Basically, microscale 3D printing the same way a popup book creates a three-dimensional shape.

The Harvard Monolithic Bee is a millimeter-scale flapping wing robotic insect produced using Printed Circuit MEMS (PC-MEMS) techniques. This video describes the manufacturing process, including pop-up book inspired assembly.

[via Ponoko]

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    John Baichtal

    John Baichtal

    My interests include writing, electronics, RPGs, scifi, hackers & hackerspaces, 3D printing, building sets & toys. @johnbaichtal nerdage.net


    • http://gravatar.com/dewan2 dewan2

      Sell me a kit!

    • http://gravatar.com/namssorg namssorg

      What software are you using to show the CAD animations? They look great.