Pinshape

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pinshape is a 3D printing community that makes exploring, sharing, selling, downloading and ordering 3D prints simple & fun! We're a startup in Mountain View's #500Startups accelerator program. To celebrate Maker Faire - we're giving away a MakerBot Replicator 2 3D Printer - Register to win in 10 seconds here - www.pinshape.com/contest Come by and meet the founders of Pinshape, watch us 3D print a few cool shapes, and win a 3D printer!



Orbotix

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Sphero is the world’s first robotic ball that you control from your smartphone or tablet. Choose from over 30 apps and launch a whole new world of gameplay. Drive Sphero, turn your living room into a video game with augmented reality apps, or upgrade family game night with multiplayer games. Sphero is even making moves in the classroom with crash courses in programming using MacroLab. The result is limitless possibilities for new types of gameplay that meld the virtual and real worlds for a fun gaming experience.





Hackaway

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HackAway is after-school sports for technology. HackAway provides affordable mentorship and instruction in basic electronics hacking and programming skills to middle and high school students. HackAway seeks to provide free opportunities for students from demographic groups that are currently under-represented in math/science achievement, engineering majors, technical fields, and the growing startup culture.


SparkIO & Pebble

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Spark + Pebble = hacking the internet of things at Maker Faire Bay Area Pebble was born from hacking. Back in 2008, Eric plugged a Nokia phone display and Bluetooth radio into an Arduino board and our first prototype came to life. Hacking is part of Pebble’s DNA, and is reflected today in the awesome apps made by Pebble developers using our SDK -- from flying an AR Drone to controlling a Tesla. That’s why you’ll find Pebble at Maker Faire Bay Area on May 17 and 18 at the San Mateo Event Center. But we’re not doing it alone. We’re sharing a booth with the wonderful folks at Spark, makers of the Spark Core -- a tiny, Arduino-compatible WiFi development board. The Spark team created an easy-to-use product that allows anyone to connect everyday electronics to the internet over WiFi. We have a lot in common, from our Kickstarter beginnings and passion for hacking to our open platforms and strong developer communities. Spark and Pebble are joining forces at Maker Faire to enable makers and developers to explore new and exciting ideas that connect our two platforms. We believe that, just like the web, the internet of things will only thrive when people collaborate. Join us next weekend in San Mateo for two fun-filled days of hacking on Pebble and Spark Core.


Qualcomm

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About Qualcomm Incorporated Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) is a world leader in 3G, 4G and next-generation wireless technologies. Qualcomm Incorporated includes Qualcomm’s licensing business, QTL, and the vast majority of its patent portfolio. Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, operates, along with its subsidiaries, substantially all of Qualcomm’s engineering, research and development functions, and substantially all of its products and services businesses, including its semiconductor business, QCT. For more than 25 years, Qualcomm ideas and inventions have driven the evolution of digital communications, linking people everywhere more closely to information, entertainment and each other. We will be showcasing demos on Qualcomm® SnapdragonTM processor based development boards. Inforce Computing will be giving away 3D Printed Robots with development Kit at 2pm, 4pm and 6pm on Saturday and Sunday. Intrinsyc Software International will be giving away Snapdragon 800 processor based DragonBoardTM. Also, there will be opporunties to order discounted Snapdragon 600 processor based Single Board Computer at the booth. The demos are as follows: 1) Thing Development Kit (TDK): Snapdragon 800 processor based DragongonBoard with TDK adaptor board and Arduino shield, controlled from a tablet via Alljoyn 3) 3D Printed Robot: A robot developed to showcase autonomous robotics capability. This robot has a 3D printed body that is MakerBot compliant. The robot uses VuforiaTM to track and follow a visual target. The robot can also pick up objects and transmit video to a smartphone in tele-op mode. 3) PLCdunio Demo: Show a garage door opener and and a lamp that can be controlled using an Arduino with builtin Powerline Communications (the PLCduino prototype))



Type A

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Having quadrupled in sales last year, Type A Machines recently expanded their factory line to San Leandro, inside of the Gate - an old Caterpillar plant. With new facilities in place, Type A is quickly responding to demand and becoming the quality brand choice for developers, professionals and expert makers looking to produce on the FFF platform. With fully integrated wifi, a 12x12x12


Autodesk

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Autodesk helps people imagine, design and create a better world. Everyone—from design professionals, engineers and architects to digital artists, students and hobbyists—uses Autodesk software to unlock their creativity and solve important challenges. For more information visit autodesk.com or follow @autodesk.


Freescale Inc.

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Freescale Semiconductor is a global leader in embedded processing solutions, providing industry leading products that are advancing the automotive, consumer, industrial and networking markets. From microprocessors and microcontrollers to sensors, analog integrated circuits and connectivity – our technologies are the foundation for the innovations that make our world greener, safer, healthier and more connected. Some of our key applications and end-markets include automotive safety, hybrid and all-electric vehicles, next generation wireless infrastructure, smart energy management, portable medical devices, consumer appliances and smart mobile devices.


Texas Instruments

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We’ll be showcasing our MCU LaunchPad development ecosystem and Energia open-source software framework for rapid prototyping. We’ll even have Robert Wessels, creator of Energia, in our booth teaching showgoers how to get started using his open-source software framework with our LaunchPad development kits.



Ultimaker

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Ultimaker is open source and is a pioneer in the field of 3D printing. Come to our booth 815 and have a chat with us. We can tell you all about Ultimaker and 3D Printing!


Onlinecomponents.com

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Onlinecomponents.com, founded in 1999, is an authorized e-commerce distributor of electronic components featuring over one million part numbers for purchase exclusively over the Internet. The site features over 350,000 in-stock part numbers from a selection of more than 250 premier brands. Onlinecomponents.com offers a one stop shop offering customers a broad product offering spanning active, passive, interconnect, and electromechanical. Users can search this vast inventory of product by part number, keyword, product category, or manufacture. The site offers users tools and information to aid in the buying decision featuring over 250,000 data sheets and product images.


Carbon Origins

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Carbon Origins is a start up aerospace company with the goal to make space commonplace. They are currently developing the next generation of suborbital rockets designed to carry small to mid-sized payloads to space. At Maker Faire they are launching an


ROBLOX

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ROBLOX is the largest user-powered content site in online games and the #1 entertainment site for kids and teens, giving players powerful tools to make and share fantastic games -– and be rewarded for their creations. With an expanding arsenal of development features and a engaged global playerbase of millions, ROBLOX gives players the fuel to launch into indie game development. Visit us at Maker Faire Bay Area to meet our staff as well as some of our top developers who will be showcasing their creations. For more information, go to www.ROBLOX.com.


Formlabs

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Formlabs is revolutionizing 3D printing by making the precision of stereolithography more attainable with the Form 1: an affordable high-resolution desktop printers for professional makers, designers, and engineers.