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FRC Pit Management System

Exhibit

I created a Processing program to run on a Raspberry Pi that manages all aspects of a FIRST team's pit at a regional. It fetches match data, including scores and bumper colors and displays on a Computer Monitor.


Getting Started with Raspberry Pi

Presenter

Go from 0 to Raspberry Pi in 15 minutes with one of the co-authors of Getting Started with Raspberry Pi and MAKE Contributing Editor, Matt Richardson. Learn what Raspberry Pi is, what you'll need to use it, and how makers have been integrating this $35 mini computer in their projects.


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.


Hacking the Brookstone Rover

Presenter

Converting IP cameras to Wifi Spy Tanks.nUsing the Brookstone Rover, the process of converting an IP camera into a Wifi Rover will be explained. WIll also demonstrate an API that can be used to program the Rover.


HomeBrew Robotics Club

Exhibit

HBRC members have a range of expertise in robotics that includes beginners, experienced amateurs and professionals. If you have an interest in the field of robotics, please join us.


How to Make a RasPiRobot

Presenter

Learn how to make a roving robot with a Raspberry Pi for a brain and controlled from a Chronos watch.


Learningtech.org Workshops

Exhibit

Learningtech.org offers a variety of hands-on workshops, including Robotics, Game Programming, Music, & Troubleshooting. We often work in cooperation with individual schools or districts, & the San Mateo County STEM program.


LumiGeek LED Shields

Exhibit

We make LEDs easy for DIY. For over a decade, we have supported the arts with our technology backgrounds. Now we want to share our skills with the makerverse.


Maker Shed

Exhibit

The staff of MAKE has selected kits, tools, microcontrollers, crafts, souvenirs, and other fun stuff for sale.


MakerAR

Exhibit

Come build the booth in augmented reality on your phone/tablet! - Apps created by an independent hacker named @yosun


Meet The Fenn

Exhibit

Meet the Fenn, the furry alien creatures who want to be your friend. A must see for children, robot enthusiasts, and lovers of all things cute.


MICILE

Exhibit

MICILE (mobile computing unleashed) is a Linux based OS and IDE that boots a tablet off of a microSD card. Interface with your tablet using your web browser and develop your own application in the Python scripting language.



moti – the internet in a motor

Exhibit

We make a smart servo motor, and link it to a browser. Now, you can make things move from your phone, tablet, or any computer. Use moti with 3D-prints, or simply cardboard to build robots, products, toys, and much more!



Ninja Blocks

Exhibit

Ninja Blocks is a powerful platform that lets anyone create Internet of Things Applications. The Ninja Block is 100% open source, and includes a BeagleBone and an Arduino. Once online it can unify your connected devices.



Not Your Grandpa’s Ham Radio 2

Exhibit

This is our second installment of Not Your Grandpa's Ham Radio. Our latest creations mix GPS, radar, microprocessors, Arduino, ZigBee, Bluetooth, SMT, microwave and millimeter wave radio and other technologies.


Numeric Idicator Experimental Number 1 with Pi.

Exhibit

nThis project safely combines the fun parts of nixie tubes and the Raspberry Pi.n


Open Source Motion Control

Exhibit

We make the grblshield and tinyg open source motion control boards. You can use the for CNC, 3d printing and motion art projects.


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