3D printing has been around since the 1970's, but it's changed a lot recently. Printers are cheaper, easier to use, and more accurate than ever. 3D imaging is next and is about to make a big splash for makers and others.
What happens when you introduce a 3D printer to a room of 8-year-olds and ask them to create? Enjoy stories from the front lines as told by a team that is working to bring this technology into schools around the world.
As Aurora Light Painters (NBC's America's Got Talent Quarter Finals) we invented a way to do live light painting so everyone can see the image as it forms. Attendees can use light toys as "paint brushes" on an "air canvas".
The phenomenal story of how "Caine's Arcade" - a viral short film about a 9 year old boy's DIY cardboard arcade - launched a global movement of cardboard creativity in kids & classrooms around the world.
Chimera Art Space is the first community arts and maker space in Sonoma County, California. We're a diverse community of artists, makers, hackers, inventors, and mad scientists looking to learn, share and grow.
Creative Commons is the legal and technological protocol that creative people can use to share their work with each other. Creative Commons licenses make it easy for creators to adapt and build on each other's ideas.
DIY will be providing the space and resources for kids to create their own Cardboard Village, and documenting the entire process with time lapse video.
Based in Los Angeles, Drone Dudes is a unique collective of filmmakers, designers and flying robots. Specializing in live HD broadcasting and photographic/video capture via Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS). The have years of aerial experience behind the lens, featuring a strong cinema based background. They fly a range of HD cameras from lightweight GoPro's to a RED Epic or even a Phantom Miro! u200bListen to Andrew Petersen and Jeffrey Blank talk about the tools of their trade and watch them fly some of their drones.
Drone Dudes will be at the 2013 Maker Faire showcasing our feature aerial machine, the Octocopter. Stop by to meet the team and see the beast in action.
Makers are some of the most creative people in the world. What if we could pair them up and harness their creativity for the benefit of others in need? Fixperts is an open knowledge sharing platform that invites designers and makers to help someone they don't know with a day-to-day problem.
The story behind FlipBooKit. Arduino controlled Mechanical Flip Book art that germinated in a hackerspace, became a Makerfaire hit that launched into a Kickstarter hit and business. As told my the Makers.