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Adidas Adds Automated Weaving Robot to Shoe 3D Printing Tech

With footwear, 3D printing has been making some serious headway, as numerous brands experiment with 3D printed orthotics and midsoles. In its report, “3D-Printed Footwear 2020-2030, an Analysis of the…

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Boston Dynamics Dog Gets 3D Printed Robot Replica — And It’s Open Source

We’ve seen 3D printed robots that are capable of completing a multitude of tasks, from tattooing a person’s arm and ringing a gong to vacuuming, building houses, and mowing the lawn….

Researchers Recreate Hopping Disney/Pixar Lamp with 3D Printed Actuator

3D printing has previously been employed to create passive mechanisms and machines, as well as the actuators used to make them go. According to a new paper, titled “A Miniature…

Slovak Republic: New Printhead for 3D Printing & Recycling Using Robot Arms

In ‘Design of the 3D Printhead with Extruder for the Implementation of 3D Printing from Plastic and Recycling by Industrial Robot,’ authors Martin Pollák, Jakub Kaščak, Monika Telišková, and Jozef…

Mechanical Engineer Makes 95% 3D Printed Autonomous Robotic Lawn Mower

While I do know how to mow my lawn, that’s a job my husband normally takes care of. We like to divide and conquer when it comes to household chores…

3D Printed Robot Mimics Human Emotions

What do you think of when you hear the word “robot?” You probably don’t think of emotions. Human beings are described as robotic if they lack emotion. Robotic and human…

Robot Builds IKEA Furniture Using 3D Camera, Grippers, and Force Sensors

The wonder that is IKEA has brought us many delights over the years – beautifully decorated showrooms, those tasty Swedish meatballs, and mostly easy to build furniture that, if not itself 3D…

How Much Will The University Tuition Be For My Robot Love Child?

What will the future bring us? Will technology save or damn us? In the past antidotes to techno-optimism could readily be found in Aldous Huxley and George Orwell. Decades ago…

Build Your Own Full-Size 3D Printed Autonomous Support and Positive Inspiration Robot

We always enjoy the interesting 3D printed robots that John Choi, founder of advanced robotics startup Choitek and Carnegie Mellon University Computer Science and Arts major, posts about on his website, and the…

BADGER Project Develops a 3D Printing, Tunneling Underground Robot

As tunneling creatures go, badgers are some of the oddest-looking, but they’re also pretty cute, in their way. The European Union is a big fan of badgers, it seems, or…

Inexpensive Robot with Open Source, 3D Printed Components Cracks a Safe in 30 Minutes at Hacker Convention

While the 3D printed, PIN-protected door lock by HPI looks cool, I’m pretty sure that a determined thief would find a way to get past it. The 3D printed, heavy…

Stanford University Creates Soft Robot That Grows Like a Vine

Stanford University is home to some of the most advanced research and respected scientists in the world, and what’s especially impressive about the work coming out of the university is…

Prodways Group Introduces New Rapid Additive Forging Metal 3D Printing Technology to 3D Print Large Titanium Aeronautical Parts

French 3D printer manufacturer Prodways Group, a very successful subsidiary of Groupe Gorgé that went public on the European stock exchange in May, has made a big announcement that could…

DCL Researchers’ New 3D Printing Software Used to Design Voxel Chair 3D Printed with a Continuous Line of Material

Whenever we hear about a new project from researchers and students at the Bartlett School of Architecture in London, we know it’s going to be something unique and interesting, like a…

OhmniLabs Tells Us About the Development of the 3D Printed Ohmni Robot

Will robots replace human interaction? That’s a big, scary question that has been the subject of much science fiction and speculation about the future. Robot development company OhmniLabs isn’t interested…

NASA’s PUFFER Microbot Has 3D Printed Wheels to Climb Up Martian Slopes

The rovers that could be used to explore the moon, or other planets in our galaxy, are increasingly being designed and built using 3D printing technology, like Part Time Scientists’ Audi-sponsored…

3D Printing for Mourners: Chinese Funeral Home Turns to 3D Technologies to Reconstruct Faces of the Deceased for Open Casket Funerals

Some people find the mourning process for the death of a loved one to be even more difficult if the deceased does not have an open casket funeral. This can…

Duke University Students Use 3D Printing to Create Robotic Vehicle, Designed to Keep Police Officers and Civilians Safe

I, like probably most American drivers, have been pulled over by the cops a time or two. They were fairly minor incidents: speeding, and once for a burned out headlight….

EOS Sponsors Research Project Bringing Together Additive Manufacturing and Robotics

The award-winning industrial additive manufacturing solutions company EOS e-Manufacturing Solutions is undoubtedly a global leader in the world of 3D printing, with its innovative MeltPool Solution and a recently announced metal 3D…

3D Printer Review: HyVision Cubicon Style

There are a few things that I always tell newcomers to 3D printing. There’s no such thing as an out-of-the box printer. A 3D printer isn’t an appliance like a toaster…

DIY Human Sized Robot with 3D Printed Grippers is Designed to Fulfill Your Needs

Today, as I was picking up the 400th piece of something left somewhere by one my children, I wished for a robot that could help me around the house. I…

Introducing the All (Mostly) New 3D Printed Robot in a Can!

It doesn’t promise to taste great or to be less filling, but Attiny Canbot sure is cute. This project springs from the mind of Thingiverse contributor Maxmillian Kern, who goes…

This Incredible 3D Printed Robotic Lamp Follows Objects As They Move

The future of 3D printing will undoubtedly play a major role in the development of robotic devices. The custom aspects that the technology provides make it a perfect fit for…

15-Year-Old 3D Prints Incredible Robot Capable of Picking Up and Moving Objects on Demand

Over the past year or so, we have covered stories involving the 3D printing of dozens of different robots. Robotics and 3D printing seem to go together like peanut butter…