RoboFold Creates Furniture
Robots have been assembling car parts for years, so it seems only logical when designer Gregory Epps began studying robotics to be able to devise one that could create furniture. RoboFold is a multi-ton arm that twists 200 lb. sheets of steel in a way that would probably be impossible by a human. Designers use Rhino CAD to pick their shapes and the bot does his origami thing.
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Posted by Sheila Franklin at June 26, 2012 11:53 AM