Tag: Maker Faire

Visual Tour: More Cool Stuff @Maker Faire 2017

Maker Faire | Jun 10 2017
Bioluminoids

My camera always gets a strenuous workout at Maker Faire, and this year's event was no exception. Here are some more photos, including illuminated sculptures, Danny Scheible's Tapigami and my latest excursion into virtual reality.

Visual Tour: Robots and Drones @Maker Faire 2017

Maker Faire | Jun 6 2017
InMoov Robot

Robots at Maker Faire come in all shapes and sizes, from tiny do-it-yourself gizmos to six-ton megabots. Some take humanoid form, while others perform useful functions such as backyard weeding. Many are just plain fun. Here's a look at some of the robotic contraptions at the 2017 Bay Area Maker Faire, and the people who built them.

Maker Faire 2016: A Visual Tour

Maker Faire | Jun 3 2016
Maker Faire Robot Thumbnail

Billed as the "Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth," the 2016 Bay Area Maker Faire once again highlighted the ingenuity of inventors and artists from around the globe. This year's event drew 150,000 attendees and 1300 Maker projects, from perennial favorites like the Life Size Mousetrap to newcomers like "Sandwriter SKRYF." It's a story best told in pictures, so without further adieu...

Creative Tools @Maker Faire 2016

Maker Faire | Jun 1 2016
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Maker Faire is best known as a showcase for do-it-yourself projects in disciplines ranging from art & design to robotics and metalworking. But it's also a launch pad for tools that empower creativity—3D printers, laser cutters, microcontrollers and the like. Here's a look at some of the notable enabling technologies seen at the 2016 event...

Robots @Maker Faire 2015

Maker Faire | May 23 2015
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Robots are among the main attractions at Maker Faire, from tiny "BrushBots" to giant metal creatures that could have stepped out from a science-fiction movie. Some even have practical uses, like making pancakes and solving Rubik's Cube (the latter from a 13-year-old inventor). Take a look in this slide show.