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Mapping the inside of cramped, difficult-to-reach areas can be helpful to people such as plant operators, but drones flown in such places could easily crash. The LiDAR- and cage-equipped Elios 3 quadcopter was designed with that challenge in mind.Continue ReadingCategory: Drones, TechnologyTags: Mapping, LIDAR, Quadcopter
Brazil-based Studio Dlux has added playful elements to an international school in São Paulo that is housed within former warehouses. Read more

Posted by TechySam 9 hours ago (Editorial)

Because seeds may contain yield-reducing fungi, bacteria or viruses, they're often chemically treated before they're sold to farmers. A new mobile system, however, substitutes microbe-killing electrons for harsh and eco-unfriendly chemicals.Continue ReadingCategory: Environment, ScienceTags: Fraunhofer, Agriculture, Crops, Plants, Electrons, Antibacterial, Fungus
CamFi has announced a pair of new ultrafast, wireless tethering devices, the CamFi 3 and the CamFi 3 Plus. CamFi says that the new products are suitable for 'photographers needing remote support and for photographing architecture, news, sports and any outdoor needs.' Whether in a studio or out in the field, the CamFi 3 Plus promises compelling features.The CamFi 3 and 3 Plus tethering devices off
Researchers at Northwestern University in Illinois have demonstrated the world's smallest remote-controlled walking robot, at just half a millimeter wide. Such tiny machines can bend, twist, crawl, walk, turn and jump without hydraulics or electricity.Continue ReadingCategory: Robotics, TechnologyTags: Northwestern University, Crabs, Robotics, Remote-Control, Miniature, Shape Memory Alloys

Posted by TechySam 12 hours ago (Editorial)

A promising new future for Minneapolis is emerging from the trauma of George Floyd's murder by a police officer two years ago, writes his friend and local architect James Garrett Jr. Read more
Previously the exclusive domain of noisy combustion-engine bikes, more and more electric trials motorcycles are being launched. France's Electric Motion has been in the specialist e-moto game for over a decade, and has now revealed a new limited-edition competition model.Continue ReadingCategory: Motorcycles, TransportTags: Electric Motorcycles, Sports, Off-road
In his latest "Laws of Light" photography tutorial, Jay P. Morgan of The Slanted Lens shows how you can capture nice portraits with a diverse range of looks using only a single light and utilizing a bounce light technique. Bounce light is when you have a single light, and rather than pointing it directly at your subject, you bounce it off a reflective surface. It could be a ceiling, wall, or ev is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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