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Meta And Epson Create Wearable Augmented Reality Glasses With 3D Hand Tracking Support (video) | Geeky Gadgets

Meta And Epson Create Wearable Augmented Reality Glasses With 3D Hand Tracking Support (video) | Geeky Gadgets | Heron | Scoop.it

New startup company Meta is hoping to revolutionise the augmented reality market with a new device its has developed with the help of Epson, which is equipped with dual eye displays and two hand 3D tracking.

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CES 2018 : L’Electron Wheel transforme votre vélo en vélo électrique en moins d’une minute !

C'est au CES que nous avons découvert la roue Electron Wheel, qui permet de transformer n'importe quel vélo en vélo électrique et connecté ! Une nouvelle roue
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Logic gates made purely of joints and levers

Logic gates made purely of joints and levers | Heron | Scoop.it
Here’s a paper outlining a way to make logic gates out of nothing but links and rotary joints. It’s quite ingenious — binary states are indicated by the lean of the mechanisms, so…
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Scientists Put a Worm Brain in a Lego Robot Body - And It Worked

Scientists Put a Worm Brain in a Lego Robot Body - And It Worked | Heron | Scoop.it

The brain is really little more than a collection of electrical signals. If we can learn to catalogue those then, in theory, you could upload someone's mind into a computer, allowing them to live forever as a digital form of consciousness, just lik
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Zano Drone: Is it Back?

Zano Drone: Is it Back? | Heron | Scoop.it
The Zano Camera Project | Zano was a Kickstarter project with huge potential that raised over $3 million but spectacularly failed. While the Drone never shipped, the technology behind this product was very promising and caught the imagination of a few developers who were curious about exploring this further.
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The Ultimate Paper Airplane

The Ultimate Paper Airplane | Heron | Scoop.it
Over the last decade, designer Luca Iaconi-Stewart has been building an incredibly detailed model of a Boeing 777, right down to the tiny seats and moving landing gear, using only paper folders and…
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Australia's first electric plane takes to the skies

Australia's first electric plane takes to the skies | Heron | Scoop.it
It's easier to fly, safer and cheaper than a conventional aircraft — and will soon be running passengers between Perth and the popular holiday island of Rottnest on a single charge.
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Check Out This Jaw-dropping Gigantic LEGO Remote Controlled Crane

Check Out This Jaw-dropping Gigantic LEGO Remote Controlled Crane | Heron | Scoop.it
Dawid Szmandra made one of the best LEGO creations we've seen. It's a fully functioning, detailed and remote-controlled 1:24 scale model of the Liebher
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Fisker unveils self-driving shuttle built for smart cities

Fisker unveils self-driving shuttle built for smart cities | Heron | Scoop.it
Believe it or not, Fisker isn't just focused on upscale electric cars. The automaker has teamed up with China's Hakim Unique Group on the Orbit,
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"Death Star Dad" Returns With A Massive Millennium Falcon On His House | Make:

"Death Star Dad" Returns With A Massive Millennium Falcon On His House | Make: | Heron | Scoop.it
Behold this 28-foot Millennium Falcon that hovers over the roof of a neighborhood home. It's impressive...most impressive.
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Tiny construction vehicles on a tiny construction site

Tiny construction vehicles on a tiny construction site | Heron | Scoop.it
I would have set this video to the Fraggle Rock themesong. Via Digg.
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LEGO Technic Mack Anthem - The Awesomer

LEGO Technic Mack Anthem - The Awesomer | Heron | Scoop.it
A first look at a sweet new LEGO set based on Mack's workhorse trucks. The kit (#42078) includes includes all the parts needed to make two entirel
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The 2019 Lamborghini Urus Is a 650hp Crossover SUV

The 2019 Lamborghini Urus Is a 650hp Crossover SUV | Heron | Scoop.it
The italian exotic car maker's bonkers crossover SUV. It's powered by a twin-turbo V8 with 650 hp, has 4-wheel-drive, 4-wheel steering, adaptive ai
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The Open Source FM Radio receiver: Open Radio

