Israeli Engineer 3D Prints Versatile Hexapod Robot named „Billy“

It’s really amazing how creative people are getting in combining the near infinite manufacturing capabilities that 3D printing has to offer with the DIY open-source physical computing platform, Arduino, which is based on a simple microcontroller board. Forgetting the fact that Arduino themselves will be entering the 3D printing space with their own printer shortly, the two technologies combined can provide an amazing toolset for some pretty amazing do-it-yourself electronics projects.
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3D printed hexapod robot

Billy, the blue beetle is a proof-of-concept 3D printed hexapod robot. After 20 days of rapid prototyping it can already walk and climb obstacles.
(Quelle und weitere Infos: Youtube)

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