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A Simple Guide for Manufacturers on When to Choose a Robot

A Simple Guide for Manufacturers on When to Choose a Robot | Smart devices and technology solutions | Scoop.it
When considering automation, the first thing that many people will imagine is a robot. As a result, many of us who work in the design of automated systems find that we receive a lot of questions about robots, some of which suggest an inaccurate understand

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Can A Thousand Tiny Swarming Robots Outsmart Nature? | Deep Look

How does a group of animals -- or cells, for that matter -- work together when no one’s in charge? Tiny swarming robots--called Kilobots--work together to ta...

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Grasshopper for Mac

Grasshopper for Mac | Smart devices and technology solutions | Scoop.it
It does exist...
A very early version of Grasshopper for Mac is available in the RhinoWIP for testing and feedback.
Users of Rhino 5 for Mac have acce…
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#1: Seven Emerging Technologies That Will Change the World Forever

#1: Seven Emerging Technologies That Will Change the World Forever | Smart devices and technology solutions | Scoop.it
According to IEET readers, what were the most stimulating stories of 2015? This month we’re answering that question by posting a countdown of the top 30 articles published this year on our blog (out of more than 1,000), based on how many total hits each one received.The following piece was first published here on September 29, 2015,  and is the #1 most viewed of the year.
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Material that could revolutionize memory storage is magnetic, but not as we know it

Material that could revolutionize memory storage is magnetic, but not as we know it | Smart devices and technology solutions | Scoop.it
Working with a new magnetic insulator material with unusual atomic properties, scientists at Stanford University have observed electrical conduction in a non-conductive material that may lead to superior magnetic memory devices.
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Flight Assembled Architecture/Architectures volantes

FRAC Centre Orléans 02.12.2011-19.02.2012 A project by Gramazio & Kohler and Raffaello d'Andrea in cooperation with ETH Zurich
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The Increasingly Crowded Unicorn Club In One Infographic

The Increasingly Crowded Unicorn Club In One Infographic | Smart devices and technology solutions | Scoop.it
Visualizing the rise of today's unicorn companies since 2011. Things are getting crowded in the once-exclusive unicorn club.

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Clarence | MSRE, LEED GA's curator insight, November 6, 2015 5:21 PM

Is it possible that the growing number of private unicorns could come to head and result in another tech bubble, albeit perhaps not as severe as the last one?  These unicorns have $1 billion+ valuations, but often don't have the revenues to support these valuations.  This infographic makes for an interesting discussion on the possibility of collapsing unicorns, especially if capital flows eventually slow down. 

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How Moo Is Redesigning Business Cards For The Digital Age

How Moo Is Redesigning Business Cards For The Digital Age | Smart devices and technology solutions | Scoop.it
Moo's Business Card+ is embedded with an NFC chip so you can share your contacts or portfolio by simply tapping a smartphone.
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Makerarm-The first robotic arm that makes anything, anywhere

Makerarm-The first robotic arm that makes anything, anywhere | Smart devices and technology solutions | Scoop.it
A complete digital fabrication system for makers everywhere: 3D print, laser, carve, plot, assemble, pick/place + more on your desktop!

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Lars Stalling's curator insight, October 7, 2015 7:07 AM

Wow! Impressive! If the arm can do all this with high precision, it'd be a killer machine!

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XTREEE - Large scale additive fabrication for architecture

XtreeE is a company dedicated to the diverse aspects of the integration of advanced digital processes in architectural conception and construction. Its activities…

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The Next Generation Of Solar Panels May Be Inspired By Ancient Japanese Papercraft

The Next Generation Of Solar Panels May Be Inspired By Ancient Japanese Papercraft | Smart devices and technology solutions | Scoop.it
A new innovation in solar technology is inspired by the Japanese art of paper cutting, kirigami.

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Clarence | MSRE, LEED GA's curator insight, September 13, 2015 1:18 AM

These innovative curved solar panels would be more efficient at tracking and absorbing the sun during different parts of the day than traditional panels. 

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Numato Opsis: FPGA-based open video platform

Numato Opsis: FPGA-based open video platform | Smart devices and technology solutions | Scoop.it
An open platform for recording, routing, and manipulating HDMI and DisplayPort video signals.

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Microsoft’s MobileFusion Brings 3D Scanning to Ordinary Smartphones

Microsoft’s MobileFusion Brings 3D Scanning to Ordinary Smartphones | Smart devices and technology solutions | Scoop.it
Microsoft Research has published the results of its MobileFusion app, which turns an ordinary smartphone into a 3D scanner.

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MIT's Mediated Matter Group Unveils Transparent Glass 3D Printer - SolidSmack

MIT's Mediated Matter Group Unveils Transparent Glass 3D Printer - SolidSmack | Smart devices and technology solutions | Scoop.it
When it comes to some of the more unusual advancements in additive manufacturing techniques – including a shelter crafted from silk worms – MIT’s Mediated Matter Group takes the cake....
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With $100M In Funding, Carbon3D Will Make 3D Manufacturing A Reality

With $100M In Funding, Carbon3D Will Make 3D Manufacturing A Reality | Smart devices and technology solutions | Scoop.it
Carbon3D, a startup building 3D printers for manufacturers, has pulled in $100 million in new funding to move 3D printing out of the prototyping phase and..
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Ehang 184 drone could carry you away one day

Ehang 184 drone could carry you away one day | Smart devices and technology solutions | Scoop.it
As might be expected, there are a lot of drones on display this week at CES. Almost all of them have one thing in common, however: people can't ride in them. We say "almost all," as there is one exception. Ehang's 184 AAV (Autonomous Aerial Vehicle) is designed to carry a single human passenger.
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Facebook makes the hardware it uses for AI open-source

Facebook makes the hardware it uses for AI open-source | Smart devices and technology solutions | Scoop.it
You might not think of it often, but behind the scenes Facebook uses a lot of artificial intelligence. The company leans heavy on AI, using machine learning to...
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Researchers have written quantum code on a silicon chip for the first time

Researchers have written quantum code on a silicon chip for the first time | Smart devices and technology solutions | Scoop.it
For the first time, Australian engineers have demonstrated that they can write and manipulate the quantum version of computer code on a silicon microchip. This was done by entangling two quantum bits with the highest accuracy ever recorded , and it...
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The North Face Prototypes a Parka Produced From Synthetic Spider Silk

The North Face Prototypes a Parka Produced From Synthetic Spider Silk | Smart devices and technology solutions | Scoop.it
In partnership with biomaterials company Spiber, high-performance and sustainable synthetic spider silk materials have been created.
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ghPython - New component and parallel modules

ghPython - New component and parallel modules | Smart devices and technology solutions | Scoop.it
Just in time for Christmas... ghPython 0.6.0.3 was released this week and it has two new features that I'm really excited about. Download ghPython... A little background David Rutten was visiting t...
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Low-Cost, Arduino-Compatible Drawing Robot - All

Low-Cost, Arduino-Compatible Drawing Robot - All | Smart devices and technology solutions | Scoop.it
I designed this project for a 10-hour workshop for ChickTech.org whose goal is to introduce teenage women to STEM topics. The goals for this project were: Easy to build. Easy to program. Did something interesting. Low-cost so participants could take it home and continue to learn.With those goals in mind, here were a couple of the design choices: Arduino compatible for ease of programming. 4xAA battery power for cost and availability. Stepper motors for accurate motion. 3D Printed for ease of cus

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7Bot: a $350 Robotic Arm that can See, Think and Learn!

7Bot: a $350 Robotic Arm that can See, Think and Learn! | Smart devices and technology solutions | Scoop.it
The world's first $350 robotic arm with computer vision and state of the art AI. Replicate your motion precisely without coding!

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Ionut Anton's curator insight, September 19, 2015 9:15 AM

7bot - small scale robotic arm

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Starting with Johnny-Five on the BeagleBone - MORPHOCODE

Starting with Johnny-Five on the BeagleBone - MORPHOCODE | Smart devices and technology solutions | Scoop.it
In this tutorial, we will see how to use the JavaScript Framework Johnny-Five to control a BeagleBone board.
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Conductive Graphene Filament

Conductive Graphene Filament | Smart devices and technology solutions | Scoop.it
Black Magic 3D deals in 3d printing materials and supplies. We offer a wide range of materials at competitive prices.

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Monitor Fire and Temperature Using SAMI, Open-Source IoT Hardware and Android

Monitor Fire and Temperature Using SAMI, Open-Source IoT Hardware and Android | Smart devices and technology solutions | Scoop.it
In this article we will build a remote monitoring system using SAMI, off-the-shelf sensors, Arduino UNO, Raspberry Pi, and an Android application. Using our ...

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Metal foams could provide lightweight radiation shielding

Metal foams could provide lightweight radiation shielding | Smart devices and technology solutions | Scoop.it
A North Carolina State University team is developing a new lightweight shielding based on foam metals that can block X-rays, gamma rays, and neutron radiation, as well as withstanding high-energy impact collisions.
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