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Germany: Robochop! This robotic arm carves the 3D objects of your dreams!01:16

Germany: Robochop! This robotic arm carves the 3D objects of your dreams!

Germany, Hanover
March 16, 2015 at 14:57 GMT +00:00 · Published

Robochop, an interactive robotic installation that allows Internet users to design and produce the exact object they want, was presented at CeBit by KUKA, a German manufacturer of industrial robots and solutions for factory automation, in Hanover, Monday.

The industrial robotic arm, which is more commonly used to manufacture cars, can be controlled online to design a sculpture that's then carved from high-density foam cubes. The produced objects would then be mailed to their designers upon completion.

Four robots displayed at CeBit, the world’s largest international tech trade expo, will complete up to 2,000 objects designed by Internet users and visitors at the fair.

CeBit is expected to attract 850,000 visitors this year, and it counts with the participation of around 3,300 companies from 70 different countries.

Germany: Robochop! This robotic arm carves the 3D objects of your dreams!01:16
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Robochop, an interactive robotic installation that allows Internet users to design and produce the exact object they want, was presented at CeBit by KUKA, a German manufacturer of industrial robots and solutions for factory automation, in Hanover, Monday.

The industrial robotic arm, which is more commonly used to manufacture cars, can be controlled online to design a sculpture that's then carved from high-density foam cubes. The produced objects would then be mailed to their designers upon completion.

Four robots displayed at CeBit, the world’s largest international tech trade expo, will complete up to 2,000 objects designed by Internet users and visitors at the fair.

CeBit is expected to attract 850,000 visitors this year, and it counts with the participation of around 3,300 companies from 70 different countries.

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