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Miniature bots ready to swarm - Crave - CNET Asia

Miniature bots ready to swarm - Crave - CNET Asia | Heron | Scoop.it
If you've ever dreamed of filming a sci-fi movie where an army of robots takes over the world, Harvard University has just the toy prop for you.
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This $500 ridable Star Wars landspeeder is the most decadent Christmas present

This $500 ridable Star Wars landspeeder is the most decadent Christmas present | Heron | Scoop.it
For better or worse, San Diego Comic-Con isn’t just about comics: it’s about movies and television shows, cosplay, celebrity panels, trailer reveals, and, of course, toys. Case in point: th
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RO-V : Remote Operated Vehicle: 15 Steps (with Pictures)

RO-V : Remote Operated Vehicle: 15 Steps (with Pictures) | Heron | Scoop.it

ou are about to embark on a quest of epic proportions. Start-to-finish, this project will take at least a few weekends to complete.

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The world’s first crewless ship will launch next year

The world’s first crewless ship will launch next year | Heron | Scoop.it
The world’s first crewless, automated ship will launch in 2018, reports the Wall Street Journal, and is expected to be fully autonomous by 2020. The Norwegian-built Yara Birkeland will us
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Movidius launches a $79 deep-learning USB stick

Movidius launches a $79 deep-learning USB stick | Heron | Scoop.it
https://youtu.be/VioTPaYcF98 Movidius and Intel have put deep-learning on a stick with a tiny $79 USB device that makes bringing AI to hardware a snap. In..
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Fun Paper Animal Puppets Designed to Move in Unexpected Ways When Touched

Via My Modern Met In his menagerie of moveable animal puppets, Japanese designer Haruki Nakamura adds a mechanical touch to the ancient art of paper crafting. Inspired by kirigami—an origami-like t…
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How to Convert Old Film Reels With a Raspberry Pi

How to Convert Old Film Reels With a Raspberry Pi | Heron | Scoop.it
From Joe Herman via IEEE Spectrum My grandfather Leo was a self-taught electrical engineer and IEEE member who designed control systems for tire factories. He was also an avid photographer, and his…
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Magic Bots: Vine-Inspired Robots Can Grow on Demand

Magic Bots: Vine-Inspired Robots Can Grow on Demand | Heron | Scoop.it
Soft, flexible robots that mimic vines can grow thousands of times their original lengths at speeds faster than the average person can run.
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Scrap dealer finds Apollo-era NASA computers in dead engineer’s basement

Scrap dealer finds Apollo-era NASA computers in dead engineer’s basement | Heron | Scoop.it
Plus hundreds of mystery tapes from Pioneer and Helios probe missions.
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Amazon Prime Day: The Best Science Kit Deals

Amazon Prime Day: The Best Science Kit Deals | Heron | Scoop.it
From gross and slimy to gleaming, these science kits are sure to be fun and educational for your kids.
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Peugeot MICRO e-Kick | Transportation | Peugeot Design Lab

PEUGEOT and MICRO have teamed up to design the e-Kick, an electrically assisted scooter to meet the challenge of a constantly evolving urban environment. e-Kick provides an unprecedented multi-modal m
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Cool Magnetic Gadgets - The Awesomer

Cool Magnetic Gadgets - The Awesomer | Heron | Scoop.it
YouTuber Brusspup catalogs nine nifty playthings which use magnets to make stuff hover, spin, attract, repel, and behave in cool and unexpected ways
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V8 Vantage GTE Soapbox Racer - The Awesomer

V8 Vantage GTE Soapbox Racer - The Awesomer | Heron | Scoop.it
We're absolutely head over heels for this custom built soapbox derby racer built to look like the bonkers Aston Martin V8 Vantage GTE. Only this versio
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Watch this brave pilot survive his first flight in a DIY multicopter

Watch this brave pilot survive his first flight in a DIY multicopter | Heron | Scoop.it
It took him over two years of development, but this daring Swede was recently propelled aloft for around eight minutes of flight in his homemade electric multirotor. And what a gloriou
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Harvard and MIT swarmbots, softbots, folding bots and more | NextBigFuture.com

Harvard and MIT swarmbots, softbots, folding bots and more | NextBigFuture.com | Heron | Scoop.it
Harvard and MIT swarmbots, softbots, folding bots and more
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3D printing helps Eviation Aircraft develop one of world's first all-electric commuter planes

3D printing helps Eviation Aircraft develop one of world's first all-electric commuter planes | Heron | Scoop.it
Eviation Aircraft is developing one of the world's first all-electric commuter aircrafts. The Israeli company is developing its innovative plane with the help of 3D printing technologies, specifically Stratasys' 3D printing solutions.
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This Amazing Robot Moves Like a Giant Snake

This Amazing Robot Moves Like a Giant Snake | Heron | Scoop.it
Footage of an amazing robot that mimics the flexibility of a snake. The OC Robotics Series II - X125 system can reach into confined and hazardou
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Experimental Drone Transforms in Flight #Droneday #drones

Experimental Drone Transforms in Flight #Droneday #drones | Heron | Scoop.it
Via The U.S. Army Research Laboratory. The U.S. Army Research Laboratory is experimenting with a hybrid unmanned aerial vehicle that transforms in flight and gives Soldiers an advantage on the batt…
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33 DIY Electronics Online Tools and Guides for Makers - 2017 Edition

33 DIY Electronics Online Tools and Guides for Makers - 2017 Edition | Heron | Scoop.it
Are you interested in building jaw-dropping DIY electronics projects? We've researched the internet for the best DIY electronics tools and guides for makers
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ロボット相撲 Japanese Sumo Robots

Japanese Sumo Robots (Twitter: @id_r_mcgregor) Carefully edited takes from several years of footage. Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=whqGS7tqa_
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Electric Taxi with Battery Swap, 550kg, Adaptive City Mobility Prototype – ARMdevices.net

Adaptive City Mobility is the development of a complete, emission-free mobility concept for cities.

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The Robotarium: A remotely accessible swarm robotics research testbed | Robohub

The Robotarium: A remotely accessible swarm robotics research testbed | Robohub | Heron | Scoop.it

hen developing algorithms for coordinating the behaviors of swarms of robots it is crucial that the algorithms are actually deployed and tested on real hardware platforms.  (costly) ... Robotarium sets out to remedy this problem by providing remote access to a large team of robots, where users can upload their code, run the experiments remotely, and get the scientific data back.

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Energy-recycling stairs could replace stairlifts

Energy-recycling stairs could replace stairlifts | Heron | Scoop.it
For most people stairs are a minor inconvenience, but for those with mobility issues they're a nightmare. However, the tedious ascent is set to get a lo
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Best underwater drones buying guide: determine which drone is right for you

Best underwater drones buying guide: determine which drone is right for you | Heron | Scoop.it
Underwater drone tech explained and the top models ranked
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Literal RC Fire Truck - The Awesomer

Literal RC Fire Truck - The Awesomer | Heron | Scoop.it
(PG-13) "These are fire trucks. And fire trucks are a-holes." Peter Sripol spliced a remote-controlled fire truck with an off-road RC car and modded i
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