NASA Software Catalog offers an extensive portfolio of software products for a wide variety of technical applications.The catalog is available for use at no charge. Certain codes have been licensed by NASA for commercial purposes and are only available to other agencies or companies with a government contract. If a software product is availablefor commercial purposes, a statement indicating that the code “is available for Continue reading “NASA Free Software catalog for 2017-2018”
Before you continue to read this article, please check right from this text field and maybe you can notice CoinDesk’s bitcoin website ticker widget running in our home page. Very helpful small frame script. From some time ago people working on a project to create a physical device which can solve the same task and it can work outside of dead loop of smartphone-tablet-laptop cycles. Our friends from TicrThing -makers of wireless gadgets and crypto Continue reading “TicrThing-The first hardware Bitcoin ticker campaign is now active on IndieGoGo”
Ubuntu Core, also known as Snappy, is a stripped down version of Ubuntu, designed to run securely on autonomous machines, devices and other internet-connected digital things. From homes to drones, these devices are set to revolutionise many aspects of our lives, but they need an operating system that is different from that of traditional PCs.
A team at the Wyss Institute and Harvard SEAS has developed a new micro-scale printing method to create transformable objects. These “4D-printed” objects go a step beyond 3D printing to incorporate a fourth dimension–time.
The method was inspired by the way plants change shape over time in response to environmental stimuli. This orchid-shaped structure is printed with a hydro gel composite ink containing aligned cellulose fibrils, which enable an-isotropic swelling. A proprietary mathematical model developed by the team precisely predicts how the fibrils will swell in water. Continue reading “4D Printing: Shapeshifting Architecture”
Maker Faire is part science fair, part county fair, and part something entirely new! As a celebration of the Maker Movement, it’s a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness.
Faire gathers together tech enthusiasts, crafters, educators, tinkerers, food artisans, hobbyists, engineers, science clubs, artists, students, and commercial exhibitors. Makers come to show their creations and share their learnings. Makers range from tech enthusiasts to crafters to homesteaders to scientists to garage tinkerers. They are of all ages and backgrounds. The aim of Maker Faire is to entertain, inform, connect and grow this community. The original Maker Faire event was held in San Mateo, CA and in 2015 celebrated its tenth Continue reading “Barcelona Mini Maker Fair 2016”
Interesting project can be found this year at Barcelona Mini Maker fair 2016.
The purpose of the TicrCube is to display the current Bitcoin price in a local currency. Many Bitcoin enthusiasts (including ourselves) check the Bitcoin price several times per day online or via smartphone apps, but currently no dedicated device exists to do this effortlessly. The TicrCube is wireless and intended to stay at the user’s office desk or workstation, but it could brought along outdoors. The device connects to the local WiFi network or hotspot of the user, polls the Bitcoin price Continue reading “Bitcoin TicrCube presented at Barcelona Mini Maker Fair”
Last weekend we were invited to visit Green Fab in the outskirts of Barcelona. A project promoted by Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia and part of the Fab City network. One dream place for green thinking and birthplace for many of the environment-friendly and adorable projects coming out from Makers community recently. The Lab is situated in the center of Collserola park-the largest metropolitan park in the world – 22 times larger than Central Park in New York. Incredible Continue reading “Green FabLab Barcelona-Learning from nature to change the world”
A team of Northwestern University engineers has created a new way to print three-dimensional metallic objects using rust and metal powders.
While current methods rely on vast metal powder beds and expensive lasers or electron beams, Northwestern’s new technique uses liquid inks and common furnaces, resulting in a cheaper, faster, and more uniform process. The Northwestern team also demonstrated that the new method works for an extensive variety of metals, metal mixtures, alloys, and metal oxides and compounds. “This is exciting because most advanced manufacturing methods
In 2014 LG announced that it has built an 18-inch-OLED display that rolls up like your daily newspaper. Now the company is ready to remove the drapes of secrecy and unveil its ultra-thin display at CES 2016.
A new company dubbed 3D MicroPrint has unveiled a new micro laser sintering technology (MLS) for 3D printing tiny metal components for potential applications in industries like watchmaking, cars, and medicine.
Aprecia Pharmaceuticals Company today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved SPRITAM® levetiracetam for oral use as a prescription adjunctive therapy in the treatment of partial onset seizures, myoclonic seizures and Continue reading “3D-Printed Pill Gets Approval”
AADRL Spyropoulos Design Lab from Theodore Spyropoulos on Vimeo. Research from the AADRL Spyropoulos Design Lab exploring an architecture that is self-aware, self-structured and self-assembles. The research explores high population of mobility agents that evolve an architecture that moves beyond the fixed and finite towards a behavioural model of interactive human and machine ecologies. Continue reading AADRL Spyropoulos Design Lab
In 2017, Dutch designer Joris Laarman will wheel a robot to the brink of a canal in Amsterdam. He’ll hit an “on” button. He’ll walk away. And when he comes back two months later, the Netherlands will have a new, one-of-a-kind bridge, 3-D printed in a steel arc over the waters. This isn’t some Continue reading “Robot 3d printing bridges”
Placed in front of the canvas, wall, or building, Tinta Solta’s Kinect sensor detects the user’s movements, which, when sent through an Arduino custom controller, dictate the path of the drone- Continue reading “Graffiti Robot”
Pantogram is a Japanese company of creative minds and hands who specialize in model-making for commercial applications. They’re work has been featured on the cover of magazines, CD covers, and textbooks. Perhaps you’re familiar with the April Fool’s pranks that Continue reading “Steam Punk Hardware from Pantogram”
All Things Fall – 3D printed zoetrope by Mat Collishaw from Sebastian Burdon on Vimeo. And here 3D-printed Fibonacci Zoetrope Blooms: Strobe-Animated Sculptures from Pier 9 on Vimeo. Continue reading Zoetropes
8 Bits, 3 Dimensions is a collaboration between artists Adam Lister and Isaac Budmen. It is a collection of “prints” — 2D and 3D — depicting iconic images of art and culture using a method that is immediate and digital, but also tangibly timeless.