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A New Detroit Coffee Shop Uses Bots And Looks Like a Laboratory

A New Detroit Coffee Shop Uses Bots And Looks Like a Laboratory | Heron | Scoop.it
The Roasting Plant makes coffee without human hands. A bot sucks up the appropriate beans from various clear tubes in the center of the store and sends them through the grinder.
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▶ Hexhog All-terrain Wheelchair - YouTube

Hexhog All-terrain Wheelchair. Designed to offer accessibility to the countryside for all. Made in the UK, and available for worldwide export. www.hexhog.com...
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Omni wheels robot by DFRobot - Thingiverse

Omni wheels robot by DFRobot - Thingiverse | Heron | Scoop.it

Recently I have designed this omni wheels robot, which can move on the ground agilely. This idea was inspired by a electronic trash can made one or two years ago by a Japanese guy,

Thingiverse is a universe of things. Download our files and build them with your lasercutter, 3D printer, or CNC.

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Arduino GPS Map Navigation System |

Arduino GPS Map Navigation System | | Heron | Scoop.it
Built on the basis of Arduino UNO, GPS, SD card, TFT, GPS map navigation system is to obtain the real-time position information via GPS, to send it to UNO for calculation, according to the calculating results, and teamed up with the map file stored in SD card, thus presenting the position on TFT.
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NASA Training 'Swarmie' Robots for Space Mining - IEEE Spectrum

NASA Training 'Swarmie' Robots for Space Mining - IEEE Spectrum | Heron | Scoop.it
A swarm of small, clever robots could be key to self-sufficient solar system exploration

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NASA's swarm of small, clever robots could be key to self-sufficient solar system exploration.

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A Cheaper, Better Accelerometer for Smartphones | MIT Technology Review

A Cheaper, Better Accelerometer for Smartphones | MIT Technology Review | Heron | Scoop.it
A new kind of accelerometer could bring sophisticated motion sensing to even cheap mobile phones.
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Help Make The LEGO Hubble Space Telescope A Reality

Help Make The LEGO Hubble Space Telescope A Reality | Heron | Scoop.it
Next year, the Hubble Space Telescope, one of the most important scientific instruments in the history of space exploration, will celebrate its 25th year in space. We think a LEGO play set would make a lovely 25th anniversary homage, don't you?
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Build your own radio telescope to listen to meteors #backtoschool

Build your own radio telescope to listen to meteors #backtoschool | Heron | Scoop.it
This project would be a perfect school activity- you can get the lesson plans here. Via Science Friday. The Perseids are a favorite meteor shower of many Northern Hemisphere skywatchers, especially...
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Finally A Smarter Lightbulb That Doesn’t Require An App To Control It | TechCrunch

Finally A Smarter Lightbulb That Doesn’t Require An App To Control It | TechCrunch | Heron | Scoop.it
There's plentiful choice if you're after a connected, energy efficient lightbulb that's controlled with your phone. There's LIFX, Philips Hue, Brightup,..
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Build in Progress

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Display Technology Makes Reading Glasses Unnecessary | MIT Technology Review

Display Technology Makes Reading Glasses Unnecessary | MIT Technology Review | Heron | Scoop.it
Researchers are developing technology that can adjust an image on a display so you can see it clearly without corrective lenses.
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WorldView-3 Satellite Imagery and Satellite Sensor Specifications | Satellite Imaging Corp

WorldView-3 Satellite Imagery and Satellite Sensor Specifications | Satellite Imaging Corp | Heron | Scoop.it
WorldView-3 will be the first multi-payload, super-spectral, high-resolution commercial satellite sensor operating at an expected altitude of 617 km.
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Solar Pocket Factory

Solar Pocket Factory | Heron | Scoop.it
We're reinventing the way solar panels are made. Come hack cleantech with us!
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Manufacturers Adding Robots to the Factory Floor in Record Numbers | MIT Technology Review

Manufacturers Adding Robots to the Factory Floor in Record Numbers | MIT Technology Review | Heron | Scoop.it
Do robots kill jobs? Not necessarily.
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3D Design Innovation from Disney Research: Capturing Perfect (Printable) Hair, Instant Mechanical Characters, and Inflatable Structures #3DThursday #3DPrinting

