Maker Faire Bay Area 2013
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Makeably is a place where new things get made and where every product is customizable and remixable by you (home decor, cool gadgets, toys, art, and more). We bring together users and makers in an environment that encourages individuality and creativity. Stop by and say hello to our team, check out some of the coolest creations our users and makers have made, and celebrate the maker in everyone!
BioLite develops and manufactures advanced energy products that make cooking with wood as clean, safe, and easy as modern fuels while also providing electricity to charge small devices like cell phones and LED lights off-grid. Headquartered in Brooklyn, NY, the company was founded in 2009 by Jonathan Cedar and Alec Drummond. Discover more about BioLite at biolitestove.com, facebook.com/biolitestove and twitter.com/biolitestove
The B9Creator is an open source hardware/software high resolution 3D Printer. The B9Creator combines innovative methods with off the shelf DLP technology to produce parts that compare with machines costing thousands more. A wide range of photo-polymer based resins can be used to obtain the material properties desired. From resins that are suitable for lost wax casting applications to very reactive "fast grow" resins for quick proto-typing. No other machine comes close to offering the flexibility and low entry cost. Launched in early spring of 2012, the B9Creator has been delivered and is in use by hundreds of satisfied users already and enjoys the largest resin based printer user community anywhere. Don't wait any longer, get printing "hi-res" today!
Based in Brooklyn, NY, Solidoodle makes quality 3D printers that are affordable and easy to use. With rugged steel frames, heated beds on most models, large build areas (6" x 6" x 6" and 8" x 8" x 8"), and prices between $499 and $799, it's no wonder it has shipped over 6,000 printers to satisfied customers in over 60 countries since starting out in late 2011.
Working to spark the imagination of electronics enthusiasts everywhere, and giving them what they need to bring their creativity to life.
Make something that does something! littleBits are award-winning color-coded Bits modules that snap together magnetically to build simple circuits and inventive projects in seconds. Stop by our booth to attend a workshop and check out our brand new collection of Kits.
Zazzle will be hosting 'Make It Yours' - an event where everyone can get creative u2013 adults and children and all ages in between. We'll have postcards with robot designs that you can color in and decorate. We'll also have photo buttons that you can create by taking a picture of yourself. With your imagination and all sorts of creative supplies u2013 markers, crayons u2013 you can make these products uniquely your own. Zazzle will have merchandise on display to show all of our amazing products from skateboards to iPad cases, including products made by New York makers such as Case-Able in Brooklyn, New York.
Texas Instruments serves the world's most innovative electronics companies, as well as hobbyists just like you, helping to develop new ideas that change the way we live. By providing semiconductor technologies that promote greater power efficiency, enable more features, enhance performance and deliver more value, TI expands the possibilities every day for how we learn, connect, grow and discover.
Make, buy and sell anything 3D Printed with Shapeways. Shapeways is the world's leading 3D Printing marketplace and community. The NY startup harnesses 3D Printing to help anyone turn ideas into reality, making product design more accessible, personal, and inspiring. Shapeways prints everything on-demand, which means that every order is customized and personalized. For more information, go to: www.shapeways.com
RadioShack is proud to sponsor the Learn to Solder Area at the World's Maker Faire in New York. Come stop by RadioShack's booth to learn the basics of soldering with our great Blinky LED Robot project.
Autodesk 123D is free software integrated with content and fabrication services. At Maker Faire NY Autodesk will be hosting a hands on makerspace where participants can have hands on experiences with our free apps and 3d printers. We also will be hosting an educational hack-a-thon where educators will be answering the question ""How do you use a 3D printer in your classroom?
At Delta Faucet, we believe there are better ways to experience water. This conviction goes beyond design to incorporate smart thinking that anticipates people's needs - from the intuitive capacitance technology inside our touch faucets to the science of fluidics, which helps shape every drop of water in our H2Okinetic showers. Visit us at Maker Faire to meet the engineers behind our most popular innovations and experience the cutting edge of water technology in the home for yourself.
Digi International is the M2M expert, combining products and services as end-to-end solutions to drive business efficiencies. Digi provides the industry's broadest range of wireless products, a cloud computing platform tailored for devices and development services to help customers get to market fast with wireless devices and applications. Digi's entire solution set is tailored to allow any device to communicate with any application, anywhere in the world. For more information, visit Digi's website at www.digi.com.
Kraftwurx provides a platform that empowers everyone to create, showcase, buy and sell personalized products with 3D printing. We envision a world where the power to create and manufacture is placed in the hands of everyday people.
