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Maker Junior

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Maker Junior - maker projects for kids.


Makers and the Future of Prosthetic Devices

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This EMG controlled robotic hand was just a project - shown at Maker Faire - until earlier this year. Now, it is on its way to become a consumer product, at a fraction of the cost of today's "advanced prosthetics."


Mechanical Artillery 101….Yes, You can be a Siege Engineer.

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Catapults have existed for over 2,000 years, and have changed significantly over the years, from the complexity of a Ballista with its two rope bundles and complex winches, to the simplicity of a traction Trebuchet, or a sling shot
On the practical side, you will leave having started down the road towards designing and constructing your own backyard weaponry


Motion Controlled Marionettes

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A wireless hand controlled puppet demo using the Leap Motion Input Device


Moving made Easy – A wheelchair transfer mechanism

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I created a motorized wheelchair transfer device that allows users to get in and out of wheelchairs by themselves. This is a screw based device to move the seat, with a reclaimed ATV motor and battery pack.


NYC FIRST Robotics

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Would you like to see what FIRST is all about? Come and check them out at their World Maker Faire exhibit! Three types of programmable robots will be on display.


Pop Up Your City

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See life-size photographs of people surrounded by their entire city transformed into pop-up buildings! Learn how to build a basic pop up on the spot to take home! The magic of pop-ups is that flat paper becomes entire cities!


Puppet Phactory

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Come Hack-a-Puppet! Puppet Phactory wants your puppet to be the next big sensation! All puppets will be considered for a Pop Up Playhouse performance of "Momma Junk" in February 2014 in New York City.


real time tele-operated robotic arm kits

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Now for sale, robotic hand kits. Easy to create, open source, arduino based robotic hand kit.


Robogamers – 3d printed & thermoplastic

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The Robogamers is a NYC team that builds robots in a NYC apartment building basement. The most recent robot is built out of aluminum, thermoplastic and 3d printed parts. It can pick up & deliver things.


Robotic Field Deployment of Emergency Radio Antennas and Instrumentation

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This lightweight open source portable tool helps emcomm operators deploy HF and VHF/UHF antennas in the field using standard parking lot light poles. The robot follows concepts learned in the FIRSTu00ae Robotics Program, and uses extruded aluminum and surplus automotive parts.
Designed and build by a team of Young Hams from NJ including: nKC2PIX Devlin KD2CXC Chris KD2DLM Ben KD2CQL Joe nKD2DWC Kyle KD2DPN Gavin KC2WCQ Robert
For more info, http://www.wc2fd.com/eaps [email protected]


ROKEN ROLLERS!

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A comfortable play area that allows parents and kids to build projects with the award-winning Rokenbok construction toys. See dazzling large creations and join in STEM play that promotes problem solving and spatial reasoning.


SpinBots! An ArtBots workshop for kids

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SpinBots is a workshop that allows kids to build a working ArtBot. Using surplus motors, switches and laser cut parts, young roboteers can build their very own art making robot.


Squishy Circuits

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Come make circuits using conductive and insulating play dough. In this hands-on session a young maker will show you some of her favorite Squishy Circuit activities and help you try them out! Children and families welcome! NOTE: Workshop will meet at Make: Education Cafe, and adjourn to an adjacent workshop space.


Summer Galaxy Coat

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A coat with summer-sky constellations made of Adafruit Pixels, which change color.


Super-Awesome Sylvia’s WaterColorBot!

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WaterColorBot is a brand-new project from Super Awesome Sylvia and Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories: a kid-friendly art robot that moves a paintbrush to paint your digital artwork onto paper, using a set of watercolor paints.


Survival Gear

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DIY Knotmakers Make Your Own Survival Gear Bracelets, Keyfobs, Dog Gear, Etc. from 550 Paracord.


The Marymount School of New York

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Projects made by students at the Marymount School, including fashion made from recycled materials, solar powered lamps, and robots.


The NeedleArts Zone

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We teach needlearts! Drop in and learn to knit, crochet, cross-stitch, needlepoint or spin, or all of the above. It's free and we welcome all ages.


TOP SECRET Spy gadgets with detective Dewey Mac

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Swing by to learn how to make gadgets fit for the next James Bond. These are the toys of twelve-year-old detective Dewey Mac, the main character in an upcoming kid lit detective story Dewey Mac and the Dog Gone Dog.


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