Robot Tattoo Artist Is Terrifying [Video]

Some engineers like to explore what’s possible rather than what’s necessary or desirable. That seems to be the case with Autodesk’s automated tattoo artist robot. The actual tattooing part is relatively simple: the real challenge is accurately scanning the three-dimensional bodypart so it can ink the image on a curved surface.

World’s First Tattoo by Industrial Robot from Pier 9 on Vimeo.

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