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Month: January 2016

Robotics | IoT

A smart self-installing car safety seat

4moms-carseat-safety-smart-appThe smart seat by 4moms installs itself, automatically adjusting levels and tensioning to fit perfectly with the car’s interior.

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Material can store sunlight and release it later as heat

mit-energy-solar-heatResearchers at MIT have developed a new material that can store solar energy through a chemical reaction.

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Autonomous fireproof drone can reccy high-rise fires

faros-1-drone-firefighter-autonomousFAROS is a fireproof drone, that can autonomously navigate a fire site and provide vital data and information before firefighters go in.

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Startup delivers birth control pills on-demand

CC Credit: Monik MarkusNurx is an app that helps deliver free contraceptive medication to women in San Francisco.

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The Interactive Sound Art of Peter Vogel

An inspiring mini-documentary about a German scientist turned interactive sound art pioneer
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The Secret to the Brain’s Memory Capacity May Be Synapse Size

“I consider that a man’s brain originally is like a little empty attic, and you have to stock it with such furniture as you choose… It is a mistake to… read more
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This Birdhouse Is the Perfect Intro to Autodesk 123D

Design a simple birdhouse using Autodesk 123D.
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Future ‘Mad Men’ Will Buy Ad Space in Your Dreams

The smaller computers get, the more they invade our personal space (or from another perspective, the more we invite them into it). We’ve gone from lonely industrial age mainframes to pocket computers… read more
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We’re Stoked for These 2 New Features in Meshmixer

3D printing with multiple materials? Want to turn your 3D designs into flat patterns? Then you’ll be as excited as we were for Meshmixer 3.
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Funding and acquisition spree continues

2015 was a phenomenal year for funding and acquiring robotic companies. Over $1.32 billion in seed, cro…