Robots can now 3D Print their own tools on the SPOT!

This Robot is fully equipped to be a mini-3D-Printer! The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich has developed a robot that can print itself any part it needs (within reason) whenever it needs it! For example, if the robot needs a flathead screwdriver instead of a phillips, it is completely capable of doing so.

So what’s next on the agenda? Programming it to think for itself about what part it needs…

Check out the full article (and video!) here!

Image Credit – ETH Zurich

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