Circus Warehouse

Performer

In 2 shows per day our nimble and fearless acrobats will be flying overhead, defying gravity, and making aerial art for you! After each show, there will be a chance for the kids to try aerial arts for themselves.


ITS-A-BOB

Exhibit

The ITS-A-BOB extends playtime with one of the most universal objects in the world—a balloon — and transforms balloons into a playful, social experience to share with othersrn



Flight Demonstration

Presenter

It was once said, ''what goes up must come down''. Is this always true? Come learn about what makes hot air balloons, blimps, airplanes and rockets defy the laws of gravity in this demonstration that ends with a bang.


Flight Demonstration

Presenter

It was once said, ''what goes up must come down''. Is this always true? Come learn about what makes hot air balloons, blimps, airplanes and rockets defy the laws of gravity in this demonstration that ends with a bang.


Civilian Drones: The Legal Landscape

Presenter

Drones are increasingly popular for recreation and useful purposes like cinematography, search and rescue, real estate photos, farming, and lots more. These uses have raised questions about the legal framework. Brendan Schulman, the attorney who is defending Raphael Pirker, Texas EquuSearch and others in the FAA drone cases, will present an overview and update on the current legal situation and what drone enthusiasts might expect in the future.


Homegrown Racing Drones

Presenter

DroneKraft is a new company based in NYC. They will discuss the craft of miniFPV, pod-racing and how it's about to take the world by storm. DroneKraft will also discuss how they produced their new model, the Mach300 (due for release this fall) and what went into design and production.










Networked Mobile Robots with Python or JavaScript on BeagleBone

Presenter

Building mobile robots keeps getting easier and easier, but we are also expecting them to do more and more. Start with high-level languages like Python and JavaScript to help make integration with everything else on the Internet easier This presentation is a rapid-fire tour of how people are building robots today using BeagleBone Black. It covers controlling your bot from a web page including a game controller and streaming video and audio from your bot, range finding and collision sensing, determining motion and orientation, determining amount of wheel rotation, network connectivity, web API integration and vision processing.


Economical Heavy Lifting

Exhibit

Superheavy capacity multicopter, capable of lifting 100 pounds, mainly for relief and aid operations. Cost only $3000 to build, and has a flight time of approximately 12 minutes (depending on load).


Texas Instruments

Exhibit

We’ll be showcasing our MCU LaunchPad development ecosystem and Energia open-source software framework for rapid prototyping. We’ll even have Robert Wessels, creator of Energia, in our booth teaching showgoers how to get started using his open-source software framework with our LaunchPad development kits.


3DRobotics

Exhibit

3DR’s UAV platforms capture breathtaking aerial imagery for consumer enjoyment and data analysis, enabling mapping, surveying, 3D modeling and more. Our technology is currently used across multiple industries around the world, including agriculture, photography, construction, search and rescue and ecological study. 3DR is committed to bringing the power of UAV technology to the mainstream market.


Carbon Origins

Exhibit

Carbon Origins is a start up aerospace company with the goal to make space commonplace. They are currently developing the next generation of suborbital rockets designed to carry small to mid-sized payloads to space. At Maker Faire they are launching an


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