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BQ Unveils a 3D Printable Robot That Has Dance Moves Like Michael Jackson

We’ve all wanted to be able to dance like the late Michael Jackson. His patented moves will continue to be looked at as almost god-like for generations to come. Unfortunately…

3D Printed Robots Will Become Hospital and Museum Workers in Lincolnshire, UK, According to Doctor

You would think that, given the prevalence of robots with humanoid form in popular culture–particularly in literature and film–we humans prefer that our robots resemble us. That’s probably not the…

The Pi Tank – 3D Printed Open Source Smartphone Controlled Raspberry Pi Robot

It’s really amazing to see all of the unique ways people have been utilizing 3D printing in their lives. We are finally beginning to see trends emerge within the desktop…

South African Company 3D Prints Full-Sized Fully Articulated 5 1/2 Foot Robotic Woman

When I think about the potential that 3D printing has in making a difference just about anywhere in the world, Thingiverse is a website that I believe will have its…

High School Teacher Creates Drogerdy, the 3D Printed Raspberry Pi Controlled Tank Bot

Raspberry Pi and 3D printing seem to go together like peanut butter and raspberry jelly. There are so many different possibilities that inventors and innovators can come up with when…

Meet ‘Eddie’ the 3D Printed Balance Bot

3D printing and robotics are two fields that continue to converge on a daily basis. We are constantly seeing new ideas and open source projects emerge based on robotic devices…

InMoov Explorer: Wheel-Mounted 3D Printed Robot Virtually Takes Hospitalized Children to the Zoo

“I want to go to the zoo!” How many times have we all heard, or said, that? Especially kids; going to the zoo is one of those magical memories that…

Israeli Engineer Creates ‘Charlie’, His Second 3D Printed Robotic Insect — Plans Crowdfunding Campaign

Robotics and 3D printing seem to be on a path of convergence. This can be seen in two different ways. On one hand, 3D printers are being used to customize…

Soccer Playing, 3D Printed MANAV Robot Debuts at IIT Mumbai TechFest

MANAV, which the developers say is India’s first 3D printed humanoid robot, was launched at IIT Mumbai TechFest recently. Built by the A-SET Training & Research Institute in New Delhi, the…

High School Student Designs and 3D Prints Extremely Detailed 2 Foot Tall Robotic Sculpture

We have seen 3D printing and robotics go hand in hand quite a bit lately. Whether it is the 3D printing of robotic parts, or robots that do the actual…

OSU Student Reinvents The Wheel: Robotic 3D printed transforming wheel

Carter Hurd has been building robots since he was in middle school. His experience and passion for tinkering with and building out complete electronic devices has only grown, and he…

DyRoS, the 3D Printed Humanoid Robot, Presented at ‘Humanoids 2014’

He’s upright. He’s functional. He even dances. This is the humanoid robot design, also known as DyRoS, produced through CNC machining after using the invaluable process of 3D design and…

Man Designs and 3D Prints an Incredible Robotic Parrot That Moves Like a Real Bird

We’ve seen it before, and we will certainly see it again. Robotics and 3D printing continue to converge on many different levels. Whether it is the robotic movements of 3D…

3D Printed Surgical Robot Designed to Perform Less Risky Surgery on Patients With Epilepsy

3D printing and robotics once prove a compatible and, potentially, a profoundly life-altering duo. The brainchild of Vanderbilt University engineering graduate student David Comber and mechanical engineering Associate Professor Eric…

3D Printed Zortrax Dancing Robots Tip Their Hats to KUKA

Moving in a synchronized ballet of 3D printed parts, Zortrax brings their flagship product to market with a real showstopper: their own 3D printed robots. Catering to designers and engineers, they…

Italian Researchers Develop “Plantoid” Robot With 3D Printed Trunk and Root-Like Sensors

Despite the reality of contemporary robotics, humans seem to persist in imagining a future that is at least semi-populated with mechanized, anthropomorphic “beings.” The Sci-Fi genre certainly reflects our greatest…

Pi-Top Finalizes 3D Printed Laptop Design, Announces World’s Smallest Raspberry Pi Robot & Indiegogo Campaign

Around the middle of last month we covered what may be one of the coolest combinations of 3D printing and Raspberry Pi yet, the Pi-Top. The Pi-Top is Raspberry Pi-enabled…

Israeli Engineer 3D Prints Versatile Hexapod Robot named ‘Billy’

It’s really amazing how creative people are getting in combining the near infinite manufacturing capabilities that 3D printing has to offer with the DIY open-source physical computing platform, Arduino, which…

High School Robotics Club Creates 3D Printed Exoskeleton For Kids with Cerebral Palsy

When I sit down and think of where humanity is going, I see a world afflicted by wars, religious intolerance, and political unrest. There are terrible things going on all…

Amazing Self-balancing 3D Printed Raspberry Pi Robot

As of late, there has been quite an interesting intersection between 3D printing and the Raspberry Pi, credit card-sized single-board computer. When the two are combined, the number of applicable…

Qualcomm’s 3D Printed Micro Rover Controlled by Smartphones

In 1985, seven friends sat down together to talk about ways in which they could create quality communication systems. Since then, the company they formed has opened offices in more…

3D Printed Robotic Finger Takes Advantage of The Tinder Dating App System

Prior to meeting my beautiful fiance I tested the waters of the online dating scene, as I was relatively new in town and wanted to meet some new faces, get…

Droidles – 3D Printed Mini Robots Seek Funding On Indiegogo

In April 1975, Gary Dahl came up with an idea for the perfect pet: A rock. The advertising exec reasoned that it was the perfect pet because it didn’t take…

Details Emerge About Intel’s 3D Printed Robot ‘Jimmy’

If I was to tell you five years ago, that by 2015 you will be able to print a robot out on a printer, you would probably have thought I was insane….