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Walthers Model Railroading - main page

Walthers Model Railroading - main page | Heron | Scoop.it
The Walthers Model Railroad Mall brings you the best in model railroading, including a 200,000+ item searchable catalog, plus on-line ordering from your local hobby shops.
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HEXBUG Micro Robotic Creatures - HEXBUG

HEXBUG Micro Robotic Creatures - HEXBUG | Heron | Scoop.it
HEXBUG Micro Robotic Creatures...
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Making robots cheaper, more capable, and safer at Bosch | Willow Garage

Making robots cheaper, more capable, and safer at Bosch | Willow Garage | Heron | Scoop.it

Bosch is unique among PR2 Beta Program recipients in that it’s not a big university with a well-established robotics research program. Rather, Bosch is best known for making everything from automotive parts to power tools to home appliances, including the washer and dryer that UC Berkeley is using to teach its PR2 to do laundry.

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Getting the Arduino software and hardware working: First in a Series

Getting the Arduino software and hardware working: First in a Series | Heron | Scoop.it

Today I want to introduce you to one of the most exciting developments in computing that I’ve ever seen. Meet the Arduino!

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Autonomous Robot Skill Acquisition - videolectures.net

Autonomous Robot Skill Acquisition - videolectures.net | Heron | Scoop.it
We describe a robot system that autonomously acquires skills through interaction with its environment.
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Donay Games, Antique & Vintage Games, Toys and Collectibles.

Donay Games, Antique & Vintage Games, Toys and Collectibles. | Heron | Scoop.it
Donay games sell traditional board games, card games and dice games as well as classic british toys from the 19th and 20th century.
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Dismantling a 12-piece Interlocking Burr Puzzle

Dismantling a 12-piece Interlocking Burr Puzzle...
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Puzzle News

I have just heard the shocking news that Tobar, the Suffolk, UK-based company behind toy shop Hawkins Bazaar has gone into administration. Hawkin's was set up in 1973 and sells unusual toys, gifts, games, gadgets and curiosities.

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Lego Videos Affirm Love For the Bricks

Lego Videos Affirm Love For the Bricks | Heron | Scoop.it

In their many hours of research, our video team unearth tons of videos that they think our readers would enjoy but don't ever see the light of day. From that cache we've assembled this collection of quirky Lego videos as our Valentine to a toy unlike any other that got us started building things early.

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Brian Selznick: how Scorsese's Hugo drew inspiration from his magical book - The Guardian

Brian Selznick: how Scorsese's Hugo drew inspiration from his magical book - The Guardian | Heron | Scoop.it
The GuardianBrian Selznick: how Scorsese's Hugo drew inspiration from his magical bookThe GuardianThe boy's great love and purpose is a mysterious automaton, the only legacy of his father, who was killed in a museum fire.
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The Vinyl Rally

The Vinyl Rally | Heron | Scoop.it

The vinyl rally is an large-scale installation combining sound art, video art and kinetic sculpture into every kid and kidult’s dream-hybrid; an immersive participatory play-set playing off vinyl fetishism, video arcade mystique and the machismo of motor sports in a video game played within a real world setting!

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Japanese scientists create Hollywood's 'Avatar' robot - Telegraph

Japanese scientists create Hollywood's 'Avatar' robot - Telegraph | Heron | Scoop.it
The sci-fi world of the Hollywood blockbuster Avatar has been brought one step
closer to reality with the creation of a robot that mimics the movements of
its human controller.
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This Week In Bots: Dogs Of War | Fast Company

This Week In Bots: Dogs Of War | Fast Company | Heron | Scoop.it
warrior irobotAlpha Dog: Goes "Hi Ho," Romps Over Hills (Too scary for me, why cant we use real pack animals? Why build more war tools?
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Speedster | Worx Toys

Speedster | Worx Toys | Heron | Scoop.it

How it works toys car

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Arduino-based line follower robot « adafruit industries blog

Arduino-based line follower robot « adafruit industries blog | Heron | Scoop.it

This is Faz3a II, my first line-following robot, which I also hope to use for maze-solving. I used the Arduino Uno, Adafruit motor shield, Pololu’s QTR-8RC line sensors and motors. You can build a cheaper and lighter version of this robot using the Atmel Atmega328 and the L293D h-bridge. This robot weighs about 300gm and costs about $90 USD.

