Back to Meet the Makers

Brown Dog Solar


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.

Digi International


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

DIY Health Technology Hands-on Demo


Come play with DIY Health Technology made at MITs Little Devices Lab. Devices include: legofluidics, solar instrument sterilization and pop-up biosensor kiosks. We're also bring materials, tools and engineers to help you design your own DIY Health Technology at the Medical Making Help Desk.

New Engineering University


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.

Off-Grid Solar Lighting Kits


Off-grid solar lighting systems to light up pretty much any space. Learn about solar power with these easy to install kits.

Sun Powered Musical Instruments


Sun Powered Musical Instruments is a sound-based exploration of the assumptions underlying technology's harness on nature. The musical instruments are sculptural robot that play rhythms of sounds from nature.

The KidWind Project


The KidWind Project presents the Wind Turbine Blade Challenge! This hands-on activity is about making turbine blades out of cardboard and paper plates, engineering and designing blades that spin effectively in the wind. rn


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