"How do you improve upon 3D printers with multiple color heads? Members of the makerspace Artisan's Asylum have built what they're calling a 'microfactory' - a self-contained machine that etches circuitry, mills, and 3d-prints multi-color objects.
One might think the last thing the world needs is for The Great Old Ones to rise from their near-death sleep deep in the Pacific ocean, and begin again their reign over Earth. Actually, the last thing the world needs is another Arduino clone.
When presented with a vintage Empisal Knitmaster knitting machine, members of the TOG Dublin Hackerspace worked together to not only bring it back from the dead but to also add some custom hardware that allows for computer generated patterns.
LIMBERboard is an atmel based, flexible, stretchable, programmable microcontroller board embracing open source design. Ideal for makers of all kinds, LIMBERboard is particularly suited for the growing wearable technology space.