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AeroQuad – The open source multicopter project!


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!

Cogswell Engineering Society


We're a group of engineering students from Cogswell College in Sunnyvale showcasing some of our work this year.

Creepy Crawly Robots


Creepy Crawlies is a collection of robots each exploring a different mode of locomotion. Visitors can try out steering slithering snakes and creepy insects around the exhibit.

Drone Dudes: Aerial Cinematography with Robots


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: Flying Robots & Filmmakers


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.



A NodeCopter programming competition powered by drones and JavaScript.

Growing Robot Garden: a makerspace


Wish there was a makerspace near by you? Why not go ahead and start one! Andra Keay and Daniel Casner, founders of Robot Garden - a makerspace in the Trivalley - talk about their experiences bootstrapping a workshop open.



A hexacopter is a multicopter with six propellers. This one has a camera, a parachute, and sensors to avoid hitting things.

Hosting Open Makes At Your Organization


The Tech, Lawrence Hall of Science, and Exploratorium share on hosting Open Makes. They'll focus on hosting Makes leading up to Maker Faire, the benefits to your organization, your guests, local Makers, and the world!

Justin Grays fire sculpture robots in the sand!


Justin Gray builds robots, fire art and just about anything he imagines. Come see what he has created in his lab this past winter! We promise you will be blown away!



With the popularity of quadcopters booming, there still is a void for versions that hobbyists can build cheaply and easily. These quadcopters are under $50 and use 3D-printed frames so they are easily built at home.

Node.JS Robot / Intreadible Modular Treads

Exhibit nA Large Wifi Deploying Aluminum Tank Style Robot Platform from Artisan's Asylum and Northeastern University. In addition, a modular tread system for others to use to make big robots.



An Open-Source Underwater Robot for Exploration, Citizen Science and Adventure! Join the community at

Reno Makerspace


Reno Makerspace a Non Profit Community Workshop

Show & Tell in a Ponga Picture


Ponga rediscovers the art of Show & Tell! You put love into everything you make, now you can share what you love about your Maker project with the world. Show Ponga what you've made and together we'll tell the world.

Stanford Robotics Club Exhibits


Competitions and projects that the Stanford Robotics Club is working on.


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