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Imagine a world where everything you buy on the Internet can be 3D printed instantly in your home – no more waiting for a parcel to arrive or delayed shipping. It’s all just instant and straightforward. Now, combine that with the fact that we’re all at some point going to have our own personal “iRobot” assistant. As 3D printing gets ever more advanced, maybe a reality where we’ll be able to order and have our iRobot 3D printed instantly at home is not too far away.

Believe it or not, there are actually people already working on this at this very moment, maybe not the advanced “walking around” iRobots, but the kind that could very well be upgraded over and over again. That way, over time, we would eventually be able to have our iRobot 3D printed without having to put it together ourselves. That is exactly what you will have to do now if you want to take advantage of Gael Langevin‘s open source project.

The project, called InMoov, seems to be aimed towards a faster development of android robots in our society. There are a lot of innovators, labs and individuals in the world working on their own upright, walking robot. However, when it comes to speed and progress, nothing has been as effective as open source communities. Through this project, you can download the blueprints for the latest parts of this quite impressive robot and constantly upgrade it. You might need a few more parts like Arduino boards, servos, a power supply and of course a few rolls of wire to connect it all. But that should be the fun part, right?

It is by all means a quite an impressive project and one that can totally reinvent the android robot industry. Having your own 3D printed iRobot is of course something that a lot of people would be interested in. However, the technical know-how required might at this very moment be a little bit too high in order for just anyone to start putting this thing together. It will be interesting to keep an eye on this project to see how it progresses. Comparing it to more funded projects is also something that I think will benefit the 3D printed communities out there. (Blueprints for the parts to be 3D printed can be downloaded from Thingiverse.)

InMoov 3D Printed Android iRobot

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Via: [Technabob]

 
 
 
 
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Author: Richard Darell

Richard Darell is the founder and CEO of Bit Rebels, a multifaceted online news outlet that reports daily on the latest developments in technology, social media, design and everything geek. Today this media entity welcomes more than 2.5 million unique visitors per month and is considered the go to place for people in constant motion. As an Internet entrepreneur, he is dedicated to constantly trying to develop new ways to bring content faster and closer to the end user in a more streamlined way. His excitement for statistics has allowed him to further develop systems that continuously produce accurate and fast-paced analytics to better optimize the approach by which Bit Rebels presents news and content. His graphic design background has proven to be an important tool when designing new systems and features for Bit Rebels since the development of solid and stable code depends entirely on their structure and implemented procedures. Richard currently resides in Stockholm, Sweden and directs the Bit Rebels offices in both Stockholm and Atlanta. You can reach Richard at richard@bitrebels.com

3 Comments

Beckie

February 3rd, 2013

Wait….what??? But how??? Sounds very interesting & something a lot of people will like.

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Eddy

February 3rd, 2013

Download a virus… Print a killing machine straight into their house…
>;)~
Hollywood, You are welcome.

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Hayden

July 8th, 2013

Howdy! Someone in my Facebook group shared this website with
us so I came to take a look. I’m definitely enjoying the information. I’m
bookmarking and will be tweeting this to my followers! Great blog and
wonderful design.

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