Eggsactly is a game of strategy and skillful observation where one player ''hides'' small pieces into a set of 3D printed eggs to challenge their opponent find them all and give the eggsact count.
I am exploring how toys and peripherals can become super fatter, interactive intimate clients. I will be exhibiting a hacked Furby which connect to a Meteor.js chat app over the internet and make the Furby ''possessible.''
It is a trend that the web client is becoming fatter, with more computing and data storage leveraged to front end. The concept of a thin client is becoming more and more obsolete as more interaction, timeliness and personification are required from the user facing the client.nI am exploring how toys can become super fat, interactive web clients. I will be presenting what I have discovered along the way as I hack a Furby, connect it to a Meteor chat app and make the toy literally ''possessed'' by other users. Warning: It can be scary!n
Center Flee Smart Poi are a unique wearable performance experience. Sensor based, the in-poi LEDs change light patterns according to the calculated velocity, making a delicate conversation between performer and technology.
Modio: build, modify and print to PLAY. Modio is the new app that lets you build and modify incredible creatures and characters then easily print them for play using a desktop 3D printer. Come create at the Modio booth!
Foxonix is the key to creating fun and awesome projects with your own custom sound content. It's perfect for toys, games, robots, art pieces, interactive displays, or any project you want to add sound to.
ARM booth #405 - The world's leading semiconductor intellectual property suppier @ Maker Faire 2014. Come see live teardowns by ifixit; learn how to make your own wearable designs; watch demos and see platforms from Arduino, Electric Imp, mbed, Rasberry Pi and more!
We create, publish and promote high-quality, eco-friendly games for the whole family. We are driven to inspire families to “unplug” and connect face to face with the people who matter most by playing games together. We will play games, sell them, and giveaway samples. We will also present our 2014 collection.
We make The Nomad 883, a ready to run CNC Mill that's at home anywhere.
A family friendly booth Rokenbok and kid*spark have paired up to create an amazing totally hands on building and constructing adventure for kids and families. From a massive 2 day community build section with tons of building material, RC vehicles, conveyor ladders, chute systems and hands on play! We'll also have a section to build your own catapults and shoot at moving targets as well as an Educators section for teachers to hear more about our Student Engineering System and classroom curriculum products.
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”.
Activation Space Title: Transit Connect Pinewood Race Description: Ford designed this space to speak to the ingenuity of the thinkers, tinkers, hobbyists and tech enthusiasts who use “remaking” to fulfill an individual vision. Stop by to create and race your own mini Pinewood Transit Connect Vehicle. And share your experience via our Instagram hashtag printer. Check out the winning Transit Connect designs from the Makers Design Challenge—a partnership with DIY blogs, Boing Boing and Make. The challenge encouraged Makers to put their creative vision on display by transforming the Transit Connect into their very own mobile lab.