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.
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!
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.
ALL Power Labs focuses on small-scale gasification. We make biomass gasifiers that are ready for everyday use, to serve real world distributed energy needs.
Aquaponics is a hybrid of Aquaculture and Hydroponics. Come learn the fundamentals, including component functions, hardware, materials, and species selection, with a focus on regionally appropriate design.
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.
BioLite develops and manufactures advanced energy products that make cooking with wood as
clean, safe, and easy as modern fuels while also providing electricity to charge small devices like
cell phones and LED lights off-grid. Headquartered in Brooklyn, NY, the company was founded in
2009 by Jonathan Cedar and Alec Drummond. Discover more about BioLite at biolitestove.com,
facebook.com/biolitestove and twitter.com/biolitestove
Do you like lego? Do you want to build in any direction rather than just attaching pieces vertically to each other? Want them to be life size so you can make useable day furniture or forts? Then come check us out!
Walk through how to assemble an example surface mount circuit board with Tempo Automation's Electronics Factory, a desktop pick and place robot.
The BootstrapSolar Chi-qoo is an Open Source battery-backed solar power supply, capable of charging/powering devices like smart phones, Arduino or Raspbery Pi projects, or mini-robot armies.
I make solar dyed yarns and fibers using homegrown solar ovens, built from recycled materials. This process is low immersion, using less water than other dye processes, and is done completely outside in nature.
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.
Crowdsource the Final Frontier! Meet the people who raised funds for building satellites, rockets and more! They will tell their success stories, and give advice to future space project Makers.
A panel discussion on the impact of classroom adoption of digital fabrication tools, featuring the Makerspace program, Head Teacher of one of the Makerspace pilot schools and two companies in the Maker Community.
Display of MyDIYCNC CNC machines performing tasks such as PCB track isolation milling, parts fabrication and lithopane milling. Launch of my new intelligent USB CNC interface for PC, Mac and Linux platforms. Display CNC kits.
Make your own hybrid RC car using a low cost DIY kit - can be used in the RC mode or in the "self driving" mode using ultrasonic sensors a micro-controller such as an Arduino or a Raspberry Pi.
An open hardware, open software benchtop pick and place machine
The Everlight is an alternative choice to your typical off-the shelf lamp, letting your personality shine nthrough easy customization. By using upcyled materials or handcrafted art, it's good for the world and your wallet.