3-D printed robotic ants – the Future?


Our future workforce: Hand-sized 3D-printed robotic ants
[Via Raw Story]

3D-printed robotic ants: The future workforce? Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com – @BednarChuck Drawing inspiration from the cooperative behavior displayed by ants at work, a German firm has developed 3D-printed versions of the highly organized insects that can collaborate on tasks. With their new line …


The video it pretty amazing. They are still kind of large – about each size of a hand. But some awesome stuff can be done with lots of independent actors all printed out.