The HeartBeat Drum Circle senses YOUR heartbeat and represents it as the sound of a drum. If you play the game with your friends, you'll be able to play drum sounds and change light colors...all with your heartbeat!
Lagoa is the world's 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.
If learning to code really is the new literacy---then how are we going to get ALL students to Learn It, Do It and Share It? This presentation will highlight three organizations that are teaching all kinds of kids the technology skills of the 21st century. Highlighted on the panel are presenters from: Tech Kids Unlimited, a technology program for special needs students; Black Girls Code, the award-winning organization which is expanding programming to diverse girls; and Hopscotch, a new app for the IPAD which helps teach kids ages 8 to 12 to code. Moderated by: Dr. Jonathan Hill, Associate Dean, Seidenberg School of Computer Science.
The Life Size Mousetrap is a fantastically hand crafted, 16 piece, 50,000-lb. interactive kinetic sculpture set atop a 6,500-square-foot game board. This giant Rube Goldberg style contraption comes complete with a Vaudevillian style show, original Musical score by the one woman band Esmerelda Strange, Sexy Mice can-can dancers, clown workers, acrobatic hi jinks, and other spectacular scenes dedicated to the pursuit of spectacle-laden fun!
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!
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.
"Science Bob" Pflugfelder is on a mission to help make science come alive. He is an award-winning elementary school teacher and the resident science teacher on Jimmy Kimmel Live.His experiments have also been featured in several magazines including Popular Science and Wired.nDuring Science Bob's presentation, he would showcase one or more of his experiments, highlight some of the gadgets and contraptions featured in his upcoming middle grade book series Nick & Tesla and answer any questions from the audience..nWith the large number of families that attend Maker Faire, Science Bob's presentation would be geared towards a younger audience.
Microsoft provides foundational technologies that allow people to learn new abilities, create new software, and control the emerging world of computer controlled manufacturing devices.
The Microsoft tent at Maker Faire New York will interactively demonstrate how Microsoft technologies and partners help enable people to create "workshops of the future" and realize their full potential as makers. Interactive demonstrations within our tent include easy 3D Printing from Windows 8.1, the touch-friendly programming of TouchDevelop, exciting full-size Boxing Robots, kids creating theatrical animatronic presentations, various microcontrollers, and DIY video games from Project Spark.
The National Museum of Mathematics has designed a brand new construction toy! The Multi-Morphing Megaplex lets visitors explore the mathematics of tetrahedra and octahedra through building and hands-on exploration.
CraftStudio is a cooperative game making platform that allows participants to collaborate in real-time to develop a video game. Makers: NYSCI Digital Programming and Mike Fischthal with the Pixel Academy