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DRAKE Automata (JP) - Spiel und Kunst mit Mechanik

Via Facebook MOLEN (JP) kriege ich Kenntnis von der japanischen Produktdesign-Firma DRAKEdesign, die nun auch eine Abteilung für Automata aufmachte.
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Automatisches Rollstuhlverstauen im VW-Passat - Spiel und Kunst mit Mechanik

Eine maschinenbauliche Meisterleistung (allerdings schon 13 Jahre zurückliegend) zeigt dieses Video, bei dem ein Rollstuhlfahrer sich in seinen PKW begibt.
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Portobello 3D DLP / STL printer

Portobello 3D DLP / STL printer | Heron | Scoop.it
A 3D printer that is easy to use, fast and clean using very high resolution STL technology. Turn on, load print job, and go!
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THP Semifinalist: The Medicycle

THP Semifinalist: The Medicycle | Heron | Scoop.it
Despite a seeming lack of transportation projects for The Hackaday Prize, there are a few that made it through the great culling and into the semifinalist round. [Nick], [XenonJohn], and [DaveW]'s ...
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ICON E-Flyer II

ICON E-Flyer II | Heron | Scoop.it
A gorgeous electric bike from Jonathan Ward s ICON. Made from aluminum, the retro-influenced e-bike can hit 20mph in street mode and 36mph in race mode. Hydraulic front and rear brakes help bring it to a stop, and range is 30 miles.
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LOOK: Fan builds Lego version of DKR Memorial Stadium - CBSSports.com

LOOK: Fan builds Lego version of DKR Memorial Stadium - CBSSports.com | Heron | Scoop.it
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But my inability to build with the Legos is one of the reasons I'm amazed at some of the stuff people create with them.
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Volkswagen Plans A Four-Door XL1 - Gas 2

Volkswagen Plans A Four-Door XL1 - Gas 2 | Heron | Scoop.it
Volkswagen is working on a four-passenger, four-door version of the hyper-efficient 256 MPG XL1. Can they double the passengers but keep the MPG rating?
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Am Sonntag, 23.30 Uhr,ARD, "Micmacs..." schauen! - Spiel und Kunst mit Mechanik

Der französische Spielfilm "Micmacs - Uns gehört Paris" hat z.T.einen Schauplatz in einer Höhle eines Schrottplatzes, der einer sehr
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Truck Shakes the Ground So Hard It Can Simulate Earthquakes

Truck Shakes the Ground So Hard It Can Simulate Earthquakes | Heron | Scoop.it

The University of Texas Cockrell School of Engineering has three large-scale mobile shakers, affectionately known as “T-Rex”, “Thumper”, and “Liquidator”

 

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DIY Muscle-Memory Programmer - IEEE Spectrum

DIY Muscle-Memory Programmer - IEEE Spectrum | Heron | Scoop.it
This vibrating glove teaches fingers to touch-type
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R/C Omniwheel Robot

R/C Omniwheel Robot | Heron | Scoop.it
A robot that can move in any direction immediately is useful for getting around tight spaces and for behaviors like chasing (or fleeing). No matter how fast an R/C car is, there’s no way it can cat...

 


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3D Robotics - The Future of Autonomous Aerial Imaging

3D Robotics - The Future of Autonomous Aerial Imaging | Heron | Scoop.it
You might hear the name 3D Robotics and say "Oh yeah, I've heard of those guys. They also make small UAVs don't they?” ...and you'd be right.. kind of.

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Google Reveals ‘Project Wing,’ Its Two-Year Effort to Build Delivery Drones | Enterprise | WIRED

Google Reveals ‘Project Wing,’ Its Two-Year Effort to Build Delivery Drones | Enterprise | WIRED | Heron | Scoop.it
Google X, the tech giant's "moonshot" lab, has spent the last two years building an aerial drone that can deliver goods across the country. The company calls the effort Project Wing.

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David: The Next Step in 3D Printing

David: The Next Step in 3D Printing | Heron | Scoop.it
Cut the cord on filament forever — print with hundreds of pelletized materials using the next generation of 3D printer technology.