The Open Source FM Radio receiver: Open Radio | Heron | Scoop.it
Nowadays, many of us have a smartphone in their pocket to connect with on-demand services like Spotify, iTunes, Google Play Music and more, to listen to their favorite music. Sure, being able to choose the music whenever you want to listen to it has its advantages, but you lose the charm of a radio jockey lighting up
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Porsche has a best seller in its scale-model engine

We already know that visitors to the Porsche Museum in Zuffenhausen have an affinity for honey. That's just one of the many items available in the gift shop you'll find on site. It's not the sweet sticky stuff that is a best-selling item though, as Porsche fans are clamoring to get their hands on an actual engine. Not the full-size mill, mind you, but
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This robotics hobbyist makes a living creating shitty robots

This robotics hobbyist makes a living creating shitty robots | Heron | Scoop.it
Simone Giertz's morning routine involves a lot of really bad robots. They fail miserably at waking her up, brushing her teeth and making her breakfast. The 25-year-old Swedish robot enthusiast has parlayed their failures into a very successful YouTube channel, and full-time job. Watch the video above to see some of her best (or rather, worst) robotic creations.
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(22) 1953 Firebird I and 1958 Firebird III - Jay Leno's Garage - YouTube

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Computer-Controlled Model Railroad Raises and Lowers from Within Coffee Table | #modeltrain #modelrailroad #cprail

Computer-Controlled Model Railroad Raises and Lowers from Within Coffee Table | #modeltrain #modelrailroad #cprail | Heron | Scoop.it
Christopher Plumley’s model railroad is not only impressive for the electronics and control systems in the model itself (from the trolley to the drive-in theater screen), but the whole thing …
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Indoor drone shows are here | Robohub

"2017 was the year where indoor drone shows came into their own. Verity Studios’ Lucie drones alone completed more than 20,000 autonomous flights"

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SpaceX shows a video flyby of its Falcon Heavy rocket

SpaceX shows a video flyby of its Falcon Heavy rocket | Heron | Scoop.it
SpaceX is getting ready to launch the secret Zuma mission on January 5th, but that Falcon 9 launch is small potatoes compared to what's to come later thi
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Your first robot: A beginner’s guide to ROS and Ubuntu Core [1/5]

Your first robot: A beginner’s guide to ROS and Ubuntu Core [1/5] | Heron | Scoop.it
The CamJam EduKit #3, which is a wheeled robot kit you assemble and control with a Raspberry Pi.
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Decoding Russian Meteor-M2 satellite images in real time

Decoding Russian Meteor-M2 satellite images in real time | Heron | Scoop.it
The Meteor-M N2 is a polar orbiting Russian weather satellite that was launched on July 8, 2014. Its main missions are weather forecasting, climate change monitoring, sea water monitoring/forecasting and space weather analysis/prediction. Meteor-M N2  transmits images using the digital LRPT…
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Watch: A fast-mo video of a flat-pack house that can be unfolded and assembled in 6 hours

Watch: A fast-mo video of a flat-pack house that can be unfolded and assembled in 6 hours | Heron | Scoop.it
M.A.Di. is a fully functional house that comes as a flat pack. You can unfold and assemble it in six hours – about as long as some IKEA furniture takes (at least when I’m building it). You do…
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These remarkably intricate insect models are crafted from bamboo

These remarkably intricate insect models are crafted from bamboo | Heron | Scoop.it
Noriyuki Saitoh creates these delightful life-sized insects from carved bamboo.
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Guy Builds Custom Skateboard for Riding Railroad Tracks

Guy Builds Custom Skateboard for Riding Railroad Tracks | Heron | Scoop.it
YouTuber Roadie fabricated a nifty motorized skateboarding rig that allows its rider to glide efforlessly (if not exactly quickly) along railroad tracks
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