Poppy Ergo Jr: How to build an open source and open hardware 3D printed robot for education


Poppy ergo Jr is open source 3D printed robot developped by Inria laboratory in Bordeaux, France.

This robot "Ergor Jr" was developped following an first initiative that was to create a humanoid 3D printed robot called Poppy in 2012. This robot was built with the open source and open hardware spirit.

Let's go back to Poppy ergo jr. Poppy ergo jr was developed to introduce STEM education to the students.

It includes for less than $400 :

  • A couple dynamixel motors than can track the motor position, temperature, torque and more.

  • 3D design for the plastic parts that allows you 3D print the differents parts with a 3D printer