Open Source Design Lets Anyone Create A Cheap 3D Printed Robot
French artist Gael Langevin is building ‘InMoov,’ a humanoid robot, and posting the plans online for anyone else to create it for under $1,000.
French artist Gael Langevin is building an open source life-size robot that people can 3D print at home. ‘InMoov‘ is a humanoid robot and it’s individual parts can all be printed using an inexpensive machine.
As Langevin completes each section of the robot, he posts the designs on Thingiverse for anyone else to create their own identical robot for under $1,000 with ABS plastic, Arduino boards, and motors. He also has an online log with instructions for building the robot.
CNN reports that InMoov is a work-in-progress, which Langevin has been developing in his spare time. It currently has a head, arms, hands, and a torso. He told them: