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Photos: Robots at IROS 2012 | Robohub

Photos: Robots at IROS 2012 | Robohub | Heron | Scoop.it

Researchers from ETH Zurich showed a robot capable of robotic body extension. By melting adhesives such as hot glue, the robot can additively fabricate and assemble tools, and integrate them into its own body. (L. Brodbeck, F. Iida: Enhanced Robotic Body Extension with Modular Units, IROS 2012).


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Robot with “morals” makes surprisingly deadly decisions - Yahoo News UK

Robot with “morals” makes surprisingly deadly decisions - Yahoo News UK | Heron | Scoop.it
Yahoo News UK Robot with “morals” makes surprisingly deadly decisions Yahoo News UK Anyone excited by the idea of stepping into a driverless car should read the results of a somewhat alarming experiment at Bristol's University of the West of...
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MIT's Robot Cheetah Brings Judgment Day One Step Closer (WATCH)

Robotic technology is advancing quickly - so quickly, in fact, that it could run you over. Researchers at MIT have developed a robot cheetah that can run entirely on its own, without any cables...
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2013 Falcon F7 Official Commercial - YouTube

2013 Falcon F7 Official Commercial - YouTube | Heron | Scoop.it
Falcon Motorsports http://www.falconf7.com Directed and Edited by MICHAEL B. CHAIT http://www.michaelbchait.com Produced by ANDRE LAROCHE / DAN WONSCH / ART ...
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CNC Routing Basics: Toolpaths and Feeds 'n Speeds

CNC Routing Basics: Toolpaths and Feeds 'n Speeds | Heron | Scoop.it
Getting started with CNC routing can be a little difficult and the variety of parameters and steps can be overwhelming. Here's an overview to get you started.
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Which electric car should you buy?

Which electric car should you buy? | Heron | Scoop.it
Buying a car is hard. As a self-identified car nut, trust me, I know — and it gets even harder if you're trying to buy an all-electric vehicle. Tesla's Model S gets the overwhelming majority of the attention, but it turns out there are a lot of...
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Let’s get Physical! New physical computing animation | Raspberry Pi

Let’s get Physical! New physical computing animation | Raspberry Pi | Heron | Scoop.it

Look through the amazing projects in our blog, the MagPi or Pi Weekly and you’ll see many of them use the portability of the small form factor and low powered nature of the Pi along with the extensibility the GPIO pins give you – not to mention the wealth of community produced add-on boards available making it all much easier.

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Pax Instruments T400 Temperature Datalogger

Pax Instruments T400 Temperature Datalogger | Heron | Scoop.it
The Pax Instruments T400 is a simple, accurate, inexpensive, open source, four-channel temperature datalogger.
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Pi2Go Lite Raspberry Pi robot kit out now

Pi2Go Lite Raspberry Pi robot kit out now | Heron | Scoop.it
4tronix have released their integrated robot, Pi2Go, in kit form.

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Cutting the cord on soft robots

Cutting the cord on soft robots | Heron | Scoop.it
Researchers at Harvard’s School for Engineering and Applied Sciences and the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering have developed the world’s first untethered soft robot — a quadruped that can stand up and walk away from its designers.
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Strati 3D-Printed Car Produced LIVE at International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago #3DxVehicle #3DThursday #3DPrinting

Strati 3D-Printed Car Produced LIVE at International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago #3DxVehicle #3DThursday #3DPrinting | Heron | Scoop.it
Right now, at IMTS:Strati 3D-Printed Car Produced LIVE @ International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago! Your car has over 20,000 parts. Ours has 40. The Strati: 44 hours of printing. 2 day...
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3D Pocketcopter - the flying camera

3D Pocketcopter - the flying camera | Heron | Scoop.it
The world`s smallest flying camera. Be creative and take pictures or videos however you want
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BioGlass

BioGlass | Heron | Scoop.it

What if you could see what calms you down or increases your stress as you go through your day? What if you could see clearly what is causing these changes for your child or another loved one?

