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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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thang010146 - YouTube

thang010146 - YouTube | Heron | Scoop.it
List of 1700 videos in channel thang010146 (uploaded till 31 Dec. 2014) including pictures, brief descriptions and YouTube links can be downloaded at: http:/...
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Complete newbie step by step, 3D printer with all parts lists

Complete newbie step by step, 3D printer with all parts lists | Heron | Scoop.it
Intro, prelude, or just: who is this meant for? I wanted the title to include cheap, but lets face it: it is not cheap to build a 3D printer unless yo...
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Wet Fold Origami Technique Gives Wavy Personality to Paper Animals by Artist Hoang Tien Quyet

Wet Fold Origami Technique Gives Wavy Personality to Paper Animals by Artist Hoang Tien Quyet | Heron | Scoop.it
Often one associates origami with sharp and precise folds, miniature works that have a crisp perfection. Origami artist Hoang Tien Quyet shies away from this rigidity, instead folding his small objects with a technique called "wet-folding," which allows curves to be created instead of
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NASA's 10-engine electric UAV now flies as well as it hovers

NASA's 10-engine electric UAV now flies as well as it hovers | Heron | Scoop.it
NASA's ten-engine UAV, dubbed the Greased Lightning (GL-10), recently showed off a slick new trick in the skies over Hampton, Virginia. The drone, which
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Smart pedals will track your stolen bike for $149

Smart pedals will track your stolen bike for $149 | Heron | Scoop.it
Back when we saw Connected Cycle's smart bike pedals at CES in January we were pretty impressed by its plan to track activity and location; now you have
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Microduino mCookie - módulos electrónicos ao estilo LEGO

Microduino mCookie - módulos electrónicos ao estilo LEGO | Heron | Scoop.it
O mundo da electrónica abre um vasto horizonte de possibilidades, mas muitas vezes torna-se um pouco assustador dar os primeiros passos - só de imaginar ter que pegar num ferro de soldar e saber onde colocar os fios e componentes certos. Este mCookie simplifica o processo, recorrendo à mesma táctica dos LEGO: basta encaixar.
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Lisbon Maker Faire passa a "maxi" em 2015

Lisbon Maker Faire passa a "maxi" em 2015 | Heron | Scoop.it
Depois da estreia o ano passado em formato "mini", a Lisbon Maker Faire regressa este ano já com a dimensão que merece, e merecendo igualmente que marquem desde já no calendário os dias 18, 19 e 20 de Setembro.
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Berkeley robot BRETT uses deep learning to complete tasks

Berkeley robot BRETT uses deep learning to complete tasks | Heron | Scoop.it
Robots are remarkably efficient at handling pre-programmed tasks ranging from remarkably simple to incredibly complex.
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Forbidden Fruit Machine

Forbidden Fruit Machine | Heron | Scoop.it
Here's another example of how today's rapid-prototyping technologies are allowing Artists and Craftsmen to create interactive works of art rapidly and easily. [Kati Hyypa] and [Niklas Roy] teamed up t...
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BIG-ASS GALLERY #1 - 2014 Tokyo International Toy Show [WEEKEND REARVIEWS]

BIG-ASS GALLERY #1 - 2014 Tokyo International Toy Show [WEEKEND REARVIEWS] | Heron | Scoop.it
Despite his icky feelings from being around so much happiness, Nayalan shot some amazing photos. A lot of them. And so, thanks to our brave photographer's perseverance through the minefield of overwhelming joy and glee, we present here the first of 3 BIG-ASS GALLERIES.
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Guinness World Record on a Hoverboard

Watch Catalin Alexandru Duru become the first person ever to break the Guinness World Records Title for the Farthest journey by hoverboard.
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Gigantic LEGO Ball Contraption Breaks World Record [Video]

This huge LEGO ball contraction, which is composed of 88 modules, was made by Maico Arts and Ben Jonkman and was on display at the 2014 edition of the Brick
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Developing a parallel detector for the Open Source CT 2 | Dangerous Prototypes

Developing a parallel detector for the Open Source CT 2 | Dangerous Prototypes | Heron | Scoop.it

I’ve been thinking about tomographic imaging a lot lately in between nursing sore fingers from learning how to hand-wind electromagnetic coils for my attempt at a small prepolarized coded-field MRI, and I thought I’d take a moment to share some progress.

