Beyond Roomba – iRobot looks to 3D printing

Robotics manufacturer iRobot recently filed a patent application for a 3D printer design. Like other consumer-level 3D printers, it uses fused filament fabrication (FFF), similar to Stratasys' fused deposition modeling technology (see the May 7, 2012 LRMJ). The 3D printer design incorporates six-axi...

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