3D printed walking robot expresses human-like movement and moods

3D printed walking robot expresses human-like movement and moods

A robotics designer has created a 3D printed walking robot that mimics human gait and can express distinct moods, from confidence to depression, via it’s body language. From healthcare to retail sales, construction to children’s toys , 3D printed robots are set to become a daily presence in our lives. Yet even when they are helping us in the most humane ways possible—the humanoid bots deployed in elderly care facilities, for example—today’s robots are still distinctly non- human in their looks, movements and interactions, and can therefore create fear or discomfort amongst the very people they are meant to […]

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