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Posts Tagged ‘ horn ’

Giant Robotic Beetle


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Japanese machine shop owner hitoshi takahashi built this 11-meter-tall robotic walking beetle called KABUTOM RX-03. The mobile sculpture, which takes its name from kabuto — a type of rhinoceros beetle typical to Japan — features characteristics typical to the insects like pointing horns and elongated legs. With over 30 moving parts, the machine includes a variety of technological details, such as the ability to shoot steam from the top of its head and its remote controlled legs that can reach speeds up to 4 kilometers per hour. Weighing 17 tons in total, the robot can transport up to seven people with one driver riding on top and six occupants fitting in an internal compartment.

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Volume Acoustic iPhone Speaker By Paul Cocksedge


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Designer Paul Cocksedge introduces his next smartphone speaker simply dubbed the Volume. The speaker carries the same elegant simplicity as its vinyl counterpart, which is a horn like shape allowing users to hear the music however they prefer. Mid-air for ambient listening is the most popular choice, but there is also the option for more directional sound which can be achieved by using its angled foot on a flat surface.

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