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Paranoia or Patriotism: Government agency develops tiny Nano Hummingbird spy bot - Digitaltrends.com

Paranoia or Patriotism: Government agency develops tiny Nano Hummingbird spy bot - Digitaltrends.com | Heron | Scoop.it
Digitaltrends.comParanoia or Patriotism: Government agency develops tiny Nano Hummingbird spy botDigitaltrends.comActually it's both, the Nano Hummingbird spy bot is a tiny robot that mimics the movements of a hummingbird and is capable of indoor...
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Learning Microcontrollers and Robotics in the DroneBot Workshop | Make:

Learning Microcontrollers and Robotics in the DroneBot Workshop | Make: | Heron | Scoop.it
Discover an excellent YouTube channel for learning hobby electronics, microcontrollers, robotics, and drones.
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Mechanisms: Mechanical Seals

Mechanisms: Mechanical Seals | Heron | Scoop.it
On the face of it, keeping fluids contained seems like a simple job. Your fridge alone probably has a dozen or more trivial examples of liquids being successfully kept where they belong, whethe
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Mission Space Lab flight status announced! | FreeIO

Mission Space Lab flight status announced! | FreeIO | Heron | Scoop.it
Students from ESA membership and associate countries had the chance to design science experiments and write code to be run on one of our two Raspberry Pis on the International Space Station (ISS).
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PowerUp releases its phone-controlled paper airplane

PowerUp releases its phone-controlled paper airplane | Heron | Scoop.it
PowerUp first previewed its smartphone-controlled paper airplane back in 2014, but now it's finally available to everyone. The startup has announced that
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Smart Swarms of Robots Seek Better Algorithms

Smart Swarms of Robots Seek Better Algorithms | Heron | Scoop.it
New algorithms show how swarms of very simple robots can be made to work together as a group.
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Pololu - TI launches Robotics System Learning Kit (TI-RSLK) based on Pololu Romi platform

Pololu - TI launches Robotics System Learning Kit (TI-RSLK) based on Pololu Romi platform | Heron | Scoop.it
Texas Instruments just launched their new Robotics Learning System Kit (TI-RSLK), a complete robotics kit and curriculum aimed at university students and based on our Romi platform. Twenty modules with lecture notes, lab activities, and over a hundred videos are all publicly available now.
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Donut-shaped drone that isn't hurt by collisions /

Donut-shaped drone that isn't hurt by collisions / | Heron | Scoop.it
Cleo is a donut-shaped drone with a single propellor in the center, which steers by changing the airflow direction, so its blades are entirely contained – and can’t be easily broken when the …
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Virgin Galactic’s VR-powered website lets you tour its spaceships

Virgin Galactic’s VR-powered website lets you tour its spaceships | Heron | Scoop.it
As Virgin Galactic gears up for commercial spaceflights and science research, the company has partnered up with Microsoft and its Edge browser to create a ne
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Want to See if Your Kid Is a Genius? Now You Can 3D Print Einstein's Toy Blocks at Home - Print (video)

Want to See if Your Kid Is a Genius? Now You Can 3D Print Einstein's Toy Blocks at Home - Print (video) | Heron | Scoop.it
Project Is Part of Real Play Coalition Launched in Davos by Ikea, Unilever and Lego
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Nuro’s self-driving vehicle is a grocery-getter and errand-runner

Nuro’s self-driving vehicle is a grocery-getter and errand-runner | Heron | Scoop.it
Not every self-driving car has to be able to move passengers from point A to point B. Take, for example, Nuro: The startup just revealed their unique..
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The MB&F MoonMachine 2 reconnects you with the celestial

The MB&F MoonMachine 2 reconnects you with the celestial | Heron | Scoop.it
If and when your crypto investments go back up feel free to spend about $100,000 on one of these new creations from the watchmakers at MB&F and noted..
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MIT Breaks Autonomous Drone Speed Limits By Not Sweating Obstacles

