6 Robots Launching on Kickstarter


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LittleArm Big Arduino Robot Arm

LittleArm Big is a 3D-printed desktop robot arm, based on Arduino, for hobbyists and education at all levels. Users can move the joints of the Big simply by using the sliders in the GUI, and there's an Android app. It also has some have speech capabilities, responding to commands such as "Up," "down," "rotate base,"

Slant, the company behind LittleArm Big, had a very modest goal of just $3,000. It's already raised $7,073 with three weeks left in the campaign.

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