Inside the Robot Lab - PrinterBot

By eweek  |  Posted 2012-05-28 Print this article Print
Inside the Robot Lab - PrinterBot
The iRobot Create, showing its sand painting mechanism. The engineer who developed this essentially mated a dot-matrix printer mechanism, a bottle of sand, and some special software to the robot. When used for worship, it probably prints something besides
By Wayne Rash

eWEEK's Wayne Rash was invited to a rare visit into the development labs at iRobot in the company's Burlington, Mass., headquarters. While visiting the lab, he got to see the latest in iRobot's technology, and even had the chance to try


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