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


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

Texas Instruments


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.



A self designed and built quadrotor, with built-in motion-stabilized camera gimbal. All major parts for the quad were built using a CNC machine that I also built.

Compressed Air Rocket 2.0 and Air Rocket Glider


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 that went into this new design. Also hear about the new Air Rocket Glider designed in collaboration with Keith Violette. Keith and Rick's story is a classic maker collaboration between the East and West Coast.