Maker Faire Bay Area 2013

Al Linke: Product Realizer

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Sunday5:00 PM5:15 PMNo Video Available

Instructor Al Linke products to reality, including PIXEL, which surpassed its fundraising goal on Kickstarter in less than 48 hours. (Al's other products include the Magic Mirror and the Smart Phone Breathalyzer). You'll come away from this workshop with a roadmap for taking your product idea and turning it into reality!


With 19 years of experience in the IT industry, Al Linke is currently Director of Information Technology at a Fortune 500 company. Outside of his day job, Al is an active member in the open source hardware community. Al's latest project, PIXEL, is an interactive LED display for pixel art and was recently funded on KickStarter. In addition to PIXEL, Al maintains two other open source projects, the DIY Magic Mirror and the Droidalyzer, an Android based Breathalyzer.