Air Hockey Robot The Air Hockey Robot, developed by Jose Julio out of some spare 3D printer parts and a PS3 camera, is a tough competitor to beat. The robot uses its camera and an Arduino Mega to correctly predict the trajectory of the puck, even when it’s rebounding haphazardly across the table. With freedom of motion […]
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Joerg Sprave’s slingshot fireworks launcher. Bottle rockets are always fun to shoot off but they are often dangerous. You are going to need more power if you want to make it into a real macho guy thing or make it go into orbit. (Videos)
In New York last week, A working prototype of a low-cost electroencephalography device funded by the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) made its debut, the first step in the agency’s effort to jumpstart a do-it-yourself revolution in neuroscience.
Dylan Laas Twelve year old Dylan Laas says Robohand makes him look like Darth Vader. Dylan is missing the fingers on one hand as a result of Amniotic Band Syndrome. For $150, the 3-D printed Robohand lets him grab things with bendable fingers, which most prosthetic hands don’t. (Video)
3D printed car. What is your dream car? Is it the DeLorean from Back to the Future or the Aston Martin DB5 from James Bond? Almost everyone’s got a dream car. Unfortunately, these cars either don’t exist in real life or are just too expensive to even consider buying.
Like YouTube, Facebook, or blogging platforms, it’s almost hard to believe there was an Internet without Kickstarter, which may be the greatest testament to its success. In 2009, the site generated about $23 million for its projects–an impressive figure by all accounts–but in 2012, Kickstarter pulled in roughly 10 times that, leapfrogging the grant budget […]
A DIY bioprinter 3D printers have been used to print iPhone cases, gun parts, even chocolate candies. Now biohackers, a group that meets at BioCurious, a community biology laboratory in Sunnyvale, California, has created a do-it-yourself inkjet printer that can print living cells. (Video)
iPhone 4 with JaTiKi Mount Part “A” (shown in anodized Blue) The JaTiKi Mount is an innovative, first of its kind, multi-purpose mounting system for the iPhone 4/4s/5 and any other personal electronic device. By incorporating powerful rare earth magnets, 1/4-20 threaded holes, and other CNC machined features into a two-disc mounting system, we […]
Either you get with the code or get left out in the cold. As technology becomes more and more ingrained in our everyday lives, you have to make a choice: Are you a consumer of tech, or are you someone who understands it? Buying the latest iPhone and keeping up with the who-works-where, who’s-launching-what tech […]
. The DaVinci Inventor Showcase will take place on Oct 13th The economic downturn has forced us to rethink our lives. For many, this means a time of stepping into the workshop to give shape to ideas that have been waiting for the right opportunity to emerge. While Hollywood likes to portray inventors as the […]