How Sweets- function and beverage vending machines

sweets- and vending machines offer their goods mostly at exorbitant prices, and of course, the content is also anything but fresh. But late at night, the parts but often savior in dire need. But how do these things actually? How white the Machine, that were really threw only one coin instead of two? And then also the right ones? In almost all of these questions are the following Video Ant­wort:

This ma­chi­ne can de­ci­pher coins with pin­point ac­cu­ra­cy. light sen­sors mea­su­re the size while elec­tro­ma­gnets de­tect the Metal type of the coin.

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How Do Vending Machines Detect Fake Coins?

Virtual Koi carp pond

Am Odaiba Minna no YUME-TAIRIKU 2016 Festival in Tokyo, visitors can feel fish plant like the middle of a giant koi. teamLab has a facility built, in you walk through shallow water and thus affects some projected color pattern. The digital fish swim around their own feet in a colorful style and thanks to the mirror coating surrounding the installation everything seems gigantic big. to 31. August can you trudge themselves in virtual koi pond around, should you ever be close.

The work is rendered in real time by a Computer program, it is neither a pre-recorded animation nor on loop. The interaction Between the viewer and the installation causes continuous Change in the artwork. Previous visual states can never be replicated, and will never reoccur.

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Drawing on the Water Surface Created by the Dance of Koi and People - infinity

How to cook Thanksgiving dinner with a drone

For American and Canadian Thanksgiving „Thanksgiving“ is traditionally cooked a lot and good and the TV chefs over themselves with sensational dishes and Step-by-Step Instructions for cooking Noobs and -Fortgeschrittene. The latest cooking trend is from the company altar Robotics presented, the dishes can be cooked by means of a drone. The Quadrocopter intelligently used acts as a multifunctional kitchen tool, peels with its rotors (or. beats) He potato peel the (from), stirred with applied whisk sauces and flies the meat pots, Grills or Frittierbottichen…

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HOW TO COOK WITH A DRONE

Plastic Bottle Village

To give meaning to the plastic trash madness Robert Bezeau has developed a method to Bocas del Toro in Panama, from empty plastic bottles to build houses. His goal is a village, consisting of such houses built. He argues, that in this way built homes could do without air conditioning, and would be more resistant to earthquakes than conventionally built homes there. I myself am just not sure, how this approach could thus change the plastic waste madness sustainable. Perhaps he shifts the problem to only a few decades, but at least not end the for installed bottles first in the sea. Over one million bottles Bezeau has been collected for his project – and first prospective, the wish to receive a house in this village, There are probably already…

After collecting more than a million plastic bottles, Robert Bezeau made an unconventional decision — to build an entire village out of plastic bottles. One study has found that there could be more plastic than fish in the sea by 2050, so essentially anything else is preferable, no matter how out of the ordinary. For this one we traveled to the island of Bocas Del Toro in Panama to meet the young couple about to move into their first plastic bottle home.

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Plastic Bottle Village

Netflix Vista: Contact lenses, the movies and series streaming

To the series „Black Mirror“, It's about frightening future scenarios, which can be attributed to the ever progressive development of technology and communication, to apply, Netflix has made a small clip on the net. „advertised“ are in fact the contact lenses Netflix Vista, with which to the extensive program of the streaming service always can then look, if you want it, because the image is in fact transferred to the lenses. The first sounds to distant future music, is on the other side but not far-fetched, when products like Google Glass look. Netflix is ​​the clip succeeded definitely, all those on „Black Mirror“ to draw attention, who do not know the series so far…

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Introducing Netflix Vista | Black Mirror [hd] | Netflix

PhotoScan: Simply scan photos with the Google app

Who has not, since one Browsed in the old stuff and finds a photo of 20 Years and thinks: „Load Fast times on Instagram“. So smartphone out and photograph. Shit, is too dark or too light or blurred or comes to the depth of the original single non-ran. It really is just a photo from Photo. This thought Google probably, and now has an app developed, with which not only take pictures with a smartphone photos, let it scan properly. A brilliant idea, I think, especially since even images from a scanner sometimes also not so beautiful, as the originals.

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Introducing PhotoScan by Google Photos

Not only looks in this video here easy from, but it is also. magnificent thing!

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Nat & Lo: PhotoScan Sneak Peek

Gibts way free in the App Store or Google Play:

Google Earth Virtual Reality

Friends, With Google Earth can you fly above the earth now and that from the sofa! Until now (more) not the world, but a small best-of. Real Estate in virtual reality, so to speak. Of course, you can watch it freely as a bird. Only flying is probably nice…

Introducing Google Earth VR, our next step to help the world see the world. With Earth VR, you can fly over a city, stand at the edge of a mountain, and even soar into space. Google Earth VR is available now on Steam for the HTC Vive.

