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Dublin in Automata

Dublin in Automata | Heron | Scoop.it
Hey folks, One of my piano pieces, 'The Laughing Master' has been used in collaboration with a rather extraordinary and unusual piece of artwork by Irish automata maker John Dunn. The piece is a me...
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Générer un motif (processing) avec un capteur physique (arduino), le sauver en SVG pour l’imprimer en 3D (makerbot)

Générer un motif (processing) avec un capteur physique (arduino), le sauver en SVG pour l’imprimer en 3D (makerbot) | Heron | Scoop.it
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Liquid Robotics Launches New Powerful Data Collecting Ocean Robots

Liquid Robotics Launches New Powerful Data Collecting Ocean Robots | Heron | Scoop.it
Maker of the epic ocean-going robot, Wave Glider, Liquid Robotics announced it’s engineered and will ship the next generation this fall.
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Já dei para dar umas voltinhas ao globo

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Meet RoboThespian: Are you talking to me? - Humans Invent

Meet RoboThespian: Are you talking to me?
Humans Invent
What we were looking for was a way of telling stories so it is an extension of the automata that you see on the small scale. People are using it for studying human-robot interaction.
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3ders.org - Another successful Kickstarter round for the B9Creator | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News

3ders.org - Another successful Kickstarter round for the B9Creator | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News | Heron | Scoop.it
The B9 Creator v1.1 from inventor Michael Joyce has been successsfully funded on Kickstarter. Last year Joyce's project received $513,422 in pledges, 10 times his orginal goal.
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Nada fica a dever à beleza

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Twitter / HoldinMyHorsies: So awesome ~ this vehicle is ...

Twitter / HoldinMyHorsies: So awesome ~ this vehicle is ... | Heron | Scoop.it
So awesome ~ this vehicle is made out of Legos! http://t.co/qeh4Wt3ZXq
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Cover of 'The Very Hungry Caterpillar' Recreated With LEGOs

Cover of 'The Very Hungry Caterpillar' Recreated With LEGOs | Heron | Scoop.it
LEGO Artist Bruce Lowell, creator of LEGO Oscar Mayer Wienermobiles and other miniature everyday objects, has recreated the cover of The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle using LEGO bricks. image via Bruce Lowell ...
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Kickstarter Conversations: Think you have enough LEGOs? How ...

Kickstarter Conversations: Think you have enough LEGOs? How ... | Heron | Scoop.it
Welcome back to another Kickstarter Conversation! I am pleased to be joined by Mike Doyle the creator of an ambitious art project consisting of over 200,000 LEGOs! Thank you for joining us today Mike.
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Meccano Multiple Matchbox Manipulator.wmv

A pure Meccano machine that can put metal balls into matchboxes, then remove them, over and over again! All driven from one small motor, with no electronics,...
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O sistema para determinar se se encontra ou não uma caixa pronta a receber uma esfera é bem simples comparado com aquilo a que estou habituado agora

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cafonso's comment, April 12, 2013 6:14 AM
Esta entrada foi encontrada a partir de um texto sobre uma outra peça do mesmo artista no http://kugelbahn.blog.de/
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Mantis – Hexapod Walking Machine Tests 2012 (Video) | Robots Dreams

Mantis – Hexapod Walking Machine Tests 2012 (Video) | Robots Dreams | Heron | Scoop.it

Mantis hexapod test footage

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Great Gymastics Requires Constant Practice (Video) | Robots Dreams

Great Gymastics Requires Constant Practice (Video) | Robots Dreams | Heron | Scoop.it

One thing that has always impressed me is the Japanese dedication to constant improvement. They keep on striving to improve long after others would have called it quits.

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TOYS: Muppet Fan Creates LEGOs Based on Beloved Characters - Big Shiny Robot!

