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Intel demoed Jimmy, a smartphone with legs, their latest robot, customized and created from their new open source 3D printed robot kit at the Code Conference this week.This exciting announcement is a profound and inspiring move to increase participation in the robotics space.Intel is selling kits of the internal electronic and mechanical components (yet to be cost effectively 3D Printed), and they are offering the 3D printable hardware designs free online.Any Shapie, or individual with access to a 3D Printer will be able to print their own robot and have access to their social robotics platform to customize its form and function as they please.The kits will start at around $1,600 and Intel hopes to get number below $1,000 by 2019.

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