truTV’s Hack My Life

Presenter

Join hosts of truTV's Hack My Life, Kevin Pereira and Brooke van Poppelen, as they talk about how this new show came to be. Who knew that what started off as an idea on the internet could turn into a television show! nCome meet Kevin & Brooke, learn some hacks from the show and even be part of our live hacker demo competition. Hack My Life coming to truTV January 2015.



The 2600 Hacker Van

Exhibit

The 2600 Hacker Van is a refurbished New York Telephone van from the 1980s which fell into the hands of 2600 Magazine: The Hacker Quarterly. Staffmembers will be on hand to show what the hacker world is REALLY all about.



TruTV

Exhibit

truTV new series Hack My Life, coming in early 2015, will be giving hands-on access and live demonstrations of everyday life hacks guaranteed to save today's busy adult a lot of time, effort and money.


RadioShack

Exhibit

RadioShack, a leading national retailer with more than 27,000 knowledgeable associates at more than 5,000 stores in 26 countries, is proud to return as a Goldsmith Sponsor of World Maker Faire New York. After high demand at Maker Faire Bay Area earlier this year, RadioShack will again host a learn-to-solder area, teaching participants of all ages the ins and outs of soldering. While trying out their soldering skills, faire-goers can experience RadioShack's on-site mobile device repair station, Fix It Here! Common device issues such as broken buttons, cracked screens and water damage can be repaired usually in a few hours by our trained Fix It Here! technicians. In addition, RadioShack will highlight weekend projects with DIY products and Make instructions. RadioShack is focused on connecting consumers with personalized solutions and discovering what's possible through the latest in consumer electronics. The company's updated product assortment incorporates national brands, industry-leading private brand products, mobile devices and wireless carriers. Customers can shop leading brands in headphones and speakers, wearable technology, smart toys and DIY supplies, connected home, power accessories and home entertainment. Find RadioShack on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.


Toyota

Exhibit

Toyota Activities at World Maker Faire
World Maker Faire is very pleased to welcome back Toyota as a Goldsmith Sponsor. Toyota will host several exciting opportunities for Faire attendees to get hands-on with Toyota, including:

u2022 Power Racing Series—Attendees can watch teams from around the country compete in this nationwide circuit in their self-created electric vehicles as their race on unique full-size tracks.

u2022 Prius Plug-in Hybrid Derby—Mini Prius Plug-in Hybrids will be available for attendees to race on a special electric slot car track in Toyota's exhibit.

u2022 Vehicle Demonstration—The full-size Prius Plug-in Hybrid will be on hand for Faire goers to learn all about the most efficient Prius yet. In addition, Toyota will also be showcasing the "U2" Urban Utility concept by Calty Design Research.

u2022 Charging Stations in Toyota Exhibit—Attendees can enjoy recharging their devices while at the event utilizing power stations inside Toyota's exhibit.

o About Toyota

Toyota (NYSE:TM), the world's top automaker and creator of the Prius, is committed to building vehicles for the way people live through itsToyota, Lexus and Scion brands. Over the past 50 years, Toyota has built more than 25 million cars and trucks in North America, where it operates 14 manufacturing plants and directly employs more than 40,000 people. The company's 1,800 North American dealerships sold more than 2.5 million cars and trucks in 2013 u2013 and about 80 percent of all Toyota vehicles sold over the past 20 years are still on the road today. For more information about Toyota, visitwww.toyotanewsroom.com.





The Young Makers Program

Presenter

In 2010, Pixar partnered with Make: and the Exploratorium to create the Young Makers Program. The program brings together a community of adult mentors and youth ages 8-18 of varying backgrounds, interests, and skill levels to create ambitious open-ended projects. Tony DeRose, a co-founder of the program, will highlight a number of past projects, discuss why Pixar is participating, and describe how you can get involved.


Delta Faucet

Exhibit

There is transformative power at the heart of every Deltau00ae product. From Touch2Ou00ae Technology that turns faucets on and off with just a touch to H2Okineticu00ae shower technology that provides the feeling of more water without using more water; Deltau00ae products incorporate smart thinking that anticipates people's needs. Paired with beautiful and inspirational design, the Deltau00ae brand is more than just a faucet. A WaterSenseu00ae partner of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Delta Faucet Company is a global organization offering kitchen and bath faucets, showerheads, tub and shower systems, toilets, bath sinks and related accessories, selling products in more than 53 countries. For more information, visit www.deltafaucet.com.


ROBLOX

Exhibit

ROBLOX is the most flexible free online platform on which to create and publish engaging, multi-player games. Learn from experts how to start creating games using the free ROBLOX integrated dev environment, multi-platform support, and a global cloud of servers. With ROBLOX, you make the game.


littleBits

Exhibit

littleBits is the New York-u00adbased startup that is making hardware limitless. The company makes a library of electronic modules that snap together with magnets to let anyone build, invent, and prototype with electronics u00adu00adu2013 no soldering, wiring, or programming required. littleBits breaks down powerful technology u2013 from music with the littleBits Synth Kit, to space exploration with the littleBits Space Kit, to the Internet of Things with the cloudBit u2013 and makes them accessible and easy to understand. The littleBits library includes more than five kits and nearly 60 interoperable modules with products sold in 70 countries around the world. The company was founded in 2011 by MIT graduate, TED Senior Fellow and Open Hardware Summit cofounder Ayah Bdeir, and has grown to be a global leader in hardware. littleBits has one mission: To put the power of electronics into everyone's hands.


OGOSPORT LLC

Exhibit

We are designers. But we don't just design products. From award-winning classics like the Super SportsDisk to newer creations like OGOBILD, we don't just design toys or sporting goods - we design something more...We design active play for all ages. We design endless hours of fun for your children. And hours of fun with your children. OgoSport was founded in 2004 by a duo of accomplished designers from world-renowned school of design, the Pratt Institute. Our talented roster of creators formed the company to question the current direction of play, and these inquires have inspired us to seek new directions in product development. Accordingly, we have set the following criteria for products that carry the OgoSport name: Encourage active play and exercise Age ranges span from young children to grandparents Encourage play between all age combinations in-between Allow for open-ended exploration and experimentation Opportunities for both indoor and outdoor play Benefits for therapy and children with special needs Safety, quality, and integrity Batteries not required




The Creativity Hub

Exhibit

The Extraordinaires Design Studio is a game that allows player to create and dream up wild and wonderful inventions. We aim to introduce the steps before the 'making' - the brainstorming, the innovation and the formation of the idea and design. The Extraordinaires are a range of colourful characters, made unique by the job they do, the environment they live in or their appearance. What is it like to invent a remote control for a pirate or somewhere to sleep for a vampire teen? Come by and find out!



Metasphere

Exhibit

Metasphere is a platform that connects hardware and software interfaces for developers of any skill level, from beginner to enterprise. Metasphere addresses the lack of flexible communication between hardware and software with instant plug and go connections in few lines of ready-made code. Metasphere brings higher level programming languages and powerful features to low level hardware, shortening the length of time and effort required to engineer new ideas from prototyping to product. We will be demonstrating the metasphere platform with one of our projects, a motorcycle remote started using an Arduino and a smart phone. The project includes a riding jacket with wearable LED's that sync with the motorcycle's turn signals and break lights. The project will highlight metasphere's realtime data capture taking statistics from the motorcycle including geospatial data, gauge outputs, and more.


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