A New Way to Make Music with Natural 3D Motion

Presenter

Making new instruments has always been part of music's progress through society, and technology has afforded tremendous innovation. Adam Somers has taken a leap into the future of music by creating powerful new instruments for the Leap Motion Controller, a 3-D motion control device that senses both hands and all fingers at up to 1/100th millimeter. In this hands-off live demo, Adam will discuss the making of Air Harp and Air Beats, and how his Leap Motion instruments can open new possibilities for musicians and makers of all levels.


A Revolution in the Making

Presenter

Zazzle and Rickshaw Bagworks are transforming the manufacturing process away from mass manufacturing to local, custom making. By using technology to innovate across the entire technology stack from visualization to manufacturing operations, Zazzle is transforming the commerce experience for customers from a "buy" model to a "make" model.


A Slice of Delight

Exhibit

I design and craft glycerin soaps that are bright and cheery, ruffle your senses, fun to use and makes you feel good (or someone else if you give it as a gift). 2 of my suppliers are local - the soap base formulator and the cosmetic grade colorants for the soap. Packaging is biodegradable.


A Stitch in Time: Embroidery from then and now

Exhibit

Machine Embroidery, Bad Puns.nHow can I help you adorn your textile project?


A Structured Approach to Charlieplexing

Presenter

Charlieplexing is a good way to control many LEDs. For small arrays the wiring is simple. Building anything else can get complicated. Splitting an array into a series of smaller ones makes building and programming much easier


A World of Virtual Maker Culture

Presenter

ROBLOX is a hub for virtual Makers -- Every month on ROBLOX, millions of Builders create models, places, even whole worlds that they share with others. See what they've made! What will you build?


Ace

Exhibit

My project is a radio controlled airplane that has a structure made out of foam board, and includes multiple servos and an electric motor controlling the propeller.


Ace Monster Toys

Exhibit

Ace Monster Toys is a hackerspace based in Oakland, California, that provides classes, tools, workspace and community to the area around Oakland, including Berkeley, Emeryville and San Francisco.


ACE-Bot

Exhibit

The Ace-Bot is a robot like a hexapod, except obtaining a total of 8 legs. It will be a radio controlled robot and can also turn into a boat. This robot is controlled by an arduino, which is operating several servos, motors,


Acme Muffineering

Exhibit

See the inner workings of and 18:1 scale cupcake vehicle! Our cupcake cars are delicious, electric-powered, built from scratch, highly maneuverable and capable of 18mph+!


Adam Savage: Work Ethic

Presenter

Words of wisdom and tales of adventures in making from Mythbusters star Adam Savage.


    ADORI

    Exhibit

    ADORI is the DVR for Car Radio. It transforms the car radio listening experience by providing Play, Pause, Rewind features to the existing audio system in your car.


    AeroQuad – The open source multicopter project!

    Exhibit

    The AeroQuad is an open source quadcopter/multicopter project which provides freely available software and hardware designs, with a friendly and helpful online community since 2009. Turn your Arduino into a flying quacopter!


    Ah-Lan Dance

    Performer

    What happens when you hack an original Gameboy? You get 8 bits, 8 beats and a virtual journey through time. Who will win this game? Will the naughty children succeed in causing chaos?


    Al Linke: Product Realizer

    Presenter

    Instructor Al Linke products to reality, including PIXEL, which surpassed its fundraising goal on Kickstarter in less than 48 hours. (Al's other products include the Magic Mirror and the Smart Phone Breathalyzer). You'll come away from this workshop with a roadmap for taking your product idea and turning it into reality!


      Alan Macy: Technical Artist, Biologist, Maker

      Presenter

      Artist Alan Macy explores the human sensor network—the nervous system—in artworks such as the "human sensitive chair" he has on display at Maker Faire.


      Alcyone: A Raspberry Pi Path to Music

      Exhibit

      The Raspberry Pi makes for an ideal platform for designing yournown musical instruments and controllers. See what we've done and get some ideas for your own creation.


      Alex Hornstein and Shawn Frayne: Solar Revolutionaries

      Presenter

      Meet Alex Hornstein and Shawn Frayne, whose Kickstarter project the Solar Pocket Factory manufactures solar panels on your desktop; and Jerrold Karmin, who builds portable solar power plants, light towers, and
      fantastic solar vehicles for Burning Man.


      Alexandria von Bromssen – Fashion Designer

      Performer

      Alexandria von Bromssen - rnProject Zero Carbon Footprint - The sustainable collection


      Alice Taylor: Toys from the Future

      Presenter

      Alice Taylor will talk about the challenges and opportunities of using 3D printing and other nu-manufacturing techniques to produce consumer-facing retail products, using Makies(R) as a live example.


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