The BionicKangaroo is Amazing, Festo Develops the Electric Skippy…

Festo is an engineering, research and development company capable of amazing things. The latest bionic masterpiece to bound out of the Festo labs is the incredibly cool BionicKangaroo. Hoping around on two feet and a tale this is leading edge technology wrapped in a very unique shell.

Festo has a talent for emulating nature, the robotics Mega Corporation is forever challenging its engineers to create robotic systems that move in natural ways. The results are usually nothing short of stunning.

Presented for your viewing pleasure is the latest animal to appear in Festo’s zoo of bionic animals, all of them amazing in their own way. Following electric Skippy’s antics are two videos that will mesmerize you with their toe tapping beat and strange fluid motions. Sit back, relax and let the Festo zoo entertain you.

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The team behind Ara, a Tantalizing Glimpse into the Future via Video…

Project Ara is an example of a good idea with a life of its own. Drawing together talented people, absorbing entire companies in order to make the impossible possible. The dream of a completely customizable modular mobile phone is becoming a reality.

The latest video from Project Ara ‘The team behind Ara’ is light on technical detail but it does offer a glimpse into the future. Seen through the eyes of the team working behind the scenes on Ara.

Presented for your viewing pleasure is the entirely cheesy meeting the team video. It may at times be hilarious but it does demonstrate that Google is putting its weight behind Ara. Sit back, relax and prepare to meet the Googlers who are bringing technology dreams to life.

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Action Movie Kid, Hollywood there’s a new Hero in Town…

Even super heroes were kids once. Action Movie Kid is a perfect example of where our favourite caped crusaders begin.  With each short clip another of his wondrous skills is perfected.

As with many super heroes the source of Action Movie Kid’s power is his father, in this case the aptly named ActionHeroDad. Dreamworks animator Daniel (Hashi) Hashimoto is the man behind the face, behind the mask, behind the little super hero in fluffy shoes. Hashi produced all of the videos using only Adobe After Effects and a playful three year old.

Presented for your viewing pleasure are the adventures of ActionHeroKid, join this pint sized action hero as he develops his unlimited talents. Sit back, relax and don’t tell Spiderman but there’s a new action hero in town.

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