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Urban Sensor Hacks Hangout LIVE NOW

Urban Sensor Hacks Hangout LIVE NOW | Heron | Scoop.it
Follow along today as Sean Montgomery talks about bio-sensing, and Kipp Bradford takes us through some sensor kits.Read more on MAKE
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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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Ocean tech: Robot sea snakes and shoal-swimming subs - BBC News

Ocean tech: Robot sea snakes and shoal-swimming subs - BBC News | Heron | Scoop.it
A robot sea snake that could one day "explore the Titanic" makes its debut at an ocean expo.
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Luminar criou LIDAR com 50x mais resolução

Luminar criou LIDAR com 50x mais resolução | Heron | Scoop.it
Os LIDAR são componentes considerados indispensáveis para os automóveis autónomos, e a Luminar criou um que parece superar tudo aquilo que existe no mercado.
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Steampunk Raspberry Pi Laptop - All

Steampunk Raspberry Pi Laptop - All | Heron | Scoop.it
This was a really fun project. I wanted to make a unique backup computer for my girlfriend's birthday and decided to run with a Raspberry Pi-based system because her main needs are internet and word processing. I've seen a lot of variations on Pi laptops, but I wanted to make something unique. Steampunk seemed the way to go and I'm glad I chose that direction!
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'Makecourse-Art' is based on the Makecourse concept that was initially developed by Prof. Rudy Schlaf (Electrical Engineering) and Cand. Ph.D. Eric Tridas (Mechanical Engineering) in Sprin
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Üo é um Segway omnidirecional que troca as rodas por uma esfera

Üo é um Segway omnidirecional que troca as rodas por uma esfera | Heron | Scoop.it
Os Segways ainda podem ser considerados incomuns, mas este Üo irá certamente roubar-lhes esse atributo, pois é um sistema de transporte ao qual ninguém ficará indiferente... pois troca as rodas por uma esfera, para se poder mover em qualquer direcção.
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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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Mini Remastered: Os anos 60 visitam 2017

Mini Remastered: Os anos 60 visitam 2017 | Heron | Scoop.it
A David Brown Automotive recriou o Mini. Apelidado Remastered, estará disponível a um ritmo de até 100 unidades/ano e custará cerca de 82 mil euros.
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Robot Ray Swims Using High-Voltage Artificial Muscles

Robot Ray Swims Using High-Voltage Artificial Muscles | Heron | Scoop.it
This transparent, soft robot fish propels itself by flapping fins made of dielectric elastomers
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Desktop Factory Teaches PLC Programming

Desktop Factory Teaches PLC Programming | Heron | Scoop.it
How to train young engineers in industrial automation is a thorny issue. Most factories have big things that can do a lot of damage and cost tons of money if the newbie causes a crash. Solution
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Touch-sensitive fibers put new twist on controlling electronic devices

Touch-sensitive fibers put new twist on controlling electronic devices | Heron | Scoop.it
We're used to touchscreens, but now researchers have created new, touch-sensitive fibers that can be used to interact with electronic devices. The microscopic fibers capable of detecting touch, strain and twisting, which could lead to new sorts of wearable devices and sensing applications.
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