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Dragon Ball Z head-mounted Scouter computer replica

Reading Time: 2 minutes Dragon Ball Z head-mounted Scouter computer replica Arduino Team — October 26th, 2018 Those familiar with the Dragon Ball Z franchise will recognize the head-mounted Scouter computer often seen adorning character faces. As part of his Goku costume, Marcin Poblocki made an impressive replica, featuring a see-through lens that shows the “strength” of the person […]

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Single-handed smartwatch text entry with WrisText

Reading Time: 2 minutes Single-handed smartwatch text entry with WrisText Arduino Team — July 26th, 2018 Smartwatches can keep us informed of incoming information at a glance, but responding still takes the use of another hand, potentially occupied by other tasks. Researchers at Dartmouth College are trying to change that with their new WrisText system. The device divides the […]

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New Technique Can 3D Print Electronics Directly on Skin

Reading Time: 3 minutes In an exciting new study, researchers at the University of Minnesota demonstrate how a customized, low-cost 3D printer can print electronics onto a moving hand. Researchers at the University of Minnesota have used a customized low-cost 3D printer to apply electronic circuitry to a human hand. A potential use for the technology is for soldiers […]

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HackSpace magazine 4: the wearables issue

Reading Time: 3 minutes Big things are afoot in the world of HackSpace magazine! This month we’re running our first special issue, with wearables projects throughout the magazine. Moreover, we’re giving away our first subscription gift free to all 12-month print subscribers. Lastly, and most importantly, we’ve made the cover EXTRA SHINY! Prepare your eyeballs — it’s HackSpace magazine […]

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Derek Woodroffe’s steampunk tentacle hat

Reading Time: 3 minutes Halloween: that glorious time of year when you’re officially allowed to make your friends jump out of their skin with your pranks. For those among us who enjoy dressing up, Halloween is also the occasion to go all out with costumes. And so, dear reader, we present to you: a steampunk tentacle hat, created by […]