Featured World Maker Faire 2017 Makers:
Blob#: The Blob # is an imaginary creature that represent cybernetics with the brain-like appearance, movement, and the interaction between viewers and the piece invites viewers to experience an uncanny space.
BUST Craftacular: The BUST Craftacular is N.Y.C.'s longest-running craft fair and indie shopping event series. It's an award-winning celebration of DIY culture, featuring eclectic vendors from all over the US, plus fantastic prizes and DIY activities for all ages!
If I ride VR: Watch your imaginary world come to life before your eyes! Ride a bike through a VR environment you make yourself with clay figures and drawn backgrounds! Combining the joy and tactility of hands-on creation with the digital wonder of Virtual Reality
Drone Sports World 2017: Join Aerial Sports League for the longest running drone sports event in the world, featuring some of the best FPV pilots on the East Coast as they battle it out for domination of the ASL drone race track.
Autonomous Quadrotors at GRASP: Come see the worlds smallest collision resistant autonomous quadrotor (at the time of publication) and our fully autonomous fast flying FALCON quadrotor that was developed for DARPA's Fast Lightweight Autonomy program.
Melandolly: Melandolly is the brainchild of Cinnamon Willis, and it is used to describe her highly expressive figurative sculptures/or dolls. Her work is made out of clay and she will be demonstrating how she creates them.
NYU/ITP Student Projects: Join students from NYU's ITP and experiment with ways to break free of the touchscreen, mouse, and keyboard. Prototype your own user interfaces to games and more.
The Smell Synth: The Smell Synth is a Willy Wonka-inspired smell machine you can play like a piano. Press "maple" and take in its sweet aroma. Now add "butter" and – poof! – you've created pancakes. There are over half a million combos. What smells will you create?
Moat Boat Paddle Battle: The Moat Boat Paddle Battle is your chance to put your 3D printing and design skills to the test. Design and print your own rubber band powered paddle boat and race it against other competitors for your chance at glory.
Light Scapes: Light Scapes is a series of 3D printed photographic sculptures, inspired by low light photography. By replicating scenes and illuminating them using small embedded electronics, this project explores the ways we interact with light in mundane and ever
HONK NYC!: HONK NYC! is an annual extravaganza of street bands and spectacle.
Artisan's Asylum: Learn what's going on at Artisan's Asylum - one of the worlds largest maker spaces! We have 15 shops, 160 studios and infinite inspiration.
NOMNOM: The Video Machine: NOMNOM: The Video Machine allows users to play YouTube videos as music samples, and sync them like a DJ. Powered by an Arduino, NOMNOM controls the playback of YouTube videos presented on a web browser.
Heavy Meta dragon art car: Heavy Meta is a 30 foot-long, mobile metal dragon made of hand-cut, hand-welded sheet metal panels built atop a GM bus. She is a terrifying and beautiful beast, and of course Heavy Meta shoots fireballs from the tail and animatronic mouth.
Dancing water fountain: This is a dancing musical water fountain show that I set up every year in front of my house for my Christmas display. It has 15 jets with RGB lighting that can be individually controlled from a computer running theatre lighting and midi software.
Superhyper Innovative Technology presents the MandelBot: A Bike Powered Food 3D Printer: The MandelBot is a Bicycle Powered 3D Food Printer from the Groucho Fractal Show. We are a collaborative open hardware and software project oriented around education and the development of programmatically generated devices.
Bengala Sustainable Mud Dyeing: Let's try Japanese traditional craft-making with Bengala eco-dyeing, it's just like playing with mud! Bengala is an earth-based textile dye made from soil, uses very little water, and is environmentally safe and fun to use.
TOOOL "The Open Organization Of Lockpickers": Want to tinker with locks and tools the likes of which you've only seen in movies featuring police, spies, and secret agents? Then come on by the Lockpick Village, run by the Open Organization Of Lockpickers.
The Physics Bus: The Physics Bus is a mobile platform for multi-sensory experiences in physics. The JunkGenies exhibition is a showcase of household appliances that have been reanimated to manifest unfamiliar physical phenomena.
