Rodney Brook re-imagines manufacturing with localized production with robotics and 3d printing

Problem: Modern, global manufacturing utilizes low-cost wage labor and mass production seperating the designers & innovators from the fabrication of their products.

Solution: What if innovators had the tools to design, print and assemble their own hardware products?

Technology: Advances in robotics, like Rodney’s Baxter robot, 3D printing, such as Form Labs desktop stereolithography machine, and CAD tools will help individuals make real products.

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