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Content posted in February 2012
Gadget Freak Case #206: Electroluminescent Wire Sound Controller
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2/28/2012  Post a comment
By connecting electroluminescent wire to his Android smartphone, Matt Katzenstein has created his own personal disco light that strobes to the beat of his music.
Clippard Demonstrates Pneumatic Guitar
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2/22/2012  1 comment
Guitar uses 62 pneumatic valves and 62 pneumatic cylinders, working with a microcontroller-based I/O board.
Gadget Freak Case #205: Colorado Smart Bike Shifts Itself
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2/14/2012  1 comment
A group of Colorado State University engineering students created a bike that shifts gears by itself based on several inputs: rear wheel speed, pedaling direction, and initial chain position.
GMC Acadia Center Air Bag
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2/14/2012  1 comment
GMC Acadia chief engineer Susan Eckel explains how front-center air bag works.
Gadget Freak Case # 204: Self-Starting, Solar-Powered Stirling Engine
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2/7/2012  1 comment
Doug Conner's self-starting, solar-powered Stirling engine runs all year when the sun is visible.
LEDs Light Up Dodge Dart
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2/6/2012  3 comments
Jeff Gale talks about the use of LEDs on the back end of the new vehicle.




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