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Checking out an Arduino-powered tricorder on Tomorrow Daily

Dr. Peter Jansen has been working on various tricorder prototypes for over 7 years, and now, he's showing off his newest prototype, the Arducorder. It's not quite ready to scan alien life forms or diagnose patients, but it's still pretty cool to see in action.

By October 14, 2014


Tomorrow Daily 068: An Arduino tricorder, a potential Myst TV show, and RomoCart racing

On today's show, we check out a cool tricorder prototype with actual working sensors, discuss the adaptation of '90s PC game Myst into a TV show, and show you a racing game that uses projection tech to generate courses out of tangible objects.

By October 14, 2014


Arduino-powered iBag locks up to stop you spending

An Aussie-designed "smart bag" uses GPS tracking to help you manage your money by locking up when you are near danger spending zones.

By February 4, 2014


Flat Earth Games puts you at the helm in Objects in Space

The passion project from Flat Earth Games is a space-trading simulator that does a heck of a lot more than it says on the tin.

By November 15, 2015


Face-slapping alarm clock refuses to let you sleep in

Build yourself a rude awakening by creating an alarm clock with an arm and hand attached and aimed at your face.

By November 12, 2015


Tricorder-like tech could detect bombs, tumors

Taking on a challenge from DARPA, Stanford scientists create scanning technology similar to the piece of Star Trek gear that's "the holy grail of detection devices."

By November 13, 2015


Japanese electronics maker creates Origami-style drone

Japan has an increasingly contentious relationship with drone technology, so Lapis Semiconductor created a beautiful Origami-style UAV to help win over the public.

By October 18, 2015


Engineer builds 'working' Thor's hammer only he can lift

Using powerful electromagnets and a fingerprint scanner, an electrical engineer builds a replica of Thor's hammer Mjolnir that can only be lifted by the worthy.

By October 13, 2015


3D-printed machine sorts Skittles by colour

An Arduino-powered DIY project uses a colour sensor to automatically sort and separate Skittles.

By September 8, 2015


Watch five men control a flying balloon shark with their minds

Using a non-invasive brain-control interface, engineer Chip Audette controlled a balloon shark by closing his eyes.

By September 28, 2015