This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Great Geek Gifts in the Technabob Shop!Get Technabob Daily: Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob

PocketPrinter Robot: Reamba

by Lambert Varias

Portable printers are nothing new, but they’re usually as wide as A4 sheets. Because obviously they have to accommodate paper right? ZUta Labs looked at the problem differently. The most important part of a printer is the part that prints, i.e. the print head. So they took that part out of a traditional printer and made it fit on your paper instead of the other way around.

pocket-printerzoom in

ZUta Labs’ PocketPrinter is a small robot that’s meant to go on top of the paper you want to print on.  It uses omnidirectional wheels to navigate on paper, a small ink cartridge and a battery that lasts up to one hour per charge. You can send a file to be printed from your desktop computer, but Zuta Labs is also working on mobile apps so that you can wirelessly queue files from your mobile devices.

There are significant tradeoffs to its size though. The PocketPrinter’s pace is a glacial 1.2 pages per minute. Also, the lone ink cartridge means you can only print in grayscale. ZUta Labs is planning to make a full color model in the future.

Command-P a browser window and pledge at least $180 (USD) on Kickstarter by May 10 to get a PocketPrinter as a reward.

Hot Deals in the Technabob Shop:
No items found.

Comments are closed for posts older than 90 days.

More from Awesomer Media...

theawesomer logo
Pokémon Invasion KOMBOS Modular Keyboard Jim Beam Double Oak Leave it to the Movers 95octane logo
Review: 2016 Lexus GX 460 Roborace DevBot Self-driving Race Car Test Mule Breaks Cover Jaguar D-Type Sets British Car Record at Auction Nissan and Lucasfilm Tie up for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story mightymega logo
Hot Toys Star Wars Stormtrooper Finn 1/6 Scale Action Figure Star Trek Cake Has a Phaser, Tricorder and Communicator Return of the Caped Crusaders Brings Back 1960s Batman Funko DC Comics Pop! Heroes Zebra and Bullseye Batman Vinyl Figure Set