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.


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.


Micro Center

Exhibit

Micro Center is introducing our new $999.99 PowerSpec 3D Pro 3D Printer at World Maker Faire New York. To celebrate, we will be giving away one of these new 3D printers per hour during World Maker Faire New York. Attendees can register in our booth for a chance to win one of the 17 new PowerSpec 3D Pro 3D Printers we will be giving away. Those who visit our booth will also receive free filaments.


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.


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!


Autodesk

Exhibit

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.


Ford

Exhibit

Transit Connect Pinewood Race. Ford designed this space to speak to the ingenuity of the thinkers, tinkers, hobbyists and tech enthusiasts who use "remaking" to fulfill an individual vision. Stop by to create and race your own mini Pinewood Transit Connect Vehicle. And share your experience via our Instagram hashtag printer. Check out the winning Transit Connect designs from the Makers Design Challenge—a partnership with DIY blogs, Boing Boing and Make. The challenge encouraged Makers to put their creative vision on display by transforming the Transit Connect into their very own mobile lab.


Mozilla Webmaker

Exhibit

About Mozilla Webmaker
Webmaker is a part of Mozilla's non-profit mission to create a more open, web literate world. Our free, online toolsu2013X-Ray Goggles, Thimble, Popcorn and Appmakeru2013help people become makers while learning web mechanics, code and other valuable skills as they go. Webmaker's global community of educators and mentors also promote web literacy through hosting events and creating curriculum and other content that focuses on making and learning. Visit http://webmaker.org to learn more.
About Hive Learning Networks
Hive Learning Networks are a growing constellation of communities around the globe that are championing digital skills and web literacy through connected learning. Organizations (libraries, museums, schools and non-profit startups) and individuals (educators, designers, community catalysts and makers) come together to create learning opportunities for youth, and to design innovative practices and tools that build the field for greater impact, and contribute to their own professional development within an active community of practice.


Maker Camp

Exhibit

Maker Camp inspires kids and adults alike to embrace their inner maker, get their hands dirty, fix some things, break some things, and have a lot of fun doing it.







How to Make the Biggest Family Tree Ever

Presenter

We're in the midst of a revolution in family history. Thanks to the Internet and DNA, we can now make family trees with MILLIONS of people. This is the ultimate social network. My tree has 78 million people on it, including everyone from Abe Lincoln to Gwyneth Paltrow. With all these relatives, I will be holding the Global Family Reunion in June of 2015 right here at the NYSCI.




Makey-rinth

Exhibit

To dazzle and delight the kids we have created a customizable arduino powered labyrinth. The course can be changed to be as challenging as you can dream and create! Stretch your mind in maze theory and design.



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