India’s first 3D printed robot has recently been introduced to the crowds at IIT TechFest 2015 in Mumbai.
Manav was unveiled by Diwakar Vaish, Head of Robotics and Research at the A-SET Training & Research Institutes in New Delhi.
The humanoid robot made of 3D printed plastic is about 2 feet (61 cm) tall, weighs 2 kg and is powered by 21 servos. It can perform activities like push-ups, headstands and plays football as demonstrated in the following video:
Manav is equipped with two cameras as eyes and had placed two headphones in its ears. It is priced between $ 2,400 and $ 4,000 (€ 2.000 and € 3.400) and will be an ideal object for Indian researchers to further explore robotics.