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Fujifilm Shows High-efficiency Thermoelectric Converter Using Organic Material -- Tech-On!

Fujifilm Shows High-efficiency Thermoelectric Converter Using Organic Material -- Tech-On! | Heron | Scoop.it

Fujifilm Corp developed a thermoelectric conversion material using an organic polymer material.

It exhibited a thermoelectric converter module using the material at nano tech 2013, which took place from Jan 30 to Feb 1, 2013, in Tokyo. The company claims that it is the organic thermoelectric conversion material showing the highest thermoelectric conversion efficiency.

 
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Inside Boom’s efforts to build a new generation of supersonic commercial jets

Inside Boom’s efforts to build a new generation of supersonic commercial jets | Heron | Scoop.it
Boom has set itself with arguably one of the most ambitious tasks taken on by a startup: To restore the age of the Concorde, but bigger, better, and more..
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GKN Debuts Fully Integrated Electric Car Drive System In Shanghai - Gas 2

GKN Debuts Fully Integrated Electric Car Drive System In Shanghai - Gas 2 | Heron | Scoop.it
GKN presented its new eDrive electric car powertrain at the Shanghai auto show. Smaller and lighter than any other system, it is designed so it can be integrated easily into a variety of electric car platforms.
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Flying Fidget Spinner - The Awesomer

Flying Fidget Spinner - The Awesomer | Heron | Scoop.it
For Inventables' fidget spinner challenge, Giaco Whatever decided to see if he could make one that could float in mid air. After a bunch of experimentation
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Bunnies Book “The Hardware Hacker” Applies to Biohackers

Bunnies Book “The Hardware Hacker” Applies to Biohackers | Heron | Scoop.it
Andrew “bunnie” Huang’s new book “The Hardware Hacker” is full of surprises. The most notable is that the final chapter is all about biohacking from a reverse engineer…
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Initiez-vous à la robotique avec les kits de construction mensuels de Robotix - Tech - Numerama

Initiez-vous à la robotique avec les kits de construction mensuels de Robotix - Tech - Numerama | Heron | Scoop.it
Vous souhaitez découvrir comment marche la robotique sans avoir la moindre notion dans le domaine ? Si de nombreux livres vous guideront, Robobox vous propose de mettre les mains dans le cambouis en vous familiarisant avec les composants et les langage de codage des robots.
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Review: The Tormach PCNC440 Cuts Metal Like Butter | Make:

Review: The Tormach PCNC440 Cuts Metal Like Butter | Make: | Heron | Scoop.it
The Tormach PCNC 440 is purpose-built for cutting metals. The machine has a lot to reward anyone interested in putting forth the effort.
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Lisboa recebe a primeira rede de scooters elétricas partilhadas

Lisboa recebe a primeira rede de scooters elétricas partilhadas | Heron | Scoop.it
Sistema permite levantar e deixar a scooter onde quiser, utilizando uma aplicação.
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Why Georgia Tech Built a Tarzan Robot That Swings Around on Wires

Why Georgia Tech Built a Tarzan Robot That Swings Around on Wires | Heron | Scoop.it
The creators of Tarzan the robot explain how it works and its potential applications
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Audi’s new electric car concept is pretty obviously from the future

Audi’s new electric car concept is pretty obviously from the future | Heron | Scoop.it
Audi’s new all-electric concept vehicle, the E-tron Sportback, made its debut at the Shanghai auto show today. And in addition to being super futuristic-looking, it also has some fairl
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Watch this all-electric "flying car" take its first test flight in Germany

Watch this all-electric "flying car" take its first test flight in Germany | Heron | Scoop.it
Flying cars, that perennial dream for futurists that always seem to be at least five years away, may be a little closer to reality than we realize. A lot of prototypes have been showcase
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You Can Tell How Nice a Car Is by Its Name