Afinia sells the award-winning H-Series Desktop 3D Printer, which was named by Make Magazine as "Best Overall Experience", "Easiest To Set Up" and "Easiest To Use". The Afinia has an industry-leading 1-year warranty and real, live, honest-to-goodness telephone support.
Founded in 2009, Brooklyn-based MakerBot has grown to be the global leader in desktop 3D printing. At World Maker Faire MakerBot will be demonstrating the brand new MakerBot Digitizer Desktop 3D Scanner and Replicator 2 Desktop 3D Printer.
Deezmaker manufactures the popular and robust Bukobot 3D Printer and Bukito Portable 3D Printer starting at $699. We pride ourselves in making quality products. We were the first walk-in retail 3D printer store and hackerspace on the west coast providing 3D printers, 3D printing services, classes and 3D printing supplies to the Los Angeles area.
Founded in 2009, Sculpteo offers to the customers a fully online 3D printing service and the opportunity to convert 3D files into 3D printed objects.
MatterHackers makes 3D Printing fun, easy, and useful. We will be demonstrating our world class 3D Printing software, MatterControl. MatterControl incorporates simple "plug and print" set up, drag and drop queuing, and a friendly user interface.
GeekDad.com and GeekMom.com are the parenting sites for the geek generation. We love Dr. Who and gaming and electronics and food-hacking and everything else that makes geeks passionate. We want to share these things with our kids, and ensure they know that being different is the best thing in the world.
We support ingenuity and the thinkers who use u201cremakingu201d to fulfill an individual vision, not only with the Ford Connect, but with anything that can be transformed to support a personal lifestyle, hobby or home business. Visit us at moversandmakers.tumblr.com.
ASUS is a worldwide top-three consumer notebook vendor and maker of the world's best-selling, most award-winning, motherboards. A leading enterprise in the new digital era, ASUS designs and manufactures products that perfectly meet the needs of today's digital home and office, with a broad portfolio that includes motherboards, graphics cards, optical drives, displays, desktop and all-in-one PCs, notebooks, netbooks, servers, multimedia devices, wireless solutions, networking devices, tablets and smartphones. Driven by innovation and committed to quality, ASUS won 4,168 awards in 2012 and is widely credited with revolutionizing the PC industry with its Eee PCu2122. ASUS has more than 12,500 employees around the globe with a world-class R&D team of 3,800 engineers. Company revenue for 2012 was approximately US$14 billion.
re:3D is committed to trailblazing new frontiers in 3D printing. Our flagship technology, "The Gigabot" large format 3D printer, maximizes output volumes with respect to size, speed, and quantity of objects printed during a single production run. re:3D is also developing novel printer feedstock including cost-efficient recyclables and enriched composites. With a global online marketplace and a localized presence in both Latin America and the United States, re:3D is reaching untapped emerging markets worldwide. After a successful Kickstarter debut, our diverse team looks forward to an active presence in the international entrepreneurial and maker communities, and sharing our experience in StartUp Chile, one of the worldu2019s largest global accelerators.
Disney Citizenship:The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with five business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive. Disney is a Dow 30 company and had annual revenues of about $42.3 billion in its last fiscal year. Deeply rooted in The Walt Disney Company's long history of corporate citizenship is support for the well being of kids and families. That legacy is evident today in every facet of Disney's corporate responsibility approach ranging from community support and care for the planet to product integrity and quality workplaces. For more information visit, thewaltdisneycompany.com.
Learn about cool science, technology, engineering, and math opportunities in your area through Time Warner Cable's Connect a Million Minds initiative and receive fun giveaways.
minnowboard.org is a community dedicated to the support of Open Hardware utilizing Intelu00ae processors. Meet the MinnowBoard, an open hardware embedded board powered by an Intel(r) Atom(tm) processor. With exceptional performance, flexibility, openness and standards, the MinnowBoard can be used for simple maker projects, yet scales up to high workloads and ambitious embedded applications. Drop by our booth and see the MinnowBoard Fish Picker-Upper in action - a robotics and computer vision demo.
Sixense will present MakeVR - a radically fun, easy and powerful way to model objects for 3D print and other uses. MakeVR uses a two-handed interface built around high precision motion tracking technology that allows makers to create very simple and very complex objects with natural hand motions. With MakeVR, you can reach into the creative environment to manipulate shapes, objects and tools. Our talk will demonstrate how we've brought fun to 3D software to let makers build objects ready for print in less time than it takes to complete an introduction class for other modeling products.