3D Design Innovation from Disney Research: Capturing Perfect (Printable) Hair, Instant Mechanical Characters, and Inflatable Structures #3DThursday #3DPrinting | Heron | Scoop.it
Here's a round up of three more Disney Research digital fabrication papers presented from SIGGRAPH 2014 in Vancouver this year. Computational Design of Linkage-Based Characters (Video above.) We pr...
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Open Source Vehicle is launching a Starter Kit! (model)

Open Source Vehicle is launching a Starter Kit! (model) | Heron | Scoop.it
Apparently the folks at OSVehicle, are launching a survey to ask makers input on developing a 1:5 scale model of the OSVechicle Tabby. You can answer the survey here: http://www.osvehicle.com/tabby-scale-model-survey/ ; For those who don't know, TABBY - the first model coming from Open Source Vehicle - came out of the blue at Rome Maker Faire last fall. Here you can find all the information on Tabby and this super cool timelapse video of one tabby being assembled:    
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MIT Students Develop Design Program - 3D Printing Industry

MIT Students Develop Design Program - 3D Printing Industry | Heron | Scoop.it
New modelling program consists of a large database of fabricable design templates that will allow a casual user to easily create 3D objects that are ready to fabricate.
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3D Printed Robot Arm

3D Printed Robot Arm | Heron | Scoop.it
This robot arm is made almost entirely of 3D printed parts that snap together. It has three servo-controlled joints, plus a rotating base and grippe...

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A Surveilliance Drone That Can Fit Inside A Soldier's Pocket

A Surveilliance Drone That Can Fit Inside A Soldier's Pocket | Heron | Scoop.it
U.S. Army engineers are working on a mini aerial surveillance drone for troops working in challenging environments. Once deployed, the scifi-like device could allow soldiers to get a bird's-eye view of their immediate area, or scan the contents of a room as they clear a building.
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Watch A Robotic Copter Land On A Moving Platform | TechCrunch

Watch A Robotic Copter Land On A Moving Platform | TechCrunch | Heron | Scoop.it
Like Voltron, robots will soon need to coordinate landings and docking with absolutely precision in difficult conditions. That's what a group of researchers..
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One-Off Bugatti Veyron Makes Surprise Showing At Pebble Beach

One-Off Bugatti Veyron Makes Surprise Showing At Pebble Beach | Heron | Scoop.it
While Bugatti’s main attraction at the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance over the weekend was its six Legend edition Veyrons, the French automaker also rolled out an additional car, one with even higher exclusivity. The car is the Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse ‘1 of...
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Low-Cost, Open Source LiDAR for Robotic Systems.

Low-Cost, Open Source LiDAR for Robotic Systems. | Heron | Scoop.it
Low-Cost LiDAR for Educational, Embedded System and Robotic Use. Open Source hardware for the garage and classroom tinkerer!
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OpenHardwareExG: An open source platform for ECG, EEG, EMG, ENG, and EOG signal processing

OpenHardwareExG: An open source platform for ECG, EEG, EMG, ENG, and EOG signal processing | Heron | Scoop.it
OpenHardwareExG,  An open source platform for ECG, EEG, EMG, ENG, and EOG signal processing: The OpenHardwareExG is a platform for ECG, EEG, EMG, ENG, EOG, and evoked potential applications. The OpenHardwareExG platform was originally developed as ...
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DIY Electric Bike Kickstart Campaign Underway - Gas 2

DIY Electric Bike Kickstart Campaign Underway - Gas 2 | Heron | Scoop.it
Micah Toll has launched a Kickstarter for what he calls the Barak Electric Bicycle Kit, complete with battery, throttle, controller, and an electric motor,
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China's made a drone that Amazon would love to use for deliveries

China's made a drone that Amazon would love to use for deliveries | Heron | Scoop.it
Watch out, DJI! There's a new kid on the block! At the TechCrunch Beijing conference today, fellow Chinese drone maker Ehang teased its upcoming
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sound + vision: Uma semana no Museu do Brinquedo (1)

sound + vision: Uma semana no Museu do Brinquedo (1) | Heron | Scoop.it
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A ver até ao fim do mês?

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