Solar Powered Fabric Printing

Presenter

Come learn how to print fabric with sunlight! Customize clothing and design your own textiles using Lumi's photosensitive Inkodyes. Founder, Jesse Genet, will explain how Inkodye works and why Lumi is pioneering this new technique for DIY printing.


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.


Creative Electron

Exhibit

Creative Electron manufactures and distributes high performance, cost-effective, offline x-ray and optical inspection systems and test equipment used for quality assurance and counterfeit detection by the manufacturers and distributors of electronic systems and components.


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.



New Modes of Collaboration: Making with Universities and Companies

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In an emerging trend, makers are beginning to collaborate with larger, very organized groups of professional makers (companies and universities). Autodesk's artist in residence program, Jordan Miller's Advanced Manufacturing Research Institute at Rice University, and the open source prosthetics e-NABLE community all demonstrate these new modes of collaboration. Transcending these organizational boundaries allows a pace of creativity and development fueled by maker methods and institutional resources.



Investing in Today for a Secure Tomorrow

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Dean Kamen holds more than 440 U.S. and foreign patents and has improved thousands of lives through his health care inventions. But one of Dean's proudest accomplishments is founding FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology), an organization dedicated to motivating the next generation to understand, use and enjoy science and technology.


littleBits

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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.


MathWorks

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MathWorks is the leading developer of mathematical computing software. Engineers and scientists worldwide rely on its products to accelerate the pace of discovery, innovation, and development. Demonstrations of MATLAB and Simulink integrated with Arduino, Raspberry Pi, and Lego Mindstorms.




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.







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