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Month: November 2016

Robotics | IoT

DiResta Picks the Contents for the Latest Maker Box

Jimmy DiResta is curating the items in the latest Maker Box, so you could have some handpicked gifts from the man himself.
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Will VR Disrupt the Airline Industry? Sci-Fi Show Meets Press Virtually Instead of Flying

A proposed benefit of virtual reality is that it could one day eliminate the need to move our fleshy bodies around the world for business meetings and work engagements. Instead, we’ll be meeting up with colleagues and associates in virtual spaces. While this would be great news for the environment and businesspeople sick of airports, it would be troubling news for airlines. Business travel accounts for almost 30% of the roughly $1.3 trillion in annual revenue of the airline… read more

Will VR Disrupt the Airline Industry? Sci-Fi Show Meets Press Virtually Instead of Flying

A proposed benefit of virtual reality is that it could one day eliminate the need to move our fleshy bodies around the world for business meetings and work engagements. Instead, we’ll be meeting up with colleagues and associates in virtual spaces. While this would be great news for the environment and businesspeople sick of airports, […]

The Man Who Invented VR Goggles 50 Years Too Soon

Hugo Gernsback believed millions yearned for his 3D TV eyeglasses

6 Common Problems to Avoid When Building a Strandbeest

Theo Jansen’s Strandbeest has no doubt inspired many makers. Here’s some tips if you’d like to recreate your own.
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New mini robot sub unveiled at the National Oceanography Centre

The first robotic microsub capable of being deployed from a robotic boat was unveiled at the Marine Autonomous and Technology Annual Showcase this November, at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC).

Convert Scientific Data into Synthesized Music

Reimagine all of your scientific data as music with MusicAlgorithms, which can translate points on a graph to corresponding tones.
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Robot Gift Guide 2016

A dozen robots that we promise will make fantastic holiday gifts