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.
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.
After six years and thousands of builds around the world, MAKE's Compressed Air Rocket Launcher has received a total overhaul. Come hear from the original designer Rick Schertle about all the design and Keith Violette's original, Air Rocket Glider. As featured in MAKE: Magazine, Volume 39.
The SBS iGEM team is using synthetic biology, an emerging field with the potential to transform how we interact with nature, to reinvent the plane in the hope of making one that is biodegradable and ecologically unobtrusive.
We exhibit a 1/5 scale personal flying vehicle that combines a tricycle and a quadcopter. This can run on the public road, take off from everywhere, switch those motions seamlessly, and also be controlled by iPhone.
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 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
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.