Rise Robotics

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Rise Robotics mission is to democratize robotics. Our business is creating powerful human motion with robotic body parts enabled by breakthrough mechanical inventions.



Imagination Technologies

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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.



QU-BD Inc.

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We are the biggest 3D printer company you've never heard of! We currently manufacture components for 31 other 3D printer companies; you may already own some stuff we make and not even know it! We manufacture the World's least expensive 3D printer starting at only $199! Come and see us in the Startup tent!


Sony Corporation

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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”.


Hackaway

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HackAway is after-school sports for technology. HackAway provides affordable mentorship and instruction in basic electronics hacking and programming skills to middle and high school students. HackAway seeks to provide free opportunities for students from demographic groups that are currently under-represented in math/science achievement, engineering majors, technical fields, and the growing startup culture.


Linino

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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


Oru Kayak

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA The 2014 ISPO Product of the Year, the Oru Kayak, uses a brilliantly innovative, origami-inspired design to transform from a compact suitcase into an elegant, high-performance 12 foot boat. Now in the second year of production, the Oru Kayak is changing the way people explore the outdoors and experience nature. Originally conceived as a kayak for urban apartment dwellers, the Oru Kayak can be stored and transported anywhere, and the applications for it are endless. Paddlers can keep an Oru Kayak in the trunk of the car for spur of the moment expeditions or hike it through the backcountry to remote waters. And, it can be or checked on airplanes as luggage, carried on the back of a bicycle, or transported by train or bus. The Oru Kayak has won widespread praise not just for its clever design and unique capacity to fold up, but also for its on-the-water performance.


Taktia

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Taktia will be demonstrating our first-of-its-kind handheld CNC machine. Attendees will be able to try out our working prototype, which is the size of a handheld router and can be used to precisely cut shapes of any size out of wood, plastic, or sheet metal, directly from a digital design. How does it work? The user loads a 2D shape that they want to cut, and then positions the tool manually in the approximate area of the tool path. The tool then uses a camera to track where it is, and can adjust its own position to move the cutting device to be exactly on the plan. To cut a shape, the user just approximately follows the desired path by following graphics on an onboard screen, and the tool constantly self-adjusts to follow the plan perfectly. You can see a YouTube video of the tool here: http://youtu.be/-UmL7xZZSUk


Fuel 3D Technologies Ltd.

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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.



Orbotix

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Sphero is the world’s first robotic ball that you control from your smartphone or tablet. Choose from over 30 apps and launch a whole new world of gameplay. Drive Sphero, turn your living room into a video game with augmented reality apps, or upgrade family game night with multiplayer games. Sphero is even making moves in the classroom with crash courses in programming using MacroLab. The result is limitless possibilities for new types of gameplay that meld the virtual and real worlds for a fun gaming experience.



Freescale Inc.

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Freescale Semiconductor is a global leader in embedded processing solutions, providing industry leading products that are advancing the automotive, consumer, industrial and networking markets. From microprocessors and microcontrollers to sensors, analog integrated circuits and connectivity – our technologies are the foundation for the innovations that make our world greener, safer, healthier and more connected. Some of our key applications and end-markets include automotive safety, hybrid and all-electric vehicles, next generation wireless infrastructure, smart energy management, portable medical devices, consumer appliances and smart mobile devices.



Onlinecomponents.com

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Onlinecomponents.com, founded in 1999, is an authorized e-commerce distributor of electronic components featuring over one million part numbers for purchase exclusively over the Internet. The site features over 350,000 in-stock part numbers from a selection of more than 250 premier brands. Onlinecomponents.com offers a one stop shop offering customers a broad product offering spanning active, passive, interconnect, and electromechanical. Users can search this vast inventory of product by part number, keyword, product category, or manufacture. The site offers users tools and information to aid in the buying decision featuring over 250,000 data sheets and product images.


Type A

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Having quadrupled in sales last year, Type A Machines recently expanded their factory line to San Leandro, inside of the Gate - an old Caterpillar plant. With new facilities in place, Type A is quickly responding to demand and becoming the quality brand choice for developers, professionals and expert makers looking to produce on the FFF platform. With fully integrated wifi, a 12x12x12