You Can Tell How Nice a Car Is by Its Name | Heron | Scoop.it
How a jumble of numbers and letters came to convey fanciness, while cute names came to mean value.
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This is Google Jump’s next-generation VR camera rig

This is Google Jump’s next-generation VR camera rig | Heron | Scoop.it
Chinese company Yi Technology has made a name for itself in the last two years by releasing some surprisingly capable GoPro competitors. Now the Xiaomi-backed Yi is expanding into the world o
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R/C Truck Festival - The Awesomer

R/C Truck Festival - The Awesomer | Heron | Scoop.it
SRS-RC shares footage of some amazing model trucks and construction equipment being driven and performing tasks during Modellbau Wels 2017, a festival whic
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Review: Shapeoko XXL Is a Super-Sized Kit for Desktop CNC Carving | Make:

Review: Shapeoko XXL Is a Super-Sized Kit for Desktop CNC Carving | Make: | Heron | Scoop.it
The Shapeoko XXL ships with everything you need to begin carving away except for your favorite stock material.
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This is the first footage of Larry Page’s ‘flying car’

This is the first footage of Larry Page’s ‘flying car’ | Heron | Scoop.it
Kitty Hawk, one of the two "flying car" companies being backed by Google founder Larry Page, has published the first video of its prototype aircraft. The company describes the Kitty Hawk Flye
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At the Bottom of the Sea, Glass Spheres Prepare to Hunt for Mysterious Neutrinos

At the Bottom of the Sea, Glass Spheres Prepare to Hunt for Mysterious Neutrinos | Heron | Scoop.it
Yo-yos, glass orbs, and underwater robots on a physicist's budget.
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China’s first automated cargo spaceship has docked with the Tiangong 2 space station

China’s first automated cargo spaceship has docked with the Tiangong 2 space station | Heron | Scoop.it
Earlier today, China’s first automated cargo spacecraft successfully docked with the country’s Tiangong-2 space station, according to Reuters. The Tianzhou-1 mission is the first such missio
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Review: Boxzy Is a 3-in-1 Hybrid Desktop Fabrication Machine | Make:

Review: Boxzy Is a 3-in-1 Hybrid Desktop Fabrication Machine | Make: | Heron | Scoop.it
As a jack-of-all-trades the BoXZY can do multiple things ­— and can do them well.
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Review: Carvey Is a Silent, Sleek Desktop CNC Machine | Make:

Review: Carvey Is a Silent, Sleek Desktop CNC Machine | Make: | Heron | Scoop.it
The Carvey aims to bring CNC machining to the masses via an easy-to-use, cloud-based interface in an uncomplicated machine.
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Lilium's electric personal jet manages a vertical takeoff

Lilium's electric personal jet manages a vertical takeoff | Heron | Scoop.it
The Lilium jet may look like somebody's wacky concept of a futuristic aircraft that will never be able to fly, but that couldn't be further from the truth. I
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Swellpro drones allow to film underwater without the risk of breaking them - DIY Photography

Swellpro drones allow to film underwater without the risk of breaking them - DIY Photography | Heron | Scoop.it
Submerging most regular drones in water probably wouldn’t be the best idea. Waterproof Lily drone has failed, and I hope you didn’t order one as there were some problems with refunds. So, if you’re still looking for a drone to fly over glistening lakes, film water activities or even submerge it in water, Swellpro Drones can …
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Facebook’s new Surround 360 video cameras let you move around inside live-action scenes

Facebook’s new Surround 360 video cameras let you move around inside live-action scenes | Heron | Scoop.it
Facebook today announced the second generation of its Surround 360 video camera design, and this time the company is serious about helping potential customers purchase it as an actual product
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These air-free bike tires aim to free us from the pain of fixing a flat

These air-free bike tires aim to free us from the pain of fixing a flat | Heron | Scoop.it
If you’ve ever had a flat tire when biking, then you’ve probably experienced the unique torture that goes into fixing it. Disengage the brakes, get bike grease everywhere, bust up you
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