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Watch These Robots Play With Trains

Watch These Robots Play With Trains

t seems the best way to impress someone on the market for a set of industrial robotic arms is to demo them playing with kid’s toys. First DENSO Robotics did it with slot cars, and now ABB gets in on the action with this mesmerizing model train demo. You’d think that demoing these IRB140 robots and their synced MultiMove software […]

by · March 24, 2014 · 1 comment · Fun Stuff, News, Technology, Video
Effective Thermal Insulation with Wood Foam – Fraunhofer

Effective Thermal Insulation with Wood Foam – Fraunhofer

Insulation materials of tomorrow must be both efficient and environmentally friendly. Fraunhofer scientists are developing insulation foam made from wood that could re- place petrochemical plastics in the long term. Climate protection is now a mandatory consideration for every building contractor. Only last October the German federal government tightened up its Energy Saving Ordinance (EnEV) even further by decreeing that […]

by · March 22, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Architecture, Economics, Home, News, Technology
ReconCraft – 45 Mph in Four Inches of Water

ReconCraft – 45 Mph in Four Inches of Water

The ability to patrol in shallow water (as little as 4″ (10cm)) ultimately means one thing for law enforcement, rescue, and commercial operators: increased patrol capability in your respective Area of Responsibility (AOR) and ultimately more coverage with the same asset. Originally developed to meet a U.S. government client’s request to patrol in an area previously inaccessible due to shallow […]

by · March 22, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · News, Sports, Technology
What If Your Sprinklers Were as Accurate as a Sniper?

What If Your Sprinklers Were as Accurate as a Sniper?

A built-in sprinkler system is a better way to water a garden than just standing there randomly blasting plants with a hose. And taking that idea one step further, the Droplet turns your sprinklers into intelligent snipers that only water the plants you tell them to using a focused stream—except when rainy weather already has. When connected to your home’s […]

by · March 22, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Home, News, Technology
Buy a Fire Breathing Dragon

Buy a Fire Breathing Dragon

The Flying Fire Breathing Dragon – Only $60,000 This is the remote controlled jet-powered dragon that soars through the air at up to 70 mph and belches propane-powered flame when on the ground. Proving its prowess before take-offs or after successful raids, the dragon’s LED eyes can be commanded to glow red while it emits a fiery 3′ blast of […]

by · March 22, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · News, Radio Control, Technology, Video
RoomScan – The App That Draws Floor Plans By Itself

RoomScan – The App That Draws Floor Plans By Itself

Ever needed to get the floor plan of a room into your computer? Maybe you’re planning some remodeling and need to know square footage? Check out this video: Via Locometric Get RoomScan on iTunes here.

Sir Lancelot’s Armor Holy Grail Series of Screen Protectors

Sir Lancelot’s Armor Holy Grail Series of Screen Protectors

Sir Lancelot’s Armor has developed the next generation screen protector known as the Holy Grail® Series of Screen Protectors. Unlike thin plastic protectors, the Holy Grail® Series actually are impact resistant! Did you know an that the latest smart phones utilize in-cell touch technology. This allows for ultra thin phones, but unfortunately, it is also very expensive to replace. For […]

by · March 18, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Gadgets, Technology
The Next Big Thing You Missed: 3-D Printing Promises Better Bionic Limbs for the War-Wounded

The Next Big Thing You Missed: 3-D Printing Promises Better Bionic Limbs for the War-Wounded

David Sengeh grew up in Sierra Leone during the African country’s decade-long civil war. The horribly bloody conflict was defined not just by the enormous death toll, but by the way rebel armies systematically severed the limbs of their enemies, leaving thousands of men, women, and children with missing arms and legs. Though the war ended more than a decade […]

by · March 18, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Medical, News, Technology
Father of the Web Meets a Robot Edward Snowden, Calls Him a Hero

Father of the Web Meets a Robot Edward Snowden, Calls Him a Hero

Edward Snowden made a surprise appearance at TED today, telling the mostly supportive crowd to expect more revelations from his vast cache of secret National Security Agency documents. The NSA whistleblower took to the stage during the conference’s second day via a video chatbot he controlled from what TED organizer Chris Anderson called an “undisclosed location.” Snowden said there are […]

by · March 18, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Politics, Technology
FreeD – Free Dimensional Video

FreeD – Free Dimensional Video

The proprietary freeD™ technology, which stands for Free Dimensional Video, will enable the next evolutionary step in video and the moving image. Up until now, video, broadcasting, and film has consisted of cameras capturing two-dimensional image data, which is essentially a sequence of changing flat “pixels” that represent reality. These images are then processed by either post-production facilities, or by […]

by · March 18, 2014 · 1 comment · News, Technology, Video