Monthly Archives: August 2013

3D Printed Molds for Creating Flexible Links with Sugru Tutorial #3DThursday #3DPrinting

edhagopian shared this story from adafruit industries blog. Check out this handy 3D printing + Sugru mold making tutorial from RobotGrrl for creating useful flexible links for robotics projects and more! In this tutorial we will be designing a mould … Continue reading

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Primer on Bluetooth Low Energy

edhagopian shared this story from Hack a Day. We’re sure that, like us, you’ve heard at least something about Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE). Blutooth 4.0 is another name for BLE and it’s already available in some smartphones; starting with the iPhone … Continue reading

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Microsoft explained 3D Printing Support in Windows 8.1

edhagopian shared this story from 3ders.org. Microsoft annouced it was adding in native 3D printer support to Windows 8.1. That means you can 3D print an item directly from third-party applications by click "print". Today the company gives a lot … Continue reading

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E-ink display wirelessly powered by NFC

edhagopian shared this story from adafruit industries blog. E-ink display wirelessly powered by NFC The NFC-WISP is an open source platform, with hardware and firmware freely available to collaborators. The team paired an Android phone to the NFC-WISP and employed … Continue reading

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Supercapacitor Options for Energy-Harvesting Systems

edhagopian shared this story from Electronics-Lab.com Blog. by Jon Gabay, Low-power microcontrollers have done much to improve longevity in energy-harvesting systems. Clever architectures and use of low-power modes lets micros draw nanoamperes of current while preserving registers and configuration data. … Continue reading

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Autodesk 123D – Personal Fabrication, 3D Printing, and Making Products and Services #3DThursday #3DPrinting

edhagopian shared this story from adafruit industries blog. It is interesting to watch how 3D design tools and online repositories are now rising to the challenge raised back in the early coverage of Thingiverse — when will these tools and … Continue reading

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MIT Welcomes Makers with New Maker Portfolio

edhagopian shared this story from MAKE. The MIT Admissions Dept is making it possible for young makers to share their projects as part of the application process, starting this year. Read more on MAKE via edhagopian’s blurblog http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/makezineonline/~3/GjQeWHdR9zs/

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