News tagged with design

Jumping, roly-poly, untethered robot described

A novel, fully untethered soft robot capable of repeated jumping is able to cover half a meter in a single hop-and-roll motion. The innovative design of this combustion-powered robot, based on a roly-poly ...

Mar 09, 2015
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Bringing designers and animators together

Aircraft designers and animators use different digital technologies to achieve the same goal: creating a three-dimensional image that can be manipulated. But a new method that links the two could vastly speed ...

Feb 17, 2015
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Massive chip design savings to be realized

IT researchers working at the University of Twente have developed a programming language making the massive costs associated with designing hardware more manageable. Chip manufacturers have been using the ...

Jan 22, 2015
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On-site visualization of planned buildings

Using a system developed by Fraunhofer FIT, architects, developers or their clients can view a 3D model of a building in its intended shape, precisely where the building is to be constructed. This will give ...

Jan 13, 2015
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