MIT Breaks Autonomous Drone Speed Limits By Not Sweating Obstacles | Heron | Scoop.it
How does one go about programming a drone to fly itself through the real world to a location without crashing into something? This is a tough problem, made even tougher if you’re pushing spee…
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Harley Davidson’s EV debut could electrify the motorcycle industry

Harley Davidson’s EV debut could electrify the motorcycle industry | Heron | Scoop.it
Harley Davidson will launch its first production e-motorcycle in 2019. Yes, the iconic symbol of American steel and piston popping internal combustion is..
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Watch a Tesla-powered Honda Accord Blast from 0-to-60 in 2.7 Seconds

Watch a Tesla-powered Honda Accord Blast from 0-to-60 in 2.7 Seconds | Heron | Scoop.it
Automotive madman Jimmy Built managed to cram the drive unit from a Tesla Model S and the battery pack from a Chevy Volt into an old Honda Accord. Th
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littleBits launches more accessible $40 'Hall of Fame' kits

littleBits launches more accessible $40 'Hall of Fame' kits | Heron | Scoop.it
littleBits kits are a great way to teach kids how to build their own toys and electronics, but they're not exactly cheap. The Star Wars Droid inventor set
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Air Hogs' Supernova packs motion controls in a kid-friendly drone

Air Hogs' Supernova packs motion controls in a kid-friendly drone | Heron | Scoop.it
Toy drones have been cheap and plentiful over the past few years, but it's really hard for new products to stand out from the pack when they need to keep th
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Filming TV screens at 380,000 fps shows exactly how they produce "moving" images

Filming TV screens at 380,000 fps shows exactly how they produce "moving" images | Heron | Scoop.it
Modern display technology is pretty amazing. It’s come such a long way since its early days of black & white. And since shifting from the Cathode Ray Tube (CRT) TVs of the 90s to flat panel Plasma, LCD and OLED technology, they’ve come even further. But how do they actually draw that image on the …
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Conheça o ‘supercarro’ que a Mercedes-AMG criou para os mares –

Conheça o ‘supercarro’ que a Mercedes-AMG criou para os mares – | Heron | Scoop.it
Na verdade não é um "supercarro" mas sim um "superbarco". Avaliado em dois milhões de dólares, o modelo, que foi apresentado na quinta-feira, em Miami, EUA, foi fabricado pela Mercedes-AMG em parceria com o 515 Project One, da Cigarrette Racing. Este “charuto”, com 3.100 cavalos e uma capacidade de
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3Doodler’s new kit lets kids draw bodies for robotic insects

3Doodler’s new kit lets kids draw bodies for robotic insects | Heron | Scoop.it
3Doodler has partnered with Hexbug to let kids create their own robotic insects that can scurry their way through mazes.
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The Voltera V-One Can Print Circuit Boards on Your Desktop

The Voltera V-One Can Print Circuit Boards on Your Desktop | Heron | Scoop.it
Voltera's machine lets you print two layer circuit boards right on your desktop. Its plotter lays down layers of silver-based conductive ink, makin
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MIT uses Lego to prototype low-cost micro pumps

MIT uses Lego to prototype low-cost micro pumps | Heron | Scoop.it
Lego bricks (or, if you're not a pedant, Legos) are highly precise and highly consistent plastic objects. Anywhere you go in the world the Lego is th
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Skyrora: Scotland joins space race with 3D printed suborbital launch vehicle | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News

Skyrora: Scotland joins space race with 3D printed suborbital launch vehicle | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News | Heron | Scoop.it
Edinburgh-based Skyrora, a company with partners in Ukraine, will launch a partially 3D printed suborbital vehicle from the north of Scotland later this year. Skyrora's rocket engines run on hydrogen peroxide and kerosene.
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Italdesign readies Zerouno Roadster for Geneva auto show

Italdesign readies Zerouno Roadster for Geneva auto show | Heron | Scoop.it
Italdesign Giugiaro turned 50 on Tuesday and celebrated with the release of a teaser shot for a supercar debuting next month at the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show. The supercar is the open-top version of last year's Zerouno, the first car to be sold under Italdesign's own eponymous brand, and from the angle shown it's shaping up to resembl
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