handibot: a smartphone controlled portable CNC mill
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jul 02, 2013
handibot: a smartphone controlled portable CNC mill


handibot smartphone controlled portable CNC
all images courtesy shopbot

 

 

if you’re familiar with industrial CNC (computer numerically controlled) equipment, you’ll be happy to know that durham-based manufacturer shopbot have developed the ‘handibot‘, a portable smartphone-controlled 3-axis CNC for cutting, drilling, carving and other machining operations. equipped with uniquely designed app-driven software, the digitally-handled mill is developed specifically for portable devices such as tablets and smartphones, enabling a one button ‘start’ feature for efficiently setting up job site tasks and workshop projects. in addition, the smart tool allows one to register clever jigs and systems across much larger work surfaces.

 

for more information on the ‘handibot’, check out the kickstarter campaign here.

 

 

handibot demonstration
video courtesy shopbottools

 

 

the portable smartphone-controlled 3-axis CNC can be used for cutting, drilling, carving and other machining operations

 

 

equipped with app-driven software, the digitally-handled mill is developed for devices such as tablets and smartphones

 

 

the smart tool allows one to register clever jigs and systems across much larger work surfaces

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