Featured National Maker Faire 2016 Makers:
Piper: Building Minecraft Beyond the Screen: At PlayPiper.com our mission is to create inventors. We've created a DIY computer kit which lets kids build and program electronics and gadgets using Minecraft.
BIG NAZO: BIG NAZO is an international performance group of visual artists, puppet performers, and masked musicians who unite to create bizarre and hilarious larger-than-life sized characters, environments, and spectacles.
Plobot: Plobot is a friendly programmable robot that helps kids learn coding concepts without computer screens.
PinBox 3000 Art-cade by Cardboard Teck Instantute: This customizable cardboard tabletop pinball machine kit is gravity powered & features interchangeable play boards. Two games may be linked back to back for multi-player action! Interdisciplinary art and experiential learning & fun. Tilt the Future!
Homemade arcade machine: Luca is 7 years old and a member of the Parachute Factory Makerspace in his hometown of Las Vegas, New Mexico. He is showing his homemade arcade console made with a raspberry pi and a makey-makey.
Burlington NC, Maker Community: Burlington NC (Alamance County) has worked for the last 5 years to bring people, organizations, schools, & government together around the Maker Movement. Our exhibit shows our story, projects, and acts as a guide to others building maker communities.
Electrifi 3D Printing Filament: Electifi filament is 100 times more conductive than any other 3D printing filament, and can turn your 3D printer into a circuit maker.
Lockpick Village: Come learn to pick locks! Whether you’re curious about the secret world inside of locks, want to better understand physical security, or just want to try your hand at being James Bond, we have the tools and instructors to get you started.
Digital Harbor Foundation: Digital Harbor Foundation is a Baltimore, MD nonprofit and youth makerspace. Meet our youth makers, try a hands-on activity, and check out the winning projects from our FabSLAM program - a digital fabrication competition for youth.
GW Tech Collective: A student organization at the George Washington University dedicated to educating, innovating, and creating with technology.
Capital Area BioSpace: Capitol Area BioSpace (CABS) is a community biotechnology organization in the D.C. area to promote awareness and engagement with the public about the value of molecular biology and synthetic biology research. Come play biology with us!
Asma Chaudhary: Home Maker Fiber Art: An interactive yarn wrapping experience with embroidery yarn, bells, and pipe cleaners to surfaces like bird cages, baskets, and tricycles. This popular activity teaches visitors about South Asian artwork and contemporary and traditional techniques.
SmartCloud: Light up your living room, even when it's gloomy outside. SmartCloud brings the weather inside with five different visualizations.
The Chaos Machine: The Chaos Machine is a large automated marble machine. What makes it chaotic is that everyone is invited to modify the machine, limited only by imagination and the laws of motion.
Vintage Robot: Vintage Robot supplies humans with hand made Robot t-shirts and accessories.
Making Time: The American Watchmakers-Clockmakers Institute: Come learn about the century old art of watchmaking and clockmaking! See demonstrations of how watch and clock parts are made and put together a real working clock. You'll want to make time for the American Watchmakers- Clockmakers Institute!
National Maker Faire 2016
- 3D Imaging
- 3D Printing
- Alternative Energy
- Art & Design
- Computers & Mobile Devices
- Flying & Aeronautics
- Food & Beverages
- Fun & Games
- Internet of Things
- Kids & Family
- Kids Under 5 yo
- Kinetic Art
- Maker Pro
- Open Source
- Photography & Video
- Raspberry Pi
- Sustainability & Nature
- Virtual Reality
- Young Makers (Maker is under 18yo)