Tagged: Video

Ehang 184 drone makes first successful unmanned flight, human’s still denied onboard

We all dream of flying solo like a bird in the air. There are a handful of companies trying to make this dream a reality. Chinese company Ehang may be the closest at doing that. The company unveiled its Ehang 184 AAV drone – an unmanned vehicle designed to fly a single personal without any pilot license at CES 2016. Exactly a year later, at CES 2017, the company has launched first unmanned flying video of drone. Read More…

1,100 LEGO bricks used to make Reaper’s Hellfire Shotguns from Overwatch

LEGO Reaper's Hellfire shotguns-1

YouTuber ZaziNombies is renowned for recreating famous arsenal, from famed video games, completely out of LEGO bricks. His latest creation on the lines is a set of weaponry from Overwatch. ZaziNombies has made Reaper’s Hellfire Shotguns using 550 LEGO bricks each. The highly detailed shotguns aren’t the only Overwatch projects he has made. He recently created a 15 pound replica of Reinhardt’s hammer from 4,500 LEGO bricks. Read More…

Try a trick or two on this toboggan sled-style skateboard (Video)

Sled skateboard

There’s nothing people wouldn’t do in the name of fun, but this one is far from fun, done specifically in the name of Christmas. Why on Earth would someone otherwise turn a toboggan-style sled into a freakin’ skateboard. You got to be nuts to do that, or rise up one day with Santa knocking you in the dream to come up with such a wired thing. Anyway, guys and Nub TV, already famous for their crazy videos on YouTube, have built a sled-skateboard for Christmas – and they haven’t just build it, the weirdos have even taken it for a spin, breaking some bones in the process. Watch the video and you’ll be surprised, just like the builders themselves, to see how well this damn thing fairs out. Merry Christmas lads – but don’t try this at home! Read More…

Letvision is building real-life, full-sized Transformers [video]

Letrons Transformer BMW

Ever since iterations of Optimus Prime, Bumblebee and other Autobots have become common, we’ve been really fascinated and waiting anxiously for the day when full-sized transformers could be made for real. Turns out, Letvision, a company in Turkey, has readied a fully-functional, life-sized Transformer prototype they call Letrons. The remote controlled BMW transforms into a gigantic robot all by itself. Read More…

Ken Block’s insane drifting in Gymkhana Nine: Raw Industrial Playground

Ken BLock Gymkhana Nine Raw Industrial Playground

After spilling his magic in the Gymkhana Eight, shot in Dubai UAE, Ken Block returns with the jaw-dropping Gymkhana Nine: Raw Industrial Playground. Returning back to the roots and putting more limelight on the all-new Ford Focus RS RX which is brimmed with power and useable control. The professional Rallycross driver pushes all the limits of millimeter perfect drifting in this video. Probably enough to set himself apart from the drifting professionals as you’ll see in some of the heart-stopping moments of the action.
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Striker VR demos functional prototype of Arena Infinity VR gun

Arena Infinity haptic VR gun

Virtual reality has come a long way from VR headsets with stuffed in smartphones. Striker VR is one company that is making this transformation, and the change is evident in form of Arena Infinity haptic VR gun that was first revealed in April. Striker VR demoed the working prototype of the gun. Arena Infinity gun simulates fire modes and haptic effects of a range of real life weapons that players can experience in virtual reality. To make the haptic feedback possible, the wireless gun features linear actuator with haptics on-board.   Read More…

Swedish man builds manned flying chair with eight propellers [Video]

DIY Flying chair

Humans have been trying to build various ways to fly – of all the peculiar ways, this flying chair by a Swedish DIY-er is probably the most astounding. The flying chair with eight homemade propellers can hover good 5-7 feet above the ground. And interestingly, it can flying with the creator sitting in it. The video published on the developers YouTube channel called the Amazing DIY Projects shows the man flying in the multicoptor and detailing all enthusiastic DIY-ers on how they can go about making one of these. It has taken the creator 10 attempts before he has been able to build a multicopter that can fly with a man on board. Check video demonstration of the manned multicopter below. Read More…

iBot 2.0: Stair-climbing, all-terrain wheelchair is just what the doctor ordered

iBot 2.0 wheelchair

When sales of the iBot 4000, a stair-climbing wheelchair were discontinued in 2009, Segway and iBot inventor Dean Kamen wouldn’t have expected the wheelchair to be revived. Toyota thought otherwise; therefore in collaboration with Kamen’s Deka Research and Development the former has produced an improved new version of the iBot. The basics of the four-wheel-drive remain intact. The motorized wheelchair has been made more robust and gets a range of new electronics, sensors and some software integration to function more seamlessly. Read More…

Hacker 3D prints a case to run Android on an iPhone 6S [Video]

Android on the iPhone

Seasoned developer cum hacker Nick Lee is back at tinkering with Apple iPhone to run Android operating systems. After successfully hacking the Apple Watch to run Mac OS and running Windows 95 on the Apple Watch, Lee has gone ahead and found a way to run a full-fledged version of Android Marshmallow on the iPhone. The developer has cloned  Android Open Source Project (AOSP) to design a customized Android Marshmallow that can be run on the iPhone. Read More…

Lightweight, wearable soft exosuit to help stroke patients rewalk

soft-exosuit

Exoskeletons or exosuits currently marketed are rigid metal frames that are bulky for patients with disabilities. To ease out the bulk and with the idea to make an exosuit that’s flexible and soft, engineers at Harvard University’s Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering have developed The Soft Exosuit. First-of-its-kind soft wearable robot is designed to assist wearer’s movements with lightweight and flexible exoskeleton. To accelerate development process of the soft exosuit, Wyss Institute has collaborated with ReWalk Robotics, a collaboration that hints at a positive future where stroke patients or anyone with lower limb mobility limitation would regain mobility. Read More…