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LMR logo kit

Hi Folks,

 today,  LMR's first Birthday,  you've all discovered the new LMR logo

 

 

Fritsl had the very good idea of a logo kit, available to everybody.

here it is http://letsmakerobots.com/files/LMR_logo_kit.zip

it contains various sizes of the logo, in color, grayscale, black/white   (biggest is 4000x1000pixel)

French version of the "start here" robot
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GigaPan Epic, the Gigapixel robot tripod

I've just read some news about David Bergman, a guy who has taken a super panoramic gigapixel photography of Obama's inaugural address

This was done by merging 220 pictures taken with a robotic tripod.

(which is a really cool idea) 

here are the picture and GigaPan robot

http://www.gigapansystems.com/ 

  

 tripod_systempage.jpg

Price: $2.5 USD

 Collected by one member
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