29 Nov '16, 12am

The In-Situ Fabricator is an autonomous #construction worker that can learn on the job

The In-Situ Fabricator is an autonomous #construction worker that can learn on the job

In-situ Fabricator, a bricklaying robot able to act autonomously and learn on the job. According to Matthias Kohler, contributing researcher at Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, the In-situ is “the first machine that can actually go on construction sites and build non-standard designs, meaning designs which can vary and adapt to the local conditions directly in the building site.” If In-Situ Fabricator and machines like it can be mass produced at an affordable price, this robotic technology could result in a disruptive paradigm shift in the construction industry.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/the-in-situ-fabricator-is-an-autonom...

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