Category Archives: tech

Dubai police hoverbike

INCREDIBLE VIDEO from Dubai! We installed a couple of World records! Hoverbike in all its glory – light and compact. Passed successful tests in extreme conditions – dust and heat. This is a special version of the hoverbike for the … Continue reading

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Magnetic dust collection

This is a magnetic dust fitting system that allows dust collection to quickly adapt to setups and keep up with the workflow no matter how the machines are arranged. It consists of a 4″ version and a 2.5″ version but … Continue reading

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A swarm of nano quadrotors – fave

Early stages of the development of ‘intelligent’ autonomous drones. Knowing what we know now, it gives us another reason to fear AI.

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Running DOOM

Guy gets DOOM to run on a super tiny Intel Edison computer. Won’t be long before we’ll be able to play the game on our toasters while waiting for it to pop.

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Chimp Bot

Development of a legged robot for inspection and disaster response for chemical, nuclear or other plants.

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3DOF Racing Simulator – Test Drive

An affordable motion platform for racing games. Created to be compact and cheap without compromising the experience. Seems like putting this on a VR system would be better than the 3 monitor set up.

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Sophia bot

Sophia is Hanson Robotics entry into humanoid female AI development. She’s easier to look at than that “creator” guy with no eyebrows. [4:29]

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Making a Robotic Loop

Finishing this may have taken me a little (4 MONTHS!*@!#) longer than I wanted. But here it is!

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Ballet rotoscope

Various moves are outlined as they happen.

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Security bots detect concealed carry

A new wave of Knightscope crime-fighting robots is rolling out to patrol malls and airports alongside human security guards. Someone will duct tape a toilet plunger to one of these with a sign,”EXTERMINATE!”

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iPhone news

Apple had their iPhone 8 presentation yesterday. Watch if you’re interested. Meet iPhone X iPhone X parody They removed TouchID for this

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WiFi

When the Internet goes down, these guys get desperate.

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The Essential Phone durability test

The standardized tests that we expect to see on every new smartphone apply even to the new kid on the block. The Essential phone gets the same durability test treatment. Even if you have no intention of buying this phone, … Continue reading

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Upgrades for Google Maps Street View

Expect to see a new fleet of Google Street View cameras on the road. Their new images, and possibly yours, are helping the company’s artificial intelligence index the world’s places. [4:43] Pretty soon their cameras will be able to look … Continue reading

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BeamNG drive crush testing – fave

Using software to crush vehicles is a lot less dangerous and expensive than doing it live. No cleanup either. [5:49]

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Handheld printer

Just like an inkjet printer, this “print gun” prints different designs, fonts, colors etc on any flat surface manually. How does it know printing left-to-right vs. right-to-left? There must be a button. More info.

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