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HELIOBOT is an autonomous solar-powered machine for digital manufacturing, on-site. A sun-tracking system is used to focus solar rays and produce thermal energy to heat, burn, and cut materials. The robot has freedom to move in two axes and operate over the material with almost no size limitations, just powered by the sun.

(2010)

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Machine logic interaciong with Heliobot (foldable-joints models):
HB_Foldable_model_02
HB_Joins_02

Heliobot v2.2 nine motors omnidirectional movement:
HB_Robot

Lens comfiguration:
HB_Lens_comfiguration

Combining tipologies foldable+joins:
HB_Combining_tipologies

Scenario imagining a form:
HB_Scenario

Developed by:
Felipe Pecegueiro (Portugal)
Jorge Orozco (Mexico)
Kfir Gluzberg (Canada)

Tutored by:
Marta Malé-Alemany / Research & Development director
Cesar Cazares / Research & Development assistant

With consultants:
Victor Viña / Electronics

Context:
Digital Tectonics ‘FABBOTS 1.0’ Research & Development Studio
Master in Advanced Architecture, IAAC (Barcelona, Spain)

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