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origami

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Origami blossoms in a light-up robot garden

MIT has built a "garden" consisting of over 100 robots that fold up like origami, glow in changing colours, crawl and swim.

By February 18, 2015

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Advanced facial tracking and projection amazes Tomorrow Daily

A Japanese producer is showing off his advanced face tracking and projection technology, and it's crazier than we could have ever imagined. Can you think of all the different ways society would use this kind of technology if it became mainstream?

By August 18, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 037: Crazy facial projection tech, origami solar cells, and an LED basketball court

On today's show, we're checking out a wild new advance in face tracking/projection tech, Nike's new all-LED basketball court for Kobe Bryant, and JPL's origami-inspired solar panels.

By August 18, 2014

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Origami expert, NASA researchers fold solar arrays for space

NASA has joined forces with an origami expert to meld art and technology in the creation of foldable solar structures that could one day go into space.

By August 15, 2014

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Self-folding origami robot gets up and walks

When it is connected to a power source, this flat robot folds itself into a 3D shape and starts walking.

By August 7, 2014

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Origami unfolds a new world of shape-shifting electronics

Researchers are using the geometry of paper folding to come up with futuristic antennas that can retract and compress.

By May 22, 2014

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In a novel sales tactic, you need an invitation to buy the new Ubuntu phone

The Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Edition goes on sale this week in a lottery-style sale.

By June 24, 2015

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Whiny potholes tweet at local government when hit by cars (Tomorrow Daily 187)

Khail and Ashley wonder what other civic woes can be solved by self-tweeting objects, investigate a new kind of VR camera and watch an origami robot self-assemble, walk, climb, dig and dissolve. #TDPothole

By June 2, 2015

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Panama potholes get fixed after tweeting out post-impact complaints (Tomorrow Daily 187)

We love the idea behind these auto-tweeting potholes: cars hit the potholes, a sensor sitting inside the crater sends out a tweet describing the impact and local public works departments get asked for a fix. Clever and functional!

By June 2, 2015

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Dash 'origami' robot lets you build your own insect buddy

UC Berkeley researchers take their pet insect robot from the lab to a crowdfunding-fueled public debut as a DIY robotics kit.

By September 5, 2013