3D printed self-balancing scooter is German students’ attempt to ‘think additively’

3D printed self-balancing scooter is German students' attempt to 'think additively'

Students from the University of Applied Sciences Ravensburg-Weingarten in Germany have designed a first-of-its-kind 3D printed self-balancing scooter. The project is being supported by Stratasys, whose Fortus 900mc 3D printer was used for the larger components. Stroll down the street in any major city today and you’ll see groups of tourists riding Segways—self-balancing, single-person vehicles that look as silly as they do futuristic. Though less common, you’ve probably also seen a few “hoverboards” propelling brave riders down busy streets. No, these aren’t like the floating skateboards used by Marty McFly in Back to the Future , but are more […]

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