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Open Source, Powder-Based 3-D Printer Has Full-Color Potential - Wired

Open Source, Powder-Based 3-D Printer Has Full-Color Potential - Wired | Heron | Scoop.it
Open Source, Powder-Based 3-D Printer Has Full-Color Potential
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PWDR is an open source, inkjet-based 3-D printer that has the potential to bring a Wizard of Oz-like range of color to the previously black and white world of additive fabrication.
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Incredible Robotic Water Strider Jumps Like the Real Thing

Incredible Robotic Water Strider Jumps Like the Real Thing | Heron | Scoop.it
Researchers from South Korea have created a robotic insect that’s capable of jumping and landing on an aquatic surface, a unique mode of transportation found only in specialized animals.
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No assembler required

No assembler required | Heron | Scoop.it
COMPUTING has always been a youngster’s game. The founders of Apple, Facebook, Google and Microsoft were in their teens or 20s when they started the businesses...
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▶ [ROBOT ONLINE] The Smash Brothers #7 - The Robot - New Science Documentary 2014 Full HD - YouTube

[Robot Onlien 2014 HD] Robotic Innovation - Artificial Intelligence - New Science Documentary Full HD. [Robot Online 2014 HD] Fault Lines - Robot wars - New ...
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Top Flite Giant Scale Focke Wulf FW-190 WWII RC Plane at Warbirds Over Whatcom

This video footage was taken of a 1/5 scale FW-190 RC Plane. It is a Top Flite Giant Scale Focke Wulf FW-190 WWII RC Plane and it kicked off the show at ...
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A Programming Language For Robot Swarms - MIT Technology Review

A Programming Language For Robot Swarms - MIT Technology Review | Heron | Scoop.it
When it comes to robotic flocks, do you control each machine individually or the entire swarm overall? A new programming language allows both.
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Drones for Good: These Bots Can Save the Whales by Collecting Their Snot

Drones for Good: These Bots Can Save the Whales by Collecting Their Snot | Heron | Scoop.it
A new fund-raising campaign aims to collect valuable data without poking and prodding the gentle giants.
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▶ Robot Set to Unearth Ancient Egyptian Mysteries - YouTube

A newly-developed robot called the Djedi is all set to uncover the secrets of the Great Pyramid of Giza.
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Watch this guy solve a 7x7 Rubik's cube in record-breaking time

Watch this guy solve a 7x7 Rubik's cube in record-breaking time | Heron | Scoop.it
Australian speedsolver Feliks Zemdegs beat the existing world record.
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GreenTeam Electric Racer Sets 0-100 KM/H World Record - 1.779 Seconds - Gas 2

GreenTeam Electric Racer Sets 0-100 KM/H World Record - 1.779 Seconds - Gas 2 | Heron | Scoop.it
July 29th, 2015 by Zachary Shahan  One of the reasons many of us are convinced electric vehicles are the future are their wicked crazy instant torque. The jump off the line, even for a vehicle like the Nissan Leaf, is wonderful. But some vehicles are set up to make that jump better, and some are
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Physicists make tiniest machines by cutting nano-paper - Futurity

Physicists make tiniest machines by cutting nano-paper - Futurity | Heron | Scoop.it
Physicists are using the art of kirigami and paper that's only an atom thick to create some of the smallest machines ever made.
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Lilium Aviation

Lilium Aviation | Heron | Scoop.it
This is the Lilium Jet, the world's first electric vertical take-off and landing jet
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vaporware till at least 2018

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▶ DynaFlash: High-speed 8-bit image projector at 1,000fps with 3ms delay - YouTube

DynaFlash can achieve 8-bit-level image projection up to 1,000 fps with the minimum delay of 3 ms. The performance of high frame rate is realized by using th...
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Baby on Board: the open source neonatal incubator at Maker Faire Europe

Baby on Board: the open source neonatal incubator at Maker Faire Europe | Heron | Scoop.it
  BOB fully embraces the #makers philosophy: low cost components, reproducible anywhere thank to a documentation freely available online, achievable by a 3D printer. BOB hopes to meet a specific need: among different causes of neonatal deaths it is estimated that about 75% occurs within the first week of life and is often due to lack of biomedical equipment, too or difficult to manage. The inspiration comes from Open BioMedical Initiative,  a global non profit initiative to support the tradition
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Maglev, Submersibles, and More at Maker Faire Detroit

