One machine to have them all
Do you need a hand?
Team membersFrancesco Marchetto - Enrico Dalla Croce - Matteo Possamai
The versatile Right Arm allows various different manipulations through a single tool. The robotic arm can change the tool on its tip and read instructions from your favourite 3D CAD program to sculpt or build in any material your heart desires.
Hobbies such as woodworking, welding and 3d sculpting are inaccessible since the tools needed are specialized, costly and cumbersome; we aim to change this.
Solution target group
The target of the project are hobbyists, manual workers and artisans.
It is no longer necessary to buy several tools to complete a job thanks to this flexible all in one tool which can incorporate different processes.
Solution tweet textHave you ever wanted a table saw, a drill press, a laser cutter, a welding machine, a 3d printer... But lack the space or money for them? Check this out!
Right Arm is unique because it changes your way of thinking about your work. It's the machine which adapts to you and your needs. Instead of you having to move your piece between several machines you can focus on your creativity.
The machine can be programmed to fit every situation, and incorporate functions of an array of different power tools. It is designed to be completely independent, even being able to swap autonomously between different utensils.
The robot is perfect for hobbyists but can also be useful to small companies and small manufacturers.
It doesn't have to be used for heavy duty, for example a jeweler could use it as a high precision machine.
The first step would be to make a more accessible and practical interface for the robot, to allow people with different skill sets to use it.
Secondly an open universal mounting mechanism should be created, so different companies could provide all types of tools.
Solution team work
We have known each others for so long, and we are used to working as a team.
We had a pleasant experience cooperating and we are looking forward to doing it again.
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