For all the Easter enthusiasts in the world a new gadget has appeared on the play field: the Egg-bot, developed by the site Evil Mad Science. It can print on pretty much any spherical surface and comes as a “build it yourself” kit. According to the homepage the release was a success and there is already a wait time for the next batch of robots.
This construction is however based on one built in 1990 by motion artist Bruce Shapiro who uses stepper motors in practically all his creations. On his page, The Art of Motion, he displays his work that range from sand printers to digital anemones. Many of the kinetic sculptures can be seen on film directly on the page.