Build your own 3D printed walking or wheeled robot with new Carnegie Mellon design tool

Build your own 3D printed walking or wheeled robot with new Carnegie Mellon design tool

Tech wizards at Carnegie Mellon University’s Robotics Institute have developed an interactive design tool that allows roboticists of any ability to build customized legged or wheeled robots using 3D printed components and off-the-shelf actuators. It’s a pretty well-known fact that “build a robot” is on everyone’s bucket list. From C-3PO to theT-800, robots have proven themselves as both loyal friends and handy pieces of hardware. Given the evidence, why wouldn’t you want one? Unfortunately, most people don’t know how to build a robot. Even since the dawn of consumer 3D printing, the task of putting together a functional bot […]

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