missions to biomedical devices. The new objects use tensegrity, a […]

3D-Printed  Wheeled Robot

3D-Printed Wheeled Robot

Jun 1, 2017 @ 06:30 | BY BYRON SPICE |  A new interactive design tool developed by Carnegie Mellon University’s Robotics Institute enables both novices and experts to build customized legged or wheeled robots using 3D-printed components and off-the-shelf actuators. Using a familiar drag-and-drop interface, individuals can choose from a library of components and place them […]

3D-Printed Soft Four Legged Robot Can Walk on Sand and Stone

3D-Printed Soft Four Legged Robot Can Walk on Sand and Stone

May 17, 2017 @ 06:23 | Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed the first soft Legged robot that is capable of walking on rough surfaces, such as sand and pebbles. The 3D-printed, four-legged robot can climb over obstacles and walk on different terrains. Researchers led by Michael Tolley, a mechanical engineering […]

Virtual Top Hats Allow Swarming Robots to Fly in Tight Formation

Virtual Top Hats Allow Swarming Robots to Fly in Tight Formation

By Jason Maderer | May 16, 2017 @ 06:12 | Georgia Institute of Technology researchers have created a team of free-flying Swarming robots that obeys the two rules of the air: don’t collide or undercut each other. They’ve also built autonomous blimps that recognize hand gestures and detect faces. In the first, five swarm quadcopters zip […]

3D-Printed ‘Bionic Skin’ Could Give Robots the Sense of Touch

3D-Printed ‘Bionic Skin’ Could Give Robots the Sense of Touch

May 11, 2017 @ 17:55| Engineering researchers at the University of Minnesota have developed a revolutionary process for 3D Printed ‘Bionic Skin’ stretchable electronic sensory devices that could give robots the ability to feel their environment. The discovery is also a major step forward in printing electronics on real human skin. The research will be published […]

Making 3-D Printing As Simple As Printing On Paper

Making 3-D Printing As Simple As Printing On Paper

By Rob Matheson| May 9, 2017 @ 04:00| MIT news| Startup’s cloud-based 3-D printing printing on paper system allows for project queuing by multiple users and automated part removal. If you haven’t used a 3-D printer yet, you may be surprised to learn that it isn’t fully automated the way your office’s inkjet is. With paper printers, […]

Brings Robotics to the Construction Site

Brings Robotics to the Construction Site

Apr 25, 2017 @ 16:37| IAAC and TECNALIA has demonstrated the potentials of additive manufacturing technology and robotics in the production of sustainable low-cost Construction Site. On Site Robotics is a collaborative project of IAAC and TECNALIA, which demonstrates the potentials of additive manufacturing technology and robotics in the production of sustainable low-cost buildings that […]