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thang010146 - YouTube

thang010146 - YouTube | Heron | Scoop.it
List of 1700 videos in channel thang010146 (uploaded till 31 Dec. 2014) including pictures, brief descriptions and YouTube links can be downloaded at: http:/...
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Battle of Hoth Recreated on Gaming Table for Salute 2015 #SciFiSunday

Battle of Hoth Recreated on Gaming Table for Salute 2015 #SciFiSunday | Heron | Scoop.it
Incredible project from Beasts of War! Via MAKE: The team over at the popular wargaming portal Beasts of War has been putting together a magnificent Battle of Hoth gaming table for this weekend’s S...
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NASA Uses Mars Rover Tech to Design the Perfect Urban Car - IEEE Spectrum

NASA Uses Mars Rover Tech to Design the Perfect Urban Car - IEEE Spectrum | Heron | Scoop.it
The Modular Robotic Vehicle can drive in any direction and doesn't even need you behind the wheel
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isto é um corta relvas?

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Security Experts Hack Teleoperated Surgical Robot - MIT Technology Review

Security Experts Hack Teleoperated Surgical Robot - MIT Technology Review | Heron | Scoop.it
The first hijacking of a medical telerobot raises important questions over the security of remote surgery, say computer security experts.
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▶ ✔7 Things you never knew existed ▶7 - YouTube

▶ ✔7 Things you never knew existed ▶7 - YouTube | Heron | Scoop.it
How many of these do you know? Links Bluesmart http://bluesmart.com/ Bionic Bird http://www.mybionicbird.com/ Seatylock http://seatylock.com/ Flimbo http://w...
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▶ Air Transparent Soundproof Window 4 - YouTube

A soundproof window or wall which is transparent to airflow is presented. The design is based on two wave theories of diffraction and acoustic metamaterials....
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Robot gripper 3

A hydraulic or pneumatic cylinder opens and closes the jaws, permitting it to grasp and release large objects. Green jaw, violet swivel and orange slider create a ...
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O canal do sr.thang tem + de 1500 vídeos com explicação de mecanismos clássicos, o canal deste fulano está a começar a criar uma colecção de vídeos com animações de  mecanismos de sistemas de automação, diria eu

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Little red monster automata

Making this automata was loads of fun. The monster is made from polymer clay, the mechanism is wire and the frame is mount board fixed with meccano ...
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▶ The Ingenious Design of the Aluminum Beverage Can - YouTube

▶ The Ingenious Design of the Aluminum Beverage Can - YouTube | Heron | Scoop.it
Bill details the engineering choices underlying the design of a beverage can He explains why it is cylindrical, outlines the manufacturing steps needed to cr...
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Arduino Blog » Blog Archive » An open hardware quartz crystal microbalance

Arduino Blog » Blog Archive » An open hardware quartz crystal microbalance | Heron | Scoop.it

OpenQCM is a fully open source scientific microbalance capable of weighing mass deposition down to 1 billionth of gram:

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Manually Controlled Quadruped walking robot.

A quadruped robot with manually controlled joints, in the style of QWOP. While programming a sequence of movements to traverse flat terrain is relatively easy, ...
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Type A Machines

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Type A Machines designs and builds the Series 1: an affordable and reliable 3D printer that brings together outstanding quality, functionality and the biggest b
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University of Pennsylvania Unleashes Robot Jerboa Upon the World - IEEE Spectrum

University of Pennsylvania Unleashes Robot Jerboa Upon the World - IEEE Spectrum | Heron | Scoop.it
Thanks to an actuated tail, this robot has hops
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Super-cute robot bug gets $1.4M to teach kids to code - VentureBeat

Super-cute robot bug gets $1.4M to teach kids to code - VentureBeat | Heron | Scoop.it
Dash Robotics makes small bio-inspired robots that teach kids how to program while they play.
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This Tiny Robot Can Pull Weights 2,000 Times Heavier Than It

This Tiny Robot Can Pull Weights 2,000 Times Heavier Than It | Heron | Scoop.it
Scientists from Stanford have developed a series of super-small, super strong robots--including this one, that can haul up to 52 pounds, despite weighing less than half an ounce. That’s like you pulling a blue whale.
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In Silicon Valley, Auto Racing Becomes a Favorite Hobby for Tech Elites

In Silicon Valley, Auto Racing Becomes a Favorite Hobby for Tech Elites | Heron | Scoop.it
A small but growing group of mostly men gather to drive fast and network with clients and others in the tech industry.
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Thumbnail track pad

Thumbnail track pad | Heron | Scoop.it
Unobtrusive wearable sensor could operate digital devices or augment other device interfaces.
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Na década passada os físicos transformaram-se em financeiros, agora parece estarem a mudar-se para a moda...

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These old school electric bicycles look like a 1950s dream

For cycling enthusiasts whose interests fall somewhere between a 10-speed and a motorcycle, electric bicycles are a pretty solid alternative. Unfortunately, sometimes e-bikes look like this. But...
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ICRA 2015 AVERT: An Autonomous Multi-Robot System for Vehicle Extraction and Transportation

Accompanying video for the paper "AVERT: An Autonomous Multi-Robot System for Vehicle Extraction and Transportation" presented at the International ...
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▶ Car Guy Tour_18 Bertone Collection - YouTube

A look at the impressive Bertone collection located in the Styling center in Turin Italy. Filmed by Francis G. Mandarano while on the Oct 2009 Car Guy Tour.
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Un fablab en Provence, moteur du développement local

Un fablab en Provence, moteur du développement local | Heron | Scoop.it
Comment se servir du numérique et de la 3D pour dynamiser un territoire rural enclavé. C’est l’étonnant pari du village de Lourmarin, au pied du Luberon, dont la mairie a déjà mobilisé 3,5 millions d’euros pour, entre autres, un beau et grand fablab.

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…bientôt à Couvin ?

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‘Tron’ Lightcycle Up For Auction

‘Tron’ Lightcycle Up For Auction | Heron | Scoop.it
Father and son duo Paul and Chris Andrews are car collectors, ranging from the rare to the classic. On May 2, they will be auctioning off a custom replica o
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Big kids' toys at York's Cabin Fever Expo - York Daily Record/Sunday News

Big kids' toys at York's Cabin Fever Expo - York Daily Record/Sunday News | Heron | Scoop.it
The Cabin Fever Expo and Auctions is a playground for adults.
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HII Battelle & Bluefin Robotics are showcasing the unique Proteus DUMV at Sea Air Space 2015

HII Battelle & Bluefin Robotics are showcasing the unique Proteus DUMV at Sea Air Space 2015 | Heron | Scoop.it
HII Batelle & Bluefin Robotics are showcasing the unique Proteus DUMV at Sea Air Space 2015

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