TOYS: Muppet Fan Creates LEGOs Based on Beloved Characters - Big Shiny Robot! | Heron | Scoop.it
Big Shiny Robot!
TOYS: Muppet Fan Creates LEGOs Based on Beloved Characters
Big Shiny Robot!
Quinn Rollins would like to see Muppets made into LEGO playsets. And honestly, who wouldn't?
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2013 Ano da Matemática do Planeta Terra | Matemática das Máquinas

2013 Ano da Matemática do Planeta Terra | Matemática das Máquinas | Heron | Scoop.it

Sempre tive um grande fascínio pelas máquinas antigas - as máquinas a vapor dos principios da revolução industrial, os comboios, os carros, os mecanismos de relógio, etc.

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Toys

Toys | Heron | Scoop.it
Free download on this awesome paper automata papercraft (Free download on this awesome paper automata papercraft http://t.co/8R8slMVPZc via @pinterest)...
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Aeroporto em Miniatura na Miniatur Wunderland

Aeroporto em Miniatura na Miniatur Wunderland | Heron | Scoop.it

veja-se este aeroporto em miniatura na Miniatur Wunderland em Hamburgo, na Alemanha, recriado ao pormenor, e onde para além dos movimentos de aviões e todos os veículos no solo... temos aviões a descolar e a aterrar! (E também a simulação dos ciclos dia e noite).

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Soft Pneumatic Exoskeleton #WearableWednesday

Soft Pneumatic Exoskeleton #WearableWednesday | Heron | Scoop.it
Soft Pneumatic Exoskeleton by Che-Wei Wang: The Soft Pneumatic Exoskeleton (developed in the Wearables Studio at ITP, NYU) is a soft and lightweight wearable pneumatic muscle suit for the lower extremities.
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Robotics revolutionize dairy farm

Robotics revolutionize dairy farm | Heron | Scoop.it
CENTRE BURLINGTON — Milking chores have became a lot less labour intensive on a longtime Hants County dairy farm.

Brian Casey and his family collect milk from 97 purebred Holsteins at Caseydale Farms, but they don’t actually milk the cows.
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NOVO vs. GOPRO HERO 3 Black Edition. Side by Side (Field Of View) test.

Comparison side by side test between the new NOVO camera vs. GOPRO HERO 3 Black Edition. NOVO______________________________ vs. __ GOPRO HERO 3 Black Edition Interchangeable…
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The Mobot by Barobo – connecting children with 3D printing technology | 3D Printing Event

The Mobot by Barobo – connecting children with 3D printing technology | 3D Printing Event | Heron | Scoop.it

The reduction in prices for home based 3D printers has allowed many new users the ability to access additive manufacturing. (VIDEO)

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Junkyard genius's crazy nutcracker - BBC News

Junkyard genius's crazy nutcracker - BBC News | Heron | Scoop.it
BBC News
Junkyard genius's crazy nutcracker
BBC News
Rob Higgs is variously known as a mechanical automata specialist, a scrapyard contraption specialist, and a kinetic sculptor.
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Fundi Bots – Robotics Camp & Programme Documentary « Fundi Bots

.@emeka_okafor Please watch this documentary update on the robotics work Fundi Bots is doing in Ugandan schools. http://t.co/OMusgo3e6K
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Building a better corkscrew

Building a better corkscrew | Heron | Scoop.it
Giant nutcrackers, a corkscrew as heavy as a car and a mechanical submarine have all been created by mechanical sculptor Rob Higgs
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Como encontrado no: http://kugelbahn.blog.de/

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ROMO Robot at TED2013 (Video) | Robots Dreams

ROMO Robot at TED2013 (Video) | Robots Dreams | Heron | Scoop.it

Romo is fairly impressive, and can do a number of different routines, including movement, some tracking, and response reactions.

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Lester - Swimming

"Lester" was designed to be a hanging piece. This video shows the piece as it was intended to be displayed. Filmed at The Workhouse (https://www.facebook.com...
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WaveHandling – pneumatic conveyor belt

WaveHandling – pneumatic conveyor belt The pneumatic conveyor belt can transport objects in a targeted manner and sort them at the same time.
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A FESTO produz mais um daqueles objectos úteis que nos dão alguns desejos

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