Back to Meet the Makers

Cogswell Engineering Society

Exhibit

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


Creepy Crawly Robots

Exhibit

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.


Crowd-Powered Bridge Design and Research Projects

Exhibit

Brainstorm, sketch, prototype, design, and build a massive bridge with other Makers! Also, don't miss out on interacting with our lab's research projects!


Darkmatter – Open Source XBox Laptop & DIY Kit

Exhibit

World's first 3D printed, Lasercut, Open Source Arduino compatible Xbox Laptop that you can buy fully assembled or in DIY kit form.


DIY Driverless Super RC Car

Presenter

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.


Drone Dudes: Flying Robots & Filmmakers

Exhibit

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.


E-Textiles Sewing the Way!

Presenter

Come learn about e-textiles, which bring together fabrics, electronics, and computers. We'll share educational applications of e-textile materials like the LilyPad Arduino, and then you'll get to make your own soft circuit!


Electric Vehicle Entrepreneurs

Exhibit

EVs can go FASTER, FURTHER, LESS WEIGHT, and HIGHER UTILIZATION, using ALTERNATIVE MATERIALS, and RECAPTURED ENERGY. What's YOUR IDEA.


Electronic Frontier Foundation

Exhibit

EFF is the leading defender of online civil liberties. We promote innovator rights, defend free speech, fight illegal surveillance, and protect rights and freedoms as our use of technology grows.


Electronics Factory

Exhibit

An open hardware, open software benchtop pick and place machine


Flow*26

Exhibit

Flowu202226 is a life-size version of the mobile app Flow Free. Instead of connecting circles using your finger, people will be walking on tiles that will light up. The game board is an interactive platform that reacts to steps.


FORTH for Arduino

Exhibit

Arduino kits are perfect platforms for the FORTH operating systems and FORTH programming language. We can teach it to novice in hours with this platform..


Glo-puter Zero

Exhibit

A bit-serial digital computer who's RAM is implemented using rotating drum of copper-doped zinc sulfide phosphorescent material.



Growing Robot Garden: a makerspace

Presenter

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.


Hosting Open Makes At Your Organization

Presenter

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!


HYREL 3D Printers

Exhibit

HYREL 3D Printers, Enabling Innovation with a Professional, Industrial-grade, Out-of-the-box Ready, Highly reliable, High-value 3D printern


iNet2DVR: Home Automation using a Security DVR

Exhibit

iNet2DVR: Simple home automation using a standard security DVR (Digital Video Recorder).rnUtilizes X10 or Z-wave modules to turn on/off lamps, open/close locks and other electrical appliances.rnControl via the internet is with a smart phone.


Intelligent Thermostat

Exhibit

This project isu00a0a complete remodeling of how a person communicates with there household. It utilizes a phone app, which allows the user to control appliances such as their thermostat and lights over a piece of hardware called


Jodan Gray: True Chip Till Death

Presenter

CHIPMUSIC has hit the mainstream in movies like Scott Pilgrim, but where did it come from & how is it made? STARPAUSE will fill you in, perform a live tracking demo & provide a zine pointing to more 8BIT software and sounds.


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