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NINJA SPHERE: Next Generation Control of Your Environment by Ninja Blocks

NINJA SPHERE: Next Generation Control of Your Environment by Ninja Blocks
Your Ninja Sphere learns about you, and your environment. It uses data from sensors and actuators to build a model that can inform you if something is out of place. It can monitor temperature, lighting, energy usage, you and your pets' presence, and anything else you connect to your sphere. By using data from your devices, environment, and location your sphere is able to advise you intelligently and give you control only when you need it. We already support a huge array of devices, but because our approach is open source, almost anybody can write and share a driver to connect a device to your sphere. This essentially future proofs your Ninja Sphere, giving you peace of mind that as new devices come onto the market, your Ninja Sphere can support them. The Spheramid is the gateway that enables the Ninja Sphere. WiFi - Any IP things like smart lightbulbs, IP cameras, smart TVs - anything that connects to your wireless or wired network. USB - The Spheramid is a whole (tiny) computer.

Open-source metal 3-D printer Source[edit] Gerald C. Anzalone, Chenlong Zhang, Bas Wijnen, Paul G. Sanders and Joshua M. Pearce, “Low-Cost Open-Source 3-D Metal Printing” IEEE Access, 1, pp.803-810, (2013). doi: 10.1109/ACCESS.2013.2293018 open access preprint Attention: For notification when this page is updated, sign up for a free Appropedia account, enable email, and "Watch" this page. See also: Abstract[edit] Technical progress in the open-source self replicating rapid prototyper (RepRap) community has enabled a distributed form of additive manufacturing to expand rapidly using polymer-based materials. Bill of Materials[edit] Printed Parts[edit] Print these STL files on any flavor of RepRap. Construction[edit] Note to Makers[edit] If you have made a RepRap before this will be easy -- if you are not familiar with RepRaps or Deltabots like the Rostock - more detailed build instructions are available at the MOST Prusa RepRap build page and the Delta Build Overview:MOST. Initial Prep[edit] Single pillar build[edit] 3X[edit]

Alternate reality game An alternate reality game (ARG) is an interactive networked narrative that uses the real world as a platform and employs transmedia storytelling to deliver a story that may be altered by players' ideas or actions. The form is defined by intense player involvement with a story that takes place in real time and evolves according to players' responses. Subsequently, it is shaped by characters that are actively controlled by the game's designers, as opposed to being controlled by artificial intelligence as in a computer or console video game. Players interact directly with characters in the game, solve plot-based challenges and puzzles, and collaborate as a community to analyze the story and coordinate real-life and online activities. ARGs generally use multimedia, such as telephones, email and mail but rely on the Internet as the central binding medium. Definition[edit] Unique terminology[edit] Among the terms essential to understand discussions about ARGs are: Computer/console/video games.

Games Sphero Macrolab Create easy, repeatable programs and macros for Sphero. Arrange simple commands and settings in any combination you choose to let Sphero drive autonomously, follow unique patterns, and more, all while learning basic programming. Play your commands, save favorites, and even share them with friends. Google PlayiTunes orBasic for Sphero Take your programming to the next level with orbBasic for Sphero and Ollie. Google PlayiTunes Sphero Macro Draw Use your Sphero to draw a shape! Google Play Sphero Lights Sphero Lights now works when the Sphero is Charging! Google Play Download SPRK lessons, learn the basics of programming, and actually have fun doing it.

What to do with a 3D Printer: Make Garden Tools This entry was posted on May 21, 2012 by Alex English. The gardening season is here and it's time to get out and work the dirt. Even very traditional home tasks and pastimes like gardening can benefit from a 3D Printer. I've got a few garden accessories that I've designed for myself to use in the garden this season. Hanging Garden Trellis Netting First, I needed a way to hang the trellis for my peas and green beans. Seed Spacer I use a hybrid system to lay out my garden, a combination of square foot gardening and hexagonal plant spacing. This kind of spacing isn't too hard to do by hand, but is much faster and easier with a tool to help. Here are the spacers (4 inches, 3 inches, 2 inches, and 1.5 inches: Here, you can see a bed of radishes planted using 2 inch spacing, and a few radishes harvested from that bed. Here are the designs for the Garden Spacer on Thingiverse, in 4 inch, 3 inch, 2 inch, and 1.5 inch spacings. For a few examples of what you might plant at different spacing: Slug Trap

Bukito Portable 3D Printer | Deezmaker Contact: Diego Porqueras, President Deezmaker, 290 N. Hill Ave. #5, Pasadena, CA 91103 PASADENA, CA (June 30, 2013) Deezmaker has introduced its Bukito small, portable 3-D printer in an eye-catching Kickstarter campaign. Diego Porqueras, Deezmaker’s President, explained the placement of the machine in its product line this way: “The Bukito fills a key niche in the marketplace for anyone who may want to have a small, rugged printer that they can take with them on their adventures. The Bukito is the latest in a line of printer kits from Deezmaker that includes their workhorse Bukobot (an eight-inch-cube print area) as well as a dual extruder version Bukobot. Kickstarter link: ABOUT DEEZMAKER: Deezmaker manufactures 3-D printer kits which are sold online and at its Pasadena, California retail store.

