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The Eye Tribe Trackers are now shipping! – The Eye Tribe

The Eye Tribe Trackers are now shipping! – The Eye Tribe | Heron | Scoop.it
We are very happy to announce that the first shipment of The Eye Tribe tracker shipped out from our office in Copenhagen today. We did not ship as many as we had hoped in the first shipment, but don t worry the rest will be on the way very soon.
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Stunning Footage from SpaceShipTwo’s Third Rocket-Powered Flight

Stunning Footage from SpaceShipTwo’s Third Rocket-Powered Flight | Heron | Scoop.it
Virgin Galactic released video from SpaceShipTwo's flight test last Friday, January 10, 2014. This was the third supersonic, rocket-powered test of the Virgin Galactic system after dozens of successful subsonic test flights. The pilots Dave Mackay and Mark Stucky tested the spaceship’s Reaction Control System, the newly installed thermal protection coating on the vehicle’s tail…
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Videos of Electric and Hybrid electric plane designs from Boeing, EADS and NASA

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Audi R8 V10 Plus Evolution on the Outside, Revolution on the Inside on Vimeo

I directed this film to help launch the new Audi R8 V10 Plus. Put your headphones one and turn up the volume! Director Mark Jenkinson Production Company Rogue…
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Arduino Blog » Blog Archive » Program a Yún without writing code! Temboo’s Sketch Builder

Arduino Blog » Blog Archive » Program a Yún without writing code! Temboo’s Sketch Builder | Heron | Scoop.it

Choose your sensor, choose what action you want it to trigger, and voila–your  Arduino Yún is doing it. Sending texts when a light sensor detects night, logging temperature data to a Google spreadsheet while you’re away, calling you when it sees an intruder in your home

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Steampunk Automata. O Fortuna - YouTube

A better video of my latest automata (RT @mondocongo: This guy's steampunk automata work is off the hook!... http://t.co/OqWL7ZkeB1)
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560 Billion Legos: A Toy Story Told Brick by Brick

560 Billion Legos: A Toy Story Told Brick by Brick | Heron | Scoop.it
Feb. 6 (Bloomberg) -- Lego is the Apple of toy companies -- innovative, fiercely protective of its values and hugely successful.
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Michigan University’s UAV helps farmers

Michigan University’s UAV helps farmers | Heron | Scoop.it

Researchers at the Michigan State University (MSU) are using their first unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to help farmers maximise their yields. - See more at: http://geospatialworld.net/News/View.aspx?ID=27503_Article#sthash.Nd9fc3Vh.dpufResearchers at the Michigan State University (MSU) are using their first unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to help farmers maximise their yields. - See more at: http://geospatialworld.net/News/View.aspx?ID=27503_Article#sthash.Nd9fc3Vh.dpuf

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LEWE: the biometric wristband

LEWE: the biometric wristband | Heron | Scoop.it

The Lewe project aims to collect and use available technologies to make a low cost idea that is applicable to all sectors using sensors for data collection. This project goal is the development of a communication protocol, named Jack, able to transport data reliably making communication between multiple devices easier and real-time. All this could be found in a wristband that reads biometric to be sent via bluetooth to an Android smartphone and, through it, to an online cloud for data storage and organization.

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'Patrol-bots' eyed as surveillance answer

'Patrol-bots' eyed as surveillance answer | Heron | Scoop.it
A California start-up is turning out capsule-shaped robots that it says could serve as the eyes and ears of base police units.
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Pensava que a mania de identificar matrículas em massa já tinha passado, parece estar de regresso

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NASA — onde até testar um para-quedas é épico!

NASA — onde até testar um para-quedas é épico! | Heron | Scoop.it
Para-quedas é para os fracos. A NASA tem um Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator e testa usando… foguetes. Soa épico pra você? O vídeo é mais. Clique e confira.
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A propos de nous / on1store

Geonaute is a sports electronic company that specializes in enhancing your sporting experiences through innovation and technology. The Geonaute 360 camera is a cutting edge technology which features a 360 degree action camera which captures the world around you in all directions.
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Tabby — o carro Open Source. Banco, motor e rodas são opcionais

Tabby — o carro Open Source. Banco, motor e rodas são opcionais | Heron | Scoop.it
Você sabia? Existe um carro… Open Source e está chegando ao mercado em breve. É tão simples que vem em forma de kit e dá pra montar em menos de 1 h. Claro, como é Open Source faltam alguns refinamentos. Banco, volante, rodas e motor são opcionais (sério). E o custo é meio alto, mas você é livre…
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Once a Joke, Battery-Powered Airplanes Are Nearing Reality | MIT Technology Review

Once a Joke, Battery-Powered Airplanes Are Nearing Reality | MIT Technology Review | Heron | Scoop.it
Aerospace companies are working on hybrid electric airplanes, and the earliest versions will likely arrive before the end of the decade.
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Harvest Automation - Products

Harvest Automation�s tough, smart and simple robots are designed to work in unstructured environments, work safely alongside humans and require minimal training to operate, while vastly reducing production costs and improving productivity.
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Conheça essa impressora 3D de 6 eixos

 
Uma coisa comum entre as impressoras 3D é que a maioria delas imprimem camada por camada, começando pela base e a partir dela o objeto vai sendo formado pe…
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Metal mechanical models

Metal mechanical models | Heron | Scoop.it

About sixty metal models of machine mechanisms have been preserved at the Department of Mechanical Engineering. More than twenty of them were imported from Germany in the 1890's when these were extremely expensive, which illustrates the Japanese governments enthusiasm for modernization of machine industry.

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Super Bowl XLVIII's Biggest Moments Recreated with Legos

Super Bowl XLVIII's Biggest Moments Recreated with Legos | Heron | Scoop.it
Super Bowl XLVIII may not have been close, but the Seattle Seahawks' 43-8 victory over the Denver Broncos had many defining moments worth reliving... (RT @BleacherReport: VIDEO: biggest moments from Super Bowl XLVIII recreated by #Legos.
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Killer robot flight: Video of UK's autonomous drone released - RT.com

Killer robot flight: Video of UK's autonomous drone released - RT.com | Heron | Scoop.it
The 8-ton, 11-meter long UACV, with a wing span of about 9 meters, is seen taking off, doing some simple maneuvers and then landing. A follow-up video with computer generated graphics and dramatic music then presented ...
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Pixeom Is An Anti-Corporate Cloud Device That Wants To Give You Back Your Data Privacy | TechCrunch

Pixeom Is An Anti-Corporate Cloud Device That Wants To Give You Back Your Data Privacy | TechCrunch | Heron | Scoop.it
Meet Pixeom, a prototype device being Kickstarted by brother and sister duo Karishma and Sam Nagar, with the aim of offering alternative cloud services that..
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Build Your Own LittleBits-Style Electronic Components

Build Your Own LittleBits-Style Electronic Components | Heron | Scoop.it
LittleBits are awesome circuit kits that make playing around with electronics pretty simple and fun. If you'd rather make your own to see just how they work, Instructables user JackANDJude shows you how.
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Martini Porsche 935/78 recreated in LEGO

Martini Porsche 935/78 recreated in LEGO | Heron | Scoop.it
Now this is seriously cool. Recreating the curvacious shape of the Porsche 935/78 from predominantly box-shaped blocks of LEGO would be no easy task, master builder Malte Dorowski has succeeded. He...
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ISS-Above

A device that lights up whenever the International Space Station is nearby (that happens more often than you might expect)
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