Gulf Coast Robotics Sports 2 October 2009
July 11th was the second Gulf Coast Robot Sports event at the Robot MarketPlace in Bradenton, FL. Fifteen robots showed up for a chance at one of the prizes, totaling over $150.
The sudden demand for an item — such as finger spinners — that can’t be produced fast enough by conventional means highlights the beauty of a 3D printer. The printing of finger spinners also shows that people are willing to pay a premium for instant gratification.