Hex: A copter that anyone can fly! by Benjamin Black Hex is a completely open source nanocopter kit made by a community of makers from around the world. It's also the world's first consumer electronic product that uses 3D printing technology to achieve personalization. What makes Hex so special: 1. Piloting made easy: With an extremely user-friendly control app, everyone can enjoy the feeling of being a pilot. 2. 3. 4. 5. New sensors added! Learn more: Piloting made easy! • Smartphone controlled Hex is controlled using smartphones and other mobile devices, so complicated remote controls are not required to get it off the ground. • Multiple control methods Hex can be controlled using the gravity sensors in a mobile device. • Utilizing Bluetooth 4.0 for communication Hex uses Bluetooth 4.0 since this communication protocol is available in most modern mobile devices. • Auto-stabilization See the world from a different perspective! • Camera compatibility Rewards

DIY Book Scanning | A forum dedicated to book scanning, open source, DIY digitization. Welcome to Leopoly | the Tricorder project دليلك العملي ماذا تعرف عن تقنية OLED - مستقبل شاشات العرض دليلك العملي ماذا تعرف عن تقنية OLED - مستقبل شاشات العرض في هذا المقال سنتعرف على تقنية مختلفة و رائعة في تصنيع شاشات العرض عالية الوضوح HDTV وهي تقنية OLED، لكن قبل أن نبدأ أود أن نتعرف بشكل مختصر على تاريخ هذه التقنية وبداياتها ؟ مصطلح OLED هو اختصار إلي organic light emitting diode أو الدايود العضوي الباعث للضوء، وبعيداً عن المصطلح الغريب هي تقنية ثورية تستخدم خواص بعض المواد العضوية التي التي يمكنها إصدار الضوء في حال تعرضها لفرق جهد كهربي و قد تمت أول اكتشاف لتلك الخواص ببعض المواد العضوية في خمسينيات القرن الماضي بجامعة نانسي بفرنسا ، و في عام 1987م بمعامل شركة كوداك تشكلت ملامح تقنية OLED بشكلها المعروف و توالت الأبحاث و النظريات على المواد العضوية الباعثة للضوء و أشهرها التي قدمها الدكتور/ آلان هيجر و فريقه و التي منح على أساسها جائزة نوبل في الكيمياء عام 2000 م عن البوليمرات الموصلة للكهرباء ، ومن بعدها بدأت العديد من الشركات في تصنيع النماذج الأولية من شاشات عرض تستخدم هذه التقنية .

The Free Universal Construction Kit Ever wanted to connect your Legos and Tinkertoys together? Now you can — and much more. Announcing the Free Universal Construction Kit: a set of adapters for complete interoperability between 10 popular construction toys. Fig. 1. Overview Video by Riley Harmon for F.A.T. F.A.T. The Free Universal Construction Kit offers adapters between Lego, Duplo, Fischertechnik, Gears! Motivation Our kids are already doing it! Opening doors to new creative worlds is one major reason we created the Free Universal Construction Kit. The Kit offers a “best of all worlds” approach to play and learning that combines the advantages of each toy system. Finally, in producing the Free Universal Construction Kit, we hope to demonstrate a model of reverse engineering as a civic activity: a creative process in which anyone can develop the necessary pieces to bridge the limitations presented by mass-produced commercial artifacts. Download Figure 2. We (F.A.T. Implementation Figure 3. Figure 4. Fig. 9. Keywords

Welcome - Fritzing Introducing The MakerBot Replicator™ EmailShare 900EmailShare January 10, 2012 (Brooklyn, NY) – MakerBot Industries is excited to announce the launch of its latest product, The MakerBot Replicator™, which will debut at CES in Las Vegas, NV on Tuesday, January 10th. Available in the MakerBot store for pre-order today! The MakerBot Replicator™ is the ultimate personal 3D printer, with MakerBot Dualstrusion™ (2-color printing) and a bigger printing footprint, giving you the superpower to print things BIG! Assembled in Brooklyn by skilled technicians, the MakerBot Replicator™ is ready within minutes to start printing right out of the box. Starting at $1749, The MakerBot Replicator™ is an affordable, open source 3D printer that is compact enough to sit on your desktop. With a build envelope that’s roughly the size of a loaf of bread, The MakerBot Replicator™ gives you the power to go big. The MakerBot Replicator™ is ideal for personalized manufacturing, providing a new way to make the things you want and need.