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Getting to Know Arduino Part 2: Collecting Data

Getting to Know Arduino Part 2: Collecting Data | Heron | Scoop.it

in part two we tackle the circuitry, add an Arduino library and get the code running on the device. At the end of this, you’ll have JSON-encoded data streaming to your computer.

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Lynxmotion Robot Kits

Lynxmotion Robot Kits | Heron | Scoop.it
Offers a wide range of robot kits and components including arms, wheeled robots, and walking robots. Based in Pekin, Illinois, United States.
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voxeljet SYSTEMS- VX4000: das großformatige 3D-Drucksystem

voxeljet SYSTEMS- VX4000: das großformatige 3D-Drucksystem | Heron | Scoop.it
Die VX4000 ist ein großformatiges 3D-Druck-System zur Herstellung beliebiger Objekte aus Partikelmaterial. Objekte aus 3D-CAD-Daten vollautomatisch erstellt. Die Anlage ist robust ausgelegt und mit hochwertiger Technik ausgestattet.
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Books

Books | Heron | Scoop.it

Many of the books are available from amazon.com. Links are provided directly to the amazon.com page for the specific title where you can usually find additional information or purchase the books. Referral fees are paid to Puzzle World for books purchased via these links.

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Skybotix Technologies - Advanced Micro Aerial Vehicles

Skybotix Technologies - Advanced Micro Aerial Vehicles | Heron | Scoop.it

he CoaX contains an integrated Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU), a pressure sensor, a down-looking sonar, three side looking sonar and a color camera. To communicate with the world, the robot has a Bluetooth (or ZigBee) module and a optional WiFi module. It can also be controlled via a 2.4GHz remote control. The CoaX contains two DSPs (dsPIC33). One is used for sensor data-fusion and the second one for control and communication.

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Drawdio kit [v1.1] ID: 124 - $17.50 : Adafruit Industries, Unique & fun DIY electronics and kits

Drawdio kit [v1.1] ID: 124 - $17.50 : Adafruit Industries, Unique & fun DIY electronics and kits | Heron | Scoop.it
Adafruit Industries, Unique & fun DIY electronics and kits Drawdio kit [v1.1] ID: 124 - Drawdio is an electronic pencil that lets you make music while you draw! It's great project for beginners: An easy soldering kit with instant gratification.
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Matchcoat.wmv

How to turn a blanket, some cordage, and a safety pin into a field expedient blanket coat/match coat. This was popular among Native Americans and Colonial's ...
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3D Printer Build Week: Day 1 video

3D Printer Build Week: Day 1 video | Heron | Scoop.it
Watch this video on CNET TV: What does it take to build your own 3D printer? Thanks to Makergear providing us with its Mosaic 3D printer DIY kit, we're about to find out.
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Mechanical Valentine Inspired by Lost Treasure and Gothic Steampunk - PR Web (press release)

Mechanical Valentine Inspired by Lost Treasure and Gothic Steampunk - PR Web (press release) | Heron | Scoop.it
PR Web (press release)Mechanical Valentine Inspired by Lost Treasure and Gothic SteampunkPR Web (press release)It is also reminiscent of the inner workings of automata, which often used brass mechanisms and clockwork-type motions to create a...
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Carlos Zapata Automata: Tinkering

Carlos Zapata Automata: Tinkering | Heron | Scoop.it
Tinkering. I have finished a commission for The Exploratorium Museum in San francisco http://www.exploratorium.edu/ to make an automata For the Museums tinkering workshop. Its 70 cm High (28 Inches ).
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