What should we say to the antimodernist hysteria that has been blazing for centuries, now that it alleges that the human being would like to “become like God”? And if the answer were that, according to basic Christian doctrine, God wanted to become human, should anyone be surprised then that humans’ certainty of their distinguished provenance from a maker leads them to want to become a second machine?SLOTERDIJK, After God
Korean AM Service GLUCK mass produces realistic humanoids – Davide Sher, 3D Printing Media Network, April 19, 2022
They are coming. The realistic humanoid robots from popular movies and TV series may be close than you think thanks to 3D printing. GLUCK, a South Korean 3D printing and 3D design service provider, has mass produced several ultra-realistic robots using its fleet of large format Cubicon SLA 3D printers (which is now located at the Wico3D Printers 3D printing automation factory in Seoul. The humanoids were created for an installation at local designer eyewear brand Gentle Monster’s Nudayk Store in Hanam. The mechatronic artwork is meant to simulate a robotic assembly line.
All the parts for the humanoid robots were 3D printed using large format SLA technology, with extremely photorealistic surface finishing. A urethane coating was also applied to ensure the durability of the photopolymeric 3D printed parts. The GLUCK tam, which prides itself in continuously improving the capabilities of their SLA systems, applied a very high resolution texture to replicate even the skin pores on the face of each humanoid robot. Getting a perfectly realistic skin color took extensive post-processing work… [+]