The Power Racing Series: Start with $500 and a Power Wheel. (Or any electric kids’ ride on vehicle.) Get some new batteries. A new motor. Heck, some nice new tires. Tie LEDs to the hood. Sprinkle it with glitter. Maybe a feather for class. Haul it to one of our many races.
High Frontier Outpost: High Frontier Outpost is a design for a large space habitat intended to support the colonization of Mars and the exploration of the outer solar system. It is conceived using advanced engineering and environmental concepts.
"Cause and Effect" : A Theatrical scenic painting demonstration IN SPACETIME: Infinite Scenic's talented artists will paint a large scale illustration using traditional theatrical painting techniques. The piece will be completed from start to finish during Maker Faire weekend. Come watch how sets get made.
Benjamin Cowden: Mechanical sculpture exploring the world using mechanisms as metaphors for the human body. Working at the junction of digital fabrication (CNC machining and 3D printing) and traditional craft skills, each device offers an interactive experience to viewers.
The Orbital Rendersphere 3.0: The Orbital Rendersphere 3.0 is a massive spherical display, over 550 led’s, spinning at over 450rpm to suspend visuals in mid air. Users will need teamwork to interact with the spherical display thru two dance dance revolution gamepads.
OHorizons: Our international coalition of innovators has engineered an open-source and award-winning method for organizations in developing countries to follow and produce their own inexpensive household water filters using 100% local materials, tools, & labor.
NYC FIRST: FIRST is about developing the next generation of science and technology leaders through hands-on, project- and Mentor-based programs. Stop by, drive a robot and learn about the four different competitions we have for budding innovators ages 6-18.
Hall of Science Amateur Radio Club (HOSARC): WHEN DISASTER STRIKES AMATEUR RADIO IS READY. Our project will display communications with a GO Box, a fully contained and portable amateur radio station. It will use amateur radio frequencies to transmit and receive digital communications.
Project ORRCA: For a Cleaner. Better World.: ORRCA is an unmanned surface vessel, inspired by the BP Oil Spill in 2010. Built to clean up water pollution, ORRCA can separate sediments, dirt, plastics, and even oil from water. Let's solve the world water crisis, together, for a cleaner world.
oneTesla DIY Musical Tesla Coil Kits: oneTesla designs DIY Tesla coil kits that shoot lightning, play music, and teach electronics. Started at an MIT hackerspace and funded by Kickstarter, oneTesla has been sparking interest in physics worldwide since 2012.
DroidBuilders - Northeast Sector: The DroidBuilders Club is a group of makers and Star Wars fans who have built full size, fully functional R2-D2s, BB-8s, and other Star Wars inspired Droids. Come to our booth to meet the droids, learn how you can build your own droid, or how we give back to local communities and charities by volunteering to operate and displaying our droids for Star Wars related events.
PinBox 3000 Art-cade by Cardboard Teck Instantute: PinBox 3000 is a cardboard customizable tabletop pinball machine kit with interchangeable play boards. Educators & kids flip out at the STEAM potential. Check out our new Gamechangers, Mutant Mods, and Electro-Teck games. Tilt the Future!
Trailer Parklet -A Mobile Park: Trailer Parklet is a living mobile public park with trees flowers grasses and a mini pond, all living inside a 12' x 6' x 7' V-Nose construction trailer. This is a sportier more agile mobile public park, the second in a series of mobile parks.
ioNature: ioNature is an interactive installation consisting of kinetic grass. When people walk nearby, the grass will respond to people by swinging back and forth, form wave patterns, just like when wind blows in the nature field.
TOBOR - The Gigantic Robotic Dinosaur!: TOBOR is a larger-than-life robotic dinosaur with wireless remote control that can pick things up and be driven around! TOBOR was built to showcase the many talents of our instructors at the NCC Fab Lab in Bethlehem, PA.
World Maker Faire 2017
- 3D Imaging
- 3D Printing
- Alternative Energy
- Art & Design
- Computers & Mobile Devices
- Flying & Aeronautics
- Food & Beverages
- Fun & Games
- Internet of Things
- Kids & Family
- Kids Under 5 yo
- Kinetic Art
- Maker Pro
- Open Source
- Photography & Video
- Raspberry Pi
- Sustainability & Nature
- Virtual Reality
- Young Makers (Maker is under 18yo)