Sphero R2-D2 Teardown

The Star Wars series has garnered attention for multiple generations. The revolutionary special effects, dramatic storyline, and personable characters have made it a staple in the sci-fi community. Connected toymaker, Sphero,...

Dr. Brendan Englot on Making Marine Robotics More Autonomous

Sam Bartusek of Duro UAS recently spoke with Dr. Brendan Englot, researcher and assistant professor at Stevens Institute of Technology about his fascinating work in underwater robotics — his current lab develops software that makes...
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3D Printable Robot Controlled Using HTC Vive Developed in Russia

Alexander Ganyushkin sees a problem in robotic education for children: although there are “hundreds of robot clubs for children from 7 to 17 years,” these educational centers use primarily outdated technology....
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Lumen: Headset-free Mixed Reality Storytelling Platform

Arvind Sanjeev is an Interaction Designer who recently graduated from Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design.  He is the developer of Lumen, a Mixed Reality storytelling platform that lets people immerse in alternate...
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Life Hack for Manufacturing: MIT Studies Chinese Factories

Makers have one common goal: to create lean prototype solutions. Creating a “quick and dirty” solution can streamline creativity, without worrying about the details of creation, the duty of which is...
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Project Loon Balloons Bring Cell Service to Puerto Rico

Following the damage of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, 83% of Puerto Rico is still without electricity, forcing citizens to live without basic amenities like running water and cell service, which is...
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CES 2018 Overview: Highlights From The Consumer Electronics Show

The International Consumer Electronics Show was last week, and its top moment was when the show itself went dark: heavy rains caused a power outage at the event, causing major booths...

DESHIMA: Mapping The Most Distant Star Systems

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ty3EgtQ_6g DESHIMA is a completely new type of astronomical instrument with which a 3D map of the early universe can be constructed. In early October, Dutch and Japanese researchers installed the DESHIMA...
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Student Rocket Team Successfully Launches The Stratos II+

Guest Post by TU Delft TV  As one of Europe’s most successful university student rocket societies, Delft Aerospace Rocket Engineering performs spaceflight research and development on all fronts- from liquids, solid and hybrid engines to electronics and actively stabilised rockets. DARE is pursuing...
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Teaching Robots How To Weld For The Ship Building Industry

Guest Post by TU Delft TV  For the shipbuilding industry, two problems are becoming increasingly serious. One is the high cost of labour and the other is the hazardous work environment in shipyards....