The Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics at Stanford University will show interactive software, mobile music apps, musical controllers, sound art, and our scaled Linux distribution that runs on Beagle Boards.
Geared for professional contractors, designers, do-it yourselfers and makers, CHENG Concrete is a complete online how-to center offering ideas for designing with concrete, instructional video and drawings, and a full line of products for individuals to craft their own concrete projects. The CHENG Concrete Product Line includes a full range of mixes, color, project molds, sealer, wax, tools, accessories, books and DVDs. CHENG Concrete makes it easy for you to make expressive, functional, beautiful and cost-friendly projects for your home and garden.
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.
Taos, New Mexico-based artist and roboticist Christian Ristow has been dropping jaws with his large-scale installations at Maker Faire Bay Area since 2008 and has been a maker all his life. He has also done animatronics and special effects for a number of Hollywood movies and founded robotic performance art troupe Robochrist Industries. His interactive sculpture, Hand of Man, a 26-foot-long hydraulically actuated human hand and forearm capable of picking up and crushing cars, is on display at this year's Faire. Hosted by MAKE's Goli Mohammadi.
Taos, New Mexico-based artist Christina Sporrong is a welder, blacksmith, educator, aerialist, illustrator, performer, mayhem creator, and all-around badass. She builds giant, fiery installations, does amazing high-flying aerial feats, teaches welding workshops, and is a mother, to top it all off. Her awe-inspiring kinetic sound sculpture, Caged Pulse Jets, is on display at this year's Faire.
Hosted by MAKE's Goli Mohammadi.
Using 3D printing, modeling and scanning to imagine a better future with kids around the world. Join to learn the basics of 3D printing and modeling and how we're bringing these tools to schools around the world.
An innovative DIY project that combines the application of electrical sensors and a new type of 3D art design together for fast prototyping is presented.
Creative Commons is the legal and technological protocol that creative people can use to share their work with each other. Creative Commons licenses make it easy for creators to adapt and build on each other's ideas.
The History of the Game Console Controller, from the Fairchild controller of 1976 up through today's motion controllers, plus a section dedicated to rhythm games like DDR. Experience gaming as it used to be played!
DIY will be providing the space and resources for kids to create their own Cardboard Village, and documenting the entire process with time lapse video.
Build your own telescope! Learn how a reflector telescope works. The method for grinding & polishing the mirror will be shown. It's a fantastic experience seeing Saturn's rings, or the Orion Nebulae through a telescope you built yourself!
Based in Los Angeles, Drone Dudes is a unique collective of filmmakers, designers and flying robots. Specializing in live HD broadcasting and photographic/video capture via Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS). The have years of aerial experience behind the lens, featuring a strong cinema based background. They fly a range of HD cameras from lightweight GoPro's to a RED Epic or even a Phantom Miro! u200bListen to Andrew Petersen and Jeffrey Blank talk about the tools of their trade and watch them fly some of their drones.