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Collection of amazing things. Often in connection with Arduino, Raspberry Pi or similar open source hardware.
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A record player that plays slices of wood. Modified record player, wood, sleeves. 2011 Thanks to: Pro-ject Audio, Karla Spiluttini, Ivo Francx, Rohol www.traubeck.com UPDATE: Years…
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Light Wave

Game installation by Joe McKay at LIU university Brooklyn Campus.

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/via http://blog.makezine.com/2013/04/08/light-wave-playing-with-light/

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Insert Coin finalist: Make a Play Arduino-powered puppet show hands-on (video)

Insert Coin finalist: Make a Play Arduino-powered puppet show hands-on (video) | The Amazing Things | Scoop.it
Puppet shows and tech rarely ever mix so succinctly: Insert Coin finalist Gal Sasson has taken the ages-old art form and put it on a motorized stage
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Toa Mata Band Episode1

This video is about an electronic band of toys-robot that play some tiny music instruments drived by Arduino Uno and Clavia Nordbeat, a MIDI sequencer app fo...
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Handwriting suck? Build a machine to do it for you

Handwriting suck? Build a machine to do it for you | The Amazing Things | Scoop.it
Children of the information age are doomed to have the worst handwriting just for lack of use if nothing more. But some students at Olin College harnessed technology to find a solution to that problem.
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EN - craftcamera

Craft Camera, appareil photo numérique simplifié en Do It Yourself.
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X-Labs Monster Tesla Plays Mario Theme

This was the first run of the USF X-Labs tesla at full power (220v into the pre-charger). The run took place directly behind the ENB building on campus.Every...
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Space invaders played on a 16×2 character display

Space invaders played on a 16×2 character display | The Amazing Things | Scoop.it
This Space Invaders game does more with less. [Rjk79] managed to make a video game using a two-line character display. The game consists of a wave of invaders on the top line, with the defender cannon on the bottom.
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Cubepix Demo Test - by Xavi's Lab

Cubepix by Xavi's Lab Xavi's Lab, the Special Projects division of Glassworks Barcelona, have created some pretty cool stuff but this time they have surpassed…
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Simple RC car for beginners (Android control via Bluetooth)

Simple RC car for beginners (Android control via Bluetooth) | The Amazing Things | Scoop.it

This is a simple project of Android Bluetooth Car with Bluetooth control. This project is open source and multiplatform: Arduino (Processing), STM32, MSP430, PIC, AVR, FEZ Panda II (.NET Micro Framework) and may be even В Raspberry Pi.


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Leah Buechley: How to “sketch” with electronics | Video on TED.com

TED Talks Designing electronics is generally cumbersome and expensive -- or was, until Leah Buechley and her team at MIT developed tools to treat electronics just like paper and pen.
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Hello Little Printer, available 2012

Little Printer lives in your home, bringing you news, puzzles and gossip from your friends. Use your smartphone to set up subscriptions and Little Printer will gather…
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Raspberry Pi-Powered Pinball Machine

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Young Maker Mark Balbridge constructed his own full-functioning pinball machine using a Raspberry Pi as the brains.
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UDOO: Android Linux Arduino in a tiny single-board computer

UDOO takes your DIY projects to the next level and it’s a powerful tool for education and creativity.
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Barista Bot

The Barista Bots, created for General Electric for SXSW 2013 for the #BrilliantBrew campaign. Created in collaboration by Hypersonic, Rock Paper Robot, Jamie Zigelbaum,…
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I want to see a shop full of people making stupid faces for their coffee.

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Lego paper plane folding machine V2.0

Fully automated paper plane folding machine, even got its own compressor. The video speed is about three times faster the normal. It is 150cm long and 40cm w...
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"Heads Down" Display for Bicycles

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So far the coolest thing I've seen at SXSW has been this clever early-stage prototype from our own Matt Richardson. It's a "dynamic bike headlight" which can project your speed (and other useful in...
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Super Mega Mega Toaster

Do you want to wake up and have a fun breakfast. The Image toaster will search the internet for images related to the days date and will toast it on your bread This…
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LEGONARDO

LEGONARDO is a portrayer robot, heir of 18th Century Swiss drawing automata. It can draw portraits with his own unique style. More at http://robotics.benedet...
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How To RGB 8x8x8 LED CUBE - The CODE!

Parts List and more information: http://www.kevindarrah.com/ Code Link: http://www.kevindarrah.com/download/arduino_code/RGB_CubeV7_cleanup.ino Demo Video: h...

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Crazyflie Nano Quadcopter pre-release video

Now available at http://www.seeedstudio.com/depot/bitcraze-m-64.html Showing off some features, flight characteristics and hacks of the Crazyflie Nano Quadco...
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via http://www.seeedstudio.com/depot/preorder-crazyflie-nano-quadcopter-kit-6dof-with-crazyradio-bccfk01a-p-1364.html?cPath=170_172

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Lovely Lego Ball Clock

Lovely Lego Ball Clock | The Amazing Things | Scoop.it
Jason Allemann, who created these Lego mazes last year, built this beautiful and elegant Lego ball clock. The video shows how the rail system works with one ball being hauled up the chain every min...
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Hands-On With the Next Generation Kinect: PrimeSense Capri - IEEE Spectrum

Hands-On With the Next Generation Kinect: PrimeSense Capri - IEEE Spectrum | The Amazing Things | Scoop.it
The new Kinect sensor: It's smaller, it's slightly cheaper, but is it better?
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Stuffing an NES into an FPGA

Stuffing an NES into an FPGA | The Amazing Things | Scoop.it
When the developer of the µTorrent torrent client and the ScummVM  LucasArts adventure game interpreter gets bored, something cool is bound to happen.
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