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hobbywars - YouTube

hobbywars - YouTube | Heron | Scoop.it
Radio Controlled modeling with an emphasis on Creativity, Competition and Cooperation!
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Fingertip sensor gives robot unprecedented dexterity - MIT News

Fingertip sensor gives robot unprecedented dexterity - MIT News | Heron | Scoop.it
Fingertip sensor gives robot unprecedented dexterity
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Researchers at MIT and Northeastern University have equipped a robot with a novel tactile sensor that lets it grasp a USB cable draped freely over a hook and insert it into a USB port.
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Talk Like A Pirate Day: Sail the Seas with a Radio-Controlled Playmobil Pirate ... - The Rock Father

Talk Like A Pirate Day: Sail the Seas with a Radio-Controlled Playmobil Pirate ... - The Rock Father | Heron | Scoop.it
Talk Like A Pirate Day: Sail the Seas with a Radio-Controlled Playmobil Pirate ...
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Set also includes three pirate figures, treasure with chest, black sails, swords, barrel, shovel, anchor, and other accessories.
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This unlikely duo is 3D printing metal titanium rings | Inside3DP

This unlikely duo is 3D printing metal titanium rings | Inside3DP | Heron | Scoop.it
A metalsmith named Cinnamon Lee and an additive manufacturing researcher are using industrial SLM 3D printers to make beautiful 3D printed metal jewelry.
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Look at what two years on Mars did to the Curiosity Rover

Look at what two years on Mars did to the Curiosity Rover | Heron | Scoop.it
NASA's Curiosity rover just finished its second year exploring Mars, and the red planet's harsh environment has taken its toll. Rocky terrain, tricky sand dunes, and Martian dust storms have left the robot looking a little worse for wear.
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These solar arrays fold up like origami flowers

Sending stuff up to space is no easy task — even 45 years after Apollo 11. Size, weight, and cost are all massively important, so some researchers are turning to advanced origami to fold up solar...
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altLab – Do It Together Creativity! » we’re back

altLab – Do It Together Creativity! » we’re back | Heron | Scoop.it

Luis wor­ked on his Hacky­Ra­cers pro­ject, trying to get it ready to show at the Lis­bon Maker Faire. He also put the finishing tou­ches on a small elec­tro­nics kit to teach kids about electronics.

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Enginursday: A Template for Edison Blocks - News - SparkFun Electronics

Enginursday: A Template for Edison Blocks - News - SparkFun Electronics | Heron | Scoop.it
Our design philosophy behind the Edison blocks, and how you can help evolve the ecosystem!
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Intel futurist shows off Jimmy the 21st century robot, who can detect indoor ... - VentureBeat

Intel futurist shows off Jimmy the 21st century robot, who can detect indoor ... - VentureBeat | Heron | Scoop.it
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A decade ago, he started writing about a social humanoid robot named Jimmy. Today, he showed it off at the Intel Developer Forum.
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App-Controlled Robot Is Your New Toy - Discovery News

App-Controlled Robot Is Your New Toy - Discovery News | Heron | Scoop.it
App-Controlled Robot Is Your New Toy
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A touchscreen on the phone, which resembles the old iPod click-wheel, controls the robot.
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Philippe Starck's latest project is a fleet of electric bikes for all terrains

Philippe Starck's latest project is a fleet of electric bikes for all terrains | Heron | Scoop.it
We've come across a variety of wares from renowned French designer Philippe Starck. He's tinkered with everything from external hard drives to
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Pushing 3D Printable R/C Car Truggy as Far as 3D Will Go (and then print it again) #3DxVehicle #3DThursday #3DPrinting

Pushing 3D Printable R/C Car Truggy as Far as 3D Will Go (and then print it again) #3DxVehicle #3DThursday #3DPrinting | Heron | Scoop.it
Pushing 3D Printable R/C Car Truggy as Far as 3D Will Go (and then print it again). From 3Ders.org: ...Since starting this open source project in 2012, Daniel has let it totally get out of hand. He...
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How to Go Hands On With the Utopic Unicorn - Literally! - OMG! Ubuntu!

How to Go Hands On With the Utopic Unicorn - Literally! - OMG! Ubuntu! | Heron | Scoop.it
A step-by-step guide to making an origami Unicorn has been posted online by Canonical to celebrate the upcoming release of the same name.
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