Maglev, Submersibles, and More at Maker Faire Detroit | Heron | Scoop.it
This past weekend the Maker Faire returned to the motor city. While it seemed a bit smaller than previous years, the event still brought in a ton of awesome makers from the metro Detroit area and beyo...
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Kids build autonomous cars out of Legos - Pittsburg Morning Sun

Kids build autonomous cars out of Legos - Pittsburg Morning Sun | Heron | Scoop.it
Around 25 kids, in groups of three to six, prepared for the third and final race with their autonomous Lego cars yesterday morning during Adventures in
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Tiny Origami Robot Runs, Climbs, Lifts Loads, And Even "Self-Destructs" Once ... - DOGOnews

Tiny Origami Robot Runs, Climbs, Lifts Loads, And Even "Self-Destructs" Once ... - DOGOnews | Heron | Scoop.it
Often the most incredible innovations come in the tiniest packages. That is certainly true for the origami robots created by some Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) researchers.
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Japan's NTT to put home care robot's in the homes of the elderly

Japan's NTT to put home care robot's in the homes of the elderly | Heron | Scoop.it
Japan's NTT to put home care robot's in the homes of the elderly
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Highlights and Results from the Robot World Cup

Highlights and Results from the Robot World Cup | Heron | Scoop.it

A hometown side, Team Water from the Beijing Information Science & Technology University, won the middle division (wheeled robots) after a 4-1 rout of a team from the University of Eindhoven. In the child-size division, Japan’s Chiba Institute of Technology beat Chinese side Zhejian University 1-0. The Iranian Team Parand took home silverware in the teen-size division after a 2-1 win over HuroEvolution from Germany, and a unified American team THORwIn (featuring engineers from UPenn and UCLA) beat another Iranian side Baset 5-4 on penalties.

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Toyota robot helps humans pick up items around the house

Image for the news result Toyota Robot Can Pick Up After People, Help the Sick NDTV - 2 hours ago Toyota's new robot that glides around like R2-D2 is ...
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Facebook made a solar-powered plane to deliver internet

Facebook made a solar-powered plane to deliver internet | Heron | Scoop.it
Facebook started teasing its internet-beaming planes last year, but now we're seeing one that it actually built.
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7 amazing human-powered gadgets

7 amazing human-powered gadgets | Heron | Scoop.it
By Cat DiStasio
Electricity runs the world we live in -- but we often overlook the fact that our own bodies generate quite a bit of energy just by doing what we...
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Conheça os 20 carros clássicos mais caros do mundo

Conheça os 20 carros clássicos mais caros do mundo | Heron | Scoop.it
Os carros clássicos são a paixão de muitos coleccionadores, conheça os mais valiosos que foram a leilão nos últimos anos.
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Mercedes-Benz To Honor Sir Stirling Moss At Pebble Beach With Two Cars

Mercedes-Benz To Honor Sir Stirling Moss At Pebble Beach With Two Cars | Heron | Scoop.it
Earlier this year, Mercedes-Benz shot a 360-degree film to commemorate the 60th anniversary of Sir Stirling Moss' historic 1955 Mille Miglia victory. While the legendary 1,000-mile race is no more, Moss' time of 10 hours, 7 minutes and 48 seconds remains unbeaten. To honor the world-renowned...
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Canon Released an ISO Monster That Goes Up To 4,000,000 ISO - DIY Photography

Canon Released an ISO Monster That Goes Up To 4,000,000 ISO - DIY Photography | Heron | Scoop.it
The new Canon camera which goes by the boring name of ME20F-SH is capable of taking photos in almost complete darkness or in Canon’s words “delivers exceptionally high sensitivity to capture Full HD video with a minimum subject illumination of less than 0.0005 lux“. This is quite extraordinary and I would usually expect this kind of [...]
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Luxury Apartment + 6×6 All-Terrain Vehicle = Zetros

Luxury Apartment + 6×6 All-Terrain Vehicle = Zetros | Heron | Scoop.it
Expedition vehicles aren't usually famous for the luxury and style. But the Zetros is unquestionably an exception.   Powered by a 7.2L in-line 6-
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