3d printed robotics

Wevolver’s Most Popular Designs Include Amazing 3D Printed Spider Bot & DIY SLS Printer for Under $500

Wevolver is a site we’ve followed continually, gleaning great inspiration from a range of international designers and artists. If you need a quick technological fix or a little pick-me-up just…

Zizzy the Robot Uses 3D Printed Artificial Muscles to Assist Those Lacking Mobility

One area that 3D printing technology and robotics have successfully intertwined with one another is the production of assistive devices. Whether it’s a 3D printed robotic arm that helps with…

Case Western Reserve University Scientists Create “Biohybrid” Robots from Sea Slug Muscles and 3D Printed Parts

If I were to mention cyborg sea slugs, you’d likely assume I was about to tell you about the latest midnight horror film festival I went to, and you’d be…

Pleurobot the 3D Printed Salamander Yields Helpful Data for Researchers Hoping to Help Paraplegics & Amputees

It’s no secret that we often steal the magic of nature for our own purposes, whether that’s literally in taking animals for their fur and other parts, often tragically, or…

Play “Simon Says” and Take a Selfie with Fastest-3D Printed InMoov Robot Ever

From now through the month of May, the Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, New Jersey, will have a special guest taking selfies and playing “Simon Says” with visitors, courtesy…

Printable Hydraulics: MIT Researchers Predict One Day Customized Robots Will Walk Right Out of Your 3D Printer

The use of the 3D printer today is something that most anyone can master. We’ve boiled the technology down so that it can be integrated into elementary, middle, and high…

Dear Scarlett: You are so Beautiful—Especially as a Totally Normal 3D Printed Humanoid!

The glamor of Hollywood—and especially starlets—has forever been enticing. Their beauty and personal stories are fascinating to the world. And while some of us are content with the occasional read in the…

Sub1 Robot Challenges 3D Printed Robot’s Rubik’s Cube Solving Record

It seems like there’s been plenty of news lately from the world of Rubik’s Cube record-breaking robots. Less than one month ago we covered a 3D printed robot, from Jay Flatland…

3D Printed Robotics Company MakerClub is Named One of the Most Creative Businesses in the UK

Brighton-based 3D printed robotics company MakerClub develops educational products and robotics projects that help people learn how to work with electronics and technology and to design and code their own…

8-Year-Old Fire Survivor Safyre Terry Receives 3D Printed Robotic Hand Thanks to UAlbany Students & Faculty

If you’ve had any access to social media over the holiday season, you are probably familiar with the story of Safyre Terry of Schenectady, NY–a young girl who at the…

New 4D Printed Composite Material is Capable of Complex Movements

By using additive manufacturing technology, researchers at the University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering and Clemson University have developed a new hybrid material that is capable of moving independently…

3D Printing, Smart Fridges & Smartphone Cameras: Boring, Boring, Boring!

Dr. Patrick Dixon is finding an awful lot to yawn about lately. And there’s lots more material where that came from, arriving on a daily basis. Concerning the world of…

Meet EDI the 3D Printable Rubber Band Shooting Mech Warrior

It isn’t even remotely a hyperbolic statement to suggest that our future will be entirely defined by robotics. Science fiction may have filled an entire generation’s heads with visions of…

Intel’s Huge 9,000-piece 3D Printed Dancing Spiderbots Gives Michael Jackson a Run for His Money

As robotics and 3D printing converge to a point where some are left jokingly questioning if the two technologies will one day take over the world, Intel appears to be…

The 3D Printed OctaWorm Robot Can Go Where No Other Robot Can

Imagine a collapsed building that has been reduced to a pile of tangled rubble, steel beams and debris. Now try to imagine how many living people may be trapped under…

Brainless’ 3D Printed Battlebots & RoboToons are Run by RoboGuts – Coming Soon to Kickstarter

We’ve said it once and we’ll say it again, 3D printing and robotics continue to converge upon one another at a rapid rate. 3D printing has become a go-to solution…

Smart Hands: Researchers are 3D Printing Lightweight Bionic Prosthetics With Muscle-like Wires

The use of–and the art of developing–prosthetics has a history nearly as old as humanity itself. Obviously, if you’ve never lost a limb or experienced the challenge of trying to…

Plants Offer Inspiration for 3D Printed Porous Material Leading to Modern, Fluid Robotics

Ironically, as robotics may be perceived by some at first glance as suspect, cold and calculating machinery, still futuristic and slightly threatening–its most basic truth is that it’s a technology…

TRINAMIC Motion Control Releases Streamlined TMC2100 Stepper Motor, Embraced by 3D Printing Community

Developers can breathe a small sigh of relief today as they can look forward to easier and much faster redesigns with less stress on deadlines due to a new stepper…

Researchers Create a 3D Printed Robot that Jumps Six Times Its Own Height

Will we one day in the future watch basketball games played by robots? Who needs a Lebron James on their team, when a 3D printed basketball player could jump 42…

Meet Gilbert300, the 3D Printed Arduino-Based Hexapod

Only a few years ago makers needed to build most of their home projects almost entirely from scratch, which could often become cost prohibitive as well as requiring a very steep…

You Can 3D Print Your Own Robotic Gripper!

Every cloud of a failed project has the silver lining on a new idea, right? And it’s good to learn this early. 13-year-old Aidan Leitch, who goes by XYZAidan and…

Bristol Researchers Create Handheld 3D Printed Robots That Assist & Correct Users 

Many of us are incredibly reliant on our electronics to do everything for us. If we could have personal robots brushing our teeth (probably not a stretch) and driving to…

Disney Research Lab Creates 3D Printed Robots that Emulate Animated Characters

As annual passholders to Disney, my family and I spend many weekends there getting more than our money’s worth of fun–as well as deep inspiration. While I lumber in the…