Building a Robotic Bee With MEMS 3D Printing

3D Printing & Imaging Robotics
Building a Robotic Bee With MEMS 3D Printing
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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]

4 thoughts on “Building a Robotic Bee With MEMS 3D Printing

  1. dewan2 says:

    Sell me a kit!

  2. namssorg says:

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

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