Engineering Update #17: The DIY quadrotor and 3D-printed Mini-Me
This episode of ECN's Engineering Update is brought to you by Mouser Electronics (http://www.mouser.com), the electronic components distributor with the widest selection of the newest products. In this week's headlines:
· Interactive electronic skin lights up when touched: Engineers at the University of California, Berkeley have created a thin and interactive sensor network that can be layered onto the surfaces of virtually any shape.
· Drone It Yourself turns random objects into RC quadrotors: A Drone It Yourself project turns just about anything into a quadrotor drone with the addition of a few motors and a control unit.
· Twinkind 3D photo booth scans your body in a flash: A company called Twinkind in Hamburg, Germany is offering a 3D portrait service that creates your very own mini-me.
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