[rp-ml] Fab@Home

From: John Jolly (jollyjohnd@gmail.com)
Date: Wed Jan 10 2007 - 08:09:55 EET


I just heard about this Fab@Home build it yourself kit that apparently will
sell for $2400.

"We think it's a similar story to computers," he explains. "Mainframes had
existed for years, but personal computing only took off in the late
seventies." A cheap self-assembly computer called the Altair 8800, launched
in 1975, sparked the rapid development of personal computing, he notes: "We
hope Fab@Home can do the same for rapid prototyping." - From NewScientist

The New Scientist article also mentions the RepRap by Adrian Bowyer.

Here's to the ever increasing field of RP/RM and ease of innovation!


This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.7 : Tue Jan 01 2008 - 18:12:58 EET