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No Parking? Electric Scooter Folds Into Suitcase

No Parking? Electric Scooter Folds Into Suitcase | Heron | Scoop.it
It's tough to find parking in the city. The Moveo electric scooter solves that problem -- it can be conveniently folded up into a rolling suitcase.

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Build your own ultra-low-cost robots

Build your own ultra-low-cost robots | Heron | Scoop.it
The winners of the African Robotics Network's 2014 Design Challenge offer construction and programming guides to hobbyists and students.Tags : general, info, sys
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Soft wear: computer simulated design is tailoring the future fashion industry | Sci-Tech | DW.DE | 15.04.2014

Soft wear: computer simulated design is tailoring the future fashion industry | Sci-Tech | DW.DE | 15.04.2014 | Heron | Scoop.it
Textile simulation may be in its infancy, but it can make complex clothing, including wrinkles, on real-time digital models. And the software's got larger implications beyond mere fashion.
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Koenigsegg – Carbon Fiber Wheels

Koenigsegg – Carbon Fiber Wheels | Heron | Scoop.it

Is it possible to make high performance carbon fiber wheels?

 

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10 Breakthrough Technologies 2014 | MIT Technology Review

10 Breakthrough Technologies 2014 | MIT Technology Review | Heron | Scoop.it

Technology news is full of incremental developments, but few of them are true milestones. Here we’re citing 10 that are. These advances from the past year all solve thorny problems or create powerful new ways of using technology.

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NASA quer usar Tango do Google para dar visão 3D a robots espaciais

NASA quer usar Tango do Google para dar visão 3D a robots espaciais | Heron | Scoop.it
Desde sempre que digo que tecnologia das câmaras 3D tem um vasto universo de aplicações, que o Kinect ajudou a explorar. Mas agora é o Project Tango do Google que está a levar esta tecnologia a novas paragens, literalmente fora do nosso planeta.
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Ynvisible\'s Printoo Reaches Funding Goal on Kickstarter in 72 hrs!

Ynvisible\'s Printoo reached its funding goal on Kickstarter within 72 hrs! Printoo, is an open-source, paper-thin, flexible, and modular Arduino-compatible platform...“We hope that by making this prototyping platform available to the growing commun...
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Portable X-ray Units

Portable X-ray Units | Heron | Scoop.it
Portable X-ray Units
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The next 5 years for Drones

The next 5 years for Drones | Heron | Scoop.it
Helen Greiner who co-founded iRobot 14 years ago spoke yesterday at the DEMO conference. Helen is now the co-founder and CEO of CyPhy Works, a startup developing flying robots or drones (not quite ...
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Paper Dreams: How one maker’s paper model building hobby landed him a job with a formula one racing team #ArtTuesday « adafruit industries blog

Paper Dreams: How one maker’s paper model building hobby landed him a job with a formula one racing team #ArtTuesday « adafruit industries blog | Heron | Scoop.it
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Portable Chain Reaction Finale Sneak Peak

Portable Chain Reaction Finale Sneak Peak | Heron | Scoop.it
At the end of May, some of us will be traveling to facilitate a chain reaction machine at a science festival in Moscow! Nicole has been working on a updated version of the bowling ball powered ping pong launcher that Walter debuted at Maker Faire way back in 2009.
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Announcing: Fundamentals of Tinkering video course!

Announcing: Fundamentals of Tinkering video course! | Heron | Scoop.it

We dropped hints here and there, but we're finally officially announcing it: this summer we are launching our very first foray into the world of MOOCs (Massively Open Online Courses) with the folks at Coursera

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Printoo Is An Open Platform Of Printed Electronic Modules For Creative Makers | TechCrunch

Printoo Is An Open Platform Of Printed Electronic Modules For Creative Makers | TechCrunch | Heron | Scoop.it
Printoo wants to light up your maker life with a range of flexible, printed circuit boards and modules that can be used to power up all sorts of everyday..
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CanSat Portugal · English Version

CanSat Portugal · English Version | Heron | Scoop.it

The CanSat Portugal is an educational project of the European Space Agency (ESA), organized in Portugal with the support of CIÊNCIA VIVA - National Agency for Scientific and Technological Culture and the CENTRO AEROESPACO of the Aero Club Torres Vedras, with the aim of providing Portuguese students the first experience in projects related to space technology.

