Turn your desk into a mini factory
January 22, 2014, 20:30:46 CET | Colin

Have you ever wanted to run your own factory?

uArm is an 4-axis parallel-mechanism, Arduino powered robotic arm developed by uFactory and funded on KickStarter.

uArm cannot really be compared with an industrial robotic arm, but it can be a lot of fun, use it to hold a light over your desk, pass you a pen, write down your documents, play against you at chess and even assemble or disassemble items of your choice; the possibilities are only limited by your imagination.

The robotic arm is controlled through a Windows application, however Android and iOS apps are currently under development. The arm comes in either acrylic or wood with a gripper for around $185 in a DIY kit. Optionally if you want it pre-built, you can buy it for $279.

uFactory have said that the design is inspired by the industrial-strength ABB PalletPack robot arm and it is strong enough to lift up and relocate a full can of soda.

The campaign is to be completed in May and the project will be released open-sourced with the design files and software.
Share this article:
share article on facebook share article on twitter share article on google+ share article on tumblr share article on blogger share article on reddit

Send us your articles and web-novels!
comments powered by Disqus
Most popular

Recently Viewed:

Turn your desk into a mini factory

Have you ever wanted to run your own factory? uArm is an 4-axis parallel-mechanism, Ardui...

Royal Birth: Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to bab...

The announcement also said Catherine and the baby are "doing well." The daughter of the roya...

Peterborough United F.C. manager Darren Ferguson lea...

Darren Ferguson resigned yesterday as the manager of Peterborough United Football Club. His ...

Astronomer Anthony Boccaletti discusses observation ...

Tuesday, July 7, 2020  In March, a study conducted by astronomer Anthony Boccaletti and oth...

NVidia Tegra K1, a new leap in GPU performance

An announcement has stated a new processor that is destined for mobile devices will offer be...

Reviews | Technology | Projects & Tuning | Events | Racing
Business & Technology
Business & Economy | Mobile | Internet & Media | Security & Privacy | Gadgets & Tech | Software
Health, Food & Fitness | Fashion | Gardening | DIY | Homes
Accidents | Crime | Culture | Finance | Politics
Science & Environment
Wildlife | Green | Space
Accidents | Crime | Culture | Finance | Politics
Copyright & Privacy | Site Roadmap | Sitemap | Contact
Web Development @ OverHertz Ltd