Weekend Watch: Maker Melissa’s Lab

A life-long hardware hacker takes to YouTube to share her process and her projects.

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B&R lighting system optimizes machine-vision performance

B&R’s integrated vision system features innovative lighting components. The flexible light bars and backlights ensure optimum results even in difficult lighting situations. Lighting control is synchronized with the automation system in the sub-µs range. As integral parts of the automation system, both cameras and lighting are easy to synchronize with other sensors, motor positions and…

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Roam Robotics raises $12M Series A for skiing exoskeleton

Certainly you’ve seen exoskeletons for medical and industrial use. But for skiers? Yes, there’s an exoskeleton now for that too. Roam Robotics, a San Francisco-based startup, closed a $12 million Series A round of funding. Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. led the investment round with participation from existing and new investors Boost VC, Heuristics Capital Partners,…

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How Blockchain Is Changing Computer Gaming

Ripples of change are starting to spread throughout the $108.9 billion computer gaming industry, as blockchain technology looks set to change core aspects of games enjoyed by 2.2 billion people around the world. Better security as well as new opportunities and incentives for gamers are just some of the benefits that blockchain can bring to […] […]