 

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Watch an Incredibly Complex Lego Machine Make Electronic Tunes | Design | WIRED

Watch an Incredibly Complex Lego Machine Make Electronic Tunes | Design | WIRED | Heron | Scoop.it
A fantastically complex Lego machine that churns out mesmerizing electronic music.
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Helicopter-Truck Hybrid Is Every General's Wet Dream

Helicopter-Truck Hybrid Is Every General's Wet Dream | Heron | Scoop.it
Flying cars have long been a dream of modern man...but what about a flying truck? The Black Knight Transformer is a transforming helicopter-truck hybrid.
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2014 Top Ten Tech Cars - IEEE Spectrum

2014 Top Ten Tech Cars - IEEE Spectrum | Heron | Scoop.it
Leave the driving to us: self-driving technology matures
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News Detail

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What we have now is a solar cell material that can be made semi-translucent. It can be used as tinted glass to replace current windows, yet it is able to generate electricity from sunlight.

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Goccia - um micro tracker de actividade do tamanho de um botão

Goccia - um micro tracker de actividade do tamanho de um botão | Heron | Scoop.it
Os trackers de actividade arriscam-se a ser dispositivos que se arriscam a estar obsoletos assim que cheguem ao mercado, mas isso não invalida que continuem a surgir mais e mais. No caso deste Goccia, temos um tracker de tamanho ultra-reduzido e que dispensa o recurso ao Bluetooth, optando por um sistema de sincronização por luz.
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Sci-Fi Contest Roundup: Science Nonfiction

Sci-Fi Contest Roundup: Science Nonfiction | Heron | Scoop.it
Yep, we have a Sci-Fi contest on our hands, with a week to go until entries are due. There are amazing prizes for the best Sci-Fi build, but in the spirit of the Internet, a few teams have elected ...
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MG's Dynamo concept is its first fully electric car

MG's Dynamo concept is its first fully electric car | Heron | Scoop.it
MG is celebrating its 90th year in the car-making business, so to mark the occasion, it's decided to take the wrappings off its first ever fully electric
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Enginursday: The Hormes Robot Platform - News - SparkFun Electronics

Enginursday: The Hormes Robot Platform - News - SparkFun Electronics | Heron | Scoop.it
A summary of an awesome homemade robot built by SparkFun customers
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The UBR-1, A Hackable Robotics Platform, Is Now For Sale | TechCrunch

The UBR-1, A Hackable Robotics Platform, Is Now For Sale | TechCrunch | Heron | Scoop.it
One of the most interesting robotics platforms I've seen in a while, the UBR-1, is now available for sale, something that should cause robotics wonks to..
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▶ Heritage Auctions (HA.com) -- The Glenn Reid Collection of Mechanical Models - YouTube

Heritage Auctions (HA.com) -- The Glenn Reid Collection of Mechanical Models offers the entire contents of a Michigan museum, featuring over 500 precision sc...
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3ders.org - 3D printing entrepreneur on track to Branson's search for Britain’s best start-up | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News

3ders.org - 3D printing entrepreneur on track to Branson's search for Britain’s best start-up | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News | Heron | Scoop.it
3D printing entrepreneur, Chris Thorpe, from Oxford, has been selected as a semi-finalist in Virgin Media Pioneers Pitch to Rich competition and needs your help to achieve his once-in-a-lifetime opportunity of pitching his business to Sir Richard Branson and winning a unique prize package.
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See the last shot from every movie to win an Oscar for best picture

See the last shot from every movie to win an Oscar for best picture | Heron | Scoop.it
The final shot of a film presents a challenge for filmmakers. How does one satisfactorily put a cap on a movie? Do you resolve all questions with a happy ending, or do you suggest that the world of...
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