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Tony Bannan's curator insight, August 28, 8:33 AM
 Every plastic product, even filament, starts out in pellet form. Because of this, raw pellets are readily available in thousands of different materials, colors, and grades. By printing directly with plastic pellets, David can print with many more materials than traditional 3D printers - making him useful to many more people and industries.  
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British Pathé Nr.9: Englischer Miniaturjahrmarkt von 1955 - Spiel und Kunst mit Mechanik

Dieser Modellbaujahrmarkt wurde 1955 im englischen Norwich, Norfolk, ausgestellt und gibt uns einen Einblick in die zeitgenössische Jahrmarktswelt von damals.
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Airships That Carry Science Into the Stratosphere #makereducation

Airships That Carry Science Into the Stratosphere #makereducation | Heron | Scoop.it
NYTimes.com published a piece on a potential new use for Airships: Airships are dusty relics of aviation history. Lighter-than-air vehicles conjure images of the Hindenburg, in its glory and destru...
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A Remote Controlled, Fully Functional, Steam Powered Tank

A Remote Controlled, Fully Functional, Steam Powered Tank | Heron | Scoop.it
Steam power anything these days is pretty cool, but rarely have we ever seen such a complex build as this steam powered, remote controlled 1/16th scale tank. [Ian] is an electronics design engineer...
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World's Largest Fleet Of Model Ships — Made Entirely Of LEGOS — To Dock In ... - CBS Local

World's Largest Fleet Of Model Ships — Made Entirely Of LEGOS — To Dock In ... - CBS Local | Heron | Scoop.it
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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – There's a unique exhibit coming to the City of Brotherly Love this September.
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▶ Show and Tell: LEGO Ideas Research Institute - YouTube

For this week's Show and Tell, Norm snags a new LEGO kit that sold out in just one day: the Research Institute minifies set that was designed through LEGO's ...
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Microsatellite Art In Orbit

Microsatellite Art In Orbit | Heron | Scoop.it
Planet Labs has a flock of DOVES, microsatellites to provide rapid Earth imaging. Aside from being adorably tiny science-machines, these little observers have art etched into their very panels. Why? Because it's beautiful.
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Homemade Triple Monitor Mount Looks Professionally Made

Homemade Triple Monitor Mount Looks Professionally Made | Heron | Scoop.it
Reddit user [popson] just finished off this impressive monitor mount build. Designed completely in Sketchup, it's adjustable and will fit monitors from 20" to 27". While designing it they stuck wit...
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See the gorgeous luxury submarine made by a former James Bond villain

See the gorgeous luxury submarine made by a former James Bond villain | Heron | Scoop.it
It turns out that James Cameron is far from the only wealthy individual who likes exploring the oceans. For the past 18 years, a company called DeepFlight has specialized in creating high-end,...
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24 Cylinders & 12 Superchargers – Goliath Truck

24 Cylinders & 12 Superchargers – Goliath Truck | Heron | Scoop.it

Mike Harrah ... is the proud owner of one of of the biggest semi trucks you will ever see.

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SainSmart 2-Wheel Arduino Self-Balancing Robot Kit 3D Printing, Arduino, Robotics | Sainsmart

SainSmart 2-Wheel Arduino Self-Balancing Robot Kit 3D Printing, Arduino, Robotics | Sainsmart | Heron | Scoop.it
Robotics and Arduino are two peas in a pod, but for many of us they seem like difficult concepts to grasp. The self balancing robot leaves no room for excuses. Make it simple, make it complex, make it yours.

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This could be a helpful in a learner project.

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Robot Fights Infrastructure Corrosion - Manufacturing.net

Robot Fights Infrastructure Corrosion - Manufacturing.net | Heron | Scoop.it
Robot Fights Infrastructure Corrosion
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The aim was to develop a robot that could detect corrosion in all areas – including sites inaccessible to people – and at the earliest possible stage.
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Official UN Policy Brief on Humanitarian UAVs

Official UN Policy Brief on Humanitarian UAVs | Heron | Scoop.it
Cross-posted from iRevolution

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) just published a pivotal policy document (PDF) on…
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