Siemens’ Spider Robots Could Disrupt the Construction Industry

The new line of spider-like robots currently being designed and tested at a Princeton, New Jersey research facility owned by German engineering giant Siemens AG work together to achieve the goal of large scale 3-D Printing. Essentially autonomous 3D-printing devices with legs, the spiders are currently limited to producing polylactic acid but could, in theory, accommodate other 3D printing-friendly materials such as plastic, nylon, epoxy, silver, titanium, or steel. Read more.