New economic boat of Poppy (+ video)
The next chelovekopodobry boat – Poppy is created. It possesses flexible, but the strong case. Poppy was created by a French team of engineers of Inria Flowers Lab. For its creation used electronics and small motors, and extremities of a boat printed on 3D the printer.
The boat is quite steady in the course of movement. Founders tried very better to make boat weight to use the motor of small capacity. "Body" of a boat was written from polyamide on technology laser agglomeration.
Materials for creation of a boat will manage wishing in 10250 dollars or 7500 euros taking into account electronics and so forth. Other boats of this kind cost about 12000 dale – Nao from Aldebaran or Darwin-OP. The sizes of a boat 84х25х10 see. It weighs 3,5 kg.
Developers plan to let out ON for Poppy boat according to the open license. According to engineers, 75 % of the project are ready, the 1st copies already are at a beta testing stage. On a site Poppy Project it is possible to get access to SAPR-faylam.