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Department of Energy 3D prints an all-electric Shelby Cobra

Department of Energy 3D prints an all-electric Shelby Cobra | Heron | Scoop.it
Carroll Shelby's iconic Cobra roadster has been making jaws drop for half a century now. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Cobra's debut the US De
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DORA offers a realistic telepresence experience through Oculus Rift

DORA offers a realistic telepresence experience through Oculus Rift | Heron | Scoop.it
Many commercial telepresence robots are merely screens or iPads on moving platforms. DORA (Dexterous Observational Roving Automaton), however, promises t
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Assim podemos fazer figura de parvos em 2 sítios ao mesmo tempo

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Hydrogen-powered Hycopter quadcopter could fly for 4 hours at a time

Hydrogen-powered Hycopter quadcopter could fly for 4 hours at a time | Heron | Scoop.it
Horizon Energy Systems is developing a quadcopter that should be able to fly for much longer than existing models. Known as the Hycopter, the fuel cell-powered drone is hoped to be capable of 4-hour flight times once completed.
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Karmic Koben - uma bicicleta eléctrica que facilita o pedalar

Karmic Koben - uma bicicleta eléctrica que facilita o pedalar | Heron | Scoop.it
Ontem vimos uma bicicleta complicada de guiar, mas felizmente não é o caso desta Karmic Koben. Pelo contrário, esta até nos ajuda a pedalar graças ao seu sistema eléctrico de assistência, que permite enfrentar as mais duras subidas com esforço reduzido.
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Pierre Jaquet-Droz, Marvel Maker: The Man Behind Today's Jaquet-Droz Watch ... - Watchtime.com

Pierre Jaquet-Droz, Marvel Maker: The Man Behind Today's Jaquet-Droz Watch ... - Watchtime.com | Heron | Scoop.it
You’ve heard of the brand. Here’s a look at the man. We explore the fascinating life of the pioneering watchmaker whose ideas live on in the modern Jaquet Droz watch brand.
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World’s Fastest Robotic Roach is Created Using 3D Printed Parts by Team at UC Berkeley

World’s Fastest Robotic Roach is Created Using 3D Printed Parts by Team at UC Berkeley | Heron | Scoop.it
Don't blink or you'll miss it - and if you feel your skin crawl at just the thought of the darting of insects, you might be happy that you did. However, what we

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SPARK, the italian drone recognized by ENAC (Italian FAA ) for professional aerial work.

SPARK, the italian drone  recognized by ENAC (Italian FAA ) for professional aerial work. | Heron | Scoop.it
Drones and aerial work in Italy. Despite some difficulties of a regulatory and bureaucratic, dictated by the regulation on unmanned aircraft, now almost ev…
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Um motor transparente a 2 tempos

Um motor transparente a 2 tempos | Heron | Scoop.it
Podemos já estar numa fase em que muitos desejam passar para veículos com motores eléctricos, mas os motores de combustão interna continuaram a ter o seu fascínio para todos os que se interessam por mecânica. Hoje podemos saciar a curiosidade, vendo como funciona um motor a 2 tempos.
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Electric Rides of the Future

Electric Rides of the Future | Heron | Scoop.it
Electric cars aren't the only green way to get around. There have been electric planes and now there's plans for an electric ferry! Trace counts down the three
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IoTize rejuvenates legacy systems with smartphone-compatibility - Electronics Eetimes

IoTize rejuvenates legacy systems with smartphone-compatibility - Electronics Eetimes | Heron | Scoop.it
At embedded world, the Raisonance business branch of Keolabs was demonstrating an interesting NFC retrofit solution for embedded systems, the IoTize plug-and-play RF module able to rejuvenate and turn any legacy system into a smartphone-compatible cloud-connected appliance.
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