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Motoman SDA10

November 30th, 2008

The Motoman SDA10 is an agile dual-arm industrial robot that is capable of frying you an okonomiyaki (pan-fried batter cake). It was shown at the International Next-Generation Robot Fair in Osaka. It is a product of Yaskawa Electric, designed to work independently together with humans in the workplace. The Motoman SDA10 measures 135-centimeter (4.5 ft) tall, weighs 220-kilogram (480 lb). It has 15 joints, 7 in each arm and one in the torso. The many joints allow it to move easily and follow a wide range of motions. It works by speech recognition technology to take verbal orders and then executes them efficiently. Check out the video after the break. Read more…

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Toshiba's 16GB microSDHC card

November 29th, 2008

Toshiba has released its SD-C16G, their first 16GB microSDHC card, ideal for storing music and video on cellphones and other portable devices. Toshiba also announced a number of new Class 6 SDHC cards specially made for high-speed digital camera, the SD-F08G 8GB, while the SD-F16G 16GB. The mass production of these SDHC cards will start in December, while the new microSDHC will be in January 2009 and this microSDHC will not be available until April 2009. Not words on pricing but recently its competitor SanDisk has announced the 16GB microSDHC card for $100.

[via New Launches]

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Mario Art made of Pushpins

November 29th, 2008

This Mario art is made of pushpins, over 17,000 pushpins were used. It is done by students, mainly members of the CIS Student Association. The board is currently in the Student Computing Center at the University of the Fraser Valley. More pictures after the break. Read more…

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Rumor: New Xbox 360 Motherboard

November 29th, 2008

Here are some leaked shots of the Xbox 360 motherboard, Jasper. It rumored to have a 65nm graphics processing unit, using 150W power supply – 25W less than before, and a 256MB flash memory chip for internal storage. According to Xbox Scene, the 256MB chip enables the installation of the entire new NXE dashboard without the need of a hard drive or any other external flash memory unit. It will also enabled users to store XLBA games and save game information. White the rest of the board layout will remained the same except the RAM memory configuration. So, did they fixed the RROD issues? More pictures after the break Read more…

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Audi Q5 commercial

November 29th, 2008

This is the Audi Q5 commercial by NY/LA Psyop. “100 people, adequately filmed and choreographed to make the film”. Video after the break. Read more…

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Slide to turn on the light.

November 29th, 2008

Designer Mac Funamizu has come out with an unique interface that lets you control the light by dragging your finger across the touch-sensitive board. Swipe up to on and swipe down to off. More pictures after the break. Read more…

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World’s Smallest Fire Blanket

November 29th, 2008

Sweden’s SpecialDesign AB has come out with the world’s smallest fire approved blanket. And that’s cute, the fire blanket is stored in a can which looks like some can food. It is a single use product, priced at around $31. Read more…

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Christmas Coke Bombs

November 29th, 2008

These should be some Christmas Coke for this year. It looks great to be the Coke bomb, get the Mentos. It will be even greater if there’s Diet version. More pictures after the break. Read more…

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Holocube projects 3D hologram

November 29th, 2008

The Holocube is an innovative projector that stores video on a built-in hard drive to projects 3D holograms. The Holocube can store up to 18-hours of compressed video at 4MB/s on its 40GB hard drive and then turn to 3D hologram at the flick of a switch. There’s also an optional floor stand for easy transportation. More pictures after the break. Read more…

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Laptop Cooler with HDD slot

November 29th, 2008

Brando has come out with a cooling device for your laptop with USB Hub and HDD Slot. It measures 300mm x 252mm x 32mm and weighs at 504grams. The laptop cooling tray has three USB hubs, a 2.5-inch SATA HDD slot, and two cooling fans. Its 2.5 inch SATA hard drive slot support up 250GB SATA HDD. This USB-powered cooling pad is available for $33. More pictures after the break. Read more…

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