See the results of a summer camp for 5th - 8th graders, who started with an idea and spent 5 days bringing that idea to fruition. They explored materials, discovered the power of tools and processes and are excited to share!
We're in the midst of a revolution in family history. Thanks to the Internet and DNA, we can now make family trees with MILLIONS of people. This is the ultimate social network. My tree has 78 million people on it, including everyone from Abe Lincoln to Gwyneth Paltrow. With all these relatives, I will be holding the Global Family Reunion in June of 2015 right here at the NYSCI.
Come experience The Time Slicer! Slow down time with this re-imagining of the classic Matrix-style bullet time effect that will literally blow you away. Launch a camera around yourself & watch the footage in slow motion.
BK Bots offers introductory courses for young students in Robotics, Electronics and Computer Programming. They develop problem solving skills and learn team work in a fun and open atmosphere.
Making computers, coding and education available to everyone is the mission of the Raspberry Pi Foundation.rnrnWe're at Maker Faire to help people take their first steps, showing off the best projects and learning resources.
Come see a fast, fun new way to choreograph kinetic/electronic artworks using your own, familiar video editor! Live demonstrations: Control simple Arduino-based artworks. Compose music-synchronized dances for museum pieces.
Clone Cloud is a cloud web platform where you can host all of your files as well as edit them and use and write apps. One of the unique things about Clone Cloud is unlike Google docs, you can host it on your own computer.
I've designed a simple musical robot that plays 20 chromatic deskbells that plays anything from algorithmic compositions and improvisations to pop songs. Using Arduino, 3D printed and off the shelf components.
The Portable Automated Digital Photo Collage (P-ADPC) is an interactive art installation that generates collage using a Rasperry Pi computer and camera, and a small Python program.
How did you get online before the Internet and smartphones? Explore our exhibit and use a teletype, green-screen terminal, or (gasp!) a dial-up modem to connect to vintage computers of the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s.
IEEE is the world's largest electrotechnology organization. A professional society, its more than 430,000 members in 160 countries are engineers, scientists, technicians and others working at the cutting edge of technology.
Sony unveils the prototype of MESH at Maker Faire Bay Area for the first time. MESH is a concept of open platform that helps you invent. You can connect various functional blocks, such as buttons, LEDs, acceleration sensors, and speakers, all wirelessly. Anyone can use the fun and simple visual UI of MESH to create anything and then share their invention with users all over the world! At the Sony booth, come and play with prototypes or attend a mini-workshop to see how easy and fun MESH is to use. Watch our demo movie to learn more about “What is MESH?” and “How To Use MESH”.