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Technology uses micro-windmills to recharge cell phones - News Center - UT Arlington

Technology uses micro-windmills to recharge cell phones - News Center - UT Arlington | HiTechIT | Scoop.it
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Stir Kinetic Desk Tracks Calories Burned and Helps You Stay Fit at Work

Stir Kinetic Desk Tracks Calories Burned and Helps You Stay Fit at Work | HiTechIT | Scoop.it
The latest fitness trend in offices around the country is employees giving up their chairs in order to stand while working. Now Stir, a Pasadena, CA compa
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California Startup, Tribogenics, Develops Smart Phone Sized Portable X-ray Machines

California Startup, Tribogenics, Develops Smart Phone Sized Portable X-ray Machines | HiTechIT | Scoop.it
A Southern California startup called Tribogenics is using a new method of producing X-rays, fleshed out by Darpa-funded research at UCLA, to make X-ray machines more robust and portable.
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Amid the quest for self-cleaning windows, MIT scientists found a brand new source of green energy

Amid the quest for self-cleaning windows, MIT scientists found a brand new source of green energy | HiTechIT | Scoop.it
In the future, if you need to charge your iPhone, you might just be able to snatch some energy from the air. Or more specifically, the carbon-free electricity that is generated when charged water droplets repel each other, say scientists at the...
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Scientists Put Backpacks on Dragonflies to Track Their Brains in Flight | Wired Science | Wired.com

Scientists Put Backpacks on Dragonflies to Track Their Brains in Flight | Wired Science | Wired.com | HiTechIT | Scoop.it
The brain of a dragonfly has to do some serious calculations -- and fast -- if it hopes to nab a mosquito or midge in midair.
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DARPA’s Robotic Hand Can Unlock and Open Your Door

DARPA’s Robotic Hand Can Unlock and Open Your Door | HiTechIT | Scoop.it
Engineers often turn to nature for inspiration, but working from evolutionary blueprints isn’t always necessary.
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Prototype Drone Boat Gets Upgraded for an Epic Atlantic Crossing | Wired Design | Wired.com

Prototype Drone Boat Gets Upgraded for an Epic Atlantic Crossing | Wired Design | Wired.com | HiTechIT | Scoop.it
Last year, Greg Holloway set out to build an ocean drone, based on the Raspberry Pi $35 computer.
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New Software Reveals “Hidden Information” In Video Footage

New Software Reveals “Hidden Information” In Video Footage | HiTechIT | Scoop.it
Leave it up to those brainiacs at MIT to come up with a technology like this. With a nifty video processing program they’re able to see changes impossible to see with the naked eye.
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The Official Ultra-Ever Dry Product Video - Superhydrophobic and oleophobic coating

OUR VIDEO HAS GONE VIRAL! WE'VE HAD MORE THAN 800,000 VIEWS IN THE PAST 48 HOURS. SO, IF YOU'VE TRIED TO GET IN TOUCH WITH US, LEFT A VOICEMAIL OR SENT AN EM...
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Magnetically levitated vehicles could soon be powered by light

Magnetically levitated vehicles could soon be powered by light | HiTechIT | Scoop.it
Researchers at Aoyama Gakuin University in Japan have managed to influence the direction of magnetically levitated disks using nothing more than light. In a recent study, the team disclosed how the...
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Glupe elever spiller seg bedre - Moss Avis

Glupe elever spiller seg bedre - Moss Avis | HiTechIT | Scoop.it

Glupe elever spiller seg bedreMoss AvisSPILLER SEG OPP: Lærer Gunnar Hovd (foran), rektor Per Hedum (midten), sammen med TAF-elevene, bak f.v., Fredrik, Preben, Olav, Markus, Eirik og Kasper, og videre neste rekke fv., Ingvild, Leah, og Olav, og...


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BMW Solar Car Port for i8 and i3 | wordlessTech

BMW Solar Car Port for i8 and i3 | wordlessTech | HiTechIT | Scoop.it
BMW revealed the one-car solar garage to house the new i3 and forthcoming i8 electric vehicles, as part of the official media launch of… Read more
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A Kids' Book Where Every Character Can Be 3-D Printed | Wired Design | Wired.com

A Kids' Book Where Every Character Can Be 3-D Printed | Wired Design | Wired.com | HiTechIT | Scoop.it
Each item was carefully designed to advance the plot, but also to teach kids the diverse capabilities of these machines.
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Video: Do You Want to Taste Your Smartphone? - Mobile Magazine

Video: Do You Want to Taste Your Smartphone? - Mobile Magazine | HiTechIT | Scoop.it
You can see your phone and you can hear your phone, but would you want to taste your phone? Scientists from the National University of Singapore think you do and they've already started working on the tech to support this kind of functionality.
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Volvo Invents a Solar Panel That Unfurls From the Car Trunk | Wired Design | Wired.com

Volvo Invents a Solar Panel That Unfurls From the Car Trunk | Wired Design | Wired.com | HiTechIT | Scoop.it
Volvo and Synthesis Design + Architecture have designed a stylish solar-powered pavilion that can be deployed to recharge an EV wherever there is UV.
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New Microsoft Kinect Measures Heartbeat from Skin Tone Changes

New Microsoft Kinect Measures Heartbeat from Skin Tone Changes | HiTechIT | Scoop.it
Yesterday Microsoft released its new Xbox One gaming system, and with it a new Kinect camera. The original Kinect somewhat surprisingly found use in the cl
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App turns teachers’ smartphones into automatic exam graders

App turns teachers’ smartphones into automatic exam graders | HiTechIT | Scoop.it
Quick Key is a new app that makes grading multiple choice papers quicker and easier, enabling teachers to spend more time fine-tuning their teaching plans.
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Taranis

Taranis is an unmanned combat aircraft system advanced technology demonstrator programme.
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TED: The Greatest Platform Worth Sharing | Online Classes

No one can deny that TED.com is one of the most successful and iconic idea-sharing platforms online. Since 2006, TED Talk videos have racked up over 800 million
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Superhydrophobic Water - Part III

The "superhydrophobic" water droplets from the first part can be also rolled over paper. Here you can see two colored droplets being rolled over normal white...
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At UK hospital, LED-illuminated wall helps calm children on the way to surgery

London's Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children has installed an LED-illuminated wall that soothes and engages kids on the way to the operating theater.
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