The Flaming Lotus Girls are a female-driven group of artists who make kinetic fire art. Their work mixes sculpture, robotics, pyrotechnics and electronics, and their large-scale installations interact with the audience.
The story behind FlipBooKit. Arduino controlled Mechanical Flip Book art that germinated in a hackerspace, became a Makerfaire hit that launched into a Kickstarter hit and business. As told my the Makers.
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.
Fred is a Dalek from the planet Skaro. Daleks are the arch-enemies of Doctor Who, the classic BBC science fiction series celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. Fred is home-built in 2011 using plans from projectdalek.com
Do you have a hobby project that might be ready to take the leap to manufactured product? Learn about the four primary ways open source hardware is being manufactured today, and see the package used to start production.
Gridbeam is an open source, life size standardized building and prototyping system.Showcasing projects,components,kids building zone,solar and electric vehicles,3-d printer,rickshaw.Books and boxed Gridbeams for sale
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.
Creatures on these pedal powered vehicles are controlled by levers. Seats are adjustable for different sized pilots and animators. Headlights and running lights are for night time adventures.
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!
Picture a world where Amazon.com is a factory instead of a warehouse. Products are made in small quantities, as needed, based on direct input from users to designers and developers. Consumption directly drives product creation, and data informs design. Consumer products are made locally, with local materials and workers, while at the same time using design and engineering talent from anywhere on earth. It simultaneously looks exactly like our world, but is totally different. And it's almost here.
Our submersible Great White is about to begin a five-year mission to explore the sea. We will show the audience how we built her from design, build and testing.