The Amphibious Tandem Trike is Dawn Thomas and Robert Van De Walle's latest Human Powered Vehicle, built to compete in the Grand Kinetic Championship. It transports two pedalers across land, sea, and sand in stylish comfort.
Billion Jelly Bloom is a Burning Man-ifested, mobile, participatory performance smack. You may have seen us at Treasure Island Music Festival, Cal Academy NightLife, or FlashBLOOM's in the Mission.
Jeff de Boer is a world renowned artist, designer and maker of authentic suits of armour for cats, rats and mice. He is also co-founder of Gearing, an open source, interactive, kinetic line of jewellery.
It is a three wheel bike that we are making from scratch. We will design and weld the frame together. We will have one front wheel that will use peddles to make the Driftcycle move forward and the two wheels in the back swing
Come experience the joy of urban horseback riding! For young cowboys and cowgirls (and their adults). Mission Pony is a one-woman shop converting used electric wheelchairs into urban horses. Learn to make one of your own!
The prism gyroscope combines optics and mechanical motion on a large scale.rnrnThe prisms refract light and move to change the amount of refraction.rnThe gyroscope can be spun manually to observe the rotating refraction.
Laminar flow fountain designs are my current interest in creating kinetic art sculptures. I have a new display on the physics of fluid dynamics enhanced with fiber optics to create a science oriented art sculpture.
The Blackbird Super Cruiser is a hand-crafted electric chopper-style bicycle. Reworked in 2013, it weighs about 300 pounds, runs on a 48 volt electrical system, goes up to 30 mph for up to 80 miles, and is over 13 feet long.
The Zen Gardener is a robot that rakes a zen garden. Is that even a good idea? Isn't the point to rake the garden yourself? Something to meditate on while creating calming patterns using a robot that has saw blade wheels.
The Unnecessarily High Five is the ultimate high-five experience! This interactive art piece encourages participants of all ages to try and give the highest five that they can. Built from wood, conduit and mannequin parts.
Light up your world with the newest advances in Total Control Lighting LEDs and Cool Neon EL Wire. Explore powerful new options with Arduino and other lighting controllers. Conduct our 20' Light Orchestra and play Tetris!
Microsoft provides foundational technologies that allow people to learn new abilities, create new software, and control the emerging world of computer controlled manufacturing devices.
The Microsoft tent at Maker Faire New York will interactively demonstrate how Microsoft technologies and partners help enable people to create "workshops of the future" and realize their full potential as makers. Interactive demonstrations within our tent include easy 3D Printing from Windows 8.1, the touch-friendly programming of TouchDevelop, exciting full-size Boxing Robots, kids creating theatrical animatronic presentations, various microcontrollers, and DIY video games from Project Spark.