Back to Meet the Makers

Bay Area Horseless Carriage Club

Exhibit

Automotive antiquarians dedicated to the preservation and touring of motor vehicles built before 1916.


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.


Be a Mentor for High School Robotics: Have Fun!

Presenter

Young people need heroes to inspire them about Science, Engineering, Technology, and Mathematics. You can be one & we need you! Learn about hero opportunities in robotics programs for elementary through high school age.


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.


Bicycle Trio

Exhibit

Our project is an interactive artwork of three stationary, sculptural bicycle forms that when ridden, will activate a musical instrument in the column each is attached to. We are presenting our work in progress.


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.


BioFlame: Biodigestion for Cooking Fuel

Exhibit

BioFlame utilizes the process of anaerobic digestion to harvest combustible methane gas from organic waste. Methane is produced when methanogenic bacteria break down organic compounds. Collected gas fuels a small cook-stove.


BioLite

Exhibit

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


Blackbird Super Cruiser Bicycle

Exhibit

The Blackbird concept is a recumbent electric chopper bicycle. It is a fully function bicycle with the addition of electric assist. It cruises at 20 mph, and has a 50 mile range.


Board Assembly with the Electronics Factory Pick and Place Robot

Presenter

Walk through how to assemble an example surface mount circuit board with Tempo Automation's Electronics Factory, a desktop pick and place robot.


Boulder Battles

Exhibit

Our interactive climbing wall will light up to show you the way to the top and complete the course! Challenge yourself on one of three difficulties!


Broadening Participation through E-Textiles

Presenter

This session examines strategies for broadening participation in the Maker Community through e-textiles, which have sparked the first ever female-dominated electronics hobbyist community around soft circuits.


Build and Program a Humanoid Robot that Walks

Presenter

Learn about how humanoid robots walk using a simple gait engine that is based on how people really walk. Demonstrations using real champion walking humanoid robots.


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.


Bunnyfluffer Cyclecars Special II

Exhibit

A new and improved Figure Eight racing machine powered by one nasty, middle-aged dude!


CalSol, UC Berkeley Solar Vehicle Team

Exhibit

CalSol is a student run team at UC Berkeley that designs, builds, tests, and races fully solar-powered vehicles.n


Carsophagus

Exhibit

Carsophagus is a Death Defying Pecal Car built for speed, style, and suspense.


Celestial LED Tapestry

Exhibit

We have designed and installed a 21'x9' "Celestial Tapestry". Four hundred and thirty-eight LED stars depicting major constellations and asterisms are featured.


Channelled Alien Mechanicals

Exhibit

Channelled Alien mechanical sculptures. All parts made by hand- They respond to human touch by changing shape, size, etc.



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