Adorable 3D Printed Humanoid Robot

Researchers studying bipedalism and human-robot interaction at France’s INRIA have created an affordable 3D printed humanoid robot.
 
Called Poppy, the 33 inch tall robot was designed, printed, and built for about US$11,000. This is around one third of the cost of comparable robots.
 
Most of the budget is spent on complex servo motors. This includes 21 Robotis Dynamixel MX-28s, at $219 each. Additionally, Poppy is powered by a Raspberry Pi, sees with two HD cameras, and balances using an inertial measurement unit.
 
Read more at ENGINEERING.com

General Fabb

Kerry Stevenson, aka "General Fabb" has been writing Fabbaloo posts since he launched the venture in 2007, with an intention to promote and grow the incredible technology of 3D printing across the world. So far, it seems to be working!

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