Autodesk

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Autodesk helps people imagine, design and create a better world. Everyone—from design professionals, engineers and architects to digital artists, students and hobbyists—uses Autodesk software to unlock their creativity and solve important challenges. For more information visit autodesk.com or follow @autodesk.


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”.



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


Seeed Studio

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Seeed is a hardware innovation platform for makers to grow inspirations into differentiating products. By working closely with technology providers of all scale, Seeed provides accessible technologies with quality, speed and supply chain knowledge. When prototypes are ready to iterate, Seeed helps productize 1 to 1,000 pcs using in-house engineering, supply chain management and agile manufacture forces. Seeed also team up with incubators, China tech ecosystem, investors and distribution channels to portal Maker startups beyond.


Laser Sharks and Electric Currents

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We are building a 3D printer from a kit, making 3D scans of ourselves, and printing miniature human and monstrous hybrids, plus some sharks with lasers. Our other projects involve creating electric, magnetic, and electromagnetic propulsion devices.




Boffer Sword Play

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A boffer is a foam weapon made for mock sword battles, and cosplaying. I would like to show you how easy, affordable, and fun it is to make your own boffers.




Mario-in-the-box

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It's a motion-activated jack-in-the-box featuring a 3D-printed Mario that also plays the Mario theme song. The box is arduino controlled with an RC servo, a ping sensor, and a piezoelectric buzzer for sound.




Battery-Powered Air Conditioner

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This portable Air-Conditioner is powered by a 12-v battery and a Peltier , a device that gets hot on one side and cold on another side. Heat sinks, miniature air ducts, and fans are arranged to produce a cooling breeze for the user.



Home Automation using Arduino

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This project uses Arduino and accessories like sensors and motors to automate household tasks. In particular, it automates: - Modulate fan with temperature - Notify the house owner of a burglary attempt - Control light intensity based upon darkness