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DIY Driverless Super RC Car

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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.


DIY Rocketeers! Winning the Carmack Prize

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The dream of space has tantalized many men and women. Advances in technology now enable DIY rocketeers to reach new milestones. On September 11, 2012, a team of experienced hobbyists reached 104k' with full recovery.


Drone Dudes: Flying Robots & Filmmakers

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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.


Electronic Frontier Foundation

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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.


FORTH for Arduino

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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

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


Hacker Dojo

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The Hacker Dojo is a place for nmakers and hackers to gather and share ideas, collaborate on projects, nand build community. We provide facilities and instruction for both nsoftware and hardware, open to anyone.


Hosting Open Makes At Your Organization

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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!


Human-Size Autonomous Robots in Strategic Showdown

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Two of the world's most advanced hobbyist robots compete in chess! PR2Lite, an autonomous, human-sized robot versus Maxwell, the 5 ft tall, chess-playing winner of the 2011 AAAI Small Scale Manipulation Challenge.


HYREL 3D Printers

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


isomorphic midi controller keyboard

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Isomorphic Midi Controller that creates harmonies basic on combining modal fabric of the left hand with the right hand.


Jodan Gray: True Chip Till Death

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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.


Kinect 3D Scanner

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I have created a 3d scanner that utilizes a Microsoft Kinect. Professional 3D scanners are very expensive and I am hoping that the whole system will cost less than $150. This project uses free software and simple components.


Kinect Open VJ Platform

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Open VJ Platform is a project aimed at providing performers with an easy way to create engaging real-time visuals for performances.


King Star

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Learningtech.org Workshops

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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.



Litewall, Interactive Video, DIY Games, DMA SJSU

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The LiteWall, DIY Video Arcade, Interactive Video Installation and Quakebot, a variety of interactive projects developed at the Digital Media Art Program at SJSU.


LumiGeek LED Shields

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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.


Make old B&W photos look like new color ones

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Have an old Black and White image of Grandma or Grandpa? Wonder what it would look like in color? We will show you how you can easily convert these images to full color using Photoshop.


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