3D-Printed Robot Crawls Like A Real Spider [Video]
The T8 by Robugtix has 26 servo motors for incredibly life-like movement.
We have seen interesting 3D-printed stuff before like these platform shoes with an iPhone case and this open source prosthetic hand, but this 3D-printed robotic spider by Robugtix™ is as freakishly cool as robotic creepy-crawlies go.
The T8 is a bio-inspired 3D-printed octopod robot that can mimic the movements of a real spider. Its movements are courtesy of the Bigfoot™ Inverse Kinematics Engine, which uses complex calculations to control multi-legged robots. The robotic spider uses 26 servo motors and can be pre-programmed with movements or controlled in real-time with a wireless Robugtix™ Controller.