Meet the uArm: a miniature industrial robot arm you can install on your desk to have lots of fun. uArm is an Arduino-powered desktop 4-axis parallel-mechanism robot arm. It is made of laser cut acrylic or wood parts. What’s neat about it is you can customize the robot by adding your own components. For instance, you can add a LED to make a computer-controlled desk lamp. Your robot can play music, move, and even hand over business cards.
uArm can currently be controlled with a Windows application using a mouse or a keyboard. It could be Android and iOS compatible in the very near future. The developers have written an Arduino library specifically for controlling the uArm. This awesome robot is currently getting funded on Kickstarter.