Tag: 3d printed
People seem to wonder how the whole ModiBot thing works. I get a lot of questions- Why do the materials feel different on different items? Which items are 3d printed? Which are not? Do you print them yourself? Can I print items in this same material? Why do some items run out of stock so quickly? As I am restocking items, I figured I'd do my own unboxing and tell you a bit about how ModiBot utilizes 3d printing to bring you items that normally wouldn't be available. Using 3D print services ModiBot was initially designed and prototyped using 3d printing. I launched the first system parts, which looked very different, on Shapeways.com around October of 2011. I use a combination of...
A fresh new direction As many of you have seen over the past year in my social posts, I have been tinkering with the ExoSkin figure format. The first iteration created a lot of excitement, but after a couple years of playing with it and talking to the community, it was clear that there were some real opportunities for improvement. How could it be better? That question pushed me back to some of the core foundations of the ModiBot build system. It had to offer more, but needed to align and build upon the core values and connector options of the original Mo kit. Its easy too rat-hole with so many opportunities, so I created a short list of broad design...
here is a short blub for testing
ModiBot at Maker Faire New York in 2013- Featuring a rare shot of the 16 inch ModiBot Mo on display as we were starting to set up the booth. This was the first event that we sold Mo kits to the public and was about 2 weeks before we started shipping the first batch of figures. […]
Rhode Island Mini Maker Faire | Celebrate New England DIY Come check out ModiBot this Saturday at RI mini Maker Faire at Foo Fest! We’ll have a demo table for tinkering with the parts and ModiBot Myke 3d printed mini figures for kids to build and decorate. Drop by and say “Hey!”
Help us raise the money for our first production run of Mo figure chassis’ and get some great swag! Click above or go to our Kickstarter page to check it out. (Source: http://www.kickstarter.com/)
ModiBot Moli female Figure Kits @Kickstarter ModiBot Kickstarter Update #4- Announcing the new Moli Modifier: Female figure kits & unlocking the first bonus options- new yellow figure color, and Angel-themed Choose-a-hero accessory kit
We’re at 38% of our funding goal at almost 3 days in. ModiBot Mo on Kickstarter. Pick your favorite color figure color and add your choice of a 3d printed hero accessory sets- starting at $26.
Countdown to ModiBot Kickstarter! Hoping to go live with lots of fun kits on Tuesday Here’s a sneak peek at some of the fun characters available.
I’ll be speaking about ModiBot, the role of Making and guerrilla product development in the current ‘free agent’ economy. Come build some ‘bots at the conference or bring the kids and come see us at Bay Area Maker Faire on May 18th and 19th!