Rapid Prototyping System Mixes 3D-Printing And LEGO [Pics]
FaBrickation is a research project that aims to save time by replacing smaller parts with Lego bricks.
FaBrickation is a research project by the Human-Computer Interaction group at the Hasso Plattner Institut in Germany. The fast prototyping system aims to save 3D printing time by replacing smaller parts with Lego bricks. This method results in hybrid forms that combine 3D-printed and Lego parts.
FaBrickation is a new approach to rapid prototyping of functional objects, such as the body of a head-mounted display. Users would mark the lens mounts as “high-resolution” to indicate that these should be 3D printed at a later time and instructions are generated for creating everything else from Lego bricks.