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Airboard personal mobility scooter from Motor Norway, FreeGoChina scooter – ARMdevices.net

Airboard personal mobility scooter from Motor Norway, FreeGoChina scooter – ARMdevices.net | Heron | Scoop.it
The primary scooter shown here is the Airboard, product of a company from Norway.
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Bye, Bye Rosetta — We'll Miss You! - Universe Today

Bye, Bye Rosetta — We'll Miss You! - Universe Today | Heron | Scoop.it
The Rosetta comet probe will leave its flyover orbit today to prepare for its dramatic free-fall descent to the surface of Comet 67P/C-G on Friday morning Sept. 30.
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Fastbrick Robotics Hadrian X Digital Construction System

New animation of the Hadrian X featuring Peter Maddison from Grand Designs Australia. "This dynamic simulation does not show all the components of th
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Backed by Lasers, Robotic Rovers Defend the Desert Tortoise

With an app and user-controlled rovers, Tim Shields is gamifying conservation—and it's awesome.
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DIY: Object Tracking & Following on Drones

So you want to give your drone object tracking and following capability? shashankvkt8 has shared a guide that shows how to use a camera mounted on a 3-axis gimbal to track objects.
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Functional prototyping at ABB Robotics | Ultimaker

Functional prototyping at ABB Robotics | Ultimaker | Heron | Scoop.it
Created through open-source collaboration, Ultimaker’s premium 3D printers are highly reliable and enjoyed by professional makers all over the world.
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A robot that sews could take the sweat out of sweatshops

A robot that sews could take the sweat out of sweatshops | Heron | Scoop.it
A big part of the garment-making process is still done by hand. Now some clothing makers hope to end that.
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The Robot Taxi Takeover Is Already Beginning in Singapore

The Robot Taxi Takeover Is Already Beginning in Singapore | Heron | Scoop.it
Rides in self-driving taxis are now open to the general public in Singapore for free, expanding a trial that was initially invitation-only.
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Venturi VBB-3 Sets New Land Speed Record For Electric Cars - Gas 2

Venturi VBB-3 Sets New Land Speed Record For Electric Cars - Gas 2 | Heron | Scoop.it
The Venturi VBB-3 set a new world land speed record for an electric race car at Bonneville salt flats this year. It averaged 549.43 miles per hour in a two way run with a top speed of 579 miles per hour.
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Canary Island Team Wins World Robotic Sailing 2016

Canary Island Team Wins World Robotic Sailing 2016 | Heron | Scoop.it
If you're like us, you had no idea that there even was a World Robotic Sailing Championship. But we're glad that we do now! And congratulations to the team of A-Tirma G2, the winning boat. (Link i
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Evo Is a Little Robot With a Big Mission: Get Girls to Code

Evo Is a Little Robot With a Big Mission: Get Girls to Code | Heron | Scoop.it
Nader Hamda is selling a $99 robot he hopes his daughters will love.
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TU Delft's Newest Tailsitter Drone Is Designed for Outback Delivery

TU Delft's Newest Tailsitter Drone Is Designed for Outback Delivery | Heron | Scoop.it
A new drone design from Delft University of Technology offers efficiency, long range, and pinpoint landings.
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Foolography adds tech your camera should have had in the first place

Foolography adds tech your camera should have had in the first place | Heron | Scoop.it
With Unleashed, Foolography is launching the smartest SLR camera remote control yet. Instead of using the camera's remote control port or trying to futz about..
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TiniJet : la première découpe jet d’eau de niveau industriel accessible à tous les ateliers

TiniJet : la première découpe jet d’eau de niveau industriel accessible à tous les ateliers | Heron | Scoop.it
TiniJet développée par DeuroS et présentée lors du dernier CES, est une machine de découpe au jet d’eau. Elle est maintenant commercialisée pour une livraison
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Meet 'Octobot', the world's first entirely soft and autonomous robot

Meet 'Octobot', the world's first entirely soft and autonomous robot | Heron | Scoop.it
A team of Harvard University researchers has demonstrated the first autonomous, untethered, entirely soft robot.
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Letrons Transformer Robot Car

Plenty of people have tried to build transformer robots in the past. Letvision has managed to build a car that transforms into a standing robot to put on a show. It has a handheld remote control.
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Tweet from @Bellematthews

Tweet from @Bellematthews | Heron | Scoop.it
"Victor Scheinman, Assembly Line Robot Inventor, Dies at 73" The Scheinman Stanford Arm, developed in 1969, was ada… https://t.co/7cR7G1Hjwz
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Universal Robots in IMTS exhibits

Universal Robots in IMTS exhibits | Heron | Scoop.it
The International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago, IMTS, was a great showcase for UR robots. Not only at our own booth, but in numerous othe
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Carnegie Mellon and Near Earth Autonomy robot and drones put on a show at Clemson

Carnegie Mellon and Near Earth Autonomy robot and drones put on a show at Clemson | Heron | Scoop.it
A rumbling robot and several high-flying drones recently made an on-site appearance at Clemson University to burrow through and buzz above 15 acres of experimental sorghum plots containing more than 2,800 replicated entries at Simpson Research Farm.
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This new electric car is designed for a $37 weekly subscription service

This new electric car is designed for a $37 weekly subscription service | Heron | Scoop.it
Europe continues to test the waters of shared vehicle ownership models, and the Amber One is a car designed to help eliminate the huge amount of time our own..
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XtreeE, Dassault, ABB, and LarfargeHolcim unveil Europe's first 3m tall 3D printed pavilion

XtreeE, Dassault, ABB, and LarfargeHolcim unveil Europe's first 3m tall 3D printed pavilion | Heron | Scoop.it
Europe's first 3D printed concrete pavilion has been unveiled on the Dassault Syst'mes Campus in V'lizy, France. The Pavilion, which was created on behalf of the Ile-de-France regional authority, was realized in collaboration with XtreeE, Dassault Syst'mes, ABB, and LarfargeHolcim.
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Flybrix présente un drone en Lego à contrôler au smartphone

Flybrix présente un drone en Lego à contrôler au smartphone | Heron | Scoop.it
Les drones sont à la mode, tout comme les Lego. Pourquoi ne pas combiner les deux ? C’est l’idée de Flybrix, qui a créé un drone en Lego. De quoi
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Elio Motors locks in price for nonrefundable reservations

Elio Motors locks in price for nonrefundable reservations | Heron | Scoop.it
Elio Motors has raised funds for manufacturing its forthcoming three-wheeled commuter vehicle in a few innovative ways, including Regulation A+ stock..
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Researchers create LEGO-like block lab tools one block at a time

Researchers create LEGO-like block lab tools one block at a time | Heron | Scoop.it
Read about 'Researchers create LEGO-like block lab tools one block at a time' on element14.com. University of California researchers use an MEC system (Multifluidic Evolutionary Component) to create a custom lab instrument. (iamges via UCR.edu) If
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