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High brightness LEDs

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Orders are now placed for the PCBs via Newbury Electronics 1 day service…

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Rapid prototyping provides a new home for a hermit crab

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3D printing (Rapid Prototyping) provides a dice housing that will roll

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The components for the dice are arriving

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The Smart Sand project from MIT is also exploring dice-like concepts

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The University of Cambridge uses LEGO to investigate the growth of synthetic bone.

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The concept for the dice casing. The wood is cut via a CO2 laser, and delivered mail order from the people at Ponoko. This has the advantage that if anyone wanted to reproduce the casing independently, the designs could be repeat-ordered.

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A sketch of the dice. The design calls for six circuit boards, one USB dongle, one accelerometer, one battery pack and 42 LEDs.