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ROBLOX is the largest user-powered content site in online games and the #1 entertainment site for kids and teens, giving players powerful tools to make and share fantastic games -– and be rewarded for their creations. With an expanding arsenal of development features and a engaged global playerbase of millions, ROBLOX gives players the fuel to launch into indie game development. Visit us at Maker Faire Bay Area to meet our staff as well as some of our top developers who will be showcasing their creations. For more information, go to www.ROBLOX.com.
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
Linino modules are now available: ONE, Freedog, Chiwawa with Collar and Arduino Yun. These boards are based on OpenWRT distribution. Linino provides a fully writable filesystem with package management with GPG signature. dog hunter produces A MIPS GNU/Linux box for Arduino™ and Internet of Everything. Combining the Linux OS with IoE HW + certified WiFi 802.11n connectivity and use OpenWRT and Peer-to-Peer (AllJoyn software framework) to customize your own project. The product hopes to make an open source WiFi home automation seamless and easy to understand for all levels of technology users. The Linino ™ ONE is a MIPS board based on the Atheros AR9331 and the ATmega32u4 (datasheet). The Atheros processor supports Linino, a Linux distribution based on OpenWRT. The board has built-in WiFi support, 20 digital input/output pins (of which 7 can be used as PWM outputs and 12 as analog inputs), a 16 MHz crystal oscillator, a micro USB connection, an ICSP header, 2 reset buttons and 1 user button. The Freedog is a MIPS board based on the Atheros AR9331 and the Kinetis L Series KL25Z MCUs built on ARM® Cortex™-M0+ processor. The Atheros processor supports Linino, a Linux distribution based on OpenWRT. The board has built-in Ethernet and WiFi support, a USB-A port, micro-SD card slot, 20 digital input/output pins (of which 7 can be used as PWM outputs and 12 as analog inputs), a 8 MHz crystal oscillator, a micro USB connection, an SWD header, and 3 reset buttons. The external row of the pin-header is Arduino compatible. The Linino Chiwawa is an LGA module based on the a Atheros MIPS AR9331. The Atheros processor supports Linino, a Linux distribution based on OpenWRT. The module is provided with a daughter board where all the signals coming form the module are exported. The board has built-in Ethernet and WiFi support, a USB-A port, micro-SD card slot, a 16 MHz crystal oscillator, a micro USB connection, PoE module connection, and reset button. Follow us @LininoWo
Imagination Visualizer™ is your virtual camera in SketchUp® that is as simple to use as your smartphone camera. With Visualizer, Artists, designers, and hobbyists alike can instantly see a photographic version of their SketchUp scenes as they work. Visitors to our Visualizer tent (Location G3) will have the opportunity to work in SketchUp and Visualizer to transform their creations into beautiful photos without any special settings, materials, or lighting. And when you're done, snap the shutter button in Visualizer and take a home a digital photo of your creation as a souvenir.
Fuel 3D Technologies, developer of 3D scanning solutions, will be demonstrating its ground-breaking 3D scanner at Maker Faire. Throughout the show, visitors to the company’s stand will be able to find out more about 3D scanning and receive a free 3D scan of their own face. They will then be able to access their file online for 3D printing or to experiment with other applications. In addition, the Fuel 3D scanner will be present on the Feetz stand at Maker Faire to showcase our recent collaboration with the developer of custom fit footwear. Why should I care? The world is getting very excited about 3D and 3D printing, but people are struggling to understand how they can get the content they need for these applications. The Fuel 3D scanner has been developed to allow anyone to generate high-quality 3D models from real-life objects. Fuel 3D has developed an affordable handheld 3D scanner that delivers high resolution shape and color capture for a range of 3D modeling applications, such as 3D printing, as well as on-screen applications like 3D art, animation and game development. The scanner’s ability to accurately capture color 3D models of the face is ideally suited to the rapidly growing trend of personalization.
Nuts & Volts is the leading magazine for those seriously interested in electronics. There now remain only a few magazines written for the electronics community with Nuts & Volts being the highest readership, longest running electronics publication left in the US today. We also have readers and advertisers that have been with us since the early 80s. Nuts & Volts is written for the hands-on hobbyist, design engineer, technician, and experimenter. The diversity of subjects appeals to all levels of experience and spans such topics as Arduino projects, Raspberry Pi projects, amateur robotics, circuit design, lasers, computer control, home automation, microcontrollers, data acquisition, new technology, DIY projects, electronic theory, and more, not to mention the popular BASIC Stamp. We're looking forward to meeting you so stop by booth 307 and say hello!
castAR is the premier projected augmented reality system. With the look and feel of sunglasses, castAR lets multiple users see and manipulate holographic-like images, all while still being visually grounded in the real world.
What happens when you take a classic carnival game, amplify it with physical computing, add a dash of socket-based communication, mix in an air compressor & crowdsource the action? Bring your smartphone & find out!
We have developed a physics-based online virtual world and creator kits that allow anyone to build, share and play high-end social places and games. We have creator stations and a game chair for you to use.