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A Custom Artificial Heart

Exhibit

This is a proof of concept on the production of a customizable artificial heart. It's end goal is a design for an artificial heart which can be custom fabricated for the patient and still perform the necessary functions.


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.


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.


Amazing Science

Presenter

Amazing Science: Tornados, smoke rings and more. Watch 6 foot tall undulating dry ice fog tornados and learn how to build the apparatus. Watch 18 inch diameter smoke rings travel 30 feet or more.


Anacleto, T-REX Dinosaur puppet

Exhibit

I'm Gabriel, I have 15 years old and I built Anacleto. A Giant T-Rex puppet that I control inside.


Angry Battleships II

Exhibit

Battle Pond Axis vs Allies combat all day, Saturday and Sunday, with plenty of hands-on audience participation during and between battles. Fun for kids of all ages!


Applied Kinetic Arts

Exhibit

Applied Kinetic Arts (A.K.A.) is a community of artists working within the medium loosely defined as "kinetic". Works incorporating motion, light, sound, and interactivity are represented by the group's membership


Aquapod

Exhibit

This is a pod shaped micro houseboat that will disassemble into easily to store components and will transport on the back of any pick up truck or flatbed.


Aragon Robotics Team presents OG-9 and Giraffa!

Exhibit

The Aragon Robotics Team will be showcasing their frisbee shooting robot, OG-9, built in just six weeks. In addition, their robot Giraffa will demonstrate its ability to deftly score rings on a rack of pegs.


Art & Magic of Lightwire

Exhibit

we will be conducting a continuing workshop in how Light works, how to use it, and have demonstrations of finished projects as examples of el-wire decor.


Ask A Carpenter!

Exhibit

Get straight, unbiased answers to all your home maintanence questions from a licensed professional. Learn wood joinery and box making. See dovetail boxes being made by hand. Get help with your own project's design.


Assorted Electronic Kits by Tx0Rx0

Exhibit

Open source hardware electronic kits designed for the maker in mind!


Aurora

Exhibit

Aurora is an opalescent willow with hand-beaten copper leaves that chime in the wind. At night, the tree comes alive with light, rotating through the spectrum of colors and providing spectacular illumination. It is a fairy tr


Awesome Cribbage Boards

Exhibit

Forever Cribbage BoardsnnHigh quality game boards milled from aluminum, with an ultra modern look


Bay Area R2 Builders

Exhibit

The Bay Area R2 Builders are a group of hackers, makers, builders and above all, Star Wars fans who have built full size, fully functional R2D2s.


BeatBots

Exhibit

BeatBots is a robot design studio in San Francisco. We create interactive characters for research, entertainment, and education. Our flagship character, Keepon, began as an autism research robot and is now available as a toy.


Big Glasses Toolboxes

Exhibit

Come play with Big Glasses Toolboxes: Simple kits for learning hands-on activities like flameworking and woodworking. They're part of a local delivery service so you can learn a new skill every month.


Bourn Idea Lab @ Castilleja School

Exhibit

We are a digital fabrication studio at an independent all-girls school for grades 6-12 located in Palo Alto, California. Girls (and teachers!) come to the lab to tinker, build, and prototype.


Build Your Dreams with PLY90

Exhibit

The PLY90 is a connector to build and bring your ideas to life. It's like Lego's for adults.


Building with Dog Tech

Exhibit

Modern technology used in mobile electronics is available to Makers to build and create. Devices such as the sensor equipped development tablet is an example of how makers can leverage modern technology.


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