Learn how Near Field Communication (NFC) can be added to your Arduino project using the Adafruit or Seeed Studio NFC Shield. I'll demonstrate reading and writing NFC tags with Arduino. I'll also show to send data between Arduino and your NFC phone.
Knockout Concepts has developed a dedicated all in one real-time mobile 3D scanner. A sleek design utilizing custom algorithms, the Knockout Concept's Mobile 3D Scanner is an essential new tool for the Modern Maker's toolbox.
Home automation tailored to each individual, using RFID. Customizations for each family member include music, air freshener scent, lighting, and more! Completely open source, involving Arduino and Raspberry Pi.
Super Blocks is meant to reinforce math skills in children. In the game the player is presented with math problems of varying difficulties. Points can be spent to provide visual upgrades to the game experience.
How did you get online before the Internet and smartphones? Explore our exhibit and use a teletype, green-screen terminal, or (gasp!) a dial-up modem to connect to vintage computers of the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s.
Graphing calculators are ubiquitous, surprisingly powerful pocket computers. They're a great way to learn programming or to get started with controlling DIY hardware. Come see projects and learn how you can get started.
Keep an eye on your home or business from anywhere with Dropcam, the super simple way to monitor places, people and pets. View a secure live stream in stunning HD on your smartphone, tablet or computer. And with optional Cloud Recording you can review past footage, save important clips and receive customized activity alerts.
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 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
Concepts: Smarter Sketching is reinventing design for the mobile era. It’s precise, it’s intuitive, and it’s infinitely flexible. Come learn about industrial design sketching, enter to win a full set of COPIC markers, and see an exclusive tech preview of the future of design!
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.
Cognizant, a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process services is proud to sponsor the Young Makers Tent as part of its Making the Future education initiative which seeks to inspire young learners in science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) and the arts by providing fun hands-on learning opportunities. Young Makers and their instructors from Cognizant's Making the Future Afterschool and Summer programs from across the U.S. will be conducting workshops for children attending the Faire, demonstrating how children can
3DR’s UAV platforms capture breathtaking aerial imagery for consumer enjoyment and data analysis, enabling mapping, surveying, 3D modeling and more. Our technology is currently used across multiple industries around the world, including agriculture, photography, construction, search and rescue and ecological study. 3DR is committed to bringing the power of UAV technology to the mainstream market.
Sony unveils the prototype of MESH at Maker Faire Bay Area for the first time. MESH is a concept of open platform that helps you invent. You can connect various functional blocks, such as buttons, LEDs, acceleration sensors, and speakers, all wirelessly. Anyone can use the fun and simple visual UI of MESH to create anything and then share their invention with users all over the world! At the Sony booth, come and play with prototypes or attend a mini-workshop to see how easy and fun MESH is to use. Watch our demo movie to learn more about “What is MESH?” and “How To Use MESH”.