2018 was a busy year for Hardshell Labs. In this short video Tim Shields describes several of our projects and shows you a few of the tools we have in development for conservation: drones of various sorts for various missions; a semi-autonomous rover for tortoise surveys; a remotely controlled laser for bird repulsion (especially… Continue reading »
The story of this episode is the rapid advance of technology in the service of conservation. In a short space of time the Techno-tortoise™ went from an intriguing idea through an initial “low resolution” version printed on a low end machine at Haines High in Alaska to a state of the art, highly realistic model… Continue reading »
Here is the first in a four part series of short videos about the Techno-tortoise™, Hardshell’s 3D printed tortoise model. Tortoises are under assault from ever increasing numbers of ravens. The young reptiles are essentially defenseless for their first 5-7 years. For all that time they must somehow avoid being spotted (and eaten) by the… Continue reading »
This nice two-minute clip about Hardshell is on CNN Digital. Please click the link to see it? Tim Shields is featured, but a glimpse of our crackerjack engineers, Chris Smith and Roy Haggard, is also seen. Thanks to CNN and producer Tawanda Scott Sambou for this story!
The brilliant, kind, talented and beautiful animal lover Tatjana Dzambazova led her October 2015 Be3Dimensional presentation with Hardshell’s collaboration on our (revolutionary-to-biologists) Techno-Tort™. I just found out she lead her B3D presentation with us, and I’m especially honored. The conference at which she presented was the first ever B3D conference! Her presentation is titled, “Rip Fix Burn |… Continue reading »