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Electronics, Flite Test R/C Planes and More- Mailbag - YouTube

More Arduino related electronics components arrived. Some nice logic level converters, GPS module, Nanos, breadboards and more goodies. As well I have the Fl...
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This serpentine robot is helping clean up the Fukushima disaster

This serpentine robot is helping clean up the Fukushima disaster | Heron | Scoop.it
Japanese engineers have designed a snake-like robot to help inspect the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. The robot will help gather information in preparation of removing the building's radioactive rubble.
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Airbus A310 by MM - indoor airshow Leipzig on Vimeo

The main goal was to design a model which would not only look scale, but would fly like the original – not too fast, but not too slow either. As the model was planned to have all characteristic features, like functional flaps, retractable landing, lights etc. it was clear from the beginning, that the construction needed to be very light.

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Profile of Other Machine - a desktop CNC milling machine company

Profile of Other Machine - a desktop CNC milling machine company | Heron | Scoop.it

'm very excited about Other Machine's desktop CNC milling machines.

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1,341 Horsepower Electric Supercar Debuting In Monaco - Gas 2

1,341 Horsepower Electric Supercar Debuting In Monaco - Gas 2 | Heron | Scoop.it
Coming to the Top Marques Monaco show in April is the Toroidion 1MW electric supercar, which promises more than zero-emissions 1,300 horsepower.
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Why the Elio is my new dream vehicle

Why the Elio is my new dream vehicle | Heron | Scoop.it
I like my gadgets. Technology is, after all, my livelihood. You will find me running all over tech conventions looking at the latest and greatest products out there, but there is one area where I am not likely to roam. That would be the car section.Yes, vehicles are super exciting, and I will ch
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Restoring This WWII B-29 Bomber Has Taken 300K Hours So Far | WIRED

Restoring This WWII B-29 Bomber Has Taken 300K Hours So Far | WIRED | Heron | Scoop.it
Restoring a WW2-era B-29 bomber to flying condition is no easy task.
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UK kickstarts driverless car changes

UK kickstarts driverless car changes | Heron | Scoop.it

Changes to road regulations and car maintenance checks will be necessary to accommodate driverless cars on the roads of the UK, a Department of Transport report has confirmed.

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Spanish Tech Company BQ Releases Open Source Horus Software to ... - 3DPrint.com

Spanish Tech Company BQ Releases Open Source Horus Software to ... - 3DPrint.com | Heron | Scoop.it
Spanish tech firm BQ manufactures smartphones, tablets, e-readers, and 3D printers, but it's their entry into the 3D scanner market that's turning heads. The
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Ready for a robot smackdown? 'BattleBots' returns to TV - CNET

Ready for a robot smackdown? 'BattleBots' returns to TV - CNET | Heron | Scoop.it
“DIY metal machines fight to the death. Real-life rock ‘em sock ‘em competition “BattleBots” to air on ABC after a 12-year hiatus.

So it looks like there is hope for TV after all!!!! \(*T▽T*)/
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Crave - Can this robot ski better than you?

http://cnet.co/1C16roV Autonomous snow skiing robots are the future, and the future looks adorable. Watch Jennifer, a little humanoid robot made by the University of Manitoba's Autonomous Agents...
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▶ 10 Future Technologies That Will Change The World - YouTube

▶ 10 Future Technologies That Will Change The World - YouTube | Heron | Scoop.it
From screenless displays to wireless electricity, I take a look at 10 future technologies that will change the world.
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Bolas, hoje já levei com uns quantos anúncios de "comida".

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Make: JavaScript Robotics: Building NodeBots with Raspberry Pi, Arduino, and BeagleBone: Backstop Media, Rick Waldron, Bryan Hughes, Raquel Velez, Kassandra Perch, Anna Gerber, Andrew Fisher, David...

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South African Company 3D Prints Full-Sized Fully Articulated 5 1/2 Foot Robotic Woman

South African Company 3D Prints Full-Sized Fully Articulated 5 1/2 Foot Robotic Woman | Heron | Scoop.it
When I think about the potential that 3D printing has in making a difference just about anywhere in the world, Thingiverse is a website that I believe will have

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South African Company 3D Prints Full-Sized Fully Articulated 5 1/2 Foot Robotic Woman http://3dprint.com/43353/3d-printed-full-size-doll/

David W. Deeds's curator insight, February 11, 2015 4:45 PM

We're going to need a bigger printer. ;)

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Know Your Speed on Rollerblades

Know Your Speed on Rollerblades | Heron | Scoop.it
[Anurag] is a computer engineering student with a knack for rollerblading. Rollerblades are not a transportation device that are often fitted with speedometers, so [Anurag] took that more as a challen...
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RoboCore Is A Core For Your Robo

RoboCore Is A Core For Your Robo | Heron | Scoop.it
Krakow-based RoboCore has just launched on Kickstarter and is looking for a mere $50,000 to help you build better robots. The device is essentially a brain..
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This Invincible Flying Robot Just Won a $1 Million Drone Competition - IEEE Spectrum

This Invincible Flying Robot Just Won a $1 Million Drone Competition - IEEE Spectrum | Heron | Scoop.it
Flyability's cleverly designed drone wins Drones for Good competition
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Hands-on with the Ozobot programmable robot for kids

Hands-on with the Ozobot programmable robot for kids | Heron | Scoop.it
Smart technology is entering out pockets, homes and even our education systems. The opportunity these new gadgets bring is huge, which means new generations have to adapt not only to using them, but to build upon them.Enter Ozobot, a programmable robot that is as smart as the user codes him to
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New, ARX STEM, Video, Robotics, Curriculum | Robot Magazine

New, ARX STEM, Video, Robotics, Curriculum | Robot Magazine | Heron | Scoop.it
The ARX STEM Video Based Curriculum from Global Specialties is a turn-key, ten-week STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics)
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Voltera cria protótipos de placas de circuito impresso

Voltera cria protótipos de placas de circuito impresso | Heron | Scoop.it
Há um novo projecto que está a fazer sucesso no Kickstarter e que vem concretizar tudo aquilo que os fãs da electrónica há muito desejavam: uma máquina com a qual podem criar as suas próprias placas de circuito impresso.
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Sigfox Raises $115M To Take Its Internet of Things Network Global

Sigfox Raises $115M To Take Its Internet of Things Network Global | Heron | Scoop.it
Mobile carriers want to play a central role in the Internet of Things -- as the glue that links up connected objects and lets them communicate with each..
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Robotic cars to help wine growers predict future yield | UNSW Newsroom

Robotic cars to help wine growers predict future yield | UNSW Newsroom | Heron | Scoop.it
ReTw GarthPearceUNSW: Shout out to a colleague of mine. UNSW: Ever think combining cars, #robots and wine could be… http://t.co/jZgSQZvq3u

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" It consists of GoPro cameras mounted to the side of a car, which is driven through the rows of vines."

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Highly Dexterous Robot Can Fold Balloon Animals, Close Zip-Ties

Highly Dexterous Robot Can Fold Balloon Animals, Close Zip-Ties | Heron | Scoop.it
The Terminator: The Skynet Funding Bill is passed. The system goes on-line November 14th, 2014. Human decisions are removed from strategic balloon..
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