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Doomed penguin offered second chance by 3D printer

Doomed penguin offered second chance by 3D printer | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.uk Doomed penguin offered second chance by 3D printer Telegraph.co.uk “We had gone to the zoo to see if they could use any of our 3D technology, and didn't know anything about the bird at first,” Bartek Jarkiewicz, from the firm MTT...
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3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech
Covering the use of 3D design, printing and virtual worlds in education, but also lots of other geeky-cool school stuff, 3D or not.
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Reported Drone Flying Violations Up 46%

Reported Drone Flying Violations Up 46% | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Reports of  drone safety violations continued to increase during 2016. There were 1,274 reports from February through September last year, compared with 87
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C'mon, folks...the sky's big enough for all of us! ;)

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NMC K-12 Horizon Report: Check It Out! 

NMC K-12 Horizon Report: Check It Out!  | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
2016 Horizon Report and Digital Toolkit
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Woo hoo! I'll be on the Expert Panel for the 2017 NMC K-12 Horizon Report! 

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Robotics Researchers Discovered A Better Way For Insects To Walk

Robotics Researchers Discovered A Better Way For Insects To Walk | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
A popular approach to designing robots that can navigate a world built for living creatures is to simply copy Mother Nature's designs. But while tryin
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Concept Companion Robot In Action - Geeky Gadgets

Concept Companion Robot In Action - Geeky Gadgets | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
The cute Panasonic proof of concept companion robot unveiled at the beginning of this year is capable of navigating around your desktop with these and
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Can a Drone Clear the Table?

You spent all night cooking and dinner is over and now you just want to sit back on the couch and watch some Netflix. Well fear not. Just strap a drone o
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Call me when one can do the dishes. ;)

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'Bee drone' could soon pollinate the Earth's plants

'Bee drone' could soon pollinate the Earth's plants | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
A student at SCAD has unveiled a device that could one day take the place of bees. Called 'Plan Bee', the 'bee drone' stores pollen in its body and releases it later for cross-pollination.
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So does it sting too?? ;)

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Top 30 Robots Trends in February

Top 30 Robots Trends in February | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
february 2017 robots - The February 2017 robots trends show the value that robotics manufacturers are placing on education. Though robots might be more immediatel
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We're doing this month by month now? ;)

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Microsoft HoloLens review

Microsoft HoloLens review | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Hands on : Could Apple beat Microsoft HoloLens to its own punch?
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I'm staying with the Samsung Gear VR for now. ;)

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Camera-Equipped Robot Vacuums

Camera-Equipped Robot Vacuums | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
vacuum device - The majority of robot vacuums on the market are focused on a rather hands-off approach, but the ‘Complete Sweep’ robotic vacuum devic
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Yes, but are the cameras 360-degree?? ;)

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TechNewsWorld: All Tech - All The Time

TechNewsWorld: All Tech - All The Time | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
The most important technology news, developments and trends with insightful analysis and commentary. Coverage includes hardware, software, networking, wireless computing, personal technology, security and cutting-edge technology from the business world to the consumer world.
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This Robot Barista Makes a Dang Good Latte 

Cafe X’s robotic baristas could be the future of java jolts. The company’s robot-staffed kiosks sling precision-made espresso drinks starting at $2.25
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But can it spell my name wrong on my cup?? ;)

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The Next Big Blue-Collar Job Is Coding

The Next Big Blue-Collar Job Is Coding | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
What if we regarded code not as a high-stakes, sexy affair, but the equivalent of skilled work at a Chrysler plant?
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Virtual reality could help diagnose schizophrenia

Virtual reality could help diagnose schizophrenia | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Researchers from the University of Exeter compared volunteers' movements with those of schizophrenia sufferers to help stop any similarities and potentially provide an early diagnosis.
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What can't VR do?? ;)

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The top virtual reality devices to go and buy now

The top virtual reality devices to go and buy now | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
The Oculus Rift, PlayStation VR, Samsung Gear VR and the HTC Vive have taken the virtual reality medium into the mainstream. For the uninitiated, VR is an immersive experience in which your head movements are tracked in a three-dimensional world, making it ideally suited to games and movies. While VR was a non-starter back in…
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Samsung's Gear VR made the list! 

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This drone knows Yoga!

This drone knows Yoga! | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
While drones can fly, I've realized that they're quite a nuisance when they aren't flying. Their complex schematic and aerodynamic shape occupy a lot of space,
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United Parcel Service tests drone deliveries

United Parcel Service tests drone deliveries | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
United Parcel Service tests drone deliveries, eyes future price changes
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How quickly can something get through China Customs?? ;)

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Power company uses flame-spewing drone to burn rubbish

Power company uses flame-spewing drone to burn rubbish | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
A Chinese power company is using flame-spewing drones to burn rubbish off high-voltage wires. This stunning footage capture the remote-controlled flame-throwers in action.
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Interesting story from here in China.

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AR glasses are vision aid for the blind

OxSigh is testing augmented reality glasses to help the visually-impaired recognize and navigate objects in their environment. Think of it as a hearing aid
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Oculus Rift review

Oculus Rift review | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Oculus Rift was excellent to begin with but it's even better now that it has proper motion controllers and room-scale support.
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Lovin' the Samsung Gear VR! 

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Who killed PC audio, and will soundcards ever be a thing again?

Who killed PC audio, and will soundcards ever be a thing again? | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Creative Lab's Ryan Schlieper drops by and talks all things PC audio with the Full Nerd crew
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The Full Nerd guys are at it again. ;)

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Flying Rideshare Drones

Flying Rideshare Drones | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
passenger drone - The future of transportation is theorized by many to be in the sky, which is something that the ‘Sky2Go’ passenger drone aims to sho
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Might take some extra horsepower to get me airborne. ;)

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Soccer-Playing Robots Kickstarter Project

Soccer-Playing Robots Kickstarter Project | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
playing robot - Robotics technology is permeating the toy industry at an accelerated rate, so the ‘WiSoccero’ soccer-playing robots come as a grea
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MIT Technology Review

MIT Technology Review | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
The mission of MIT Technology Review is to equip its audiences with the intelligence to understand a world shaped by technology.
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Could ski resorts start using drones to stop avalanches?

Could ski resorts start using drones to stop avalanches? | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
An American company has come up with an innovative approach to avalanche safety – dropping explosives from remote-controlled aerial drones. This could reduce the risks faced by patrol teams in resorts, it says.
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Are drones cool or what?? 

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US team unveils flying robot bat

US team unveils flying robot bat | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Researchers in the US have developed a robotic bat with soft, articulated wings that can mimic the key flight mechanisms of biological bats. Bat Bot (B2), developed by a team led by researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Caltech, could have applications where flapping-winged robots are required to operate in tight quarters […]
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Just what we needed! ;)

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