Posts with «fun & games» label

This Sonic Amplifier Replica from Overwatch Actually “Shoots” Music

John Edgar Park’s replica of Lúcio’s Sonic Amplifier, from the video game Overwatch, mimics the gun’s in-game ability to “shoot” music.

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Assemble a Robot Opponent for Air Hockey

Use JJ Robots' kit and your Android phone to build an air hockey partner who's always game.

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Nvidia Jetson TX1 Cat Spotter and Laser Teaser

The Jetson TX1 Cat Spotter uses advanced neural networking to recognize when there's a cat in the room — and then starts teasing it with a laser.

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These Middle Schoolers Built a Custom Arduino Board Game to Explore Ancient Egypt

A hidden sarcophagus, digital dice, mummy voice over, and desert sound effects. This board game looks like it's fun and educational.

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Control Robots to Solve Puzzles in This Twitch-Style Robot Livestream

Robotics is a booming field that gets everyone excited, but when the talk comes to real life applications the response is a bit more tepid. Pundits tend to point to the “3 D’s”—dangerous, dirty and dull—but they often overlook a market with short term payoff: Entertainment. We are beginning to see some […]

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Play Like a 1920’s Phone Operator with This Switchboard Gaming Interface

Hello, Operator! is the gaming experience that puts you in the role of an 1920's phone operator. The controller is a vintage switchboard.

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Smart Baseball Allows You to Message it on Opening Day

Kansas City stages a 10-mile opening day pitch relay using a baseball that you can text message.

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Strap a Robot to Your Face! Your Expressions Are Now Controlled by Technology

Turn an old headlamp into a power assist for your eyebrows. Use an infrared remote control to raise, lower, waggle, and adjust.

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Arduino and LEDs Transform Your Fan into a Video Game Display

Super Ventilagon is the fan based gaming console that employs the Hall effect to play the super addictive Super Hexagon game.

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MAKE » Arduino 27 Feb 16:00

This Tennis Racket Grunts Like Maria Sharapova When You Swing It

You don't actually need to grunt to get a good tennis swing, so why not let you're tennis racket do all the grunting for you.

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MAKE » Arduino 21 Dec 13:30