Tag Archives: 3D

Industrial Robot Vs Sword Master

Japanese sword masters are impressively skilled, able to accurately slice an orange in half and perform precise cuts on their target. The sword technique, Iaijyutsu, is cultivated from ancient times, and requires many years of practice to perfect. Yaskawa Electric Corporation, … Continue reading

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Vesta Trek: A Digital Model Of Asteroid Vesta

“You can explore asteroid Vesta. Recently, NASA’s robotic spaceship Dawn visited Vesta, the second largest object in our Solar System’s main asteroid belt, which lies between Mars and Jupiter. During a year-long stopover, Dawn‘s cameras photographed Vesta’s entire surface, documenting … Continue reading

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Fibonacci Zoetrope Sculptures

“These are 3-D printed sculptures designed to animate when spun under a strobe light. The placement of the appendages is determined by the same method nature uses in pinecones and sunflowers. The rotation speed is synchronized to the strobe so … Continue reading

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3D Optical Illusion Graffiti

The crazy optical illusion graffiti that Odeith creates is mind-bendingly amazing. The murals he creates are anamorphic illusions, appearing to come out of the wall. By painting the shadows and skewing the images in the correct way, the designs appear … Continue reading

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The Beauty Of Mathematics (Plus Cake)

You can create some incredibly beautiful images using mathematics. Over at The Guardian, they have a collection of images taken from the book “50 Visions of Mathematics“. These range from fractal images (which are always beautiful), to 3D-printed items, to experiments, … Continue reading

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Fireworks Filmed With A Drone

This video of fireworks filmed with a drone is simply sublime. I love the 3D effect that is achieved as the drone flies straight through the exploding fireworks. The music  is a perfect match, really enhancing the visuals. It’s an … Continue reading

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3D Mid-Air Acoustic Manipulation

“The essence of levitation technology is the countervailing of gravity. It is known that an ultrasound standing wave is capable of suspending small particles at its sound pressure nodes and, so far, this method has been used to levitate lightweight … Continue reading

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