Are there robots Open Source? Authors of the project PLEN2 decided to prove that, yes.
Developers have created a special kit that allows you to assemble your own humanoid machine. Without the help of expert documentation confusing and complex tools.
Need only a screwdriver, 3D-printer and some free time.
The set PLEN2 have all the necessary electronics. Three-dimensional printing will help to create the body and some mechanical parts. Schemes are available in the public domain.
The basic design is easy to change. Nobody forbids to give the unique features of the new product.
What happens in the end? Small “humanoid” capable of repeating the movement of people to carry light objects and even dance. Expand the list of tricks is simple – by programming.
For enthusiasts and teaching children the basics of robotics – the real thing.
Pre-orders are accepted on Kickstarter. Issue price – US $ 499 (for the base version).
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