Far more than just an online 3D printing service, i.materialise helps people to materialise their creative ideas. With over 20 years of experience in the technology, more than 70 3D printers, and the largest selection of materials (including metals) and finishes out there, our support goes beyond 3D printing to address our clientsu2019 real needs. Whether you are looking for a specific solution, starting a business or simply want to get your name out there, i.materialise is the partner you can count on.
Open Source Supplier of 3D Printer Electronics, Filament & More!
With more than 1,500 books in print and e-formats, Apress is the authoritative source for IT professionals, software developers, and business leaders all over the world. Apress provides high-quality, no-fluff content that helps serious technology professionals build a comprehensive pathway to career success. Since 2007, Apress has been part of Springer Science+Business Media, one of the world's leading scientific, technical, and medical publishing houses, enabling global distribution of Apress publications. For more information, please visit www.apress.com.
Weu2019re proud to be the leading squeezable, re-sealable, 100% fruit in a pouch. GoGo squeeZu2019s products are crafted with high-quality natural ingredients to provide wholesome goodness for sipping, squeezing and enjoying, wherever life takes you.
MAKEwithMOTO is a VELCRO-clad van full of 3D printers, unlocked, hackable phones, and electronic prototyping equipment traveling the country to connect and create cool things with makers. Get in touch with your maker skills and stick a creation to the van, 3D print something cool, hack a smartphone, and share your technology dreams! In addition to these activities, the truck crew will be offer a taste of the MAKEwithMOTO experience to new Moto X owners. We have designed a set of delightful co-creation experiences for Moto X owners to make personal, one-of-a-kind gifts to complement their custom Moto X and explore the capabilities afforded by state-of-the-art 3D printing. We are calling this #MAKEwithX.
Visitors to the Purina ONE booth at Maker Faire will have the opportunity to create and invent their own do-it-yourself (DIY) puzzle feeder projects to help enrich the feeding experiences of their cats; gather inspiration from the DIY wall u2013 a gallery of projects created from Purina ONEu2019s cat community; and interact with a fun and shareable area at the booth. What you feed your cat is just as important as HOW you feed your cat. Cats are designed to hunt for their food, and while domestic cats have it much easier they still benefit from the stimulation that comes from the hunt. Incorporating a puzzle feeder in addition to a bowl encourages your cat to work for her food, stimulating her mind and body and helping her live her True Nature.
A Milwaukee startup focusing on Solar USB Power. We ran a wildly successful Kickstart for our Folding USB Solar Cells. At our booth we'll be showing off our solar USB charging solutions and setups. We believe that our solar cells are the perfect item for campers, hikers, and emergency preparedness.
New Engineering University (NEU) is a new breed of university for a new breed of engineer. We're announcing NEU along with a host of really exciting partnerships, including the Geena Davis Institute. Geena herself will be part of our team to address how engineering education can and will be re-engineered by NEU.
Clemons Coding Company is the creator of 3DaVinci, an easy to learn, intuitive to use 3D CAD software application made specifically for 3D printers and average people - created so you can bring ideas from your head to your hands. CCC is at MakerFaire to introduce 3DaVinci to the Maker community and to get input on desired product features while it is being developed.
EarthMake is a division of Earth Computer Technologies, Inc. a maker of industrial and embedded LCD products. EarthMakeu2019s vision is to introduce EarthLCD technology to the Maker Market through special products, application and special end of life deals on LCD displays and electronics to control them. The award winning ezLCD technology from EarthLCD, is the basis of the first EarthMake product. At the World Maker Fair in 2012 we introduce the arLCD (formerly ArduinoLCD) to the Maker marketplace. The arLCD combines the EarthLCD award wining ezLCD smart LCD technology with an Arduino UNO for only $89. We feel that the ability to integrate a color touchscreen GUI into a project will draw more people into the Maker and Arduino marketplaces. While the first product we hope to offer affordable LCD solutions of all kinds to the Maker marketplace.
Tekserve has, for more than 25 years, delivered a broad range of strategic services, solutions, and products to support the technology needs of creative professionals, small- to medium-sized businesses, and top corporations. From Apple to HP, from Avid to Adobe and more, Tekserve helps companies create the best possible solution for their technology challenges. At its 23rd Street retail location in Manhattan, Tekserve stocks a wide variety of Mac configurations, hardware, and technology accessories, and offers rentals, workshops, and support to a loyal customer base. Tekserve has fostered a deep level of commitment to the NYC community since the company began in 1987.
