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    Replicating Neil Armstrong's Apollo Spacesuit!
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    Adam Savage takes a look at the fabrication process for detailed life-size replicas of Neil Armstrong's Apollo 11 spacesuit created for the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum Apollo at the Park program. Here's how 3D scans of the historic suit were turned into a 1:1 3D print, molded, cast, and then painted to be displayed in ballparks across the country!

    Hands-On with Tactical Haptics VR Controller!
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    We go hands-on with Tactical Haptics' custom VR controllers. Their novel approach of using shear forces in virtual reality controllers really surprised and impressed us--it may be the most interesting implementation of haptic feedback we've tried so far. Plus, we review and recommend the game Freediver!

    Behind the Scenes of Weta Workshop's 'I Am Mother' Robot
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    Adam meets the titular character from the new film 'I Am Mother', and surprisingly, this robot is actually an incredible practical costume fabricated by Weta Workshop. Luke Hawker, the lead on the build who also performed as Mother, shows us how this complex suit works and what it takes to transform into a mechanical character.

    Tobor, The Dinosaur Controlled by Power Glove
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    Brian Feldman of the Northampton Community College Fab Lab shows us Tobor (Robot backwards), the massive mechanized dinosaur that made the trip out to this year's Bay Area Maker Faire. And yes, it is controlled with a Nintendo Power Glove.

    Hands-On: Nreal Light Augmented Reality Glasses
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    We try on the Nreal Light, the first augmented reality wearable that actually looks like a pair of glasses. We're impressed by the weight of the Light at under 90 grams, the resolution and color of the AR images, and its compatibility with smartphones. Plus, Jeremy gives his impressions of the upcoming Asgard's Wrath after a two-hour demo!

    Varjo XR-1 Augmented Reality Headset Hands-On!
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    We go hands-on with the Varjo XR-1, a passthrough mixed-reality headset using Varjo's high-resolution VR-1 hybrid display. Chatting with Varjo's founder, we discuss the technology that allows for low latency passthrough augmented reality. Plus, we also go hands-on with Logitech's Ink Pilot Edition stylus designed for use in VR!

    Show and Tell: Gundam Upgrade Garage Kits!
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    As amateur fans of Gunpla, we're thrilled to meet John, a veteran Gunpla builder who runs NewtypeHQ in the Bay Area. John brings to our studio a few of his recent builds to share his incredible work and introduce to us the world of Gundam resin garage kits! What are your favorite Gunpla models?

    Looking Glass Pro Holographic Display
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    We catch up once again with Looking Glass, to check out their new Looking Glass Pro holographic display and all-in-one computer. CTO Alex Hornstein shows us some of the amazing holograms made for this volumetric display, from animated scene to ambient creatures. Plus, we discuss the state of volumetric video and how Looking Glass can take advantage of VR and AR video pipelines.

    Mech Warfare with Airsoft Firing Robots!
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    We step into the Mech Warfare arena to check out these agile robots that stomp around a miniature cityscape in heated combat. Builder Toni Lanett Harris shows us how these robots are made using off-the-shelf parts like FPV RC cameras and electric airsoft rifles, with pilots controlling them from the mech's point of view!

    Avid CNC's 4-Axis CNC Machines
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    We check in with the team at Avid CNC--formerly CNC Router Parts--to see their new 4th rotary axis on their Pro line of CNC machine kits. Owner Ahren Johnson explains to us the capabilities of this machine, and digital fabrication producer Sami Woolhiser demonstrates their awesome ping pong ball crossbow that was mostly made using these CNCs!

    PROJECTIONS: 10 Favorite Oculus Quest Games and Apps
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    As the Oculus Quest may be the first virtual reality headset for some people, we share our picks for our 10 favorite games and apps from the launch lineup. In addition to these essential experiences, we also discuss and recommend additional titles that are worth trying. What are you enjoying in VR right now?

    Self-Solving Rubik's Cube Robot!
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    This self-solving Rubik's Cube robot was one of the coolest things we saw at Maker Faire 2019. Its creator Takashi Kaburagi shows us how it works and we take a peek beneath the tiles to see its robotic core. Watch it come alive and perform a solve!

    Show and Tell: Foam Starter Projects
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    Tested contributor Bill Doran (Punished Props Academy) stops by the studio to share a few of this recent foam builds: a Judge mask from Far Cry New Dawn and dragon egg. These are examples of great starter projects for fabricating with foam, and Bill shares a few tips for getting organic textures on these surfaces.

    Sophy Wong's Wearable Tech Projects!
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    We meet up with Sophy Wong, who incorporates technology and wearables in her many projects, from light-up jackets to an awesome spacesuit. Sophy shares the making of her pieces, how she weaves lights and sensors into soft materials, and gives some recommendations on how to get started.

    Hands-On with Lenovo's Foldable PC!
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    We go hands-on with Lenovo's new foldable PC, which pairs a 13.3" bendable OLED display with a full-fledged Intel system and Windows. We take a close look at how this Thinkpad X1 prototype avoids the pitfalls of other folding screens and discuss the potential benefits of a computer designed to be this portable. It's exciting to see new display technology finally in real products!

    Projection Mapped Floating Head Kit!
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    Effects artist Jasper Anderson, aka Mr. Chicken's Prop Shop, brings another of his delightful haunt kits to our studio. This time, it's his take on a classic floating head in a bowl, using projection mapping. Jasper walks us through how he designed the sculpt and animation that combine for this eye-catching special effect.

    Star Wars Vader Immortal VR Review!
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    We play through and review Vader Immortal, the first proper VR Star Wars experience that is part game and part story-driven immersive attraction. Spoiler-free impressions are at the start, and then we dive into some story-specifics of this unique Quest launch title. Plus, we play Battlewake, the upcoming VR pirate ship combat game from Survios!