Meet the 7Bot: a 6-axis robotic arm for inventors and educators. It has an all aluminum body and 6 degrees of freedom, allowing you to develop all kinds of fun robotic solutions. You get a Vacuum Cup Gripper and Two-Finger Gripper to put this robot to use. The 7Bot Arm is modeled after an industrial robot and can be used for a wide variety of tasks.
The above videos show you what you can do with such a robotic arm. More information is available on Kickstarter.