VEX Robotics, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Innovation First International, is a leading provider of educational and competitive robotics products to middle schools, high schools, colleges and robotics teams around the world. The VEX Robotics Design System, winner of the 2006 Best of Innovations Award at CES, was built from the ground up and designed to be an affordable, accessible and scalable platform used to teach science, technology, engineering and math education worldwide. The VEXpro product line, designed for large scale competitive robots, gives robotics enthusiasts superior performance for less cost. The new VEX IQ platform, aimed at elementary and middle school students, is a tool-free robotics platform set to revolutionize STEM learning. The company has over 250 man years of experience supporting educational robotics programs and extensive engineering resources on two continents dedicated to the VEX Robotics platform.
NASA recently announced the Asteroid Grand Challenge to "find all asteroid threats to human populations and know what to do about them". Recognizing the power of traditional and innovative collaboration u2013 including the use of public private partnerships, citizen science, crowdsourcing, and incentive prizes, NASA will lead a dialogue addressing how to best use these methods to aid in solving this global problem, together. Come program Chipsats, learn more about the Grand Challenge, and help us brainstorm solutions. Join the conversation!
Centennial Challenges is NASA's multi-million-dollar prize competition program that engages citizen inventors, academia and small businesses to solve problems that benefit NASA and the nation. Program Manager Sam Ortega will be speaking in a panel discussion u2014 NASA: Challenging America To Invent u2014 and the program will have an exhibit space throughout the event.
Lagoa is the worldu2019s first web-based platform for photoreal 3D visualization and rendering. Fast and powerful, Lagoa enables artists, designers, engineers, architects and advertisers to collaborate while producing spectacular 3D content.
Dragon Innovation is a hardware manufacturing firmu00a0that helps entrepreneurs, startups, and large companies scale their manufacturing efforts from one-off prototype to mass production. Dragon's engineers are experts in crowdfunding, costing, sourcing, far east manufacturing, product timelines, quality testing, and project management, and they've been behind some major products like MakerBot, Pebble, Romotive, Sifteo, and Sphero.u00a0By working with Dragon Innovation, entrepreneurs can have confidence that their hardware projects will ship on time and on budget, at the scale demanded by their backers.
SeeMeCNC, creators of the world's FIRST Delta based 3D Printer kits
Stop by the Tinkersphere booth to get some robots, toys, hobby electronics, crafts, and tool kits to start tinkering at any age! Tinkersphere hopes to inspire, educate and empower tinkerers of all ages by providing a range of toys, crafts, robot kits, and hobby electronic kits for all skill levels. Tinkersphere is preparing little tinkerers for the digital age we live in while giving grown tinkerers a place to entertain their hobbies and gain new ones. Visit Tinkersphere at 304 East 5th Street (between 1st and 2nd Ave) in Manhattan or online at tinkersphere.com! Tinkersphere is proud to be a sponsor at this year's Makerfaire.
Modular Robotics makes Cubelets, a robot construction kit. We'll be offering a sneak peak of a new robot kit launching at the end of this year.
Formlabs makes the Form 1 3D-printer, a high-resolution desktop stereolithographic (SL) printer. Stop by to look at amazingly high-resolution parts, learn about designing your own complex assemblies, lightpipes, and other awesome pieces made possible with high-resolution SL printing!
Stop by the Chevrolet display to test drive the Chevrolet Volt or the All-New Chevrolet Spark EV, the world's most efficient electric retail vehicle with an 82 mile electric range and 119MPGe.
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.
VEX Robotics brings affordable, accessible and scalable STEM education to students of all ages both inside the classroom and through extracurricular activities with our competition partners. Come drive a robot and check out the STEM education revolution, VEX IQ.
Zazzle is a marketplace where people can buy and make anything customized from iPhone cases to shirts. Zazzle asked local artists to make custom illustrations and turned them into giant coloring books. Let's get creative!
ZeroUI develops gesture computing platforms and interfaces for the new world of ubiquitous sensors (Kinect, Leap Motion etc), 3D printers (Makerbot, Reprap etc) and wearable technologies (Google glasses, MYO, Pebble watch, Fitbit, Jawbone etc).
Toyota, a Maker Faire Bay Area 2013 Goldsmith Sponsor, is proud to bring the Power Racing event to life. The Power Racing series features small teams from all over the country that create working electric vehicles and race them on a specially designed track.Toyota will also host the following activities to further connect with people who share enthusiasm for do-it-yourself and engineering projects, technology and innovation
Trackers Earth teaches old school outdoor lore: archery and bowmaking, tracking, homesteading, and wilderness survival. Through kids camps, after school programs, and adult classes we create a village of healthy and happy people connected to the land, family and community.