I can’t believe this type of tool is in the works.
Their claim is that this is “The first robotic arm that makes anything, anywhere”
It 3D prints, laser, carves, plots, assembles, picks/places and more on your desktop.
It is built with a simplistic design and an arm that is designed to have the precision and strength to accomplish all those things with a change of it’s tool head. If this comes to pass it looks very promising and could possibly be an easy choice for the next generation of family-room makers.
Machines usually have a hard time being exceptional at one thing if they are doing too many things, but then the smartphone was the exception to that rule. Perhaps this can be as well.
Here is the Maker Arm kick starter link with the information: