You’ve seen this trick at your local science museum: Put two mirrors facing each other. The one nearer to you is made to let a little light through. Put lights in between. You see the lights receding off to infinity. We tried the same thing using our Lumiglass signs.
We’ve been inventing a new kind of sign. It’s bright. It’s sharp. It’s efficient, sparing the environment and your electric bill. It’s transparent, if you want it to be. It looks as good from the back as from the front. But what do we call it? The research is done. The patents [...]
Want to make your own LED Lab Coat? We posted the how-to on Instructables!
ProtoTank was hired to create two custom lab coats for Carl Bass and Schuyler Schuster at the upcoming Autodesk University. These are images taken from the process. Alex showing off her soldering skills The electronics required quite a bit of handwork More to come when we take them out to Las Vegas!
The Anglerfish is built from a standard robot kit, designed to push other robots off the table. This one is modified to fight. It has these tweaks: Chassis – inverted for low, condensed center of gravity Wheel servos – repurposed for horizontal motion No IR sensors – just the transmitting LEDs, to lure in opponents [...]
When the lights go out, the PalmLight comes on. Its sensor detects when it loses power – whether you’ve picked up the PalmLight from its dock, or a storm has downed a line – and it instantly turns on. Small neodymium magnets attach the light to its inductive charging base, aligning it perfectly with no [...]