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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
cafonso's insight:

A ver até ao fim do mês?

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Genie Smart Lock

Genie Smart Lock | Heron | Scoop.it
Can’t wait for @GenieSmartLock to launch. I can earn my free #smartlock. http://www.geniesmartlock.com/?referrer=72ce5
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Building Mind-Controlled Gadgets Just Got Easier

Building Mind-Controlled Gadgets Just Got Easier | Heron | Scoop.it
Artists Joel Murphy and Conor Russomanno have launched an online store where they sell their brain control interface gear as well as offer free downloads of their design files for 3d printable EEG ...
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Braço robótico feito em LEGO

Braço robótico feito em LEGO | Heron | Scoop.it
Quando se fala em LEGO pensamos quase sempre em construções para fins lúdicos, mas a versatilidade dos pequenos blocos plásticos não se limita a funções de entretenimento - como é demonstrado por este braço robótico que pode replicar os movimentos do seu utilizador.
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The Most Powerful Range Rover Ever Is Surprisingly Fuel Efficient | Autopia | WIRED

The Most Powerful Range Rover Ever Is Surprisingly Fuel Efficient | Autopia | WIRED | Heron | Scoop.it
The impressive bits of the new SUV are in the body and under the hood, and they’re all about saving gas.
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World's fastest camera captures 4.4 trillion frames a second to watch chemical reactions

World's fastest camera captures 4.4 trillion frames a second to watch chemical reactions | Heron | Scoop.it
Researchers in Japan have developed a camera that can record 4.4 trillion frames in a single second, allowing scientists to capture new images of some of nature’s most fascinating and blink-and-you-miss-‘em processes, from intense chemical reactions to plasma dynamics.
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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

Build in Progress | Heron | Scoop.it
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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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La Presa - Slot: Ubicando el parking

La Presa - Slot: Ubicando el parking | Heron | Scoop.it

Despues de montar todo el parking, ahora toca ubicarlo en su posicion difinitiva y empezar a trabajar a su al rededor, donde cargara y descargara los coches, con sus desvios de carril...

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How Much Is Ryno?

How Much Is Ryno? | Heron | Scoop.it

When you buy a RYNO ... you’re joining the one-wheel revolution. You’re freeing yourself to go where you want – when you want.

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Universal Converter Box #SaturdayMorningCartoons

Universal Converter Box #SaturdayMorningCartoons | Heron | Scoop.it
Universal Converter Box via xkcd Each Saturday Morning here at Adafruit is Saturday Morning Cartoons! Be sure to check our cartoon and animated posts both nostalgic and new that inspire makers of a...
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What's cooler than a cyborg? A LEGO cyborg, naturally #WearableWednesday

What's cooler than a cyborg? A LEGO cyborg, naturally #WearableWednesday | Heron | Scoop.it
Super cool robotics arm made with LEGO Mindstorms! Via cnet. OK, this one probably isn't going to be helping any amputees any time soon -- but it's still a pretty freakin' sweet concept. Lego and r...
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