The Technium extends beyond shiny hardware to include culture, art, social...– Kevin Kelly, “What Technology Wants”
I’ve be meaning to film this for a while but anyway here’s some footage of the rough scaled down rig I made to test the code and the motors. It’s a pretty DIY jig but the main thing is it works. All four motors run almost simultaneously to move the rig (the nut) to any point in and X,Y,Z range.
FLIGHT ASSEMBLED ARCHITECTURE Gramazio and Kohler’s new installation Flight Assembled Architecture. A series of flying robots pick up and somewhat accurately place polystyrene bricks to form a growing tower. From the looks of it their position is determined by cameras on the ceiling rather than an inbuilt positioning system. I’m looking forward to the details of how this project...