Posts Tagged 'remote'

CubeSensors: Track the Fitness of Your Home

While fitness sensors are cool, there are plenty of other uses for remote sensors. These environmental sensors allow you to keep track of indoor spaces in your home.

cubesensors sensors remote interior app

Read more @ Technabob

Stealthbot: The Sam Fisher of Robots

There are plenty of robots roaming around these days, but researchers have developed a robot that is designed to be the sneakiest robot out there. It uses background noises to mask its actual presence, which is pretty amazing.

sneaky csiro robot

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KANZ Field Power Desk Helps You Live and Work Well off the Grid

You know that when World War Z happens, you better be prepared because there’s no way that you’ll be able to charge your smartphone when the power grid is down. The KANZ Field Power Desk will help all technological zombie fighters to keep working and playing as long as the sun is still in the sky.

kanz power desk remote satellite

Read more @ Technabob

Stone Spray Robot, The In Situ Robotic 3D Printer

The Stone Spray robot was created as a 3D printer to produce architecture out of soil. While technically speaking, this robot wasn’t designed to create art, the results of its efforts and the research project sure look like some interesting sculptural works.

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Read more @ Technabob

Exposing 8,000 Years of Civilization with Satellites

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Analysis of the locations of ancient settlements can reveal the many connections between them.

Hidden beneath mounds of Earth, in the fertile crescent of the Middle East, lie overlooked networks of small settlements that date back millennia. Archaeologists are now probing these mounds to find out more about early human settlements.

Read more @ SciTechDaily

First 3D Printed Plane: Future of Drones and UAVs?

3D printing has been used in a variety of different ways, but this is the first time that I’ve seen it being used to print out a whole airplane. UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) are pretty important in the military these days, and even on science missions. Now, a team from the University of Southampton has printed out a working UAV, which is kind of amazing.

3d printed plane university southampton uk future

Read more @ Technabob

Water-Skier Controlled Tow Boat for Solo Show-Offs

It’s probably every water-skier’s (wet !) dream to have a remotely operated tow-boat. Although water-skiing normally requires at least two people – one to pilot the boat, and one to be pulled behind it, this thing will tow you around without needing anyone else.

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Read more @ Technabob


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