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Google Earth VR — Bringing the whole wide world to virtual reality

Amphibious vehicles on thin ice

The Russian vehicle manufacturers Sherpa builds this amphibious vehicle, allows also rides on thin ice. In cold often icy areas of the world, one can therefore safely now and then save a lot of infrastructure on land. And for a bit of fun that also looks… :)

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Sherpa / Sherpa / ATV Alexei Garagashyan

The Vision Van Mercedes-Benz presents the future of the van

The Vision Van Mercedes-Benz presents the future of the van

The new concept car from Mercedes-Benz is a shapely, spacey vehicle, a transporter, which is intended for the delivery of supplies into the city. On four wheels here a lot of moving equipment, trendsetting course with a zero-emission electric motor (75 kW / 102 PS) driven. The loading space is fully automated, audderdem are two drones on board, who can do the last meters of delivery through the air. The direction are you doing with a modern joystick control before, controls the driver from the fully digital cockpit. up to 270 Kilometers infeed can complete the Transporter, before it needs to plug again…

The Vision Van Mercedes-Benz presents the future of the van
The Vision Van Mercedes-Benz presents the future of the van

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World premiere of the Vision Van research vehicle – Mercedes-Benz original

(Fotos Copyright by Daimler)

Cozmo you to become his robot friend

Anki now allows people, which itself is not so easy to find friends, now to buy a. At least, the motto of the AI ​​specialist, with „Cozmo“ throwing a little robot friend on the market, the somewhat reminiscent in its handling and the sounds of R2-D2 or BB-8. This looks more like a house dressierbares animals, but actually seems little more than a commercial Tamagotchi or Furby on the box to have. Because the reactive behaviors here from the clip look quite variable and entertaining from. Questionable, how the case is with the long-term gaming fun, but perhaps he can indeed – through software updates…

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Cozmo | Behind the Scenes
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Cozmo in #Cozmoments – Game Time

Museum of Endangered Sounds: Where endangered sounds are archived

Brendan Chilcutt collects sounds, which are threatened with extinction. Not because they come from an animal, which is threatened with extinction, but because they come from technology, uses no more. For example, the rewinding of VHS tapes, a floppy drive or the beeps outdated software. the Museum of Endangered Sounds dedicated to exactly these noises, available soon no longer be heard:

I launched the site in January of 2012 as a way to preserve the sounds made famous by my favorite old technologies and electronics equipment. For instance, the textured rattle and hum of a VHS tape being sucked into the womb of a 1983 JVC HR-7100 VCR. As you probably know, it’s a wonderfully complex sound, subtle yet unfiltered.

Museum of Endangered Sounds

The first watch ever

OK, OK, die HP-01 was of course no real smartwatch – but it, that the part of the year 1977 comes already a considerable body of work…

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(via watch)

Cyclotron: The futuristic bike in Tron look

This bike looks, as if it were directly from the film „Tron“ come. „Cyclotron“ called it and was designed by a creative team from Los Angeles. Unlike conventional bike concepts, designers have dispensed with the cyclotron on two major components: It has neither the hub nor spokes. Target which is, to create a slimmer and more aerodynamic look. The frame consists of an ultra-light carbon fiber composite, the additionally ensures Flyweight. A cool gimmick are the baskets, which can be injected to the spokes loose wheels and can accommodate the small shopping after work or similar. In the wheel housings integrated LEDs provide at Night for super visibility, also Cyclotron brings an app, makes the smartphone to the bike computer…

Cyclotron: The futuristic bike in Tron look
Cyclotron: The futuristic bike in Tron look
Cyclotron: The futuristic bike in Tron look
Cyclotron: The futuristic bike in Tron look

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The Cyclotron Bike - The Future of Cycling

Sherp ATV: Easy ride on water and high obstacles

In some parts of Russia, the weather conditions are harsh and many lakes and rivers are accordingly permanently iced. With a vehicle called Sherp ATV it should still be a problem, to cross waters, which are covered by a layer of ice - even if it is still so thin. Thanks to its fairly low weight of 1,300 kilograms and its huge tires it is not under the water. The Sherp ATV is equipped with a four-cylinder engine, Although the only 44 PS applies, the vehicle on the open road but up to 45 km / h speed. In the water there are at least six kilometers per hour. He also goes smoothly over 70 Centimeter high obstacles. The standard version costs just 58.000 Euro, for an extra charge are extra stronger spotlight, a generator, a trailer, or an additional tank available.

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Sherpa / Sherpa / ATV Alexei Garagashyan

Pending thundercloud as speaker, including. Lightning visualization

Richard Clarkson Studio has done together with Crealev a strong piece of technology and design: „Making Weather“ is a prototype for a Bluetooth speaker, who knows how to amaze. The small cloud hovering a few centimeters above the connected timber base and responsive thanks to built-in LED lights even during ongoing Music matching the beat with small flashes of light. More information on the development of „Making Weather“ there read here and when it comes to me shall the part like to be further developed to market maturity…

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Making Weather
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