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HHS and MSF Japan have partnered up to create the first 3D printed UAV drone to re-create maps in forgotten places for MissingMaps.org
LOCUS in collaboration with MSF Japan have created the first 3D printed surveillance drone to re-create maps in forgotten places for MissingMaps.org
LOCUS in collaboration with MSF Japan have created the first 3D printed surveillance drone to re-create maps in forgotten places for MissingMaps.org
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Proof of Concept

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Functional Prototype

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Design Prototype

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Production Prototype

Appearance, function, and manufacturing methods match the final product.

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Risks and challenges

Locus is an ongoing project that is still under construction. Now we need your help to continue prototyping and get closer to our final goal; creating and sharing the first 3D printed surveillance drone to anyone anywhere.

Prototyping is necessary to evaluate the drone's design and overall efficiency, unfortunately, this comes with high costs. Locus resulted from a student project and to assure its continuation, funds are necessary to produce the best version yet to come of Locus.

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    Locus Flight Cadet

    Gratitude e-mail, including a photo of the team!

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    Locus Flight Officer

    All of the above + Personalised member certificate with your name! Sent by email, to print in A4 and hang with pride.

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    Locus Flight Insignia

    All of the above + Invitation to LOCUS' grand opening at THUAS EXPO. Taking place the 7th-9th of April 2017 at The Hague University of Applied Sciences. Locus will be showcased among other Industrial design products. Join us on our special day!

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    Locus Commander

    All of the above + 2x Locus key chain. Small 3D-printed version of the drone to carry around.

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    Locus Captain

    All of the above + stylish Locus t-shirt designed by the team. 100% cotton, sizes available: XS, S, M, L and XL.

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    Major General Locus Skyfinder

    All of the above + A miniature 3d-printed model of Locus perfect for your desk. Includes desk decor support, size 1:32.

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    Grand Admiral of the Skies

    All of the above + Spend one full day with the team. Experience how our day looks, where Locus was created and our environment. Online option available too.

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